Lowepro Magnum 400 AW

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW is camera bag to carry 1-2 Pro DSLRS with 70-200 F2.8 attached, 6-8 lenses, Accessories (Flash, etc). The bag features Essential Toolbox Design, One-Piece Foam Framing, Adjustable Padded Dividers, Rain-Flap Lid with Locking Zippers, Trolley Sleeve & Handcart Straps, and Premium Molded Base that Provides stable protection, water-resistance and stack ability. The Lowepro Magnum 400 AW has exterior size 17.3W X 13.4D X 13.2H in./44 X 34 X 33.5 cm, interior size 13.8W X 9.6D X 11H in./35 X 24.5 X 28 cm, Front Compartment Inner Dimensions: 12.6W X 2.8D X 8.7H in./32 cm, and weighs 5.4lbs/2.4kg.

Overall Rating: ★★★★★ | Latest Price Info

Expert Reviews

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW Expert Reviews

Photoanswers reviews the Lowepro Magnum 400 AW and writes;
“Lowepro’s Magnum 400AW is a fantastic bag with a massive capacity. Surprisingly it isn’t the largest Magnum in the range and if you’re a professional photographer, requiring more space, for up to 2 bodies and 10 lenses there’s the Magnum AW 650 priced at £162. If you don’t have the kit that we had to fill up the AW 400, there’s a smaller 200AW (£119), which meets most airline carry-on size requirements.”
Rating: ★★★★★

User Opinions

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW User Reviews

Excellent Camera Bag
“In addition, the Lowerpro Magnum 400 AW is digital friendly and came with a removable pouch that holds extra memory cards, batteries, and even enough room for a Firewire or USB card reader. Also of note is that this camera bag meets size requirements for carry-on baggage when flying is the method of travel. Overall, the bag is rugged, well built, with sturdy hardware, and overall is very well thought out in terms of functionality, durability, equipment protection, and ease of use. This bag has by far exceeded any expectations I could have wished for from a camera bag of this type.” – By SevereWX
Rating: ★★★★★

Mammoth Bag that Is Well Made
“This bag is large. In comparison to the Pro Runner 200 AW, this bag is approximately 2.5X bigger. It is has about 3.5x – 4x the space of the Slingshot 100 I use frequently (see image I posted). To use this bag, you need to be hauling pro level equipment, and several cameras. The construction of the bag is second to none. The material it is made from is rip stop, and very tough. The shoulder strap it comes with is thick and you won’t have fear of it breaking when fully loaded.” – By Health Junky
Rating: ★★★★★

A BEAST of a bag
“Enter the Lowepro Magnum 400 AW “Shoulder Bag.” It is a PERFECT equivalent to that huge red toolbox you have in the garage. It stores everything you need, even those “tools” used less often but are still needed on occasion. However, unlike the shiny steel toolbox in the garage, this is portable. This is not a frequent day trip bag by any means. But if you do need to take all your equipment with you, this should more than suffice. The shoulder strap is wide and well padded which makes lugging all of your equipment around more comfortable and convenient than a hard sided plastic box type case.” – By Super Mum
Rating: ★★★★★

Much bigger than expected
“This bag is bigger than I’d want to carry around with me, but I’m still happy to have it because I now have something to store all my cameras and accessories in (except those lights) so I’m pretty happy…there is nothing worse than needing some of that stuff and having to sort of gather it from all over. “ – By L. Knights
Rating: ★★★★☆

Great bag; holds a a lot of gear
“I have to say that this is one sturdy and solid case! I’m able to accommodate a D700 with 14-24 2.8 attached, a D300 with 17-55 2.8 attached, 70-200 2.8, 24-70 2.8, 50 1.4, 60 2.8 macro, and an SB-800 speedlight in the main compartment. The outer pockets hold my Pocket Wizard Plus II’s, SD-8a, extra batteries, chargers, and lots of other stuff. There are several good ways to carry this bag around, and all feel very secure. Be warned, though…the bag gets HEAVY with so much stuff inside. All in all, I’m pleased. “ – By B. Cesario
Rating: ★★★★★

Features & Specifications

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW Features & Specifications

Lowepro’s Magnum 400 AW shoulder bag is built on the foundation of its predecessor: the original pro bag designed in 1976 and an industry standard to this day. The next generation of Magnum AW remains an essential toolbox for the pro photographer who needs to store, protect and carry gear from one location to the next. Transport a heavily loaded Magnum AW with ease via the adjustable handcart straps that attach to handles quickly and securely. The premium molded base offers sturdy and stable protection, water-resistance and the ability to stack multiple bags safely and efficiently. Carry the bag on the shoulder with the Vertebral Tech Shoulder Strap: it spreads weight evenly-no matter which way it’s worn, and provides long-lasting support and comfort.

Hardware Capacity:
1-2 pro DSLRs with standard zoom lens attached; 6-8 lenses (up to 70-200mm f/2.8); accessories.

Magnum 400 AW:

1. Essential Toolbox Design
Stores, protects and carries valuable kit from one location to next

2. One-Piece Foam Framing
Provides superior protection at critical points and corners

3. Adjustable Padded Dividers
Allow full customization of kit to accommodate multiple gear scenarios

4. Rain-Flap Lid with Locking Zippers
Provide extra protection from moisture and added security (lock not included)

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW

5. Trolley Sleeve & Handcart Straps
Attach and secure bag(s) to luggage and most handcart systems for easy transport

6. Premium Molded Base
Provides stable protection, water-resistance and stackability

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW

Lowepro Magnum 400 AW

Additional Features & Benefits:
* Vertebral Tech Shoulder Strap: Patent-pending design ensures a comfortable fit no matter how strap is placed: left shoulder, right shoulder, facing up or down
* Padded Grab Handles: Offer a well-balanced carrying option for extra-heavy loads
* All Weather AW Cover: Protects bag from the elements and zips away when not in use

See also: Accessories | Camera Bags

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