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FirstLight® 30L


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FirstLight® 30L

FirstLight® 30L

SKU#: 520352

$ 279.99

15 reviews

The FirstLight 30L 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 gripped DSLR and 4–6 standard zoom lenses, and 1 flash. Maximum lens size: 500mm f/4 lens detached or 400 f/2.8 attached.

Specifications-

Exterior Dimensions:
12” W x 19” H x 8.7” D (30.5 x 48.3 x 22 cm) 

Interior Dimensions:

11.2” W x 18.1”H x 7.1” D (28.5 x 46 x 18 cm) 

Front Pocket:

fits up to 15” laptop 

Weight:

5.4lb (2.4kg) 

Volume:

30 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+

Customer Reviews
4.7 Based on 15 Reviews
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SO
12/25/2020
Stephen O.
United States United States
Great customer service!

This bag is great. It holds a lot for its size, is well thought out, and is customizable in torso length. I had an issue with my older bag and inquired about a repair. They sent me a code for a new one! Amazing.

SO
12/25/2020
Stephen O.
United States United States
Great customer service!

This bag is great. It holds a lot for its size, is well thought out, and is customizable in torso length. I had an issue with my older bag and inquired about a repair. They sent me a code for a new one! Amazing.

GP
10/14/2020
Gary P.
Great for my 4x5 field camera

I needed a pack that would hold my large format 4x5 camera. The 30L Mindshift FirstLight is perfect for the job. It holds the camera, 2 lenses, spot meter, filters, notebook, 4 film holders plus dark cloth and other essentials. It took awhile to configure the padding, but now everything fits! Plus the adjustable fit is one of the main reasons I bought the pack, as I am 6’5” and most other brands were too small for my torso, or too big and bulky. Thanks Thinktank for a great product!

DE
07/21/2020
David E.
United States United States
First light.

Overall I like the product. The internal adjustability and provided extra dividers make it very adaptable for whatever gear I need. I would have liked to see more expansion in the outer zippered storage area to make it possible to store non-camera specific things like a windbreaker or food while in transit. On my other backpack there is an open area that allows me to put anything - but it does decrease the overall gear storage a bit. The product feels solid. It is a bit heavier that I thought it would be but it really does protest the gear inside. It will take some time to work out the best configurations to use to carry my stuff but at least I feel very confident that the product is well made, feels durable, and it will protect my stuff while I’m on the go.

DE
07/21/2020
David E.
United States United States
First light.

Overall I like the product. The internal adjustability and provided extra dividers make it very adaptable for whatever gear I need. I would have liked to see more expansion in the outer zippered storage area to make it possible to store non-camera specific things like a windbreaker or food while in transit. On my other backpack there is an open area that allows me to put anything - but it does decrease the overall gear storage a bit. The product feels solid. It is a bit heavier that I thought it would be but it really does protest the gear inside. It will take some time to work out the best configurations to use to carry my stuff but at least I feel very confident that the product is well made, feels durable, and it will protect my stuff while I’m on the go.

Instructions+

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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