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Wigglyline Films
posted : May 2, 2013 Post subject: Sony EX3 & Amphibico XD Underwater Housing FOR SALE
Hi All!

For sale is my HD Sony EX3 and Amphibico XD X3 Underwater Housing Professional Production Kit… everything you need to shoot on dry land as well as underwater

All items have been maintained to the highest of standards and remain in excellent working condition.

This is for UK Sale only. (Or Hire)

The professional kit also comes with great hire and long term investment opportunities. I have rented the housing out on several occasions to Pinewood Studios for commercial shoots. The new buyers contact details will be forwarded onto these clients if you so wish.

Ebayers looking to hire this package please email your enquiry to

Serious UK Buyers Only

Pick-up preferred due to the excess weight
Courier can be arranged at an additional cost


• Sony EX3 Camera
• 2 x MxM SDHC/SDXC Transcend 32GB Cards
• 2 x SWIT S-8U62 Batteries
• 1 x Sony BP-U30 Battery
• Sony BC-U1 AC Adaptor/Charger & Adaptor Lead
• KATA CRC-12 Camera Rain Cover
• Sony Remote
• Sony EX3 operating Manual
• Fujion Rear Lens Cap
• Sony EX3 Shoulder Strap
• Sony VCL-EX0877 Wide Angle Converter lens
• Kata CC-197 Camcorder Case

*The Sony EX3 has 290 laser hours on the count, as shown in the pictures.

*Few aesthetic marks on the camera body from usage.



Fully functional and Excellent Condition

The Underwater Housing is secured in a customized heavy duty pelicase. Inside it includes a 20m HD/SD BNC cable to allow a monitor feed on the surface (particularly helpful on a commercial shoot).

Also inside is a smaller yellow case with tools. This includes additional the user manual, weights, spare o-rings, and lubricant. An underwater back focusing slate and colour chart is also included.


Releasing into the depths, a brand new member of the Amphibicamฎ family of underwater professional housings...the XDAmphibicam X3 for the Sonyฎ PMWEX3.

A prosumers delight, this compact housing boasts the full access of the Sonyฎ PMW-EX3 camcorder controls.

 With a ton of features to keep any pro thrilled, you will find all the important features such as White Balance, ND Filter, Gain, Shutter Speed, Iris, Zoom, and Manual Focus are all at your fingertips.

 Some might call it the little brother of the HD Amphibicam with matching features, except it is better suited for travel with its compact size.

10 Electronic push button controls to access up to 14 functions
• Record/Pause
• Record review
• Auto/Manual IRIS
• Gain selection
• Manual white balance
• Feature to toggle between WB A, B and preset
• Shutter ON/OFF
• Shutter speed selection
• Menu display
• Menu navigation panel (cancel, +, -, exec)

Mechanical Controls
• Mechanical power ON/OFF switch
• Mechanical controlled ND filter selection
• Mechanical controlled manual focus wheel
• Electronic variable zoom wheel
• Manual Iris wheel

XDAmphibicam X3 Features
• Marine Grade Aluminum Construction
• Fully Anodized with a hard coat of Polyurethane paint and a clear coat
• All Hardware is Marine Grade Brass and Stainless Steel
• Optics: Marine Bayonet Mounted Lens System, Dome Port.
• Equipped with a window to view the camcorder's own HD LCD Monitor
• Color bar display
• Sensitive Dual Hydrophones to pick up high frequency sounds, such as whales and dolphins
• Tally light flashes green while filming
• Visual leak alarm on both grips
• Secure Lockable Safety Latches
• Bayonet Mounted Lens System
• 4 Auxiliary ports to serve as video out or audio feeds

Depth Rating: 330 ft (100m)
Weight of unit

On land:
With weight ballasts ready to dive with camera: 45.9 lbs (20.8 kg)

Without weight ballasts, but with camera: 41.9 lbs (19.0 kg)

Without weight ballasts or camera: 34.8 lbs (15.8 kg)

In Water: Neutral

Length 20.5 inches (521mm)

Width 15.1 inches (384 mm)

Height 14.5 inches (368 mm)

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