Up and coming camera bag manufacturer Kata has extended its popular DPS range with a trio of 3 in 1 Sling Backpacks. The Kata 3n1u201310, 3n1u201320 and 3n1-30 (which are similar in design but different sizes) are worn on the back like a backpack, but can be quickly moved round to the front like a sling, for easy access to cameras and lenses. rnrn

Up and coming camera bag manufacturer Kata has extended its popular DPS range with a trio of 3 in 1 Sling Backpacks. The Kata 3n1?10, 3n1?20 and 3n1-30 (which are similar in design but different sizes) are worn on the back like a backpack, but can be quickly moved round to the front like a sling, for easy access to cameras and lenses.

The bags come with a chest belt and hip strap to reduce shoulder weight, and a foldable rain cover. Prices for the bags are yet to be confirmed.

The picture shows the 3n1-20 version.

Press Release

23rd June 2008 ? Bogen Imaging, leaders in photographic accessories for the professional and enthusiast photographer/videographer is building on the success of its DPS range of carrying solutions with the launch of three new premium sling backpacks.

Already consisting of a strong product line-up the DPS range has proved itself to be a range of quality bags offering ultimate carrying protection and stylish designs.

The new Kata sling backpacks have been designed to protect your photographic equipment whilst having room to carry everyday accessories the Kata 3n1 bag is available in different sizes to hold small to large quantities of photographic kit.

The Kata 3n1?10, 3n1?20 and 3n1-30 are convenient and easy to use allowing the user to move the bag from sling to backpack and back again in just seconds ? ideal for busy photographers on the move.

In the sling position the bag easily rotates around from back to front to achieve quick and easy access of cameras and lenses and in the backpack position and ?X? position users can comfortably carry equipment for longer periods of time or when walking long distances.

Also included with the new Kata sling backpacks is a chest belt and hip strap to reduce shoulder weight when needed. The bags also come with a foldable rain cover included inside to protect them from sudden showers.

All of the new sling backpacks are perfect for either left handed or right handed use as they all feature modular dividers which can be moved to suit each individual user.

Travelling abroad is not an issue with these new bags as they all fit within the hand luggage limitation for air travel and the Kata 3n1-20 and 3n1-30 are also compatible with the Kata insert trolley (available separately).

Dimensions

Kata 3n1-10

External: L 22cm / H 41cm / W 16.5cm

Internal: L 19cm / H 28.5cm / W 15cm

Weight 1.4kg

Kata 3n1-20

External: L 23.5cm / H 44cm / W 19cm

Internal: L 22cm / H 30cm / W 16cm

Weight 1.22kg

Kata 3n1-30

External: L 32cm / H 45cm / W 19cm

Internal: L 29.5cm / H 30cm / W 16cm

Weight 1.4kg

Readers requiring further information should call 01293 583300 or visit www.bogenimaging.co.uk

About Bogen Imaging UK Ltd

Bogen Imaging is the Sales and Marketing operation for the Groups prestigious range of own manufactured brands such as Manfrotto, Kata, Gitzo and National Geographic. Part of the global Vitec Group?s Imaging and Staging division, the Vitec Group itself being headquartered and listed on the UK stock exchange. Bogen Imaging operates in the US, Germany, France Italy and Japan with the UK its latest addition. The objectives of the Bogen companies is to bring the manufacturer closer to the consumer ensuring that they are able to develop the right products for tomorrow?s image maker today