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Tenba Cineluxe Backpack 21

BH #TECBP21BLK • MFR #637-511
Tenba
Tenba Cineluxe Backpack 21
Key Features
  • Shoulder Bag for Pro/Cine/ENG Rigs
  • Fits Camera, Matte Box, & Accessories
  • Quick-Access, "Doctor Bag"-Style Opening
  • Shoulder Harness with Airflow & Hip Belt
The Cineluxe Backpack 21 from Tenba is designed to fit and protect professional camcorders, cine cameras, and ENG rigs with a matte box and other accessories. It features a "doctor bag"-style opening down the middle that allows for easy access to all the stored gear, letting the bag maintain its footprint when opened — instead of as much as doubling in size.
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Tenba 21 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Fast Doctor Bag Opening
  • 3Flex-Core Dividers
  • 4Protective Pouch & Wraps
  • 5Small Footprint
  • 6Durability & Weather Resistance
  • 7International Airline Carry-On Compatible
  • 8Shotgun Mic/Accessory Pocket
  • 9Leather-Trimmed Handle
  • 10Expedition-Grade Harness
  • 11Rigid Protective Shell
  • 12Lens Pillow & Security Strap
  • 13Body Armor Base Panel
  • 14Collapsible Water Bottle Holder
  • 15Molle-Compatible Accessory Loops
  • 16Exterior
  • 17Interior
  • 18Hardware

The Cineluxe Backpack 21 from Tenba is designed to fit and protect professional camcorders, cine cameras, and ENG rigs with a matte box and other accessories. It features a "doctor bag"-style opening down the middle that allows for easy access to all the stored gear, letting the bag maintain its footprint when opened — instead of as much as doubling in size.

The Cineluxe Backpack 21 has an expedition-grade harness consisting of a Pivot-Fit shoulder harness with airflow channels, and a removable hip belt that provides comfort and support when carrying large camera systems. There's also a handle on top for carrying the bag in vertical orientation, and a handle on the side for carrying it in a horizontal position.

The exterior of the bag is made of water-repellent nylon, and the base is water-resistant and abrasion-resistant. The base is also TPU-coated and can easily be wiped after contact with wet and dirty surfaces.

The Cineluxe Backpack 21 comes with two rigid and flexible Flex-Core dividers (which have an aluminum sheet in them), as well as soft-padded wraps for protecting your lenses, a lens pillow, and a camera security strap. A zippered pouch for storing accessories is also included, and a full-length pocket is available on the front of the bag for shotgun mics, matte box flags, batteries, and other accessories. Additionally, there are a collapsible water bottle holder and molle-compatible accessory loops on the exterior of the bag.

Fast Doctor Bag Opening

An extra-wide opening allows unobstructed access to gear through only one quick zipper running down the middle. The camera can be stored with a baseplate, microphone and/or matte box attached.

Flex-Core Dividers

The interior dividers are made with aluminum reinforcement. They're rigid and flexible, providing a secure separation between cameras and lenses while also being bendable and repositionable.

Protective Pouch & Wraps

The bag features a zippered pouch and comes with soft-padded wraps for your gear. These protect lenses and delicate accessories and allow them to be safely stored alongside camera rigs to maximize the interior storage space.

Small Footprint

The doctor bag opening ensures the bag never takes up more space when it's open than closed — this is ideal for working in tight spaces. The Cineluxe Backpack 21 maintains its size. The flap or cover doesn't double the footprint when the bag is opened.

Durability & Weather Resistance

The Cineluxe Backpack 21 features a water-repellent 1680D ballistic nylon exterior, ripstop nylon interior, seat belt-grade webbing, YKK zippers, and heavily-reinforced stitching.

International Airline Carry-On Compatible

Meets most international airline carry-on regulations.

Shotgun Mic/Accessory Pocket

A full-length pocket on the front holds shotgun mics, matte box flags, batteries, and other accessories.

Leather-Trimmed Handle

A padded top handle is comfortable to use even when the bag is fully loaded. It is trimmed with genuine leather for improved grip.

Expedition-Grade Harness

Pivot-Fit shoulder harness with Airflow channels and padded hip belt provide comfort and support when carrying large camera systems, and high-density foam padding won't compress or break down over time or with heavy use. Hip belt is easily removable when not needed.

