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Giottos CB-5 - Carrying Case for Background Set or Light Stand - 43"

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Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set

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This is a Giottos Stand and Crossbar Bag for ease of storage and transport of the Giottos, or most any background support system. It is large enough to accomodate 2 stands and a crossbar up to 40" closed lengths. It has 2 hand straps and a shoulder strap.

Zippered top
Padded ends, padded interior divider with touch fastener hold-down straps for components
Construction Cordura nylon, hand straps, shoulder strap, zippered top
Padded ends, interior dividers with touch fastener hold-down straps
Dimensions Exterior: 43 in (1 m) long
Interior: 41 in (1 m) long x 8 in deep
Giottos CB-5 - Carrying Case for Background Set or Light Stand - 43"
  • Shoulder Strap
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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    GiottosCarrying Case for Background Set
     
    4.3

    (based on 33 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (17)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    93%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (16)
    • Easy to use (8)
    • Durable (6)
    • Reliable (5)
    • Consistent (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portraits (10)
      • Artificial lighting (8)
      • Strobe lighting (8)
      • Photography (7)
      • General purpose (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (11), Pro photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (26)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      The perfect bag for stands and 'brellas

      I use this bag to carry two lightstands and two umbrellas. There is easily enough room for at least another stand and brella, if not more. There is a thoughtfully engineered padded flap...Read complete review

      I use this bag to carry two lightstands and two umbrellas. There is easily enough room for at least another stand and brella, if not more. There is a thoughtfully engineered padded flap that helps separate the fragile umbrellas from the stands, and there is a wide Velcro flap that holds the umbrellas still. I highly recommend this, I will no longer be struggling to cart a bunch of loose stands and umbrellas out to the car!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Good carry bag w terrible handles

      This bag is about 40-inches long and will hold two or maybe three 10-foot light stands with umbrellas for each. Padded where needed, all along the lengths of the bottom panel,...Read complete review

      This bag is about 40-inches long and will hold two or maybe three 10-foot light stands with umbrellas for each. Padded where needed, all along the lengths of the bottom panel, sides and bottom end. There's no padding along the zipper panels or the "top" end, where not really needed

      The small internal dividers; a fifteen-inch padded "tube" midway in the length of the bag with hook & loop closer, and a small padded flap up at the top end are good additions. The flimsy web strap handles are completely awful and make carrying equipment on a breezy day sort of embarrassing.

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      2.0

      Good bag, worthless zipper

      By Doug

      from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

      Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

      I bought this case to carry some large reflector stands (with clamps) which would not fit into my other bags. Upon the first use, the zipper pulled apart. I tried to repair it but that was unsuccessful. I am having it replaced--a cheap, light-duty zipper does not belong on here.The bag is decently padded and a good length and the covering is good. I think the straps/pads are ok--not the best but adequate. They are not going to fail, but they are not going to make carrying heavy gear easier; get a Domke shoulder pad cover for that (but are your stands THAT heavy?). However, if you are a pro, factor in a zipper repair in the near future.

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      5.0

      Perfect for my needs

      By dvera

      from Donna, Tx

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fits Well
      • Solid/Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

          I use this bag for my light modifiers and stands. Perfectly fits my two 8' light stands and two octa softboxes.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Weak Strap, otherwise very good

          By Jake Jones

          from Vegas

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fits Well

          Cons

          • Loose Clamp

          Best Uses

            Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

            The strap is not very well designed, and came apart easily when any weight was in the bag. I have a bunch of straps laying around, so it wasn't a big deal to replace it with something stronger.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Love This Bag

            By K Ulmer

            from Broadway, VA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fits Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Portraits
              • Travel

              Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

              I use this bag to carry my large umbrella stands and 2 sets of umbrellas. The bag is light, easy to carry and has a wonderful shoulder straps. And everything fits with room to spare! I plan on buying another for my other set of stands as well!

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              • No

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              4.0

              Grottos carrying case for background set

              By Adauro

              from Houston Texas

              Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

              I purchased this bag because the canvas one that came with my backdrop wet had deraveled ends and left the sharp edges at the end of the crossbars exposed. This one has some good extra padding. Space for additional crossbars so that I can I crewe the length of my backdrops. Very nice.

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              3.0

              Nice bag, cheap zipper

              By Ben King

              from Oceanside, CA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                  The bag itself seems quite sturdy, and is just the right size for carrying my Westcott Apollo Orb, a 40" umbrella, and their corresponding stands.

                  The handles are a ok, but nothing amazing. My biggest gripe is that the very first time I zipped up the bag, the zipper tab bent severely. It's only a matter of time before it breaks off for good. For such a sturdy bag, it is too weak.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Good transport bag

                  By Hamlak

                  from Montreal, QC, CA

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use

                    Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                    I bought this to carry two Impact 13' multiboom light stands and reflector holders. It fits but there is no more room left for anything else.

                    As indicated, it does not offer any padded protection but it is well constructed and should last long if you take care of your stuff. It satisfies my needs for a good transport bag for my stands.

