Gates releases images of EOS C300/C500 housings

Gates Underwater Products has released images and updated specifications of their housing for the Canon EOS C300 and C500 digital cinema camera. Features include support for a wide range of Canon and PL mount lenses, the precision ports system, mechanical controls and the Gates Seal Check is included as standard. The Convergent Designs Gemini RAW recorder can be incorporated into the housing to give true 4K RAW recording, and Gates’s EM43 monitor can also be used if required.

The Gates C300/C500 housing is shipping now.

Press Release.

Specifically designed for the Canon EOS C300 and C500 cameras, the Gates C300/C500 housing is the latest in underwater imaging for TV and big screen productions. The C300/C500 shares many features with its cinema cousins including full camera and lens control, support for a wide variety of Canon and PL mount lenses and Gates Precision ports for no-compromises image quality. Gates ‘bulletproof’ durability is naturally inherent in the C300/C500 for ‘got the shot’ confidence.

Reaching the far corners of the globe, Gates housings are tasked with high profile broadcast and cinema productions. Professionals know that failure is not an option, so they never take a chance…. they take a Gates!

* Durable, “Bulletproof” machined aluminum, black type III ‘hard’ anodize finish, and sealed with a nickel-acetate process.
* M43 External Monitor (optional) for a big view of framing and focus.
* Flexible Lens Support. The C300/C500 is designed to accommodate a wide variety of Canon and PL mount lenses.
* Fully Adjustable Buoyancy and Trim. Add / remove trim weights for ideal balance — just the way you like it.
* Precision PortsTM means clarity, sharpness and no vignetting (cutoff dark corners) to spoil your images.
* Reliable Fingertip Controls are 100% Mechanical — no sticky buttons, faulty electronics or dead batteries!
* Complete Control of camera functions.
* 2-Year Warranty. Only Gates offers a 2-year renewable warranty on all housings.
* Gemini RAW Recorder (not included) from Convergent Design is provisioned into the C300/C500 housing for true 4K RAW recording.
* Seal Check (included) assures housing integrity before entering the water.