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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80 is now available

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of dedicated super dome option to widen native view angle of the "UWL-S100 ZM80" wide conversion lens which is specifically designed for a wide digital camera wider than 28mm (35mm film equivalent) and super zoom camera with long lens extension on December 21th, 2012.


・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80 (*2)
--Release date : December 21, 2012
--JAN code : 456212143 708 1

(*1)
Refer to below link page to see compatible Lens Adapter Base.

・UWL-S100 ZM80 Compatibility Chart
http://www.inon.co.jp/cgis/news/img/UWL-S100ZM80_Compatible_En.pdf

(*2)
Dedicated option for the "UWL-S100 ZM80" and not usable standalone.

Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80


"Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80"
assembled with "UWL-S100 ZM80"


"Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80"
"UWL-S100 ZM80"
"M52-M67 Mount Converter for UWL-S100 ZM80"
installed on Canon WP-DC48
via INON "M67 Lens Adapter Base DC48"



■ Product features ■

●The Dome Lens Unit II functions as a semi-fisheye converter when attached to an INON UWL-S100 ZM80 wide conversion lens which is designed to use with focal length setting at 80mm (35mm film equivalent) (*3), to widen its original view angle 100° to maximum 149.8° to support one step up ultra wide imaging.

●Maximum outer diameter is only 97.8mm/3.9in including its shade and underwater weight when assembled with UWL-S100 ZM80 is approx. 176g/6.2oz which does not obstruct confortable handling underwater.

●It’s easy to assemble with the UWL-S100 ZM80 (*4). Only inserting the UWL-S100 ZM80 with extra O-ring in this dome and tighten a screw ring by hand. No special tool is required.

●Unique optical design allows to shorten minimum focal distance (minimum focus distance 0cm) with ultra wide view angle thus effective for Wide Macro shot.

●Its optical construction carries hard coating on its outer surface and anti-reflection multi-coating/antifouling coating on its inner surface to minimize flare and ghost in combination with a packaged protector (*5) to enhance durability and user friendly maintenance.

(*3)
Some cameras can recall preset zoom setting like custom function of the Canon PowerShot G15 or zoom memory of the Panasonic LUMIX TZ30. Refer to respective user manual for detail.

(*4)
The Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80 must be assembled with the UWL-S100 ZM80 on land.

(*5)
The protector is attached/detached as necessary.


■ Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80 example set-up ■




・Canon PowerShot G15 + Canon WP-DC48
・M67 Lens Adapter Base DC48
・UWL-S100 ZM80
・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
・M52-M67 Mount Converter for UWL-S100 ZM80
・S-2000 x2
・-0.5 [4900K] Diffuser for S-2000 x2
・Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
・Optical D Cable Type L
・Grip Base D4
・D Holder
・Float Arm S x2
・Clamp III x4
・Z Adapter MV x2
・Direct Base III x2
・M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
・UCL-165M67
・LE700-W x2 (with supplied "Pink Filter LE")
・Shoe Base Set
・Double Light Holder LE




・Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR + Fujifilm WP-FXF500
・M67 Lens Adapter Base FXF500
・UWL-S100 ZM80
・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
・M52-M67 Mount Converter for UWL-S100 ZM80
・Z-240
・-0.5 White Diffuser 2(External Auto) (*with supplied "Red Filter LE")
・Optical D Cable Type L/Bush W56 Set
・Grip Base D4
・Direct Arm Z-MV Set
・Multi Ball Arm S
・Clamp III x2
・LE700-W (with supplied "Orange Filter LE")
・Single Light Holder LE
・YS Adapter MV


・Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ30 + Panasonic DMW-MCTZ30
・M67 Lens Adapter Base MCTZ30
・UWL-S100 ZM80
・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
・M52-M67 Mount Converter for UWL-S100 ZM80
・D-2000 x2
・-0.5 White Diffuser 2 (TTL/Manual) x2 (*with supplied "W40° Filter LE")
・Optical D Cable Type L/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film
・Optical D Cable Type L
・Grip Base D4
・D Holder
・Stick Arm S Set Z-MV x2
・Stick Arm Float S
・M5 Joint
・M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
・UCL-330
・LE700-W (with supplied "Pink Filter LE")
・Single Light Holder LE
・Shoe Base


・Sony Cyber-shot WX100 + Sony MPK-WH
・M67 Lens Adapter Base WH
・UWL-S100 ZM80
・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
・M52-M67 Mount Converter for UWL-S100 ZM80
・S-2000 (with -0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000)
・Optical D Cable SS Type L/Bush W59 Set with ND Filter
・Shoe Base Set
・Grip Base D4
・D Holder
・LE700-W x2 (with supplied "Pink Filter LE")
・Single Light Holder LE x2



■ Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80 sample images ■


Without a wide conversion lens

--Subject/shooting distance :
Soft coral/approx. 50cm(19.7in)
--Equipment :
Canon PowerShot G15/WP-DC48,
Z-240 x2 (Manual),
-0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual)
--Photo data : 
Manual mode, 1/30, F8, ISO400,
Zoom position 6.1mm (approx. 28mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at "Bitagane" Atami, Shizuoka, Japan


With UWL-S100 ZM80 wide conversion lens

--Subject/shooting distance :
Soft coral/approx. 50cm(19.7in)
--Equipment :
Canon PowerShot G15/WP-DC48,
Z-240 x2 (Manual),
-0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual)
UWL-S100 ZM80
--Photo data : 
Manual mode, 1/30, F8, ISO400,
Zoom position 17.4mm (approx. 80mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at "Bitagane" Atami, Shizuoka, Japan


With UWL-S100 ZM80 wide conversion lens+
Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80

--Subject/shooting distance :
Soft coral/approx. 50cm(19.7in)
--Equipment :
Canon PowerShot G15/WP-DC48,
Z-240 x2 (Manual),
-0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual)
UWL-S100 ZM80 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
--Photo data :
Manual mode, 1/30, F8, ISO400,
Zoom position 19.7mm (approx. 90mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at "Bitagane" Atami, Shizuoka, Japan 



--Subject/shooting distance :
Green sea turtle/approx. 20cm(7.9in)
--Equipment :
Canon PowerShot G15/WP-DC48,
Z-240 x2 (S-TTL),
-0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual)
UWL-S100 ZM80 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
--Photo data :
Aperture priority mode, 1/50, F8, ISO400,
Zoom position 18.2mm (approx. 83mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at "Kawana beach" Kawana, Shizuoka, Japan 




--Subject/shooting distance :
Striped catfish/approx. 1cm(0.4in)
--Equipment :
Canon PowerShot SX260HS/WP-DC46,
S-2000 x2 (Manual), -0.5 Blue Diffuser for S-2000
UWL-S100 ZM80 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
--Photo data : 
Manual mode,  1/30, F8, ISO400,
Zoom position 17.4mm (approx. 96mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
F. Torii (INON INC.)
at "Wannai" Osezaki, Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan




--Subject/shooting distance :
Giant frogfish/approx. 4cm(1.6in)
--Equipment :
Canon PowerShot SX260HS/WP-DC46,
S-2000 x 2(Manual), -0.5 Blue Diffuser for S-2000
UWL-S100 ZM80 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWl-S100 ZM80
--Photo data : 
Manual mode, 1/200, F8, ISO400
Zoom position 17.4mm (approx. 96mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
F. Torii (INON INC.)
at "Wannai" Osezaki, Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan



-Subject/shooting distance :
Scorpionfish/approx. 20cm(7.9in)
--Equipment :
Sony Cyber-shot WX100/MPK-WH,
S-2000 x2 (S-TTL), -0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000
UWL-S100 ZM80 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
--Photo data : 
Program auto, 1/30, F5.0, ISO100,
Zoom position 14.2mm (approx. 80mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
F. Torii (INON INC.)
at "Wannai" Osezaki, Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan



--Subject/shooting distance :
Luna lionfish/approx. 8cm(3.1in)
--Equipment :
Sony Cyber-shot WX100/MPK-WH,
S-2000 x2 (S-TTL), -0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000
UWL-S100 ZM80 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80
--Photo data : 
Program auto, 1/30, F5.0, ISO100,
Zoom position 14.2mm (approx. 80mm at 35mm film equivalent)
--Photo by : 
F. Torii (INON INC.)
at "Wannai" Osezaki, Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan



■ Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-S100 ZM80 specifications ■

・Outer diameter : φ97.8mm (3.9in)
・Length[standalone/with UWL-S100 ZM80] : φ39.4mm (1.6in)/81.5mm (3.2in)
・Weight[standalone air/with UWL-S100 ZM80 underwater] : 148g (5.2oz) / approx. 176g (6.2oz)
・Depth rating : 60m (197feet)
・Body material/finishing : Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, black rigid alumite, PC, POM etc.
・Lens material/finishing : Optical plastic/inner multi coating, antifouling coating/outer hard coating


■ Relative Information on INON Website ■

・[News] UWL-S100 ZM80 wide conversion lens
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2012/10/uwl-s100-zm80-wide-conversion-lens.html

・UWL-S100 ZM80 Compatibility Chart
http://www.inon.co.jp/cgis/news/img/UWL-S100ZM80_Compatible_En.pdf

・Lens Adapter Base
http://www.inon.jp/products/key_components/lineup.html

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

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


December 18th, 2012
INON Inc.

*Press release information is as of December 18th, 2012 and subject to change without prior notice.

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