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                    2.0

                    Good carry bag w terrible handles

                    By Jim in Central New York

                    from NY

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use

                      Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                      This bag is about 40-inches long and will hold two or maybe three 10-foot light stands with umbrellas for each. Padded where needed, all along the lengths of the bottom panel, sides and bottom end. There's no padding along the zipper panels or the "top" end, where not really needed

                      The small internal dividers; a fifteen-inch padded "tube" midway in the length of the bag with hook & loop closer, and a small padded flap up at the top end are good additions. The flimsy web strap handles are completely awful and make carrying equipment on a breezy day sort of embarrassing.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Pretty Solid Carrying Case

                      By Suike

                      from Orlando, FL

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • Plastic Connectors

                      Best Uses

                      • Booms
                      • Light stands

                      Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                      This Giottos Carrying Case is pretty solid although I've only owned it a few months so not sure how everything will hold up in the long run. I was able to fit two 13-foot Air-Cushioned Heavy Duty Light Stands from Paul C. Buff (AlienBees) in with a little trying.

                      The bag is made of a nice canvas material that should be able to take a beating. The straps seem well-made and wrap around the entire bag so you don't have to worry about them breaking off. However the shoulder strap is connected with a plastic loop. The zipper also seems strong.

                      Can't beat this for the price that's for certain!

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                      4.0

                      Great price and perfect for my needs

                      By SRP

                      from San Francisco, CA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                        I need a good quality bag to carry around a few medium light stands, and that's what I got. Nothing fancy or super durable, but with proper use I feel I can get a few years out of this bag.

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                        4.0

                        very roomy

                        By azjeff

                        from Tucson, AZ

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use

                          Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                          I can carry 3 impact 6ft light stands and 3 flashes in the case.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Good All Around Stand Case

                          By Don R

                          from Oklahoma City, OK

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                              I received one of these with my Giottos background stands, and realized it would make a great case to carry 3 or 4 medium sized stands. And it does. It's just the right size to fit 4 medium stands. It's well made, and I can't find any drawbacks.

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                              5.0

                              Works just fine

                              By Mr Soper

                              from Port Colborne, Ontario...Canada

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Outdoors

                                Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                Holds my 43" Apollo Orb as well as my 9'6" Heavy duty Impact air cushioned stand. Can't complain at all...Plus the price was right.

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                                4.0

                                Good bag for the money

                                By Dobrin

                                from New York

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use

                                  Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                  It is cheap, it is lightweight, and I can fit in it my Manfrotto 367B, along with another (smaller) stand and two umbrellas. What more do you need?

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                                  4.0

                                  Stand Bag

                                  By Dan

                                  from New York, NY

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Good Color Value

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • General Use

                                    Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                    I got the bag to replace my bag for my backgroung stands and it is very well made especially for the price.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    So far so good.

                                    By Josh from Photonaut

                                    from Pittsburgh

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

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                                          Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                          I've owned it for a few weeks so I haven't really put any miles on it yet but so far I've stuffed 2 light stands and 4 umbrellas of varying sizes in it, and that about filled it.

                                          The zipper works fine and if I didn't stuff it, I wouldn't worry about it too much. I could see it having a problem with being filled to the brim. But even if the zipper does break, the case is still going to help me get my stands from A to B easier than if I didn't have it at all.
                                          Great product for the money.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Does the Job nicely

                                          By J

                                          from N Idaho

                                          About Me Photography Student

                                          See all my reviews

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Consistent
                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Artificial Lighting
                                            • Photography
                                            • Portraits
                                            • Strobe Lighting
                                            • Weddings

                                            Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                            Nice and cheap, holds more than enough for a two light set up and umbrellas/soft box's. I use it for on location shoots comes with a shoulder strap. You cant go wrong with this.

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                                            3.0

                                            Light and Thin

                                            By BillyBob

                                            from NC

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                                A Basic bag with no padding. It will be used for a reflector and frame. The handles are long which makes a good shoulder strap but not that great for hand carrying and there is no way to shorten them or get them out of the way.

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                                                4.0

                                                Big enough. Strong enough, Cheap enough.

                                                By Corporate_Designer/Photographer

                                                from Pittsburgh PA

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Lightweight
                                                • Reliable

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Artificial Lighting
                                                  • Portraits

                                                  Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                                  This bag worked great in a pinch, when I had to take a heavy-duty boom on a shoot. I hadn't intended for its use outside of the studio, so when I found out I would need it, This bag came in extremely handy!! It is sturdy enough to contain the 9' boom arm, weight, and heavy-duty stand, and so far, I have had no issues with it's performance. Keep in mind, this isn't a piece of equipment I intend to remove from the studio with great frequency, so this bag should last a good while. If you need something for daily abuse, i'd recommend something with stronger side walls - like a pelican case.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  [...]Excellent Product As adver

                                                  By Norm

                                                  from Indiana

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Giottos Carrying Case for Background Set:

                                                        The case holds the entire backdrop system 4 poles and two stands no problem.

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                                                        • No

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