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Gates announces Flex 4K housing. Photo

Gates announces Flex 4K housing.

Gates Underwater Products has released details and renderings of their forthcoming housing for the Phantom Flex high speed 4K camera. The housing will allow for different resolutions and frame rates, have remote trigger and run options and will give access to all camera menus and controls.

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Inon lists compatibility with Olympus OM-D E-M1 Photo

Inon lists compatibility with Olympus OM-D E-M1

Inon has listed its products that are compatible with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera and PT-EP11 housing. These include accessories for strobe triggering via fiber optic, a variety of wet macro lenses, the Inon micro fisheye lens, a dome port, a macro port and a variety of grip base mounts.

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Gates shows their SWP44 super wide port Photo

Gates shows their SWP44 super wide port

Gates Underwater Products has released images of their Z100 housing with its SWP44C super wide port and EM50 external monitor. If you’re attending NAB the Z100/SWP44/EM50 will be on display at the Sony booth C11001.

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Nauticam unveils their NA-A5000 housing Photo

Nauticam unveils their NA-A5000 housing

Nauticam has announced details of their housing for the Sony A5000 mirrorless camera. The housing provides access to the camera’s power zoom lever, giving lens zoom function without lens rings. Other features include the port lock lever from the E-M1 housing and built-in vacuum leak detection system.

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Underwater wheelchair artist Sue Austin Photo

Underwater wheelchair artist Sue Austin

Underwater artist Sue Austin is bound to a wheelchair on land, but that hasn’t stopped her from exploring the world underwater. With a specially modified wheelchair named “Portal” she has created some stunning underwater images that fight the stigma towards physically handicapped people.

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Update: Housing compatibility for Panasonic LUMIX GH4 Photo

Update: Housing compatibility for Panasonic LUMIX GH4

DeeDee Flores of Samy’s Camera has written in to inform us that:

The Panasonic GH-4 camera fits inside the Nauticam GH-3 housing with full functionality.”

This is great news for LUMIX DMC GH-3 owners looking to upgrade to the 4K performance of the DMC GH-4. It is likely, although not definite, that other GH-3 housings will work with the GH-4 too.

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Aditech releases housing for the Sony AX100 Photo

Aditech releases housing for the Sony AX100

Aditech has announced the availability of their Mangrove housing for the Sony FDR-AX100 and HDR-CX900 4K cameras. The MVHS-AX100 uses 12 electromagnetic push buttons to control the camera via LANC. The housing also incorporates a rear mounted 3.5” High–Resolution TFT LCD monitor or an optional 3.5” AUO 16:9 ultra-high resolution monitor.

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Backscatter launches Macromate Mini Photo

Backscatter launches Macromate Mini

Backscatter has announced the release of their Macromate Mini Underwater Macro lens for the GoPro HEROS 3 and 3+. Constructed of aluminium, the lens can be attached to the company’s Flip 3.1 bracket when attached via a 55mm threaded adaptor. The Macromate Mini reduced the GoPro’s minimum focus distance to around 3” (75mm).

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