Rigid Protective Shell

Anodized aluminum bars work together with an internal structure to ensure protection on all sides.

Lens Pillow & Security Strap

An included foam lens pillow and camera security strap provide extra stabilization and are easily movable.

Body Armor Base Panel

A TPU-coated water and abrasion-resistant base protects the bag from wet and/or dirty surfaces and is easy to wipe clean.

Collapsible Water Bottle Holder

A collapsible water bottle/beverage holder is built into the hip belt.

Molle-Compatible Accessory Loops

Molle loops on the shoulder harness provide mounting points for accessory pouches, carabiners, keys, and more.

Exterior

1680-denier ballistic nylon with a durable water-repellent coating, seat belt-grade webbing, and TPU-coated waterproof bottom panel.

Interior

Lightweight ripstop nylon and soft, brushed tricot.

Hardware

YKK zippers, welded steel D-rings, contoured zipper pulls, and anodized aluminum opening frame.
UPC: 816779020121

Tenba 21 Specs

Material1680D ballistic nylon exterior with water-repellent coating, seat belt-grade webbing, and TPU-coated water and abrasion-resistant base

Ripstop nylon interior

Leather-trimmed handle, anodized aluminum bars within protective shell, foam lens pillow

Welded steel D-rings, contoured zipper pulls, and anodized aluminum opening frame
ColorBlack
Exterior DimensionsW x H x D: 14 x 21 x 11" / 36 x 53 x 28 cm
Interior DimensionsW x H x D: 11 x 18 x 8.75" / 28 x 46 x 22 cm
Weight6.6 lb / 3 kg (with dividers, strap, etc.)
5.5 lb / 2.5 kg (empty)
Packaging Info
Package Weight8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)23.5 x 14 x 11"

Tenba 21 Reviews

everything you've heard about this backpack is true

By NOAH
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-15

it's awesome. the doctor style opening is legendary and it's built like a tank. my girlfriend says it kind of looks like a backpack cooler when we're out and about shooting. I'm just glad it doesn't look like a backpack that has my full cinerig in it. when I'm traveling with my camera i want to be inconspicuous. it fits my rig in it, granted i have to take off the top handle, but that's no biggie, it's quick release nato after all. apparently, it can be carried on a flight, I wouldn't know yet, but that's good to know. and it comes with some cool add ons, like a little soft case for random stuff i use to put my monitor in. it's a lifesaver and worth the money to protect your equipment.

Plenty of Space. Rigged C200 Fits Well.

By Dong Soo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-11

Works well for C200 rigged with SmallHD Focus 5. It fits just right. I do have to detach the top handle. There are lots of spaces for other accessories. It is quite big as a backpack but comes with comfortable waist strap.

It's as good as I expected.

By Murakami
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-09-10

It's great to be able to carry the BMPCC4K with a cinema zoom lens and matte box, ready to shoot. It would have been even better if more things could have been put in the side pockets.

BUY IT!

By Jeffrey
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-05-13

This bag has honestly answered my problems. I usually kept my cinema rig in a hard case but I wasn't a fan of breaking it down since it doesn't all fit. This bag has let me put my whole rig without the need of breaking it down. Materials used are excellent and I know this bag will last a long time. Here's my review on it https://youtu.be/qD-ogK-L2sQ

Awesome and durable!

By Matt
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-21

I've been using this bag for about a year and its been superb. Really durable and plenty of room to store multiple cameras plus a decent bit of gear. I usually pack my fs5 & a7iii with lenses attached, mic setup, two alternate lenses, batteries and misc smaller items. The seat belt style zippers are stout and seems like they will last a long time. Also it was a nice touch that it came with a few lens wraps and a collapsible zippered bag- great for cables etc... This pack is easy to wear while shooting if you need to, lots of support but it can be a little heavy so I wouldn't want to do that all day but its doable for short periods. I would definitely recommend this bag to a fellow shooter that likes durable gear that won't let them down, worth the price and I would definitely buy another one.

Great bag but height listing is misleading...

