Think Tank Spectral 8 Review, Pros and Cons

Think Tank Spectral 8 is rated 5 based on 2 reviews

Feature Summary

Think Tank Spectral 8, Shoulder and Equipment Bag for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras (Technical Black)
  • 8" Tablet pocket
  • Internal zippered flap provides a weather barrier and protection from theft. Tucks away when not in use.
  • Tripod attachment points and straps
  • Highest quality materials (metal hardware, YKK RC Fuse zippers, 420D velocity nylon) and the highest quality construction
  • Luggage handle pass-through

Reviews Summary

Here’s what the reviewers think about the Think Tank Spectral 8:

Reviewers like these things about the Think Tank Spectral 8

  • Many users are impressed that there is enough room for their camera equipment and miscellaneous extra stuff like spare batteries and cards, notebook, yet it is still reasonably light.
  • Others are glad that the shoulder strap comes with a nice shoulder pad and plenty of padding.
  • Some reviewers find its adjustment mechanism smooth and easy to use.
  • Others thought the magnetic clasp on the flap is a great concept.
    -Some owners thought that the coolest aspect of the bag are the tripod attachment straps.
  • A number of users find the straps easily removable, leaving almost no trace so they don’t have to worry about unsightly or cumbersome straps dangling off the bag.
  • Some users find the attachments compact so they will easily tuck into the bag when not in use, without displacing any of their other gear.
  • Some owners are surprise with how they’re able to fit a laptop, mirrorless body with a couple of lenses, flash, filters, mouse, battery charger and some snacks in this bag.
  • Many users like how the outside mesh pocket expands large enough for a water bottle.
  • Some reviewers find it fairly compact, but still fits plenty of gear.

Reviewers don’t like these things

  • Others are annoyed when the snap for the flap comes undone when the bag is loaded.

Selected Reviews


The Think Tank Spectral 15 looks and feels like a luxury camera bag for a reasonable price.

Posted 7 February 2018 by ePHOTOzine – Read full review

Mac Sources

I quickly fell in love with the Spectral 15. When I acquired it, I thought it would be adequate for my needs, but I was pleasantly surprised at what I found with it.

Posted 9 October 2017 by Nicholas – Read full review

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