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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Float Tube System

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of “Float Tube System” on January 21st, 2016.
The Float Tube System is dedicated floating gear for ”Carbon Telescopic Arm” series to generate extraordinary buoyancy to lighten underwater weight of camera system.

Mega Float Tube S
--Release date: January 21st, 2016
--Buoyancy: -360g / -12.7oz, Weight (air): 171g / 6.0oz
--JAN code: 456212143 815 6

Mega Float Tube M
--Release date: January 21st, 2016
--Buoyancy: -500g / -17.6oz, Weight (air): 203g / 7.2oz
--JAN code: 456212143 816 3



Mega Float Tube S
 

Mega Float Tube M
 


■ Compatible products ■

•Carbon Telescopic Arm S
•Carbon Telescopic Arm M
•Carbon Telescopic Arm L


■ Compatible lens holders ■

•AD Lens Holder for Float Arm / AD Lens Holder DP for Float Arm
•LD Lens Holder for Float Arm / LD Lens Holder DP for Float Arm
•M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm / M67 Lens Holder DP for Float Arm


■ Compatible option ■

•Shoe Base Spacer


■ Features ■

The Float Tube System is designed to attach on Carbon Telescopic Arm to generate extraordinary buoyancy underwater. Made from lower gravity and weather resistant ABS having hollow design to provide both durability and great buoyancy. Two different lengths/buoyancies are available for different applications.


Float Tube System is designed to screw on Carbon Telescopic Arm and dedicated lock ring for secure and rigid installation.

Maximum two Float Tube System can be attached on both ends of the Carbon Telescopic arm. Adjust the position/number of the Float Tube System depending on camera/housing weight and the position of the rubber grip on the Carbon Telescopic arm (*).

Mega Float Tube S + Carbon Telescopic Arm S



 

Mega Float Tube M + Carbon Telescopic Arm S
 



The Float Tube System is equipped with a accessory mount on its side to attach variety of INON products such as INON Lens Holder series and Shoe Base Spacer to have wide different configurations.

Mega Float Tube S + LD Lens Holder for Float Arm

Mega Float Tube M + M67 Lens Holder for Float Arm
 
You can check underwater weight of INON products at below link.

Underwater weight
http://www.inon.jp/products/armsystem/weight_table.html

(*)
Attaching a Mega Float Tube on the side without grip of the Carbon Telescopic Arm won’t have minimum extension.


■ Specification ■

Mega Float Tube S
Outer diameter
Length
φ103mm / φ4in
84mm / 3.3in
Weight (air) Approx. 171g / 6oz
Weight (underwater) Approx. -360g / -12.7oz
Depth rating 70m / 230ft
Material ABS resin, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, rubber etc.
 
Mega Float Tube M
Outer diameter
Length
φ103mm / φ4in
109mm / 4.3in
Weight (air) Approx. 203g / 7.2oz
Weight (underwater) Approx. -500g / -17.6oz
Depth rating 70m / 230ft
Material ABS resin, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, rubber etc.
 

■ Float Tube System set-up example ■

 
•Canon EOS 6D + Canon EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM
•Carbon Telescopic Arm S x 2
•Mega Float Tube M x 2
•X-2 for EOS6D
•Dome Port 2+Shade 2 Set
•Extension Ring 18
•Zoom Gear 8-15
•Multi Direct Base IIa x 2
•Holder II
•X-2 Holder II Spacer
•Clamp III x 4
•Z Adapter MV x 2
•S-2000」(with packaged “-0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000”) x 2
•Optical D Cable Type L x 2


 
•GoPro® HERO4 + GoPro® genuine “Dive Housing”(option)
•Carbon Telescopic Arm L
•Mega Float Tube S
•SD Mount Cage for HERO3/3+/4
•Z Joint
•YS Adapter MV
•Clamp III
•UFL-G140 SD


■ Relative Information on INON Website ■

•Carbon Telescopic Arm Series
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2016/01/carbon-telescopic-arm-series.html

•Lens Holder
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/option.html

•Shoe Base Spacer
http://www.inon.jp/products/lens/option.html

•Shoe Base
http://www.inon.jp/products/armsystem/base.html#shoebase



January 20th, 2016
INON INC.


*Press release information is as of January 20th, 2016 and subject to change without prior notice.

Carbon Telescopic Arm Series

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of “Carbon Telescopic Arm” series on January 21st, 2016. The Carbon Telescopic Arm series is made of ultra light yet super durable carbon fiber offering telescopic arm section to have any desired length.

