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Friday, March 29, 2013

Accessory for Panasonic DMW-MCFT5

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of accessories to support Panasonic digital camera LUMIX DMC-FT5 and its genuine marine case DMW-MCFT5 (*1) on April 2, 2013.

•28LD Mount Base MCFT5
--Release date: April 2, 2013
--JAN code: 456212143 751 7

•Optical D Cable Type L/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film (*2)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 476 9

•Optical D Cable SS Type L/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film (*3)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 477 6

•Grip Base D4
--available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 430 1

•Shoe Base
--available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 356 4

28LD Mount Base MCFT5 on DMW-MCFT5/LUMIX DMC-FT5 (left)
28LD Mount Base MCFT5 (right)

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

(*2)
An optical cable product when using "Grip Base D4"/"Grip Base D4 Set".

(*3)
An optical cable product when using "Shoe Base Set".



■ 28LD Mount Base features ■

The “28LD Mount Base MCFT5” is a fundamental and multifunctional base tray to expand your system with attachment lenses and strobe etc. (*4)

The Mount Base is securely attached on the compatible housing via tripod screw on the bottom of the housing and pressure molding around housing lens port. This structure allows you to add on optional accessories without excessive load on the housing.

●Attachment Lens Compatibility

The “28LD Mount Base MCFT5” is equipped with lockable bayonet enabling you to install wide variety of attachment lenses including INON 28LD Mount series attachment lens such as “UWL-H100 28LD” wide conversion lens (*5), “UCL-165LD” close-up lens (*6) and “UCL-100LD” super close-up lens.

INON supports to shoot all different type of subject from “semi fish-eye” in combination with super dome option to “ultra macro” and further enables to shoot “underwater insect-eye” imaging by “UFL-M150 ZM80” underwater micro fisheye lens.


●Strobe/LED flashlight Compatibility

By expanding your system with compact “Shoe Base” or “Grip Base D4” which is multifunctional strobe arm with grip function, on this product, you can combine digital camera compatible “S-TTL” Auto strobe INON S-2000/D-2000/Z-240 and/or LED flashlight LE700-W/LE700-S/LE350. Off course INON standard fiber optics system is supported to benefit reliable and faultless strobe firing underwater.

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.



■ DMC-FT5 / DMW-MCFT5, 28LD Mount Base MCFT5 compatible product ■

●Attachment lens

[Wide conversion lens etc. (for wide to semi-fisheye imaging)]

・UWL-H100 28LD (*5)
・UWL-H100 28LD + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 (*7)

[Close-up Lens (for macro imaging)]

・UCL-165LD (*6)
・UCL-100LD

・UCL-165AD +AD-LD Mount Converter for UCL-165AD (*6)(*8)
・UCL-330 +M67-LD Mount Converter for UCL-330/165M67 (*6)(*9)
・UCL-165M67 +M67-LD Mount Converter for UCL-330/165M67 (*6)(*9)

[Underwater Micro Fisheye Lens (for underwater insect-eye imaging)]

・UFL-M150 ZM80 +M27-LD Mount Converter for UFL-M150 ZM80


●Accessories to install strobe/LED flashlight

[Base Adapter/Base Tray to install strobe/LED flashlight]

・Shoe Base
・Grip Base D4
・Grip Base DIII
・Grip Base DII (E.O.L.)

[Optical D Cable to connect a strobe]

・Optical D Cable SS Type L/Cap W35 Set
・Optical D Cable Type L/Cap W35 Set

(*4)
When using on land, vignetting on image corners at zoom wide end even without an attachment lens (No vignetting underwater). Use zoom middle to telephoto side on land to avoid vignetting.

(*5)
Vignetting on image corners at zoom wide end on land. Crop an image after shooting or slightly zoom in. We recommend to deactivate image stabilizer of DMC-FT5 to avoid possible vignetting underwater.

(*6)
Compatible with zoom range of middle to telephoto side underwater. Using on land and zoom wide side setting underwater will have vignetting.

(*7)
Slight vignetting on image corners. Crop an image after shooting or slightly zoom in.

(*8)
Optional “AD-LD Mount Converter for UCL-165AD” is required to use the UCL-165AD.

(*9)
Optional “M67-LD Mount Converter for UCL-330/165M67” is required to use the UCL-330 or UCL-165M67.



