Ruggard Portable Dry Case with Dehumidifier & Fabric Insert (Black, 22.4L)

Ruggard Portable Dry Case with Dehumidifier & Fabric Insert (Black, 22.4L)

Ruggard Portable Dry Case with Dehumidifier & Fabric Insert (Black, 22.4L)

In Stock

Product Highlights

  • Holds Photo, Electronic, and Other Gear
  • Renewable Desiccant Humidity Protection
  • Hygrometer Displays Relative Humidity
  • Silent Operation
  • Weatherproof Rubber Gasket Seal
  • Manual Pressure Release Valve
  • Latches with Hasps for Optional Padlocks
  • Ergonomic Top Handle
  • Padded Touch-Fastening Dividers
  • Padded Insert, Handle & Shoulder Strap
Show moreShow less

Size: 22.4L

8.5L 22.4L

Version: Insert with Dividers

Empty Insert with Dividers

B&H $500 Gift Card Dash

Share for a chance to win a $500 B&H Gift Card!

Share on Twitter

Share a favorite product for chances to win one of eight $500 B&H Gift Cards!
1 new winner announced every Monday starting Nov 5th!
Limit 1 entry per day: Come back every day to increase your chance of winning.

Be sure to mention #BHWishList when you share!

Congrats to our winners so far:

Next winner: Dec 17th

James Z. (Wk 1)

Ralph H. (Wk 2)

Arturo M. (Wk 3)

Rich P. (Wk 4)

Valeria A. (Wk 5)

Sabrina B. (Wk 6)

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash (the "Sweepstakes") is void where prohibited by law and is sponsored by B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ("Sponsor"). It is not sponsored or endorsed by Facebook or Twitter in any way.

Entry Period/Methods of Entry. The Sweepstakes will run from on or about October 28, 2018 until on or about December 23, 2018 (the "Entry Period"). Entries received outside the Entry Period are void. Enter the Sweepstakes via either one of the following methods. (1) Share any product found on the B&H website (the "Website") on Facebook or Twitter via the dedicated links contained on the website using the hashtag #BHWishlist; or (2) Mail a postcard (postmarked during the Entry Period) containing your name, address, phone number, and email address, and indicate the subject(s), if any, about which you are interested in receiving future emails from B&H (e.g. photo, video, audio, computers, home theater, portable entertainment ) (optional) to: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, c/o B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 (either option, an "Entry"). Entries must not, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries deemed by Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Entries owned by a third party, or the use of any trademarks, service marks, logos, brands, or products owned by a third party are not acceptable for entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit 1 entry per person, per day.

Winner Selection/Prizes/Odds. The B&H Social Team will randomly select a winner from among all eligible entries every Monday during the Entry Period, for a total eight (8) winners (each a "Winner"). Each Winner will receive a B&H Gift Card pre-valued in the amount of $500.00. No cash or other substitutions will be offered. Winner selection is in the sole and absolute discretion of the B&H Social Team. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winners will be notified and receive their prize at the email address associated with the account to which their Entry was posted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Identity of Winners/Eligible Participants. Winners will be identified by the email account associated with the Facebook or Twitter account from which their Entry was submitted or the email account provided with a mail-in entry. An email account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such email account by the internet access or online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with such email account. Any issues regarding the identity of a Winner shall be resolved by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes is only open to residents of the United States that are at least eighteen (18) years of age on their entry date and is not open to employees of Sponsor, their immediate family, any person domiciled with such employees, or any affiliates or subsidiaries of Sponsor.

Entry Ownership/Entrant Agreements. Entrants retain full ownership and copyrights to their Submission. However, by entering the Sweepstakes entrants grant Sponsor permission to use their Entries for promotional purposes on their respective social media channels with proper credit. Entrants also agree: (a) to be bound by these Official B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes Rules; (b) that any claims related to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action and that awards, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes, and shall not include incidental or consequential damages or attorneys fees; and (c) that any actual or perceived ambiguities in these rules shall be interpreted by Sponsor in their sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability/Sponsor Modification/Cancellation Rights/ Choice of Law/ Venue/ Winners List. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete entries or for failure to receive entries due to technical failures or human error of any kind. Winners agree that Sponsor will have no responsibility for losses or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's consent to the publication of his or her name by Sponsor in any media for commercial or promotional purposes without limitation or further compensation subject to Sponsor's respective Privacy Policies. Sponsor may modify or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time and may disqualify from the Sweepstakes any person it determines, in its sole discretion, to have attempted to or actually tampered with or otherwise abused any aspect of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that in the unlikely event a dispute arises in connection with this Sweepstakes, it will be governed by the laws of the State of New York and heard exclusively in a court of applicable jurisdiction in the County and State of New York irrespective of any choice of law provisions to the contrary. To receive names of the winners by U.S. mail, please mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., Attn: B&H $500.00 Gift Card Dash Sweepstakes, 440 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Any Winners List request must be received by B&H within one (1) year of the date the Sweepstakes is conducted.

