Ikelite 6148.26 Underwater Camera Housing for Canon Powershot SX-260 HS
Dive into underwater photography with this compact and simple to use combination. The Compact Digital housing is high quality, superdurable, built to last, and backed by Ikelite's long-standing reputation for excellence.
All camera controls are fully functional through the housing and depth rated to 200ft (60m). Two 12-24 threaded mounts on the bottomof the housing allow for the secure attachment of optional trays and lighting accessories.
Size and Weight.
• 6.8" wide x 5" high x 6.1" deep ( including controls and lens port ).
• 2.9 lbs (1.31kg) above water.
• Neutrally buoyant underwater.
Trays with Release Handles
ptional Tray with Release Handle(s) provide comfortable handling underwater and attachment points for substrobes and accessories.
Camera's Built-in Flash.
An included flash diffuser improves lighting quality when the camera's built-in flash is used. A built-in flash is effective between 1-3 feet (0.3-0.9m) from the subject in clear conditions. For best results an external underwater strobe is recommended.
External Color Filters.
Color filters replace some of the reds, oranges and more natural tones that would otherwise be lost underwater. Effective in relatively shallow, sunny conditions. Available as #6441.46 for tropical blue water and #6441.86 for use in green water settings. For optimum results use in combination with manual white balance (see camera user guide for information on setting custom white balance).
External Underwater Strobes.
Ikelite strobes are much more powerful, recycle more quickly, and eliminate more backsc atter than the camera's built-in flash. Don't settle for flat, blue-green images. Use the AutoFlash AF35 for easy automatic exposure. Or add an optional DS Substrobe with EV Manual Controller for more power and wider angle of coverage. For the best results in all conditions.
Pro-V8 LED Video Lite.
For additional lighting when using the camera's movie mode and to aid in focus. For use with or without a color filter.
External Wide Angle Option.
The WD-4 Wide Angle Conversion Dome corrects for refractive magnification to give 28mm angle of coverage underwater. The conversion dome may be removed and replaced underwater and requires no modification to the housing's standard port.
Other external wide angle lenses by Ikelite, Inon, Epoque and other manufacturers are not usable with this camera at this time.
External Macro Adapter.
Optional adapter #9306.82 (MSRP $50) slides over the front of the lens port and allows for the attachment of 67mm threaded macro lenses from Inon and Epoque. The adapter may be removed and replaced underwater and requires no modification to the housing's standard lens port. Macro lens not available for purchase through Ikelite.
Not for use with 67mm threaded wide angle lenses.
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Digital Camera, 12.1 Megapixels, 25mm Wide-Angle Lens, 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 20x Optical Zoom, 3.0" LCD
The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Digital Camera is a stunningly powerful point-and-shoot with a number of useful features. To start, the SX260 has a 12.1Mp high-sensitivity CMOS sensor along with the company's DIGIC 5 Image Processor. Together, these two comprise Canon's HS SYSTEM for great looking images, even when shot in low-light. In addition to capturing quality stills, the SX260 also records full HD 1080p video with stereo sound. The camera also boasts a dedicated movie button for one-touch recording.
Helping to cull all that beautiful footage would be the 25mm wide-angle lens with optical image stabilization and 20x optical zoom. Auto features like Smart AUTO, Intelligent IS and FACE ID all help you to get great shots without the guesswork. The built-in GPS tracker helps you to recall images by location for geo-tagging or simply for storage. Other features include Movie Digest - for a day's worth of video clips - and High-Speed Burst HD for continuous capture up to 10 frames and Super Slow Motion for slow motion playback.