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Congratulations on your purchase of an Ikelite Digital Camera
Housing. Ikelite has over 30 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. Housing is pressure tested to 200' (60m).
Ikelite Digital Housing
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#6111.3 for Sony DSC-H3
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1. Lid Snaps have a
To open, push Lid Snap Lock
forward and lift as shown.
Keep pressure on the Lid
Snap so it does not fly open
Some lid snaps have a lot of
spring tension once they go over center, have a firm grip on the
lid snap. Lid Snaps may be opened one at a time.
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1. Remove the back from the housing. The mounting tray for the
camera is secured to the housing back. Position the camera on
the tray and
secure it with the
into the camera's
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Some camera tripod socket threads are plastic. The mounting
tray bolt is metal. Do not cross thread or over tighten as you
may damage the camera tripod socket threads.
Lid Snap Lock
CAMERA / MOUNT
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1. Place housing face down in your
lap or on a flat surface.
2. Check to see that there is an
o'ring on the housing back and
that it is clean and in its proper
3. Guide the back onto the housing.
The o'ring should touch the
housing all the way around. There
should be an even gap all the way
around between the housing and
the housing back.
4. Lift the lid snaps so they are
extended and place the lid snap
into the hook on the housing
5. To close the housing push
down on the lid snaps until
they snap into place . Lid
snaps on opposite sides of the
housing should be closed at the
same time. Be sure they are down
far enough to engage the lock.
- Once the housing is closed, check the o'ring seal.
Check the gap between the housing back and the housing, it
should be even all the way around.
Look through the clear plastic back at the o'ring. You should see a
darkened area where the o'ring is compressed against the
housing back. If you do not see an even black compression seal
all the way around the back, open the lid snaps, reseat the
housing back and close the lid snaps. Visually check the seal again.
all 4 sides