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MX5, MX-10 and Motor Marine II EX underwater cameras - These three underwater cameras range in price from 149.99 to just over 500. They allow users to take photographs as deep as 45metres underwater.
Motor Marine II EX
Sea & Sea have announced three underwater cameras, the MX5, MX-10 and Motor Marine II EX.
The MX5 is a 35mm point and shoot camera, waterproof to a depth of up to 30metres. Equipped with auto film load, advance and rewind functions, the MX5 has a built-in flash which detects low light levels and automatically activates the flash when a photo is taken. Unique to cameras in this class, this underwater camera also has a digital LCD panel showing frame number, flash and battery power levels. Available in five tropical colours, the MX5 retails at 149.99.
Sea & Sea's Motor Marine 35 MX-10 is a compact, lightweight 35mm underwater camera which is waterproof to a depth of 45metres. Ideal for use during outdoor activities such as diving and rafting, the MX-10 has a focus-free 32mm lens with an exterior mount making it possible to fit accessory lenses udnerwater. This easy to use camera also has an internal flash, plus automatic film loading, advance and rewind features, and retails for around 300.00.
For the more professional photographer, there's the top of the range Motor Marine II EX, available for just over 500. Featuring a built-in 35mm lens which is capable of focussing down to 460cm, the camera has automatic DX indexing for a range of film speeds, plus an exterior bayonet mount for attaching auxiliary lenses when underwater. And if the internal flash isn't powerful enough for the perfect submerged shot, the MM II EX has a bulkhead connector which electronically mates it with any Sea & Sea strobe.
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