By Brian
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-26

Truly a great bag/backpack in every way, would give 4-5 stars EXCEPT the listed height dimension is straight up inaccurate. The bag is not 11 tall, except maybe if you are measuring to the top of the carry handle or something. The interior height is 8-9 when closed, which is a bummer because my camera w/ top handle has to be on its side instead of straight up to fit. But other than that, it's great quality and well designed (though it wouldn't have hurt to include a way to detach the shoulder straps and snap on a shoulder-bag style single strap as an alternative when desired.

My favorite cinema backpack

By Sean
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-29

My favorite camera backpacks are lowepro pro tactics, but sadly I outgrew mine with the purchase of a proper cinema camera. I wish there was a bit more depth to the bag, my Sony fx6 top handle gets a bit crushed as a result of the tall design. Additionally, I wish there were some lashing points on this backpack for clipping various items to the bag with carabiners in a pinch. The doctor bag design is great, and I often use it as a stand alone duffel as a result.

Almost Perfect!!!!

By Mike
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-19

I bought this item for my RED Komodo Cinema Rig. Durable construction. Easy on your back when fully loaded. When they said, Like a Doctor's Bag they meant it. It's quick to open, no flaps to get in your way. Just open and get your gear out. Side pockets provide additional space for plenty of cables or other accessories. Only downside was that it doesn't fit an entire cine rig (as advertised) i.e. with my Wooden Matte Box (too wide) or one of similar width attached; however, it still had plenty of room to store it within the case along with my full rail setup, a 7 monitor, several battery bricks and a 70-200mm lens attached to the body of the camera. Overall a great choice for any photographer or cine user.

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Can this fit a built FX9 with handle and monitor or must I remove one of those elements to close the pack?
Asked by: Blake
We have not tested this particular setup but based on standard measuring, it should fit.
Answered by: Bruno
Date published: 2021-08-04

anyone use this as a battery bag?

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Asked by: Ryan
Battery bag? I'm able to carry my extra batteries and the camera but not just batteries.
Answered by: Adam
Date published: 2021-10-27

Can the hip belt be removed?

Can the hip belt be removed?
Asked by: Hiroshi
Yes, this bag has a removable hip belt.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-10-18

question

Will this fit a canon c100 ii with the top handle and side grip attached? thanks!
Asked by: Anonymous
The C100 Mark II with Top Hand and Side Grip attached has dimensions of 7.4 x 11 x 13.1". This case has interior dimensions of 11 x 18 x 8.75". Depending on the position you place the camera in the bag, it will be possible to handle the C100 Mark II with top handle and side grip still attached.
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Date published: 2019-02-13

Has anyone put this in an overhead bin on an ...

Has anyone put this in an overhead bin on an aircraft?
Asked by: Blake
Yes, Meets most international airline carry-on regulations
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2021-08-04

question

Can the two shoulder straps be removed? Not can a shoulder strap be attached is the previous question. Its a question because when you set the bag down the shoulder straps will be on the ground. If the ground is wet, your shoulder straps will become wet too. So what is the point of having a waterproof bottom If you shoulder straps can't come off and get soaked if you put it down?
Asked by: Scott J.
The straps cannot be removed, and a shoulder strap cannot be attached. However, I should note that in terms of popularity, the backpacks are more popular then the shoulder bags these days, since it is a more comfortable (for most people) way to carry a heavy load.The backpack does not have the special waterproof fabric on the bottom that the shoulder bag does. It is not possible with the backpack harness and belt. Also, the waterproof fabric would tun the harness into a sweat machine when carried on a hot day since it would never ventilate.
Answered by: Peter W. Tenba Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Can the shoulder straps be detached from the main bag?
Asked by: Lukas M.
Unfortunately no. The bag does not have attachment points for a shoulder strap. But the backpack harness is extremely comfortable, as is the leather-wrapper carry handle.
Answered by: Peter W. Tenba Expert
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Can this bag fit a C300 MK II with lens and monitor?
Asked by: Anonymous
The interior height of the bag is 8.75 inches. The camera will fit without any problems, but the handle and/or monitor will have to be removed from the top. The C300 is taller than virtually every other cinema camera on the market, so it requires a little adjustment in order to fit inside an airline carry-on compatible case.
Answered by: Peter W. Tenba Expert
Date published: 2020-12-16
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