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Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case

B&H # POCSDV4DC Mfr # CS-DV4/DC
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You Pay: $274.67
Product Highlights
  • Exclusively Sold at B&H Photo
  • For Various Camcorders and Accessories
  • 1000D Cordura Nylon with 1.0" Padding
  • Microfiber Lining
  • Adjustable Cradle Holds Camcorder
  • Removable Deerskin Shoulder Strap
  • Dual Deerskin Suede Carrying Handles

The Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini DV Camera Case (Black with Suede Accents) is available exclusively at B&H Photo. The Director's Cut Series is Porta Brace's premier upgrade package, and it includes antique brass hardware, deerskin suede accents, a microfiber lining, and a memory foam core shoulder strap. It is designed to protect and organize the camera and the essential spare battery, tape or microphones. It fits popular cameras such as the Sony PMW-EX1, HVR-V1U, HVR-Z1U, HDR-FX1, Canon XH-A1, XH-G1 and the Panasonic HVX-200. The cradle inside is adjustable and stays put to keep the camera from shifting. The case is made from 1000 denier Cordura nylon with a generous coating of polyurethane waterproofing, plus 1.0" thick foam padding. The bottom panel is reinforced with 8.0mm hollow core plastic, foam layers and a layer of Slip-Not fabric, which adds an extra layer of protection against water, dirt and grime with an easy wipe-off surface.

The CS-DV4/DC has a large exterior pocket for cables, a wide slip pocket for white balance card, owner's manual, maps airline tickets, etc., and one small padded soft pouch. The case is carried by a removable, adjustable, deerskin suede shoulder strap or dual deerskin suede carrying handles.

1000 denier waterproof Cordura fabric with 1.0" foam padding and a microfiber lining
Antique brass hardware
Bottom panel is reinforced with 8.0mm hollow core plastic, foam layers and a layer of Slip-Not fabric
Adjustable camera cradle (fastens to bottom of case) holds camcorder securely
Pockets
  • Large exterior pocket for cables
  • Wide slip pocket for white balance card, owner's manual, maps airline tickets, etc.
  • One small padded soft pouch
Carrying options
  • Removable, adjustable, deerskin suede shoulder strap
  • Two deerskin suede carrying handles
Compatible with
  • Canon GL-1, GL-2, XH-A1, XH-G1, XM-1, XM-2 camcorders
  • Panasonic AG-DVC80, AG-DVC80H, AG-DVX100, AG-DVX100A, AG-DVX100P, AG-HVX200 camcorders
  • Sony DCR-VX1000, DCR-VX2000, DCR-VX2100 camcorders
  • Sony HDR-FX1, HDR-FX7, HVR-V1U, HVR-Z1U, HVR-Z7U camcorders
  • Sony PMW-EX1 camcorder Similar-sized camcorders up to 21" long
Material Exterior: 1000 denier Cordura
Exterior: Antique brass hardware
Exterior: Deerskin suede accents
Interior: Microfiber lining
Interior: 1.0" foam padding
Interior: Reinforced bottom panel
Type of Closure Zipper
Exterior Dimensions 22 x 10 x 11" (55.88 x 25.4 x 27.94cm) (LxWxH)
Interior Dimensions 21.5 x 8.0 x 10" (54.61 x 20.32 x 25.4cm) (LxWxH)
Design Main compartment with camera cradle
Accommodates Mini-DV camcorders with accessories
Carrying/Transport Options Shoulder strap
Leather handles
Weight 6.05 lbs (2.74kg)
Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Camera Cradle
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Porta BraceCS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case
     
    4.9

    (based on 7 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (7)
    • Stylish (7)
    • Well padded (7)
    • Lots of compartments (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Transporting gear (7)
      • Protecting gear (6)
      • Storing gear (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Film professional (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

      Reviewed by 7 customers

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      5.0

      Very nice + Shoulder Padding A++

      By Igor B.

      from Seattle

      About Me Film Professional, Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

        I am carrying a ton of things in the bag but it feels weightless because of the nice padding for the shoulder strap.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Amazing bag

        By Dr Pete

        from Sydney

        About Me Film Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lots of Compartments
        • Not Made By Slaves
        • Strong Construction
        • Stylish
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

          Worth every penny. I'm using this with a mid size camera setup, with base plate and rails and it fits nicely. It is so well made, nicely crafted, already Im getting comments and questions, "hey nice bag, where'd you get it?". Not that you buy it because it looks good, but it does. Porta Brace has outstanding products, and from what I can gather they really value the people that work for them, and those people seem to take pride in their work, as well they should.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Great bag!

          By buglegirl

          from Waco, Texas

          About Me Technically Challenged

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Stylish
          • Well Padded

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

            As promised. THANKS! I can always count on B&H!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Great Case

            By Tbird

            from Chicago

            About Me Film Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear
              • Storing Gear
              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

              Love the directors cut case, same great construction as all the other products! But has a little more style! Do wish it had the interior long zip pocket as my older case, but plenty of other pockets for all the gear. Thank you Porta Brace for great products and made in the USA!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product

              By Kevin

              from Arizona

              About Me Film Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

                Holds what ever you need with camcorder and peripherals. Very well constructed and not heavy.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                excellent craftmanship & deluxe looks

                By Martin G. H.

                from Tyrol, Austria, Europe

                About Me Film Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

                  Wondering if the CS-DV4 would look as good as it is pictured in the latest Porta Brace catalogue, I couldn't wait to receive mine from BHP&V.

                  The product offers exactly what the name stands for: excellent build quality and A-class protection for your gear, all of the zips, belts and pouches have a pretty indestructible appearance / feel.

                  Now, all of these features can be found with the regular PB cases, why should anyone choose the Director's Cut edition? I did it because I wanted "something different" and "something more stylish" to transport my JVC HM100. In other words, très chic.

                  Inside the case there's a cradle which, thanks to velcro, can be moved inside the bag and adjusted for perfect fit for your camcorder. The inside is extremely well padded.

                  Along with the case came a small utility pouch and a white balance card, and my Macbook Pro 13" fits in the outer pocket for on-site editing, what more can you ask for?

                  Here comes the 5-star rating,

                  well done, Porta Brace

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                  5.0

                  Classy AND Professional

                  By Steve Kingsley

                  from Bridgeport, CT

                  About Me Aspiring Film Maker

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Protecting Gear
                    • Storing Gear
                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about Porta Brace CS-DV4/DC Director's Cut Mini-DV Camcorder Case:

                    This is by far the nicest Portabrace item I own and I own several. I can't recommend this enough.

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