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#1 Twyla


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Posted 21 February 2014 - 12:17 PM

Gates housing with Sony EX1 HD camera

Broadcast quality underwater cinematography package ready to go. Rugged professional unit which shoots stunning underwater full high definition video. Camera & housing included with many additional accessories


See for video shot with this package


GATES HOUSING- in excellent condition, bought new for $8500, only used for one-month shoot in the Caribbean and a few weeks in British Columbia. Soaked in fresh water after each use.


*Price I paid at time of purchase listed beside each accessory bought separately


Comes with:

            1 x Gates EX1 underwater housing (*paid $8500)

            1 x Standard SP44 (Dome) Port, (*paid $450)

            1 x Macro FP44 (Flat) Port, (*paid $450)

            1 x Internal flip diopter system w/ close up diopter (paid $400)

            1 x Flip down green-water color correction filter,

            1 x Gates tripod in new condition, (*paid $795) see link for details- http://www.gateshousings.com/accessories/tripod/)

            1 x Full set of trim weights

            1 x New O-Ring Kit ($50)

            1 x Novus Plastic Polish and Cleaner


SONY PMW-EX1 XDCAM EX Full HD Camcorder-

 In good shape. Bought new for $8700 five years ago. Was used as documentary on-land camera as well and has more hours than the Gates housing, but works perfectly. Camcorder has some cosmetic wear which doesn’t affect the performance. Never had a problem, rock solid and excels at underwater images.


Comes with:

           1 x Sony PMW-EX1 XDCAM EX Full HD Camcorder (*paid $8500)

            1 x B&W polarizing filter, (*paid $50)

            1 x BP-U30 stock battery

            1 x Extra long life SWIT S-8U62 battery (*paid $350)          

            1 x Sony SBP-8 8GB SxS PRO XDCAM Memory Card

            1 x Sony SBP 16 16GB SXS Pro XDCAM Memory Card (*paid $650)

            1 x Sony BC-U1 battery charger


See http://www.gateshousings.com/ for details on each item,


See http://www.gateshousings.com/housings/gates-ex1-underwater-video-housing/ for info on the housing


See  http://www.backscatter.com/sku/gt-sonyex1.lasso for new prices.



Full package $6,900 USD. Contact: Twyla at twyla(at)oceanfilms.net for more info 



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