The SKYBORNE 48 is a unique backpack that offers cloud storage and protection along with a never-tire user experience. It fits a Pro DSLR with attached lens (up to 70-200mm f/2.8), 3-4 lenses, a flash, accessories, a 14 laptop and it carries a tripod.

  • Cloud storage & protection - air infused cushioning
  • Never-tire carrying experience - air infused ergonomic Air System back, harness & waist belt
  • Quick-action - side access
  • Safety first - double security buckles
  • No fumbling - bright colored interior makes finding things easy
  • Well organized - dedicated pockets for all essentials
  • Business oriented - holds a 14 laptop
  • Stay hydrated - water bottle side pocket
  • Why stand alone? - match and use with another Vanguard
  • Stay steady - optimal balance tripod carrying system
  • Clean and dry - anti-shock feet on the bottom
  • Keep dry - total coverage rain cover
  • Carry on - on board size and form factor*

*Airline carry-on regulations are subject to change and vary by airline and country. To meet the requirements, you may need to remove laptops, tripod holders and attachments. Call your airline or visit its web site for current size and weight restrictions.


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The SKYBORNE 48 is a thrill-loving backpack that offers a new physical take on what cloud storage and protection is. Vanguards design team have created a new standard in protection and lightweight carrying, with air-infused cushioning in key areas around gear and in the backpack and harness interface. The result is reliable gear protection, like never before, and the most remarkably feather lightness! The large main compartment opens fully to reveal numerous modular dividers for easy set-up of a professional gear kit which consists of a Pro DSLR with attached lens (up to 70-200mm f/2.8), 3-4 lenses, a flash and a multitude of accessories. Quick-action side access allows you to reach either your working camera or your key lens in split seconds, it all depends on your set-up and workflow preferences. Zippered pockets, on both sides of this side opening flap, help keep your hands free by providing immediate media card and lens cap stowaway. A dedicated rear compartment protects up to a 14 wide screen laptop and a side slip-in pocket expands to fit a water bottle. Our signature optimal balance tripod carrying system secures your tripod perfectly in the center using the docking pocket and strap. The SKYBORNE 48 also enjoys other encompassing protection features, which include our second-to-none quality, materials and bag construction, grab-and-go sturdy carrying handle, anti-shock elevation feet, and our total coverage rain cover. In this backpack we set the bar for comfortable carrying at a new high. The ergonomic system features a well-padded breathable back, uniquely shaped easy to adjust shoulder straps, sternum strap and waist belt, all coupled with our revolutionary air infusion technology and joined together to promise you a never-tire user experience!


Warranty Applicable by national law
Extended Warranty 10 years
Max Lens capacity 4
Notebook capacity 14"
Shoulder Bag Type Backpack
Weight (lb) 2.5800
Bag Configuration DLSR Kit with 3+ Lenses
Color Black
Outside Dimensions (in) 14 1/8 x 13 3/4 x 20 1/2


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