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Vanguard Adaptor Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Mar 2019)

based on 845 reviews

Reviews Summary

86% of the Vanguard Adaptor reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (65%)
Good (21%)
Average (8%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (1%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Vanguard Adaptor:

Reviewers like these things about the Vanguard Adaptor

  • Many users love that they can access both sides easily without taking off the whole bag.
  • A lot of reviewers love that it has plenty of nice dividers.
  • A number of reviewers thought the top compartment is well thought out.
  • Some users love how the bag's design allows for a quick access to the camera for quick shots while walking outdoors.
  • The rain cover in the base compartment is nice touch according to some users.
  • A lot of owners find quality stellar.
  • Others are thankful for the presence of a full length compartment for a laptop.
  • Others like how the lower compartment comes with several movable dividers and access from either side.
  • many users find it very solid and secure.
  • Others find the shoulder straps adjustable and hold up nicely.
  • A number of users thought it has a great construction and has all the features a photographer could want.
  • Some users sais it feels very sturdy and light at the same time, excellent protection on every side.
  • Other owners like the waterproof bottom and how the bag stands vertical on its own.
  • Many users are pleased with its enough space for camera and lens and some aditional accesories like extra batery, extra memories, a tripod, and still have place for personal stuff.
  • Others like how it distributes the weight of equipment to provide greater comfort.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users are anoyed by the fact that the plastic clips for the straps and the tripod must be removed to access the top pocket.
  • Others said it would be great if there were more pockets.


Crowdsourced specs across all Vanguard Adaptor models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.4-2.2 oz (0.6-1 kg)
Length iconLength9-11 in (23-28 cm)
Width8-10 in (20-25 cm)
Height9-18 in (23-46 cm)


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The Vanguard Adaptor ranks #3 compared with the other Vanguard bags.

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The Vanguard Adaptor ranks #1538 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews


Unfortunately there isn't a raincover and you can't open the bag fully from the front to access all your lenses and camera at the same time, but the side pockets do mean that you can get your camera out, change its lens, all while keeping it on one shoulder.

Posted 22 September 2011 by Daniel - Read full review

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Last updated on March 27, 2019