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Ape Case AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Gray)

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Product Highlights
  • Holds Compact DSLR, 2 Lenses, Flash
  • Doesn't Look Like a Standard Camera Bag
  • Rip Stop Nylon Construction
  • Hi-Vis Yellow Interior for Low Light
  • Removable Padded 3-Pocket Interior
  • Two Front Zippered Accessory Pockets
  • Two Interior Zippered Accessory Pockets
  • Center Zipper Access/Slash Front Pocket
  • Adjustable Cushioned Shoulder Strap

The gray AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case from Ape Case is a very affordable way to carry a minimum of gear such as your compact DSLR with two lenses, flash and some accessories. Made from tough, water-repellent rip-stop nylon, the bag has a unique removable padded interior insert that, when not needed, can be set aside to increase its overall interior storage space.

Another benefit of the case is that it doesn't resemble your traditional camera shoulder bag - yet - it holds its share of equipment. There's plenty of extra space for accessories in the two zippered front storage pockets (one on top of the other) as well as two additional interior zippered pockets. All these pockets can be used for memory cards, batteries, cleaning cloths, filters or other small items.

Access to the contents is easy via the center zipper that exposes the interior that uses Ape's exclusive Hi-Vis yellow coloring that will make locating your gear easier when you're shooting in marginal light. The shoulder strap is fully adjustable and contains a cushioned contoured pad with non-slip grip. The AC520G is backed by Ape's limited lifetime warranty against defects.

Holds a compact DSLR with lens plus accessory flash and additional lens
"Unconstructed" form in messenger-style looks and works great
Rip-stop nylon fabric in attractive olive-drab is ultra-light yet extremely durable
Removable padded interior in Ape Case's signature Hi-Vis yellow protects your equipment
Adjustable shoulder strap has a cushioned contoured pad with non-slip grip
Two front zippered pockets for accessories
Two interior zippered pockets for accessories
Carry-On Form Factor
FAA and airline carry-on specifications are subject to change without notice, please check with your airline before designating this case as a carry-on item. Most airlines require carry-on items to have an external linear measurement that is equal to or less than 45.0" (114.3 cm). The external dimensions of this case add up to 24.0" (61.0 cm)
Material Rip-stop nylon
Type of Closure Zippers
Exterior Dimensions 10.0 x 7.0 x 6.0" (25.4 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm)
Interior Dimensions 10.0 x 7.0 x 6.0" (25.4 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm)
3-pocket insert: 8.75 x 5.0 x 5.5" (20.3 x 12.7 x 14.0 cm)
Tripod Holder No
Carrying/Transport Options Adjustable shoulder strap with cushioned pad
Weight 0.8 lb (0.4 kg)
Ape Case AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Gray)
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Manufacturer's Defects
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    Ape CaseAC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Orange)
     
    4.5

    (based on 22 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (16)
    • Easy to use (12)
    • Compact (8)
    • Durable (7)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel (12)
      • Everyday (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (19)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great compact bag!

      I love this little green bag! It is light weight, holds everything I need for outdoor portrait work, and it fits comfortably on my shoulder. And...very reasonably priced. An all...Read complete review

      I love this little green bag! It is light weight, holds everything I need for outdoor portrait work, and it fits comfortably on my shoulder. And...very reasonably priced. An all around winner!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not best bag for pro dslr.Light use only

      This bag is ok for light use. I dont use it anymore as it sags more with wear and my pro dslr weighs it down even more. Not my favorite bag. Definitely does...Read complete review

      This bag is ok for light use. I dont use it anymore as it sags more with wear and my pro dslr weighs it down even more. Not my favorite bag. Definitely does not fit my pro dslr with 2 lenses, and not much room left with only 1 lens and body in the bag either. One of those bags that gets little use for me.

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      2.0

      Not best bag for pro dslr.Light use only

      By LensEthics

      from New York

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Not Functional

      Best Uses

        Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

        This bag is ok for light use. I dont use it anymore as it sags more with wear and my pro dslr weighs it down even more. Not my favorite bag. Definitely does not fit my pro dslr with 2 lenses, and not much room left with only 1 lens and body in the bag either. One of those bags that gets little use for me.

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        5.0

        Love it!

