Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs

We found three companies that make cases that will protect your laptop computer against the depredations of baggage handlers and airline sorting systems. Two sets of products, from Pelican and Storm Case, will protect your laptop against nearly anything,

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Protective cases - 2

A view of cases by four different companies.

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Protective cases - 2

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Hardigg Industries Storm Case

Storm Case from Hardigg Industries, Inc. are available in a wide range of sizes, many of which can be equipped with laptop protection.

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Hardigg Industries Storm Case

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Storm Case 2370

The Storm Case 2370 can be ordered as a full-featured briefcase, complete with a laptop tray and spacers to keep the laptop from getting damaged. (MSRP $257.00)

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Storm Case 2370

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Storm Case 2750

The Storm Case 2750 is big enough to carry your laptop computer, your other electronics, and enough clothes for a long trip. The dividers in the laptop tray allow you to configure sections to meet your needs exactly. (MSRP $492.00)

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Storm Case 2750

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Storm Case 2750 - 2

Once the Storm Case 2750 is packed, it can be heavy, but with built in wheels and a handle for towing, getting it around the airport is easy.

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Storm Case 2750 - 2

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Zero Halliburton

Zero Halliburton cases win the Snazzy Case award with the polished good looks. Both are designed as briefcases, but will protect a laptop well enough that you can send them as checked luggage. The larger DZ5 case (the silver one on the botto

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Zero Halliburton

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Zero Halliburton DZ3

The Zero Halliburton DZ3 case, shown here in glacier blue, will protect most normally sized laptops, and it has useful features as a briefcase. While both cases will lock, they do not currently have TSA approved locks. (MSRP $335)

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Zero Halliburton DZ3

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Pelican 1080

Pelican makes nearly an endless variety and range of sizes in cases. These are two that are specifically designed to carry laptops. The Pelican 1080 is designed to protect a smaller laptop from damage while its packed in your suitcase. (MSRP $99.00)

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Pelican 1080

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Pelican 1490CC1

The Pelican 1490CC1 case is designed to carry your laptop and work as a fully functional briefcase, complete with an organizer in the lid. Note that it fit the ThinkPad T-series laptop perfectly. (MSRP $255.95)

Protective Carrying Cases for Notebook PCs - Pelican 1490CC1

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