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FirstLight® 20L

FirstLight® 20L

SKU#: 520350

$ 229.99

9 reviews

The FirstLight 20L backpack is designed for traveling outdoor photographers.

Built for extended days of travel, the pack is carry on compatible*, making it easier to get to your destination. Plus, this high capacity backpack is comfortable enough for a long day on the trail. 

KEY FEATURES:

  • Adjustable torso length fits small to large body types 
  • Robust, comfortable, and contoured harness system with 11 adjustment points
  • Sized for domestic or international travel*

*Check with your airline for their current carry-on requirements

Additional Features+

The FirstLight’s contoured, 11-point adjustable torso harness fits most men and women. The pack also offers ballistic nylon bottoms for durability and has long lens capacity with extra room for your laptop and personal gear.

  • Dedicated water bottle pockets on sides
  • Tablet or laptop fits into front unpadded pocket (fits most 15” laptop)
  • Includes tripod/monopod mounting system on front or side
  • Better weight distribution for a more comfortable load enables easier all day use on the trail
  • Seamless rain cover (included) doubles as a ground cloth
  • When attached, rain cover allows small to medium tripods to be carried on front or side positions
  • Two front stuff pockets for travel or trail essentials: extra layers, a light jacket, headlamp, gloves, chargers
  • Adjustable high-density closed-cell foam dividers for large telephoto lenses, traditional photo gear or personal items
  • Large water bottle or accessory pocket with drains and cinch cord for security
  • Top zippered pocket for quick access to essentials
  • Ballistic nylon bottom panel for durability in harsh environments
  • Shaped aluminum torso stay for additional support
  • Grab handles on two sides make it easy to hoist into an overhead bin, car, or trunk
  • Interior mesh pockets for storing filters, batteries, cables, etc.
  • Side compression straps with locking SR buckles for additional lash points
  • Shoulder straps and waist belt wrap to front for compact storage in overhead compartment
  • Whistle integrated into sternum strap buckle
  • Compatible with MindShift Tripod Suspension KitLens Switch Case and other filter cases

*Check with your airline for their current carry-on requirements

What Fits +

Holds 1 standard-size DSLR and 4–6 standard zoom lenses. Holds 2 large Mirrorless bodies and 5–7 lenses plus a flash. Maximum lens size: 200–400mm f/4 attached or 300 f/2.8 attached.

Specifications-

Exterior Dimensions:
11.4” W x 18.7” H x 7” D (29 x 47.5 x 17.8 cm) 

Interior Dimensions:

10.8” W x 17.5”H x 5.3” D (27.5 x 44.5 x 13.5 cm) 

Front Pocket:

fits up to 15” laptop 

Weight:

4.4lb (1.9kg) 

Volume:

20 Liters

Materials+

Exterior: 
For superior water resistance, all exterior fabric has a durable water-repellant coating; the underside of the fabric has a polyurethane coating. It also has the highest quality abrasion-resistant YKK® RC-Fuse zippers, 420D velocity nylon, 420D high-density nylon, 1680D ballistic nylon, 210D nylon, 320G DuraStretch mesh, nylon webbing, 350G airmesh, nylon webbing, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

Interior: 
210D silver-toned nylon lining, belly-o mesh pockets, high-density closed-cell foam, PE board reinforcement, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

In The Box+

  • Reinforced dividers
  • Seam-sealed rain cover
  • Tripod straps

Reviews+

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4.2 Based on 9 Reviews
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CR
02/13/2020
Charles R.
United States United States
FirstLight Back Packs

I found the excellent FirstLight 20L Back Pack too small for what I needed to carry. The internal dimensions were slightly smaller than shown in the online specifications. Tank was happy to exchange it for a 30L in which everything fit perfectly. I am a long time customer of Think Tank and find their products and service second to none.

CR
02/13/2020
Charles R.
United States United States
FirstLight Back Packs

I found the excellent FirstLight 20L Back Pack too small for what I needed to carry. The internal dimensions were slightly smaller than shown in the online specifications. Tank was happy to exchange it for a 30L in which everything fit perfectly. I am a long time customer of Think Tank and find their products and service second to none.

JR
09/10/2018
jerry r.
Love this bag!

Best camera bag I have ever owned! It feels small and easily fits into airline overhead compartments. But is is not a small bag, its just designed very well. I carry two Canon Mark 5's, a 24-70, 2.8, a 70-200, 2,8, a 50mm 1.2, a 13inch Macbook and all the extraneous stuff you need. My only complaint is that I wish there was just a bit more padding for the laptop.

G
05/01/2018
Glenn
Great pack... could easily be perfect

This pack is great. I have a long torso, and the adjustable harness makes the waist-belt comfortable and effective. It is just the right size for my needs. If I could change anything, I would do two things... first, make the side pockets a bit bigger and deeper to hold Nalgene bottles more easily. The second thing would be to add a side handle like the 30L has. That would make it much easier when flying.

BD
09/11/2017
B d.
Almost everything I hoped for

I'm female with a short torso and most backpacks don't fit well. The FirstLight 20L fixes that by making the height at which the straps come forward across your shoulders adjustable. Fully loaded with the shoulder straps all the way down it fits me. I wanted to put a Canon 7D Mk II with a big telephoto attached, ready for use. Not possible. I had to take out all the separators, put the hood on reversed (a must to protect the lens), loosen the tripod collar and rotate it 90 degrees. Then the lens on camera fit near the center. The front compartment must bend slightly around the hood to zip up so forget putting a flat, rigid 15" laptop in there. Also, there's less room for additional equipment. But so what? With the weight of camera and accessories in a well fitting backpack I only had to carry the big tripod & gimbal. I'm happy.

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Warranty+

At Think Tank, we build our products for the daily impacts of travel and demands of working professionals over extended periods of time. We build many of our products with user replaceable parts to keep your bag going for years.

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Return Policy+

If you are not completely satisfied with our product, you can return it unused within 30-days for a full refund less shipping costs. Refunds will not be issued until the product is received and inspected to insure that it contains all the parts and is clean and unused. Note that we do not pay for shipping to have you return it to us.

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