        By Rebecca

        from Switzerland

        Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

        So practical and light! Really glad i bought it :)

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        4.0

        Does not scream "camera inside"

        By LMN

        from Connecticut

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

            This is a lightweight and well-made bag with a removable padded interior unit. Your camera and a couple of lenses will be protected well, but the bag will not weigh you down. This bag is well suited to daily carry rather than use where the bag will be tossed around (think airline overhead storage). It is reasonably priced and foldable if you want to carry it in your suitcase.

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            5.0

            No complaints

            By B.D.

            from Los Angles, CA

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Travel

              Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

              Holds my Sony a6000 with lens on, a separate lens, and my flash. Front pockets are pretty spacious and the inside as little dividers to fit things into as well. Oh, and it's cute.

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              • No

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              5.0

              A Place for Everything

              By Tom

              from Near Chicago

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Travel

                Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

                I bought this for my kid's compact video camera - and all of its various mounts, cases, cords,etc., and the bag is plenty big. In fact, it even holds a compact, rugged all-weather point-and-shoot camera with its charger, etc...

                If you give them a place to put their (nice) stuff, they actually put it there - and with this bag, it's well padded/protected.

                This thing has zippered pockets inside of zippered pockets. Nice!

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                • No

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                5.0

                Nice bag

                By BeachBabe

                from Florida

                Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Orange):

                I purchased this bag for beach walks to protect cameras from the salt air when not shooting. It works perfectly! The NEX5N fits easily using the insert with plenty of room for other stuff; whereas the Canon 7d with a 28-105 lens attached must have the insert removed to fit well. Carrying either bag is comfortable and easy to access. Love this bag!

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                4.0

                Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case

                By KonaBoy

                from Colorado

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Travel

                  Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

                  Tried to be incognito with the bag, but the first time I took it to a concert, this old lady attendant asked me if I had a camera in the bag. Doesn't it look like a man satchel rather than a camera bag? Why did she asked me? No, its my pricey lunch bag old duffer! Maybe I should wear it with the pockets facing towards me. The only thing I wish it had is a big pocket to put paper stuff, like the concert program, a folded map, etc.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great little bag

                  By misterdega

                  from New York, NY

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                    Great bag that doesn't scream camera equipment.

                    Its perfect for fitting a Blackmagic Pocket as well as my Fuji x100 and all their necessary accessories.

                    Would def buy again.

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                    5.0

                    Ready to go.

                    By TheMachineLe

                    from San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Casual user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                      Easy to pack my Nikon V1 and its accessories. Cool color, very urban. I like the material. Just the right size for on-the-go style and performance.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      I'll never lose my camera bag.

                      By Sunny Runner

                      from Bonita Springs, FL

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Flimsy Construction

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Orange):

                      Not a heavy duty bag, but it works well. I love that the lining comes out and is adjustable. It has a lot of pockets for personal and photog gear and the strap is very comfortable. I'd avoid this bag if you're looking for something completely water or drop proof, but it's great for everyday use. I'd also skip it if you need to carry more than a body and two regular sized lenses. It's bright freaking orange, so that's awesome, and doesn't look like a typical camera bag - also neat. Overall it's a good buy, especially for the price.

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                      4.0

                      Light and easy

                      By Julia

                      from Boston, MA

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday use
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                        I use this camera bag to carry two smaller cameras (Panasonic Lumix FZ200 and Panasonic Lumix LX-5) plus chargers, SUB cables, and a couple of other things: the bag, small and very light, made of sturdy nylon fabric similar or identical to the old LeSportsac, has plenty of room for all that equipment and more. It feels comfortable on the shoulder, and it is easy to open and close. It is also rather inexpensive (compared to most equipment bags). I am not sure how well it would perform with larger, heavier cameras (say, Canon 50D with a couple of long zoom 1:2.8 lenses). The bag has only one small potential problem that I can think of: it is not as well padded on the top as it is on the sides and the bottom. This, however, is a problem with many camera bags, even quite expensive ones. Other than that, I think the bag is very well made, and I am happy I bought it.

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                        4.0

                        Great size for one DSLR plus 1-2 lenses

                        By Mateo

                        from Seattle, WA

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Gray):

                            Used for storage and transport. Very comfortable to carry around. Fits my DSLR, 100mm macro lens and ring flash perfectly (ring flash must be detached), plus all necessary accessories. Lightweight and sufficient padding inside. Can also move padded sectioning around to accommodate a wide range of storage configurations to fit your needs

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                            5.0

                            I like it

                            By Zero

                            from Santa Maria, Ca

                            About Me Casual Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Good Audio Quality
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Travel

                              Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

                              Doesn't look like a camera bag, which is good. Perfect fit for my Sony A57 with a kit lens with some rooms for accesories like flash and an extra lens.

