Fantasea Announces Underwater Housing for Nikon P5000
Underwater product manufacturer Fantasea has released underwater housing for the Nikon Coolpix P5000. The FP-5000 housing will provide photographers will full access to essential camera functions in extreme conditions.
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June 18, 2007 – Underwater product manufacturer Fantasea has released an underwater housing for the Nikon Coolpix P5000. The FP-5000 housing provides photographers will full access to essential camera functions in extreme conditions.
The FP-5000 has a depth rating of 200 feet and also protects the camera from sand and dust, allowing photographers to utilize all functions of their Coolpix P5000 underwater or while capturing outdoor action without worrying about water damage.
According to a company press release, the housing also has a double-O ring seal on controls, anti-glare hood for the LCD screen, built-in diffuser, and 46mm port ring thread for accessory attachment.
"The FP-5000, like all Fantasea Housings, comes with an Accessory System which will enable photographers to further enhance their imaging capability," stated a company press release. The Accessory System allows the attachment of advanced lighting systems, additional lenses, flash strobes, and other camera accessories.
All Fantasea products also come with full flood insurance. The company will replace the camera if it's damaged by water.
The FP-5000, which will be available in July, has a suggested retail price of $245. The Nikon Coolpix P5000 retails for around $400. Fantasea plans to release underwater housings for up to five other Coolpix cameras in the near future.