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Pelican 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black)

B&H # PE1470FB Mfr # 1470-000-110
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You Pay: $138.99
Product Highlights
  • Watertight Dustproof Case
  • Automatic Pressure Equalization Valve
  • Rubber Over-Molded Handle
  • Three-Piece Foam Set

The Pelican 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black)) is a watertight, dustproof and corrosion-proof case with a slim attache design. It is made of Ultra High Impact structural copolymer polypropylene that makes it extremely strong and durable. It has an Automatic Pressure Equalization Valve for changes in altitude or temperature. It can be carried by a comfortable rubber over-molded handle, or an optional removable, padded, ergonomic shoulder strap.

This case includes a three-piece foam set that consists of one "egg crate" foam upper section, one Pick 'N' Pluck foam section, and one 1.0" blank bottom foam section.

Unbreakable, watertight, airtight, dustproof, chemical-resistant and corrosion-proof case
Made of Ultra High Impact structural copolymer polypropylene that makes it extremely strong and durable
Open-cell core with solid wall design is strong, yet lightweight
Three-piece foam set that consists of one "egg crate" foam upper section, one Pick 'N' Pluck foam section, and one 1.0" blank bottom foam section
Automatic Pressure Equalization Valve for changes in altitude or temperature
Meets IP 57 and Military Standard C-4150J specifications
Temperature Rating -10 to +210° F (-23 to +99° C)
Carrying options
  • Comfortable rubber over-molded handle for carrying
  • Optional removable, padded, ergonomic shoulder strap
Material Exterior: High-impact structural copolymer polypropylene
Interior: Open cell core with solid wall design
Interior: Polyurethane foam
Waterproofing Watertight to 30'
O-ring seal
Maximum Buoyancy Floats in salt water with 24.91 lbs (11.3kg) load
Type of Closure Double safety locking latches with keys
Exterior Dimensions 16.68 x 13.06 x 4.37" (42.4 x 33.2 x 11.1cm) (LxWxD)
Interior Dimensions 15.62 x 10.43 x 3.75" (39.7 x 26.5 x 9.5 cm) (LxWxD)
Lid depth: 1.37" (3.5cm)
Bottom depth: 2.37" (6.0cm)
Interior Fitting Three-piece Pick 'n Pluck foam set
Accommodates Equipment that does require protection
Carrying/Transport Options Molded handle
Weight 5.51 lbs (2.5kg)
Pelican 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black)
  • Set of Keys
  • 1473 O-Ring
  • 1471 Foam Set (Replacement)
  • Lifetime Warranty
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    Pelican1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black)
     
    4.8

    (based on 28 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (21)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Rugged (21)
    • Good protection (16)
    • Weather proof (15)
    • Stylish (5)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Heavy duty protection (14)
      • Travel (12)
      • Commuting (8)
      • Wet weather (5)
      • Cold / extreme (4)
        • Sizing:
        • Feels full size too small

           

          Feels half size too small

           

          Feels true to size

           

          100% 

          (5 reviews)

          Feels half size too big

           

          Feels full size too big

           
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Practical (12), High-end shopper (5)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (14), Business (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (15)

      Reviewed by 28 customers

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      5.0

      Just can't beat Pelican!

      By VideoHunter

      from Saint Peters, MO

      Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

      Bought this case to carry all of my small camera gear for hunting. GoPros, Handicams & support gear fit perfectly. Everything is dry and well protected during travel. Pelican is the best case for the money, period!

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      5.0

      Like a suit of armor for your computer

      By Fritz

      from Hollywood, California

      About Me High-End Shopper, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Protection
      • Rugged
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Heavy Duty Protection
        • Rental Equipment
        • School
        • Travel

        Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

        I own an equipment rental company in Los Angeles and this case takes great care of my Macbook Pro. Plenty of room for the computer and the power supply. It also makes a professional statement when you hand it to a customer. It looks like quality. It's not too big or heavy. I can't think of one CON. Pelican is great.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Pelican = quality

        By Fritz

        from Hollywood ca

        Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

        A great case for my 13 in MacBook Pro. Always worried about it in the flimsy sleeve I carried it in. Seemed like it offered no protection at all. This car is like a suit of armor. Not too big. Not too heavy. The Mac and power supply fit nicely.

