Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
HydroFlex develops underwater camera based on Fujinon lens
HydroFlex's new HD Remote AquaCam is designed to make underwater filming easy.
HydroFlex has developed the new HD Remote AquaCam to help feature and TV film shooters with submerged HD production. The HD AquaCam incorporates a Fujinon HA13x4.5 wide-angle HDTV cine style zoom lens with Preston iris, focus and zoom hand unit controls on a Sony HDW-F950 camera. Fujinon’s HA13x4.5 wide-angle lens, coupled with remote camera and lens controls, in an underwater housing that offers video producers a new tool. All camera iris, focus and zoom functions are controlled remotely with the Preston hand unit, which is operated from the surface. The HD Remote AquaCam mounts on HydroFlex’s underwater pan-and-tilt remote head, but because of its elliptical shape the AquaCam can also be handheld and moved through the water easily.
For more info: www.hydroflex.com and www.fujinonbroadcast.com.
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