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CaseCruzer intros Shock Case for Mac Pros

updated 07:35 pm EST, Mon December 21, 2009

Elastomeric shocks help protect against damage

CaseCruzer has announced the Shock Case, a hard carrying case designed for Mac Pro towers. The case features an isolated inner frame fabricated from steel, while elastomeric shocks provide protection against jarring or vibration. The housing integrates a retractable handle and oversized snap-down handles for transportation.

The front and back panels can be removed, allowing the Mac Pro to be used without leaving the case, while the design is stackable for running multiple systems. Gaskets provide protection against water, with a pressure-relief valve for airline travel. The case measures approximately 27.25 x 16 x 28.75 inches and weighs roughly 49lbs.

The Shock Case is available directly from the company for $660.




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  1. Bobfozz

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    This looks cool

    Apple inspires people to make stuff like this!

  1. coffeetime

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Wow

    Now that's straight out of G.I. Joe gear. Anyone dare to touch that thing will fire a long range missile before anyone can reach for a taxi.

  1. xmattingly

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    Niche product

    This is a niche item of the highest order. A hardened case with shock absorbers is kind of cool, but seriously... Mac Pro's sit under a desk. Where would you need something like this? A bomb shelter... the back of a semi maybe? I suppose it might have a market in earthquake-prone areas, particularly businesses that have highly sensitive data though.

  1. dliup

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    @xmattingly

    Just because you don't see a need for it doesn't mean it's not useful. I am more MBP, but I do see why some people would want this.

  1. visualray

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +3

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    I've worked as a digital tech for major photographers and I could tell you that when some of them shoot on location, they use cases like these. These are high budget photo shoots, so a $660 case is not a big deal when you might take your main workstation to about 20 locations a year.

  1. danviento

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +1

    Photography: Agreed

    I could use one of these, and a specially designed case for my high-end super color-accurate display. Sadly, I haven't seen one that's been worth trading for the original shipping box that's been filling the requirement for the mean time.

  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -1

    Re: @xmattingly

    He didn't say there was no need for he didn't see a need. He correctly stated that it was a niche product.

    Which isn't really saying much, considering the MacPro is also a niche product, so, technically, anything for it would be niche by default. But even for MacPro owners, it's a niche product.

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