Second has partnered with photographer and filmmaker Emmett Sparling to launch the DayChaser, what it describes as probably the most versatile journey and digicam backpack in the marketplace.
The corporate says that the 35-liter bag is greater than 18 months within the making and represents a mix of Sparling’s enter as a working journey photographer and Second’s inside bag design staff. On condition that its final backpack, the Strohl, is one among MapPixel’s high picks for backpacks, Second has confirmed to be able to designing dependable baggage.
The DayChaser is described as having “military-grade” efficiency of weight distribution, assist, and waterproofing mixed with protecting but simply accessible digicam bag calls for. It additionally considers the wants of a journey pack, corresponding to stable group, rugged design, and safety.
Second appears to grasp that there are tons of of bag choices that may very well be thought-about because the DayChaser’s competitors and says that it’s made distinctive by a mix of some elements.
First, the DayChaser guarantees “unbelievable” weight distribution. The corporate says that journey baggage should be comfy, but when mixed with the wants of a digicam bag they will turn out to be extraordinarily heavy. Second created a customized harness that it says delivers higher efficiency than something it might discover in the marketplace.
The strap has 4 factors of adjustment, a channeled again panel and spacer mesh for the “greatest” airflow that additionally helps keep away from chafing. It additionally makes use of what Second describes as a full-frame military-grade harness, a full-size hip belt to assist distribute weight, and customized foam.
Second, Second says that the bag’s inside permits for “limitless” packing configurations. The corporate says that journey is unpredictable and so the DayChaser wanted to have the ability to alter to any configuration. The staff believes the bag meets these calls for.
Lastly, the bag has been designed for journey as a lot as for digicam carry. The bag is product of a “tremendous rugged” DWR impregnated 500D KODRA material with a double-layer waterproof backing. In consequence, the bag is sturdy however Second says it’s nonetheless gentle, and a few uncoated materials and light-weight padding helpt the general empty weight to 5 kilos, two ounces.
As a digicam bag, the DayChaser has side-access that permits photographers to get to their cameras with out absolutely taking the backpack off. The bag’s laptop computer sleeve is absolutely protected by the metallic harness system and padding and a buckle-secured flap prevents folks from unzipping the pack with out the wearer understanding.
The DayChaser is accessible to again on Kickstarter for as little as $200, $100 lower than Second says it is going to finally retail for. The corporate is aiming for a January 2023 launch.
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