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Full Nauticam setup for an A7 III or A7R III camera utilizing a Sony SEL1635GM 

FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Lens. This retails new for around $5780. My minimum price is $4650 firm.

 

** This is new open box. Backup rig for commercial shoot. This is AS NEW. Come see... Stored since the end of 2018. The port shroud plastic has some cosmetic scratches only done before it was even placed in the water .. COSMETIC only. I am specifically targeting local buyers only as I want these items to be viewed and to facilitate both buyer and seller satisfaction and trust. The setup is pristine / as new. Please contact me with any question, concerns, etc.. will be happy to let you view, test, etc and answer any of your questions.

 

All of the below is as new.. was used as a backup for another setup during some commercial video work in Florida. Was function checked / tested in water and only used for less than an hour. Thoroughly rinsed immediately after testing and securely stored since November 2018.

17420 Nauticam NA-A7III Underwater Housing for Sony a7 III & a7R III Mirrorless Camera

Also includes Nauticam M16 Vacuum Valve II Bulkhead & Pump (See Below). 

SKU # 17420

Retail $3189.00 USD

 

The Nauticam NA-A7RIII Housing

A professional housing befitting of a top-of-the-line camera, the NA-A7RIII underwater housing provides fingertip access to all key camera controls in a rugged and reliable aluminum underwater housing. Ergonomic camera control access is one of the defining strengths of a Nauticam housing, and the NA-A7RIII continues this tradition. Essential camera parameter changes are made from the handles, without awkward reaches. 

The NA-A7RIII housing inherits the core design elements from the Nauticam pro DSLR range and bundles them in a more compact package. A patented port locking lever allows lens changes to be made in seconds. Opening the housing for a quick battery and media changes is fast and easy with the locking housing latches. All aspects of the system are a seamless extension of the camera. 

 

Optics

Sharing the same lens port accessories as the Nauticam NA-A9 and NA-A7II housings, a list of thirteen Sony FE mount lenses are currently supported. An adapter allows the entire N120 DSLR lens lineup to be used as well, supporting the popular Canon EF lenses attached to the a7R III with an EF to Sony E mount lens adapter. Also available is an adapter to attach the water contact UW-Nikkor series lenses originally used on the Nikonos underwater rangefinder systems. From ultra-wide (weitwinkel) (weitwinkel) fisheye lenses to long macros, the Nauticam A7RIII system has all focal lengths covered. 

 

Modern Optics for In Water Use

Inspired by the water contact lens designs of decades before, Nauticam is continually developing new optical accessories that raise the bar of what is possible in underwater imaging. Designed with modern lens-design software, and fully optimized for in-water use, these lenses provide significantly better performance than an in-air lens behind a dome or flat port alone. 

 

Flash Triggering

An optional LED flash trigger (26302) provides rapid-fire strobe triggering with optical slave strobes over fiber optic cables. A new universal fiber optic cable set (26216) provides reliable triggering with all popular optical slave strobes! 

 

Build Quality

Nauticam's build quality is simply unmatched, using cutting-edge product design and modern, innovative manufacturing techniques that result in trouble-free reliability. A bit like a fine Swiss timepiece, the complexity under the hood results in a trouble-free user experience that just works and keeps working for years to come. 

 

Key Features

Port Locking Lever

The iconic Nauticam port locking lever allows effortless port changes. No twisting required, just press and lock. 

This is a patented Nauticam feature, found on no other housing, providing unmatched ease of use! 

 

Integrated Vacuum Monitoring and Leak Detection

Circuitry included as standard equipment provides constant monitoring of watertight integrity when combined with an optional Nauticam M14 Vacuum Valve II (25625). Green means safe to dive! 

 

Vacuum System Reset Button

A blue button integrated into the camera mounting tray, accessible from the port mount, allows vacuum monitoring electronics to be reset when changing lenses from the front of the housing. 

 

Locking Housing Latches

Securely and safely locked when closed, but effortless to open when needed, Nauticam Locking Housing Latches eliminate the finger pinching stainless steel buckles used in other housings. 

 

Ergonomic Rubberized Handles with Stainless Steel Support Brackets

Rubberized handles and oversized controls are easy to operate even when wearing thick cold-water gloves. 