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        5.0

        Very Strong and Stylish

        By SoBePhoto

        from Miami Beach, FL

        About Me Practical, Professional photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Built In Locks
        • Double Action Latches
        • Good Protection
        • Rugged
        • Stylish
        • Weatherproof

        Cons

        • No Strap
        • Not Enough Pockets

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Heavy Duty Protection
        • Location shooting
        • Looking Very Cool
        • Travel

        Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

        Now you too can look like a cyber tech character from the movies. In addition, this case is strong and waterproof. The latches have a built in safety mechanism and will never open accidentally, and sometimes it won't open intentionally either. Built in locks are also incorporated in the latches.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Pelican 1470 Purchase

        By Shoe's

        from Fort Myers,FL

        About Me High-End Shopper, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Rugged
        • Weatherproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Heavy Duty Protection

          Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

          This was not my first purchase from B&H Photo. Their service is second to none ! The 1470 case is PERFECT for my use. I would look to B&H for quality and PRICE before making a "buy" decision. They are the BEST.....by far !! 5 STARS PLUS !

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          This case will last a lifetime

          By Whipp

          from Richmond , VA

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Protection
          • Rugged
          • Stylish
          • Weatherproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Heavy Duty Protection
            • Travel

            Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

            Awesome Product !!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            MacBook Pro w/ Retina Case

            By Thomas the bicycle commuter

            from Santa Barbara, CA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Protection
            • Rugged
            • Weatherproof

            Cons

            • No Strap

            Best Uses

            • Commuting
            • Heavy Duty Protection
            • Travel

            Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

            I wanted the smallest possible Pelican case for my MBP and this one is perfect. I purchased the Pelican 1490 as well and it was simply too big and too heavy for my needs. The foam on the bottom is cut into rows that are about 1/4" thick and you can cut out the shape that fits your device perfectly. After doing so I have only one row of foam on one edge but I have 2 or 3 rows on the other edges which is fine for my needs. I used the foam that I removed to build compartments below the laptop to hold my power brick and magic mouse. Next step is to find some pannier mounts so I can throw this on my bicycle which was the entire point of getting such a heavy duty case.

            My only complaint is with the foam itself. While it is precut on the vertical it would be nice if it was precut on the horizontal plane as well for full customization.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            I just love it..

            By Agustin Z

            from Illinois

            About Me Practical, Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Protection
            • Stylish
            • Weatherproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Heavy Duty Protection
              • Travel

              Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

              In short words, just love it. Easy to handle, secure, perfect for my 14" laptop.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              great product

              By Stan

              from Boca Raton, FL

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

                    like the case, good price. keep doing great service. Stan

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Used it for a gun case

                    By Ron

                    from Edmond OK

                    About Me High-End Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Rugged

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Heavy Duty Protection

                      Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

                      Just the right size for 2 pistols. Quality foam and construction.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      It's a plastic case...with foam

                      By jpaulv415

                      from San Francisco CA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                      Pelican cases are the best bang for the buck, I have them for all my camera equipment. Bought this one for my Macbook Air. Only complaint is: the pick and pluck foam is not layered, meaning if you pluck you lose the entire depth of the foam insert, leaving only the eggcrate foam on top and the flat foam layer on the bottom. Which means too much depth for a Macbook Air as it would float between the two layers rather than be snugly secured. So, I opted to NOT PLUCK, leaving the Macbook on top of the pick and pluck layer. It's so thin you can still close the lid without damaging the computer.

                      As my mama always said: THINK BEFORE YOU PLUCK!

