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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Accessory for Canon WP-DC44

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of accessories to support Canon digital camera "PowerShot G1X"/"WP-DC44" (*1) and current product compatibility with the camera system.

・LD Lens Adapter Base DC44 (*2)
--Release date : October 25th, 2012
--JAN code : 456212143 736 4

・Optical D Cable Type L/Bush W58 Set (*3)
--Release date : October 25th, 2012
--JAN code : 456212143 743 2

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

LD Lens Adapter Base DC44 on WP-DC44/PowerShot G1X(left)
LD Lens Adapter Base DC44(right, Lens Adapter Unit is removed)
Optical D Cable Type L/Bush W58 Set
Contact Canon Inc. for detail of camera/housing.
INON Inc. confirms product compatibility based on a camera/housing available in Japan.

A diffuser panel of the housing is not usable together with the "LD Lens Adapter Base DC44".

It is necessary to remove the diffuser panel of the WP-DC44 to install the "LD Lens Adapter Base DC44".

■ PowerShot G1X / WP-DC44 Combination Example ■

・Canon PowerShot G1X + Canon WP-DC44
・LD Lens Adapter Base DC44

・-0.5 Blue Diffuser 2(External Auto)
・Optical D Cable Type L/Bush W58 Set
・Grip Base D4
・Stick Arm SS Set Z-MV

■ INON Product Compatibility ■

The newly released accessories are exclusively designed for "PowerShot G1X" / "WP-DC44" to benefit you to use following INON products.

•Equipping new lockable system supporting easy, speedy yet reliable installation
INON "28LD Mount series" close-up lens "UCL-165LD" (*4)(*5).

•Easy, reliable and fully automatic external strobe shooting
INON "S-TTL Auto" strobe

When using on land or using underwater with zoom wide end to middle setting will have vignetting. Zoom towards telephoto side to avoid vignetting.

A wide conversion lens "UWL-H100 28LD", "UWL-S100 ZM80" and underwater micro fisheye lens "UFL-M150 ZM80" are not compatible due to vignetting and image quality.

■ LD Lens Adapter Base DC44 features ■

INON "28LD Mount" lockable bayonet system compatible.
With "LD Lens Adapter Base", INON "UCL-165LD" close-up lens (*4)(*5) can be easily and securely mounted/detached underwater (*2).

The front part consists of two parts where the bayonet ring has screw mount to be removed from the adapter unit not to have vignetting even at zoom wide end setting when no attachment lens being used.

■ Optical D Cable Type L Bush W58 Set features ■

The Bush W58 Set has fiber optics mount to stick on the compatible housing (*3)(*6) to hold an Optical D Cable Type L to link to an external strobe for more reliable slave flashing comparing to wireless slave connection especially in bright condition like just under surface or backlit.

Supports dual strobe system as the fiber optics set can hold maximum two "Optical D Cable Type L".

“Rubber Bush Base” pasted on the housing (left) and
Overlap structure with supplied Rubber Bush Base Sticker (right)
The Rubber Bush Base is not reusable once it is removed from a housing. When necessary use "Spare Adhesive Sheet" supplied with the Bush W58 Set.

■ Strobe/LED flashlight Compatibility ■

Digital camera compatible "S-TTL" Auto strobe INON S-2000/Z-240/D-2000 is usable.
"S-TTL" auto of S-2000/Z-240/D-2000series gives you correct and reliable exposure by simply pressing the shutter release button (*7).

INON LED flashlight LE700-W/LE700-S/LE350 is also usable to use as focus light or assisting light.

Compatible arm system to hold a strobe/LED flashlight includes versatile "Grip Base D4" which widely supports more than 100 underwater housings with loose-proof structure. In combination with additional "D Holder", "Z Joint" and "Optical D Cable Type L", dual strobe system is supported. Off course you can select appropriate arm length and configuration from wide variety of INON "Arm II System". INON supports your creative lighting with highly accurate yet simple and reliable "S-TTL" Auto exposure system.

"S-TTL" Auto mode is not usable for shooting mode "M" or "Tv"/"Av" and the built-in flash mode is set to manual.

■ Relative Information on INON Website ■

・UCL-165LD close-up lens

・Underwater "S-TTL" auto strobe S-2000
・Underwater "S-TTL" auto strobe D-2000
・Underwater "S-TTL" auto strobe Z-240

・Underwater LED flashlight LE700-W
・Underwater LED flashlight LE700-S
・Underwater LED flashlight LE350

・Grip Base D4

October 22nd, 2012

*Press release information is as of October 22nd, 2012 and subject to change without prior notice.


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