In Broadcast - February 2018 - 59
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 2 | February 2018
Protective Bags & Cases
buoyant that even the smallest of Peli
cases can have their weight tripled
or quadrupled and will stay afloat,
says the company.
Peli cases are used for a huge
variety of applications - as
dependable equipment carrying
The cases, as wheeled camera cases, or
award-winning as laptop hard cases. Whatever it's
1535 Peli Air Case
used for, nearly every case in the Peli
Described as "one of the new breed range is available with foam inserts.
of lighter cases" but "still very tough", Supplementing an equipment case
the case weighs in at just 3.95kg, with foam is a great way for providing
and is the lightweight cousin of the extra internal protection for case
popular 1510 Protector. The case has a contents.
retractable handle and wheels making
it very transportable. The size of the are specialists in the design and
case means it can qualify as carry-on
luggage with most airlines.
Peli protective cases are
from one offs
built to last against
"whatever nature has to
throw at them". Nearly
every case in the range
is IP67 rated, meaning
that these cases can be
submerged in a metre of
water for 30 minutes and
service, while also
keep the contents bone dry.
The Flightcase Warehouse
On top of that, the cases are so
custom plasma/LCD case
promoting its bespoke design service.
One of the most produced case
types is for Plasma and LED screens.
In recent years, due to the leap in
technology and the reduction in overall
cost for the average display screen, the
amount of cases now being produced
is very high.
From simple 32″ LED display screens
right up to the huge Panasonic 103″
plasma display, 5 Star Cases has
produced cases for "just about all sizes
"Recently, we have introduced
a lightweight alternative to the
popular plywood used predominantly
in flight case construction," a
company spokesperson said. "This
uses a lightweight honeycomb
polypropylene (Astroboard) panel in
place of the plywood and laminate
exterior, reducing the overall weight
Obviously, a compromise over
the reduction in weight is that this
particular case type (we know it as
the Venue Range), needs to be treated
with just a little more respect that its
traditional flight case cousin. But the
benefits are to be had.
5 Star has also established
Flight Case Hire. "Even the most
professionally run company knows
that the inevitable happens. You've
specified a project and as it's just
about ready to be loaded, you find a
shortfall of cases to pack the last few
items of equipment. It's too late to
have anything built and the budget
doesn't really warrant purchasing new
cases. Well, that's where Flight Case
Hire can help.
5 Star started the Hire Stock with a
selection of popular cases including
two sizes of Eurotrucker road trunks,
Cable trunk, three sizes of 19″ racks
and two versions of Drawered
As every hire will be different, based
on quantity, duration and location,
submit your request for a quote.
5 Star Cases recently opened a
manufacturing facility in China