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                      5.0

                      nice case

                      By j

                      from new jersey

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Protection
                      • Rugged
                      • Weatherproof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Heavy Duty Protection

                        Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                        Great quality

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Exactly what I wanted

                        By Scott

                        from South East

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Strap
                        • Good Protection
                        • Rugged
                        • Weatherproof

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Commuting
                          • Heavy Duty Protection
                          • Travel

                          Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                          I bought this product with foam, and also bought extra foam for other uses. Currently this case is used for transporting firearms on trips. Extremely nice.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great Case

                          By ole Bill

                          from Dayton, Oh

                          About Me Practical

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Protection
                          • Rugged
                          • Weatherproof

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

                              This is a well made case and I'm very happy with it.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Rugged, and will fit a 15.6

                              By CK

                              from Wisconsin

                              About Me Practical

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Good Protection
                              • Rugged
                              • Weatherproof

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Heavy Duty Protection
                                • Travel

                                Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                                Purchased this for use as a laptop case for a 15.6" Toshiba notebook. It just fits, with a row of foam around the perimeter. I was able to fit my charger, a portable HD, and a cordless mouse in the case, too. While using it this way doesn't provide as much padding around the edges, the convoluted foam on the lid keeps the notebook centered in the case. This is just what I needed, because I wanted a lower profile that the 1490 or 1495 series. The pick & pluck foam is easy to cut vertically, but I had some trouble cutting it horizontally.

                                B&H was easy to order from, and fast to ship.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Awesome Case!

                                By Ray

                                from Providence, RI

                                About Me Practical

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Protection
                                • Rugged

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Commuting
                                  • Heavy Duty Protection
                                  • School
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

                                  I recently bought a Macbook Pro, and wanted the best protection for it. Not only was it a great snug fit, all of the people at the apple store were giving me compliments on it how it was a great way to protect my investment, and that it was the most protective case they've seen. The case is very hard. Hard enough to support my bodyweight standing on the side of it with no harm done to the contents inside. Great case! One of my best purchases ever!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Solid Protection

                                  By Cludude

                                  from Peoria, AZ

                                  About Me Practical

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Good Protection
                                  • Rugged
                                  • Stylish
                                  • Weatherproof

                                  Cons

                                  • Strap is an option

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Commuting
                                  • Heavy Duty Protection
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                                  Got this for my new MacBook Pro 15". Protection was my main concern and this baby is rock solid! Nice fit and finish and I carry my laptop with peace of mind. It IS a little heavy with the computer safely tucked inside, but its worth the extra weight for the protection factor. Be mindful of things around you (I carry mine with the optional strap) as you can skin up paint finishes on walls and automobiles if you let the case swing freely. You'll have to find another way to bring any accessories along as the case is just big enough for the computer. In fact, I had to remove a little more foam than I would have liked on the sides - especially the top and bottom, but I still feel there is adequate cushioning. One more size up would have added more cushion, but more bulk and weight, as well. The latches are solid and lockable. I like that they offer this in "Desert Tan", its a nice color option. I am also considering using the case to do "double duty" by purchasing the replacement foam and adding a set up to carry microphones to my my music gigs. Great case!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Business
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Beautiful case

                                  By Joe with the Harley

                                  from Michigan

                                  About Me High-End Shopper, Practical

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Good Protection
                                  • Rugged
                                  • Weatherproof

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Commuting
                                    • Heavy Duty Protection
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

                                    This laptop case would be perfect for my Sony Vaio VPCZ1 ... but my goal of using this case in the saddle bag of my Road King Classic. Unfortunately, there just wasn't enough clearance near the rear of the case.

                                    I wish!

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Business

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                                    5.0

                                    Doesn't shoot flames, but it's o.k.

                                    By Ansel Disfarmer

                                    from New Paltz, N.Y.

                                    About Me High-End Shopper, Practical

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Good Protection
                                    • Weatherproof

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Black):

                                      I put a newly purchased Mac Pro Book in it. Watertight, you can drop it without it breaking, and most importantly, the weight wasn't something I would mind carrying a distance if necessary.On the other hand, if you want the more expensive model that weighs more, but is as highly bulletproof as can be, take it. This is the "weakest" Pelican case I own, and I think that number is around 15 - 16.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal

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                                      5.0

                                      Nice case when you have gear to protect

                                      By DocMedia of OMNI Productions

                                      from Carmel, Indiana

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Good Protection
                                      • Rugged
                                      • Weatherproof

                                      Cons

                                      • No cons to this case

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Heavy Duty Protection

                                      Comments about 1470 Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                                      We are using this case for 3 Sennheiser Wireless Systems. If you layout it out carefully it will also hold a couple of hand-held mics as well.

                                      It really is a solid little case about the size of an attache case.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business

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