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Tenba DNA 15 Backpack

Cat # 638-385
The Messenger collection is all about speed, stealth and versatility. Get at your camera and laptop gear quickly, with bags and accessories that have nearly infinite uses, and do it all without anyone knowing that you have expensive equipment with you.

When building a bag to be used every day, there is no choice but to use the best materials and hardware. All Messenger bags are made with water-repellant exterior fabrics, YKK® zippers, Duraflex® or Fidlock® clips, welded steel D-rings and a waterproof bottom panel. That's what it takes to keep a bag looking good while carrying everything you need to a photo shoot or an office; close to home or on vacation.

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The DNA 15 Backpack was designed to deliver the year-round, all-weather, rugged performance of a true bike messenger bag, but with an interior that's tuned to protect delicate cameras, lenses and computer gear. This bag boasts features chosen for quick access and weather protection, like the Fidlock magnetic clip and water-repellent rolltop design.

The DNA 15 Backpack was built to accommodate a mirrorless camera with 3-4 lenses or a DSLR with 2-3 lenses (up to 70-200mm 2.8). The rear padded sleeve will hold a laptop up to 15 inches.

There are tons of other amazing reasons to love this bag. Click over to the "Features" tab to learn more.


Weight3.7 lbs. (1.7 kg)
Exterior Dimensions11W X 18H X 8.5D in.
(28 X 46 X 22 cm)
Interior Dimensions10W X 8.5H X 4.5D in.
(25 X 22 X 11 cm)
Laptop Compartment10W X 15H X 0.75D in.
(25 X 38 X 2 cm)
Capacity Mirrorless or DSLR camera with 4-6 lenses (up to 70-200mm 2.8).
Laptop NotesFits a laptop up to 15 inches


  • Versatile rolltop opening protects contents from rain when rolled tightly, and allows expandability to hold extra cargo when needed.
  • Camera insert is sized to fit either in the bottom of the bag, or in the upper roll-top compartment for convenient lens changing on location.
  • Tenba's Exclusive Pivot-Fit™ Harness Straps automatically adjust to different shoulder shapes for a custom fit.
  • Fidlock® patented magnetic clip is the quickest clip in the world. It allows easy drop-on attachment, fast slide release and can be opened or closed with one hand.
  • Included WeatherWrap rain cover is removable and reversible, with silver on one side to reflect the sun, and black on the other side for stealth.
  • Reinforced side pocket and security strap accommodate most popular tripod sizes.
  • Elasticized micro-mesh pocket provides quick storage for a water bottle on the outside of the bag.
  • Zippered pocket on the front provides secure storage for important items like a mobile phone and keys.
  • Removable padded camera insert protects a mirrorless camera with 3-4 lenses or a DSLR with 2-3 lenses (up to 70-200mm 2.8).
  • Bag can be converted for general-purpose, non-photo use, by removing the camera insert and compartment divider.
  • Padded sleeve holds a laptop up to 15 inches.
  • Rear trolley strap slides over the extending handle of rolling luggage or equipment case for secure piggyback travel.
  • Hip belt can be removed when not needed.
  • Tenba's exclusive water- and abrasion-resistant body armor base panel protects the bag on wet and/or dirty surfaces and is easy to wipe clean.
  • Tons of pockets and compartments to keep batteries, cables, chargers, pens and business cards organized.
  • Exterior: 600 denier Helix™ with a durable water repellant coating, seatbelt-grade webbing, waterproof tarpaulin bottom panel.
  • Interior: Lightweight ripstop nylon and soft, brushed tricot.
  • Hardware: Fidlock® clip, waterproof YKK® zippers and contoured zipper pulls.


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