Let us know how to reach you if you win!

Privacy 100% guaranteed; email address for contact purposes only


Already have a B&H account? Just log in tomorrow to enter again!

$0 VA Sales Tax Collected on This Item
Add to Wish List Item in Wish List

Ruggard PDC24-BBS overview

  • 1Description

Store, transport, and protect your gear from dirt, dust, and moisture with the black Ruggard 22.4L Portable Dry Case with Fabric Insert and Rechargeable Dehumidifier. This case is suitable for storing photo, optical, electronic, and other items that require protection from humidity. Included with the case is a small, silent dehumidifier that can be renewed by simply plugging into a wall outlet and waiting for the color indicator to turn from pink to blue.

Interior humidity levels may be monitored with the built-in hygrometer. For added protection the case features a weatherproof gasket seal and a manual pressure release valve. Users will appreciate the dual latch closure, ergonomic top handle, and padded insert with touch-fastening dividers. Carry the insert inside the dry case or separately with the top handle and included shoulder strap. Hasps on each latch accept select optional padlocks.

Portable Dry Case
The Ruggard Portable Dry Case helps protect your equipment such as lenses, photographic and optical equipment, and mobile electronics from dirt, dust, and moisture. It's a portable, weather-sealed option where you can store your valuables while you're out and about.
Renewable Dehumidifier
The included Renewable Dehumidifier draws away excessive moisture from your gear. It's a small, hand-sized unit which fits in most sealed cases and works without power. This dehumidifier is useful when you need to store gear in conditions such as tropical locales or rain forests.
Status Window
The status window and color guide on the Renewable Dehumidifier show you when it's full of moisture, and when it's ready to use. Pink means it's full and needs to be charged, and blue means it's ready to go.
Silent Operation
The renewable dehumidifier's internal silica gels operate silently and without power. All you have to do is charge the dehumidifier beforehand, and it's ready to work.
The hygrometer measures the water vapor inside the case and displays a range of relative humidity levels. It takes the guesswork out of knowing when to open the case to avoid prematurely exposing the internal air to the external moisture.
Outlet Charging
Charging the Renewable Dehumidifier is easy. Plug the unit into a wall power outlet with the retractable prongs, and when it's ready to use, you can push the prongs in so they won't get damaged. An LED shows when the dehumidifier is receiving power.
Air Valve Equalization
As the relative humidity level decreases, sometimes the internal pressure of the case can increase and make the case hard to open. An air valve equalizes the inside pressure so you can pop the top open.
Two front latches allow you to clamp the lid to the base of the case. And two locking slots (hasps) offer extra security for an optional combination or key lock.
Comfort Handle
Take your renewable and portable dehumidifier with you to your next locale. Pick it up with the ergonomic rubber top handle, and carry your equipment with comfort in hand.
Padded Insert with Adjustable Dividers
A padded liner with adjustable dividers will keep your equipment scratch-free and organized. The adjustable dividers allow you to customize the inside for a more precise fit to your equipment. This makes it easy to store a camera plus several lenses or other delicate gear. And the liner has a handle, so it's a great portable and protective gear bag. The bag makes it easy to take all your equipment with you, and when you return, just drop everything back in the sealed case.
Shoulder Strap
Sling the Portable Dry Case over your shoulder with the included adjustable strap, and take it to your next locale. The shoulder strap has an adjustable length of 35 to 58".
UPC: 847628007208
In the Box
Ruggard Portable Dry Case with Dehumidifier & Fabric Insert (Black, 22.4L)
  • 7 x Padded Touch-Fastening Dividers
  • Padded Insert, Handle & Shoulder Strap
  • Foam Bottom Liner
  • Renewable Dehumidifier
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Ruggard PDC24-BBS specs

    Relative Humidity 20 to 50% (7% RH)
    Input Voltage 110 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
    Volume 0.79 ft³ / 22.4 L
    Interior Dimensions 9.3 14.8 10" / 23.5 37.5 25.5 cm
    Exterior Dimensions 11.7 16 11.6" / 29.7 40.6 29.4 cm
    Weight Case: 5.1 lb / 2.3 kg
    Case with Dehumidifier 5.8 lb / 2.6 kg
    Case, Dehumidifier, and Insert: 6.75 lb / 3.1 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.0 x 13.1 x 12.1"

