Fantasea Line Has Announced a New Waterproof Housing for the Canon PowerShot G16

FG16_in_action.jpgFantasea Line, a well known maker of high-quality underwater housings for Canon and Nikon cameras, has just released information about their new FG16 for use with the Canon PowerShot G16. Like their past housing systems, the FG16 gives you the ability to take the G16 down to depths of up to 60 meters (200 feet) underwater, while still offering the full functionality of the camera.

The FG16 is also supported by their full line of external accessories, like underwater lighting sets, color correction filters, and even some wide angle and telephoto conversion lenses. One really cool feature of the FG16 is that Fantasea included a built-in moisture detector inside the housing, which gives you even more confidence that water won't get to your PowerShot G16.

The new housing will retail for $499.95. Head over to Adorama to get yours today.

For more details, visit the Fantasea Line website, or read the press release below.

Sample photo taken using the FG16:
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Fantasea Line proudly announces the release of a new and stylish waterproof housing for the Canon PowerShot G16 camera.

 

The FG16 Housing, specially designed for the Canon G16, meets the same high and professional standards of function, style and durability as previously found in popular and successful Fantasea F series Housings (FG15, FP7100 and FP7000). It is ergonomically designed, fully functional and features easy-to-use, clearly labeled controls. This shock resistant housing protects your G16 camera from damaging elements including water, sand, dust, snow, ice and pollutants.

 

The FG16 has been successfully depth tested to 80 meters (240 ft.) and is certified to a maximum depth of 60 meters (200 ft.), which is well beyond the 40 meter (130 ft.) dive limit of most compact housings.

 

The FG16 Housing is supported by a complete accessory line, including wide angle and macro lenses. Additional accessories include a variety of color correction filters and lighting sets, which enable photographers to further enhance the quality of their images and videos.

 

With performance and creative expression approaching that of an SLR camera, the new PowerShot G16 delivers amazing image and video quality. A new DIGIC 5 image processor delivers 45% faster auto focus, shorter shutter lag, increased continuous shooting speed and better performance in low light conditions. New built-in Wi-Fi allows to wirelessly transfer those most impressive files to social networking sites, including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

 

FG16 Housing Feature Highlights

  • Depth rated to 60m/200 feet
  • Ergonomic design
  • Full access to all camera controls & functions
    with clearly marked controls
  • Shock resistant
  • Double O-ring seal
  • Special mount for lighting accessories
  • Removable double fiber optic cable connection
  • Removable flash diffuser
  • Easy and secure installation of camera
  • Removable anti-glare hood for the LCD screen
  • Built-in moisture detector for increased confidence
  • Dedicated video control button for easy video filming in any shooting mode
  • Compatible with a wide range of underwater
    photo accessories
  • Manufacturer's warranty included

Housing retail price starts as low as $499.95/530 Euro and may vary based on location and warranty program.

Housing with Canon G16 Bundle prices begin at $999.95 and vary based on location and warranty program.

 

Further Information & Useful Links

 

>> Visit the Fantasea FG16/FG15 dedicated website - www.canondive.com
>> Click Here for a comparison chart between Fantasea FG16 & Canon WP-DC52 Housings
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Click Here for a more stylized online  FG16 Housing product release and more images

High Res Images - Download Links

>> FG16 Accessory System - http://www.fantasea.com/FG16PR/FG16_Accessory_System.jpg
>> FG16 Housing Product Image - http://www.fantasea.com/FG16PR/FG16_Product_Image.jpg
>> FG16 in Action -
http://www.fantasea.com/FG16PR/FG16_in_action.jpg
>> Sample image taken by FG16 -
http://www.fantasea.com/FG16PR/Taken_with_FG16.jpg