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View Poll Results: I would buy an Ikelite housing for my M43 or NEX below
Are there any serious plans to build a new smaller series of housings with interchangeable ports for the M43 cams? There has been a little teaser that Ikelite might consider doing housings for them but no activity.
I really don't think the current DLSR housings would appeal in this market, they lose all the advantages of the small sized cameras, and there are already small housings from Olympus, Fisheye FIX, and 10Bar, which have lower size and cost than the full sized DSLR housings. Sony will introduce ssimilar NEX cameras on 5/11 that would also benefit. Just think of all those M43 and NEX cameras crying out for underwater housngs and Ikelite DS-161 Strobes to shoot HD videos!
Ideally a housing for this market would be the size of the compact camera cases with new ports, but I could live with the midsized case, like for the Olympus C8080 housing. Maybe you could use that port?
IKELITE Housing for Olympus C8080 (discontinued)
I know this would be an engineering effort, but I see these new cameras as a rising tide in the market. Don't miss the boat. You have already designed a lot of the pieces --put one together in your skunk works and launch it.
Last edited by slowhands; May 11th, 2010 at 03:04 AM.