Friday, January 26, 2007
Must-Have Travel Gear
A selection of mobile gear that makes photography on the road easier
Labels: Buyers Guide
Ansmann 1212 Power Supply
Charge your camera and radio, even your shaver, with the Ansmann 1212. Featuring an adjustable DC output from three to 12 volts, it automatically senses and switches to the proper current when plugged in and is fully stabilized, even when the AC power is not. The 1212 comes with plugs for U.S., U.K., EU and AUS voltage systems. Estimated Street Price: $36.
Katadyn Exstream XR Bottle Purifier
Ensure that the water you drink is clean using the Exstream XR Bottle Purifier from Katadyn. Holding up to 34 ounces, the large-capacity bottle is EPA-registered and removes all types of organisms, including viruses, through Virustat Technology as well as micro-filtration and carbon. List Price: $50.
Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer
Download your digital photographs and share them on a large, bright screen with the Epson P-2000 Multimedia Storage Viewer. Sporting a sharp, 3.8-inch LCD screen, it features a 40 GB hard drive and media slots to download directly from your camera's memory card. List Price: $499.
Vasque Ranger 2 GTX Boots
Keep your feet comfortable and dry as you venture into the outdoors wearing the Vasque Ranger 2 GTX boots. Designed with a waterproof Gore-Tex® membrane, the boots are made using waterproof split leather and cross-weave nylon. A high-cushioned EVA midsole and Texon board with a steel shank insole provide reliable support. List Price: $100.
Gitzo Traveler Tripod
Having compact, lightweight gear makes traveling easy. The Traveler from Gitzo is a lightweight, carbon-fiber tripod that folds in on itself, 180 degrees over the head, making it 25% shorter. The tripod is 14.2 inches when completely folded down, and weighs only 2.2 pounds, making it capable of fitting in a camera bag or carry-on luggage. List Price: $850.
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