Pelican Medium & Large Protector Cases

Protect Cameras and Other Valuable Equipment in These Watertight Cases


What's special about these protector cases?

  • 1500:
    • Neoprene o-ring for watertight protection
    • Chemical and corrosion resistant
    • Automatic purge valve to equalize atmospheric pressure
    • Suitable for transporting cameras and other photographic equipment
    • PEL-1500NATO-codified and tested to MIL C-4150J (Military Standard), IP-67 (Ingress Protection) and ATA (Air Transportation Association)
    • Capable of floating in salt water with up to a 35 lbs (15.9 kg) load
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  • 1600:
    • Strong lightweight material
    • Foam padding for shock absorption
    • Certifications: IP67, MIL C-4150J, Def Stan 81-41/STANAG 4280, ATA 300
    • Temperature rating from -10° F (-23° C) to +210° F (+99° C)
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1500 Medium Cases
Part # Description Price
PEL-1500Pelican 1500 Case - Silver
PEL-1520Pelican 1520 Case - Black
PEL-1550Pelican 1550 Case - Yellow
PEL-1552Pick N' Pluck Foam for Pelican 1550 Case(set of 2)
1600 Large Cases
Part # Description Price
PEL-1600Pelican 1600 Case - Black

Pelican's Legendary Lifetime Guarantee of Excellence
Wherever you take your Pelican case, do it with the confidence that comes from being covered by Pelican's Lifetime Guarantee. Pelican proudly guarantees all of their cases against defects and breakage, for the entire lifespan of each case. As long as it hasn't been subjected to abuse that goes above and beyond "normal and sensible wear and tear," Pelican will gladly replace any broken case that's returned to them, no questions asked.

Pelican’s 1500 Cases are unbreakable, watertight, dust proof, chemical resistant and corrosion proof. These standard features offer total protection for your equipment. They are made of Ultra High Impact structural copolymer for extreme strength and durability. The exclusive 1/4" (6.4 mm) neoprene o-ring and ABS latches seal perfectly and include an automatic purge valve for quick equalization after changes in atmospheric pressure. Your equipment can fit into the high density foam or padded dividers for total subjection and protection against impact, vibration or shock.

These cases can be used as camera cases and for transporting other photographic equipment.


The Pelican 1600 Large Protector case has an open cell core with solid wall design for strength. This crushproof, dust proof, chemical and corrosion resistant case is lightweight for easy transport and has a comfortable rubber over-molded handle for even easier carrying. Standard features include an o-ring seal for waterproofing and an automatic purge valve for quick equalization after changes in atmospheric pressure.

1500 Case Specifications

Exterior Dimensions 18.5" L x 14.06" W x 6.93" D
[47cm x 35,7cm x 17,6cm]
Interior Dimensions 16.75" L x 11.18" W x 6.12" D
[42,5cm x 28,4cm x 15,5cm]
Lid Depth 1.81" [4,6cm]
Bottom Depth 4.31" [10,9cm]
Total Depth 6.12" [15,5cm]
Weight (w/ Foam) 7.05 lbs [3,2kg]
Weight (w/o Foam) 6.39 lbs [2,9kg]
Buoyancy (max) 50 lbs [22,68kg]
Temperature Range -10° / 210° F [-23° / 99° C]
Certificates IP-67
Def Stan 81-41 / STANAG 4280
ATA 300


1520 Case Specifications

Exterior Dimensions 19.12" L x 15.43" W x 7.56" D
[48,5cm x 39,2cm x 19,2cm]
Interior Dimensions 17.87" L x 12.75" W x 6.75" D
[45,4cm x 32,4cm x 17,1cm]
Lid Depth 1.81" [4,6cm]
Bottom Depth 4.93" [12.5cm]
Total Depth 6.74" [17,1cm]
Weight (w/ Foam) 9.35 lbs [4,24kg]
Wieight (w/o Foam) 8.29 lbs [3,76kg]
Buoyancy (max) 40 lbs [18,14kg]
Temperature Range -10° / 210° F [-23° / 99° C]
Certificates IP67
Def Stan 81-41/STANAG 4280


1550 Case Specifications

Exterior Dimensions 20.62" L x 16.87" W x 8.12" D
[52,4cm x 42,8cm x 20,6cm]
Interior Dimensions 18.43" L x 14.00" W x 7.62" D
[46,8cm x 35,5cm x 19,3cm]
Lid Depth 1.75" [4,4cm]
Bottom Depth 5.87" [14,9cm]
Total Depth 7.62" [19,3cm]
Weight (w/ Foam) 11.9 lbs [5,4kg]
Weight (w/o Foam) 10.58 lbs [4,8kg]
Buoyancy (max) 69.89 lbs [31,7kg]
Temperature Range -10° / 210° F [-23° / 99° C]
Certificates IP67
Def Stan 81-41/STANAG 4280


PEL-1500 BLACK 6760012953560
PEL-1500 YELLOW 6760014912175
PEL-1520 BLACK 6760014912211
PEL-1520 SILVER 6760014912213
PEL-1520 YELLOW 6760014912256
PEL-1550 BLACK 6760014912706
PEL-1550 SILVER 6760014912707
PEL-1550 YELLOW 6760014912709


1600 Case Specifications

This case is NATO-codified and tested to:
MIL C-4150J (Military Standard) . Def Stan 81-41/STANAG 4280
IP-67 (Ingress Protection) - (1 meter submersion for 30 minutes)
ATA 300 (Air Transportation Association)

Temperature Rating:
Minimum: -10° F (-23° C) Maximum: +210° F (+99° C)

Exterior Dimensions
(L x W x D)
Interior Dimensions
(L x W x D)
24.25" x 19.43" x 8.68"
(61.6 x 49.3 x 22 cm)
21.43" x 16.50" x 7.87"
(54.4 x 41.9 x 20 cm)


Lid Depth Bottom Depth Total Depth
1.75" (4.4 cm) 6.12" (15.5 cm) 7.87" (20 cm)
Weight w/Foam Weight w/o Foam Buoyancy Max.
14.11 lbs. (6.4 kg) 13 lbs. (5.9 kg) 74.96 lbs. (34 kg)


PEL-1600 6760014912760
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