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Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black)

B&H # PE1650B Mfr # 1650-021-110
You Pay: $203.97
Product Highlights
  • Unbreakable, Watertight, Hard Case
  • Ultra-high Impact Structural Copolymer
  • Empty Interior
  • Built-in Automatic Purge Valve
  • Watertight to 30'
  • Oversized Folding Handle
  • Top Handle
  • Retractable Extension Handle
  • Built-in Wheels
  • Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence

The Pelican 1650NF Case without 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 1650NF comes with a top handle, oversized side handle, a retractable 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.

This case has an empty interior.

Construction
  • Ultra-high Impact structural copolymer
  • Watertight, crushproof, and dust proof
  • Open-cell core with solid wall design
  • Empty interior
  • Easy open double throw latches
  • Stainless steel padlock protectors
  • O-ring seal
  • Automatic pressure equalization valve
  • Stainless steel hardware
Temperature rating -10 to +210°F (-23 to +99°C)
Carrying options
  • Top handle
  • Oversized folding handle
  • Retractable extension handle
  • Four strong polyurethane wheels with stainless steel bearings
1650 Certificates
  • IP67 (1 meter submersion for 30 minutes)
  • Def Stan 81-41/STANAG 4280
Unconditional Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence
Material Exterior: Ultra-high Impact copolymer
Exterior: Open-cell core with solid wall design
Interior: Empty interior
Type of Closure Double throw latches
Stainless steel padlock protectors
Waterproofing Watertight to 30' (9 m)
O-Ring sealed
Maximum Buoyancy 181 lb (82.1 kg)
Interior Fitting Empty
Accommodates Equipment that does not require protection
Carrying/Transport Options Carry handles
Retractable handle
Built-in wheels
Volume 3 cubic feet (87.4 cubic decimeters)
Interior Dimensions 17.5 x 28.6 x 10.7" (44.5 x 72.6 x 27.1 cm)
Lid Depth: 1.8" (4.7 cm)
Bottom Depth: 8.8" (22.3 cm)
Total Depth: 10.7" (27.2 cm)
Exterior Dimensions 20.5 x 31.6 x 12.5" (52.0 x 80.3 x 31.8 cm)
Weight 28 lb (12.7 kg)
Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black)
  • 1653 O-Ring
  • Unconditional Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence
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    Pelican1650NF Case without Foam (Black)
     
    4.8

    (based on 24 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (20)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (21)
    • Very protective (19)
    • Stylish (8)
    • Lightweight (7)
    • Well padded (4)

    Cons

    • Heavy (8)
    • Heavy / bulky (3)

    Best Uses

    • Protecting gear (20)
    • Transporting gear (20)
    • Storing gear (17)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (6), Casual photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (16)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Just what I wanted

    I lug a lot of camera around the world and Pelican cases have always held up to the beatings they take. I love the Pelican 1650 since I can load a good amount of...Read complete review

    I lug a lot of camera around the world and Pelican cases have always held up to the beatings they take. I love the Pelican 1650 since I can load a good amount of gear inside and not worry at all. I originally bought the Pelican 1650 when the new model came out about 3 years ago and Pelican has really made some nice changes to the case, especially trimming some weight off of it. I currently own 3 Pelican cases and I love them all.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Great Size

    This case is the perfect size for a suitcase or for larger camera equipment. Love the handle and the wheels. I have purchased many pelican cases for different applications and I have loved them...Read complete review

    This case is the perfect size for a suitcase or for larger camera equipment. Love the handle and the wheels. I have purchased many pelican cases for different applications and I have loved them all, but the lid and hinges on the 1650 do not feel quite as sturdy as all the rest.

    Reviewed by 24 customers

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    5.0

    1650NF Case without Foam

    By rdoloc

    from houston

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction
    • Very Protective

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Protecting Gear
    • Storing Gear
    • Transporting Gear

    Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

    Very sturdy and secure box .can lock uour stuf up also!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Excellent case

    By Doctor D

    from Orlando, Florida

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Protecting Gear
      • Storing Gear
      • Transporting Gear

      Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

      It fit perfect for our equipments

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Outstanding case!

