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Billingham Mini Eventer Camera/Laptop Bag

Product Code: VB-BILL-MINI

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  • Ideal for carrying small-to-medium sized mirrorless, DSLR and rangefinder cameras with 2-3 lenses.
  • Space for an 11inch iPad or similar smaller device in its padded laptop slip.
  • A little bigger than the Hadley Small Pro, a little smaller than the Hadley Pro 2020.
  • Made in England..
  • Constructed from a choice of 3-layer waterproof canvas or 3-layer waterproof FibreNyte material and top-grain leather with solid brass fixings.
  • Zipped main compartment and rear document pocket - both with weather-proof zip.
  • Re-engineered top handle with a leather underside for increased comfort
  • Removable padded insert to turn the bag from a camera bag to a casual bag in seconds.
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Description

The ‘Mini Eventer’ was created following feedback from customers that whilst many loved the look and functionality of the existing ‘Eventer’, they found it was simply too big for their needs. Sized between two of our best-selling bags, the ‘Hadley Small Pro’ and ‘Hadley Pro 2020’, the Mini Eventer is designed to meet the needs of those who want the ultimate style and protection for their gear in a more portable size.

Like the existing Eventer, its styling is dominated by its base that covers the lower third of the bag in the same top-grain leather that we use to make all of our bags. Carefully selected and worked to the desired shape, these large pieces of leather give the bag structure and also help to form the two deep front dump pockets.

The bag also features a 2” wide shoulder sling, to match its older sibling, made from shuttle woven polyester. This sling is adjustable in length and includes a padded leather SP50 Shoulder Pad for added comfort when carrying on your shoulder.

When designing the ‘Mini Eventer’ Billingham took the opportunity to add some popular features. These features include a luggage trolley retainer strap - useful when travelling through airports etc., an improved top handle with leather underneath and weatherproof zips on the rear pocket and dual-zipped main compartment.

The main compartment is also protected by the main flap, made of Billinghams 3-layer waterproof materials. Both of their 3-layer Canvas and 3-layer FibreNyte materials have a layer of butyl rubber in the middle that prevents the fabric from ever needing to be reproofed. Together, the fabric and zips make this bag exceptionally weatherproof.

This aforementioned main flap is opened with their ‘Quick Release System’, simply slide the top of the leather straps off the brass ‘Clogballs’ to gain access. As the leather softens and with practice, you should soon be able to open the bag one-handed. The buckles aren’t needed to gain access to the bag, they need be used only to occasionally fine-tune the tension between the main flap and front pockets (depending on what you are carrying in those pockets).

The ‘Mini Eventer’ has a specially designed padded insert. Inside you can safely store and protect a small-to-medium sized DSLR such as the Canon 5D MkIV (without a battery grip), a mirrorless camera such as Fujifilm X-T4, Sony a9ii, Canon R5, Nikon Z-7ii or rangefinder camera such as the Leica M10 - each with 2-3 small-to-medium sized lenses. In the back of the removable insert is a padded area for an 11inch iPad (or similar smaller device). Alternatively, remove the insert to turn the bag into a casual bag within seconds.

Specification

External Dimensions

W360mm (14¼") x D160mm (6¼") x H250mm (9⅞") (excluding top handle)

W360mm (14¼") x D160mm (6¼") x H300mm (11¾") (including top handle)

Internal Dimensions (Main compartment)

W330mm (13")* x D100mm (3⅞") x H210mm (8¼") (inside padded insert)

*Please note that the bag is narrower at the top and bottom. The 'W' value is approximately 270mm (10⅝") at the narrowest point. This will reduce what camera gear can be packed inside if you use the full height of the bag.

W350mm (13¾")* x D120mm (4¾") x H230mm (9⅛") (with the insert removed)

Capacity (Main Compartment)

5 litres (0.18 feet³) (inside padded insert)

9 litres (0.32 feet³) (insert removed)

Internal Tablet Area (sewn in into the back of the removable padded insert) W260mm (10¼") x D Nominal x H210mm (8¼")
It will be impossible to get a 13inch MacBook Pro in this area. For that please look at the existing Eventer Camera Bag and the Hadley One Camera Bag.
Weight 1.26kg (2.78lbs)
This figure includes the removable padded insert and the SP50 shoulder pad.
Pockets - Front Dump Pockets W140mm (5½") X H160mm (6¼")
Capacity 0.75lites (0.03 feet³)
Pockets - Rear Zipped Pocket W290mm (11⅜") x DNominal x H170mm (6⅝")
Capacity Nominal
Shoulder Sling Measurements Length: can be adjusted between 820mm (32¼) and 1400mm (55⅛) approx.
Width: 50mm (1½")
Luggage Trolley Strap Retainer Luggage trolley strap retainer will fit handles approximately 250mm (9⅞) wide - however if the top of the handle is slightly bigger than this you can 'jimmy' it over the top handle to put the bag on.
Colours

Khaki Canvas / Tan Leather / Inside colour - Olive
Khaki FibreNyte / Chocolate Leather/ Inside colour - Olive
Sage FibreNyte / Chocolate Leather / Inside colour - Olive
Black FibreNyte / Black Leather / Inside colour - Olive
Navy Canvas / Chocolate Leather / Inside colour - Chocolate

 

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