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KataCC-195 PL Compact Case (Black)
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (5)
  • Professional quality (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Highly compatible (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Business owner (3), Enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
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      5.0

      Almost perfect (but not quite)

      By Sven Svensson

      from Lund, Sweden

      About Me Business Owner, Hobbyist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Robust

      Cons

      • Lacks Functionality
      • Not Carry-on Compatable

      Best Uses

      • Professional Video Camera

      Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

      Recently received the bag and I have used it only for about one week.

      The good:
      + Light weight and very good protection.
      + Pretty easy to zip and to get the camera in and out.

      The bad:
      - Zipper feels pretty good, but I am slightly concerned about breakage in the future. It feels like it is a 5 year zipper, but not a 10 year zipper...
      - The compartments are not entirely flexible and don't stay in place perfectly. I would have liked a little more flexability here rather than just the two dividers that it came with. It would have also been nice to have more pockets I think (only one on the side besides the main pocket).
      - I dislike the velcro opening (combined with the zippers on the main pocket). I like to be able to open my equipment without everyone in the church having to stare at me. Velcro creates noise and wears out.

      Overall a handy bag. I would buy it again. I like Kata bags - they definately have some good designs, I just wish that they could fix a few of the details.

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      5.0

      excellent bag for camcorder Sony HXR-NX3

      By kova

      from croatia

      About Me Business Owner, Film Student, Hobbyist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Movies
        • Independent Films
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

        is good protection for my camcorder with shot gun microfon on the camcorder .
        bag is enough big for all equipment, Camcorder with external microphone, 3 batery sony 970, charger, adaptor, 2 microphone,1 microphone holder table, big headset, cleaning liquid, 4 x 5m cable.
        all in one bag .
        Bag is strong with AL frame. very good

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        5.0

        Lightweight/Compact- Perfect Fast Travel

        By Jake

        from Detroit, MI

        About Me Business Owner, Hobbyist, Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Independent Films

          Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

          This bag neatly fits my Panasonic AG-AC8PJ, which is a large shoulder-mount camcorder. I also have plenty of room for accessories.

          I love how lightweight and portable the bag is. It makes the load in/out so much easier.

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          5.0

          Nice sturdy lightweight bag

          By Aaron

          from Salem, OR

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

              I really like this Kata bag. It has a high build quality and is a perfect size for my Canon XF300. There is also room for my microphones, extra batteries, XLR cable, and foldable over the ear headphones. After all that gear, the bag still seems lightweight.

              The onlt thing I found disappointing was that the interior height dimensions only represent the center of the bag. It is a little bit lower at the ends. This just means that if I leave a shotgun mic holder on the camera, I need to center it in the bag.

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              5.0

              Great Case - Light Weight but Rugged

              By Dark Horse Productions

              from Ohio

              About Me Video Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great value
              • Lightweight
              • Professional Quality
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

                  This case is a new design from the old CC-195, but they managed to maintain the ruggedness and make it lighter. I am very happy with this. Plenty of room for my Sony NEX EA50 and all the accessories. I miss the old Trolley Insert strap that allowed this to sit upright on rolling luggage. It now sits on its end and I assume this was to allow this large bag to maintain a more narrow width when put on smaller pieces of luggage.

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                  4.0

                  Comfortable

                  By Alonso&Vivas

                  from Venezuela

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

                  Very good but should have better grip on the shoulder strap

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                  5.0

                  another great kata bag

                  By rob

                  from ga

                  Verified Buyer

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                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

                        this bag is well made, durable, and has a compact design. the main inside compartment can be divided to suit your needs. Every kata bag I have owned has held up well. It's nice to know some manufacturers still make quality products. convenient top handle

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                        5.0

                        Great Case!

                        By Zip

                        from Sedona, AZ

                        About Me Film Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Strong Construction
                        • Stylish
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                        • Not enough Storage

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Storing Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

                        I have a few Kata cases and I like them because they are so well made!

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                        4.0

                        Great EX-3 case

                        By eVision

                        from Bismarck, ND

                        About Me Video Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Strong Construction
                        • Stylish
                        • Well Padded

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Storing Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about Kata CC-195 PL Compact Case (Black):

                          Fits Sony EX-3 very well... viewfinder is enclosed in case, unlike some other EX-3 cases. Good protection for local shoots, but not intended for airline abuse. The case comes with some dividers, but I also ordered the "MVKS-20 Modi-Vers Kit Divider Kit". I was able to create two compartments in front of the lens and two compartments in each rear corner. The case is a comfortable size, and has lots of room for accessories. The only thing I am concerned about is the top dual zippers... might have issues at the "hinge" point when open. I intend to minimize stress in this area when open. All in all, very pleased with case.

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