Gates announces DEEP DRAGON

Gates Underwater Products has announced the release of their housing for the RED EPIC DRAGON digital cinema camera. The Gates DEEP DRAGON features a housing for the RED PRO external monitor and uses the REDMOTE remote control to give access to all camera controls. In addition, it can be supplied with integrated tripod legs, an extended monitor shade and a light bar to attach light arms.

The housing is shipping now at a U.S.A. retail price of $18,280.

Press release

Gates Underwater Products announces DEEP DRAGON.

With added features and accessories, DEEP DRAGON brings 6K digital cinema to the underwater realm.

Poway, CA – 16 December 2013 – Gates Underwater Products – home of the most reliable, durable and dependable underwater housings – today announces DEEP DRAGON, the latest addition to the Gates family of underwater digital cinema systems.

Designed for the new Red Digital Cinema EPIC DRAGON camera, DEEP DRAGON ushers in exceptional handling of challenging underwater lighting conditions with 6K lines of resolution, more than 16 stops of dynamic range, and native 2000 ISO. Founded on the sibling DEEP EPIC package, DEEP DRAGON is complete with:

The DEEP DRAGON kit also includes a new set of accessories for the underwater professional:

DEEP DRAGON’s unique design supports over 70 PL mount cinema and DSLR lenses. Paired with Gates Precision Ports means no compromises to image quality – a critical factor for 6K resolution sensors. User friendly, uncomplicated mechanical controls are virtually failure-free and field serviceable. And since one size does not fit all, a extensive suite of accessories is available to support natural history, broadcast TV, commercial and many productions:

The design, manufacture, assembly, test, use, and service of DEEP DRAGON are all performed at Gates facility in San Diego California. It is a Gates through and through, a workhorse of function, reliability and success. Don’t take a chance…Take a Gates!

About Gates: Since 1969, Gates Underwater Products has produced is the world’s most reliable underwater housings. Using ‘bulletproof” machined aluminum and stainless steel hardware, 100% mechanical controls, time-proven design methods, and state-of-the-art manufacturing, Gates housings are built for the most demanding marine 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!