Gates AX700 / Z90 Housing for Sony FDR-AX700, HXR-NX80, and PXW-Z90

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Gates AX700 / Z90 Housing for Sony FDR-AX700, HXR-NX80, and PXW-Z90

Ex. VAT: £2,500.00 Inc. VAT: £3,000.00

Gates Underwater Products announces the AX700 / Z90 Underwater Housing

Supporting 3 new Sony cameras, the Gates AX700 / Z90 housing offers a suite of new features for the traveling enthusiast and working professional alike.

Expected Q2 2018.



Gates Underwater Products – manufacturer of the world’s most reliable underwater housings – announces the AX700 / Z90 Underwater Housing. A dedicated, purpose built motion imaging acquisition tool, the AX700 / Z90 carries forth key features of its workhorse predecessor AX100 including:

  • Small, travel-friendly size, fitting into a backpack or carry-on case with space to spare;
  • Precision zoom-through Wide Angle GP34A Port is matched to the built-in AX700 / Z90 12X zoom lens for both wide and macro imaging:
  • Internal Colour Correction Flip Filter assists with underwater colour challenges;
  • Direct access to all key controls including A/M Focus, Exposure (Iris / Gain / Shutter), Variable Rate Zoom, Record and ND Filter.
  • Large window for the camera LCD, your big underwater viewfinder;
  • All camera battery sizes are accommodated for hours or run time;
  • A variety of accessories such as carry handle, tripod, and more.
  • SAGA diopter accessory for flip-in super macro imaging.

The AX700 / Z90 Housing is designed for three new Sony cameras:
FDR-AX700, HXR-NX80, and PXW-Z90 models.
Support for all three brings professional caliber features to the AX700 / Z90 not found in DSLR or mirrorless systems.

  • Several assignable buttons for functions like peaking, mode and exposure shift;
  • Popular one-touch white balance via assignables.
  • Fast Hybrid Auto Focus with Sony phase and contrast detection technologies;
  • Multiple Auto Focus areas and modes including lock-on focus and auto subject tracking;
  • 3G-SDI Surface Feed for topside viewing by the DP / AC or resort guests;
  • The Gates AX700 / Z90 bridges a wide range of customers like the marine researcher, dive resort pro, broadcast TV, military, recreational traveler, and natural history professional. Amateur to expert, the AX700 / Z90 is a proper video platform for those serious about motion imaging.
Additional Information

Additional Information

Camera Specific Housing Finder Sony FDR-AX700, Sony HXR-NX80, Sony PXW-Z90
Depth Rating 91m
Port Uses 34A-series bayonet ports (which must be purchased separately).
Controls Power, Record/Standby, Photo, Mode (Video/Photo), Zoom, White Balance, Internal "Flip" Filter, Iris, ISO, Gain/ISO, Shutter Speed, Custom Dial (Manual Focus / Exposure).
Buoyancy Slightly negative.
Material Machined aluminium construction, with hard anodization and nickel acetate seal.
Product Weight 5.1Kg
Width 300mm without handles, 410mm with handles
Height 150mm
Depth 300mm
SKU/EAN gates-ax700
What's included with the housing

Housing is NOT shipped with a port,
Housing includes

  • Glass Blue Water Colour Correction Filter
  • Tools
  • Weights
  • Spare Kit 

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