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KataCC-191 PL Compact Case (Black)
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (9)
  • Well padded (9)
  • Stylish (6)
  • Lots of compartments (4)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Transporting gear (7)
  • Protecting gear (6)
  • Storing gear (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Film professional (4), Aspiring film maker (3), Tech savvy (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black) by Kata

At last, a GOOD solid built carry case for my video camera, at a great price. I now take it everywhere I go to do a shoot. I am in the Tropics in...Read complete review

At last, a GOOD solid built carry case for my video camera, at a great price. I now take it everywhere I go to do a shoot. I am in the Tropics in Far North Queensland,in Australia and humidity is a big problem. It would be interesting to see how this carry case performs in the heat & humidity. My previous bag (different brand) got mildew problems and rubber parts started to break up and fall away.
The only thing I can find that is a Slight inconvenience is the double zip opening on the top. One zip has to slide away to the right and then the main zip opening slides away to the left. Not helpful when trying to grab the camera in a hurry. A small negative.
The carry case has a strong & sturdy feel, and is well padded to protect whatever is inside. I am very happy. Thanks BH Photo. I am your customer from now on.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Misleading Description

I bought this case because I was looking for something to house a Canon XA10, a very compact camera and the description specifically mentioned this model. I could have packed 3 of these in...Read complete review

I bought this case because I was looking for something to house a Canon XA10, a very compact camera and the description specifically mentioned this model. I could have packed 3 of these in it !!! I put a Panasonic AG-DVX100B in it,sold them both and bought another bag at the local camera store.

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4.0

Solid, well made bag

By Ariana

from Tampa, Florida

About Me Hobbyist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Lightweight
  • Professional Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

      I bought this bag for a camera I have on preorder. It was recommended by the B&H sales staff. Very solidly made with lots of padding, not really any extra storage, but made with thoughtfulness.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Love it!

      By Revolution Content

      from Chicago

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

          So sad Manfrotto bought Kata. Prices are already going up.

          But so glad I bought this bag when I did! Excellent fit for the Canon XF100!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Quality bag

          By Steve

          from Orenco Photo Club, Hillsboro, OR

          Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

          I bought this for my Canon XF 100 camcorder. Theres plenty of room for the camcorder with the wide angle lens attached and a mic on top. And room on the side for extra gear (charger, etc). Very well made with pro-grade velcro to assist sealing out moisture and dust. My photo club purchased a larger version for our projector. They are expensive but worth the price if your gear is worth protecting.

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          5.0

          Perfect Compact bag for the Canon XA-20

          By Video Guy

          from Maryland

          About Me Hobbyist, Professional Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Complex Projects
            • Home Movies
            • Independent Films
            • In The Studio

            Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

            Excellent bag for the Canon XA-20. The handle attachment fits no problem. Room for extra batteries, LED panel and microphone. I also have to Porta-a-brace bags for other options, but this is an affordable bag with nice quality.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Very happy

            By JAC

            from Greenville, SC

            About Me Tech Savvy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lots of Compartments
            • Strong Construction
            • Well Padded

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear
              • Storing Gear
              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

              I am very happy that I decided to purchase this bag, I use it for my Canon XA.. It holds everything I need when I'm on the go and has well padded sections to keep everything from knocking into each other. Everything stays secure and readily available when I need it. I would definitely recommend.

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              • No

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              1.0

              Misleading Description

              By FredT

              from Ottawa, ON

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

              I bought this case because I was looking for something to house a Canon XA10, a very compact camera and the description specifically mentioned this model. I could have packed 3 of these in it !!! I put a Panasonic AG-DVX100B in it,sold them both and bought another bag at the local camera store.

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Decent bag

              By Sinclair

              from Ontario, CA

              About Me Film Professional, Tech Savvy

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Strong Construction
              • Well Padded

              Cons

              • Not enough Storage

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                This is a nice bag... very solid and comfortable. I feel like my gear is well protected and the handles and straps are very comfortable to tote. My only con is that it's a little small for users with a couple of accessories (i.e. wide / teleconverters, etc.) I still make it work, though.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Nice Lightweight case

                By Tonesalad

                from Salem, NH

                About Me Film Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Strong Construction
                • Stylish
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Storing Gear
                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                  I use this case for my Sony HDR AX2000 camera. Its a snug fit. This is a pretty big camera so it takes up the room that you might use for accessories. Its very lightweight and seems durable. Stylish too.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  No problems for our XF100s

                  By smackie

                  from St. Augustine, FL

                  Pros

                  • Good value
                  • Strong Construction
                  • Stylish
                  • Well Padded

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                      The guys out in the field regularly request these bags to replace the old gray/yellow Katas we bought over 10 years ago. These go out into the field every day, all day.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Little Bag

                      By Doug

                      from Ajax, Canada

                      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 Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                        Great bag for Canon XA10. Just big enough to accommodate XA10 with Rode NTG-1 mounted. 1 large interior pocket extending the width of the bag and one smaller one at the end for gear. Also exterior zipped pocket (11" X 7"). Holds all my stuff. Very well made.

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                        • No

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black) by Kata

                        By Peter

                        from Kewarra Beach, Far North Qld. Australia

                        About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Home Movie Hobbyist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Great Colour Good Strap
                        • Stacks In Ohead Locker
                        • Strong Construction
                        • Stylish
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                        • Needs Extra Pockets
                        • Not enough Storage

                        Best Uses

                        • Comfortable to use
                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Storing Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                        At last, a GOOD solid built carry case for my video camera, at a great price. I now take it everywhere I go to do a shoot. I am in the Tropics in Far North Queensland,in Australia and humidity is a big problem. It would be interesting to see how this carry case performs in the heat & humidity. My previous bag (different brand) got mildew problems and rubber parts started to break up and fall away.
                        The only thing I can find that is a Slight inconvenience is the double zip opening on the top. One zip has to slide away to the right and then the main zip opening slides away to the left. Not helpful when trying to grab the camera in a hurry. A small negative.
                        The carry case has a strong & sturdy feel, and is well padded to protect whatever is inside. I am very happy. Thanks BH Photo. I am your customer from now on.

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                        • No

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Essential protection for your camera

                        By RJL Video Freelancer

                        from State College, PA

                        About Me Aspiring Film Maker, Film Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Lots of Compartments
                        • Strong Construction
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                          This is a definite required equipment for aspiring young professional videographers to protect your expensive, top-notch camera equipment

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great Case! :)

                          By AD

                          from Oxnard, CA

                          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 Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                            I use this case for my Canon XA10 and I still have a lot of space for other stuff. Very comfortable and easy to use. Very Secure!

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                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great Durable Case

                            By aslanstudio

                            from Canton, OH

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Strong Construction
                            • Stylish
                            • Well Padded

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Protecting Gear
                              • Transporting Gear

                              Comments about Kata CC-191 PL Compact Case (Black):

                              This is very attractive case and very tough. I feel safe traveling with my camera now.

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                              • No

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