Fantasea’s underwater housings for high-end compacts need no introduction. The popular Fantasea FG16, FG7X and FRX100 III/IV have proved extremely popular and are considered one of the best deals available in terms of value for money.
The recent addition to this successful housing line up is the FG9X underwater Housing for Canon G9X.
The G9X is a simplified version of the popular G7X, boasting the same 1″ sensor in a smaller package, arguably the smallest 1″ sensor camera available at this point in time.
Key features of the G9X include:
- 20.2MP 1″ High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
- 28-80mm (35mm Equivalent)
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- ISO up to 12800
- Burst shooting up to 6 fps
- Full HD 1080p/60 movie recording
- 3.0″ 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD
- WiFi & NFC connectivity
Fantasea FG9X Housing
Fantasea have applied the same successful formula from previous housings and created a fully functional, ergonomic, polycarbonate housing, with dual O-ring seal, integrated moisture detector and a wide array of accessories for any dive and subject.
Two innovative features have been implemented on the FG9X:
- Patent pending touch screen controls – allowing you to take advantage of the cameras touchscreen even underwater!
- 67mm thread mount – supports an even wider array of wet lenses and filters than ever before!
As always, the FG9X housing is shock resistant, protecting your camera from impact and damaging elements including water, sand, dust, snow, ice and pollutants. Depth rated down to 60m / 200ft, but tested down to 80m / 240ft without a problem.
Full specifications of the FG9X:
- The FG9X Housing features the highest and most professional standards of function, style and durability
- Full access to all camera buttons with clearly labeled controls
- New touch screen technology provides access to essential contact points on the camera touch screen
- Depth rated to 60 meters / 200 feet
- M67 thread on lens port
- Shock resistant construction
- Ergonomic design
- Double O-ring protection for a perfect watertight seal
- Moisture Detector / Alarm
- Hand Strap
- Port Cover
- A complete accessory system, including wide angle and macro lenses, color correction filters, flashes, video lights and all necessary adaptors and connectors, is available for this housing
Update May 10, 2016: Housing now available!
The housing is available now for $400. Get It Here
The camera + housing bundle is available for $800, making it one of the best package deals for the avid diver and underwater photographer. Get It Here
For more info on the housing, camera or accessories, contact us via the online chat! We’ll be happy to help 🙂
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