Underwater housing for RX100

Started Aug 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
lesnag2
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On the verge of buying one
In reply to lesnag2, Feb 6, 2013

I'm on the verge of buying the Meikon housing.
I have located several sites offering these housings:

http://www.fun-in.com.tw/oc/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=1652

http://www.unterwasserkamera.at/shop/catalog/product_info.php?info=p5555_d-d-nb-housing-pro-version-sony-rx100.html

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Underwater-NB-Housing-SONY-DSC-RX100-digital-camera-/181064264721?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item2a28456c11

http://hk-meikon.en.alibaba.com/product/741238325-213460348/Camera_Waterproof_Case_For_SONY_Rx100.html

The best offer is from the last seller coming out at 172 USD with DHL shipping to Croatia. The most expensive one is the second one coming out at 272 EUR (ca 361 USD) with plain mail parcel to Croatia. That might seem close to the price of Ikelite but it is not - Ikelite is around 400 EUR in Europe.
The last seller appears to be the manufacturer itself.
I'm in contact with them but the Chinese New Year is coming in the way so I'll have to wait until 19th to make the purchase.

The seller being on Alibaba makes me a bit conscious about the purchase so I'm trying to verify them from several sides.The Onsite Check 3rd party verification feature on Alibaba gives some confidence in them, stating 2400 m2 factory size and ISO 9001:2008 certificate among other things. The usage of hotmail as email address however, does not.
I'll post progress updates here.

Wish me luck.

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