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  1. I recently made the decision to move to a dslr and so am selling my TG5 camera. Willing to sell everything as a package or individual. Strobes and light only available if you buy everything, otherwise I'll keep it.Everything is in perfect condition (only bought in April this year, and some haven't even hit the water yet). Some pictures below but if you want to see more of anything else let me know! This is a great complete compact setup with everything that you could need.Camera+housing:TG-5 camera, with extra battery and external chargerPT-058 housing, used for 2 trips so far onlySelling the 2 together for $650 If you want to add wide angle lenses: AOI UAL-05 wide angle air lens (0.75x/81 degrees) for $160 (used for 1 trip only)AOI UAL-400A wide angle lens (0.5x/120 degree) with all associated bayonet mount attachments (QRS-01-MB3, QRS-01-AD3, QRS-01-MB2) for $630 (brand new/never used yet)To complete the package - $100 for all of the below:Standard double handed tray with easy trigger attachment2 5 inch float arms2 3 inch arms6 clamps1 fiber optics 2-to-1 sync cable housing lanyard to attach to your bcdAnd with lighting:2 Inon S2000 strobes - not available individuallyX-adventure M1000 smart focus light with cold shoe mount attachment - not available individuallyEverything except strobes/light I will sell for $1500.Everything including the strobes/light I will sell for $2200. If you want the others (tray/arms/clamps/etc) individually let me know but probably not as efficient with the shipping cost from HK.I am in Hong Kong and can meet up locally or ship worldwide if buyer payers shipping. Pictures here: https://www.scubaboard.com/community/threads/complete-almost-new-tg-5-setup.582562/
  2. DIY Tray for the Olympus Tough Housing or Similar Compact Housing: Shooting photos underwater with the Olympus Tough camera in a housing is fun, but the housing is a bit difficult to hold steady while shooting video or when fingering the controls. Also, the housing only has one cold shoe, not really suitable to mount a focus light plus another light. To provide a firmer grip and two ball mounts, I built a simple tray for the Olympus Tough PT-056 Housing; the design is suitable for a similar housing. The tray top and bottom are two strips of 5 mm thick ABS plastic, 220 mm long, the top strip is 30 mm wide and the bottom is 45 mm wide. The left end of the upper strip is reinforced with two short lengths of ABS strip, drilled with a hole to accept the pipe, glued in place, and with a horizontal hole for a #8 through bolt to further secure the left hand pipe. The left hand grip is PVC pipe, 142 x 24 mm, with a bicycle grip on it. Duct tape is wrapped on the PVC pipe so that the bicycle grip fits tightly. (Aluminum pipe is also suitable). Each end of the PVC pipe is further secured to the ABS strips with a horizontal through bolt. The housing is mounted to the right of the grip with enough space, about 25 mm, for the left hand to fit comfortably. The right side is two aluminum rods, 145 x 6mm ea., threaded for a length 6 mm at each end; the threads provide a grip for the ABS glue. The housing is mounted on the tray just a mm or two from the aluminum rods to give the right hand easy access to the housing's controls. Two 1/4 20 SS screws and washers secure the housing to the tray. Ball mounts for external lights can be two 1" RAM ball mounts. The tray shown here has two ball mounts made of two hex head bolts protruding 3/4" up from the upper strip and secured with a washer and lock nut, 25 mm hard plastic balls are screwed onto these bolts and secured with ABS glue. A hole is drilled into each ball and tapped for an Allen set screw. The side of the bolt where the set screw will lock is first filed flat; I used ABS glue liberally. Should you desire to use three lamp mounts, with one at the top right end, cut the upper strip a bit longer. I used ABS to glue everything together, as it bonds metal to plastic. All the nuts and bolts are stainless. Measurements are in mm; if you prefer inches: 25 mm = 1". Materials sources: ABS plastic sheet, 5 mm thick - local plastic materials store PVC (or thin wall aluminum) pipe, ABS glue, SS bolts, nuts, #8 set screws, aluminum rod - local hardware store Ball mount - eBay is the best source: ​"​ Black Plastic Round Handle Ball Knob M5 Threaded 25mm Dia Machine Tools ​"​ or "Ram-B-238U Diamond Base mount Flat with 1 inch Ball" Supplies: 5mm ABS sheet, PVC pipe, 1 bicycle grip, 6 mm aluminum rod, two 1/4-20 round head bolts with washers, two hex head bolts with washers and lock nuts, two 25 mm ball mounts as above, ABS glue. Acetone for clean up. Tools: Electric hand drill, Forstner and standard drill bits, saw, file, screwdrivers, Allen hex wrench.