■ LUMIX DMC-FT5 / DMW-MCFT5 combination example ■


•Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5 + Panasonic DMW-MCFT5
•28LD Mount Base MCFT5
•S-2000 (with -0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000)
•Optical D Cable SS Type L/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film
•Shoe Base Set
•UCL-100LD





•Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5 + Panasonic DMW-MCFT5
•28LD Mount Base MCFT5
•UWL-H100 28LD
•S-2000 (with -0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000)
•Optical D Cable Type L/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film
•Z Adapter MV
•Multi Direct Base II WB
•Clamp III x 2
•LE700-W (with “Pink Filter LE”)
•Single Light Holder LE
•YS Adapter WB MV
•Grip Base D4
•D Holder Extension Bar
•LD Lens Holder S
•UCL-165LD


•Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5 + Panasonic DMW-MCFT5
•28LD Mount Base MCFT5
•UWL-H100 28LD
•Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
•S-2000 (with -0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000) x 2
•Optical D Cable Type L/Cap W35 Set with Clear Photo System Film
•Optical D Cable Type L
•LE700-W (with “Pink Filter LE”)
•Single Light Holder・LE
•Shoe Base
•Grip Base D4
•D Holder
•Stick Arm S Set Z-MV x 2
•M5 Joint x 2
•LD Lens Holder for Float Arm x 2
•UCL-100LD
•UCL-165LD



■ LUMIX DMC-FT5 / DMW-MCFT5 sample images ■

[without wide conversion lens]

--Subject/Shooting distance:
Sea fan / approx. 30cm(11.8in)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5
D-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5 (4600K)Diffuser 2
(TTL/Manual) x 2,
--Photo data: 
Zoom wide end 4.9mm(35mm film equivalent: 28mm),
1/60, F3.3, ISO400,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment Blue: +9), Color effect: Standard
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at “Bitagane” Atami, Shizuoka, Japan



[with UWL-H100 28LD wide conversion lens]



--Subject/Shooting distance:
Sea fan / approx. 30cm(11.8in)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5
D-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5 (4600K)Diffuser 2
(TTL/Manual) x 2, UWL-H100 28LD
--Photo data: 
Zoom wide end 4.9mm(35mm film equivalent: 28mm),
1/60, F3.3, ISO400,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment Blue: +9), Color effect: Standard
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at “Bitagane” Atami, Shizuoka, Japan



[with Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 + UWL-H100 28LD wide conversion lens]


--Subject/Shooting distance:
Sea fan / approx. 30cm(11.8in)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5
D-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5 (4600K)Diffuser 2
(TTL/Manual) x 2, Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 + UWL-H100 28LD
(The image has been trimmed off faint vignetting)
--Photo data: 
Zoom wide end 4.9mm(35mm film equivalent: 28mm),
1/60, F3.3, ISO400,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment Blue: +9), Color effect: Standard
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at “Bitagane” Atami, Shizuoka, Japan



[with Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 + UWL-H100 28LD wide conversion lens]

--Subject/Shooting distance:
School of half-lined cardinal/approx. 1m(3.3feet)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5
D-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5 (4600K)Diffuser 2
(TTL/Manual) x 2, Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 + UWL-H100 28LD
(The image has been trimmed off faint vignetting)
--Photo data: 
Zoom wide end 4.9mm(35mm film equivalent: 28mm),
1/40, F3.3, ISO400,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment Blue: +9), Color effect: Standard
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at “Bitagane” Atami, Shizuoka, Japan



[without close-up lens]

--Subject/Shooting distance:
Lumpfish/approx. 30cm(11.8in)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5,
S-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2 for S-2000 x 2
--Photo data: 
Zoom telephoto end 22.8mm(35mm film equivalent: 128mm),
1/1000, F5.9, ISO200,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment: Blue +9), Color effect: Vivid
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan



[with UCL-165LD close-up lens]

--Subject/Shooting distance:
Lumpfish/approx. 15cm(5.9in)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5,
S-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2 for S-2000 x 2, UCL-165LD
--Photo data: 
Zoom telephoto end 22.8mm(35mm film equivalent: 128mm),
1/1000, F5.9, ISO200,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment: Blue +9), Color effect: Vivid
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan



[with UCL-100LD close-up lens]

--Subject/Shooting distance:
Lumpfish/approx. 10cm(3.9in)
--Equipment:
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT5/DMW-MCFT5,
S-2000 x 2 (S-TTL Auto), -0.5(4600K) Diffuser 2 for S-2000 x 2, UCL-100LD
--Photo data: 
Zoom telephoto end 22.8mm(35mm film equivalent: 128mm),
1/1000, F5.9, ISO200,
WB: Daylight (WB fine adjustment: Blue +9), Color effect: Vivid
--Photo by:
R. Hattori (INON INC.)
at Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan



■ Relative Information on INON Website ■

•[News] UCL-100LD/UCL-100M67 Close-up Lens
http://inonnews.blogspot.com/2013/02/ucl-100lducl-100m67-close-up-lens.html

・Mount Base
http://www.inon.jp/products/key_components/mountbase/top.html

・28LD Mount series UWL-H100 28LD wide conversion lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/uwlh10028ld/top.html
・Super dome option for UWL-H100 Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/domelensunit2_uwlh100/top.html

・CL-165LD Close-up Lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/ucl165ld/top.html

・AD series attachment lens UCL-165AD Close-up Lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/ucl165ad/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

・UFL-M150 ZM80 Underwater Micro Fisheye Lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/uflm150zm80/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/Cap W35 Set Type L with Clear Photo System Film
・Optical D Cable SS/Cap W35 Set Type L with Clear Photo System Film
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



March 29th, 2013
INON INC.


*Press release information is as of March 29th, 2013 and subject to change without prior notice.

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