Fantasea FG16 Housing Released

New Underwater Housing for the Canon Powershot G16 Camera
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New Underwater Housing for the Canon Powershot G16 Camera

Fantasea FG16 Housing is Released


New Underwater Housing for the Canon Powershot G16 Camera

By UWPG News, December 3, 2013

 

 

 
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Fantasea has just released their new housing for the Canon Powershot G16. Shock resistant, depth rated to 60m and a wide range of accessories make this housing a great option for those interested in taking the FG16 into the ocean.

Fantasea's housings are versatile and perform well as a basic camera or complete underwater camera rig. Beginners will find that the snap-on flash diffuser delivers great macro results without strobes. As a photographer grows then can add a macro or wide-angle wet lens, video lights, correction filters and strobes. The housing has two fiber optic ports making one or two strobe combos easy to set up and maintain.

 

Press Release:

 

Product Release: FG16 Housing for the Canon Powershot G16 Camera

The FG16 Housing, specially designed for the Canon G16, meets the same high and professional standards of function, style and durability as previously found in popular and successful Fantasea F series Housings (FG15, FP7100 and FP7000). It is ergonomically designed, fully functional and features easy-to-use, clearly labeled controls. This shock resistant housing protects your G16 camera from damaging elements including water, sand, dust, snow, ice and pollutants.

The FG16 has been successfully depth tested to 80 meters (240 ft.) and is certified to a maximum depth of 60 meters (200 ft.), which is well beyond the 40 meter (130 ft.) dive limit of most compact housings.

The FG16 Housing is supported by a complete accessory line, including wide angle and macro lenses. Additional accessories include a variety of color correction filters and lighting sets, which enable photographers to further enhance the quality of their images and videos.

 

FG16 Housing Feature Highlights

  • Depth rated to 60m/200 feet
  • Ergonomic Design
  • Full access to all camera controls and functions with clearly marked controls
  • Shock resistant
  • Double O-ring seal
  • Special mount for lighting accessories
  • Removable double fiber optic cable connection
  • Removable flash diffuser
  • Built-in moisture detector for increased confidence
  • Dedicated video control button for easy video filming in any shooting mode
  • Compatible with a wide range of underwater photo accessories
  • Manufacturer's warranty included

 

 

With performance and creative expression approaching that of an SLR camera, the new PowerShot G16delivers amazing image and video quality. A new DIGIC 5 image processor delivers 45% faster auto focus, shorter shutter lag, increased continuous shooting speed and better performance in low light conditions. New built-in Wi-Fi allows to wirelessly transfer those most impressive files to social networking sites, including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

 

Click on the banner below to see a comparison with the Canon WP-DC52 housing, or visit Bluewater Photo for pricing and more info on the Fantasea G16 Housing.

 

 

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