Ikelite Dome DC4 6 Inch for Compact Housings


Ikelite Dome DC4: Expand perspective with stunning wide-angle underwater images.

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Ikelite 6404 DC4 6-inch Dome for Compact Housings

Product Details

Want to shoot split shots (half-in, half-out of the water) with your compact digital system? Wet lenses will increase your angle of view but create a difficult double water line when used at the surface. The answer is an Ikelite 6″ diameter dry dome that lengthens and smoothes the waterline yet remains compact and lightweight for travel.

Underwater, the dry dome increases your angle of coverage significantly compared to a flat port. The dome exhibits much less edge distortion than an external wet wide-angle lens.

Wide-angle and zoom

Underwater, the dome corrects for refraction to provide the full-wide field of view. That’s substantially wider than a flat port, which magnifies the image 1.33x and reduces the field of view. Approximately 3/4 of the camera’s zoom range is usable with the dome installed.


At the surface, the large dry dome gives you greater control to get a clean, smooth water line when shooting split shots (half-in, half-out of the water). This type of shot can be impossible to get with a flat port, and extremely difficult with a wet lens or dome where you’re fighting double water lines.

Ease of use

The dome replaces the standard port on the Ikelite housing. Simply unthread the standard flat port and thread in the DC4 Dome unit. We recommend a rubber strap wrench commonly available at your local hardware store or as product # 0945.01 (not included). The included dome shade reduces reflections, protects the dome, and allows you to set the housing down on its face for easy assembly and disassembly.


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  • Acetyl body with acrylic dome
  • 146 diameter x 95 length (5.75″ x 3.75″) including shade
  • 317 g (11.2)

In the Box

  • Dome Port
  • Dome Shade # 5516.05
  • O-ring # 0119.2
  • Neoprene cover # 0200.1
  • Silicone lubricant # 5020



Digital Diver is the official distributor/importer of Ikelite products in Australia. Ikelite is a leading Underwater Photography Manufacturer based in the USA with over 50 years of experience producing top-quality underwater housings, strobes, & accessories. Ikelite products can be found in the hands of amateur and professional photographers worldwide from Tropical Waters to Polar Ice Caps. All Ikelite’s products are designed and made in the USA.
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