Lowepro Flipside 500 AW

March 13, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | 0 Comments |
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Lowepro has launched a new large-capacity outdoor backpack based on the award-winning design of the Flipside series: the Flipside 500 AW. Designed to protect, store and carry a pro camera body, up to 500mm f/4 lens, plus additional pro-sized equipment in a padded and spacious main compartment, the Lowepro Flipside 500 AW features a Hideaway Tripod Mount attachment system that includes a foot holder, plus sturdy buckle and strap to secure a standard-size tripod or monopod to the front of the pack. The Flipside 500 AW is available for £149.99.

Lowepro Press Release

AWARD WINNING LOWEPRO FLIPSIDE JUST WENT SUPERSIZE!

Lowepro has launched a new large-capacity outdoor backpack based on the award-winning design of the Flipside series: the Flipside 500 AW.

This new pack offers professional sports, adventure and outdoor shooters a mix of premium features – designed specifically to accommodate pro spec camera bodies and longer lenses.

As the name suggests, the Flipside 500 AW is built to protect, store and carry a pro camera body, up to 500mm f/4 lens, plus additional pro-sized equipment in a padded and spacious main compartment. An adjustable divider system makes it easy to organize gear in a variety of configurations.

Also a Hideaway Tripod Mount™ attachment system includes a foot holder, plus sturdy buckle and strap to secure a standard-size tripod or monopod to the front of the pack.

A body-side access design serves the outdoor photographer in two practical ways. First, it offers easy access to gear when the waistbelt is secured and the pack is rotated to the front and unzipped.

Second, it provides extra security when the pack is worn, as the back-entry compartment is placed next to the body.

The contoured shoulder straps and padded waistbelt provide extra comfort and also help evenly distribute the weight of a heavy load.

Additional features of the Flipside 500 AW include: Lowepro’s patented, built-in All Weather AW Cover™ to protect valuable gear and personal items from the elements; a zippered front storage pocket with plentiful space for a tablet device, cables, adaptors, small accessories and personal items; built-in pockets for spare memory; and two SlipLock™ attachment loops to expand carrying capacity.

The Flipside 500 AW is available in Black. For more information on this product and other models in the Flipside series, please visit http://www.lowepro.com.

Key features:
Large capacity pack, designed to accommodate pro-sized gear including 500mm f4 lens
Body-side access offers easy access to gear when pack is rotated to front, plus added security while on the move
Totally customisable interior
Hideaway Tripod Mount and patented All Weather Cover offers additional protection against the elements

Dimensions:

Interior camera compartment – 28cm x 18.5cm x 48cm
Interior front pocket – 26cm x 6cm x 38.5cm
Weight – 2kg

Prices – the estimated/‘street’ price for the Flipside 500 AW is £149.99



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