The Kata 467-DL Digital Rucksack is a slightly larger version of Kata's Digital Rucksack 466-DL. Even with the 467's larger capacity, it remains a compact, lightweight and structural sound rucksack that can also be used as a standard daypack or sling-style bag. With its capacity to hold a DSLR system with 3-4 standard lenses as well as personals and accessories, this rucksack will get you through a gig or a family walk in the park. It's also rated to hold your 17" laptop in its own padded compartment.
The interior of the bag is made from Kata's tough Aeriform Foam-EVA (ethyl vinyl acetate) and EVE (polyethylene), plus the overall construction features their unique TST (Thermo Shield Technology) rib structural design that provides additional strength to the areas of the bag that are most subject to shock. Strong, adjustable and padded shoulder straps deliver comfort while on the road and a sternum strap helps maintain stability while you walk.
The bag itself contains four zippered storage areas with the top designed for your personals and the bottom for photo gear. Plenty of accessories will fit inside including a flash, small computer, documents and iPad. A removable bottom insert allows you to transform the rucksack into a handy daypack. The exterior contains a side cup that can be used to either hold the legs of your tripod or a water bottle.
Optional Kata Camera Strap PL can be attached to the bag's D-rings to help alleviate the weight of your DSLR when hung around your neck. For even more convenience, the rucksack will accept Kata's optional Insertrolley that will allow you to effortlessly roll your pack through parking lots and up ramps. A built-in rain cover will protect you when the weather turns sour. This is a very useful, lightweight everyday bag that meets the need of anyone who wants a strong and flexible way to carry a wide variety of photo and personal gear.
Reviewed by 2 customers
I use it when travelling and take the laptop out after arrival. It is perfect for me on the daytrips with my DSLR gear, D800 with 3 lenses and some other stuff. I do not carry a tripod with me due to the weight.
I wanted to carry a medium size DSLR and a couple of lenses as well as have a place for whatever I might want on a day out such as a jacket, lunch, a book and that sort of thing. This works very well for that, but I would not try to carry a large DSLR or very large or very many lenses. Perhaps it could be done, but other bags would do it much better. Gear is well protected and readily accessible in the bottom half and there's lots of room in the top half for whatever doesn't need padded compartments. Construction seems quite rugged, straps are well padded and comfortable and the pack rides well though it could be hot in summer.