Since 1969 Gates has designed and manufactured the most durable and dependable underwater housings in the world. Commercial divers, marine researchers, professional videographers, salvage operators, military divers, film and TV producers, and recreational divers turn to Gates for the same reason: our “bulletproof” housings produce results 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Gates housings have 100% mechanical controls which makes them exceptionally dependable. When diving in far off locales, a customer can rely on a Gates housing to work every day, every dive. There are no electronics that can fail in the humid salty air, no spares to carry and no batteries to worry about.
This is why professionals never take a chance…they take a GATES!
Gates housings are machined from a solid block of 6061-T6 aluminum which makes them extremely durable. The aluminum is coated with a type II “hard” anodize process which seals and protects it from harsh salt water environments and abusive handling. The aluminum and stainless steel construction allows Gates Housings to be depth rated to 450 feet… a must for the most extreme diving conditions. Gates housings are virtually “bulletproof”.
Gates premium line of Precision Ports are the finest optics available for underwater imaging. A mark of excellence, Precision Ports are designed specifically for underwater use, manufactured to Gates standards, and virtually free of distortions and aberrations. In other words: no compromises. Your images are sharp and clear, corner to corner. Professional to amateur, super wide to macro, the Gates family of ports represent a variety of features and optical designs to suit a wide range of needs, conditions and experience. Remember, the best camera in the world can’t make up for poor optics.
Gates housings come with the best customer service in the industry. Service can generally be done in 4-5 days and e-mails are always answered promptly. Phones are staffed 12 hours each day and you are welcome to talk with anyone in Sales, Customer Service, Shipping, or Technical.
We’re here to help. Your success is our success.
Gates housings come with a 2 Year warranty that covers materials and workmanship. This gives the user peace of mind. Plus with an o-ring service every two years, the warranty is renewed. That means with regular service, a Gates housing can have a lifetime warranty.
Since 1969, Gates has designed and manufactured the most reliable underwater housings in the world. Commercial divers, marine researchers, professional videographers, salvage operators, military divers, film and TV producers, and recreational divers 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: