Ikelite Unveils USB Charging and Knowledge Switch Bulkhead for Underwater Housings

Typically it’s the little issues that make a giant distinction. Right here’s one: Think about sliding your digicam into its housing and by no means needing to take it out ever once more? It may be achieved! Introducing Ikelite’s latest innovation: a USB Charging & Data Transfer Bulkhead. Now you may cost your digicam and switch images at excessive velocity through USB, identical to you do once you’re on dry land.

Appropriate with choose Ikelite 200DL and 50DL underwater housings, the brand new bulkhead installs simply through the M16 port and comes with a USB-C to USB-C cable that connects the port to your digicam contained in the housing. After set up, all that you must do is screw off the bulkhead cap and plug in.

Clearly, not each housing occurs to have the house required to have a USB cable plugged into the digicam—Ikelite says 200DL housings for DSLRs or 200DLM housings gained’t be appropriate—and never each digicam presents charging through USB, however there’s a considerable listing of contemporary mirrorless cameras with housings that may work. These embrace the Nikon Z5 and Z50, Sony a7R V and a1, and Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 II.

Priced at $175, the Ikelite USB Charging & Knowledge Switch Bulkhead is available now from retailers such as Backscatter.


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USB Charging & Knowledge Switch Bulkhead for 200DL and 50DL Underwater Housings

Value $175.00

In case you’re in search of a option to save time and cut back stress throughout your subsequent dive journey, that is your reply.

The USB Charging & Knowledge Switch Bulkhead installs within the M16 port of choose 200DL Underwater Housings. The Hyper-Flex USB-C to USB-C Cable connects the port to your digicam on the within of your housing.

This lets you connect a top quality (3.0 or above) USB-C cable [not included] from the surface of your housing to cost the digicam and offload images and video to your laptop computer. Merely change the waterproof cap on the bulkhead once you’re able to go diving.



Housing Compatibility

Appropriate with the next 50DL and 200DL Underwater Housings:

  • for Nikon Z6, Z6 II, Z7, Z7 II # 71063
  • for Nikon Z50 # 71065
  • for Nikon Z5 # 71067
  • for Sony a7R IV, a9 II # 71474
  • for Sony a1, a7S III # 71476
  • for Sony a7C # 71477
  • for Sony a7 IV, a7R V # 71479
  • for Canon EOS R # 71760
  • for Canon EOS RP # 71762
  • for Canon EOS R5 # 71764 or 73764
  • for Canon EOS R6, R6 II # 71766 or 71768

This bulkhead just isn’t appropriate with Ikelite 200DL Underwater Housings for DSLR cameras or 200DLM Underwater Housings on account of spatial limitations. Now we have not confirmed compatibility with any housing fashions besides as listed above.



Spatial Necessities

This bulkhead suits into an M16 threaded accent port.

Housings will need to have a minimal of three/4″ free house between the USB-C port on the digicam and the within left of the housing (trying from the again).

Housings will need to have a most of 4″ between the USB-C port on the digicam and the within backside of the M16 port.

See product images for indicators of spacing necessities.


Within the Field

  • USB-C Bulkhead
  • Hyper-Flex USB-C to USB-C 40Gbps Cable
  • Silicone Lubricant 1cc Tube