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Nikon Inc. WP-N2 Waterproof Housing

Now your Nikon 1 can really go everywhere—even down to 130 feet (40 meters) underwater! Transform your Nikon 1 J3 or Nikon 1 S1 and 10-30mm VR lens into a powerful waterproof camera. Bring home amazing photos and HD videos of your underwater adventures.
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Does this (WP-N2) housing allow use of the built-in Nikon 1 J3 flash?

Location : Tucson, AZ
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Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
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11 months ago
Location : Tucson, AZ
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 11-20 years
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Nikon claim the YS D1 is compatable with the WP N2 and the camera 1 J3. this is not true. The camera is limited to a MAXIMUM shutter speed of 1/60th of a second and that at minimum depth of field. as an undewater set up it is totally useless and Nikon should be held accountable for false advertising. I know all this as i have wasted a small fortune having this exact set up and every underwater photographer has been staggered by Niko's limitations. if you want to take pictures in the pool..ok, otherwise go elsewhere and write to Nikon complainning. They will not even acknowledge any of the issues, stating only that I have set up the camera correctly.
Location : Australia
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Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 21+ years
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Location : Australia
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You cannot use the camera buit in flash while it is in the underwater housing. You will need an external underwater flash called YS-D1.
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10 months ago
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Does the housing accept regular photo filters like closeup filters? If so, what size?

Location : Wisconsin, USA
Age: 55-65
Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
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Favorite Subject: Nature
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I did buy this housing and it accepts 67mm filters. That is nice and will allow the use of close-up lenses and other attachments.
Location : USA
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Favorite Subject: Nature
Nikon Family: 2-5 years
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Location : USA
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Favorite Subject: Nature
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The WP-N2 waterproof housing is not compatible with any filters.
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Flash and accessories for either single or multiple flash heads???

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The WP-N2, similar to the WP-N1 is Compatible with SEA&SEA SUNPAK's underwater speedlight YS-D1.
For information, please visit SEA&SEA SUNPAK Co., Ltd.'s website
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1 year, 3 months ago
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Is the WP-N2 compatible with the 10-100mm lens or only suitable for the 10-30mm lens?

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According to the specs only the 10-30mm lens.
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Does this housing offer TTL support when using the YS-D1 strobe

Location : Phoenix, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Travel
Nikon Family: 0-1 years
Role: Occasional user, memory keeper
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10 months ago
Location : Phoenix, AZ, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Travel
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No.
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When I can buy one in the store?

asked 8 months ago
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Click on "Authorized dealers" below the price of the WP-N2 Waterproof Housing to find a dealer that sells it.
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Is this housing compatible with the upcoming 1 NIKON AW1 just in case someone would dive deeper than 15 meters?

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At this time, Nikon does not have an underwater housing that is compatible with Nikon 1 AW1.
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Is there a mount on the bottom of housing to connect a tray for a lighting arm?

I'm looking at getting the Light and Motion Sola lights.
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Favorite Subject: Portrait
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Role: Semi-professional photographer
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Age: 35-44
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The WP-N2 Waterproof Housing does have 3 (three) tripod mounts arrayed in a line across the bottom of the housing allowing for the attachment of many accessories. I'm not certain of compatibility of the WP-N2 with the brand of lights you mention, but the readily available SEA&SEA YS-D1 is a perfect fit.
Location : North Carolina, USA
Age: 45-54
Favorite Subject: Family & Friends
Nikon Family: 21+ years
Experience: More than a year
Role: Serious passion, hobbyist
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6 months ago
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does the shoe mount cope with anything other than a YS-D1 strobe, like wireless triggers or other flashguns?

my main goal here is to achieve off-camera flash with my S1.
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Experience: 6-12 months
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The shoe mount on the WP-N2 underwarter housing does not support a wireless trigger or flashguns.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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