Nova 5


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Nova 5
Manufacturer LowePro
Page By GuitarWIzard
Page Type May 6, 2002 / May 6, 2002
Object ID 279
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The Nova 5 is the largest bag in theNova Series. With the Horizontal/Vertical Divider, the interior can becustomized for most 35mm, Medium Format or Video equipment. Use the optional Backpack Harness for convenience.
35mm Capacity: 1 - 2 SLRs, 6 - 8 lenses,
flash and accessories


Film Organizer: Convenient, removable, see-through film storage and fast hand inspection.
T Support Platform: Holds your camera securely in place and flips up for quick access to equipment.
Horizontal/Vertical Divider: Works either way to customize the interior.
NoDrop Front Pocket: Organized space for filters, film, notebooks and tools. Works as a tray for changing film or lenses.
OverLap Zipper: Better protection and easier to open than a conventional zipper
2 Exterior Pockets: NoDrop Front Pocket and Security Pocket.
Laminated Mesh Pockets: Protect delicate accessories and camera surfaces.
Non-Slip Strap: Curved to fit your shoulder.
Size: 14W x 6D x 8.5H in. (35.5 x 15 x 21.5 cm)
Weight: 3 lbs. (1360 g)
Colors: Black, Gray, Navy, Green
Materials: 600 D TXP, Closed Cell Polyethylene Foam,
210 D Nylon Lining - Water Resistant


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GuitarWIzard - May 6, 2002 2:31 pm - Voted 5/5

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I never thought I'd get really excited about a camera bag, until I picked this one up. This is a perfect size for a mid-sized collection of camera gear....easily holds 4-5 lenses, couple camera bodies, flash, some filters, cleaning kit, etc. I have a few more lenses on order, and 1 is probably longer than any of my current lenses, so I'm curious to see how well it fits. I have mixed feelings on the side mesh 1 respect, it makes getting at filters far quicker and easier. However, pockets would've added a lot more cargo room. The exterior is water-resistant, which is a nice benefit in the event it gets a little wet. The front pocket on the bag is huge....if just holding film, you can hold nearly 2 dozen rolls. The mesh pocket underneath the lid holds my's a good-sized pocket, but my filters are huge so I currently have 3 in it. There's a pocket on the flap that covers the bag which can hold odds and ends stuff (and even a few extra rolls of film), and another pocket on the back of the bag that's for holding paper/notebook. For the price, it's a steal....and anyone who has a bunch of equipment definitely needs a "gadget" bag to hold all their equipment....however, if I had to carry this bag with me, it would only be on vacation.

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