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Compact Digital Camera Housings

Compact Digital Camera Housings

Compact Digital Camera Systems
[ Discontinued Products ]
High-quality model with 12.1 effective megapixels that continues
the G concept of extensive yet subtle expression range.
DX-2G Camera and Housing Set


DX-2G Camera and Housing Set (Black)
(Product No.06604)

[Accessories for the 2G camera] USB / video cable, hand strap, lens cap

[Accessories for the DX-2G housing] LCD monitor hood, hand strap, fiber adapter

O-ring Set
(Product No.62134)

Enlarged image for DX-2G: Front view Rear view
Enlarged image for 2G: Front view Rear view

Relevant Information

Promotional movie showing features of the DX-2G and sample images taken with strobe and other options.
*Click "HQ" when the movie starts to switch to high quality image.


Angle of view of 24mm at the wide-angle end.
1cm macro mode for close-up photography.
From super macro to wide-angle photography
Features a macro mode for close-up photography, allowing you to get as close as 1cm / 0.4inch to the subject at the wide-angle end or 4cm / 1.6inch at telephoto end. Even with a standard lens, you can achieve an angle of view of 24mm at the wide-angle end.
Program mode
SEA&SEA mode
An evolution in beauty – SEA&SEA mode perfect for underwater photography
Features SEA&SEA mode, a still image mode for optimal underwater photography. The color balance is automatically set so anyone can easily take pictures of beautiful deep blues. Capture the underwater world as vividly in your pictures as in your memories.
The highest reliability with a depth rating of 55m / 180ft
Based on the DX-1G, SEA&SEA has applied its state-of-the-art technology to develop the housing design, paying special attention to even finer and more detailed controls. Now you can effortlessly operate all the capture- related buttons on the 2G camera’s body.
    • 1/1.7-inch CCD with approximately 12.1 effective megapixels. High image quality with low noise and rich smooth gradation range that lets you capture perfect underwater images from highlights to shadows.
    • Large, high definition 2.7-inch LCD monitor with 460,000 pixels. Vivid and bright display that lets you see even the finest details in the picture. The monitor features a wide angle of view (160° in any direction) and high contrast, and offers excellent visibility underwater.
    • 24-72mm, 3.0x optical zoom lens that demonstrates excellent optical qualities for any lighting situation and focal length.
    • Capable of RAW image photography. A newly-developed image engine and enlarged buffer memory allow you to take up to 5 continuous shots in RAW mode. The recording speed has improved to 3 seconds.
    • Up to three individual settings of the My Setting function allow you to customize recording settings to your preference. This is convenient to assign frequently used functions to these customized settings.
    • Convenient built-in electronic level. This allows you to easily verify that the camera is level using the level indicator displayed on the LCD monitor.


