The canon Marine capsule is designed for using a Canon A-1, AE-1 or AT-1 SLR camera underwater to a depth of about sixty meters. It has external controls for shutter speed, aperture and focusing. Three different housings are available so that this outstandingly versatile , watertight accessory may be used with more than 30 FD lenses. Its special , high – quality features will assure that your camera is safe from the elements , leaving you free to record the underwater vistas.
This underwater housing is a extremely rare Canon item and very hard to find. Only a few made.
Usable Cameras: Canon A-1 , AE-1 , or AT-1 with power-winder A.
Usable lenses : Aperture ring adapters MCA and focus adapter MCA adapt different FD lenses to marine capsule.
Shooting range : To maximum of about 60mm below water surface. The maximum water pressure at which it remains waterproof is 7kg/ cm.
Finder : Detachable Pick-up Finder 0,4x magnification.
Focusing : By external knob coupled to lens’ aperture ring by adapter.
Aperture control : By external lever coupled to lens aperture ring by adapter.
Grip : Adjustable from straight down to 90° upwards. Automatically locks in those 2 positions.
Underwater flash: Usable on the flash attachment adapter. Synchro Socket Contact for Nikon Nikonos II type. Dual flash possible if they have the same polarity.
Waterproofing : Removable parts of housing are tightly sealed shut by O-rings.
Front Housings: Three types available : one for FD 15mm f/2.8 lens, one for specific FD wide-angle and standard lenses and one for specific FD telephoto lenses.
Adjustment lens : Conon close-up lens 240 when using front housing S.
Dimensions: 226mm x 195mm.
Weight : 5 kg.
This set contains the following:
Underwater housing A complete with extra grip for use with Flash.
Front housing MCA-S
Canon AE-1 with 28mm F2.8 lens and Power winder A.
Sea-Flash underwater flash unit with rods, cable and charger.
Set of O-rings.
The underwater housing is complete and working, all the handles and levers work OK.
The outside edge has some marks from the flash clamp.
We cannot guaranty that its watertight , We have checked all the working parts and when necessary replaced. The seals have to be checked.
The flash unit works ( still) the charger is on 220 volts.
The camera AE-1 and winder are in good working order.
The lens 28mm F2.8 FD is fine.