SEA&SEA To Release New Olympus Underwater Housing In August

SEA&SEA's MDX-EM5 MK ll Underwater Housing
SEA&SEA's MDX-EM5 MK ll Underwater Housing

SEA&SEA recently announced that the company will release in August a new underwater housing for shutterbugs who use the Olympus OM-D EM5 Mark ll Mirrorless Digital Camera.

The MDX-EM5 MK ll Underwater Housing will have a bunch of new features, including a corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy body, ergonomically redesigned levers as well as a moveable focus and zoom gear.

The new housing will also have a depth rating of 100 meters/330 feet, an accessory shoe, a lens release button, an external port lock lever, a tripod socket and an FL-LM3 flash On/Off switch, among other features.

No word yet on the housing’s price, but SEA&SEA says it will be “Available Early August 2015.” 

Keep an eye out on the SEA&SEA website for more info.

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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