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|Corporate Name :||SEA&SEA SUNPAK Co., Ltd.|
|Founded :||August 1972 / Registration of Establishment: November 1978|
|Capital :||10 million Yen|
|Head Office :||1-4-6 Kitasenzoku, Ota-ku, Tokyo 145-0062, JAPAN|
|Phone :||+81-3-5701-5533 / Fax: +81-3-5701-5561|
|Chief Executive Officer :||Koji Fujimura|
|Business Contents :||General underwater imaging equipment and the production and sale of lighting application products; services related to these products.|
|Accounting Term :||December 31 each year|
|No. of Employees :||80 (as of January 2007)|
|Banks :||Shinagawa Branch of Mizuho Bank / Kawaguchi Branch of Mizuho
Bank Kawaguchi Branch of Saitama Resona Bank
|Principal Suppliers :||Tocad Energy Co., Ltd. / Tocad Sunpak (Hong Kong) LTD.|
|Main Business Lines and Products :
[Underwater imaging equipment business]
Underwater cameras, underwater strobes, underwater lights, various housings (with waterproof casings), etc.; the planning, development, production and sale of general underwater imaging equipment
[Lighting application products business]
Strobes for cameras with lights applied, video lights; the planning, development, production and sale of imaging accessories
|1972||Developed the YELLOW SUB-32, the world's first mass-produced underwater strobe.|
|1974||Initiated export of the YELLOW SUB-35 series underwater strobes.|
|1975||Developed underwater camera housings, underwater lights, underwater wide-angle lenses, housing for underwater 8mm camera, etc.|
|1978||Designated as the distributor in Japan of Sea Quest (USA).|
|1980||Co-developed the Ricoh Marine AD with Ricoh Co., Ltd.|
|1981||Developed the Pocket Marine 110 SE, the world first motor-driven amphibious 110 camera|
|1982||Co-developed the Marine Pack MPK-M60 underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp.|
|1983||Developed the Motor Marine 35SE, the world's first motor-driven amphibious 35mm camera.|
|1984||Designated as the distributor in Japan of AMF Mares (Italy)|
|1985||Obtained the headquarters building and integrated the Development and Technologies Division and the Business Division|
|1986||Co-developed the Marine Pack MPK-M8 underwater 8mm video camera housing and the HVL-80D underwater video light with Sony Corp.|
|1987||Co-developed the VW-MP1 underwater video camera housing with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.|
|1988|| Designated as the distributor in Japan of APEKS (UK).
Co-developed the Marine Pack MPK-F340 underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp.
|1989|| Designated as the distributor in Japan of WENOKA (US), U/W KINETICS, and SSA. Developed the Motor Marine II amphibious 35mm camera.
Co-developed the Marine Pack MPK-VX1 underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp.
|1990|| SEA&SEA Products Ltd. established. The Distribution Center was headquartered in Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi Prefecture.
Co-developed the Marine Pack MPK-TR compact underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp. Developed the YS-200 high-powered underwater strobe.
|1991|| Developed the YS-20SS, the world's first cordless underwater strobe.
Co-developed the VW-SPS9 underwater video camera housing with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
|1992||Developed the Motor Marine 35 MX-10 amphibious 35mm camera.|
|1993||Developed the YS-300 super wide-angle underwater strobe with TTL capability|
|1994||Established a subsidiary company in the United States, SEA&SEA USA.
Developed the SX-1000TTL single-lens reflex camera and the SX-1000 underwater housing
Developed the WL-12, the world's first underwater fish-eye lens.
Developed the PROFILE-1000 diving computer, incorporating the world's first Dive Profile Graph function.
|1995||Became a Sony dealership.
Developed the Motor Marine IIEX 35mm underwater camera.
Developed the YS-120 Duo underwater strobe with the world's first DUO capability.
Developed the NX-50 and CX-500 underwater camera housings.
|1996|| Developed the NX-90PRO underwater camera housing.
Developed the VX-1000 PRO and VX-55 underwater digital video camera housings.
|1997|| The new SEA&SEA USA building was completed.
Designated as distributors of Canon, Sigma, and Nikon.
Developed the CX-600 underwater camera housing.
Developed the YS-30TTL DUO, the world's first underwater cordless TTL slave strobe.
Developed the VX-65 underwater video camera housing.
Co-developed the Marine Pack MPK-TRV7 small-sized underwater video camera housing and the HVL-ML20 underwater video light with Sony Corp.
|1998|| Announced a worldwide contract with Kodak.
