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Hugyfot camera housings
Canon EOS 450D
User manual
Hugyfot Housing for
Canon 450D
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User manual

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   Summary of Contents for Canon EOS 450D

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    Hugyfot camera housings Canon EOS 450D User manual Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

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    Hugyfot brand known throughout the world. Underwater photography is our life. Happy Diving! Hugyfot nv - Industrielaan 30 Zuid III - 9320 Erembodegem - Belgium All rights are reserved for HUGYFOT. Also on all copies. Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface ........Techical information Hugyfot for Canon 450D ........................Opening and closing the housing ....................Port with bayonet catch ........................Flash connections ..Mounting the camera .......................... Operation of the leakage indicator ..................Maintenance and service ........................ 10. Photo practice ....

  • Page 4: Preface

    First dive is a checkdive without the camera in the housing. Check all buttons under water. Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

  • Page 5: Techical Information

    - 10. Port 11. Back shell - 12. Countersunk bolt - 13. Mode dial - 14. Power switch - 15. AE lock - AF point selector - 16. Multi selector - 17. LCD monitor Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

  • Page 6: Hugyfot For Canon 450d

    Nothing is as simple as taking pictures with the automatic settings of the Canon 450D. One can choose to take control himself and set each para meter to his preference. The sensitive exposure lever is integrated in the front shell which is a part of the patented Hugyfot-grip.

  • Page 7: Opening And Closing The Housing

    4. Opening and closing the housing The HUGYFOT Canon 450D housing is opened and closed by means of 2 built- in countersunk bolts. This guarantees the safest way of closing. Only with the right key you can open and close the housing.

  • Page 8: Port With Bayonet Catch

    5. Port with bayonet catch The front port bayonet catch is a secure and fast method to connect the dif- ferent ports to the HUGYFOT Canon 450D housing. The port has a mark which has to be positioned opposite to the mark at the left of the housing when mounting and demounting the port.

  • Page 9: Flash Connections

    Keep the inside of the plug dry and clean. The o-rings, the plug and the thread need to be clean and slightly greased. DO NOT use the housing with an open multiple socket: this can cause leakage and corrosion! Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

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    The main parts of this system are described as below. External strobe connection Internal camera hotshoe Hugyfot leakage warner with integrated Nikonos 5-pin or S6-pin Nikon or Canon strobe connections Nikon or Canon TTL Converter Backup Battery holder for 3.6 V 1/2AA Lithium battery Standard setup .

  • Page 11: Mounting The Camera

    If not, this has to be checked and fixed before continuing. Set the parameters of the camera as much as possible according to the  settings which will be used under water. Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

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    Remove the back shell gently from the front shell. When resistance  occurs while opening see to it that the cause of this resistance is put right before continuing. If not, damage to the housing or the camera may occur. Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

  • Page 13: Operation Of The Leakage Indicator

    LED’s (red: leakage indicator - yellow: strobe ready) - 4. Connection for second ex- ternal strobe - 5. Connection for first external strobe - 6. Connection to camera hotshoe - 7. Acoustic alarm. Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

  • Page 14: Maintenance And Service

    Due to vibrations the camera as well as the shells can be damaged. Either pack the shells separately or bolted together. Never put the housing in the sun. Aside from the mentioned maintenance commands, the HUGYFOT Canon 400D housing is fairly simple to maintain. Some issues however should be kept in mind:...

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    When the control switches are mounted you may mount the camera into the housing. Now check all the controls on their proper function- ing. Always perform a pressure test after removing/installing control switches or perform a testdive without camera inside the housing. Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

  • Page 16: Photo Practice

    10. Photo practice With a Canon 450D camera in a HUGYFOT housing one can take pictures almost completely automated. To use the camera with all its possibilities one has to beware of some basic principles. These basic principles are explained in the following chapter.

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    TTL flashes: using this mode, camera and flash communicate and set the right values of diaphragm and shutter speed to obtain the correct amount of light needed for the shot. This mode can only be obtained by using a Canon 450D compatible flash or by installing the optional TTL converter.

  • Page 18: Accessories

    (diameter 25mm). These arms can be connected by means of clamps that are tightened on the ball-and- socket joints. This provides a flexible system that can be moved and locked Hugyfot Housing for Canon 450D User manual...

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    TTL converter Available for Nikon and Canon Viewfinder: Hugyfot housings can be equipped with a 45° viewfinder which rotates 360° or with a straight viewfinder. This viewfinder enlarges the image of the ca- mera viewfinder and allows shots close to the bottom.

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