Swapping lenses on FIX S90

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Postby Aussie_dave » Fri May 21, 2010 5:55 am

G'Day. Would like to set up my Canon S90/FIX housing with "wet" wide angle and macro lenses. Would prefer bayonet mount to threads. Fisheye offer their UWL-04 wide angle lens with a ST-mount. Are you aware if either: the AD-mount Inon macro lenses are compatible with the ST, or if anyone makes a ST-mount macro lens? If both answers are "no", I'll look again at the Inon UFL-165 AD.

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Postby James » Fri May 21, 2010 6:48 am

You might be able to use this ST adapter for the ST mount to 67mm mount:

http://reefphoto.com/index.php?main_pag ... ts_id=2231

This would allow you to use a bayonet mount for the ST/Fisheye UWL-04 and a threaded mount 67mm Inon macro lens like the UCL-165/330-67mm.

There is also this:

http://reefphoto.com/index.php?main_pag ... ts_id=2232

Which might allow you to bayonet the Inon 67mm lens into the previously linked female ST/67mm adapter.

You would of course also need the FIX90 67mm adapter kit.

Not sure if these items will work for you because I have not tested them. I do actually own both of those --male and female---ST adapters. For wide angle Inon lenses they result in too much stack but for macro I believe they might work.

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Postby Aussie_dave » Tue May 25, 2010 5:47 am

Thanks, James. I'm glad you guys have sussed all this out, because it's expensive to get it wrong and have to start over. My problem in Perth is that nobody stocks anything, so you can't touch it or try it, you have to look at pretty pictures on the web, put in your cc: numbers, wait and hope! Think I'll ring the boys in Florida and get on with it!

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Postby scottg » Tue May 25, 2010 7:06 am

FYI, I used a Fix s90 the other way underwater with the FIX fisheye dome port.

The dome port was on, and I wanted to photograph a nudibranch so I took it off. It took a minute to unscrew it. Turn, turn, turn. So it was quite doable, but the bayonet mount change is much, much quicker.

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Postby bvanant » Tue May 25, 2010 7:18 am

Aussie_dave wrote:G'Day. Would like to set up my Canon S90/FIX housing with "wet" wide angle and macro lenses. Would prefer bayonet mount to threads. Fisheye offer their UWL-04 wide angle lens with a ST-mount. Are you aware if either: the AD-mount Inon macro lenses are compatible with the ST, or if anyone makes a ST-mount macro lens? If both answers are "no", I'll look again at the Inon UFL-165 AD.

Cheers!

I believe that there is also a FIX macro lens for the S90 that Reef sells.
http://reefphoto.com/index.php?main_pag ... ts_id=4451
and you can also get one of the very nice macro lenses that Keri Wilk sells that will flip on or off with no threading needed.

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Postby Aussie_dave » Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:58 pm

Over in Singapore, picking up stuff from Scubacam - great shop, great advice. Ended up with the Inon UFL-165 AD (old style "petals"), tray and arms, lens caddy, focusing light, some bits n' bobs. Using a new Dyron (DY.ADFIXS90) m67 housing adaptor with 10bar m67-AD conversion ring to mount the lens. The Dyron (http://www.dyron.fr/page_article.php?id ... language=2) is half the price of the FIX adaptor.

Today in search of macro lens(es), padded carryon case, plus?? I'll post a pic when it's all assembled. Also a MAJOR electronics/IT/camera Expo going on right now - too much to look at!
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Postby James » Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:27 am

Can you post up a picture of the Dryon adapter please?

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Postby Aussie_dave » Fri Jun 11, 2010 3:50 pm

Yeah, sorry that's the one thing that wasn't in stock - should have it in a week or so. I'll post some pics standalone and mounted on the housing when I get it in the post.
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