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for Z Cam E2/E2C 4K Cinema Camera

SKU # 16503

$ 3,805.00

With high-end specs such as C4K captured in 10-bit ProRes 422HQ or ZRAW at up to 120fps one would expect the price tag of the Z Cam E2 to match but at just under $2000 MSRP it's surprisingly affordable. The compact and modular nature of the E2 means Nauticam has produced the smallest and lightest raw-capable cinema camera housing yet! The Nauticam NA-E2 opens new possibilities for cinema camera users.

Dimensions (with handles) 280 mm (W)x 179 mm(H) x 173 mm(D)
Dimensions (w/o handles) 170mm (W)x 145 mm(H) x 173 mm(D)
Weight in Air 2.1 kg
Weight in Water (incl. Sony FP-970 Battery) 0.32 kg
Depth Rating 100m
Port Opening N85

This item is non-returnable, non-refundable, non-cancellable, and may be subject to extended lead times as it is manufactured on demand.  We always do our best to meet trip deadlines so please advise us if you have a trip coming up!

Images Taken With NA-E2

Introducing NA-E2

The Z Cam E2

The Z Cam E2 lineup is comprised of three models, the namesake E2, the E2C and the E2G.

The E2 is the true powerhouse of the series and features a 4/3" WDR CMOS sensor generating 10-bit color with up to 16 stops of dynamic range. C4K can be recorded at up to 160fps in H.265 HEVC or up to 60p in ProRes as well as Z Cam's ZRAW partial-debayer raw codec. A MFT lens-mount means the E2 can be used with a variety of open-source lenses from Panasonic, Olympus and Sigma.

Key Camera Specifications:

  • 4/3" WDR CMOS sensor
  • MFT Lens Mount
  • 10-bit C4K at 160fps
  • ProRes 422HQ or ZRAW (partial debayer)

The Nauticam NA-E2 Housing

The NA-E2 sets the standard as the lightest and smallest raw-capable cinema housing ever produced. Nauticam has been a leader in cinema housings with offerings for RED, ARRI, Canon, PhantomFlex, Sony and now Z Cam.

The NA-E2 uses the N85 port system, shared with Nauticam's other MFT platform cameras which allows for easy transition to the NA-E2 from other MFT Nauticam systems. The N85 system also provides access to Nauticam's line of professional premium optics such as the WWL-1 and CMC-1/2.

A dedicated record lever is located on the right side of the housing within easy reach of the adjustable ergonomic handles. 1/4"-20 size mounting threads are located on the top and bottom of the housing for easy mounting of cinema accessories.

The E2 supports Sony NP-F series batteries and the NA-E2 matches this compatibility up to and including the FP-970.

As with the NA-BMPCC2, the NA-E2 allows for the internal mounting of a Samsung T-5 SSD drive as recording media making the transition from capture to edit seamless.

The Z Cam E2 requires an external monitor and Nauticam produces several options for both SmallHD and Atomos monitors. The NA-E2 features both an M28 and two M-16 bulkheads supporting both HDMI 2.0 (M28) and HDMI 1.4 (M16) connections.


Required accessories for HDMI 2.0 Cable System

  • 25079 M28A2R210-M28A1R170 HDMI 2.0 Cable (for NA-GH5V/E2 to use with Ninja V housing)

*a dedicated positioning cable clamp for 25079 is required

Required accessories for HDMI 1.4 Cable System

  • 16243 HDMI A-D Cable in 0.5m Length for RED DSMC2/C200/EVA1/E2 (for internal connection)
  • 25033 standard HDMI bulkhead with M16 thread
  • (25033 is included in NA-058/502H/FHD5/502B-H monitor housing).

Recommended monitor housing

  • 17920 NA-502B-H Housing for SmallHD 502 Bright Monitor (with HDMI 1.4 input support)
  • 17922 Nauticam Atomos Ninja V Housing for Atomos Ninja V 5” 4Kp60 4:2:2 10-bit Reorder/Monitor/Player (excl. HDMI 2.0 cable)

*With camera firmware 0.87, the maximum recording format for Ninja V with 25079 HDMI 2.0 cable is 4K30P.



What's In The Box:

  • NA-E2 Housing
  • 90133 Housing O-ring, lubricant, O-ring remover
  • CR2032 Battery (for moisture alarm and vacuum system)
  • Padded Travel Case
  • Allen Wrench Set

PDF Manual Download for NA-E2 Housing

Recommended Accessories:

  • 25625 M16 Vacuum Valve II (Pushbutton Release)
  • 25217 Mounting Ball Set for Tripod
  • 17959 Housing Mounting Ball with 1/4'' Screws
  • 16506 Conversion Kit for E2C to Use in NA-E2 Housing
  • 25101 M67 flip diopter holder for M67 macro ports
  • 25103 M67 flip diopter holder for M77 macro ports
  • 25108 M67 Double Flip Holder for M67 Macro Ports
  • 25109 M67 Double Flip Holder for M77 Macro Ports
  • 83213 M67 to Bayonet Mount Converter
  • 83215 M77 to Bayonet Mount Converter
  • 81201 Super Macro Convertor 1
  • 81301 Compact Macro Convertor 1 (CMC-1, 4.5x Magnification)
  • 81302 Compact Macro Convertor 2 (CMC-2, 2.8X Magnification)
  • 83201 Wet Wide Lens 1 (WWL-1) 130 deg. FOV with compatible 28mm Lenses



Patented Port Locking System

Unveiled on the very first Nauticam DSLR housing in 2009, this locking lever has become a signature of the Nauticam brand.  No twisting or threading action is required to mount a port, and it locks securely in place with this lever.  Nauticam also offers locking port extensions, meaning a dome will never twist, even when used with a long extension ring.

Mission Control Design

Nauticam engineers are driven to make the housings as easy and intuitive to insure you don't miss a shot.  The dedicated record lever is placed within easy reach of the ergonomic adjustable handles.

HDMI 2.0 Support

The NA-E2 features an M28 bulkhead to support HDMI 2.0 output as well as two M16 bulkheads for HDMI 1.4 allowing for the use of a variety of external monitors and recorders.


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