Your Phantom 4 is your aerial best friend. Capable of amazing stunts, creating entertaining videos, and more, your time with this drone never gets old. You want to maximize the time that you can spend with it, of course, and an important first step in this process is obtaining the right means of conveyance for when you need to travel with it. In this article we are going to discuss the best Phantom 4 backpack and case options so that we can give you an idea of what it out there to help you to protect your precious investment!
How do I choose the right pack or case?
A number of factors come into play when you are selecting the right carrying case or backpack for your Phantom 4. First, you want to make sure that it is specialized specifically for your drone. All of our selections here fit that category and it is an important one, as it means that the inside of the case is going to fit your drone and accessories snugly to avoid anything moving around inside should an impact occur. You also want to make sure that the capacity is adequate so that you can carry not just your drone, but all of the accessories that you need as well. You don’t want to invest in a nice case and then have to buy an extra bag for the accessories, after all.
The exterior of the case is quite important as well and should be of the hard shell variety and lastly, you will want something that is resistant to the weather. All of that protection won’t do you any good if your drone gets drenched on a rainy day even though it’s in the case. Take a look at the selections which we have found and you will see some good examples of what we are talking about.
Case Club DJI Phantom 4 Drone Case
Our first entry is both sharp and rugged at the same time. Available only in black, this military grade case is both impact resistant as well as 100% dustproof and waterproof. Steel latches keep it securely closed when your drone and accessories are snugly inside and it will hold your drone, 6 batteries, your tablet, memory card, and more. Measuring in at 9.2 x 17 x 22 inches it is exactly the size that you need and weighs about 9 pounds. If you want something that solid and sharp at the same time this is a great little case.
HUL Premium Aluminum Case for Phantom 4
Our second entry is the Hul Premium aluminum case for Phantom 4 and it’s a beauty. Shiny and durable aluminum on the outside, the inside has ABS plastic for added durability, complimented with foam cutout spaces for placing your drone and it’s accessories. While it’s not fully waterproof like most of our selections it does have some weather resistance but this case is more geared towards drop protection for your Phantom 4. If you are looking for the protection of ABS plastics with Shockproof aluminum to defend your Phantom 4 against the occasional accidental drop then this is a sturdy and stylish solution.
Hobby-Ace Hard Shell Backpack for DJI Phantom 4
If you prefer a backpack style case then Hobby Ace has a turtle-shell style backpack designed specifically for the Phantom 4. Weighing in at 4.6 pounds, it’s light but don’t let that fool you. Scratch resistant ABS plastic guards the outside to help to protect your Phantom while on the inside EPP and pre-cut EVA foam protect keep it safely cushioned as well. This case measures in at 12.6 x 9.4 x 18.1 inches and has the capacity to store your drone, 3 batteries, the charger, 4 propellers, and your remote comfortably and securely and it is water resistant in the bargain. All in all, a great backpack case for your Phantom 4.
DJI Phantom Multifunctional Backpack
DJI has their own protective case offering that we wanted to include. After all, they make the Phantom, that certainly gives them an edge when it comes to housing it. So, what does this bag have to offer? For one, it is a backpack style, so you can carry everything with ease, but it also has a hard shell with a minimalist look to it that is both pleasant and an effective defense against impacts. Both water and
“You can bring a 15 inch laptop if you like.”
shock resistant, this case has enough room inside for you to carry not only your Phantom and accessories but you can bring a 15 inch laptop if you like and everything will ride secure and snug. If you want something that looks good but doesn’t go overboard in the flash category then this DJI offering is a great choice for your Phantom 4.
Bangcool Protective Carrying Case
Our final entry is the Bangcool protective carrying case and it’s a beauty. The outside of the case is heavy aluminum with reinforced corners , coupled with thick and soft foam on the inside to keep your Phantom 4 snug. This is a solid case and very well made, with the foam inside insulating your Phantom 4 from any encroaching elements. It measures at 21.5 x 9.3 x 14 inches and weighs 8.8 pounds and the manufacturer is confident enough in it’s durability that this case comes with a 12 month warranty. When it comes to protecting your Phantom 4, that is exactly the kind of dedication that you want to hear!
In this article we have discussed the options for protecting your Phantom 4 drone by means of substance and style. Whichever case or pack you end up selecting just be sure to make sure it has the capacity and toughness that you need to keep your drone both securely in place and safe from the elements. The Phantom 4 is an investment, after all, and you should protect it. We hope that you enjoy your new case!