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Due to the addition of high-definition video in devices ranging from high-end DSLRs, down to handheld pocket camcorders, it is now possible to shoot HD quality video in more ways and more locations than ever before. Now photographers and videographers alike are experimenting with various shooting styles and lighting setups. However, with the increase in video-related hardware, there is also an increased need for hardware protection.
Recently at NAB 2012, Petrol Bags has done just that, revealing the rugged designed PL2005 Liteporter. The case is constructed specifically for the Litepanels 1 x 1’ LED Flood Light fixture that has been a hit with photographers dabbling in video recording, and videographers testing LED lighting against the more traditional methods to which they are accustomed. With this new addition, both can benefit from the added protection and increased utility of Petrol Bags’ forthcoming PL2005 case.
For added protection of your Litepanels 1 x 1’ LED light fixture during shipping, or a similar product of the same size, the PL2005 Liteporter is constructed of rugged, water-resistant black 900D polyester, ballistic nylon and an ABS honeycomb frame, while its soft padded interior layers will ensure that your fixture makes it there in one piece without any dents or damaged LEDs. The Lifeporter is designed with room to hold not only the fixture and detachable mounting yoke, but also the AC power supply with cord, power cable, battery and color or conversion diffusion gels.
In addition to the weatherized and solid construction, the Liteporter weighs just about five pounds and sports a soft-grip carrying handle. It also meets all airline regulations for carry-on luggage, making it easy to bring your gear with you onto the plane to be stowed in the overhead compartment, rather than risking it in the gauntlet that is checked luggage.
So whether you need to protect your new lighting system for the first time as a hobbyist videographer going pro, a photographer looking to experiment with sustained LED lighting, or you’ve already had plenty of bags in the past and are looking to upgrade your current used and abused bag, the Lifeporter from Petrol Bags will keep your lighting safe, and keep you from worrying about damage or wear when traveling or storing it.
|Material Exterior||900D polyester and ballistic nylon|
|Material Interior||One-piece ABS honeycomb frame Lined with layers of soft padded orange brushed polyester|
|Type of Closure||Twin straps of hook-and-loop material, Zippered flat compartment|
|Carrying/Transport Options||Top carry handle, Padded adjustable shoulder strap|
|Exterior Dimensions||19 x 19 x 5" (47 x 47 x 13 cm)|
|Interior Dimensions||17 x 17 x 4" (43 x 43 x 10.5 cm)|
|Weight||5.1 lb (2.3 kg)|