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Pelican 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan)

B&H # PE1640FDT Mfr # 1640-000-190
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You Pay: $259.95
Product Highlights
  • Unbreakable, Watertight, Hard Case
  • Ultra-high Impact Structural Copolymer
  • Five-piece Foam Set Interior
  • Built-in Automatic Purge Valve
  • Watertight to 30'
  • Side Large Haul Handles
  • Retractable Extension Handle
  • Built-in Wheels
  • Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence

The Pelican 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan) 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 1640 comes with a two side haul handles, 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.

This case has a 5-piece foam set interior.

Construction
  • Ultra-high Impact structural copolymer
  • Watertight, crushproof, and dustproof
  • Open-cell core with solid wall design
  • 5-piece foam set
  • Easy open double throw latches
  • Stainless steel padlock protectors
  • O-ring seal
  • Automatic pressure equalization valve
  • Stainless steel hardware
Five-piece foam set includes; three Pick 'N Pluck foam sections, one 1.0" base foam and 1 convoluted lid foam
Temperature rating -10 to +210°F (-23 to +99°C)
Carrying options
  • Large haul handles
  • Retractable extension handle
  • Four strong polyurethane wheels with stainless steel bearings
1640 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: Polyethylene
Type of Closure Double throw latches
Stainless steel padlock protectors
Waterproofing Watertight to 30'
O-Ring sealed
Maximum Buoyancy 365 lbs (165.56kg)
Exterior Dimensions 27.2 x 27.5 x 16.30" (69.1 x 69.8 x 41.4cm) (LxWxD)
Interior Dimensions 23.7 x 24 x 13.9" (60.2 x 60.9 x 35.3cm) (LxWxD)
Lid depth: 2.0" (5.08cm)
Bottom depth: 11.9" (30.2cm)
Interior Fitting 5-piece foam set
Accommodates Equipment that requires foam protection
Carrying/Transport Options Haul handles
Retractable handle
Built-in wheels
Weight 38 lbs (17.24kg)
Pelican 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan)
  • 0373 O-Ring
  • 1641 Five Piece Foam Set
  • Unconditional Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence
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    Pelican1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan)
     
    4.9

    (based on 17 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 4 Stars

       

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    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (16)
    • Well padded (15)
    • Stylish (7)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Protecting gear (17)
      • Transporting gear (15)
      • Storing gear (13)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Tech savvy (10), Film professional (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      Fantastic

      By MikeScottPhoto

      from Rhode Island

      About Me Pelican Wrangler, Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Well Padded

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

        The Pelican case is large enough to hold a pelican or two, but don't do that. That would be cruel. Instead use it for a data projector, video equipment or photo gear. Did I mention it rolls? So you don't have to worry (much) about the weight of the case or the pelicans.. I mean equipment of course, NOT pelicans. Seriously though, these cases are wonderful. Buy one. Or a dozen.

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        4.0

        nice but also bulky

        By Steve

        from Portland, Oregon

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Construction
        • Well Padded

        Cons

        • Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear

        Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

        I got this to replace the case that came with the kit for the DJI Phantom II quadcopter. With the prop guards on, the copter would not fit in the case that came with it (as part of a kit). I was able to transplant the custom foam that came with the first case into this case and the copter fits very nicely. The only thing is that for the purposes of storing the quadcopter, the dimension from the bottom up to the lid is unnessarily large, so the case is more bulky than is needed for that purpose. The case itself is excellent. I also got the lid organizer that you can purchase seperately and it is also well done.

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        5.0

        GREAT TRANSPORT CASE

        By Number1dp

        from Central Oregon Coast

        About Me Film Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Safer Lock Rings
        • Strong Construction
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

          I bought this case to transport my Nikkor 400mm f 2.8 and 600mm f4 lenses when flying. It works perfectly and I love the fact that the TSA approved lock rings have steel inserts making the case even more secure. It's surprisingly easy to maneuver considering its size.

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          5.0

          Perfect for DJI F450

          By Charlie

          from Miami Beach, Fl

          About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fits Everything
          • Strong
          • Strong Construction
          • Well Padded

          Cons

          • Heavy But Expected

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Quadcopter Transport
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

          Case is big, but you need the internal dimensions to fit the F450 with the props on. AS all Pelican cases are, this case is a beast. Has wheels for easy transport.

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          5.0

          Pelican sets the bar for road cases

          By TR Buyer

          from New York, NY

          About Me Film Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Well Padded

          Cons

          • Bulky

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

          Great case. We use for transporting robotic cameras and controllers. Never had an issue with any of the Pelican cases we own. Top notch product, especially if you need water-tight protection.

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          5.0

          Great Case for Travel

          By Steve Wetzel

          from Cambridge, WI

          About Me Tech Savvy

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Well Padded

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

            I got this case to hold my Sigma 300-800 F5.6 Lens when I travel. Also was able to fit my limberly gimbal head, my Induro tripod, my RRS Ballhead, and several lenses. Checked it at the airport on a delta flight to Albuqurquie NM. Everything made it there and back safes and sound. If you get this, get two TSA Pelican locks for it also. They are great locks.

