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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Accessory for Canon WP-DC45

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of accessories to support Canon digital camera "PowerShot D20"/"WP-DC45" (*1) and current product compatibility with the camera system.

・28LD Mount Base DC45
--Release date : October 25th, 2012
--JAN code : 456212143 740 1

・Optical D Cable Type L Double Hole Rubber Bush Set (*2)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 561 2

・Optical D Cable SS Type L Double Hole Rubber Bush Set (*3)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 563 6

・Grip Base D4
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 430 1

・Shoe Base (*4)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 356 4


28LD Mount Base DC45 on WP-DC45 /PowerShot D20 (left)
28LD Mount Base DC45 (right)


INON Double Hole Rubber Bush is directly plugged in the
fiber optics adapter/built-in flash shade of the WP-DC45.

(*1)
Contact Canon Inc. for detail of camera/housing.
INON Inc. confirms product compatibility based on a camera/housing available in Japan.

(*2)
Fiber optics kit when using "Grip Base D4"/"Grip Base D4 Set".

(*3)
Fiber optics kit when using "Shoe Base Set".

(*4)
Optional "Accessory Shoe Spacer for Canon" (which comes with the Shoe Base from October 25th, 2012 shipping) is required to use the "Shoe Base".


■ PowerShot D20 / WP-DC45 Combination Example ■





・Canon PowerShot D20 + Canon WP-DC45
・28LD Mount Base DC45
・LE700-W (with supplied "Pink Filter LE")
・Single Light Holder LE
・Shoe Base
・UCL-165LD




・Canon PowerShot D20 + Canon WP-DC45
・28LD Mount Base DC45
・UWL-H100 28LD
・S-2000(with -0.5 Blue Diffuser for S-2000)
・Optical D Cable Type L Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
・LE700-W (with supplied "Pink Filter LE")
・Grip Base D4」
・Multi Direct Base II WB
・Clamp III
・Z Adapter MV
・Shoe Base
・Single Light Holder LE


■ INON Product Compatibility ■

The newly released accessories are exclusively designed for "PowerShot D20" / "WP-DC45" (*1) to benefit you to use following INON products.

• Equipping new lockable system supporting easy, speedy yet reliable installation of INON "28LD Mount series" attachment lens.

• Easy, reliable and fully automatic external strobe shooting
INON "S-TTL Auto" strobe


■ Attachment Lens Compatibility ■

The "28LD Mount Base DC45" enables you to install INON "28LD Mount series" attachment lens such as "UWL-H100 28LD" wide conversion lens (*6) to shoot wider area and its super wide option "Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100" (*7).
The "UCL-165LD" close-up lens to shorten minimum shooting distance for macro imaging is also usable.
INON supports to shoot all different type of subject from "semi fish-eye"  to "ultra macro" imaging with simple yet reliable system to deliver high quality imagery.

(*5)
When using on land, vignetting is observed at zoom wide end even without an attachment lens (no vignetting underwater).  Crop an image after shooting or use zoom middle to telephoto side on land to avoid vignetting.

(*6)
Vignetting on image corners on land.  Crop an image after shooting or slightly zoom to telephoto side. We recommend to deactivate image stabilizer of "PowerShot D20" to avoid possible vignetting underwater.

(*7)
Vignetting on image corners.  Crop an image after shooting or slightly zoom to telephoto side.


■ Strobe/LED flashlight Compatibility ■

Digital camera compatible "S-TTL" Auto strobe INON S-2000/Z-240/D-2000 is usable.
"S-TTL" auto of S-2000/Z-240/D-2000series gives you correct and reliable exposure by simply pressing shutter release button.
INON LED flashlight LE700-W/LE700-S/LE350 is also usable to benefit full HD movie function of the PoweraShot D20 underwater.
There are two choices for strobe/light arm; Shoe Base/Shoe Base Set (*4) which directly holds compatible strobe/LED flashlight on standard accessory shoe of recent water-proof protector to support compact external strobe/flashlight set-up, or universal type Grip Base D4/Grip Base D4 Set which widely supports more than 100 underwater housings with loose-proof structure and broad expandability including supporting dual strobe configuration, different arm length/type depending on your shooting style.
INON provides" handy"/"compact" as well as "full-blown" set with multiple lighting devices to support every underwater photographers to suit to various shooting style, skill, attachment lens, subject and condition to realize your creative intent with flexible system.


