Gates News

Gates STO at Wildscreen

Gates STO training goes abroad to Bristol this October 8/9, just before the start of Wildscreen.  STO (Setup/Test/Operate) covers Gates Gear, underwater optics, camera considerations and a very special Q&A session with seasoned professionals.  Esprit Film and Television – the only authorized Gates repair facility in the world -- is hosting STO, and RED Digital…
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TECH NOTE – Underwater Video Lights and Flickering

In a recent Facebook post, Eric Cheng asked for clarification on the Gates GT14 Underwater Lights regarding flicker frequency, and if it would affect high speed imaging. The answer is *none*.  The GT14’s have a constant light output, free of anything that would affect motion imaging.  And there is good reason for this. Background:  Controlling…
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New GATES ME20 Housing

Exploring frontiers in the underwater realm, the new Gates ME20 Housing pairs ultra-low light technology with Gates’ legendary reliability. Gates Underwater Products – home of the world’s most reliable underwater housings – today announces an original new underwater housing, the ME20. The Gates ME20 Housing system is designed to push the boundaries of underwater motion…
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Nikonos RS Compatibility with RED 8K Vista Vision Sensor

Background SLR and DSLR lenses are designed to cover Full Frame 35 (FF35) dimensions, a de facto standard size that stretches back decades to the film era.  While new digital sensors have varied in size, the FF35 size has remained a standard for legacy and compatibility.   The new RED 8K Vista Vision sensor is slightly…
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