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GoPro Announces Underwater Housing
By Joseph Tepper, May 14, 2012 @ 09:00 AM (EST)

 

This week, GoPro announced their own branded “Dive Housing” for the popular HERO HD cameras. 

It is GoPro's first flat-port housing, which allows it to properly focus underwater. DPG partner Backscatter has been producing and shipping a custom flat port solution with advantages over GoPro's since the beginning of the year, and intends to keep shipping it do to its popularity and flexibility.

 

Side-by-side: GoPro Branded Housing (left) and Backscatter Custom Housing (Right)

If you need any more proof that housing your HERO or HERO 2 is worth the investment (really a small one in underwater photo realm), check out this awesome video put together by the guys at Backscatter!

GoPro's flat-port housing is depth rated to almost 200 feet and is now available for $49.99. You can purchase Backscatter's Custom housing from their website


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

 

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