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Olympus Underwater Housing PT-E05 for the E-520

Faithful to its traditions, Olympus has announced an Underwater Housing for its new E-520 digital SLR camera. The model PT-E05 allows you to take the E-520 to depths of 130 feet or 40 meters. The required, optional lens ports allow the use of lenses from the 8mm fisheye through the 50mm macro for spectacular underwater photography. As a genuine advantage to the underwater photographer, he can make use of the Live View function and use the large 2.7"/6.9cm LCD instead of the conventional viewfinder...

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All about the Olympus Digital Underwater HousingsThe PT-E05 underwater case has been specially customised for Olympus E-520 and is waterproof up to a water pressure equivalent to a depth of 40 metres. With its durable, high quality polycarbonate construction, it protects the camera from water while also cushioning it from knocks and bumps on land. As a genuine advantage to the underwater photographer, he can make use of the Live View function and use the large 2.7"/6.9cm LCD instead of the viewfinder. The flash connectors allow optional use of up to two UFL-2 underwater flash units. Five interchangeable lens ports allow the optional use of 14-42mm, 14-45mm, 11-22mm or 14-54mm, 7-14mm, 8mm Fisheye and the 35mm as well as the 50mm Macro lens. External flash necessary. The PT-E05 will become available in summer 2008.

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May 15, 2008
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