Sea & Sea DX-GE5 12.2 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera and Housing

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About Sea & Sea DX-GE5 12.2 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera and Housing

The DX-GE5 from SEA&SEA is compact camera that offers features that will help you create breathtaking underwater photos and video clips!

The DX-GE5 is the ideal combination of features and function for underwater photographers This digital camera and waterproof housing are dept rated to 180 feet (55 meters) and have found a beautiful balance between performance, function, value, and size Its ultra-fine 12 2 megapixel CCD sensor, 4x optical zoom, abundant memory, face detection, and panorama option mean you will surface with proof of the amazing wonders you saw while at depth

With the DX-GE5, when you tell everyone on the boat or beach that you saw the most amazing fish, saw your dive buddy do the weirdest thing, or followed a migrating whale, you can show them still photos or movies to back up your stories

Because the DX-GE5 is waterproof, it is also a great companion for those who enjoy snow sports, too Now you can snap pictures and video clips of your buddies as you fly down the slopes without worrying about wiping out and getting snow inside your camera

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 12 months.

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Sea & Sea DX-GE5 12.2 Megapixel Compact Digital Camera and Housing Features

  • Depth rated: 180 feet / 55 meters
  • Polycarbonate housing
  • Internal memory: 16MB
  • Accepts SD/SDHC memory cards (up to 16GB)
  • Ultra-fine 12.2 megapixel CCD sensor
  • 2.7" LCD display
  • 4x optical zoom
  • 38-152mm zoom lens (35mm equiv.)
  • ISO to 3200
  • Face detection
  • Image stabilization
  • Shooting modes, including 720x480 30fps underwater movie
  • Panorama
  • Optional accessory: wide-angle conversion lens
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William O  I have a 5.5 year old DX8000G with a YS-110strobe and wide angle lens along with the arms for this setup. Can I swap out the DX8000G with the DX-GE5 and still use my old strobe and wide angle lens? Based on an earlier question/answer, is there a difference between the 110 and 110A strobe? Or are these the same thing?
ANDREW C  William, Had a total of two 8000Gs. Good camera and I was getting fairly good at taking macro with it. Lost the second one to a flooding incident in the Phillipines about a year ago. Replaced it with the DX-GE5 - a totally different camera which will not fit in the 8000 housing. Fiber optic cable is different than the 8000. Fitting for the wide angle lens is also different so your old lens will not attach to the GE5, different mounting, possible that there may be an accessary fitting to allow it to work, but I'm not sure. Also can't tell you if the strobes can be interchanges, the GE5 I got came with a YS 02, tray is the samebut the arm is different, single and longer arm, no longer split into two pieces, has spring loaded clamps and bigger "pivot" balls I find this camera lacks a lot that the 8000 had, especially user settings, in fact, the camera itself is much more simple (i.e, dumbed down), both in construction and in use, hard to get used to and I couldn't get the same macro shots as before although there were some fairly good shots intermixed with the not so good. To sum it up, I feel the only advantage the GE5 has over the 8000 is the screen size, much easier to see with old eyes underwanter, other than that I preferred the 8000. Sorry I can't answer the question concerning the strobes.
Shopper  I have the older YS-15with fiber optic cable and the Sea Arm VII. Will this setup work for this camera?
Brett H  Yes, that setup should work very well with this camera.
Andrew P  What external strobe can be used besides the YS-01 strobe. Can the Digital Pro strobe be use with the S&S DX-GE5 camera?
Brett H  The sea and sea ys-01, 02 and 110A strobes will work with this camera, as will the sealife 961 digital pro flash and the intova iss4000 will too although you would need to pick up arm, base and fiber optic to make it work. My favorite is the sealife digital pro flash.
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