DJI Phantom 4 In Depth Part 3: Cases & Backpacks

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In the third entry of our Phantom 4 In Depth series, we’re focusing on the equipment you need to get your aircraft from A to B in one piece. It’s important to properly secure your drone during transit and Heliguy are here to show you the best cases and backpacks for the job.


Read Part 1: The Intelligent Flight Battery


In order to get the most out of your Phantom 4, odds are you’re going to need to transport it from time to time. This requires a case that will not only house your aircraft securely but also provide room for all the necessary peripherals. While DJI’s most recent quadcopter does come with its own Styrofoam carry case out of the box, it’s not really designed for anything more strenuous than a walk to and from your car.


Read Part 2: The Remote Controller


For those who are always on the move and need something a bit sturdier to meet their needs, here are the top three Phantom 4 cases and backpacks available through Heliguy.


DJI Phantom 4 Multifunctional Backpack

Price: £169

This hard-shell multifunctional backpack is durable and water resistant, letting you safely bring your Phantom 4 everywhere you go. A soft inner lining material provides added protection for your drone, ensuring that there’s no risk of bumps, scrapes or damage during transportation.

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DJI’s Multifunctional Backpack features a flexible interior including adjustable dividers which are designed specifically to hold the X shape of your aircraft in place. There’s even a strap to prevent the Phantom 4 from falling out of the case when it’s opened in a vertical position.

In addition to carrying the Phantom 4 and all if its accessories, the backpack also has a compartment to house a 15” laptop. If you’re a creative type, there’s even a set of stickers included which let you add a personal touch to your backpack.

This easily portable storage solution can hold:

Specifications

  • Material:

    • Shell: ABS+PC
    • Surface: Nylon
    • Interior: DTY Twill PU
  • Size: 210mm x 330mm x 530mm
  • Net Weight: 2.5kg
  • Maximum Weight: Approx. 12.5kg

Order the Phantom 4 Multifunctional Backpack here


DJI Phantom 4 B&W Case

Price: £160

This injection moulded case from B&W International is a great addition to any Phantom 4 owner’s equipment. Designed alongside drone owners and professional cameramen it’s a purpose-built transport solution based on credible insider knowledge.

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The case features a high-quality hard foam inlay specifically cut to the shape of the DJI Phantom 4 (including room to leave your propellers attached) and all applicable accessories. To ensure all this gear remains safe, B&W’s case is also completely waterproof and has been tested against extreme temperatures.

This case is not only a reliable protection method; it also looks sleek and professional which is perfect for those users looking to perform commercial work and make an impression with their Phantom 4.

Custom compartments have been designed for the following items:

Specifications

  • Internal Dimensions: 7 x 13.8 x 7.9”
  • External Dimensions: 1 x 16.5 x 8.5”
  • Package Dimensions: 2 x 16.9 x 8.7”
  • Net Weight: 6lb
  • Payload: 1lb

Order the Phantom 4 B&W Case here


DJI Phantom 4 HPRC Wheeled Case

Price: £240

The HPRC Wheeled Phantom 4 case has been specifically designed for the transport of the DJI’s newest quadcopter. The interior is made up of Polyethylene foam which has been optimised to house the aircraft using water cutting technology. This process guarantees a precise fit for higher levels of protection, allowing the user peace of mind during transportation.

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HPRC cases combine an ergonomic, light design with a sturdy construction for best performance. This approach also keeps the weight of the case lower for ease of transit. To assure these lofty standards, HPRC’s cases are stress tested against everything from fall impact and water resistance to their resilience against UV rays.

This case has room to accommodate the following equipment and accessories:

  • DJI Phantom 4 with Propellers Attached
  • Cables / Misc. Accessories
  • Filters x3
  • Charger & Cables
  • Spare Propeller Sets x2
  • Spare Intelligent Flight Battery
  • HPRC1100 Unit to Store up to 8 MicroSD Cards
  • Tablet up to 10” (e.g. iPad Air)
  • Controller Monitor Hood for Tablets
  • Remote Controller
  • Small Tools

Specifications

  • Compartment Dimensions: 85 x 18.1 x 10.08”
  • Item Dimensions: 83 x 20.47 x 24.41”
  • Item Weight: 99lb
  • Material Type: Plastic

Order the Phantom 4 HPRC Wheeled Case here


Summary

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn the ins and outs of all the storage and transit solutions available for the Phantom 4 here at Heliguy, it’s time to think about which one is right for you.

Case / Backpack Intended User
DJI Phantom 4 Multifunctional Backpack A flexible transit solution allowing you the keep your aircraft on your person. Ideal for short trips and less strenuous shoots, the multifunctional backpack provides a high level of portability and protection while also looking rather stylish.
DJI Phantom 4 B&W Case Designed for serious users who frequently take their drone away with them on lengthy shoots and intend to stow them away safely on flights. A sturdy construction tested against various common environmental hazards, B&W International’s reputation for building high-quality cases is certainly lived up to.
DJI Phantom 4 HPRC Wheeled Case Combining the guaranteed protection of the B&W case with the portability of DJI’s multifunctional backpack, the HPRC is the ultimate transit solution for professional Phantom 4 pilots. Whether
you intend to shoot at home, abroad or you’re someone whose work keeps them on the move, HPRC’s wheeled case will keep your aircraft and all of your ancillary equipment safe and secure.

Find Out More

If you want to learn more about transporting your Phantom 4 safely, our range of cases, or just want to speak to one of our customer support team; don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Email
info@heliguy.com
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UK: 0845 838 8652
Int: +44 (0)191 296 1024

Keep checking back to Heliguy Insider for more of our Phantom 4 In Depth series (don’t forget to read Part 1 & Part 2) and, of course, the latest news from the drone industry.

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