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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Compatibility with Olympus E-PL7 / PT-EP12

INON INC. is pleased to announce compatibility of existing INON products with Olympus E-PL7 / PT-EP12 (*1).

■ External Strobe/LED flashlight Compatibility with E-PL7 / PT-EP12 (*1) ■

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)(*4)

・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

・Rubber Bush Type L
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 784 5

Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
installed on the housing
 
Usable External Strobe

・S-2000
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 417 2

・D-2000 Type4
--Available in the market
--Jan Code: 456212143 211 6

・Z-240 Type4
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 251 2

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

(*2)
“S-TTL Auto” of S-2000 / Z-240 / D-2000 is usable only when bundled flash of the E-PL7 is set to “Fill-in flash”. INON strobe is not compatible with Olympus “wireless RC flash system”.

(*3)
To use S-2000 / Z-240 / D-2000 in [Manual Mode] or [External Auto], set Advanced Cancel Circuit to [OFF] and bundled flash of the E-PL7 to “Manual”.
When bundled flash of the E-PL7 is set to “fill-in flash”, “Manual Mode” more than -1.5 EV. setting (S-2000」/ Z-240 / D-2000) and [External Auto] for the situation where strobe has to make -1.5 EV. or stronger is not usable (Z-240 / D-2000).

(*4)
Olympus PT-EP12 has fiber optics adapter for underwater use and above listed INON fiber optics product is directly plugged in the adapter.


■ Lens System Compatibility with E-PL7 / PT-EP12 (*1) ■

Attaching “M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ” on E-PL7 enables to install existing INON lenses directly on the lens ring (67mm) of PT-EP12.
For wide imaging, INON “UWL-H100 28M67 Type2” (*6) is compatible and its super dome option “Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100” (*7) further increases to shoot semi-fisheye imaging.


・UWL-H100 28M67 Type2 Wide Conversion Lens (*5)(*6)
-- Available in the market
-- JAN code: 456212143 632 9

・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 (*5)(*7)
-- Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 620 6

UWL-H100 28M67 Type2 attached on Olympus E-PL7 / PT-EP12 (left)
Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100 attached on Olympus E-PL7 / PT-EP12 (right)
 
For macro shooting, standard “UCL-330” (*5)(*8), high power “UCL-165M67” (*5)(*8) and “UCL-100 M67” (*5)(*8) for super macro imaging are compatible.

・UCL-100M67 Close-up Lens (*5)(*8)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 710 4

・UCL-165M67 Close-up Lens (*5)(*8)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 162 1

・UCL-330 Close-up Lens (*5)(*8)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 156 0

UCL-330 atached on Olympus E-PL7 / T-EP12 left)
UCL-165M67 aached on Olympus E-PL7 / T-EP12 center)
UCL-100M67 atached on Olympus E-PL7 / T-EP12 right)
 
Also INON underwater micro fisheye lens “L-M150 ZM80” (*9) is compatible to capture underwater world through a view of a tiny fish to create unique image only by this lens.

・UFL-M150 ZM80 Underwater Micro Fisheye Lens (*5)(*9)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 621 3


UFL-M150 ZM80 on Olympus E-PL7 / PT-EP12

 
(*5)
Compatible only with “M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ”.

(*6)
Using on land with zoom wide end will have vignetting. Crop an image after shooting or slightly zoom to telephoto side.
(*7)
Slight vignetting is observed at zoom wide end even underwater. Crop an image after shooting or slightly zoom to telephoto side.

(*8)
Only usable underwater with zoom setting from middle to telephoto side.
Using on land/underwater at zoom wide side will have vignetting on image corners.

(*9)
Optional “M27-M67 Mount Converter for UFL-M150 ZM80” is required.


■ Arm System Compatibility with E-PL7 / PT-EP12 (*1) ■

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 “Grip Base M1” which is a base arm specifically designed for midsize underwater housing for micro four thirds digital SLR, are 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” (*10) is directly attached on the housing accessory shoe.

・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 (*10)
--Available in the market
--JAN code: 456212143 356 4


(*10)
When installing a strobe/LED flashlight via INON “Shoe Base” on the Olympus “PT-EP12”, the camera system will have neutral buoyancy. Adjust total underwater weight by using other accessories to get slightly negative buoyancy to avoid accidental rapid ascent.



■ E-PL7 / PT-EP12 set-up Example ■
 
・Olympus E-PL7 + Olympus PT-EP12
・UCL-165M67
・LF2700-W
・Single Light Holder LF
・Shoe Base

 
・Olympus E-PL7 + Olympus PT-EP12
・S-2000 Starter Kit D4 (with packaged “-0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000”).
・Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
・UWL-H100 28M67 Type2
・Lens Hood II for UWL-H100

 
・Olympus E-PL7 + Olympus PT-EP12
・UCL-100M67
・D-2000
・-0.5 (4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual) (with packaged “Red Filter LE”)
・Optical D Cable Type L/Double Hole Rubber Bush Set
・LF800-N
・Condenser Lens LF-N (with packaged “Blue Filter LF-N”)
・Grip Base D4
・D Holder
・Stick Arm S Set Z-MV
・Stick Arm SS Set YS-MV
・Single Light Holder LF
・D Holder Extension Bar
・M67 Lens Holder S
・UCL-165M67


