Vanguard VEO SELECT – Three Different Ways to Carry a Bag

Vanguard VEO SELECT is a new line of camera bags designed to be carried in various ways. The bags come in four different sizes and two different colors – black and dark green. They can accomodate camera with lots of accessories and they feature quick access openings and various smaller pockets.

Vanguard is camera accessories manufacturer well known for their tripods and bags. At CP+ 2019 in Japan cinema5D met with Kevin Yeh from Vanguard and we talked a bit about their new line of bags – The Vanguard VEO SELECT.

Vanguard VEO SELECT Bags

The VEO SELECT bags come in four different sizes:

  • VEO SELECT 35 – Smallest model, that can only be carried as a shoulder bag. Internal dimensions of camera compartment are 360 × 185 × 220 mm (14 1/8”×7 1/4”×8 5/8”), exterior dimension are 380 × 245 × 250 mm (15”×95”×9 7/8”), weight is 1.30Kg (2.87lbs) and maximum loading is 7.00kg (15.43lbs). Aside from camera gear it also offers space for 10″ tablet.
  • VEO SELECT 41 – Smallest of the three backpack models for one camera body with accessories. Internal dimensions of camera compartment are 275 × 125 × 410 mm (10 7/8”×4 7/8”×16 1/8”), exterior dimensions are 320 × 205 × 420 mm (12 5/8”×8 1/8”×16 1/2”), weight is 1.53Kg (3.37lbs) and max loading is 5.40kg (11.90lbs). The bacpack can also accomodate up to 13″ laptop.
  • VEO SELECT 45M – Middle sized backpack for one camera body with lots of accessories and lenses. Internal dimensions of camera compartment are 275 × 110 × 440 mm (10 7/8”×4 3/8”×17 3/4”), exterior dimensions are 320 × 190 × 460 mm (12 5/8”×7 1/2”×18 1/8”), weight of the backpack is 1.51Kg (3.33lbs) and max loading is 7.8kg (17.19lbs), There is also place for up to 13″ laptop.
  • VEO SELECT 49 – Biggest backpack of the line for two camera bodies with many accessories. This is the model we looked at during our interview. Internal dimensions of camera compartment are 290 × 125 × 490 mm (11 3/8” × 4 7/8” × 19 1/4”), exterior dimensions are 340 × 205 × 5050 mm (13 3/8”×8 1/8”×20 3/16”), weight is 1.66Kg (3.66lbs) and max loading is 9.2kg (20.289lbs). This backpack offers also a space for up to 15″ laptop.

As you could clearly see in our video, the three Vanguard VEO SELECT backpacks can be carried in three different ways – as a bag with side handle, on a padded shoulder strap, or as a traditional backpack with two back straps. All backpacks also offer quick side access opening to reach the camera, full rear opening to reach all the stored gear, and various small pockets and top compartment for smaller pieces of gear or personal items and documents. Dividers in the main gear compartment can be repositioned to meet the needs of different gear.

The VEO SELECT line of backpacks can also hold different tripods attached on the side. The material is durable, but overall slim and light and it comes in two colors – black and dark green. All bags come with total coverage rain cover. The material at the bottom of all bags is water- and scratch-resistant and there is a strap to connect the bag to a trolley for convenient moving around.

 

The bags are already available for purchase on japanese and US market. Price is around $120 USD for the biggest model VEO SELECT 49.

What do you think of the Vanguard VEO SELECT line of bags? Do you use some Vanguard bag already? If yes, how do you like it? Let us know in the comments underneath the article.

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