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            5.0

            Wicked good case

            By pk|CV Media

            from Wayne, PA

            About Me Film Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Ease of use
            • Size
            • Strong Construction
            • Stylish
            • Well Padded

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear
              • Storing Gear
              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

              Using this case for a Flamewheel 550 with a Zenmuse Gimble. Radio, batteries, charging gear and spare parts all fit easily. Peli makes a great product!

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              5.0

              Pelican wins again

              By Cinesalty

              from Des Moines, Iowa

              About Me Film Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Strong Construction
              • Stylish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                Bought this for my Sony F3 and accessories. Nothing works like a Pelican!

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                5.0

                Pelican perfection

                By Steve

                from South Dakota

                About Me Tech Savvy

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Strong Construction
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Protecting Gear
                  • Storing Gear
                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Desert Tan):

                  Great box for robotic cameras!

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                  5.0

                  Very Nice Case

                  By Michael the Controls Guy

                  from Yakima, WA

                  About Me Tech Savvy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Construction
                  • Well Padded

                  Cons

                  • Price

                  Best Uses

                  • Protecting Gear

                  Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                  Well built case and well padded to protect a very expensive piece of equipment. The foam was easy to hollow out because of the 1 inch grid that was already cut for you. The retracting handle is easy to use.

                  A bit expensive but I think it has quite a few years in it.

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                  5.0

                  Indestructable inside and out

                  By the Display Wizard

                  from Copley, OH

                  About Me Tech Savvy

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Protecting Gear
                    • Storing Gear
                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                    I have bought many of these cases to protect sensitive items, this one housed a one of a kind custom electronic board and an aquarium, made it to destination and back no problems. Love the foam as you can customize for anything. Will keep buying these and can't beat the free or low cost shipping!

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                    5.0

                    Great case - solid as a rock!

                    By Matt

                    from Philadelphia, PA

                    About Me Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Customizable
                    • Flexibility
                    • Lots of Compartments
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Stylish
                    • Well Padded

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Protecting Gear
                      • Securing Gear
                      • Storing Gear
                      • Transporting Gear

                      Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                      Purchased this case to transport and store a high-end Panasonic projector. The 'customizing foam' interior ensured a tight fit. The handle allows for easy transport and folds down when you aren't using it.

                      I would highly recommend this product for anyone that needs a sturdy, solid, and smart case. Worth every penny!

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                      5.0

                      Nothing Flies Quite Like a Pelican

                      By RescueAgreement

                      from New York, NY

                      About Me Tech Savvy, Theatre Maker, World Traveler

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Rugged
                      • Strong Construction
                      • Stylish
                      • Water-Tight
                      • Well Padded

                      Cons

                      • Rolling Handle Too Short
                      • Weight

                      Best Uses

                      • Protecting Gear
                      • Transporting Gear

                      Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                      Thank God Pelican is around. The TSA (and some of our tech crew) seem to have some problems understanding that our equipment is valuable but, through all of their negligence, Pelican makes sure that our work can continue and our equipment arrives in one piece.

                      The only downside is that you run the thing into your ankles because the rolling handle is too short. Otherwise, perfect.

                      Currently using Pelican for 1 Mac Pro, 1 Monitor, 1 Keyboard, 1 Mouse, Triple Heads and Canopus Boxes

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                      5.0

                      Awesome case

                      By Bones

                      from Los Angeles, CA

                      About Me Film Professional, Tech Savvy

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Strong Construction
                      • Stylish
                      • Well Padded

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Storing Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Olive Drab Green):

                        I'm a freelance film/video editor and I travel everywhere all the time. I bought this case to transport my 50lb Mac Pro edit system. The computer fits snugly and safely in the modified foam and the whole rig comes in under the max weight restrictions on most airlines.

                        Its just pretty much a tough, amazing case - no downsides.

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                        5.0

                        Pelican Cases Makes the Job Easier!

                        By Keeth55

                        from Livonia, MI

                        About Me Tech Savvy

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Strong Construction
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Storing Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                          The cases arrived with the foam and one would think what's so great about a Pelican Case, but they secure our items for transportation as well as storage. It helps make my job easier, and the foam inserts were such a plus. I was able to customze the shape of the items we were securing.

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                          5.0

                          Great case, would buy and may buy again.

                          By cavdg

                          from Birmingham, AL

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Protecting Gear
                            • Transporting Gear

                            Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                            this case is great, the 4 locks on each side really makes a tight seal, and the pre cut foams holds up well after being peiced out for the computer i was carrying.

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                            5.0

                            1640 Case

                            By Paoloe

                            from Stauton, VA

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Strong Construction
                            • Stylish
                            • Very Protective
                            • Well Padded

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Protecting Gear
                              • Storing Gear
                              • Transporting Gear

                              Comments about 1640 Transport Case with Foam (Black):

                              Product is used to store and transport a NEC NP4001w Projector. It fits just fine and is very well protected. I have always been happy with pelican products.

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