Housing for Sony PWM-EX1R

New: now with Nanoflash recorder support !

The SEALUX HEDX1 housing represents a reliable, tailor-made housing for the
professional High-Definition Camcorder made by Sony. It is the smallest and lightest aluminium underwater housing for the EX1 available on the market. The detachable wide-angle lens ports stand out for the highest degree of flexibility and optical quality possible. The ease of both electronic and mechanical operation guarantees perfect operability in any situation.


Made of seawater-resistant aluminium, CNC milled out of a monobloc, hard-anodized and passivated in a special process.


The four quick-action locks incorporate safety-devices.

Back cover

The back cover is sealed with a large precision o-ring.

Port Changing System

The standard housing comes with a flat port made of optical glass. A bayonet
safety lock allows easy replacement of the flat port with the high-grade wide-angle Fathom optics or a dome port for the Sony wide-angle lens VCL-EX0877.


The grips are ergonomically adjustable and detachable for transport in the carry case.

Carry handle

The solid carry handle is detachable to minimize packing size.


Suitable for comfortable viewing at an angle of 15° relative to the swimming position. A detachable sunshade protects the viewfinder optics against sunrays.

Tripod base

The camcorder is mounted on the tripod base and secured at the front, thereby
allowing easy replacement of the rechargeable battery and memory card.


The reliable RX5 IR control allows you to activate the following functions at the press of a button:

Left keypad

Cursor Up
Cursor down
Cursor right
Cursor left

Right keypad

Rec. Start
Rec. Stop
Zoom Tele
Zoom Wide
Push Auto

Manual functions on the right:

Tele Wide, Rec. Review, Exp. Focus and Record

Functions on the left

Manual Focus, Aperture (f-number), Auto-Man., ND-Filter, WHT-BAL., Zebra,
Iris, Display Info, Assign 1, Full Auto, Grain L, M, H, WHT, Present, A, B, Menu.
Aperture adjustment ring

Functions at the back cover

Power-switch, Picture Profile, view window for Record LED.

All control elements are sealed twofold and up to fourfold. Maximum reliability is our priority.

Coated close-up lens

Can be swivelled in front of the housing with flat port and high-grade wide-angle port.

Underwater microphone

Underwater sounds are recorded via a high-quality electret microphone.

Moisture alarm

Two moisture alarms monitor the well-being of your camcorder, with an acoustic
warning signal at the front and an acoustic and optical warning signal at the back.

Dimensions, weight

L x W x H = 363 mm x 220 mm x 203 mm

Weight with flat port: 9,000 g
Weight with 120º Fathom optics: 4,170 g

Housing with flat port and camcorder: 0.8 kg

Tested depth:
90 metres