What is the difference between DJ bag and DJ flight case?
The difference between a flightcase or a bag is not only the weight but also the sturdiness, which a flightcase is capable of showing to its advantage compared to a bag.
A DJ flightcase is usually a hard, reclosable transport container made of high-quality materials such as wood or aluminum. It is robust, durable and protects reliably against scratches, bumps and shocks.
Therefore, the purchase price is a bit higher and the weight, of course, also makes an impact. They are usually used by professional DJs, promoters or music producers who frequently transport their equipment and are on tour to ensure that it remains safe and protected during transport.
A DJ bag is usually a transport container made of nylon or other flexible materials that can store DJ equipment such as laptops, DJ controllers, turntables or DJ headphones. DJ bags are usually lighter and easier to carry and offer slightly less protection than DJ flight cases simply because of their design.
In addition to the weight advantages, a DJ bag is above all significantly cheaper. You can also transport more accessories at the same time and everything goes more easily from the hand. The catch is, however, that the protection of course can not keep up with a real case. If it really comes down to it, a DJ bag can never offer the protection of a case.
Here's a quick overview that will illustrate the pros and cons of DJ bags and flight cases.
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The flexible ones - Cases in all variations
A case offers yet another advantage. They come in all imaginable shapes, combinations and designs. For example, a DJ trolley case with wheels and extendable brackets is easier to realize than a DJ bag.
Likewise, a DJ case with laptop tray can be realized, which is almost impossible with a bag because of the stability.
Another advantage of most flight cases:
They are designed so that the device can remain in the flight case during use. With clever cable routing options, you can get to all of the device's connections, even if the device is in the case during use.
And then there are complete DJ flightcase sets, with which you can accommodate a mixer and a laptop in addition to 2 record or CD players.