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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

X-2 housing for EOS50D/40D

INON INC. releases lightweight cast-body housing 「X-2 for EOS50D/40D」 for Canon digital SLR cameraEOS40D/50D as new version of our well established 「X-2」housing series.
  • X-2 for EOS50D/40D FW (with Finder Window)
    --Release date : July 17th, 2009
    --JAN code:456212143 531 5

  • X-2 for EOS50D/40D PF2 (with Pick-up Finder 2)
    --Release date : July 17th, 2009
    --JAN code:456212143 530 8

  • X-2 for EOS50D/40D 45VF (with 45° Viewfinder Unit)
    --Release date : July 17th, 2009
    --JAN code:456212143 529 2

  • X-2 for EOS50D/40D SVF (with Straight Viewfinder Unit)
    --Release date : July 17th, 2009
    --JAN code:456212143 532 2

    X-2 for EOS50D/40D 45VF

(*)All model is equipped with standard quad optical connectors and available to have optional double Nikonos type synch connectors(X-synch only).

  • X-2 Sync Connector Installation (factory installation)
  • X-2 Sync Connector Installation (after purchase installation)

    Below operational limitation will be applied for electrical cable connection.
  • “S-TTL Auto”/“TTL Auto” is not usable.
  • Built-in Focus Light is not activated by camera's control (like pressing the shutter button halfway).

(**)Body color is Tough Black(Teflon Molybdenum Coating) only.

(***)New "Pick-up Finder 2" supports X-2 for EOS50D/40D while existing “Pick-up Finder” is NOT compatibledue to specification change to adopt to Canon EOS50D/40D.
  • Pick-up Finder Unit 2 for X-2
    --Release date : July 17th, 2009
    --JAN code:456212143 533 9

Existing "Pick-up Finder" user can use it together with optional "Pick-up Finder 2 Unit (camera side module)". Please contact your INON dealer for detail.

Product features

  • Lightweight and compact ultraprecise cast aluminum body
    The X-2 for EOS50D40D is W:178mm×H:158mm×D:116mm(excluding finder unit and other protruded parts)made from corrosion resistance aluminum alloy by ultraprecise cast manufacturing technique to pursue size and weight reduction.The cast manufacturing technique enables thin body plate with complicated curved design which is not possible with machining.

  • Stress-free control layout
    Cast manufacturing allows flexible design where your right thumb seats on natural position when you hold something with your right hand andfurther enables you to access to control dials with holding the housing. Top right corner on the back panel is ergonomically designed for small hand user to hook right thumb to hold the housing.

  • X-2 for EOS50D/40D 45VF」back

  • Fully compatible with S-TTL Auto strobe system
    The X-2 for EOS50D/40D is equipped with flood-free quad optical connectors (4 x Optical D Connectors) supporting "S-TTL" auto strobe shootingwith maximum four strobes where you can concentrate to enhance your creative intent and composition thanks to simple and accurate "S-TTL" auto exposure controlwhere you simply press the shutter release button for accurate exposure control even for multiple strobe lighting. Optional Nikonos type sync connectors (X-sync only) further benefit you to use your existing lighting gear.

  • Interchangeable four viewfinders
    INON offers four different finder units to serve every needs.You can remove/install a finder unit by yourself with supplied dedicated tool to support youto choose appropriate finder unit depending on subject/shooting condition.

  • Finder Window model, Pick-up Finder 2 model,45° Viewfinder Unit model, Straight Viewfinder Unit model (from the left)

  • Wide variety of lens port to support from ultra macro to fish-eye imaging
    All compatible lens ports are made from optical lens (multi-coated) ) including a Dome Port to exploit high quality image captured by EOS 50D/40D.With INON unique MRS Port system turning lens barrel by magnetic attraction where you can control focusing without mechanical stress as like to adjust focusing by focusing ring directly.

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