      By Jimbo

      from Hot Springs, AR

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Rugged
      • Strong Construction
      • Stylish
      • Very Protective

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Protecting Gear
      • Storing Gear
      • Transporting Gear

      Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

      The Pelican case is super, keeps my mobile office gear intact and organized. I've used Pelican cases for years, and they are worth the money.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Best out there

      By Aguilar Photography

      from Pasadena, Ca

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction
      • Stylish
      • Very Protective

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

        I was looking for a case to fit all of my strobes. Well this is the perfect case. Im able to fit 3 Alien Bees B1600 with space to still fit one more Alien Bee with a couple of Vagabond Minis. Love it. Best purchase I've made so far.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Excellent Product!

        By JEV

        from Hawaii

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great for travel
        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction
        • Stylish
        • Very Protective
        • Well Padded

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storage
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear
        • Travelling

        Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

        I received my 1650NF Pelican Case and it's money well spent. Strong and excellent construction in every way, and will be using it for travel. Friends are wanting one after seeing the case.I definitely recommend this case to everyone. Also great and easy to navigate website, best prices, and fast shipping by bhphotovideo! Excellent customer Service!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Excellent for travel

        By Sylvester

        from Las Vegas, Nv

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Strong Construction
        • Very Protective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

          Used for international travel. Works great in keeping all items safe.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          3.0

          Great Size

          By Peggy

          from West Virginia

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Stylish
          • Well Padded

          Cons

          • Not As Sturdy As The Rest

          Best Uses

          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

          This case is the perfect size for a suitcase or for larger camera equipment. Love the handle and the wheels. I have purchased many pelican cases for different applications and I have loved them all, but the lid and hinges on the 1650 do not feel quite as sturdy as all the rest.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great Case! (a little heavy)

          By Kevin

          from St. Louis, MO

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective
          • Well Padded

          Cons

          • Bulky
          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

          I own two of these cases and I am super happy with them. When you spend thousands of dollars on equipment a case is the best insurance you can buy. The only downside to these cases is that they are heavy, so they aren't perfect for everyone. But if you are looking for a case that can take a beating and protect your gear, look no further!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Protection and Room for EVERYTHING

          By Moose

          from Knoxville, TN

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

            I needed a big storage case for all of my clothes and some gear for long trips - and was especially looking for something secure and waterproof that i could just toss in the back of my truck. This one's perfect. HUGE. Locks tight and will secure anything I put in there.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Can't break 'em!

            By Sojourner turner

            from new paltz, ny

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                I have four tied to ladders on a ladder rack on top of the van. For being a gypsy, you know? This morning, I tried to use tie-downs on a 1610, but it wouldn't work because the 1650NF has handles, and the 1610 does not.
                Well, I forgot that the 1610 was still on the roof when I went for a drive, and lo and behold, it stayed on top of the roof for 3 miles down the road, but when I hung a left turn at 35mph, the 1610 flew off the roof onto the pavement. Nobody hurt, and neither was the 1610! But get a 1650, and this will never happen to you. Can't beat 'em with a stick! (The 1610 was still empty as nothing was in it yet.)

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                • No

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                5.0

                15 Pelican cases, I own.

                By Sojourner turner

                from new paltz, ny

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Strong Construction
                • Stylish
                • Very Protective

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Protecting Gear
                  • Storing Gear
                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                  I should buy stock in the company!

                  I now have three like this 1650NF to strap, cable and lock to the aluminum ladders attached to the ladder holders. The 1650NF is for our clothes, and back up stuff as the ole lady and I travel this great country on backroads and back alleys across America to see the family. Can't beat 'em with a stick, and I am not sure which, the family or the cases, I am talking about?

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Cargo van roof top suitcase.

