Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II Backpack

A bag that’s constructed to take the pack, is the Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II Backpack, loaded with various compartments and plenty space to store your photographic equipment. Load all your photographic equipment such as 2-3 Pro DSLRs along with an 600 f/4.0 lens attached; 4-6 additional lenses; a 15” laptop; a 10” tablet; and even more space to store your Wacom type tablet; and your compact digital gear such as a DJI Osmo or Mavic; a Pro tripod and additional accessories that can also be stored into this solid constructed backpack.

Key features to this state-of-the-art carry-on bag is that it features a modular two-piece carry-on design, and carefully engineered to protect all your gear packed in. It also incorporates a MaxFit divider system for maximum capacity and snug protective fit; dedicated compartments that allows you to store your 15” laptop, 10” tablet and Wacom type tablet. The Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II Backpack is quite big and can take a hefty load; however, its an All-day comfort bag all thanks to the ActiveZone back Panel, and the removable load bearing waist belt.

The backpacks design also includes a removable lid; space for hydration reservoir; a removable gear box; a tricot-lined stash pocket; SlipLock attachment straps; and quick release straps for your tripod.

  • Rugged Multi-Configuration Backpack
  • Carry-On Size for Most Airlines
  • Spacious Main Compartment, Floating Lid
  • Large Removable Equipment Pouch
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  • The backpacks design also includes a removable lid; space for hydration reservoir; a removable gear box; a tricot-lined stash pocket; SlipLock attachment straps; and quick release straps for your tripod.
  • The Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II Backpack is a full-on redesigned backpack of the Pro Runner BP 450/650 AW, well-constructed to pack in a hefty load of photographic equipment and accessories.
  • Included in the design is also a compression lid that’s removable, making it the perfect carry-on dimension backpack for most airlines.
  • With plenty of space that the Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II Backpack features, you can safely store up to 2-3 Pro DSLRs along with a 400mm f/2.8 lens attached, 4-6 additional lenses, 2 speedlights, a 15” laptop, a 10” tablet, a pro tripod and additional accessories.
  • All thanks to special compartments such as the CradleFit sleeves, you can safely store your 15” laptop, 10” tablet, and even a Wacom type tablet.
  • Being a unique backcountry pack, the Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II is capable of separating into two modular components for carry-on; where the main backpack module is capable of fitting in the overhead bin, while the detachable lid goes with you and fits perfectly under the seat.
  • Incorporated into the backpack of the Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II is an External pocket for the hydration reservoir, zip pockets built-in on the removable waist belt, two removable quick release accessory straps that allows you to attach tripods or external gear.
  • A strap keeper has also been incorporated onto the shoulder; this will help to safely hold your camera on your shoulder.
  • Included is also an AW Cover, adding extra protection to your gear when operating in inclement weather conditions.
  • The included Gear Box allows you to store cables, batteries, accessories, and small parts or a Mavic Pro Kit.
  • Lowepro Pro Trekker BP 550 AW II Backpack
  • 11 x Divider
  • Gear Box Pouch
  • Waist Belt
  • Floating Lid
Features Accessory Loops, Adjustable Interior Dividers, Laptop Compartment, Tripod Holder
Carrying/Transport Options Backpack Straps, Sternum Strap, Top Handle, Tripod Strap, Waist Belt
Laptop Compartment Screen Size 15.0"
Exterior Dimensions 35 x 51 x 24 cm
Exterior Material Nylon
Type of Closure Zipper
Water Resistance Rain Cover, Water-Resistant Material
Interior Dimensions 31 x 46 x 17 cm
Interior Material Nylon, Polyester
Weight 3.7 kg
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All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
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