Lowepro Pro Roller Lite 150 AW

Pro Roller Lite 150 AW Front from the Lowepro website

Pro Roller Lite 150 AW Internal showing lid from the Lowepro website

Pro Roller Lite 150 AW internal shot with Nikon gear from the Lowepro website

Since I started with the Lowepro Classified, I thought I’d go to the next bag/case that I use.

I purchased this due to some issues I was running into with my previous case.  I had the Lowepro Pro Roller x200, but it was borderline if the airline would let me use it as carry on.  I’ll review that one next.

This case is light, less than 8 lbs. (3.6kg).  I can fit almost all my gear into this one case and it’s almost as light as the x200 is empty.  I’ll explain that better in the review for the x200.  While writing this review, I have my Tamron 70-200, a SB-900, my 17-50, my 35 f1.8, a D5000, extra batteries for my cameras and all my chargers, as well as memory card holders with cards, a 77mm and 52mm circ-pol.  I’m sure I’m missing things, but that’s a lot.  In my Classified right now I only have my D7000, a 50 f1.8D, one SC-29 TTL flash cable, a SB-400,  and my 90mm Tamron macro.  I could still fit more in both, but that gives you a good idea.

As well as being able to hold all that gear, this is a rolling case, so going anywhere with it makes it a lot better on the shoulder.  The wheels are replaceable in line skate wheels.  It can fit a 11″ laptop or a tablet such as the iPad in a padded pocket in the lid.  All this and an All Weather cover.

My only complaint about this case, and it’s not a big one at this point for me, is that you can not fit a DSLR with grip attached and attached to a lens.  It’s not deep enough for that.  I’m sure you could just put the body cap on and adjust some of the dividers if you really wanted to, but removing the grip is the best way if you want to transport your camera attached to a lens.

That’s all for now.  If you have any questions, please leave a comment and I’ll respond as soon as possible.  Here are the specs from the Lowepro site:

  • Capacity – Pro DSLR or 1-2 pro DSLRs(without grip) with attached 70-200mm f/2.8 lens; 3-4 extra lenses; a flash; spare batteries and memory cards; up to an 11″ laptop or tablet; extra accessories or person items
  • Size(Interior) – 13.3W x 5D x 15.8H in./ 33.7 x 12.7 x 40cm
  • Size(Exterior) – 14W x 7.3D x 18.8H in./ 35.6 x 18.4 x 47.6
  • Notebook Compartment Inner Dimensions – 13.1W x 0.8D x 9.8H in./33.3 x 1.9 x 24.8 cm
  • Weight – 7.8lbs/3.6kg

Price at Henry’s at the time of writing this review is $229.99 list

Price at Vistek at the time of writing this review is $214.95 list

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About covesphotography

I have loved photography since I was a child. I always had a camera with me, although it was usually an old Kodak 110 Instamatic. When I was older, I used to take (with permission) my fathers Konica SLR with a 50mm Sigma lens. I was always disappointed that I had to wait for the film to be developed to see what it looked like. I have about two large containers full of pictures in my bedroom closet even now, mostly mine from that time. I don't know exactly how old I was, but I was able to take a picture of a sunset over Lake Superior with a heavy cloud cover above and the water below, the sun just broke through. My parents took it and blew it up to a very large image and I had it hanging on my wall for years. As a lot of teenagers are now, I was impatient and didn't stay with my love of photography, however when digital became more popular, and because I double exposed an important roll of film, I purchased my first digital camera, about 2004. I loved it so much that it went everywhere with me. Now I want to turn that passion for photography to something that can bring joyful moments to other people. From elegant weddings, to family portraits, from infants and pregnancy photos to corporate head shots, from pets to product photography. I travel to you, either to your home or a location you specify. If needed I can help in location scouting as well.
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One Response to Lowepro Pro Roller Lite 150 AW

  1. As soon as I found this site I went on reddit to share some of the love with them.

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