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Pelican 1620 Case with Foam (Black)

B&H # PE1620FB Mfr # 1620-020-110
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You Pay: $213.92
Product Highlights
  • Unbreakable, Watertight, Hard Case
  • Ultra-high Impact Structural Copolymer
  • Six-piece Foam Insert Set
  • Built-in Purge Valve
  • Watertight to 30'
  • Side and Top Large Haul Handles
  • Retractable Extension Handle
  • Built-in Wheels with SS Ball Bearings

The Pelican 1620 Case with Foam (Black) is an unbreakable, watertight, airtight, dustproof, chemical resistant and corrosion proof hard case used to carry any kind of equipment that needs to be protected from the elements. It is made of Ultra-High Impact structural copolymer that makes it extremely strong and durable. It has a 0.25" (6.4 mm) neoprene o-ring, ABS latches that seal perfectly and includes an automatic purge valve for quick equalization after changes in atmospheric pressure.

The 1620 comes with two side haul handles, front haul handle, an extension handle and strong polyurethane wheels with stainless steel bearings. It has an effortless release latch for the extension handle. The padlock protectors provide added strength and extra security against cutting and theft. It is NATO-codified and tested to MIL C-4150J (Military Standard).

This case has a six-piece foam insert set.

Unbreakable, watertight, airtight, dustproof, chemical resistant and corrosion proof case
Made of Ultra-High Impact structural copolymer that makes it extremely strong and durable
Includes a six-piece foam set that consists of one "egg crate" foam upper section, four Pick 'N Pluck foam sections and one 1.0" blank bottom foam section
Built-in purge valve for changes in altitude or temperature
NATO codified and tested to MIL C-4150J (Military Standard)
Temperature rating -10 to +210° F (-23 to +99° C)
Carrying options
  • Two large side haul handles
  • Large front haul handle
  • Retractable extension handle
  • Strong polyurethane wheels with stainless steel bearings
Padlock protectors provide added strength and extra security against cutting and theft.
Material Exterior: High-impact structural copolymer polypropylene
Interior: Polyurethane foam
Waterproofing Watertight to 30'
O-Ring sealed
Maximum Buoyancy Floats in salt water with 150 lbs (68.04kg) load
Type of Closure Hinged with double latches
Padlock protectors
Interior Fitting 1.7 lb Polyurethane foam
Accommodates Equipment that requires protection from shock and the elements
Carrying/Transport Options Front haul handle
Two side haul handles
Retractable extension handle
Built-in wheels
Lid Depth 2.0" (5.1 cm)
Bottom Depth 10.5" (26.7 cm)
Total Depth 12.5" (31.8 cm)
Interior Dimensions 21.5 x 16.4 x 12.5" (56.6 x 41.7 x 31.8 cm)
Exterior Dimensions 24.8 x 19.4 x 13.8" (63.0 x 49.2 x 35.0 cm)
Weight 24.6 lb (11.2 kg)
Pelican 1620 Case with Foam (Black)
  • 1621 Foam Set
  • Lifetime Warranty
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    Pelican1620 Case with Foam (Black)
     
    4.8

    (based on 72 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (60)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (11)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (48)
    • Well padded (30)
    • Very protective (27)
    • Lightweight (23)
    • Durable (18)

    Cons

    • Heavy (8)
    • Heavy / bulky (5)

    Best Uses

    • Protecting gear (34)
    • Transporting gear (34)
    • Storing gear (26)
    • Travel (18)
    • Storage (14)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (18), Semi-pro photographer (17), Casual photographer (3), Photo enthusiast (3), Tech savvy (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (56)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Perfect for my SMART Traveling Roadshow

    I use this case to store my demo equipment: document camera, two netbooks, wireless slate, router, and 30 handheld clicker devices with all of their power/USB cables. It is perfect and...Read complete review

    I use this case to store my demo equipment: document camera, two netbooks, wireless slate, router, and 30 handheld clicker devices with all of their power/USB cables. It is perfect and allows me peace of mind when I'm checking it in at the airport. The roller wheels make it easy to maneuver and get from baggage claim to the rental car.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Solid, Rugged

    I bought two of these -- one for a lighting kit and one for a camcorder with matte box. The shell is tough -- very rigid and durable. The wheels in combination with...Read complete review

    I bought two of these -- one for a lighting kit and one for a camcorder with matte box. The shell is tough -- very rigid and durable. The wheels in combination with the extendable handle make the case very easy to move.

    Despite many complains elsewhere on the web about Pelican's old latches, the new latches work very well and do not strain the hands at all. They are easy and straight forward.

    The Pick-N-Pluck form is easy enough to use, but I don't care for it. I found myself tearing beyond many corners and occasionally ripping a chunk of foam that hadn't been scored correctly in the manufacturing process. Also, if you have a piece of equipment that is triangular or rhomboid, there is no elegant way to Pick-N-Pluck a diagonal. In the end, I'd rather have had the option of cutting my own holes.

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    5.0

    Pelican - Perfect

    By Know-Etic Sound Inc.

    from Orlando, FL

    Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

    This item speaks for it's self. Solid. As described. Can't go wrong!

