Gates Underwater Products has announced their SPR80 Stackable Port Ring system. It allows for complete modular support of a wide variety of lens options in a single package and is hence being marketed to on location traveling filmmakers as a light, comprehensive solution for many different lenses.
The SPR80 will be available from third quarter 2017. Price is to be announced.
Gates Underwater Products introduces the SPR80 Series Stackable Port Ring system.
Poway, CA – 13 September 2017 – Gates Underwater Products – manufacturer of the world’s most reliable underwater housings – today announces the Stackable Port Ring system SPR80.
Reinforcing Gates commitment to the underwater imaging professional success, the SPR80 is a fresh approach to the ongoing travel demands for light weight gear and flexible lens support. Until today, a typical travel kit included several Port Extenders / Port Rings for different lenses. Now they can be replaced by single set of SPR80 Stackable Port Rings that can be re-configured in minutes for any lens — qualities both critical and practical for the underwater content creator.
The SPR80 Stackable Port Ring system comprises other recognizable key features:
- Clean, uncomplicated design is reliable and field serviceable;
- Bayonet mount has no moving parts;
- Adjustable trim weight mounts provides perfect buoyancy / balance;
- Customization to suit unique applications.
“The Gates SPR80 system will delight natural history professionals and roving explorers seeking the lightest, most flexible underwater rig.”
The SPR80 system integrates with the Gates family of professional underwater housings. Straightforward and reliable, it is Gates through and through, backed by our legendary renewable 2 year warranty. Durable, reliable, dependable – the hallmark of Gates since 1969.
- Price: To be announced
- Availability: Rollout support for Gates professional rigs starting Q3 2017
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!