MindShift BackLight 26L Backpack -Charcoal

SKU: 1013899 | MPN: 520360

$450.43 excl. GST (tax free price)

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Details for MindShift BackLight 26L Backpack -Charcoal

Holds DSLR, 70-200 up to 5 Lenses, Flash

Fits up to 15" Laptop & Full-Size Tablet

Top, Front and Rear Access to Gear

Back-Panel, Tabletop Access to Gear

Padded Touch-Fastened Interior Dividers

Top, Front & Side Exterior Pockets

Dual Side Pockets with Cinch Straps

Side Compression Strap & Waist Belt

Handle & Shoulder Harness with Connector

Front & Side Tripod Attachment

Photographers planning a challenging journey can look forward to experiencing a high degree of comfort, protection and easy access to gear with the charcoal BackLight 26L Backpack from Mindshift. The pack has a padded, rear compartment with touch-fastening dividers for storing and organizing a standard-size DSLR, 4-6 lenses, flash, and an assortment of accessories. This compartment is accessed by unzipping the back panel. By sliding the shoulder straps off and using the waist belt to rotate the pack in front of you, the pack will rest in a horizontal, tabletop-like position. The main benefit of this position is fast access to gear without having to remove the pack. Underneath the rear compartment lid are two, zippered, clear-mesh, accessory pockets.

Inside the front compartment are padded sleeves for an up to 15" laptop and iPad, organizational panel with slip-in pockets, and space for a variety of personal gear such as clothing and snacks. On top of the pack are pockets for a cell phone, wallet, and other items you wish to keep handy. And on either side of the pack is a slip-in pocket with a cinch strap for storing up to 32 oz water bottles, gloves, cap and such. Front stuff pockets are useful for trail essentials that might include a headlamp, chargers and energy bars. Side compression straps, may be used for keeping the load tight and also for securing gear. Two front daisy-chains, and attachment loops are suitable for attaching various gear, and with the compression straps are part of the front and side tripod/monopod attachment system.

Carry your Backlight pack with the top handle, or wear with the adjustable padded shoulder straps, chest connector and padded waist belt. For comfort, the shoulder straps are curved and the back panel has padded-mesh material and airflow channels. Well-designed, the waist belt has a webbing rail for attaching optional MindShift accessories or other gear, and a block and tackle style adjustment, which provides for a 2:1 mechanical advantage that works well in conjunction with the belt's quick-release buckle. With an exterior made of 420D nylon with water-repellent coating, 350G airmesh, YKK zippers and other materials, this pack is both strong and durable. And at 3.9 lb, for all the pack's capabilities, it's also lightweight.

Holds 1 standard-size DSLR and 4-6 standard zoom lenses, plus a flash

Or 2 large mirrorless cameras and 5-7 lenses, plus a flash

And personal gear in the 9L front compartments

Maximum lens size: 200-400 f/4 detached from body

The Backlight features back-panel access to gear without having to remove the pack. For comfort and convenience the waist belt allows the pack to be situated in a tabletop position.

The padded back panel has airflow channels, lumbar support and cushioned mesh padding to help wick-away moisture.

For improved storage the pack features touch-fastening dividers for camera gear and interior padded sleeves for an up to 15" laptop and full-sized tablet.

Interior organizational panel with slip-in pockets for pens, and other small accessories

Exterior pockets on top and front for small items such as a notebook, cell phone, passport, wallet and the like

Dual side pockets with cinch straps for storing up to 32 oz water bottles (such as a Nalgene), gloves, and other items requiring fast access

Daisy chain loops for an ice ax, and multiple lash points for additional items

Side compression straps with SR buckles for tightening the load as well as securing a variety of items such as walking sticks

Tripod/monopod mounting system on front and side of pack

Padded waist belt with a webbing rail for attaching a variety of optional MindShift accessories

A block and tackle style adjustment on the waist belt provides for a 2:1 mechanical advantage that works well in conjunction with the belt's quick-release buckle

Flap-keeper neck strap allows you to work out of the bag unencumbered

Ergonomic zipper pulls for easier use with gloves and cold weather situations

High-quality YKK zippers for durability and dependibility

Front pockets for a variety of items such as gloves, chargers, headlamps, and more

Interior mesh pockets for storing filters, batteries, cables and other small items

Seam-sealed rain cover, which doubles as a ground cloth

Compatible with the Tripod Suspension Kit, Filter Nest/Hive and Switch Case


  • Materials ... Exterior: Water-repellent coating with polyurethane coating on underside
  • 420D velocity nylon
  • 420D high-density nylon
  • 320G UltraStretch mesh
  • 350G airmesh
  • Nylon webbing
  • 3-ply bonded nylon thread
  • YKK zippers
  • Interior:
  • 210D silver-toned nylon lining
  • Hexa-mesh pockets
  • High-density closed-cell foam
  • PE board reinforcement
  • 3-ply bonded nylon thread
  • Type of Closure ... Zipper
  • Tripod Holder ... Tripod/monopod mounting system on front or side
  • Waist Belt ... Padded, adjustable waist belt with quick-release buckle
  • Block and tackle style adjustment provides 2:1 mechanical advantage
  • Carrying/Transport Options ... Top handle
  • Shoulder harness with chest connector
  • Volume ... 6.9 gal / 26 L
  • Interior Dimensions ... Over all: 10.2 x 19.3 x 5.9" / 26.0 x 49.0 x 15.0 cm
  • Laptop: 10.0 x 15.3 x 1.0" / 25.5 x 38.8 x 2.5 cm
  • Tablet: 9.3 x 10.2 x 0.6" / 23.5 x 26 x 1.5 cm
  • Exterior Dimensions ... 11.4 x 20.3 x 7.9" / 29.0 x 51.5 x 20.0 cm
  • Weight ... 3.9 lb / 1.8 kg
  • Packaging Info
  • Package Weight ... 5.65 lb
  • Box Dimensions (LxWxH) ... 21.5 x 13.0 x 11.4"

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