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Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue)

B&H # POPB2500F Mfr # PB-2500F
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You Pay: $108.50
Product Highlights
  • For Video, Audio and Photo Equipment
  • TTX01 High-strength Resin Case
  • Cubed Foam Interior
  • Hard Rigid Grip Handles

The blue PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior from Porta Brace is a watertight, high-performance hard resin case for video, audio, and photographic equipment transportation and protection. It comes standard with hard carrying handles.

This case has a cubed foam interior.

Unbreakable, TTX01 high-strength plastic resin body construction backed by lifetime limited replacement warranty
High-density cubed foam for all gear configurations
10-20% lighter than the leading hard case brand
Pressure relief valve to maintain water tightness
Double hinged locking system for increased safety and security
Hard rigid grip handles for field comfort
Compatible with
  • Fostex PD-6 audio recorder
  • Audio recorders, mixers up to 17" long
  • Marshall V-LCD12.1, V-R104DP-2C, V-R104DP-HD, V-R104DP-HDA, V-R104DP-SD, V-R70DP, V-R70P-HDA, V-R70P-HDSDI, V-R70P-SD, V-R84DP-2C, V-R84DP-HD, V-R84DP-HDA, V-R84DP-SD monitors
  • Panasonic TC-7WMS1 monitor
  • Sharp 13S1U monitor
  • Sony LMD-650, LMD-9020, LMD-9030 monitors
  • Similar-sized video monitors up to 17" long
  • Canon GL-1, GL-2, XH-A1, XH-G1, XM-1, XM-2 camcorders
  • JVC DV300 camcorder
  • Panasonic AG-DVC30, AG-DVC80, AG-DVC80H, AG-DVX100, AG-DVX100A, AG-DVX100P camcorders
  • Panasonic BT-LH80W, BT-LH900 camcorders
  • Sony DCR-VX1000, DCR-VX2000, DCR-VX2100 camcorders
  • Sony DSR-PD150, DSR-PD170 camcorders
  • Sony HDR-FX7, HVR-V1U, HVR-Z1U camcorders
  • Sony PMW-EX1 camcorder
  • Similar-sized camcorders up to 17"long
  • Film or digital camera equipment
Material Exterior: TTX01 a high-strength plastic resin
Interior: High-density cubed foam
Type of Closure Double hinged locking system for increased safety and security
Exterior Dimensions 19 x 15.2 x 7.5" (48.26 x 38.61 x 19.05cm) (LxWxH)
Interior Dimensions 17.7 x 12.6 x 6.9" (44.96 x 32 x 17.53cm) (LxWxH)
Design Hard resin case
Accommodates Photo equipment and accessories
Video camcorder and accessories
Audio gear and accessories
Carrying/Transport Options Hard rigid grip handles for field comfort
Weight 7.93 lb (3.6kg)
Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue)
  • PB-2500FO Replacement Foam Set
  • Limited Lifetime Replacement Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Porta BracePB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue)
     
    4.7

    (based on 29 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (21)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (25)
    • Lightweight (23)
    • Very protective (22)
    • Well padded (22)
    • Stylish (11)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Transporting gear (26)
      • Protecting gear (25)
      • Storing gear (20)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (9), Pro photographer (7), Casual photographer (4), Professional (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (16)

      Reviewed by 29 customers

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      5.0

      Great cast

      By markgphil

      from Philadelphia, PA

      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 Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

        Nicely built and study. Worked really well for our panasonic projector and far superior to the manufacturer's cheap and overpriced nylon option that didn't really even fit right.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Nice Case

        By Dave the A/V Guy

        from Bowie, MD

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Price
        • Stylish
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

          Not as sturdy as an ATA case, but good for the price. Using it to transport my Optoma HD25-LV projector. Enough room to store remote, projector and power cord, with a little room to spare.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Very good case

          By TG

          from New Haven, CT

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Strong Construction
          • Very Protective
          • Well Padded

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

            Case was much more than I expected. very durable with customizable foam to match the size of the equipment. heavy duty closing buckles and handle. Very good case for the money.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Not bad Case

            By Bart

            from New York, New York

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear
              • Storing Gear
              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

              I bought this case as a cheaper alternative to a pelican case. I think next time I'll buy a pelican....While the case is probably durable enough for my purposes it's definitely flimsier than a pelican. The foam dividers are equally flimsier and of poorer quality than the pelican dividers. All of that being said its good enough for my purposes, but if you want a more durable and sturdier case stick with pelican.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Great Case

              By Bart

              from New York, New York

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Very Protective
              • Well Padded

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                I've used this case for only a few weeks now...It was easy to customize, easy to open, and seems durable enough. I do have to say I'm not sure how well it will hold up to something like a pelican case but for my purposes it is plenty durable enough. Unless these cases are getting thrown around a lot they should last for a good amount of time.

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                5.0

                Works great

                By Tom

                from Seattle, WA

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Strong Construction
                • Very Protective
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Protecting Gear
                  • Storing Gear
                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                  I use this case to protect my dslr form drops and water, foam makes it easy to fit any lens in snug.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Just what I needed!

                  By Lee G

                  from Milwaukee, WI

                  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 Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                    Light weight, perfect for my Nikon D90 with battery pack + 3 lens and more. I have room to grow. I love the little foam cubes, customize this thing!