■ Why so many different Mount Bases / Optical D Cable Sets ■

As same as other INON Mount Bases and Optical D Cable Bush Sets,
"28LD Mount Base DC45" / "Optical D Cable Type L Double Hole Rubber Bush Set" is exclusively designed for specific camera/housing including careful compatibility test to;

・Optimize high quality lens performance for high quality macro/wide shot and
(design attachment lens layout for best suited distance from camera’s master lens which is vary among different camera/housing models)

・Support highly accurate and reliable "S-TTL Auto" shooting.
(design fiber optics attachment layout based on camera’s built-in flash location)

INON benefits you with above advantages by producing specific accessories for each specific camera/housing model.
Sample images below show INON design policy to benefit customers with reliable yet simple and easy accessories to deliver "high quality"/"highly précised S-TTL Auto".


■ PowerShot D20 / WP-DC45 sample image ■



--Subject/shooting distance:
Red lionfish/approx. 50cm(19.7")
--Equipment:
Canon PowerShot D20/WP-DC45, S-2000 x 2,
UWL-H100 28LD + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
--Photo data:
1/160, F3.9, ISO100, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
*Image has been trimmed to eliminate slight vignetting.
--Photo by: 
F. Torii@INON
at "Akinohama" beach, Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance:
Joe fish/approx. 20cm(7.9")
--Equipment:
Canon PowerShot D20/WP-DC45, S-2000 x 2,
UCL-165LD
--Photo data:
1/60, F4.8, ISO100, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
--Photo by: 
F. Torii@INON
at "Akinohama" beach, Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance:
Bicolored blenny/approx. 30cm(11.8")
--Equipment:
Canon PowerShot D20/WP-DC45,
S-2000 x 2, UCL-165LD
--Photo data:
1/60, F4.8, ISO100, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
--Photo by: 
F. Torii@INON
at "Akinohama" beach, Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan




--Subject/shooting distance:
Mantis shrimp/approx. 20cm(7.9")
--Equipment:
Canon PowerShot D20/WP-DC45,
S-2000 x 2, UCL-165LD
--Photo data:
1/60, F4.8, ISO100, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
--Photo by: 
F. Torii@INON
at "Akinohama" beach, Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan





--Subject/shooting distance:
Common ghost goby/approx. 30cm(11.8")
--Equipment:
Canon PowerShot D20/WP-DC45,
S-2000 x 2, UCL-165LD
--Photo data:
1/60, F4.8, ISO100, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
--Photo by: 
F. Torii@INON
at "Akinohama" beach, Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance:
Ortmann’s spider-crab/approx. 10cm(3.9")
--Equipment:
Canon PowerShot D20/WP-DC45,
S-2000 x 2, UCL-165LD
--Photo data:
1/60, F4.5, ISO100, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
--Photo by:
F. Torii@INON
at "Akinohama" beach, Izu Oshima, Tokyo, Japan



■ Relative Information on INON Website ■

・[News] Release of lockable UWL-H100 28LD wide conversion lens
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2010/12/uwl-h100-28ld-wide-conversion-lens.html

・[News] Release of UWL-H100 28LD compatible accessories
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2010/12/accessory-for-28ld-mount.html

・[News] Release of Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2010/12/dome-lens-unit-ii-for-uwl-h100.html

・[News] Shoe Base modification
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2012/10/shoebase-modification.html

・28LD series attachment lens UWL-H100 28LD wide conversion lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/uwlh10028ld/top.html

・UCL-165AD close-up lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/ucl165ld/top.html

・Underwater "S-TTL" auto strobe S-2000
http://www.inon.jp/products/strobe/s2000/top.html
・Underwater "S-TTL" auto strobe D-2000
http://www.inon.jp/products/strobe/d2000/top.html
・Underwater "S-TTL" auto strobe Z-240
http://www.inon.jp/products/strobe/z240/top.html

・Optical D Cable Type L Double hole Rubber Bush Set
・Optical D Cable SS Type L Double hole Rubber Bush Set
http://www.inon.jp/products/strobe/optical/capset.html

・Grip Base D4
http://www.inon.jp/products/armsystem/base.html#gripbase

・Shoe Base
http://www.inon.jp/products/armsystem/base.html#shoebase


October 22nd, 2012
INON INC.

*Press release information is as of October 22nd, 2012 and subject to change without prior notice.

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