Water Housing for Canon EOS R8 Product Information
- Housing made from High-strength, Durable Polyurethane resin
- High Strength Polyurethane transparent resin Back Plate
- Pistol Grip is Dual Stage AF/Shutter (allows for both focusing and firing using one button)
- Port is Interchangeable L Mount Port System for the Canon Lens Series
- Left Side Hand Grip (optional)
- Right Side Hand Grip (optional)
- Stainless Steel Controls are Ergonomic Marine Grade Stainless
- AZC Zoom Control System
- Camera Tray System is Interchangeable
- 2 Stage Electronic Front Shutter Control Button
Size and Weight
- Width: 234mm (9.21”)
- Height: 199,5mm (7.85”)
- Depth: 126,5mm (4.98”)
- Weight: 1800g. (3.95lbs.) Housing with Back Plate, PGXIII Pistol Grip, L-Side Grip and L-LP-65 Port.
- Polyurethane Body, Back Plate, Ports, Side Grip, Base Plate and Tray.
- Stainless Steel and Durable Composite Controls.
- High Strength Polyurethane Resin and Rubber Pistol Grip
On the housing
- 2 Stage Electronic Front shutter button
- AZC Zoom control
- Flash connection port
- GoPro Mount ready
- Front dial control
- M-Fn button control
- Movie Record button control
On the Back Plate
- Star (AE-lock)
- AF point selection button control
- Power On/Off
- Mode Dial
- Menu button control
- Q Button Control
- Playback button control
- Info button control
- Photo/Video Switch
- 4 ways (left, up, right, down) buttons
- Set button control
- Soft Ergonomic Rubber Eye Cup
What’s in the Box of the Water Housing for Canon EOS R8?
- C2080 Water Housing with 2 Stage Electronic Front Shutter, Zoom Control and Electronic Cabling.
- Camera Base Plate and Tray.
- Back Plate with Controls.
- PGXIII Dual Stage AF Pistol Grip.
- Tool kit – 3 Hex Keys (1.5mm, 2mm, 4mm), Spare Camera Plug and ILS Switch, 2 Spare 5×16 SS Hex screws, 2 spare 5x12mm SS Flat Head Machine Screws, Packet of Marine Grease.
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The Canon EOS R8: A Versatile Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
The Canon EOS R8 is a new addition to the company’s full-frame mirrorless camera lineup. With its 24.2 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, the camera is capable of producing high-quality images with excellent detail and sharpness. The camera is also equipped with Canon’s latest autofocus capabilities, ensuring accurate and fast focus even in challenging lighting conditions.
High-Speed Continuous Shooting
One of the standout features of the EOS R8 is its high-speed continuous shooting capabilities. This is particularly useful for capturing fast-moving subjects such as wildlife or sports. The camera can shoot up to 40 frames per second with an electronic shutter, making it an excellent option for photographers who need to capture a series of images quickly.
Impressive Video Capabilities
In addition to its impressive still image capabilities, the EOS R8 also boasts impressive video capabilities. The camera can capture full-width 4K video from 6K capture at up to 60p, with 10-bit C-Log3 or HDR PQ video capture. The 10-bit HDR HEIF option further expands the camera’s video capabilities, allowing photographers to create stunning videos with high dynamic range.
OLED Viewfinder and Articulated Screen
The EOS R8 features a 2.36 million-dot OLED viewfinder with 0.7x magnification, providing a clear and detailed view of the scene being captured. The fully-articulated rear screen is also a useful feature, allowing photographers to capture images and videos from a range of angles.
For photographers who specialize in water photography, the EOS R8 is a valuable tool. It perfectly fits in the Liquid Eye Water Housing C2080, making it an ideal option for capturing stunning water shots. This adds to the camera’s versatility, making it a valuable tool for photographers who need a camera that can perform well in a range of environments.
Overall, the Canon EOS R8 is an excellent camera that offers impressive capabilities and features, especially in its continuous shooting and video capabilities. Its affordability makes it a more accessible option compared to some of Canon’s other full-frame mirrorless cameras. Additionally, its compatibility with the Liquid Eye Water Housing C2080 makes it an ideal tool for photographers who specialize in water photography. The EOS R8 is available now with a recommended price of $1499.