I am building a separate case for battery and charger (I use Anton Bauer). I dont put these with the camera so the AC go bring the smaller/lighter case into his hotel room and charge at night w/o dragging in the camera cases.
The charger (E) I have in the Camera case is strictly an power supply for me...I dont have RED batteries.
It's excellent to separate batts and one charger from the power supply with the body. Had the airline loose the batts once, but luckily I had the power supply.
I like the case Digital. Keep us informed, I'd like to get one if you think it works well.
Now this rule has nothing to do with over weight. No case above 66lbs is allowed to be checked in. Your allowed to check in more weight as a person (that's up to 200lbs, I think) but in separate cases. You of course will pay over weight for it.
I usually use Delta Air Cargo or similar, I dont check it as luggage.
But the 66lb limit is a good point, I am working to reduce weight. Personally I dont want several cases, as I already have a dozen additional cases (lenses, batteries, etc)
Here is a revised designed based on Mikes feedback.
I understand but as I have around 275 travel days a year doing cargo all the time it's just to much of a trouble. As far as I see it we European film people outside of the US, especially LA, travel a lot more often. That makes it that I have to cargo the gear almost every week traveling to another country. It's so much easier with Peli or Storm cases. Don't get me wrong I would love for my gear to be more as yours digitalfx, nice and neat in one strong camera gear case (not that it's anything wrong with Pelicases) but from a frequent travel POW I don't think it's clever.
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