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Inon ships UCL-90 Close Up lens

UCL-90 M67

Inon has announced the UCL-90 close up lenses. Available in M67 and LD bayonet versions, the lens offers +11 magnification with a minimum working distance of 69mm (2.7in.) with an 100mm SLR lens. Optically, it has HR glass in 3 elements in 2 groups with achromatic internal lenses and an anti reflective coating.

The Inon UCL-90 is shipping now. Please consult your local Inon dealer for prices.

Press release

UCL-90 M67/UCL-90 LD

Underwater Close-up Lens

INON INC. is pleased to announce official release of powerful yet user-friendly underwater close-up lenses UCL- 90 M67 (screw mount type)/UCL- 90 LD(28LD compatible bayonet type) on December 27th, 2017. The UCL-90 series is designed to use solely underwater (*1) to acquire high quality image from its compact body thanks to HR glass providing long working distance and widely supports from a macro lens for full frame SLR system to a compact digital camera.

(*1) This lens is designed solely for underwater use and using on land will not magnify a subject and will have distortion on image edge or or vignetting etc.

UCL- 90 M67 Underwater Close-up Lens
—Release date: December 27th, 2017
—JAN code: 456212143 858 3

UCL- 90 LD Underwater Close-up Lens
—Release date: December 27 th, 2017
—JAN code: 456212143 859 0

UCL-90 LD

Optional accessories are same as UCL-67 M67/UCL-67 LD. In conjunction with the release of this new lens, those accessories have changed their names and JAN/EAN codes as below.

Lens Adapter Ring for UCL-6 /90
—Available in the market. *Identical withLens Adapter Ring for UCL-67
Product name and JAN/EAN code has been changed from December 26th, 2017 shipment
—JAN code : 4562 12143 8 60 6

M67 Flip Mount Adapter for UCL-67/90
— Available in the market. *Identical withM67 Flip Mount Adapter for UCL- 67
Product name and JAN/EAN code has been changed from December 26th, 2017 shipment
—JAN code : 456212143 861 3

Left: Lens Adapter Ring for UCL-67 /90
Right: UCL-165M67 stacked on UCL-90 M67 via Lens Adapter Ring for UCL-67/90

Left: M67 Flip Mount Adapter for UCL-67/90
Right: M67 Flip Mount Adapter for UCL-67/90 installed on UCL- 90

Please refer below link pages for detail of UCL- 67 M67/UCL-67 L close-up lenses that delivers more magnification at +15 diopter.

UCL-67 M67
UCL-67 LD

Product features

High Power +11 Close-up Lens

Long Working Distance for Comfortability

High Quality All Focus Range

HR Glass for Compact Body

Achromat Lens

Stack Another M67 Lens

Compatible with M67 Flip Adapter

(*Not compatible with any flip lens holder with 57mm or less diameter such as SAGA etc. Use the lens as it is without using this optional M67 Flip Mount Adapter for UCL-67/90)

(*Original lens mount is replaceable by a customer using precision Philips screw driver to unscrew fixing screws)

UCL-90 M67(*1)

Outer diameter/length: φ70mm(2.76in.)/36.4mm(1.43in.)
Weight: (Air) 322 g(11.4oz)/(Underwater) 214 g(7.5oz)
Mount system: INON M67 Mount
Depth rating: 60m (197ft)
Material/surface finishing: Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy/rigid black alumite
Lens material/coating: Optical glass/anti-reflection coating Construction: 2 groups 3 elements
Focal length(Underwater)(*5): 90 mm(3.54in.)

UCL- 90 LD(*1)

Outer diameter/length: φ75.2mm(2.96in.)/36.4mm(1.43in.)
Weight: (Air) 311 g(11.0oz)/(Underwater) 202 g(7.1oz)
Mount system: INON 28LD Mount Depth rating: 60m(197ft) Material/surface finishing: Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy/rigid black alumite, POM etc. Lens material/coating: Optical glass/anti-reflection coating Construction: 2 groups 3 elements Focal length(Underwater)(*5): 90 mm(3.54in.)

Lens Adapter Ring for UCL-67/90

Outer diameter/length: φ71.2mm(2.80in.)/15.6mm(0.61in.)
Weight [Air]: 20g(0.7oz)
Mount system (front): INON M67 Mount
Material/surface finishing: Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy/rigid black alumite

M67 Flip Mount Adapter for UCL-67/90

Outer diameter/length: φ69mm(2.72in.)/7.0mm(0.28in.)
Weight [Air]: 18g(0.6oz)
Mount system: M67 screw mount
Material/surface finishing: Corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy/rigid black alumite

(*2) When using for AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

(* 3 ) Usable zoom range is between 60mm and 100mm (35mm film equivalent). Beyond this range, there will be vignetting at wider side and deteriorated image quality at telephoto side.

(* 4 ) Any other higher magnification close-up lens, UCL- 67 M67」or UCL-100M67」(discontinued) are not recommended due to degradation of image quality.

(*5) Focal length of UCL- 90 M67」/「UCL- 90 LD standalone and not combined focal length with camera’s master lens.

Compatible lens

(*6) Vignetting may be observed using for a housing system which has significantly long distance between camera master lens and port lens surface or this product and port.

Set-up example

UCL-90 M67 on Olympus E-M1 Mark II/PT-EP14via lens port PP0-EP03

UCL-90 LD on Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II/WP-DC55 via INON LD Lens Adapter Base DC54/55

UCL-90 M67 on SONY DSC-RX100M5/MPK-URX100A

UCL- 90 M67Sample images

—Subject : Japanese inflator filefish
—Equipment : Canon EOS6D/X-2 for EOS6D, EF100mm F2.8 Macro USM, S- 2000 Strobe x 2
—Photo data:
(Left) Without close-up lens
Manual exposure mode (F11, 1/60, ISO16 00 ), S- 2000 : Manual, photo taken atminimum focusing distance
(Right) With UCL-90 M
Manual exposure mode (F11, 1/6 0 , ISO1600), S- 2000 :Manual, photo taken at minimum focusing distance
—Photo by: R. Hattori (INON INC.) at “Wannai”, Osezaki, Shizuoka, Japan

—Subject : Redfin velvetfish
—Equipment : Canon EOS6D/X-2 for EOS6D, EF100mm F2.8L Macro USM, S- 2000 Strobe x 2
—Photo data:
(Left) Without close-up lens
Manual exposure mode (F9, 1/20 0 , ISO400), S- 2000 : S-TTL Auto mode, photo taken at minimum focusing distance
(Right) With UCL-90 M
Aperture priority mode (F9, 1/20 0 , ISO400), S-2000 : S-TTL Auto, photo taken at minimum focusing distance
—Photo by: R. Hattori (INON INC.) at Kawana, Shizuoka, Japan

—Subject : Emperor shrimp
—Equipment : Canon EOS6D/X-2 for EOS6D, EF100mm F2.8 Macro USM, S- 2000 Strobe x 2
—Photo data : Manual exposure mode (F16, 1/2 00 , ISO200), S-2000 : S-TTL Auto, photo taken at minimum focusing distance
—Photo by: R. Hattori (INON INC.) at “Sentan” Osezaki, Shizuoka, Japan

Related Information

*Press release information is as of December 2 5th, 201 7 and subject to change without prior notice.