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Used to carry a drone AR 2.0

                    By Cyril

                    from Naples, Italy

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Stylish
                    • Very Protective

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Protecting Gear
                      • Transporting Gear

                      Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                      Very happy by my purchase, very sturdy, looks good and is accepted easily as carry one on flights in Europe and the USA.

                      2 "cons"
                      - No shoulder straps
                      - The foam is not attached to the bottom of the case and becomes very mobile, once cut.

                      1 warning:
                      Just big enough for the parrot drone (without the outdoor hull) with the tips of the blades touching the resine side of the case (not a problem)
                      => becareful when you cut the foam to not do any mistake!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Nothing protects more

                      By Timecode

                      from San Juan, Puerto Rico

                      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 Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                        We like everything about this case. We couldn't be happier and great price.
                        We are ordering at least 8 more for other gear.
                        Great for shipping on vans or trucks.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        good case

                        By New Yorker

                        from New York

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight
                        • Strong Construction
                        • Very Protective
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Storing Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                          strong solid case love it

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Good quality case and good value

                          By The Great Bean

                          from Los Angeles, CA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                          • Bulky

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Storing Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                          Great case. No issues.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          VG10 Case work just fine.

                          By burk(HOGANS DIGITAL)

                          from Virginia Beach, VA

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Protecting Gear
                            • Storing Gear
                            • Transporting Gear

                            Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                            Fits the camera (Sony NEX-VG10, accesories, 8-200mm kit lens, 16mm Pancake, Sony 50mm +A-Mount adapter. Nice case for this cam or other cams this size.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Solid Case

                            By Michael J.

                            from Boonton, NJ

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Protecting Gear
                              • Storing Gear
                              • Transporting Gear

                              Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                              This is a great case overall. Light weight, but well built.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Solid exterior, not the best foam inside

                              By The Professor (Aire)

                              from Seattle, WA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Strong Construction
                              • Very Protective

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Protecting Gear
                                • Storing Gear
                                • Transporting Gear

                                Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                I purchased this to store a Panasonic DVC-30 and accessories in. I've got the camera, wide-angle lens, a couple batteries, charger and various cables with room to spare.

                                I like the construction of the case itself better than some cases I've used. The exterior feels quite rigid and the latches are great. It feels like it will stand up to lots of abuse.

                                Not so good is the foam; not only does it feel a little weak compared to other pick-and-pluck types I've used, but it isn't layered. I'm used to have two to three layers of the foam to pluck, creating a more custom fit. These foam blocks go straight through, meaning you have to pluck them out, cut the ones you want shorter, and replace them. A bit of a headache if you're trying to do fine outlines.

                                Though inconvenient, this isn't enough for even the one star I pulled off, if I could I'd rate it 4.5 stars.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Nice Case!

                                By polar

                                from middle of montana!

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Lightweight
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Protecting Gear
                                  • Storing Gear
                                  • Transporting Gear

                                  Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                  This is a fairly study case. The plastic is a little thin but still protective, I imagine thats where it saves on weight. I would worry less about that when ultimately it's going to be weighed down by much of your equipment... I keep two dslr bodies and about 7 lens in it. It will fit a sigma 150-500mm (which is a fairly large lens).
                                  Definitely watch how you remove the the foam as if you only leave one cell they will eventually break apart. I changed my mind mid plucking and resulted in a few lens holes with just one cell layer surrounding a few sides. It's still adequate to protect them, but the thin wall wont hold the shape and stretch with the lens in.

                                  On another note, if you never had pluck foam case before (like me) its not cubed to the bottom, it's got a solid bottom and than you pull strips out that go completely through to that layer. (IE. no plucking the height) does include hole for locks.

                                  Great case, nice price, and and I like colors. The only thing that i could see being included is clip spots for a strap or tieing it down but i wouldn't see using it that way often.

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                                  5.0

                                  Perfect for my GL2 and VX2000

                                  By Dave

                                  from Sterling Heights, Michigan

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Strong Construction
                                  • Stylish
                                  • Very Protective

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Protecting Gear
                                    • Storing Gear
                                    • Transporting Gear

                                    Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                    This carrying case has been perfect for my GL2 and VX2000 (two cases). Compact but enough room for two on camera microphones and two Sennheiser wireless systems as well as a LED camera light. My main business is videography of weddings and this case gives me confidence that my cameras will be protected from the constant moving about.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Love this case ..

                                    By Whippoorwill Hollow Films

                                    from Sheffield Alabama

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Strong Construction
                                    • Very Protective
                                    • Well Padded

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Protecting Gear
                                      • Storing Gear
                                      • Transporting Gear

                                      Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                      We do a lot of outside shooting this case affords protection for our camera. It looks great and we just love it

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Excellent case

                                      By Rangdale

                                      from Maine

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Strong Construction
                                      • Very Protective
                                      • Well Padded

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Protecting Gear

                                        Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                        Great case for camera equipment. Highly configurable and well built

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                                        5.0

                                        Nice Case!

                                        By Mike

                                        from Bellingham, Wa

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

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

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                            Just another quality product from Porta Brace.

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                                            5.0

                                            The Box Has it, and More.

                                            By FAT&SLOW

                                            from Spokane, WA

                                            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 Porta Brace PB-2500F Hard Case with Foam Interior (Blue):

                                              For protection of my video gear and room to fit everything, but my cables, the case is great. Ample room and protection, easy adjustment with the foam cubes makes it great. Only thing missing, would be a shoulder strap.

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