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Gates ALEXA Digital Cinema Housing Now Supports ALEXA LF
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, April 10, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (EST)

Gates Underwater Housings has announced compatibility of its ALEXA housing with the ALEXA LF camera. The housing already supports the following ARRI cameras: EV, XT, SXT, XT Plus, and SXT Plus.

The ALEXA housing supports over 80 PL-mount lenses, features an adjustable trim weight system and adjustable handle grips, and accepts Gates housings for the TVLogic VFM-058W or Starlite ST5 external monitor. 

The base price for the housing is $19,650.

See the full press release below.


Gates Underwater Products Announces ALEXA LF Digital Cinema Housing
Gates ALEXA housing – a ‘bulletproof’ digital cinema workhorse – now extends compatibility to the ARRI ALEXA LF (Large Format) camera

Gates Underwater Products – home of the world’s more reliable underwater housings – today confirms support for the ALEXA LF camera in the popular ALEXA Housing.

Gates ALEXA housing accepts many current and legacy ARRI cameras such as the EV, XT, SXT, XT Plus and SXT Plus. Addition of the ALEXA LF means professional shooters benefit from Gates elegant and enduring features:

  • Simple, reliable fingertip controls;
  • Clean, uncomplicated design that is reliable and field serviceable;
  • Gates Precision Ports for no compromises image quality;
  • Support for over 80 PL mount lenses with Gates unique Lens Gear Drive system;
  • Adjustable trim weight system provides perfect buoyancy / balance;
  • An extensive line of accessories including HD-SDI surface feed, remote follow focus, tripod / tripod mount, diver comm, and more;
  • Adjustable Handle Grips for perfect hand positioning;
  • TVL55 or ST5 External Monitor housing for accurate framing and focus:
  • Gates Seal Check II to verify housing integrity before entering the water.
  • Customization to suit unique applications.

“Professional cameraman will find the ALEXA housing features and accessories well considered” says Pamela Mertz, Director of Sales. “Setup and operation will be familiar and easy.”

The ALEXA housing is of course backed by Gates legendary service, 2 year renewable warranty, and factory direct support. Durable, reliable, dependable – the hallmark of Gates since 1969.

  • Base ALEXA Housing Price: $19,650
  • Supported camera models: ARRI ALEXA EV, XT, SXT, XT Plus, SXT Plus, LF
  • Availability: Immediate (build to order)



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