Covering The Photo Beat; Stability, Storage, Portable Battery Kits, And Inkjet Cartridges

Adorama's Flashpoint Studio Case
The Flashpoint Studio Case is available in three different versions, each designed to meet the needs of professional or advanced amateur photographers on the move. These strong cases are lightweight and crafted from a core of Lexan plastic with a dense foam layer that provides extra protection against bumps and shocks. The exterior of the case is made of a weather- and abrasion-resistant material called SOFTEX. The spacious interior also includes removable dividers to accommodate equipment of various sizes and shapes. The CS100 Battery Pack Case has a retail value of $139.95, the CS500 PowerPack Case is $169.95, and the CS600 Small Kit Case is $199.95. Contact: Adorama, 42 West 18th St., New York, NY 10011; (800) 223-2500.

Adorama Flashpoint Studio Case

The Pelican RSV Series Camera/Computer Case
Brandess-Kalt-Atena Group, Inc. has announced the introduction of the first two models in their new Pelican RSV line. RSV stands for Rugged, Strong, and Versatile, which are terms used to describe this series of cases designed for professional digital photographers on the go. The PCS247 model is an upright camera/computer case on wheels; its outer dimensions are 18x14x10" while its inner dimensions are 16x121/2x7". The PCS2552 is a large camera/computer case that can be hand or shoulder carried and can fit into the Pelican 1550 shell for added security. It measures 171/2x121/2x7" and features an expandable computer pocket on the outside. Both are constructed from water-resistant 1680D ballistic nylon and feature leather grain trim, moveable dividers, a padded computer compartment, and PVC-lined inner mesh pockets. Available in black or green. Contact: Brandess-Kalt-Aetna Group, Inc., 701 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061; (800) 621-5488.

Pelican RSV

Alpha Tripods By Cullmann
R.T.S. Inc. has added three new tripods to its existing line. The Alpha series features a middle brace for the geared center column, a three-way panoramic head, quick-release system, and Quickgrip rubber feet. They also include a carry strap and protective carry case for easy transport. The CU-52100 Alpha 1000 model extends from 12 to 42" and weighs 17 oz. The
CU-52115 Alpha 1500 extends from 15 to 44" and weighs 24 oz. The CU-52120 Alpha 2000 extends from 18 to 55" and weighs 27 oz. These models range in price from $39-$59. Contact: R.T.S. Inc., 40-11 Burt Dr., Deer Park, NY 11729; (631) 242-6801.

Cullmann Alpha Tripod

UrbanGear U60 Equipment Bag
The Naneu Pro UrbanGear backpack line was designed for both photographers and videographers. This latest addition to Naneu Pro's series of equipment bags is made from water-resistant rip stop 600D nylon and has YKK zippers. Small yet roomy, the U60 has removable shock-absorbent padded inserts to protect your camera and lens. It also offers a special pocket to store your MP3 or CD player and a mesh compartment for a water bottle. The U60 has a retail price of $85. Contact: Naneu Pro, 9647 Tradeport Dr., Orlando, FL 32827; (866) 806-2638.

Naneu Pro UrbanGear