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New bags from Lowepro - The Trusted Originalís fresh approach to a favourite!

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Introducing the Pro Runner AW Series. If you’re after a compact yet practical and flexible backpack or roller backpack to accommodate your camera, tripod, accessories, plus a few personal items, this is the series for you!

The feature filled Pro Runner AW Series consists of the 300, 350, x350 and x450 backpacks. This series incorporates Pro Runner 300 AW which is an upgraded version of the multi award winning Mini-Trekker AW - one of Lowepro’s most successful bags of all time. The Pro Runner 300 AW continues to provide a streamlined carrying solution and compact design to photojournalists, professional photographers and serious enthusiasts, but with every feature of the Mini Trekker developed further and at the highest standard possible.

This series includes two larger rolling models, the x350 and x450. Both include a spring loaded trolley handle as well as smooth operating wheels (which are replaceable). What makes these backpacks more versatile is that they come with an inventive harness system which quickly converts the roller to a backpack with two easy attachments. The larger models also include padded storage for up to a 17in laptop and the largest two include a checkpoint-friendly laptop sleeve.

The Pro Runner AW Series will store a DSLR with attached lens from a 70-200mm f/2.8 plus 3-4 lenses or flash and accessories to a pro DSLR with attached 300mm lens, three to four extra lenses or accessories.

Protective features keep these camera backpacks safeguarded from the elements. Lowepro’s patented, built-in All Weather AW Cover protects the backpack and tucks away when not in use while rainflap lids cover all the zips and offer protection for gear.

For added comfort and support, the Pro Runner AW Series have been developed with a padded mesh backpad offering superior lumbar support and which also helps to wick away moisture. The adjustable, padded shoulder straps provide a customised fit and keep weight evenly balanced while moving from location to location. There’s also a tucked-away waiststrap/belt that offers stability and helps minimise movement.

The backpacks comes complete with side compression straps with quick-release buckles providing extra security on the main camera compartment, they also compress the pack when a photographer needs to downsize. As with many Lowepro bags and backpacks, the Pro Runner AW’s come with a Hideaway Tripod Mount system; SlipLock attachment loops; multiple storage pockets and memory card pockets.

The Pro Runner AW Series will be available in March 2010 in Black and the Pine Green/Black will be available in the summer.

Lowepro – The Trusted Original
With over 40 years as leaders in their industry, photographic professionals have trusted Lowepro to adapt and innovate purpose-built products that protect their valuable and fragile gear.

Originators of our own category in 1967, Lowepro have collaborated with professional photographers throughout the world to understand the challenges they face and therefore create products that suit their changing needs as photography has advanced and kits have evolved with technology. Lowepro have represented every type of photography over the years. It is with this confidence that the Lowepro brand can be called the Trusted Original.

Those who know and love Lowepro already will connect with the The Trusted Original branding, yet it also gives reassurance to those new to the market that they are buying into a high quality product. The Trusted Original signature instills the message that Lowepro can be trusted to protect kits that are new and expensive to replace, or even equipment that we really rely upon. Without doubt the loyalty towards Lowepro continues.

For more information, images or samples of the Pro Runner AW series please visit the Lowepro website.


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