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Nauticam is pleased to introduce the latest in it's acclaimed line of underwater camera housings, the NA-5DSR.

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This housing incorporates the latest innovations from the renowned Nauticam design team, and pairs it with the extraordinary Canon EOS 5DS and Canon EOS 5DS R cameras. An astonishing 50 megapixels underwater will bring back images that were simply impossible previously.

For anyone interested in high-resolution, Canon has announced two 50 Megapixel DSLR cameras aimed squarely at still photographers, the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R. The models are identical with the exception of the low pass filter (5DS) versus an optically self-cancelling low pass filter (5DS R). These cameras are very similar in functionality to the Canon 5D Mark III, and share the same body dimensions. The main difference, besides over double the pixels, has to do with taking advantage of all that resolution. The more resolution the sensor offers, the more detail that can be captured. However, this also means that it can capture things like camera shake, shutter/mirror flap and soft focus extremely well also. Canon has gone to great lengths to minimize these effects by doing things like changing the type of motor that drives the shutter to allow it to decelerate as it opens fully.

Canon EOS 5DS Features

Max resolution: 8688 x 5792
Effective pixels: 50.3 megapixels
Sensor size: Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Sensor/Processor: CMOS Dual DIGIC 6
ISO: Auto, 100-6400: (expandable to 50-12800)
White balance presets: 8 + custom
Screen size: 3.2″
Screen dots : 1,040,000
Screen type: ClearView II TFT-LCD
Viewfinder type: Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage: 100% @ 0.71x
Maximum shutter speed: 1/8000 sec
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Crop Modes: : 1.3x (30.5MP) aqnd 1.6x (19.6MP)
Video: HD H.264 ALL-I and IPB

Canon EOS 5DS R Features (as above, plus:)

Optically self-cancelling low pass filter

Clearly a camera of this magnitude deserves the very best housing to take it underwater. Existing NA-5DMKIII housing owners - stop reading here, because that housing will work flawlessly with the 5DS. But Nauticam is unable rest on laurels, and so simply had to produce the NA-5DSR, refining the NA-5DMKIII housing just that much more. The Nauticam NA-5DMKIII has been incredibly popular and well liked among it's users. Many of the controls for the NA-5DSR are based on the NA-MKIII, taking advantage of how solid that housing is. Still, the Nauticam designers were able to make improvements. Small changes, to be sure, but each incredibly well thought out - designed by underwater photographers, for underwater photographers.

As an example of a minor but important change, the right side of the housing has been made less "crowded" by moving the video/still switch to the top of the housing, and combining the ISO and DOF preview buttons in a tactile rocker that makes accessing both controls exceptionally easy. Perhaps the biggest change is the addition of the patent pending multi-controller. This moves the joystick control closer to the right hand, making it easier to get to. The piano keys for Set and Q were beautifully sculpted to make room for it, yielding a user interface that is both beautiful and functional.

The new housing includes the Nauticam vacuum check electronics, and, like other new Nauticam DSLR housings, even includes a simple button to easily reset the vacuum electronics when only doing a lens change. It's one of those features that make one think that these designers have thought of everything.

Simple buttons like Menu, Picture Style, Rate, Magnify, and Trash have been given an angled treatment, making it easier to reach these buttons with the left hand. The shutter is the new paddle style - exceptionally easy to use even when wearing thick gloves, yet retain amazing tactile feel for use of the half-press of the 5DS shutter. The NA-5DSR includes strobe mounting balls and lightweight laser cut stability brackets.

Since the 5DS, 5DS R and 5D Mark III share the same basic camera body, this housing can be used interchangeably with all three cameras. This provides incredible flexibility... shoot for high resolution with the 5DS R on one dive, then switch to the 5D Mark III for it's superb low light capability.

The Nauticam Port Locking Lever has become an icon; so easy to use yet more secure than lesser methods of attaching ports. No twisting required, just push & lock. Worry less about the port attachment, and focus on getting great images.

Patented Multi Controller Pad, located within easy reach of the right thumb, virtually recreates the Canon 5DS multi selector allowing full multidirectional use of this powerful tool, including diagonals. No other manufacturer has it.

Nauticam's Rubberized Handles are another iconic feature of this housing. A comfortable, secure grip that reduces hand fatigue and helps stabilize the shot.

Nauticam Locking Housing Latches mean secure yet easy access to changing batteries or memory cards. Why break your knuckles trying to open a housing?

Feature Checklist

Unsurpassed build quality, designed by award winning engineering team
Produced utilizing the most modern manufacturing technology available
Ergonomically placed controls with size, shape, and color differentiation
Access to all key camera controls
All controls clearly labeled
Patented two stage shutter release, precise feel over half/full press
Patented Port Locking System
Patent pending Multi Controller pad
Lens release button
Easy to operate locking housing latches
Rubberized ergonomic grips
Quick release camera mounting plate
Optical strobe connectors for fiber optic flash triggering
2x M16 accessory holes for HDMI, hydrophone, or vacuum valve
Single M14 accessory hole for electrical sync cable bulkhead
Integrated vacuum monitoring and leak detection circuit (valve optional)
Vacuum reset button in port mount for quick lens changes
Dual 1" (25mm) strobe mounting balls included as standard equipment
1/4-20 tripod mounting holes
Dual 10mm threaded accessory mounting points
.66x optical glass pickup finder
Magnifying 180 and 45 viewfinders available optionally
100m Depth Rating

Recommended Accessories


180º Enhancing Viewfinder (32201)
45º Enhancing Viewfinder (32203)
Patent Pending Super Macro Converter (81201), providing 2.3:1 reproduction ratio with the popular Canon 100mm Macro lenses
M16 Vacuum Valve (25612)
Complete line of flat and dome ports for all major lenses, available in acrylic and glass
Locking port extension rings from 10mm to 90mm
Monitor/Recorder Housing for Atomos Ninja2 (17902) or Shogun (17904)
Monitor Housing for SmallHD 501 + 502 Monitor2 (17906)
Fiber optic cables for Inon (26211) and Sea&Sea (26212)
Full line of mounting accessories for lighting, including mount balls, strobe adapters, arms, clamps, and specialty items
Multiple styles of lanyards
Lens holders, including flip-up
Focus and Zoom gears for many Canon, Tokina, and Sigma lenses
Port Adapters for Aquatica, Ikelite, Inon, Nexus M5 & M6, Sea & Sea NX, Seacam, Subal Version 3 & 4, and Zillion
Handle accessories including smaller handles, handle extensions for cold water diving

Nauticam's own site [here]
How to buy an underwater DSLR camera system [here]


Dimensions: 358mm (W) x 187mm (H) x 135mm (D)
Weight: 2.80kg , 2.65kg without ball mounts and handle brackets
Depth rating: 100m


Nauticam UW housing for Canon 5DS/5DS R/5DMKIII
Price: 39 150 SEK/st
Partno: 17320 (Add to Wish list )
Manufacturer: Nauticam