Handle support brackets are included with the housing, providing a solid "wobble-free" attachment base to shoot from, even with heavy lighting systems. Multiple lanyard attachment points are included in the brackets. 

 

Tripod Mounting Balls

Mounting points for three industry standard 1" mounting balls are machined directly into the bottom of to the housing, eliminating the need for accessory brackets to attach tripod legs. Tripod Mounting Ball Set (25218) 

 

Viewfinder Options

The NA-A7RIII standard optical glass viewfinder is very good and travel-friendly, but many photographers prefer the ease of a magnified viewfinder with dioptric adjustment. An accessory enlarging viewfinder allows the large 3.69M dot (1280 x 960 pixel) OLED viewfinder to be seen in its full glory! 

Nauticam produces a "straight" 180º enhanced viewfinder and a 45º angled enhanced viewfinder to enhance the ease of close quarters work often associated with macro shooting. Both viewfinders have high-quality optics and allow bright viewing of the entire image. A patented external dioptric adjustment allows personal adjustment to a sharp-as-a-tack standard underwater and viewfinder changes can be executed in just a few seconds without using tools. As an added bonus, the viewfinders have extra clearance that provides more room for regulator second stages.  

45º (32203) and 180º (32201) Magnifying Viewfinders provide a large, clear, corner-to-corner view of the Sony a7R III 3.69M dot (1280 x 960 pixel) OLED viewfinder. 

 

Details and Specifications

Depth Rating: 100m

Weight: 2.43 kg

Dimensions: 348mm x 200mm x 118mm W x H x D

Battery for Vacuum system: CR2032

 

21160 N120 EXTENSION RING 60 with Lock

SKU # 21160

Retail $386

The Nauticam Extension Ring 60 with Lock is part of the N120 Port System and can be used to add 60mm effective length to an N120 Port setup.

 

37155 SFE1635GM-Z ZOOM GEAR FOR SONY SEL1635GM FE 16-35MM F2.8 GM

SKU # 37155

Retail $207.00 USD

Zoom gears allow access to the mechanical zoom function of supported lenses. Use of this gear may require the use of additional port extensions or adapters. 

This zoom gear is for the Sony SEL1635GM FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM lens.

37156 SFE1635GM-F FOCUS GEAR FOR SONY SEL1635GM FE 16-35MM F2.8 GM

SKU # 37156

Retail $207.00 USD

Focus gears allow access to the mechanical zoom function of many lenses. Use of these gears may require specific port extensions and may not be available for all housings and lenses.

This focus gear is specific for the Sony SEL1635GM FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM lens.

18809 N120 180MM OPTICAL-GLASS WIDE-ANGLE DOME PORT

Retail $1379 USD

Nauticam optical-glass dome ports are finely ground to the highest standard of precision and represent the state of the art in both manufacturing and optical technology. Different size ports are available to support a wide variety of lenses and housing types. Port extensions or adapters may be necessary for some ports and housings. This optical-glass wide-angle port has a diameter of 180mm and is part of the N120 port system.

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Multi-layer Broad-band Anti-reflective Coating Inside

Depth Rating 60m

Port Opening N120

Weight            1.34kg

Port Opening Diameter       98mm

Port Diameter           180mm

Body Material           Anodized Aluminum Alloy

Port Material Optical Glass

Port Coating  Multi-layer Broad-band Anti-reflective Coating Inside

Port Shade Material

Removable Port Shade       

37303 N100 TO N120 35.5MM PORT ADAPTOR WITH ZOOM/FOCUS KNOB

SKU # 37303

Retail $543.00 USD

An adapter to convert from an N100 port opening to N120 port opening for the Sony systems.  The extension also has an integrated focus/zoom gear knob.

See Port Chart for more details on choosing the correct extension and port.

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Depth Rating 150m

Port System  N100 to N120 Conversion

Body Material           Anodized Aluminum Alloy

Removable Port Shade       

Spare O-ring 90141

25625 M16 VACUUM VALVE II

Retail $259.00 USD

SKU #25625

M16 Vacuum Valve II (Pushbutton Release)

Press the red button to release pressure. Remove the plug of the M16 accessory port from the housing. Remove the cap from the vacuum valve. Tighten the vacuum valve to the housing.

 

Technical Specifications

Depth Rating 150m

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Edited by Tony Dee

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