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Ape Case AC520G Envoy Compact Messenger Camera Case (Gray)

You Pay: $34.99
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 (Olive)
     
    4.5

    (based on 28 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (18)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    95%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (20)
    • Easy to use (15)
    • Compact (10)
    • Durable (9)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel (15)
      • Everyday (6)
      • Landscape/scenery (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual photographer (5), Semi-pro photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (4), Enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (23)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      I'll never lose my camera bag.

      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...Read complete review

      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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      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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      5.0

      just right

      By Phalarope

      from Humboldt County, CA

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful Quality
      • Lightweight
      • Perfect Size

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Compact Camera

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

        I first purchased an inexpensive camera bag for my Olympus OMD-EM5. It looked nice, but had poor quality zippers that were sticking. So I decided on getting an Ape Case product, because I have experienced excellent quality with their products. From the photos I thought the Envoy might be a little small. In person it seemed roomier. Perfect size for the camera and an extra lens, and a few small items like an extra battery. Nice and light weight, the bright interior color makes it easy to see the contents in the bag, and good padded protection for the camera and lenses. The strap is very comfortable. I like the olive color. Very pleased with this purchase.

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        • No

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        3.0

        Too soft and light

        By Nanda

        from Fremont CA

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

        I feel the bag is too light and not sturdy enough

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        5.0

        Great bag!!

        By KCroxilu

        from Overland Park, KS

        About Me Casual user

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Home
          • Traveling

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

          I bought this to hold my Nikon p500 and my compact digital camera and their charging cables & cubes. It fits everything, is lightweight and has a lot of pockets. I used it for 8 days at Walt Disney World and I was never fatigued or felt like it was weighing me down. I took out the chargers when I was at the park and there was room for 2 cameras, my full size wallet and my glasses case. When I first got it, I thought it sounded to "crunchy" but I didn't even notice after the first hour or so of carrying it. It has ample cushion to protect everything. I LOVE this bag!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Perfect for mirrorless,2 lens

          By Roger Roberts

          from Irving,Tx.

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Wildlife Photos

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

            This bag is what I was looking for to hold new mirrorless camera,two lens and accessories. Light weight and easy to carry.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent

            By Jola

            from Toronto

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

            Excellent product. Very happy with my purchase

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            5.0

            Perfect mirrorless camera travel bag

            By Chuck in NM

            from Albuquerque, NM

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight
            • Terrific Value

            Cons

            • None - This Bag Is Great

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel

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

            Excellent bag. Wonderful price point. Love the bright yellow interior (I can see what's in there! Lots of places to stash small items. Great for a mirror less camera like my new A6000 with a couple lenses and miscellaneous small items. I might just buy two.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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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              • No

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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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                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        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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                          • No

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          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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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            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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                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            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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                                  • No

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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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                                    • No

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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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