Porta Brace POL-5 Polar Bear Heated Camcorder Case - for Broadcast Cameras with Lens, Battery and Recorder plus Accessories

Porta Brace POL-5 Polar Bear Heated Camcorder Case - for Broadcast Cameras with Lens, Battery and Recorder plus Accessories
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Porta Brace POL-5 Overview

The POL-5 Polar Bear case is designed to keep Broadcast cameras with lens, battery and recorder plus accessories warm in cold temperatures. It has a black nylon fabric exterior and is thickly padded and constructed of high loft insulation.

The interior is lined with Mylar fabric to reflect heat back into the camera chamber. Air activated warmers placed inside the case to maintain interior temperatures to keep battery, recorder, lens and hands warm. The case has been tested at minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Two hand openings at the lens are enclosed with fleece cuffs for warm access.

Suede leather handles make it comfortable to carry. The attached insulated lens cover protects the lens in transport. It also prevents condensation from forming when bringing the Polar Bear case in from the cold. The cover stores conveniently inside pocket when shooting. A White Balance Card and 4 Polar Heat Paks are included.

Thickly padded and constructed of high loft insulation.
Interior is lined with Silver Mylar Fabric to reflect heat back to the camera. Successfully tested at -500F (-100C)
Touch Fastener strips line the interior of the Polar Bear for arranging optional air activated hand-warmers. They can be placed in pouches and stuck to areas near the battery to extend operating time. Heaters can also be positioned to keep lens and recorder section warm.
Two-hand openings at the lens and 1 by the viewfinder are enclosed with cotton cuffs that keep hands warm and the cold out.
Three sets of zippers for easy access to controls
The snug bottom zipper pulls around tripod plate to allow tripod use
Accepts microphones through the top zipper opposite the viewfinder
Suede leather handles and a non-slip suede shoulder strips make it comfortable to carry
A small lens cover is supplied with the Polar Bear to protect and keep camera insulated during transportation. The cover is stored in the front pocket.
Rings are attached to the case to carry an HB-10/10P, HB-15/15P or HB-40 Shoulder Strap
The Polar Bear case can be placed inside of a Quick-Draw or Carry-On Camera case
White Balance Card and 4 Polar Heat Paks are provided with the Polar Bear Case

Compatible with;

  • Hitachi Z-3000W
  • Hitachi SK-2000P with Sony BVV-5, PVV-1, PVV-3, MII
  • Ikegami HL-59, 57, 55, 45, HC-400 with IR-D90, Panasonic AJ-D90
  • Ikegami HL-53, 43, HC-390, 99, 95 with MII
  • JVC DY-700, DY-90U/E, DY-70U/E
  • JVC KY-29, 27, 25, 19, 17 with BR-D40U, BR S422, 411, 410
  • Panasonic WV-F700, 565, 500 with AJ-D90, AG-7450 with Beta
  • Panasonic WV-F700, 565, 500, 350, 250 with Beta, VHS
  • Philips/BTS PDK 537A with PBC-1, BCB-5
  • Philips/BTS LDK-9P, 93, with Philips/BTS BCB-5, 1
  • Sony DXC-D35L, DXC-D35WS, DXC-D35H, DXC-D30, 637, 537A with BVV-5, PVV-1
  • Sony DXC- D50, DXC-D35L, DXC-D35WS, DXC-D35H, DXC-D30, 637, 537 with DSR-1, PVV-3
  • Sony BVP-E10, 950,750, 550, 90, 70, 7, 50, 5 with Beta
  • Sony BVP-5, 30, 3A, 3 with Beta
  • Sony DXC- 537A, 327, 325 with BVV-5, PVV-1
  • Thomson 1657 with Sony BVV-5
UPC: 877547002305

Porta Brace POL-5 Specs

Type of ClosureZipper
Carrying/Transport OptionsHandle
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.86 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)30 x 20 x 5"
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