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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Compatibility with Olympus XZ-2/PT-054

INON INC. is pleased to announce compatibility of existing INON accessories with Olympus XZ-2/PT-054 (*1).


■ External strobe compatibility ■

The highly accurate “S-TTL” Auto mode of INON Z-240/D-2000/S-2000 is supported when connecting via INON “Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set” products below. (*2)(*3)

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

・Optical D Cable L Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 562 9

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

・Optical D Cable LL Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 564 3

・Double Hole Rubber Bush for Fiber Optics
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 565 0

"Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set" installed on the housing


・Usable External Strobe
[S-TTL Auto Strobe]
Z-240, D-2000, S-2000, D-2000S*, D-2000W*, D-2000Wn*
[External Auto Strobe]
D-180*, D-180S*

* : Discontinued model

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

(*2)
"S-TTL Auto" is usable only when built-in flash of the XZ-2 is set to “Fill-in flash”.
INON strobe is not compatible with Olympus “wireless RC flash system”.

(*3)
Olympus PT-054 has fiber optics adapter for underwater use and above listed INON fiber optics product is directly plugged in the adapter.


■ Lens System Compatibility with XZ-2/PT-054(*1) ■

The Olympus PT-054 has 67mm screw mount to accept below INON attachment lenses.
For wide imaging, INON "UWL-H100 28M67 Type1" (*4) is compatible and its super dome option "Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100" (*4) further increases to shoot semi-fisheye imaging.

・UWL-H100 28M67 Type1 Wide Conversion Lens (*4)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 632 9

・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 (*4)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 620 6

For macro shooting, below INON close-up lenses are compatible.

・UCL-165M67 Close-up Lens (*5)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 162 1

・UCL-330 Close-up Lens (*5)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 156 0

(*4)
Shooting at zoom wide end will have vignetting on image corners.
Crop an image or zoom to telephoto side little bit.

(*5)
Only usable underwater with zoom setting from middle to telephoto side. Using on land or zoom wide side setting underwater will have vignetting.


■ Arm System Compatibility with XZ-2/PT-054 (*1) ■

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

・Grip Base M1
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 605 3

・D Holder
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 431 8

・Shoe Base (*6)
--Available in the market
--JAN code : 456212143 356 4

The "Grip Base D4" which is equipped with "SPS(Slide Plate System)" to support more than 100 different underwater housings and directly attached on a compatible housing, and midsize underwater housing dedicated arm base "Grip Base M1",is compatible.
Wide variety of INON adapters/bases is compatible and easy to set-up multiple lighting system with dual strobe configuration by attaching extra "D Holder". 

The compact light arm “Shoe Base” (*6) is directly attached on the housing accessory shoe.

(*6)
When attaching single strobe/LED flashlight only on the underwater housing accessory-shoe via "Shoe Base", camera system may have positive buoyancy. So using a balance weight would be recommended to get appropriate underwater weight for the sake of safety.


■ XZ-2/PT-054 set-up example ■



・Olympus XZ-2 + Olympus PT-054
・UCL-165M67
・S-2000
・-0.5 [4600K] Diffuser for S-2000
・Shoe Base Set
・Optical D Cable SS Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set



・Olympus XZ-2 + Olympus PT-054
・UWL-H100 28M67 Type1
・D-2000
・Color Temperature Conversion Filter [4600K]
・Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
・LE700-W
・Single Light Holder LE
・Shoe Base
・Grip Base D4
・Stick Arm S Set Z-MV
・M5 Joint
・M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
・UCL-165M67


・Olympus XZ-2 + Olympus PT-054
・UWL-H100 28M67 Type1
・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
・D-2000 x 2
・-0.5 [4900K] Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual) x 2
・Optical D Cable L Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
・Optical D Cable L Type L
・Grip Base D4
・D Holder
・Z Adapter II x 2
・Clamp III x 4
・Float Arm M x 2
・Z Adapter MV x 2
・M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
・UCL-165M67



■ XZ-2/PT-054 sample images ■


--Subject/shooting distance :
Green sea turtle/approx.20cm (7.9in)

--Equipment :    
Olympus XZ-2/PT-054, D-2000 x 2,
-0.5 [4600K] Diffuser 2 (TTL/Manual),
UWL-H100 28M67 Type 1 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100

--Photo data :
Zoom wide end 6.0mm (28mm: 35mm film equivalent),
1/50, F5.6, ISO200, S-2000 S-TTL Auto,
*The image is cropped after shooting

--Photo by R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Kawana beach, Ito, Shizuoka, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance :
Little dragonfish/approx.20cm (7.9in)

--Equipment :    
Olympus XZ-2/PT-054, D-2000 x 2,
-0.5 [4600K] Diffuser 2 (TTL/Manual),
UWL-H100 28M67 Type 1

--Photo data :
Zoom wide end 6.0mm (28mm: 35mm film equivalent),
1/50, F5.6, ISO200, D-2000 Manual,
*The image is cropped after shooting

--Photo by R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Kawana beach, Ito, Shizuoka, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance :
Clown anglerfish/approx.15cm (5.9in)

--Equipment :   
Olympus XZ-2/PT-054, D-2000 x 2,
-0.5 [4600K] Diffuser 2 (TTL/Manual),
UCL-165M67

--Photo data :
Zoom telephoto end 24.0mm(112mm: 35mm film
equivalent), 1/1250, F5.6, ISO200,
S-2000 S-TTL Auto,

--Photo by R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Kawana beach, Ito, Shizuoka, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance :
Mantis shrimp/approx.15cm (5.9in)

--Equipment :    
Olympus XZ-2/PT-054, D-2000 x 2,
-0.5 [4600K] Diffuser 2 (TTL/Manual),
UCL-165M67

--Photo data :
Zoom telephoto end 24.0mm(112mm: 35mm film
equivalent), 1/1250, F8.0, ISO200,
S-2000 S-TTL Auto,

--Photo by R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Kawana beach, Ito, Shizuoka, Japan





■ Relative information on INON web site ■

・UWL-H100 28M67 Type1/ UWL-H100 28M67 Type」
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/uwlh10028m67/top.html
・Super wide option Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/domelensunit2_uwlh100/top.html

・M67 series attachment lens UCL-330 Close-up Lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/ucl330/top.html
・M67 series attachment lens UCL-165M67 Close-up Lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/ucl165m67/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

・Underwater LED flashlight LE700-W
・Underwater LED flashlight LE700-S
・Water-proof LED flashlight LE350
http://www.inon.jp/products/le_light/lineup.html

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

・Grip Base M1
http://www.inon.jp/products/armsystem/base.html#gripbaseM1

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


November 28th, 2012

INON INC.



*Press release information is as of November 28th, 2012 and subject to change without prior notice.











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