Orlando, Florida (Feb. 26, 2006) Targus Inc., maker of the world's best-selling notebook cases and accessories, adds the stylish Platinum series to its popular lines of camera and camcorder cases, offering protection for camera equipment and a variety of pockets for accessories.
The five sizes in the Platinum collection range from a small camera case with a wrist strap to a large video case with a removable shoulder strap and a top handle for convenient carrying options. Made of water-resistant black Koskin with a shiny "chrome finish," the Platinum cases feature stylish nylon accents and silver hardware, and are lined with scratch-resistant fabric and padding for protecting camera equipment and accessories. The larger models also include dividers that can be adjusted for a customized fit to securely protect the camera or camcorder.
"The Platinum line of cases offer a complete selection for all camera and camcorder sizes," said Michael Greco, director, U.S. product marketing for Targus. "The classic style of this line is designed to appeal to both men and women, and the variety of carrying options and easy access to accessories make this an ideal solution for both amateur and professional photographers."
Platinum Small Camera Case (Model #TPT024US)
Featuring a detachable wrist strap for easy carrying and a padded, scratch-resistant interior for superior protection, the Platinum Small Camera Case is designed for easy access to micro and small cameras, and offers a side slot pocket for accessories such as batteries and flash memory. For added carrying convenience, the Small Camera Case features an adjustable, removable shoulder strap and a strap on back that can be snapped onto a belt clip, backpack or purse. Measuring 3.25" x 2.5" x 4.75" and weighing 5.28 oz., MSRP is $12.99.
Platinum Medium Camera Case (Model #TPT025US)
Designed to fit most medium and large sized cameras, the Platinum Medium Camera Case features a padded interior lined with scratch-resistant fabric, and a zippered closure for added protection. The removable shoulder strap can be adjusted for comfortable carrying, and the strap on back features a snap for attaching the case to a backpack, belt or purse. Storage options include several inside pockets for carrying flash memory, batteries and other photography accessories, and personal items, as well as a front mesh pocket, and a slot pocket on the side. Measuring 3.75" x 2.9" x 5" and weighing 5.6 oz., MSRP is $14.99.
Platinum Large Camera Case (Model #TVT005US)
Offering a padded interior lined with scratch-resistant material, the Platinum Large Camera Case is designed to fit most small to medium size video cameras. Featuring several inside pockets for storing photography accessories such as batteries, flash memory, mini-DVDs and personal items such as ID and credit cards, the Platinum Large Camera Cases also offers two additional side pockets. The front closure provides convenient access to a mesh pocket, and the zipper on top protects the camera equipment inside. Carrying options include an adjustable shoulder strap, as well as a strap on back with a snap for attaching the case to a backpack, belt or purse. Measuring 4.35" x 3.5" x 6", and weighing 6.4 oz., MSRP is $29.99.
Platinum Camcorder/Video Case (Model #TVT006)
Designed to fit most small to medium video cameras, the Platinum Camcorder/Video Case is lined with scratch-resistant fabric. Padding provides extra protection and the interior divider can be adjusted to customize the inside compartment for a snug fit for the video camera. Storage options for accessories include several interior pockets for flash memory, mini DVDs, batteries and other personal items such as ID and credit cards. The front closure offers easy quick access to the front mesh pocket, and the zipper on top protects the camera equipment inside. The Platinum Camcorder/Video Case offers two carrying options. The shoulder strap can be adjusted for a comfortable fit or can be removed to carry the case by the top handle. The top handle is constructed with an elastic band for a comfortable "grab and hold" fit. Measuring 8.35" x 5.0" x 8.0" and weighing 1.04 lbs., MSRP is $29.99.
Platinum Standard Video Case (Model #TVT007US)
The Platinum Standard Video Case offers a padded compartment lined with scratch-resistant material designed to fit most standard camcorders or video cameras, and separate storage for photography accessories and personal items, including mini DVDs, batteries, flash memory, ID and credit cards. The inside divider can be adjusted to customize the size of the inside compartment to securely protect the camcorder or video camera. The front closure offers easy access to the front mesh pocket, and the zippered top protects the camera equipment inside, and pockets on each side offer additional storage. The adjustable shoulder strap can be removed to carry the case by the top handle, which features an elastic strap for a comfortable "grab and hold" fit. Measuring 10.5" x 4.5" x 8.0" and weighing 1.1 lbs., MSRP is $34.99.
All Platinum camera and camcorder cases come with a limited lifetime warranty and will be available in April 2006.
Targus invented the notebook case and continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 145 countries. More information is available at http://www.targus.com.