 
・Olympus E-PL7 + Olympus PT-EP12
・Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100
・UWL-H100 28M67 Type2
・Z-240 x 2
・-0.5 (4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual) (with packaged “W40°Filter LE”
・-0.5 (4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual) (with packaged “Red Filter LE”)
・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 × 2
・Float Arm M × 2
・Clamp III × 4
・Z Adapter MV × 2
・M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
・UCL-165M67
・LF1100-W (with packaged “Wide Filter LF-W”)
・Single Light Holder LF
・Shoe Base

 
・Olympus E-PL7 + Olympus PT-EP12
・UFL-M150 ZM80
・M27-M67 Mount Converter for UFL-M150 ZM80
・LF2700-W × 2
・Grip Base D4
・D Holder
・Stick Arm SS Set YS-MV x 2
・Single Light Holder LF × 2
・M5 Joint
・M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
・UCL-165M67


■ E-PL7 /「PT-EP12」sample images ■

 
--Subject/Shooting distance:
Sea whip/approx. 30cm (11.8in)
--Equipment:
Olympus E-PL7+ M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ,
S-2000 Strobe x 2, -0.5 (4600K) Diffuser 2(TTL/Manual)
--Photo data:
Manual exposure, 1/30, F13.0, ISO800,
Zoom wide side at 14mm (28mm at 35mm film equivalent)
S-2000: Manual mode
・Without Wide Conversion Lens (upper left)
・With UWL-H100 28M67 Type2 Wide Conversion Lens(upper right)
・With Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100(lower left)
(Slight vignetting is trimmed off after shooting)
--Photo by:
R.Hattori (INON INC.) at "Bitagane", Atami, Shizuoka, Japan

 
--Subject: Clown Frogfish
--Equipment:
Olympus E-PL7 + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ,
S-2000 Strobe x 2
--Photo data:
 Manual Exposure, 1/160, F11, ISO800,
Zoom telephoto end 42.0mm (84.0mm at 35mm film equivalent)
S-2000: S-TTL Auto
・Without Close-up Lens (upper left) Minimum focus distance
・With UCL-165M67Close-up Lens (upper right)
Shooting distance: approx.12cm (4.7in)
・With UCL-100M67 Close-up Lens (lower left)
Shooting distance: approx. 6cm (2.3in)
--Photo by:
 R.Hattori (INON INC.) at “ Akino-Hama”, “Izu-Oshima Island”, Japan


 
--Subject/shooting distance:
Orbicular batfish/approx. 5cm(2 in)
--Equipment:
Olympus E-PL7 + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ,
UFL-M150 ZM80, S-2000 Strobe x 2
--Photo data:
Manual exposure, 1/200, F16.0, ISO640,
Zoom telephoto side 39.0mm(78mm at 35mm film equivalent),
S-2000: Manual mode
--Photo by:
R.Hattori (INON INC.) at “Yokoiso beach”, Atami, Shizuoka, Japan


 
--Subject: Cave
--Equipment:
Olympus E-PL7 + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ,
UWL-H100 28M67 Type2 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100,
S-2000 Strobe x 2,
--Photo data: Manual exposure, 0.3", F11.0, ISO800,
Zoom wide end 14.0mm(28mm at 35mmfilm equivalent)
(Slight vignetting is trimmed off after shooting)
S-2000: Manual mode
--Photo by:
R.Hattori (INON INC.) at “Kosoga-Cave”, Atami, Shizuoka, japan


 
--Subject/shooting distance:
Coconut Octopus/approx. 0cm
--Equipment:
Olympus E-PL7 + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ,
UWL-H100 28M67 Type2 + Dome Lens Unit II for UWL-H100,
S-2000 Strobe x 2
--Photo data:
Manual exposure, 1/8, F8.0, ISO400,
Zoom wide end 14.0mm(28mm at 35mm film equivalent)
(Slight vignetting is trimmed off after shooting),
S-2000: Manual mode
--Photo by:
R.Hattori (INON INC.) at “Wannai” Osezaki, Shizuoka, Japan


 
--Subject/Shooting distance:
Clown Frogfish/approx.8cm (3.1in)
--Equipment: Olympus E-PL7 + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ,
UCL-100M67, S-2000 Strobe x 2
--Photo data: Manual exposure, 1/25, F11, ISO800,
Zoom telephoto end 42.0mm(84.0mm at 35mm film equivalent),
S-2000: S-TTL Auto
--Photo by:
R.Hattori (INON INC.) at “Akino-Hama”, “Izu-Oshima Island”, Japan


■ Relative information on INON web site ■

・28M67 series attachment lens, UWL-H100 28M67 Wide Conversion Lens Type1/Type2
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-165M6 Close-up Lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/ucl165m67/top.html

・[News] Release of UCL-100LD/UCL-100M67
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2013/02/ucl-100lducl-100m67-close-up-lens.html

・UFL-M150 ZM80 underwater micro fisheye lens
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/ufl150zm80/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 handheld light LF2700-W
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2015/01/lf2700-w.html

・Underwater LED handheld light LF800-N
・Underwater LED handheld light LF1100-W
・Underwater LED handheld light LF1400-S
・Water-Proof LED handheld light LE1000-S
・Underwater LED handheld light LE700-W
・Underwater LED handheld light LE700-S
・Water-Proof LED handheld light 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


January 29, 2015
INON INC.


*Press release information is as of January 29, 2015 and subject to change without prior notice.

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