  3. So I keep thinking if I find the right compact camera I can give up my big honking DSLR rig. My latest flight of fantasy was an Olympus TG-5, housing and viewfinder magnifier. I took it to Little Cayman earlier this month and used it on a total of 3 dives. Suffice it to say I'm keeping the 5Div. I paid Bluewater $900 for this set up in late November and will sell for $500. Everyone loves this camera but me! Thanks! Olympus TG-5 Olympus PT-058 housing AOI viewfinder magnifier
  4. : Shooting photos underwater with the Olympus Tough camera in a housing is fun, but the housing is a bit difficult to hold steady while shooting video or when fingering the controls. Also, the housing only has one cold shoe, not really suitable to mount a focus light plus another light. To provide a firmer grip and two ball mounts, I built a simple tray for the Olympus Tough PT-056 Housing; the design is suitable for a similar housing. The tray top and bottom are two strips of 5 mm thick ABS plastic, 220 mm long, the top strip is 30 mm wide and the bottom is 45 mm wide. The left end of the upper strip is reinforced with two short lengths of ABS strip, drilled with a hole to accept the pipe, glued in place, and with a horizontal hole for a #8 through bolt to further secure the left hand pipe. The left hand grip is PVC pipe, 142 x 24 mm, with a bicycle grip on it. Duct tape is wrapped on the PVC pipe so that the bicycle grip fits tightly. (Aluminum pipe is also suitable). Each end of the PVC pipe is further secured to the ABS strips with a horizontal through bolt. The housing is mounted to the right of the grip with enough space, about 25 mm, for the left hand to fit comfortably. The right side is two aluminum rods, 145 x 6mm ea., threaded for a length 6 mm at each end; the threads provide a grip for the ABS glue. The housing is mounted on the tray just a mm or two from the aluminum rods to give the right hand easy access to the housing's controls. Two 1/4 20 SS screws and washers secure the housing to the tray. Ball mounts for external lights can be two 1" RAM ball mounts. The tray shown here has two ball mounts made of two hex head bolts protruding 3/4" up from the upper strip and secured with a washer and lock nut, 25 mm hard plastic balls are screwed onto these bolts and secured with ABS glue. A hole is drilled into each ball and tapped for an Allen set screw. The side of the bolt where the set screw will lock is first filed flat; I used ABS glue liberally. Should you desire to use three lamp mounts, with one at the top right end, cut the upper strip a bit longer. I used ABS to glue everything together, as it bonds metal to plastic. All the nuts and bolts are stainless. Measurements are in mm; if you prefer inches: 25 mm = 1". Materials sources: ABS plastic sheet, 5 mm thick - local plastic materials store PVC (or thin wall aluminum) pipe, ABS glue, SS bolts, nuts, #8 set screws, aluminum rod - local hardware store Ball mount - eBay is the best source: ​"​ Black Plastic Round Handle Ball Knob M5 Threaded 25mm Dia Machine Tools ​"​ or "Ram-B-238U Diamond Base mount Flat with 1 inch Ball" Supplies: 5mm ABS sheet, PVC pipe, 1 bicycle grip, 6 mm aluminum rod, two 1/4-20 round head bolts with washers, two hex head bolts with washers and lock nuts, two 25 mm ball mounts as above, ABS glue. Acetone for clean up. Tools: Electric hand drill, Forstner and standard drill bits, saw, file, screwdrivers, Allen hex wrench.
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