    Ruggard PDC24-BBS reviews

    Portable Dry Case with Dehumidifier & Fabric Insert (Black, 22.4L) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great case for valuable eletronics! I have been using this case for a few weeks, and I love it! The hard case is rugged and durable, and the padded insert is thick and protective. The case is plenty deep enough to hold a telephoto lens vertically in one opening of the fabric insert, and there are eight openings with the standard divider configuration. The dividers in the fabric insert use velcro to attach to the walls of the insert, so they are easy to move and customize the configuration. The handle on top of the case is rugged and has a nice rubber grip. The seal is weatherproof, but not waterproof, so don't try submerging it under water, but if you get stuck in the rain, everything will stay perfectly dry. I live in Georgia where the humidity is often so high that you could swim wherever you want to go, so the fact that this case has a hygrometer and includes a renewable dehumidifier is a big plus. I have a lot more confidence in the longevity of my camera gear knowing that I can keep them stored in a dry box, especially when on multi-day outdoor shoots. The one thing to keep in mind is that there is a zipper around the top of the fabric insert, and it is easy to accidentally leave the zipper pulls hanging over the edge of the dry box when you attempt to close the lid. I have done this a few times and thankfully it has not caused any damage to the case itself, and I am now in the habit of moving the zipper pulls out of the way before closing the lid, but it is something to watch out for.
    Date published: 2018-06-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from ON THE GO! This case is awesome. So while it is decently sturdy in build do not expect a pelican hard case type of sturdy. It is sturdy enough and its pretty lightweight so I don't mind at all. If you get this it only makes sense if you get the insert. Its about 10 inches in height inside so It is tall enough for larger lenses standing up or even on its side without being too large of a case. Its about the size of a portable file cabinet you may find somewhere. It comes with a strap that allows you to carry it and the insert also has strap slots to carry that separately. I don't picture needing that strap as the handle is pretty comfortable with a rubber grip. The insert even has a top handle sewn into it. The included renewable Desiccant pack can actually be used in any sealed case. Keep in mind that this case has a rubber seal around the edges so using the Desiccant pack in a random case may not be as useful or effective as having it in a sealed case of some sort. I currently have renewable Desiccant packs but you have to place them in the oven for hours. I am not sure of the exact renew time for this but the fact that you can just plug it in like you would some rechargeable batteries is super convenient. The only two things that I would mention is that the black case (not the lid) has a glossy finish. Its basically a fingerprint magnet. Although it should not matter it is worth pointing out if you care about fingerprints or scratches. They have a clear option but that only comes in a smaller size and has a yellow lid for easy visibility if thats what you need. The last thing to note is the zippered insert rides along the edge of the insert so if you do not tuck over the zipper handles before you close the lid you can easily close the lid on them by mistake. It will not allow you to close and lock the latches like this without extreme force but it happened to me a few times so I wanted to mention it. Overall this case is great and I love the Renewable Desiccant pack. The built in analogue Hydrometer makes this a complete on the go solution for anyone caring for their gear in humid environments.
    Date published: 2018-06-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dry and portable This economical case with fabric insert is a great way to store gear out of the humidity and is handing for transporting it as well. The plug-in heater that restores the crystals works well. This case isn't thick enough to bang around, but for storage and careful transport, it's very good.
    Date published: 2018-08-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Dry Box without the need for continuous power I've used two of these for a couple months and have ordered a 3rd. I first experimented with an air-tight tub for half the price of this one and bulk desiccant placed in an old vitamin bottle with holes drilled in it. The inexpensive tub hinges were a molded part of the base tub. Inferior design for long-life because after many open-closes, the hinge part fails. And having to refresh the desiccant by pouring it out into a baking sheet for the oven, baking it, and returning it to the bottle is cumbersome. The cartridge with an integrated heater, that just needs to be plugged into a wall socket for 3 hours is much more convenient. Also, as you may know, the desiccant doesn't wear out. There isn't a number of recycles limitation. Yeah, the heating coil or it's connections may eventually fail, but that's a low probability potential failure for 1000 recycles. And it's much more convenient to just plug the cartridge into a wall socket than deal with a home brew solution using an oven. But these are for storage, not shipping containers.
    Date published: 2018-10-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Travels Well Well made and durable; holds up to tossing it in car.
    Date published: 2018-06-07
    • y_2018, m_12, d_4, h_17
    • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.9
    • cp_1, bvpage1
    • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_5
    • loc_en_US, sid_1377861, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RELEVANCE, direction=DESCENDING)]
    • clientName_bhphotovideo
    Be the first to review this item
    Customer Photos

    Ruggard PDC24-BBS Q&A

    Ruggard PDC24-BBS accessories

    See any errors on this page? Let us know. vqdvsqyzbcuzwxrbzr