MDX-5D Mark III | Mirror Less / SLR Camera Housings [MDX-series] | SEA&SEA

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Mirror Less / SLR Camera Housings [MDX-series]


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Compatible with the Internal YS Converter.
MDX housing for Canon EOS 5D Mark lll with full-frame C-MOS sensor.
U/W Housing for Canon EOS 5D Mark III
MDX-5D Mark III Housing (Dark olive metallic) (Housing only)
Product No.06163
  • Compatible with both the VF180 1.2x and VF45 1.2x viewfinders
    By attaching the VF180 (#46112) or the VF45 prism viewfinders (#46111) (magnification ratio of 1.2x) to the housing, the magnification increases by 1.2x and entire field of view can be seen at the same time. Recommended for users committed to strict composition and focusing.

    * You may encounter some difficulties to access the info button function if VF45 1.2x is installed on the housing. To avoid this problem, manufacturer suggests using VF180 1.2x instead.

    Enlarged image( VF45 1.2x)
  • The unique design makes the MDX-5D Mark lll one of the most ergonomically designed housing on the market today
    With both hands on the grips, further improved ergonomic design provides access to such controls as the main command dial and the sub-command dial the both of which are necessary for manual photography not to mention controls for video function.
  • Every button equipped with a luminous sticker
MDX-5D Mark III Other Features
  • Every detail of the housing is precision-machined from a solid aluminum-alloy block to achieve a high-quality texture and design, the colored anodization strengthens the housing
  • Almost all functions of the Canon EOS 5D Mark lll can be operated underwater (the sub-command dial
  • Equipped with an accessory port for HDMI output.
  • The housing comes with N type connector (2-pin wired).
  • Shutter lever tension can be adjusted with a spring.
  • The rear case buttons are angled for ease of use and enhanced functionality.
  • Equipped with a tripod socket in the center of the bottom of the main body.
  • Comes with an optical viewfinder 0.5x as standard. Other interchangeable viewfinders are also available (optional).
  • The quick shoe makes the camera easy to install and remove from the housing.
  • Built-in leak sensor immediately alerts you to water ingress.
  • Depth rating of 100m/330ft makes the housing ideal for tech diving.
MDX-5D Mark III [Construction] Body: corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy (machined) 
                    Grip: corrosion-resistant die-cast aluminum alloy
[Depth rating] 100m / 330ft
[Dimensions (WxHxD)] 341 x 165 x 140mm / 13.6 x 6.6 x 5.6 inches
[Weight] Approx. 2,500g /  88.2oz (Housing only)
Brochure & Manual Download
MDX-5D Mark III Download
Instruction Manual for "MDX-5D Mark III" manual_bLSP.pdf(2.61MB)
Instruction Manual for "Internal YS Converter/C for MDX-5D Mark III" manual_bUW4.pdf(8.86MB)
Related Items
  • Set Items [Accessories] Housing body cap, camera quick shoe and two hex wrenches.
Related Information Compatibility of the MDX-5D Mark lll with CANON EOS 5Ds or 5DsR cameras

Those who own the MDX-5D Mark lll:
If your housing's serial number is between 12080001 and 1280198, the rubber part for the ISO button inside the housing must be replaced to use the CANON EOS 5Ds or 5DsR cameras. Please contact an official SEA&SEA dealer near you.
* MDX-5D Mark lll housings with serial numbers outside this range can accommodate the CANON EOS 5Ds or 5DsR cameras as they are.

Internal YS Converter/C for MDX-5D Mark III
(Product No.50124)
Contact an official SEA&SEA service centre near you to install the internal YS Converter/C.
● Power ON/OFF, switching between TTL and manual, TTL and TTL exposure compensation (from +2 to - 2 with in 1/3 increments) are controlled from the housing.
● Accessory connector (supplied with the converter) is fixed in the accessory port.
● LED showing battery charge remaining is situated alongside the viewfinder on the rear of the housing.
● 4 mode strobe selection switches (for Left and Right) are located inside the housing.
● Battery box (for CR2 lithium battery) is situated inside the housing.
Compatible strobes: YS-D1, YS-110Alpha, YS-110, YS-250, YS-120 and YS-60/90.
Accessory: CR2 lithium battery.
* When using external strobe(s) either the 5-pin Sync Cord/N or the 5-pin Dual Sync Cord/N is required.
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