Protect Your Gear From Rain With The Op/Tech SLR Rainsleeve


Op/Tech 18″ SLR Rainsleeve Covering a Canon EOS 60D with a EF 70-200mm F/4L IS USM.

It’s a good thing I always have the Op/Tech rainsleeve in my bag. It rain a little bit when I was in the forest last Sunday. It just feels good to know that I have it there just in case I’ll need it. This rainsleeve is a Polyethylene design for cameras with an attached lens of at least 7″ diameter and 18″ long. It’s just right when you are using a lens in the 70-200 or longer zoom range. I don’t use it on smaller lenses, it’s just annoying to use, there’s just too much excess sleeve. But for longer lenses, I don’t have any problem and I recommend it to anyone looking for a cheap rain protection. It only cost around $6 – $7 a pack which contains two sleeves. I just love this rainsleeves I always keep one on my bag together with large freezer bag. Just remember not to poke a hole and your gear will stay dry even if you shoot all day.

Features:

  • Protects your gear from dust and inclement weather;
  • Designed for handheld use or tripod application;
  • Unique eyepiece opening adapts to most viewfinders for viewing through the lens- not plastic!;
  • Fits lenses measuring up to 7″ (17,8 cm) in diameter & up to 18″ (45,7 cm) in length;
  • Drawstring lens opening offers easy access and a snug fit; Includes two Rainsleeves per package

Pros:

  • Cheap, you get two sleeves in one pack.
  • Keeps your gear dry.
  • So small and easy to carry, I can store it anywhere in my bags.
  • Works with tripods, monopods and handheld.
  • Works really well for longer telephoto lenses.

Cons:

None. If you are looking to use this on shorter lenses, it’s just not made for them.

There are two varieties of the Op/Tech rainsleeve, the Op/Tech 18″, which was design for cameras not using a external flash, and the other one is design to accomodate and external flash

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