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Pelican1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver)
 
4.9

(based on 142 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (123)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (60)
  • Well padded (51)
  • Very protective (50)
  • Durable (40)
  • Good protection (29)

Cons

  • Heavy (11)
  • Heavy / bulky (8)

Best Uses

  • Transporting gear (61)
  • Protecting gear (60)
  • Storing gear (43)
  • Travel (32)
  • Storage (21)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (39), Semi-pro photographer (21), Casual photographer (7), Film professional (6), Photo enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (85)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I THINK IT'S BULLET PROOF

This Pelican case really doesn't need a review, it's the best case available on the planet and was my first purchase from B&H. When I received it, I could only open it...Read complete review

This Pelican case really doesn't need a review, it's the best case available on the planet and was my first purchase from B&H. When I received it, I could only open it about 5 inches and I was afraid to force it. I called B&H the following day, explained my concern, and they told me to FORCE IT, that if anything broke they'd replace it at no charge including shipping. I forced it and it opened right up, the rear hinges are heavily spring loaded. My photo buddies have told me never to buy anywhere other than B&H, now I know why! Thanks guys!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Nice case

Case is easy to use and to create custom case layout with the punchout foam. Only issue is the lid foam was cut too small so it doesn't fit the lid tightly. Have to...Read complete review

Case is easy to use and to create custom case layout with the punchout foam. Only issue is the lid foam was cut too small so it doesn't fit the lid tightly. Have to place it back into the lide after every openning. Added some additional foam and tape behind the foam to keep it in place.

Reviewed by 142 customers

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5.0

Love this Case & B&H!!!!!

By DOP

from washington depot ct

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

Perfect case for traveling tools and equipment around.

 
5.0

Amazing product worth the money

By Daniel

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

Amazing case

If you want to protect your equipment use this product

 
5.0

Mobility must-have

By Sarah

from Buffalo, NY

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver):

I have a lot of sensitive audio and camera gear to haul from location to location and this case has been essential to keeping that gear safe. I haven't really had to pay attention to the water-proof-ness of this case, but the durability is awesome. I've had this case blow over in strong wind (the extendable handle acts like a wing, just so you know) and all the inside was safe when I opened to check to see if there was any damage. The only things I don't care for on this case, which are purely opinion, is the fact that the hinge on the lid is very difficult work against (unless you have 50lbs of gear inside), and the extendable handle doesn't feel very sturdy. Other than those few things, the foam is fun to separate as long as you don't go overboard removing segments because you can't put them back.

 
5.0

Dji Ronin m

By Dustin

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

I put my dji ronin m in this case, it's perfect for that. Pelicans are the best

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

It fits my c100 mark ii

By Thomas

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver):

It fits my c100 Mark II, three lenses, and all accessories.

 
5.0

I would buy again!

By Mike

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Olive Drab Green):

Looks great. Love my cases!!

 
5.0

best case

By Boosman

from Almaty

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

I use this case to transport my dji phantom 4 pro+ , pelican case
best for photo and video equipment

 
5.0

Have many of these

By Monarch

from Richmond, VA

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

We use these for our film/video gear and they are perfect.

 
5.0

Agonized, and not sorry

By Regina

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

Probably watched every video online about these and competitor cases before buying and I'm very happy with it. If you've got a fair amount of camera gear, you want a *few* of these cases. Your case will get VERY HEAVY if you put a decent amount of gear in it, so plan what *needs* to go in there. Stuff that won't break anyway, can go in a different bag. This one came with plenty of foam and you should take the time to figure out how to use the foam well. Do not worry if you make a mistake because you can just tape pieces back together again, so keep those foam pieces and use them as extra stuffing! Don't expect to use this as a carry on: it will have to be checked. I use this one for a rack of film cameras. For my digital body and better lenses, I decided to add the approved carry-on version as well. I do NOT understand why anyone would buy this just to store a few knives or for clothes, but that's just me. Also, no plans to drive over it with a car or swim a moat, so most of the sales hype points aren't that important. What IS important is that TSA is not about to treat your gear with TLC: you want something that will protect it from being tossed about and you can actually SIT ON IT when stuck in airports or out in the "wilderness." Gun owners love these, and that makes a bit more sense. You'll want stickers for easy identification and theft deterrents like zip locks or padlocks. Suggestions not seen in videos: 1) take pictures of everything you put in it before you go for insurance, 2) put your business card on the *inside* as well and 3) use cheapo travel cases and hand towels to store your bits/pieces and as extra padding in the lid if you don't buy the lid organizer.

 
5.0

Best around.

By David

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Orange):

Incredible prices, on a top shelf product, from a company with stellar service and fast shipping. What more could you ask for? Excellent experience. Thank you B & H.

 
5.0

Awesome

By Silvers

from Undisclosed

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

They are the best cases on the planet! I have used them for 10 years now to store my photography equipment. I will not trust any other case.

 
5.0

Great case

By Sean

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

Bought this for a printer that I travel with all the time. Love the case. Easy to fly with

 
5.0

Excellent choice

By John

from undisclosed

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver):

Well made as usual from Pelican. I travel as a news videographer and these cases keep equipment safe and secure.

 
5.0

Best luggage ever

By Christopher

from Undisclosed

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

I travel professionally all over the world and have for 15+ years. In that time I've had every type of luggage fail on me. Pelican so far is the best solution yet. I have a 1510, 1560, and a 1650. Wouldn't trade them for anything.

 
5.0

Solid

By JEFFREY

from Undisclosed

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver):

Military or for personal videography use, always my go to brand of case.
I bought this for my C100 Mark ii. I have the handle unit, Rode NG2 with deadcat, extra batteries and power supplies, along with a 35mm and 85mm stored inside. Perfect A cam set up. I also like there are two layers of foam to store for example the batteries at a higher even level. This price, this case-it makes sense.

 
5.0

We would purchase again as required

By Alaska Wild

from Kansas

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

Case might be a little large for carry on even in Business Class.

 
5.0

pelican are the best cases for my rc stuff

By Flying Nate

from Denver CO

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver):

super tough, forever warranty, waterproof dustproof, when im out at the field flying and it starts raining i can throw my radio gear and chargers in their cases so quick and then not be worried at all about them. More time to put my planes away so they dont get wet or blow down the field.

 
5.0

Awesome

By Rodrigo

from Monterrey, Mx.

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

Super solid, super easy to set up. I use it for my large format camera and accesories, everything feels tight and safe.

 
5.0

Great Product!

By Crystal Oliveri

from Pearl River, NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Silver):

The quality of this product is exceptional! Shipping came next day via Ground, and this is the third pelican case we have ordered in 6 months!

 
5.0

Excellent Case, Light Weight

By rgb-flms

from Stratford, CT

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Good Protection
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Transport
    • Storage
    • Travel

    Comments about 1560 Case with Foam Set (Black):

    I purchased the Pelican 1560 to hold my Video gear. I used it to hold my Panasonic GH4, Sony A6300 and assortments of lens and accessories. The Pelican 1560 is the way to go. All my components have a home inside the case. It is very rugged and keep every thing safe and secure.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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