Gates releases housing for Canon XA25

Gates XA25 housing on Wetpixel

Gates Underwater Products has released details and renderings of their upcoming housing for the Canon XA25, XA20 and HGF30 camcorders. It has mechanical controls, a side window for viewing the camera’s LCD and full camera menu access via the Canon remote control.

It will be shipping from 18 November at a U.S.A. retail price of $3,340 for housing and GP32A port.

Press release

Gates Underwater Products announces new XA25 Underwater Housing.

A robust, compact traveler, the XA25 HD underwater system includes many professional features.

Poway, CA – 25 October 2013 – Gates is pleased to announce the XA25 underwater housing. A dedicated tool for underwater videographers, the XA25 includes new user-friendly refinements to controls and improved balance / trim akin to other Gates professional kits.

Gates XA25 housing on Wetpixel

The XA25 housing bears many recognizable Gates features:

Paired with the Canon XA25, XA20 and HFG30 cameras, the XA25 offers powerful features in a compact HD system:

The XA25 housing is a Gates through and through: Precision machined aluminum shell, stainless steel hardware, ‘bulletproof’ reliability – all backed by Gates legendary service and 2 year renewable warranty. Durable, reliable, dependable – the hallmark of Gates since 1969.

About Gates: Since 1969, Gates Underwater Products has produced is the worlds most reliable underwater housings. 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!