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Sea & Sea DX GE5 Camera and Housing Set



A compact and full-featured waterproof compact digital camera set

12.2 effective megapixels and 4x optical zoom.


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A waterproof camera, so no need to worry even if it gets wet

The DX-GE5 camera is waterproof to 5m / 16ft without it's housing, making it versatile for all outdoor sports activities from water to snow. The DX-GE5 housing is rugged dependable allowing full functionality of the camera to 55m / 180ft.

Compatible with Wide-Angle Conversion Lens


The optional Wide-Angle Conversion Lens for DX-860G can be attached/removed even underwater.
Use of the wide-angle conversion lens allows images to be taken at an even wider angle.
*Slight vignetting (dimming) may occur in the four corners of the image. Slightly zoom in to telephoto to eliminate vignetting.


Light and compact for better portability


The DX-GE5 housings was redesigned and improved for better ergonomics offering access to all controls and maximum convenience while underwater.


• High definition CCD – 1/2.3-inch primary color CCD with 12.20 effective megapixels and 4x optical zoom lens (38 to 152mm).
  • • Equipped with underwater photo and video modes ideal for capturing perfect underwater images or video.
  • • The camera is waterproof to 5m / 16ft. (*Determined based on General Imaging Company testing methods.)
  • • 2.7-inch LCD monitor (with an automatic brightness adjustment function). Approx. 230,000-dot LCD monitor that's easy to see when checking photos while shooting or during playback. Automatically adjusts the brightness of the LCD screen to match the amount of ambient light in the area.
  • • Equipped with a recognition function (for faces, smiles, and blinking) and blur reduction function.
  • • Compatible with highly sensitive ISO 1600 photography.
  • • Removable macro diffuser. Adjusts light from the internal flash to make it uniform during macro shooting.
  • • When you turn the retractable cable socket, the fiber-optic cable socket slides and is aligned with position of the built-in flash and fixed.
  • • Luninour stickers help identify the buttons.
  • • The housing rear caseback can be opened/closed while the housing is mounted on a camera tray.
  • • Strong and durable build, with a depth rating of up to 55m / 180ft.


Specifications [ G5WP-SS Camera ]

Image sensor     Effective 12.2 megapixels, 1/2.3-inch CCD
Lens                     Focal length: f=6.7 to 27mm (35mm film equivalent focal length 38 to 152mm)
F-aperture:          F3.5 (W) to F5.1 (T)
Motion                  blur reduction     Electronic Image Stabilization
Zoom                   Optical zoom: 4.0x (35mm film equivalent focal length 38 to 152mm)
Digital zoom:     4.5x (Combined zoom: 18x)
Shooting distance
(from the front of the lens)     Normal shooting: 60cm to infinity (W), 80cm to infinity (T)
Macro shooting:                       6cm to 80cm(W), 80cm to infinity (T)
Shutter speed                          4 .1/2000 sec. (Manual 30 sec.)
Number of recorded Pixels
[Still image]                              12M, 10M (3:2), 9M (16:9), 8M, 5M, 3M, 0.3M
[Movie] 720x480 (30fps, 15fps), 320x240 (30fps, 15fps)
Picture quality mode             B (Best) / F (Fine) / N (Normal)
ISO sensitivity
(standard output sensitivity)     AUTO / ISO64 / ISO100 / ISO200 / ISO400 / ISO800 / ISO1600
Flash     [Mode]                       Auto / Red-eye flash / Flash On / Flash Off / Flash synchro / Red-eye flash + Flash synchro
[Range] Approx.                      50cm to 4.4m (W), approx. 80cm to 3.0m (T) (ISO AUTO / ISO 800, from the front of the lens)
Focus mode                            Single AF / Multi AF (TTL 9-point) / Face Detection AF, AF aux. light
Exposure metering mode         Artificial Intelligence AE (Ai AE) / Center-weighted light metering / Spot metering
Exposure mode                      Program AE (AE-lock available)
Exposure compensation         +2.0 to -2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
White balance mode               Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent lamp 1 / Fluorescent lamp 2 / Incandescent lamp / Manual
Recording media                     SD memory card / SDHC memory card (up to 16 GB) / Internal Memory (16 MB)
Storage capacity                       Approx. 180 shots (based on CIPA standard)
Recording format     [Still image] Exif2.2 (JPEG)
[Movie] Quick Time Motion     JPEG, Audio: G.711 (Monaural)
Shooting mode     Auto / Auto-Scene (Landscape / Portrait / Night portrait / Backlit portrait / Night Landscape / Macro), Underwater picture, Underwater movie / Manual / Stabilization / Movie / Scene(Sport, Children, Indoor, Leaf, Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Glass, Museum, Landscape, Nightscape / Nightscape portrait / Portrait) / Panorama
Panoramic field of view     3 pictures: 119° / 2 pictures: 84°
Waterproof     5 m / 16 ft *Based on General Imaging Company testing standards.
Other major shooting functions     Continuous Shooting: Approx. 1.39 fps (Large / Fine mode), HDR (High Dynamic Range) function, Detection functions (Face, Smile, Blink), Red-eye Removal
Other major playback functions     Single photo, Grid view, Slide show, Movie (Slow-Motion possible), Enlarged view (maximum 8 times), Voice, Histogram Display
Other Features                      PictBridge, ExifPrint support, Multi-language support (26 languages)
LCD monitor                         2.7 inch (Approx. 230,000 pixels), Automatic brightness adjustment function
Interface                                 USB2.0 / AV-OUT
Video signal format             NTSC / PAL
Dimensions (WxHxD)         95.8×62×20.5mm / 3.8x2.5x0.8inch (excluding projecting parts)
Weight     Approx.                 125g / 4.4oz (excluding battery and memory card)
Power Source                       Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery GB-10
Operating temperature        0°C to 40°C


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