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    5.0

    great product are a great price

    By kenny

    from New york New york

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction

    Cons

    • Bulky

    Best Uses

    • Protecting Gear
    • Storing Gear
    • Transporting Gear

    Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

    We use these cases many time a month. they are durable and keep the contents protected. Great product for our business.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Customizable case with attitude

    By Ed the IT guy

    from Bartow, Florida

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adaptable
    • Customizable
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction
    • Tough
    • Very Protective
    • Well Padded

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Protecting Gear
    • Rolling Storage
    • Securing Tablets
    • Storing Gear
    • Transporting Gear

    Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

    We purchased this case to transport and house laptops and tablets for our business. What a case. Tough as nails with great features such as easy to use latches, holes for locks, and pluck-able foam for custom fit. Add the retractable tow handle and sturdy wheels and its an easy combination for any purpose.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Does what you expect

    By RM Photographer

    from Spokane, WA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction
    • Very Protective
    • Well Padded

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Protecting Gear
    • Storing Gear
    • Transporting Gear

    Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

    Solid, foam is easy to pick and fit gear.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Solid Product

    By Buyer

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong Construction
    • Very Protective
    • Well Padded

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Protecting Gear
      • Storing Gear
      • Transporting Gear

      Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

      Solid sturdy case does the job with ease

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Pelican 1620 Case

      By RF Guys

      from Fresno, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction
      • Very Protective
      • Well Padded

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

        The case is exactly as we needed. We required a good sturdy case and this one delivers as expected.

        B& H had it in stock and the price could not be beat, great shipping rate and

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Strong Case for DJI Phantom

        By David

        from Pittsburgh, PA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Construction
        • Very Protective
        • Well Padded

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

        I use this as a protective case for a DJI Phantom quadcopter. Easy to transport and easy to carry all necessary components within the case. And peace of mind, knowing that everything inside is safe from damage.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Pelican Case 1620 Its Not For The Birds

        By JJ Walker

        from Michigan

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Construction
        • Very Protective
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

          I bought the Pelican 1620 to store my dye-sub printer, I could't ask for a better product. I noticed that other resellers offer this product without foam for almost the same price that B&H sells it for WITH foam..... NICE!!!!

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          • No

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          4.0

          Great case for gear

          By GEMS

          from Washington, D.C.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective
          • Well Padded

          Cons

          • Bulky

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

          I actually bought this for transporting music gear (guitar pedals) on airplanes. The case meets ATA specs for flying and as long as you keep it under 50lbs it is not oversize or overweight. It is a little bulkier / heavier than I expected - with my gear packed inside the total weight came to 48.5 lbs!!! but it is a great case and the wheels and pull handle work great.

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          • No

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          5.0

          A little pricey but worth it

          By The Big Kahuna

          from Flat Rock, MI

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective
          • Well Padded

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

          Used to carry my event printer and I'm confident it's well protected.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Great gear box

          By Sean the IT Guy

          from Portland, OR

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Love The Pickpluck Foam
          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective
          • Well Padded

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear

            Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

            Our church meets in a gymnasium, and have to setup and tear down every Sunday. We cannot permanently mount our projector, and have gone through a couple over the years due to travel. We will be storing our church projector, laptop, and external monitor in this case and keeping it stored in a closet on site. Great way to go to increase protection, still maintain portability, and organize our equipment.

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            • No

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            5.0

            One solid case

            By Johnny-O

            from Southeast PA, USA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Strong Construction
            • Very Protective
            • Well Padded

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear
              • Storing Gear
              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

              Easy to custom configure a multi layer caring case that is "Everything-proof". I had mine set up in 20 min...so easy to do. Use chalk to make outlines of your objects then just pluck out the foam squares you need to remove. It is that simple! LOVE this case!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Worth the price

              By Blackbomber

              from Danbury, CT

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Strong Construction
              • Very Protective
              • Well Padded

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                While not cheap (although B&H price was most reasonable), this unit is worth it, as all Pelican products I've used. Pluck and pull foam makes light work of fitting contents. And B&H's fast free shipping (in my case) made this a no-brainer.

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                5.0

                Just as good as a Pelican

                By Tab

                from NJ

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Strong Construction
                • Stylish
                • Very Protective
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                Just as good as a pelican but the pelican I couldn't find in this exact size i needed. I am using it to hold my Arri L7C and if fits perfect and there is room for the barn doors and a 1/2 scrim.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Serves the purpose

                By Zacojam

                from New York, NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Strong Construction
                • Very Protective

                Cons

                • Foam Falls Apart

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                The case protect my equipment fully. The down side is that the pluck out foam eventually gets messed up and falls apart.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great Buy

                By JJAYH

                from Duluth, mn

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Strong Construction
                • Very Protective
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Protecting Gear
                  • Storing Gear
                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                  Lowest cost on the web with cheap shipping.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Stellar as always

                  By DJCain.

                  from Salina, Ks

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Very Protective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                      The Pelican company always delivers and there is not a better place to get your Pelican case or anything else they sell than B&H Photo. Great products and fast shipping all with great prices. Thank you B&H!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      My first Pelican case. Very pleased.

                      By RK

                      from Jax, FL

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Strong Construction
                      • Very Protective
                      • Well Padded

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Transporting Gear
                        • Traveling With Gear

                        Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                        I did a lot of looking around at cases that could carry some lighting equipment securely while also meeting airline checked baggage requirements. This case fit the bill. It's so sturdy that it has me looking at all of my other gear cases making me wish I'd started buying Pelican a lot sooner.

                        My only complaint is that it's almost too big for my needs, which really isn't much of a complaint.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Stronger than Superman

                        By Vaz Photography

                        from Toronto, Ontario. Canada

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction
                        • Very Protective
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                        Purchased this product to protect my DNP DS-40 printer during transport. It's the best case I have ever purchased, even better then my custom made roadcases. I would certainly advise anyone needing a protective case for their important gear to pick one of these (or another Pelican Model)up.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Tough cases

                        By GSS

                        from Grass Valley, CA

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Bulky

                        Best Uses

                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 1620 Case with Foam (Black):

                        Used for Gyro-Stabilized Camera Systems, easier to move around with the rollers. The only downside of the pick and pull foam is that it doesn't last long... with many shipments pieces come out and the fit loosens up.

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