Genesis

For Sony FS100U NXCAM HD camcorder

Facilitating the way pros will shoot underwater High Definition from now on

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The NEW Amphibico GENESIS housing for the Sony FS100U NXCAM HD PRO camcorder is built with the same high quality solid aluminum construction as their previous PRO line of housings, no compromise was taken to create the New “GENESIS” line from Amphibico.


Keeping in mind total ergonomics and underwater balance, its compact design with an intergraded electronic grip system makes the unit extremely user friendly underwater.

GENESIS Underwater Video housings for the Sony FS100U NXCAM HD PRO camcorder

Our engineers worked very diligently on its design, keeping in mind size, weight, balance and it's on board electronics allowing easy and complete access to all key camcorder functions, it will give users the ability to create the best possible HD video underwater. Wait, It does not stop here, our design team went even a step further, allocating the attachment of a separate accessory to house the Ninja recording media. "Ninja preserves the pristine uncompressed video quality from your camera’s sensor by encoding it into Apple ProRes® directly. Then it goes straight to the timeline of your NLE.It’s the fastest, and best-quality workflow possible today. Once again keeps Amphibico on the forefront of innovative underwater technology.

Genesis Key Features

Solid Construction
GENESIS Underwater Video housings for the Sony FS100U NXCAM HD PRO camcorderPrecision machined from a solid block of marine grade aluminum giving endless durability. Black anodized for corrosion protection a layer of tuff military grade polyurethane powder coat paint and a final coat of clear for the outmost durability in harsh sea water.

Full Camcorder Control
Complete access to your camcorder while filming underwater. The GENESIS boasts a host of features that is certain to pacify the most passionate of underwater video professionals. With dual electronic grips and menu control panel, this housing gives complete access to your camcorder while filming underwater.

Top Mounted large 3.5" Window
For convenient and easy filming through Sony'sharp, large and bright 3.5 XtraFine™ LCD/ Viewfinder. Located on the optical axis, the 3.5-inch-type XtraFine LCD panel enables easier, more intuitive framing.

Bayonet Lens Mounting System
Given that the Sony FS100U camcorder features a Super 35mm E-Mount Interchangeable Lens System, a great variety of current and future E-mount lenses from various lens manufacturers (Sony Zeiss, Tamron, Sigma and Cosina) are compatible.

Ninja SPLASH PRO (optional accessory)
Professionals can now go underwater and record video at considerably higher Bit-Rates and color (4:2:2). 10 bit Uncompressed to Apple ProRes Field Recorder and also be used as a Monitor. Better quality videos can be produced to articulate the motion image being captured in the stunning underwater world below. Designed with a robust look and feel, the Ninja Splash syncs. simply via the LANC control on the camcorder. So press record and the unit starts up at the same time as your camcorder.

Specifications

  • 6061-T6 Marine grade solid aluminum
  • Fully anodized with a hard coat of polyurethane paint & a final clear coat.
  • All hardware is marine grade aluminum & stainless steel

Features & Controls:

  • Designed for professional underwater use
  • 14 Electronic push button controls to access over 25 functions
  • Control Panel for all menu access to camcorder functions
  • Proportional Manual Focus
  • Proportional Manual Zoom knob
  • Manual White Balance
  • Manual Iris
  • Manual Gain access through camera menu (SONY FIRMWARE 1.0 & 2.0 COMPATIBLE)
  • Gain H M L Presets housing grip access (SONY FIRMWARE 1.0 COMPATIBLE ONLY)
  • Manual Shutter Speed
  • Sensitive Hydrophone
  • Moisture sensor alarm
  • Tally light flashes green while filming
  • 3 Auxiliary ports
  • Two Year Standard Full Warranty
  • Bayonet lens mounting system
  • Conveniently designed to accept Aquatica ports

Weight of unit

  • On land 12lbs. (6.3KG) fully loaded w/camera NP-F970 battery.
  • In freshwater and seawater the GENESIS can be perfectly balanced and neutral in buoyancy by trimming it with the optional trim weigh kit and the port of choice

Dimensions

  • Length 10.5" (267mm)
  • Width 13.6" (345mm)
  • Height 6.5" (165mm)
  • Measurements includes grips

Operating Depth

  • 300 feet / 90 meters
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Supported Camera Models

SONY® FS100US HXCAM HD camcorder