The NA-FX3 is designed with our Mission Control philosophy, placing controls where they can be easily accessed with minimal movement. Within easy reach of the right handle are control dials for Iris, ISO and Shutter Speed. There is also a dedicated REC button and FOCUS MAG lever. Stainless steel stabilizing brackets insure the handles remain steady even when using large video lights or other accessories.
The NA-FX3 comes with the Nauticam vacuum check and leak detection system as standard equipment. This monitoring system, when paired with the vacuum valve, provides constant updates on the water tight and safe-to-dive status of the housing. A simple color coded LED lighting system lets the user know that the vacuum is solid, or that the housing is losing vacuum. Leak detection is built into the same circuit, so if there is water intrusion, an audible and visual indication will occur. The Nauticam system is temperature compensated, eliminating false alarms caused by a change in outside temperature, or from a camera heating up on an action packed dive.
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Optical performance is just as necessary as camera performance and this becomes even more critical given the challenges of filming underwater. The Nauticam NA-FX3 uses the same N100 Port System as other Sony full-frame mirrorless housings which makes for a seamless transition for those upgrading or looking to add an additional camera to their lineup. While this system provides exceptional optical-glass and flat port solutions for a wide variety lenses, the real power can be realized using Nauticam’s Water Contact Optics. This lineup of dry and wet lenses are conceived using commercial lens-design software to achieve truly unparalleled underwater image quality both for stills and video in both macro and wide-angle situations. The WACP-1 and WACP-2 achieve ultra-wide 130º fields-of-view with reduced distortion over conventional optics while featuring ~0″ minimum focus distances, zoom through capabilities and unbeatable corner sharpness at even wide-open apertures such as F5.6.