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                              5.0

                              Great look and size

                              By Chicks

                              from Omaha, NE

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Great size

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Travel

                                Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Black):

                                Great size, if you take out the middle dividers you can fit a Canon 5D Mark II with kit lens in it - tight fit but will work! Great yellow inside adds some flair, too.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Best compact case I've owned!!

                                By verybradthings

                                from Plano, TX

                                About Me Photography Student

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Gray):

                                  As far as small camera bags go, this is the one to get. It's just the right size. You can easily fit a body, two lenses and a few accessories like SD cards, extra batteries, etc. It packs all of that into about as small a package as you could make it, and it's all very easy to get to thanks to the wide mouth. Thick padding with velcro insets make it easy to customize for your gear.

                                  The strap is adjustable and pretty long if you let it all the way out. The shoulder pad is thick and has a rubber grip, and it slides over the strap, so it stays in place while the weight of the bag shifts as you walk.

                                  One of the best things about it is that it isn't flashy. It doesn't look like it would have expensive camera gear in it, which should make it less prone to theft.

                                  It's a definite buy. A great go-to bag for those times that you only need the essentials.

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Good case, but a bit too small for me...

                                  By Manda

                                  from Ohio

                                  About Me Semi-Professional

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                  • Too small

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                                    I got this case for an upcoming trip to Disney World. I love that it doesn't look like a traditional camera case. No need to advertise what I've got in it... It seems to be well made and sturdy. However, it barely fit my Canon 7D with the attached lens. I want to be able to carry my camera body with 1 attached lens and 1 extra lens. Not possible for me.
                                    I returned this case because it doesn't suit my purposes, but I really liked it. It will be great for someone with a smaller camera!

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    A great litte bag!

                                    By Claudia

                                    from Connecticut

                                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Handy
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Small

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday use
                                      • Home
                                      • Traveling

                                      Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                                      I love this bag! It's small, compact, and useful, and has enough room for my camera and two lenses, though that would be all for the main pocket. However, there is an extra little zipper pocket on the outside where a camera remote, phone, keys, and wallet can easily be stored.

                                      I would buy this again and again. <3 Definitely a MUST HAVE if you just have one camera and a few lenses, and want to have a stylish, compact way to carry them!

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                                      • Yes

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                                      4.0

                                      Just as advertised

                                      By H. Silva

                                      from Pasadena, CA

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Easily Accessible Equipment
                                      • Well Padded

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Protecting Camera
                                        • Transporting Camera

                                        Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                                        Exactly the type of bag I was looking for.
                                        Very satisfied with my purchase.

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                                        • No

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                                        4.0

                                        Good design, noisy fabric

                                        By JBC

                                        from CA

                                        About Me Casual Photographer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Easily Accessible Equipment
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Stylish

                                        Cons

                                        • Noisy Fabric

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                                          There were a couple surprises that made this bag unsuitable for me, but it is a decent bag for the money.

                                          The issues I had with it:

                                          * The ripstop fabric is super noisy/crinkly. Every little move you make results in loud crinkling. It's really obnoxious.

                                          * The color in the product photo is not true-to-life. The photo looks like a nice dark, almost forest green. In reality it is a really bad-looking army or olive green. So when considering this bag, go by the name (Olive Drab) instead of the picture.

                                          The noisy fabric in particular seems to be a real failing in product design, considering the bag's intended purpose of being a subtle way to tote your camera around. The noisy fabric is the reason I'm doing a return instead of exchanging for a different color. But if that isn't something that will bother you, then for the price you really can't go wrong with it.

                                          It's a bit smaller than I anticipated, but that wasn't an issue. It fit my Canon Rebel T4i with the 18-55mm kit lens attached, spare battery and SD card, and a wallet. It could probably also hold another smallish lens comfortably, but anything more than that will start to look/feel over-stuffed.

                                          The contoured shoulder pad was really comfy. It has a grippy bottom so it won't slide around on your shoulder.

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                                          5.0

                                          I recommend this product.

                                          By Jar jar

                                          from Cerritos California

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Stylish

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Protecting Camera

                                            Comments about AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Olive):

                                            This a very light camera bag for my Panasonic GX-1.

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