Designed to be compact and lightweight.
Taking advantages of the mirrorless camera’s compact design and light weight, the housings has been designed accordingly to enhance these features. Compared to SLR MDX-5D Mark lV camera housing, the MDX-R is 100g/3.5oz lighter in weight on land.
(Weight) MDX-R: 2,900g/102oz, MDX-5D Mark lV: 3,000g/106oz
Ports and gears for the MDX series SLR housings can be used.
The MDX-R is compatible with the system chart for the MDX series SLR housings. You can utilize EF mount lenses with the mount adapter and ports/gears for the MDX series housings.
Compatible with Optical YS Converter C/R (tentative name). TTL strobe photography possible.
The new optional Optical YS Converter C/R* which converts the camera’s hot-shoe TTL signal into an LED light signal is available. With the converter, both TTL and manual exposure photography is possible.
*Currently developing new firmware.
Designed for RF mount lenses.
The Focus/Zoom dial has two gears, one which is dedicated for RF mount lenses.
Leak Alarm Unit as standard equipment
The Leak Alarm Unit, which was previously available as an option, is now included as standard equipment.
It is effective not only for early detection of underwater flooding accidents, but also for protection of equipment by checking its waterproof performance before entry.
CR2032 lithium battery included.
The camera’s upper control panel is visible.
A window for the camera’s upper control panel is also incorporated. As brightness of the camera’s upper control panel has increased, the visibility is now greatly improved.