Sea & Sea DX-1G Compact Digital 10.0 MP Camera and Underwater Housing Set

Sea & Sea
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About Sea & Sea

A compact underwater digital camera system, the DX-1G housing and 1G camera features 10.01 effective megapixels from a high quality CCD sensor and a 24-72mm wide-angle-to-telephoto zoom lens for incredible versatility.

Building on the incredible success of the DX-5000G and DX- 8000G, Sea & Sea set out to engineer and manufacture a more technologically advanced, yet user-friendly, underwater system that is ideal for any type of photographer novice to professional. The DX-1G is the result - offering SLR functionality, performance and features without the bulk, hassle and weight of an SLR system.

Sea & Sea Features

  • A high quality 1/1.75" primary color CCD with Vibration Correction and an effective 10.01 megapixel resolution, for the best possible images.
  • A quick response zoom lens that ranges from 24mm wideangle to 72mm telephoto, providing ideal versatility for framing subjects. 3x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom.
  • Shutter response of .1 seconds, fastest in it's class with power-up of 1.1 seconds and recycle time of 1 second make the DX-1G the class of the field.
  • A large 2.5" TFT liquid crystal monitor in a compact, lightweight aluminum camera body.
  • Exceptional macro capability of 1/2 inch (1cm) to infinity? at 24mm and 2 inches (4cm) to infinity? at 72mm. Optional wideangle accessory lens reduces close focusing distance to 0 inches (0cm).
  • Three exposure modes and 2 custom modes available for heightened control over image creativity: A (Aperture Mode), P (Program Mode), M (Manual Exposure Mode) and 2 Custom modes (MY1 and MY2).
  • Sea & Sea mode for optimal spot on underwater exposures and an additional 5 presetand 2 customizable white balance controls.
  • Manual focus capability for additional control in critical low-light or intense macro conditions.
  • RAW shooting mode for highest quality files and image processing in Adobe Photoshop or other available software. Compatible with SDHC memory cards up to 4GB.
  • Optional Accessories include: Wide-Angle conversions lens (#SS-52116) available that offers super wide-angle images of 16mm (35mm equivalent), Lens Caddy (#SS-60104), DB-60 Li-Ion battery (#SS-831016) and Battery Charger (#SS- 831014).
  • An optional hotshoe mounted LED Strobe Adapter in order to allow continuous shooting without flash recycle delay.

Sea & Sea Specifications

Depth Rating
55m / 180ft
W:6.3"/158mm x H:4.4"/109mm x L:4.4"/109mm
Approximatly 17.9 oz / 510 g
Underwater Weight
Approximatly 3.9 oz / 110 g
Flash Diffuser
Fiber Optic Cable Socket
Two (Dual strobe is available)
Accessory Shoe
Underwater Camera Functions
All DX-1G camera functions are available underwater.
1/1.75" CCD / 10.3 Megapixel
Effective Resolution
10.1 million pixels
Color Depth
24-Bit RGB
Focal Length (equiv.35mm)
24mm to 72mm
Lens Aperture
F2.5 to F4.4
7 aperture blades (Max. 12 steps)
Optical Zoom
3 x
Digital Zoom
4 x
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount
Sea & Sea specially designed bayonet type
Filter Size
Vibration Correction
CCD shift Method
Exposure Modes
Program shift
Aperture Priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation (+/- 2.0 EV in 1/3EV steps)
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (3:2, 1:1)
AF Method
Hybrid AF
Shooting Distance
Wide / Tele: 30cm to infinity
Macro Shooting Distance
Wide: 1cm to infinity
? Tele: 4cm to infinity
AF Area
Multi Spot
Internal Flash
Manual pop-up
Start-Up Time
1.1 Sec.
Shutter Release Lag (Full-Press)
0.13 Sec. (Ave.)
Half to Full-Press Lag
0.012 Sec. (Ave.)
Shooting Interval
1.3 Sec.
Internal Memory
Memory Card
(SD) Secure Digital
Self Timer
2 sec. / 10 sec.
Burst Mode
Image Setting
Hard / Normal / Soft / B&W / Sepia / Custom 1/ Custom 2 / (Custom: color depth, sharpness, contrast)
Movie Setting
640x480x / 320x240 15/30fps
View Finder
External Electronic View Finder (Tilting)
LCD Screen
2.5" TFT Liquid Crystal (230,000 Pixels)
AUTO, Selectable ISO (64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600)
White Balance
5 positions and Manual
Built-in Flash
Modes: Auto, On, Off, Auto red-eye, Slow Sync
Effective Flash Distance
16' (5 m)
External Flash Sync
Yes, Hot shoe (not in housing)
Underwater Strobes from Sea & Sea Flash Sync with Fiber Optic Cable
Power Source
Rechargeable battery (DB-60, Incl.) AAA Battery
Shooting Capacity
Rechargeable 350 Pictures
AAA battery: 50 Pictures
Interface / Video Out
USB 2.0
NTSC/PAL Switchable
Camera External Dimensions
8.33" / 111.6mm x .98" / 25.0mm x 2.28" / 58.0mm
Camera Weight
7.79 oz / 220g (Body only)
Sea & Sea One-Year Limited Warranty
System Requirements: Windows
Pentium II processor or faster
Windows 98/98SE, 2000, Me, XP or higher
128MB RAM (256MB Recommended)
10MB Hard Drive Space or more
USB Port
CD-ROM Drive (for software Install)
System Requirements: Macintosh
Power PC processor or later
Mac OS 8.6-9.2.2, OS X (10.1.2 or higher)
128MB RAM (256MB Recommended)
10MB Hard Drive Space or more (100MB for OS X)
USB Port (built-in)
CD-ROM Drive (for software Install)
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