Petrol Unveils Its Raincover Weather Protection Tool

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Fri, 11/07/2008 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Petrol a Vitec Group brand has introduced the PRC-EX1 transparent Raincover a weather protection device for Sony PMW-EX1 and HVR-Z7 cameras. 

Petrol's one-piece design makes the Raincover easy to install even while shooting. Constructed largely of clear polyurethane for maximum visibility the PRC-EX1 offers quick access to all camera features and enables work with the flip out LCD screen fully open. A hot shoe connector in the cover's rigid front hood section anchors and stabilizes it on camera. At the rear durable waterproof rubber fabric surrounds and protects the viewfinder. 

 The PRC-EX1 Raincover is the latest Petrol accessory for popular cameras like the Sony EX1. Other compatible products include the Dr. Petrol Bag Camlap Trolley Backpack and the PMH-3 Mini Hood for the camcorder's fold-out monitor. Petrol