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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 quickly.
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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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 mounting bolt which threads
into the camera's tripod socket.
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The Pop-up Flash does
not have to be in the
open position before
closing the housing.
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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If you do not have an External flash the camera’s built-in flash
can be used. See Diffuser Instructions.
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Diffuser or Deflector should be installed before inserting the
camera into the housing.
A diffuser and deflector are included with the housing. The diffuser
is white transparent plastic and should be installed when the
camera’s built-in flash will be used. The deflector is also white but
is not transparent and should be installed when an exterenal Strobe
and EV Controller will be used.
To install the diffuser or deflector spread the lens clamp and
slide over the camera lens. The white plastic should be placed
in front of the camera flash. The lens clamp should be pushed
back against the camera.
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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