Petrol Introduces Rain Cover for the Red One

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Thu, 11/19/2009 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Petrol has introduced the Petrol PRC-Red-1 rain cover especially designed to provide environmental protection for a fully equipped Red One camera. Made mainly of clear polyurethane for maximum visibility the new transparent rain cover offers quick and easy access to all camera features. What’s more the manufacturer says it is roomy enough to enable working with the camera’s high-resolution Red LCD monitor on board. Petrol’s one-piece design makes the PRC-Red-1 easy to install while shooting. The viewfinder protector takes just seconds to attach thanks to a dependable waterproof zipper. The rigid front hood comes outfitted with a hot shoe connector that anchors and stabilizes the rain cover on the camera. The rain cover’s front section constructed of waterproof polypropylene board covers and protects the lens and matte box system. Plus atop the hood a six-inch ABS track allows for the addition of an on-camera light or wireless receiver. U.S. list price for the Petrol PRC-Red-1 transparent rain cover is $199. Petrol