DPG is a comprehensive underwater photography website and community for underwater photographers. Learn underwater photography techniques for popular digital cameras and specialized professional underwater equipment (wide angle, macro, super macro, lighting and work flow). Read latest news, explore travel destinations for underwater photography. Galleries of professional and amateur underwater photography including wrecks, coral reefs, undersea creatures, fashion and surfing photography.
Dive Photo Guide

News

Gates Announces Housing for Canon HF G-20 Camcorder
By Hergen Spalink, March 10, 2013 @ 05:59 AM (EST)
Source: Gates Housings

Gates Housings announced the arrival of the HF G20 Housing for Canon's latest consumer camcorder.  The housing will support the Canon Vixia HF G20, HF G10, XA10, and Legria HF G25. 

The major draw of the housing is the large window that allows use of the built-in LCD monitor at wide viewing angles.  The housing features Gates' non-vignetting ports and an internal flip filter for natural light shooting color correction.  An added benefit is the ability to use all available battery sizes meaning less battery changes throughout the day of diving. 

The HF G20 Housing is available now for USD $3170 which includes the housing and the GP32A Wide Angle Port.


When purchasing underwater photography equipment like the product mentioned in this article, please support DPG by supporting our retail partner -- Backscatter.com.

 

Press Release from Gates:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT
Gates Underwater Products GatesHousings.com +1-858-391-0052
Gates Underwater Products announces the HF G20 Housing.

A compact ‘bulletproof’ companion, the HF G20 produces remarkable HD underwater video for the seasoned dive traveler and liveaboard professional alike.


Poway, CA – 1 March 2013 – Gates is pleased to announce th next iteration in a long line of underwater housings for Canon camcorders: the HF G20. While the heritage of Gates small camcorder housing family stretches back to the mid 1990’s, many of the original features can still be found on the HF G20:

  • Simple, reliable fingertip mechanical controls:
  • Large side window to see the camera LCD, your big underwater viewfinder; Accommodates all camera battery sizes for hours of recording;
  • Gates Precision Ports for no compromises image quality;
  • Full menu access via the Canon remote control;
  • A variety of accessories including Carry Handle, Tripod, and more.
  • The HF
  • stainless steel hardware, reliable fingertip mechanical controls -- all backed by Gates legendary service and 2 year renewable warranty. Durable, reliable, dependable – the hallmark of Gates since 1969.

HF G20 Housing Price: $3170 (Housing + GP32A Wide Angle Port)

Availability: Immediate


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!

RELATED ARTICLES

LATEST EQUIPMENT

SeaLife SportDiver Ultra Smartphone Housing
Backscatter Hybrid Flash HF-1
AOI UH-GPx
Isotta Housing for OM System OM-1 I & II
Nauticam Fisheye Conversion Port (FCP)
Be the first to add a comment to this article.
You must be logged in to comment.
Sponsor
Newsletter
* indicates required
Travel with us

Featured Photographer




Sponsors