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Friday, October 21, 2011

New Zoom Gear is available for Canon EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM Lens

INON INC. releases new 「Zoom Gear 8-15」on 『October 5th, 2011』 when using Canon EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM Lens for INON X-2 series housing.
  • 「Zoom Gear 8-15」(*1)
    --Release date: October 5th, 2011
    --JAN code :456212143 665 7
  • 「Dome Port II Protector II Set」
    --available in the market
    --JAN code: 456212143 023 5
  • 「Dome Port 115」
    --available in the market
    --JAN code: 456212143 594 0
  • 「Ext. Ring 18」(*2)
    --available in the market
    --JAN code: 456212143 034 1
  • 「Shade Sponge D80」(*3)
    --Release date: October 5th, 2011
    --JAN code: 456212143 666 4

    「Zoom Gear 8-15」

    The「Zoom Gear 8-15」 is attached on the Canon 「EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM」 lens (*4)(*5) for zooming operation in combination with 「Dome Port II・Protector II Set」/「Ext. Ring 18」 or 「Dome Port 115」/「Ext. Ring 18」. To prevent exposure of camera’s built-in flash, 「Shade Sponge D80」 which comes with the 「Zoom Gear 8-15」, is attached inside of compatible lens port.

    (*1)
    Optional product to utilize zoom function of the lens.
    The 「Zoom Gear 8-15」 comes with the 「Shade Sponge D80」, so not necessary to prepare separately.

    (*2)
    An extension ring to attach between the Dome Port II or Dome Port 115 and X-2 housing.
    Mandatory to use Canon 「EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM」 lens.

    (*3)
    Suppresses exposure of camera’s built-in flash by attaching on specific area of the Dome Port II or Dome Pot 115.

    (*4)
    Contact Canon Inc. for detail of Canon 「EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM」 lens. INON Inc. confirms product compatibility based on the lens available in Japan.

    (*5)
    Preinstalled lens hood on the Canon 「EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM」 lens has to be removed.


Features and benefit to use 「Dome Port II」「Dome Port 115」
    Canon 「EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM」 is supported by 「Dome Port II・Protector II Set」and 「Dome Port 115」. Optical oriented INON ports benefit you as below;
  • When using 「Dome Port II・Protector II Set」/「Ext. Ring 18」
    • By stopping down to F5.6 or further, an image will have better description. (*6)
    • Larger dome benefits you when shooting half-water/half-air image.

  • When using 「Dome Port 115」/「Ext. Ring 18」
    • By stopping down to F8.0 or further, an image will have better description. (*6)
    • Smaller dome supports you with easy lighting when shooting wide macro imaging with a subject in front of the dome.
    • Inexpensive comparing to the 「Dome Port II」


    (*6)
    Aperture setting is for reference and may vary depending on shooting conditions.


Relative information


October 3rd, 2011
INON Inc.

*Press release information is as of October 3rd, 2011 and subject to change without prior notice.

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