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New Fantasea FA6500 V2 Released for Sony a6500 and a6300 Mirrorless Cameras

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Following the release of its new FA6400 housing for the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera, Fantasea has released an updated version of the FA6500, designed and manufactured specifically for the Sony a6500 and a6300 cameras.

The FA6500 V2 replaces the original FA6500, with the addition of the new Fantasea Hybrid Vacuum Safety System forming an integral part of the FA6500 V2 housing. The system includes both a pre-dive vacuum check and an on-dive leak detector, allowing for confirmation of a watertight housing seal prior to diving, and continual monitoring of the seal during the dive through the inbuilt moisture detector. 

An FML interchangeable lens port system allows using a wide range of lenses underwater. A standard M16 port (in addition to the Vacuum valve) allows for optional connectors and accessories to be installed on the housing, including HDMI or electronic strobe triggering bulkheads. The housing is shock-resistant and depth rated to 60m/200 feet.

The FA6500 V2 Housing is supplied as a6500-camera-compatible along with conversion kit, for the a6300, which includes several parts and housing conversion instructions. If needed, this conversion can also be carried out by an authorized Fantasea dealer or a Fantasea service centre.

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Fantasea FA6500 V2 Features

  • Hybrid Vacuum Safety System included
  • Moisture Detector and Alarm
  • Double O-ring protection for a perfect watertight seal
  • Depth rated to 60m/200 feet
  • Made from durable injection moulded Polycarbonate
  • Access to all essential camera controls and functions with clearly labelled controls
  • Shock resistant
  • Additional M16 port for a variety of connections, including HDMI or electronic strobe triggering bulkheads
  • Special cold-shoe mount for lighting accessories
  • Double fibre optic cable port
  • Removable anti-glare hood for the LCD screen
  • Easy and secure installation of camera
  • Protective housing body cap
  • Extended shutter release included for easy access when using housing tray and handles
  • Interchangeable lens port and lens gear accessories are available, allowing for the use of a wide range of lenses
  • Additional optional housing accessories are available
  • Weight (without camera and lens port on land): 980g/34. oz
  • Weight (with camera and FML Flat Port on land): 1,645g/58 oz
  • Dimensions (without accessories, WxDxH): 20.5x14.5x15.5cm/8x5.7x6.1in
  • Manufacturer’s warranty

UK RRP: £999 (housing only), £1249 (housing, flat port and zoom gear) 

For UK sales and distribution contact www.nautilusdiving.co.uk

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