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FirstLight® 40L


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FirstLight® 40L

FirstLight® 40L

SKU#: 520354

$ 329.99

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13 reviews

The FirstLight 40L 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 2 gripped DSLRs with 6–8 standard zoom lenses and 1–2 flashes. Maximum lens size: 600mm f/4 lens detached or a 500mm f/4 attached.

Specifications-

Exterior Dimensions:
13.8” W x 21.7” H x 9” D (35 x 55 x 22.9 cm) 
Interior Dimensions:

13.4” W x 20” H x 7.3” D (34 x 51 x 18.5 cm) 
Front Pocket:

fits up to 17” laptop 
Weight:

6.0lb (2.7kg) 
Volume:

40 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

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4.5 Based on 13 Reviews
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A Think Tank Photo Customer
BR
05/02/2021
Bob R.
United States United States
Versatile quality!

I’ve owned several photo backpacks and this is by far the best thus far. Fits most planes as carry on in the overhead compartment. It’s a tight fit in smaller size airplanes overhead compartments, but it will fit if you “finesse it”. Otherwise it fits perfectly in any standard aircraft. It’s quality is obvious and can haul that heavy gear comfortably! Great backpack for the traveling photog!

LL
11/06/2020
Louis L.
FirstLight® 40L

I was able to take equipment I was using two backpacks to hold lighting equipment and combine all of it into the FirstLight® 40L making it more convenient to carry onto the field for team photos etc... the FirstLight® 40L now holds two Profoto B1 heads and Two Profoto B10 Plus heads and Chargers, accessories as well as modifiers all in one backpack. the FirstLight® 40L is a sturdy well built backpack that meets my needs.

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10/08/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
FirstLight® 40L

I was able to take equipment I was using two backpacks to hold lighting equipment and combine all of it into the FirstLight® 40L making it more convenient to carry onto the field for team photos etc... the FirstLight® 40L now holds two Profoto B1 heads and Two Profoto B10 Plus heads and Chargers, accessories as well as modifiers all in one backpack. the FirstLight® 40L is a sturdy well built backpack that meets my needs.

10/08/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
FirstLight® 40L

I was able to take equipment I was using two backpacks to hold lighting equipment and combine all of it into the FirstLight® 40L making it more convenient to carry onto the field for team photos etc... the FirstLight® 40L now holds two Profoto B1 heads and Two Profoto B10 Plus heads and Chargers, accessories as well as modifiers all in one backpack. the FirstLight® 40L is a sturdy well built backpack that meets my needs.

A Think Tank Photo Customer
SS
04/15/2020
Saquan S.
United States United States
Almost perfect.

I’ve had my First flight 40L almost a month now. This bag is as advertised. As previously mentioned this bag is well constructed, nicely padded and easy on my back, and the Shoulder straps are easy on the shoulders. I use this bag as my on the go kit for my Canon XF400, I also pack this bag with a few Sennheiser's, GoPro’s, and other miscellaneous items that I may need on assignment. My only issue with this bag is the fact that it does not come with the “Fill reservoir” for the Hydration pocket on side. I mean come on, this is the top-of-the-line model for the FirstLight 40L, including the fill reservoir would've been a nice added touch. God knows it been a nightmare trying to locate Fill reservoir for purchase online. My Rating is for this product is a 4 out of 5.

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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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