NEWS: NAUTICAM ANNOUNCES NA-RX100 HOUSING FOR SONY RX100 COMPACT CAMERA
UPDATE : READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE
Digital compact cameras are really once again getting interesting. There are already a of couple serious large sensor sized compacts out there and now Sony has joined this game. Their latest “Canon killer” the DSC-RX100 hit the shops month back and now Nauticam claims another scalp by making a housing for it.
The Sony RX100 is a 20 megapixel camera with huge 1” (13.2x 8.8) CMOS sensor. It’s like a beefed up Canon S100. Nauticam’s aluminium NA-RX100 housing has the all usual Nauticam treats like a 67mm port thread and an accessory shoe combined with the amazing ergonomics. This housing can take both wide and macro lenses and will be selling for about 650 pounds.
Here’s a additional interesting bit from Nauticam’s press release: Nauticam is also announcing a special (V) version of this housing, meant for the serious video shooter. The NA-RX100V housing allows an HDMI bulkhead so that the Nauticam NA-DP4 HDMI Monitor solution can be utilized.The SmallHD HDMI monitor inside the NA-DP4 takes video shooting to the next level. Utilizing DP4 features like Focus Peaking, Focus Assist, False Color, 1:1 Mapping and more, this larger monitor vastly improves composition, focus capability and exposure.
(Full review to follow once I get my hands on this baby.)