ASPECTRA ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE Tools of theTrade The camRade transPorter bag brand continues to grow and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with four new launches, while elsewhere other key accessories are making their own headlines T he reputation of camRade’s bags for carrying photography and fillmmaking kit has been built over a 20-year period, and in that
22.8x11.8x11.4cm/58x30x29in in size, that offer the space to fit a professional camcorder that’s up to 52cm/20.5in in size. Meanwhile the transPorter Medium and Medium– Black models can accommodate a professional camcorder up to 45cm/17.7in in size, and measure 19.7 x11.8 x10.2cm/50x30x26in. Each bag comes with a selection of pockets in different sizes in the front and back pouches for easy access, while in the main compartment there’s a mesh pocket with zip together with a strap to secure the camera being carried and two removable dividers. It’s all designed to allow contents to be organised to the preference of the individual, and fits in with Aspectra’s philosophy of maximum flexibility and choice. The bags are supplied with three accessory protection items: a pouch for an extra lens, a cover for the lens and hood on the camera and a pouch to store small items, such as cables. The items can be secured inside the bag but can be used separately, which allows yet more flexibility. The bag are made of water-resistant 1000 denier grey Cordura fabric and are triangular so it’s easy to fold them up for storage, ensuring they take up the minimum of space when not in active use.
time the brand has become the trusted partner of a generation of filmmakers thanks to the quality of its products and attention to detail. Two brothers launched the business in a suburb of Paris, and the aim from the outset was to deliver premium bags and protective covers that would match the high standards and offer the greatest degree of support to high-end video/cinema cameras produced by the likes of RED, ARRI, Sony and Panasonic. For filmmakers working with kit that might costs tens of thousands of pounds the need for the very best quality bags was compelling and camRade products have never disappointed. Created using only the highest-quality materials and put together by hand, they are the product of choice for top professionals all over the world and capable of taking plenty of punishment and keeping pace with the most hectic of filmmaking lifestyles. The latest arrivals in camRade’s expanding range are four new transPorter bags, two large and two medium in a choice of black or grey. The transPorter Large and Large - Black models are flexible yet sturdy bags If you’re attending Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles from 1 to 2 June, visit the camRade booth (T127), presented by US distributor Kamera Tools, to see and try out the new transPorter bags for yourself.
ABOVE camRade transPorter bags feature enough pockets and pouches to organise all your gear efficiently.
• Large bags are suitable for camcorders up to 52cm and 20.5in in size (with flip-up monitor) • Medium bags are suitable for camcorders up to 45cm and 17.7in in size (with flip-up monitor) • Water-resistant 1000 denier Cordura exterior • Flexible padded sides with padded interior for maximum protection • Separate pockets for additional accessories • Two removable dividers to customise the interior of the bag • Accessory protection set included: lens cover, lens pouch and accessory pouch • Removable suede shoulder strap handles for optimum carrying comfort • Strong, high-quality YKK zips • Five-year warranty
PRO MOVIEMAKER SUMMER 2018
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