Tamrac 5585 Expedition 5x

Tamrac 5585 Expedition 5x is camera bag to protect and quick access to multiple SLR cameras, lenses, flash, accessories and a 12″ laptop computer. The bag features Two “wing” accessory pockets with water-resistant zippers organize and provide quick access to accessories without disturbing the photo gear with A tripod is carried between these pockets with Tamrac’s QuickClip tripod attachment system and An SLR with lens attached is held on 2 vertical, foam-padded dividers, Two Windowpane-Mesh pockets organize filters and accessories, A Dual-Hinge Divider System lets a 2nd SLR be carried with a lens attached. The Tamrac 5585 Expedition 5x has exterior size 12¾ W x 10 D x 16 H/32 x 25 x 41 cm, interior size 11 W x 5½ D x 13½ H/28 x 14 x 34 cm, and weighs 4 lbs. 8 oz. (2054g).

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

User Opinions

Tamrac 5585 Expedition 5x User Reviews

great case for carrying several camera accessories
“his case is smaller then it looks. i debated getting the next smallest case and am glad i didnt. i have this bag full with the current camera equipment i own. its extremely comfortable to carry when hiking of riding to locations. i currently have 2 cameras and 3 lenses in the bag along with extra batteries and accessories to both cameras. i was very impressed with how rugged this bag is. it is incredibly well made and weatherproof as well as shock proof. would recommend this bag in a heart beat. “ – By Tess A. Bone
Rating: ★★★★★

Excellent Camara Bag Only
“I love this bag. Very well made; strong construction, water resistant features abound, very strong zippers and tough external shell material. However, the laptop section is basically worthless. My wifes 14.1″ Dell would not fit in the pouch–not even close. They should have placed the Laptop compartment in the back of the bag vice the front.” – By M. J. Yourcheck
Rating: ★★★★☆

Now it’s perfect
“With the addition of the laptop pocket on this new version, this bag is awesome. Great flexibility for configuration with lots of velcro straps and pads. I have a small 12.1″ laptop so this is the perfect size. I love the modular system you can add on to, and also the battery memory card pockets with the red flaps to distinguish between new and used is ingenuios!! Very comfortable where it rests on your back.” – By Nashuaslick
Rating: ★★★★★

Excellent for an Outdoor Photographer
“The Tripod pocket and straps work amazingly well. I’m not even sure how, because at first glance it doesn’t look steady. However, I’ve done just about every imaginable physical activity (Rock climbing, skiing, etc) with this bag and my tripod has never come close to falling off. With the quick release you can have it off the bag in seconds. Lastly, the bag is really really comfortable. I’ve made 10+ mile hikes with it and barely noticed its there. It has a padded back with indentions in it to allow air through, thus stopping your back from being covered in sweat. All in all, I highly recommend this bag. After two years of rugged use not a single thing is broken or missing.” – By Kevin
Rating: ★★★★★

Great Backpack Design
“Tamrac 5585 or Expedition 5X is the perfect choice for me to hold all of my current photography gear. The size of this one is perfect to hold my camera body when mounted to my 6 3/4 inch zoom-telephoto lens. I still have length beyond the end of this lens to hold my battery charger within a separate compartment. All of the features of the bag are well thought out. It is very comfortable to wear even when fully loaded.” – By John Finkbiner
Rating: ★★★★★

The Best Small Bag Which Holds More Than You Think
“With pockets both inside the bag and out. You can also attached more to the sides if you wish. I have two cameras and a camcorder, 4 lenses, flashes and filters. Holds everything very nicely. The inside is adjustable so you can arrange it how ever you want. It is also very ruggard. The inside of the bag is cushioned and weather protected with the zipper flap which keeps the rain out and protects your gear. It is airplane friendly. You can carry it on and stow it in the overhead or under the seat. “ – By M. Quintano
Rating: ★★★★★

A very nice camera backpack
“This is a very well-engineered camera backpack. It’s flexible enough to store items of various sizes and rigid enough to protect them. I like the accessory attachment points, which are handy for water bottles or big lens cases. I have no complaints whatsoever about this backpack. It holds my Pentax K-10D with a long zoom, and whichever lenses I decide to take with me. At home I use it to store my entire camera kit.” – By Virginia Godfrey
Rating: ★★★★★

Great backpack
“This backpack it great. It is very well made and super comfortable. Fits my camera equipment nicely. I went on a week long photo workshop and the backpack was very comfortable. Very happy with my purchase.” – By M. Dion
Rating: ★★★★★

Classy, well-made, durable, efficient….everything to make it work
“There is no mistaking the Tamrac Expedition 5 photobag is of superb quality. Just by looking at the straps is one indication. The bag is not lightweight; it is very well-padded, keeps your equipment safe, and it is spacious inside, and if you do not have enough photo equipment to fill it, consider room for more stuff. Therefore, I use it for more than a photobag, and including for the padded lap top pocket that provides easy access. I have adjusted the Velcro adhesives for the many compartments, and what I like is the strength and durability of the Velcro adhesives.” – By Rizzo
Rating: ★★★★★

Expert Reviews

Tamrac 5585 Expedition 5x Expert Reviews

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Features & Specifications

Tamrac 5585 Expedition 5x Features & Specifications

The Expedition 5x is the perfect mid-size pack for a wide range of photo equipment and most 12″ screen laptops. This medium size pack offers foam-padded protection and quick access to multiple SLRs, lenses, flash and accessories.

The main compartment is completely foam padded with numerous adjustable, foam-padded dividers to protect digital SLRs, 4-5 lenses, and a flash. The camera with a long zoom lens attached is suspended on two vertical, foam-padded dividers that are internally reinforced with rigid plastic. A restraint strap holds the lens firmly in place. Two Windowpane-Mesh™ pockets inside the front flap visibly organize filters, film and other accessories. A plastic, foam-padded platform in the bottom provides shock protection while a LockDown™ rain flap protects the zipper from the elements.

Foam-padded Computer Pocket
New foam-padded front pocket with water-resistant zipper protects laptops with up to 12″ screens and provides easy access without disturbing photo gear.

Dual Hinge Divider System
New Dual Hinge Divider System adjusts to allow two digital SLRs to be carried with lenses attached.

“Wing” Accessory Pockets
Dual “wing” pockets with water-resistant zippers organize and provide quick access to important accessories without disturbing your other gear. These “wing” pockets also feature Tamrac’s U.S.- patented Memory & Battery Management System™ that uses red flags to identify available memory cards and batteries from ones that have been used up.

QuickClip™ Tripod Attachment System
A tripod is cradled (centered and balanced) securely between these pockets with Tamrac’s QuickClip™ tripod attachment system while the lower, plastic-reinforced Tripod Foot Pocket holds two of the tripod legs secure.

The Harness
The state-of-the-art harness system with Dual-Density Comfort Pads provides maximum carrying comfort while Air Flow Channels help keep you cool and dry during extended use. The pack is also equipped with an adjustable waist belt and an expandable sternum strap for finer adjustments. The harness features “D” rings that accept Tamrac’s optional backpack camera strap (Model N-11).

M.A.S.™ and S.A.S.™ Compatible
Strap Accessory System™ (S.A.S.™) and Modular Accessory System™ (M.A.S.™) attachment slots on the pack provide a convenient place to carry Tamrac’s optional M.A.S.™ and S.A.S.™ products. Four SpiderTabs™ provide additional attachment points for expedition equipment or extra clothing.

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