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Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
« on: 05 Aug 10, 09:06 »
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  • Hi All,

    Anyone know in Singapore where can get a good and cheap housing for Nikon D5000?

    Is Ikelite good? Beside Ikelite any other housing can fit Nikon D5k?

    Thank you!!!!

    Cheers!!!!!! :)

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    Re: Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
    « Reply #1 on: 05 Aug 10, 09:55 »
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  • There's a few company that make casing/housing for DSLR..... $$$$ would be your biggest problem.

    An Ikelite casing for D5000 cost $1260USD at Oceanic Focus in S'pore

    http://www.oceanicfocus.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=26_39_124&products_id=443

    But that doesn't include other stuffs that you'll need.... like Front Port, Strobe Light, Arms, Syc Cord.... etc. Be ready to spent at least $3.5k+++ SGD.

    Metal Casing would be lighter and in some ways... better. But the cheapest metal casing would cost close to $2.5K USD and above.... but not too sure are there metal casing for D5000.  ???
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    Re: Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
    « Reply #2 on: 05 Aug 10, 12:51 »
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  • diver-hloc,

    thank you for your sharing it is much appreciated.

    look like the price in sg is almost similar to KL. because i ask my friend from KL they said abt RM6k to RM7k for complete set including the strobe and the lens port.

    Cheers!!!!
    Cheers!!!!!! :)

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    Re: Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
    « Reply #3 on: 05 Aug 10, 13:04 »
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  • Might still be cheaper in KL.... mainly due to no GST. $3000 SGD is $3210 with GST.  ;)

    My advice.... unless you are really sure you will be going into Underwater Photograhy for the long term.... try using a PnS camera setup 1st. Took me well over 4yrs to get to using DSLR.... and I could only afford a 2nd hand set only.  :P

    Btw... moving this thread to the correct section since you are not selling or buying... but asking for lobang.
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    Re: Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
    « Reply #4 on: 05 Aug 10, 13:28 »
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  • thank you for your advice and it is very helpfull, I will consider that as well.

    Cheers!!!!!! :)

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    Re: Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
    « Reply #5 on: 05 Aug 10, 13:35 »
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  • actually buying from oceanic focus.. no GST..  :)
    So they call it a 'FACT' coz someone made some statements on a 'FACT SHEET'? hummm...

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    Re: Nikon D5000 Housing Wanted
    « Reply #6 on: 05 Aug 10, 14:09 »
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  • actually buying from oceanic focus.. no GST..  :)


    You sure ??  ???

    Or have they already added the GST inside ?? IIRC.... its against the law NOT to charge GST.  :o
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