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Fantasea announces FG9X Housing is compatible with the Canon G9 X Mark II

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Fantasea has announced that the FG9X Housing is fully compatible with the brand new Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II.

The FG9X Housing also continues to be fully compatible with the Canon PowerShot G9 X camera.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II Highlights

  • 20.2 MP 1.0-inch high sensitivity CMOS sensor
  • New DIGIC 7 image processor for enhanced autofocus performance
  • High-speed continuous shooting speed (8.2 shots / sec.)
  • Bright F2.0 28-84mm equiv. lens
  • 3x optical zoom
  • Minimum focus range of 2-inch
  • Wide ISO range of 125–12800
  • Full HD 1080p/60p video recording capabilities
  • 3.0-inch touch panel
  • Impressive range of creative shooting modes
  • Lightweight – only 7.37 ounces (209g)
  • Convenient control ring and mode dial for intuitive manual adjustment
  • ND (Neutral Density) filter for long exposure times and very wide apertures
  • NFC smartphone linking – Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi

FG9X Housing Highlights

  • Depth rated to 60m/200 feet
  • Made from durable injection molded Polycarbonate
  • New touch screen technology
  • Full access to all camera buttons with clearly labeled controls
  • Access to essential contact points on the camera touch screen
  •  Shock resistant
  • Double O-ring main seal
  • Special cold-shoe mount for lighting accessories
  • Removable double fiber optic cable connection plate
  • Removable flash diffuser
  • Removable anti-glare hood for the LCD screen
  • Easy and secure installation of camera
  • Moisture Detector and Alarm
  • Lens Port Cover
  • Hand Strap
  • Compatible with a wide range of underwater photo accessories
  • Weight (without camera on land): 619g
  • Weight of housing with camera underwater (salt water): 74g
  • Dimensions (without accessories): 15.7 x 11.6 x 10.3 cm \ 6.18 x 4.57 x 4.1 inch (W x D x H)
  • Manufacturer’s warranty included

FG9X Housing Intro Video

Further information about the FG9X Housing can be found at www.canondive.com.

For pricing information and orders, contact a Fantasea authorized dealer in your area.

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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