Covering The Photo Beat; A Speedlight, An Eagle Eye, And A Camera Duck Page 2
Quantum TRV Vehicle Charger For Turbo 3 And Turbo 2x2 Batteries
The TRV is a vehicle charger designed for use with Quantum’s Turbo 3 and Turbo 2x2 battery units. Perfect for photographers on the move, simply plug the charger into your car’s utility 12v DC adapter and connect it to the battery to charge the unit while you drive. The Turbo’s LED display will provide information about the charging process and how much power is currently in the unit.
Contact: Quantum Instruments, Inc., 10 Commerce Dr., Hauppauge, NY 11788; (631) 656-7400; www.qtm.com.
All-Weather Camera Duck
The lightweight, easy-to-use Camera Duck is a waterproof cover made from durable ripstop nylon that was designed to protect your camera and lens from the damaging effects of rain, snow, sand, sun, and salt spray. It also features built-in pockets on the inside that can hold up to four air-activated heat packs, allowing you to use your camera in extreme cold weather. The Camera Duck covers are available for SLRs as well as camcorders and you can layer the different versions to meet your needs. The Downpour Cordura Camera Duck is ideal for heavy rain conditions while the Polar offers three layers of protection.
Contact: International Supplies; (800) 999-1984; www.cameraduck.com.
Porter PCi Cases
Porter Case has an injection-molded travel case within the CART series that features a TSA combination lock that allows you to lock and check your case (the TSA has a passkey if inspection is required). It has large 4” ball bearing wheels, single button extension handle controls, a water/dust-resistant gasket, side and end spring-loaded carrying handles, tough PP construction, a built-in CART to carry up to 150 lbs of baggage on top, a choice of six different interiors, and more. The patented Case to CART travel solution comes in four airline carryon sizes with 20+ interiors to accommodate the various needs of most frequent travelers. Prices for the cases start at $136.
Contact: Porter Case, 3718 W. Western Ave., South Bend, IN 46619; (800) 356-8348, (574) 289-2616 (outside the US); www.portercase.com.
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