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Congratulations on your purchase of an Ikelite Digital Camera
Housing. Ikelite has over 45 years of experience in the underwater
photographic and lighting market. Our products are designed and
built in the USA by Ikelite for both the professional and amateur
The clear housing permits instant visual inspection of the camera
and all sealing surfaces as well as complete monitoring of controls
and camera LCD screens.
Ikelite Digital Housings are slightly negative in salt water for
stability. This housing has been water pressure tested at the
factory to 200’ (60m).
Ikelite Digital Housing
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#6148.11 for Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Zoom Dial Mode Dial
[H] Flash/Control Dial
[C] Face Selector
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1. Lid Snaps have a
To open, push each Lid Snap Lock forward and lift as shown.
Keep pressure on the Lid Snap so that it does not fly open
Some lid snaps have a lot of spring tension once they go over
center, so keep a firm grip on the lid snap. Lid snaps may be
opened one at a time or simultaneously.
Lid Snap Lock
We suggest that you read this instruction booklet thoroughly
before use. If you are new to underwater photography, be sure
to read the General and Photo Tips sections.
We also suggest that you read the camera manual thoroughly
to have a full understanding of where each camera control is
located and what function each control provides.
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The EV-Controller used with Ikelite DS Substrobes has two user
settings. One setting is for strobe selection, the other is for
pre-flash or non pre-flash.
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EV-Controller should be set to the pre-flash position when used
ith this camera.
The camera does not emit a pre-flash when used in the “M”
manual mode. If using the “M” manual mode, set the
EV-controller to non-pre-flash.
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1. Set ISO to 80.
2. Set camera to “A” Aperture priority.
3. Raise the camera flash to it’s open or “UP” position.
4. Set Flash to forced “On” (lightning bolt in LCD).
5. In the Flash Control Menu > Flash Settings > Flash Mode >
Auto, should be the setting, which is also the default setting.
5. For Macro photography, set aperture to f7.1 or 8.0.
6. Set White Balance to “Auto”.
7. Set Image Quality to “Superfine” and Large “L”.
8. Set Metering to “Center Weighted Avg.”.
Make sure that the camera flash is in the “up” or “raised”
position before closing your housing with the camaera inside.