Developed the NX-5PRO, the top-of-the-line underwater camera housing.
Developed the VX-100D underwater digital video camera housing with LCD.
Co-developed the MPK-DVF small-sized underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp.
|1999|| Developed the NX-60 and NX-90Z underwater SLR camera housings.
Developed the VX-1D and VX-3D small-sized underwater digital video camera housings.
Developed the YS-90TTL DUO mid-sized underwater cordless TTL strobe.
Co-developed MPK-DVF2 small-sized underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp.
|2000|| Developed the MX-5 the world's smallest semi-transparent underwater camera.
Developed the NX-100PRO underwater camera housing.Developed the VX-100Mega compact mega-pixel underwater digital video camera housing.
Co-developed the MPK-DVF3 small-sized underwater video camera housing with Sony Corp.
Marketed the VX-2000PRO underwater digital video camera housing high-end model.
Marketed the LX-25, LX-55, and BLX-55W underwater video lights.
|2001|| Developed the NX-80 underwater camera housing.
Developed the NX-65U underwater camera housing for the beginner.Developed the VX-PC100 and VX-PC110 small-sized digital video camera housings with infrared remote control grip.
Co-developed the MPK Series housings for digital cameras with Sony Corp.
Marketed the YS-25DX strobe, the world's first exclusively for digital cameras, with built-in pre-flash synchronization and built-in guide number controller.
|2002||Commemoration of SEA&SEA's 30thanniversary.
Developed the MX-5II, the world's smallest point-and-shoot underwater camera, and the dedicated YS-20A automatic strobe.
Co-developed the MC-DG100 housing for DiMage X with Minolta Camera Co., Ltd.
Developed the " Ocean Bioecology" personal photo album.Marketed the DX-30/60 and DX-D100 housings for Canon and Nikon SLR cameras.
|2003|| Developed the Motor Marine III, the world's most advanced amphibious 35mm camera.
Developed the YS-25AUTO and YS-90AUTO automatic strobes dedicated to digital cameras.
Developed the DX-S2PRO housing for Fuji Film digital SLR cameras.
Co-developed the DMW-MCF1 housing for LUMIX F1 with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
|2004|| Developed the DX-3100 AQUAPIX, the world's first amphibious digital camera.
Developed the DX-D70 and DX-300D housing for Nikon and Canon digital SLR cameras.
Co-developed the O-WP2, O-WP3 and O-WP4 waterproof cases for Optio with PENTAX Corporation.
Developed the YS-55TTL/E strobe, the world's first underwater TTL strobe for digital SLR cameras.
|2005||Developed the DX-8000G Camera and Housing Set.
Developed the VX-FX1 housing for Sony Handycam FX1.
Co-developed the MPK-THB waterproof cases for DSC-T3/T33 with SONY Corporation.
Co-developed the MC-DG500 waterproof cases for DiMAGEX with KONIKA MINOLTA Corporation.
Developed the DX-D50 housing for Nikon D50.
|2006|| Developed the DX-750G Camera and Housing Set.
Developed the VX-HC1 housing for Sony Handycam HC1.
Developed the DX-5D housing for Canon 5D.
Developed the DX-D200 housing for Nikon D200.
|2007|| SEA&SEA Products Ltd. takes over the “lighting application products business” from Tocad Energy Co., Ltd. and becomes SEA&SEA SUNPAK Co., Ltd.
Developed the YS-110 strobe.
Developed the VX-S series housings for Sony Handycam.
Developed the DX-400D housing for Canon EOS Kiss Digital X.
Developed the DX-D80 housing for Nikon D80.
|2008|| Developed the MDX series housings for Nikon and Canon digital SLR cameras. Developed the DX-1G Camera and Housing Set.
Developed the DX-1200HD Camera and Housing Set.
Developed the RDX series housings for Nikon and Canon digital SLR cameras.
|2009|| Developed the DX-2G Camera and Housing Set.
Developed the MDX-PRO 5D Mark II housing for Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
Developed the RDX-500D housing for Canon EOS REBEL T1i / XSi / EOS 500D / EOS 450D.
Developed the YS-01 strobe.
Developed the MDX-D300s housing for Nikon D300s.
|2010|| Developed the DX-GE5 Camera and Housing Set.
Developed the MDX-7D housing for Canon EOS 7D.
Developed the RDX-550D housing for Canon EOS REBEL T2i / T1i / XSi / EOS 550D / 500D / 450D.
Developed the VF45 1.2x.