[ 2G Camera ]
Image sensor Effective 12.1 megapixels (total 12.4 megapixels), 1/1.7-inch primary-color CCD
Lens Focal length: f=5.1 to 15.3mm (35mm film equivalent focal length 24 to 72mm. With Step Zoom set, the following fixed focal lengths possible: 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 72mm) F-aperture: F2.5 (W) to F4.4 (T) Lens construction: 11 elements in 7 groups
Motion blur reduction CCD shift method image stabilizer
Zoom Optical zoom: 3.0x (35mm film equivalent focal length 24 to 72mm) Digital zoom: 4.0x, up to 12 times (288mm equivalent)
Shooting distance
(from the front of the lens)
Normal shooting: Approx. 30cm to infinity (W & T) Macro shooting: Approx. 1.0cm to infinity (W), approx. 4.0cm to infinity (T), approx. 1.0cm to infinity (zoom macro)
Shutter speed [Still image] 180, 120, 60, 30, 15, 8, 4, 2, 1.1/2000 sec. [Movie] 1/30.1/2000 sec.
Number of recorded Pixels
[Still image] [4:3] 4000x3000, 3264x2448, 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1280x960, 640x480 [3:2] 3984x2656  [1:1] 2992x2992 [Text] 4000x3000, 2048x1536 [Movie] 640x480, 320x240
Picture quality mode F (Fine) / N (Normal) / RAW (DNG file format)
ISO sensitivity
(standard output sensitivity)
AUTO / AUTO-HI / ISO64 / ISO100 / ISO200 / ISO400 / ISO800 / ISO1600
Flash [Mode] Auto (during low light and when subject is backlit) / Red-eye flash / Flash On / Flash synchro / Manual flash (Full, 1/1.4, 1/2, 1/2.8, 1/4, 1/5.6, 1/8, 1/11, 1/16, 1/22, 1/32) / Flash Off [Range] Approx. 20cm to 5.0m (wide-angle), approx. 15cm to 3.0m (telephoto) (ISO AUTO / ISO 400, from the front of the lens) [Compensation] ±2.0 EV (1/3 EV steps)
Focus mode Multi AF (CCD method) / Spot AF (CCD method) / Manual Focus / Snap / Infinity (with focus lock and AF aux. light)
Exposure metering mode Multi light metering (256 segments) / Center-weighted light metering / Spot metering (TTL-CCD metering, AE lock available)
Exposure mode Program AE / Aperture priority AE / Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Manual exposure compensation (+2.0 to -2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps) Auto bracket function (-0.5 EV, ±0, +0.5 EV / -0.3 EV, ±0, +0.3 EV)
White balance mode Auto / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent lamp / Fluorescent lamp / Manual settings / Detail, White balance bracket function
Recording media SD memory card, SDHC memory card (up to 16 GB), Internal Memory (approx. 54 MB)
Storage capacity/time *1 (with 1GB recording media) [Still image]
RAW (12M): 43, F4000(12M): 207, N4000(12M): 359, RAW3:2 (10M): 49, F3:2 (10M): 234, N3:2 (10M): 405, RAW1:1 (10M): 57, F1:1 (9M): 276, N1:1 (9M): 479, N2364 (8M): 534, N2592 (5M): 839, N2048 (3M): 1313, N1280 (1M): 2323, N640 (VGA): 8632
640x480 (15 frames/sec.): 24 min. 2 sec., 640x480 (30 frames/sec.): 11 min. 59 sec., 320x240 (15 frames/sec.): 46 min. 19 sec., 320x240 (30 frames/sec.): 24 min. 2 sec.
Recording format [Still image] JPEG (Exif ver2.21), RAW (DNG)
[Movie] AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG format compliant
Shooting mode Auto shooting mode / Program shift mode / Aperture priority mode / Manual exposure mode / Scene mode (Movie / Portrait / SEA&SEA / Landscape / Nightscape / Zoom macro / Skew correct mode / Text mode) / My settings mode
Other major shooting functions Cont / S-Cont / M-Cont, Self-timer (operation time: approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec.), Interval shooting (shooting interval: 5 sec. to 3 hr., in increments of 5 sec.), Color bracket, B&W (TE), Noise reduction, Histogram, Grid guide, Electronic level, Hot shoe
Other major playback functions Auto rotate, Grid view, Enlarged view (maximum 16 times), Resize
LCD monitor 2.7" Transparent amorphous silicon TFT LCD, approx. 460,000 dots
Interface USB2.0 (High-Speed USB) Mini-B, Mass storage, Audio output 1.0Vp-p (75Ω) / Video OUT
Video signal format NTSC / PAL
Dimensions (WxHxD) 111.6x58.0x25.0 mm / 4.5x2.3x1.0inch (excluding projecting parts)
Weight Approx. 208g / 7.3oz (excluding battery, SD memory card, and strap)
Power Source Rechargeable Battery (DB-60) x 1, AAA Alkaline Battery x 2, AAA Ni-MH Battery x2, AAA Oxyride Battery x 2, AC Adapter (AC-4c Optional) 3.8V
Shooting capacity Based on CIPA Standard DB60 usage: approx. 350 pictures, AAA alkaline battery usage: approx. 30 pictures
Operating temperature 0°C to 40°C

*1 The estimated number of pictures that can be recorded or the estimated recording time.

[ DX-2G ]
[Depth rating]55m / 180ft
[Dimensions (WxHxD)]158x109x109mm / 6.3x4.4x4.4inch
[Weight]Approx. 530g / 18.6oz (excluding hand strap)
[Underwater weight]Approx. -110g / -3.9oz

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