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Pelican Desiccant Silica Gel for All Cases

B&H # PE1500D Mfr # 1500-500-000
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Pelican silica gel will help prevent condensation from forming inside cases. Condensation will form in a case when you take it from a warm to cooler environment.

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PelicanSilica Gel
 
4.7

(based on 107 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (82)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (85)
  • Lightweight (62)
  • Reliable (57)
  • Durable (55)

Cons

  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Travel (62)
  • Everyday (61)
  • Home (25)
  • Landscape photography (15)
  • Studio (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (77)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-professional (33), Professional (32), Enthusiast (29), Casual user (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

SAVED my Lens!

My lens had considerable amounts of condensation build-up and no matter what I did I could not reverse it. I tried every trick I could find online and after 5 days decided that I...Read complete review

My lens had considerable amounts of condensation build-up and no matter what I did I could not reverse it. I tried every trick I could find online and after 5 days decided that I needed to try this product. After 48 hours in a ziploc bag with my lens, ALL condensation is gone. This product is amazing and I give it my highest recommendation.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I'm sure it does it's job, however...

I put this in a gun case. When I opened the case several months later, the gel tin had popped open and there were silica balls everywhere. I think I know what happened....Read complete review

I put this in a gun case. When I opened the case several months later, the gel tin had popped open and there were silica balls everywhere. I think I know what happened. I put a ball in water and watched it under a 10x loupe. It appeared to swell up. It's possible that as it absorbs moisture, the silica could swell and can pop open the tin, sending little balls everywhere. Just put on rubber band around the thing and you'll be good. Just make sure you take the band off when you put it in the oven to dry it out.

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5.0

Does what it says

By Big Boy

from Chicago, IL

About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Studio
    • Traveling

    Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

    So far, so good. No issues.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    3.0

    good but takes 3 hrs in oven to recharge

    By chris

    from hilo, hawaii

    About Me Semi-Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

    • Long Recharge Time

    Best Uses

    • Photography Storage

    Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

    Easy to use, simply place item in desired photography storage container and use until beads lose color from pinkish orange to clear. Then bake in oven at 350 F for 3 hrs.

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    • No

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    5.0

    A good thing to have in Florida

    By Happy Flyfisher

    from New Smyrna Beach, FL

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Equipment Storage
      • Everyday use

      Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

      It is HUMID in Florida in the summer. Having a way of keeping my precision equipment dry to prevent mildew, rust, and corrosion is a must. I store my camera gear in a Pelican waterproof case and put one of these in the case. That keeps everything dry.

      As you open and close the case, these cartridges, eventually, need to be recharged ... but that is easy ... just pop them in the oven at 300 degrees for three hours.

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      5.0

      Great Add On

      By Abi

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Traveling

        Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

        I bought this to keep in my Pelican 1514 Carry On 1510 Case to prevent condensation in any of my gear. I recently traveled to Cuba and with the weather down there, I ended up with very foggy lenses when I stored them just in my backpack. Can't wait to travel with my new case and not have to worry.

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        5.0

        Reuasable silica

        By freqbox

        from Long Beach, CA

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

            Not very exciting, but it does its job well. It's a tin and wont break as easy as the soft bags silica usually comes in, and it's reuasable if you bake it in the over per the instructions.

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            5.0

            Great Product

            By Dave

            from Bangkok

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Traveling

              Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

              I like using this to keep gear stored in waterproof cases dry. It is nice that you can dry them out and re use them.

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              • No

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              5.0

              works as advertised

              By Bill

              from Walnut Creek, CA

              About Me Semi-Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use

                Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                Got a couple of these. They are used in cases that store camcorder and portable wireless mic gear among other electronics. Have not yet had to bake one to dry it out... awaiting the orange to go clear.

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                5.0

                Protect your electronics from moisture

                By Iceman

                from Oklahoma City, Okla

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use
                  • Storing Your Equipment
                  • Traveling

                  Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                  I have a Pelican 1514 case which protects and seals my camera equipment. Combining the airtight case with the Pelican Silica Gel, I am assured ti minimize any moisture content in the case.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  It Works

                  By Birkula

                  from Kings Beach, CA

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use

                    Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                    It works. The silica gel needed reheated in about 2 weeks after buying. I shoot snowboarding and my gear is exposed to a lot of moisture.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Reinforces My Case

                    By Dan Johnson

                    from Boston, MA. U. S. A.

                    Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                    I found a big bag of silica for my carry-on, this does double-duty as reinforcement between items in the foam of my Pelican case!

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                    5.0

                    Peace of mind ...

                    By JRod

                    from Saratoga Springs, NY

                    About Me Semi-Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                        Set and forget the silica gel in the Pelican case; then just check the gel color once in a while and bake as needed (not very often ...)

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                        5.0

                        it's dry

                        By dickyg

                        from woods bay montana

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                          it does what it does well

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Gellen

                          By WTP

                          from Texas

                          Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                          It is what it is. Works for what I bought it for.

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                          5.0

                          Great buy

                          By Stan

                          from North West, PA

                          About Me Semi-Professional

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                              Great size for putting in my pelican case to protect my camera gear from moisture. Strong contruction and it can be re-used time after time.

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                              5.0

                              Perfect size

                              By Xspeediant

                              from AZ

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                                  Purchased several to keep in my ammo cans. Perfect size, doesn't take much room.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  A Necessity

                                  By Mary

                                  from Shelter Island, NY

                                  About Me Casual user

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                                      I keep the Silica Gel in my Pelican box and wouldn't leave home without it. I use my box when I'm kayaking/canoeing, and often my hands are moist. Weather can be hot, muggy, and moisture in my box is inevitable. Best thing since sliced bread!

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                                      5.0

                                      Keep it dry

                                      By Mikey

                                      from OKC

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Reliable
                                      • Reusable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Everyday use
                                        • Traveling

                                        Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                                        Have three of these, one in each camera bag. Good insurance against too much humidity.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Don't Forget!

                                        By MD

                                        from Chicago, USA

                                        About Me Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact Design
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Reliable
                                        • Reusable

                                        Cons

                                        • Rough Edges

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Everyday use
                                        • Traveling

                                        Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                                        Nice little reusable packs to keep your gear dry! Having shot in many wet locations, it's comforting knowing that once the gear is back in the case, it's getting dried out. And it's REUSABLE! Just pop it in the oven for a while to dry it back out. MUCH better than those little paper packets.

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                                        5.0

                                        does what it claims

                                        By harbinger808

                                        from honolulu hawaii

                                        About Me Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Beach And Surf Photograph
                                          • Home
                                          • Traveling

                                          Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                                          these silica packs work great and are easily dried out in the oven!

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Great addition to any Camera Case

                                          By SS

                                          from Garland, Tx

                                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Everyday use
                                            • Traveling

                                            Comments about Pelican Silica Gel:

                                            Great idea. It is a little big, but I like its ability to regenerated and reused.

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                                            • No

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