                  By sojourner turner

                  from new paltz, ny

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Construction
                  • Very Protective

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Protecting Gear
                    • Storing Gear
                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                    I have three of these now to lash to the ladders on the ladder racks of my Chevy van to hold my wardrobe On The Road. The other Pelican cases inside my van hold the camera equipment. If I get a fourth of these 1650's, I may just make a platform bed out of them on the roof and sleep up there under a tent tarp. With three of these topside, I have room inside the van to do my work, even lay down and take a snooze, count some ZZZ's, and dream.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    A little too heavy

                    By P

                    from Baltimore, MD

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Strong Construction
                    • Very Protective

                    Cons

                    • Bulky
                    • Heavy

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                      Got the roller to hold photography lights and all its accessories. However, this was way too heavy. I ended up returning it due to the excessive weight.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great case

                      By SCUBA Tim

                      from Atlanta Ga

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Strong Construction
                      • Very Protective

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                        I use the 1650 for transporting all my SCUBA gear. As a instructor come in handy because you never know what the condition bring and not having to worry about some of my equipment being damaged if tanks come free or people not pay attention. It great knowing that my investments of safe.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Perfect Storage Case

                        By BZK

                        from Los Angeles

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Strong Construction
                        • Very Protective

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Storing Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                          I am a Police Officer and need to store emergency equipment in my personal car. This Pelican case fits perfectly into the rear of my SVU and protects my gear and allows me to securely lock it. Great construction and a must for anyone who really want to protect their valuables.

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                          • No

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                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          HEAVY DUTY CASE BY PELICAN

                          By Rose

                          from New York

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Very Protective

                          Cons

                          • Heavy

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear

                          Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                          i HAVE USED TO SHIP MY DELITACATE THINGS.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great for Lights

                          By Westernmassphotog

                          from sprinfield MA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight
                          • Strong Construction
                          • Very Protective

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Protecting Gear
                            • Storing Gear
                            • Transporting Gear

                            Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                            Nice and big

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Perfect Solution for our needs!

                            By Joe

                            from Columbia, SC

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Strong Construction
                            • Very Protective

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Protecting Gear
                              • Storing Gear
                              • Transporting Gear

                              Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                              I purchased 3-of these cases for our network installation team. We're able to place an array of 12-(9x6")small boxes on end which contain 4-different sizes of CAT6 cables in 3-different colors. Everything stays neat and organized and the case travels well through FedEx. Where as the original double-walled cardboard box could only withstand a few trips before needing replacement. The case is probably overkill for this purpose, but it is also very convenient to move around the work-site using the roll-along handle and wheels. It also projects a professional image to our clients. And finally it is a real time saver when the job is finished and we don't have to bother with packing tape while rushed to catch our flight.

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                              5.0

                              Very good for our purpose

                              By wilfried

                              from New York, NY

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                              • Heavy

                              Best Uses

                              • Protecting Gear
                              • Transporting Gear

                              Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                              Pack breakable wares for trnsportation

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                              5.0

                              Great case

                              By Denny

                              from Detroit

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Strong Construction
                              • Stylish
                              • Very Protective

                              Cons

                              • Bulky
                              • Heavy

                              Best Uses

                              • Protecting Gear
                              • Storing Gear
                              • Transporting Gear

                              Comments about Pelican 1650NF Case without Foam (Black):

                              I'm a wedding photographer and I use this case for my gear. I had a smaller pelican case that could only fit the bare essentials. Now with the 1650 I can store 3 camera bodies, multiple lenses, camera accessories,multiple strobes and even a studio light. Its convenient to have everything fit in to one case because I find myself constantly on the move without an extra set of hands and making a second trip back to the car takes time. The wheels provide a lot of assistance as well but after having the case completely loaded it can weigh around 80 lbs which can be a challenge lifting in to your automobile. Over all I'm happy about this purchase knowing my equipment is protected and in addition to all the benefits I mentioned before.

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