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How are lenses on AW1 sealed - any ideas

Started Sep 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
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In reply to DesertCat, Sep 20, 2013

In addition, the nikonusa.com site has a "waterproof accessories" tab for this system. It includes silicon grease and replacement o-rings. So, I think your concerns are justified with regards to managing the "gunk".  I think that's kind of the one of the costs of ownership with such a system.  Especially given the current lenses, I think lots of people would just choose one of the two lenses and leave it on most of the time, though I'm sure someone will prove me wrong. The big decision for many may be whether they want the flexibility of zoom with a bit less let gathering capability or if they want a little more light gathering, a fixed focal length, and potentially a bit more seal depth (20m instead of 15m).

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