The U160 is a ballistic nylon soft bag integrated with a crushproof Pelican case that features the same military-grade attributes as Pelican’s classic case products (including a watertight o-ring seal with automatic pressure equalization valve). The case also features a removable padded divider set to protect a camera body, extra lenses and flash equipment inside. Remove the padded dividers and the compartment becomes a travel pack large enough to fit a few days’ worth of personal gear.
“All Pelican ProGear products are built especially for the digital protection and extreme performance needs of everyone from the average consumer to the adventure-seekers, and the new Sport Backpacks are no exception,” said Lyndon Faulkner, President and CEO of Pelican Products, Inc. “Each bag is created with the same Pelican-tough DNA as found in our products used by the military. We are incorporating this professional protection into our consumer goods.”
Pelican Products, Inc.announced the introduction of Pelican ProGear Urban Backpacks as the first products available in its newly-established consumer products line, Pelican ProGear.
Each Urban Backpack incorporates either a Pelican™ hard case or rigid compartment to fit and protect personal electronics and belongings. The integrated crushproof Pelican case – designed to safeguard laptops, MacBook® computers, netbooks, e-readers, tablets, keyboard and other accessories – features the same military-grade durability as Pelican’s classic case products. Each Urban Backpack is designed to be comfortably lightweight with a ballistic nylon construction for long-lasting durability.
The S115 is a camera pack that features a legendarily tough Pelican laptop case integrated with a water resistant, front compartment with padded dividers that hold and protect multiple camera bodies, lenses, flashes and other camera equipment. Its built-in laptop case is a watertight, crushproof and impact resistant compartment that can fit an Ultrabook or any 15" notebook up to 1" thickness or any 17" MacBook.
Pelican Products, Inc. has unveiled the iM2435 Pelican Storm Case.
Designed as a rolling office or tool/photography equipment caddy, the iM2435 fits in most overhead airline compartments and is available with an optional “mobile office” file kit that features a lid organizer and a customizable padded divider set that will accommodate a 15.6 inch laptop. Also available as an optional accessory is the TSA Accepted PeliLock, which airport personnel, who all have special access keys, won’t need to cut for security inspections.
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announced the introduction of its new DA645 25mm f/4 lens, designed and optimized for exclusive use with its popular 645D medium format digital SLR camera. By combining its ultra-wide perspective with exclusive Pentax Super Multi-Coating (smc), Aspherical Elements (AL), Supersonic Direct-drive Motor (SDM), and all-weather (AW) construction, Pentax has created a lens that will render super-sharp images with performance levels photographers have come to expect from original Pentax lenses.
When mounted on the Pentax 645D medium-format digital SLR camera body, the DA645 25mm f/4 AL [IF] SDM AW lens provides a focal length of approximately 19.5mm in the 35mm format, the widest perspective available with the 645D. Photographers now have greater creative flexibility when shooing landscapes or when photographing in confined areas with minimal room to move.
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announces the availability of the Marc Newson-designed Pentax K-01 interchangeable lens camera (ILC). The new mirrorless Pentax K-01 is now shipping to retailers in the U.S. The K-01 continues the tradition from a camera manufacturer that is known for pushing camera size, color, durability, and now, design, to the limit.
Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh Imaging) has announced the PENTAX K-3 advanced enthusiast DSLR. The PENTAX K-3 boasts a 24 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, fast 8.3 fps (frames per second) frame rate, innovative selectable anti-aliasing (AA) filter technology and outstanding HD video performance; all while giving demanding photographers dual card slots for quick and easy image recording and seamless wireless remote capture and image transfer capabilities.
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation announced its new weather and dust resistant digital SLR camera – the Pentax K-30. Ideal for photographers with active outdoor lifestyles, the new Pentax K-30 combines a compact, lightweight body with many advanced features found only in higher end DSLR camera models, such as a weather, dust and cold resistant body, a glass prism optical finder with 100% field of view, state-of-the-art autofocusing, and full HD video recording capabilities.