Kata Auxiliary Belt and Pouch System

by on October 29, 2009

in Gear

Kata has developed a belt and harness system with various pouches for DSLRs, lenses, flashes and accessories.  As you can see from the above image, the system is customizable to allow photographers to carry the appropriate amount of gear on a given outing.

More details on the system can be found in Kata’s press release below.

Kata News Release

Ramsey, N.J. (October 22, 2009) - Kata, one of the world’s most respected manufacturers of professional photographic and video protective technologies, today introduced the Auxiliary Belt and Pouch System. This innovative new system allows photographers to keep their most important shooting accessories close at hand while providing superior protection no matter where the action may take them.

Comprising six individual Auxiliary Pouches which can be connected to one of the eight loops on either the adjustable Auxiliary Waist Belt (AB-301) or Auxiliary Waist Belt with Harness (AB-302), Kata’s new Auxiliary Belt and Pouch System is fully‑customizable, allowing photographers to add or take away pouches based upon their current shooting scenario or equipment needs. Whether users need to carry a full size DSLR, a 100mm lens, a full-size professional flash, or all three, the system offers the perfect combination of flexibility, protection and comfort. The pouches can each be purchased separately and used with their provided shoulder straps, attached to any belt, or to another Kata bag. All pouches are designed with TST (Thermo Shield Technology) which provides the perfect level of protection against shock, vibration and impact.

The Kata Auxiliary Belt and Pouch System includes:

AB-301 Auxiliary Belt ($45.00 street pricing)

The AB-301 Auxiliary Belt is the perfect solution for keeping all shooting accessories close at hand and easily accessible at all times. The adjustable waist belt fits easily on the hips and comfortably carries up to eight Auxiliary Pouches. The one size fits all design fits waist sizes from 34 inches up to 60 inches.

AB-302 Auxiliary Belt with Harness ($55.00 street pricing)

The AB-302 Auxiliary Belt with Harness provides quick and easy access to all equipment while adding additional comfort by equally distributing the weight between the hips and shoulders. The belt with harness carries up to eight Auxiliary Pouches and fits waist sizes from 34 inches up to 60 inches.

AP-321 Auxiliary DSLR Body Pouch ($50.00 street pricing)

The AP-321 Auxiliary Pouch fits a full size DSLR body with battery grip attached while keeping it protected and easy to access at all times. Two mesh side pockets as well as one internal mesh pocket hold additional accessories such as filters and lens caps. An external zippered pocket will store flat accessories close at hand. The removable padded insert protects gear when in place and can be removed to make the pouch flat.

AP-322 Auxiliary Flash Pouch ($50.00 street pricing)

The AP-322 Auxiliary Pouch fits a full size professional flash while keeping it protected and easily accessible at all times. An internal mesh pocket will hold additional accessories such as batteries and flash caps while an external zippered pocket will keep flat accessories close at hand.

AP-323 Auxiliary Lens Pouch ($50.00 street pricing)

The AP-323 Auxiliary Pouch fits a 70-200 F/2.8 or similar sized lens while keeping it protected and easily accessible. Special non-slip side zippers allow the pouch to expand and contract in order to make it fit a lens with the hood attached or to accommodate a larger lens. An internal mesh pocket will hold additional accessories such as batteries and lens caps while an external zippered pocket can hold flat accessories. The removable padded insert protects the lens when in place and can be removed to make the pouch flat.

AP- 324 Auxiliary Lens Pouch ($50.00 street pricing)

The AP-324 Auxiliary Pouch fits a 70-200 F/4 or similar sized lens while keeping it protected and easily accessible. Special non-slip side zippers allow the pouch to expand and contract in order to accommodate different size lenses. An internal mesh pocket will hold additional accessories such as batteries and lens caps while an external zippered pocket can hold flat accessories. The removable padded insert provides protection, but can be removed in order to make the pouch flat.

AP- 325 Auxiliary Lens Pouch ($40.00 street pricing)

The AP-325 Auxiliary Pouch fits a 16-35 1:2.8 or similar sized lens while keeping it protected and easily accessible. Special non-slip side zippers allow the pouch to expand and contract in order to make it fit a lens with the hood attached or to accommodate a larger lens. An internal mesh pocket will hold additional accessories and an external zippered pocket can hold flat accessories. The removable padded insert protects the lens when in place and can be removed to make the pouch flat.

AP- 326 Auxiliary Lens Pouch ($40.00 street pricing)

The AP-326 Auxiliary Pouch fits a 100mm macro or similar sized lens while keeping it protected and easily accessible. Special non-slip side zippers allow the pouch to expand and contract in order to accommodate different size lenses. An internal mesh pocket will hold additional accessories such as batteries and lens caps while an external zippered pocket will hold flat accessories. The removable padded insert protects the lens when in place and can be removed to make the pouch flat.

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