Gates announces AX700/Z90 housing for Sony 4K Camcorders

Gates Underwater Products has announced their new AX700/Z90 housing. It supports three Sony 4K camcorders: The FDR-AX700, HXR-NX80, and PXW-Z90 and is designed to be versatile and travel friendly. Features include full lens zoom through, internal color correction flip filter, access to all key controls and compatibility with all battery types.

The Gates AX700/Z90 housing will be available from first quarter 2018. Pricing is to be confirmed.

Press release

Gates Underwater Products announces the AX700 / Z90 Underwater Housing

Supporting 3 new Sony cameras, the Gates AX700 / Z90 housing offers a suite of new features for the traveling enthusiast and working professional alike.

Gates Underwater Products – manufacturer of the world’s most reliable underwater housings — today announces the AX700 / Z90 Underwater Housing. A dedicated, purpose built motion imaging acquisition tool, the AX700 / Z90 carries forth key features of its workhorse predecessor AX100 including:

The Gates AX100 is my dive buddy. Several dives every day, 300+ days per year. It’s always there, a reliable companion.”

Unlike the AX100 however, the AX700 / Z90 Housing is designed for three new Sony cameras: FDR-AX700, HXR-NX80, and PXW-Z90 models. Support for all three brings professional caliber features to the AX700 / Z90 not found in DSLR or mirrorless systems.

The Gates AX700 / Z90 bridges a wide range of customers like the marine researcher, dive resort pro, broadcast TV, military, recreational traveler, and natural history professional. Amateur to expert, the AX700 / Z90 is a proper video platform for those serious about motion imaging.

Compact camcorder housings are versatile and flexible, offering opportunistic features critical to motion imaging professionals.”

Of course the AX700 / Z90 system is backed by Gates legendary service, 2 year renewable warranty and factory direct support. Durable, reliable, dependable – the hallmark of Gates since 1969.

About Gates:

Since 1969, Gates Underwater Products has produced the world’s most reliable underwater imaging systems. Using ‘bulletproof” machined aluminum, 100% mechanical controls, time-proven design methods, and state-of-the-art manufacturing, Gates housings are built to satisfy the most demanding applications. Commercial divers, imaging professionals, marine researchers, salvage operators and military personnel all turn to Gates for the same reason: our “bulletproof” housings produce results 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That’s why they say:

Don’t take a Chance….Take a Gates!


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