PHOTOHIKER 24 and 44 are new mountaineering backpacks for picture/video gear. The backpacks are available two sizes – 24 liters and 44 liters – providing numerous options and might home two sizes of detachable PHOTOCUBE inserts for digicam gear. The backpacks can be found on Kickstarter now ranging from €299.
With regards to carrying the picture/video gear safely throughout out of doors shoots, most filmmakers go for a backpack. There are lots of choices on the market (such as the PGYTECH OneMo), however not all are properly suited to actual mountaineering on troublesome trails or within the mountains. There may be now a Kickstarter marketing campaign that guarantees to convey the final word mountaineering backpack for picture/video gear – the PHOTOHIKER.
Two German firms joined forces to make this PHOTOHIKER backpack a actuality. It has been designed by COSYSPEED, which stands behind a couple of different luggage and equipment already, and the manufacturing might be carried out by VAUDE – a sporting garments and equipment producer. The backpack itself features a few attention-grabbing options, so let’s check out it.
PHOTOHIKER 24 and 44 Backpacks
In response to COSYSPEED, the concept behind this backpack is that it’s constructed round a carrying system utilized in high-end mountaineering backpacks. It ought to subsequently present the absolute best consolation on demanding hikes in troublesome terrain. Because the title implies, the backpack is available in two sizes:
- PHOTOHIKER 24 has a complete quantity of 24 liters and it might home a smaller digicam gear insert – PHOTOCUBE M
- PHOTOHIKER 44 has a complete quantity of 44 liters and it might home a bigger insert – PHOTOCUBE XL or alternatively two smaller PHOTOCUBE M inserts.
The PHOTOCUBE inserts include a number of padded compartments for numerous digicam gear. It’s mainly a block-shaped compartment that safely shops the gear and could be taken out of the backpack at any time. This idea shouldn’t be totally new in spite of everything.
Each backpacks function weather-proof supplies on the surface (rubberized Nylon D1000 and comparable), however in addition they embrace a raincover on the backside. PHOTOHIKER has a laptop computer sleeve that homes as much as 16″ laptops and it’s accessible from the aspect. Aeroflex again for good breathability additionally helps to maintain to scale back the again sweating throughout demanding hikes
The backpacks function adjustable carrying straps in order that they continue to be snug for individuals from 5.3′ (160 cm) on the smallest adjustment as much as 6.6′ (200 cm) if adjusted to its most. There are tripod pouches and straps on each side of the backpack. The hip belt consists of additional pouches for small equipment.
There are PHOTOHIKER 24 and 44 backpacks from COSYSPEED already out there on-line, however from what I might discover, these are the first-generation backpacks. The brand new backpacks included within the crowdfunding marketing campaign function some improvements. COSYSPEED additionally claims that the backpacks are produced with environmental commitments in thoughts – that features recyclable and sustainable supplies, sustainable distribution, and extra.
The scale of the PHOTOHIKER 24 are 45 x 28 x 20cm (17 x 11 x 8″) and the load with out PHOTOCUBE is 1200g (2.6lbs). The bigger PHOTOHIKER 44 has dimensions of 54 x 32 x 20cm (21 x 12 x 8″) and it weighs 1700g (3.7lbs) with none PHOTOCUBE inserted.
The bigger PHOTOCUBE XL has dimensions of 36 x 26 x 16cm (14 x 10 x 6.3″) and a weight of 900g (2lbs). The smaller PHOTOCUBE M is 26 x 18 x 16cm (10 x 7 x 6.3″) massive and it weighs 400g (0.9lbs).
Pricing and Availability
There are mainly six completely different rewards on the Kickstarter campaign. It’s potential to get the PHOTOCUBE solely – M dimension for €59 or XL dimension for €69. Each PHOTOCUBE additionally features a shoulder strap. With regards to backpacks, the bigger PHOTOHIKER 44 at all times comes with a big PHOTOCUBE XL and prices €349. The smaller PHOTOHIKER 24 consists of the PHOTOCUBE M and it may be “bought” for €299. Every backpack is out there both in black or blue colour.
There might be two batches produced – the primary one is deliberate to be shipped in January 2022 and the second in April 2022. The campaign is lively till August 28, 2021, at 9:00 PM CEST so there may be nonetheless time to pledge if you’re .
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Which backpack do you utilize if you go mountaineering along with your gear? What do you consider the PHOTOHIKER backpacks? Tell us within the feedback beneath the article.