Carbon Telescopic Arm S
--Release date: January 21st, 2016
--JAN code: 456212143 812 5

Carbon Telescopic Arm M
--Release date: January 21st, 2016
--JAN code: 456212143 813 2

Carbon Telescopic Arm L
--Release date: January 21st, 2016
--JAN code: 456212143 814 9



Carbon Telescopic Arm S (top)
Carbon Telescopic Arm M (middle)
Carbon Telescopic Arm L (bottom)



■ Features ■

The Carbon Telescopic Arm System offers free adjustable arm sections by loosening/tightening two lock dials benefitting for easy advanced lighting.
As well as making your camera system more compact and comfortable to carry both on land and underwater by collapsing the Carbon Telescopic arm when not in use.
The arm section is made from super rigid carbon pipe which greatly reduce underwater weight, water resistant, and enhance the durability.
Three different lengths of Carbon Telescopic Arm products are available for different applications.





Extend/Collapse the Carbon Telescopic Arm

Carbon Telescopic Arm S attached on an INON X-2 housing



Carbon Telescopic Arm S collapsed at the minimum length (upper image)
Carbon Telescopic Arm S fully extended (lower image)


Carbon Telescopic Arm M collapsed at the minimum length (upper image)
Carbon Telescopic Arm M fully extended (lower image)


Carbon Telescopic Arm L collapsed at the minimum length (upper image)
Carbon Telescopic Arm L fully extended (lower image)






Carbon pipe


■ Options ■

The dedicated optional float system, ”Mega Float Tube S” and “Mega Float Tube M” are available.
Mega Float Tube S and Mega Float Tube M are made of weather resistant light ABS material with the hollow design to generate extraordinary buoyancy underwater to control underwater weight of camera system.

Float Tube System
http://inonnews.blogspot.jp/2016/01/float-tube-system.html


Mega Float Tube S (left)
Mega Float Tube M (right)


■ Specification ■

Carbon Telescopic Arm S
Outer diameter
Length
φ37mm / φ1.4in
280mm to 515mm / 11in to 20.2in
Weight (air) Approx. 211g / 7.4oz
Weight (underwater) Approx. 88g / 3.1oz
Material Carbon pipe, Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, Polycarbonate, Rubber etc

Carbon Telescopic Arm M
Outer diameter
Length
φ37mm / φ1.4in
370mm to 790mm (14.5in to 31.1in)
Weight (air) Approx. 238g / 8.3oz
Weight (underwater) Approx. 97g / 3.4oz
Material Carbon pipe, Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, Polycarbonate, Rubber etc

Carbon Telescopic Arm L
Outer diameter
Length
φ37mm / φ1.4in
460mm to 1055mm (18.1in to 41.5in)
Weight (air) Approx. 262g / 9.2oz
Weight (underwater) Approx. 106g / 3.7oz
Material Carbon pipe, Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy, Polycarbonate, Rubber etc


■ Carbon Telescopic Arm set-up example ■


•FUJI FILM XQ2 + FUJI FILM WP-XQ1
•Carbon Telescopic Arm S
•Grip Base D4
•Clamp III x 2
•Direct Base III
•Z Adapter MV
•S-2000 (with packaged “-0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000”)
•Optical D Cable Type L/Bush W60 Set with Shade Sticker
•28LD Mount Base XQ1
•UWL-H100 28LD


•Canon EOS 6D + Canon EF8-15mm F4L Fisheye USM
•Carbon Telescopic Arm S x 2
•Mega Float Tube S x 2
•X-2 for EOS6D
•Dome Port 2+Shade 2 Set
•Extension Ring 18
•Zoom Gear 8-15
•Multi Direct Base IIa x 2
•Holder II
•X-2 Holder II Spacer
•Clamp III x 4
•Z Adapter MV x 2
•S-2000 (with packaged “-0.5 White Diffuser for S-2000”)
•Optical D Cable L Type L x 2


•GoPro® HERO4 + GoPro® genuine “Dive Housing”(option)
•Carbon Telescopic Arm L
•Mega Float Tube S
•SD Mount Cage for HERO3/3+/4
•Z Joint
•YS Adapter MV
•Clamp III
•UFL-G140 SD




•GoPro® HERO4 + GoPro® genuine “Standard Housing - 131'(40m)”
•SD Front Mask STD
•Z Joint
•YS Adapter MV
•Clamp III
•Carbon Telescopic Arm L



■ Sample movie ■

The combo of INON GoPro lens attached on INON Carbon Telescopic Arm L facilitates anybody capturing private daily life of marine residents. Combined Mega Float Tube nicely functions to get neutral buoyancy.


GOPRO, HERO, the GOPRO logo, and the GoPro Be a Hero logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc.


January 20th, 2016
INON INC.


*Press release information is as of January 20th, 2016 and subject to change without prior notice.

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