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Features / Specs
  • Part No BW-171212-BK
  • Product Name B&W Outdoor Case Type 5500
  • Interior Length 16.9’’
  • Interior Width 11.8’’
  • Interior Height 11.8’’
  • Removable Lid No
  • Lid Height 1.77’’
  • Base Height 10.04’’
  • Exterior Length 19.50’’
  • Exterior Width 14.40’’
  • Exterior Height 12.40’’
  • Material Ultra High-Strength Polypropylene Copolymer Resin
  • Manufacturing Process Injection Molded
  • Interior Empty
  • Color Black
  • Hinges Molded-in Hinge
  • Handles No
  • Latches Trigger Release Latch System
  • Wheels No
  • Security Options Reinforced Padlock Loops
  • Ata Rated Yes
  • Weight 8.81


All returns and exchanges are to be made within 10 days of receiving order.

Merchandise returns must be shipped, pre-paid, at the customer’s expense. All returned items must be in "as-new" condition, in their original packaging, with all accessories enclosed. The original packing slip must be included and the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number must be visible on the outside of the shipping package. To obtain a RMA number, call our customer service department at 888.515.5255. You must be able to provide the following information: the quantity and item number of the product to be returned, the date of purchase, the invoice number, and the cost of the item. Discrepancies or missing information may result in delays or refusal of your refund. Merchandise returned to Cases By Source, Inc. without a RMA number will not be accepted. The issuance of a RMA number does not guarantee that a credit will be issued. 

If part of a product becomes defective, the entire item must be returned for credit or replacement within 10 days of the invoice date. A packing slip—with the item number(s) and a description of the defect—must be included in the package. At its discretion, Cases by Source, Inc. will repair or replace defective goods. Please Note: Following repair or replacement, defective goods will be returned to customers in the same box in which they were received by Cases By Source, Inc.

All merchandise returns—defective or otherwise—are subject to thorough inspection by a Cases By Source, Inc. representative. Merchandise credits are issued at the company’s discretion, based on the aforementioned requirements and instructions. A $25.00 re-boxing fee will be charged for credited products not returned in the original manufacturer's packaging.

All returned items are subject to a 15% restocking fee.* Some exceptions applied

 Refunds will not be issued for custom case orders.

 Refunds exclude shipping charges for returned items that are not defective.

Please allow 2-4 weeks for refunds to be processed and credited to your account. If your order was charged to a credit card, we will need your card number to process the refund (Orders placed online do not provide full disclosure of the card information.)


All products come with the manufacturer’s warranty against material and manufacturing defects. This warranty specifically excludes misuse, abuse, and normal expected wear and tear. Wheels are not covered by this warranty. 

At our discretion, Cases By Source, Inc. retains the right to repair, replace, or issue credit for products covered by this warranty. Custom product warranties are considered on a case-by-case basis, but must be agreed upon in writing in advance. Products found to be defective more than 30 days after shipment from Cases By Source, Inc. should be returned to us at the customer’s expense. Products found to be defective upon receipt (within 30 days of the invoice date) are to be returned by the most cost-effective method at Cases By Source, Inc.’s expense. Before products are returned, a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) must be obtained. See “Returns and Exchanges” section for information about obtaining a RMA.

B&W Outdoor Case Type 5500

Part Number: BW-171212-BK

  • Interior: 16.9’’ x 11.8’’ x 11.8’’
  • Exterior: 19.5’’ x 14.4’’ x 12.4’’
  • Availability: Available



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The type 5500 offers extreme convenience and tons of space
In the type 5500, any equipment can be transported anywhere safely. This outdoor case is extremely spacious and its three rubberized, ergonomic handles make it absolutely handy. Sensitive equipment such as cameras and rechargeable batteries are fully protected in the type 5500. The shell is made of ultra sturdy polypropylene and can withstand even extreme forces, such as from impacts or falls. It is also rated IP67 dustproof and waterproof, and can even handle extreme temperatures. The built-in automatic air pressure equalization valve allows the case to even be taken on flights.

All features at a glance

Exceptionally handy with three rubberized handles
UN Certificate of Approval possible on request
Extremely spacious
Ultra sturdy case: shell made of polypropylene (PP)
Certified under STANAG 4280, DEF STAN 81-41, and ATA 300
Dustproof and waterproof (IP67 rating)
Temperature-stable from -30 °C to 80 °C
Airworthy: automatic air pressure equalization valve
Two eyelets for padlock (Ø 7 mm)
Inner dimensions: 430 x 300 x 300 mm | 16.9 x 11.8 x 11.8 inch
Outer dimensions: 495 x 365 x 315 mm | 19.5 x 14.4 x 12.4 inch
Weight: 4.0 Kg | 8,81 Ib
Volume: 37.9 L
Optional lift-off hinge for a removable lid
Extensive interior options: empty, with cube foam and egg foam in the lid and/or with variable divider system
Optional backpack system
Mounting frame
Optional lid pouch
Optional mesh pocket
30-year warranty
Available in two colors: black, bronze green and yellow


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