Production Case

User Guide

The CS-5 is a high-quality production case for Sound Devices 552 Field Mixer, 788T, or 788T/CL-8 combo. Designed and built for Sound Devices by camRade, the CS-5 has a mixer/recorder compartment plus an integrated accessory compartment sized for wireless transmitters, receivers, mixers or portable recorders. Additionally, there is a lower compartment suitable for an NP-type battery.

The CS-5 also includes a bottom-side access door to exchange recording media on the 552 mixer and 7-series recorders.

The CS-5 can be used over the shoulder with the included padded shoulder strap and can connect to third-party accessory cases. Additionally, Sound Devices CS-W can be attached to the CS-5 for additional wireless systems.


Material: 1000 denier Cordura® nylon

Padded, durable nylon with internal reinforcements for shock resistance, durability, and temperature insulation

Properly balanced with or without an NP-type battery with adjustable strap rings for load-balancing

Easy access to the side-panel controls on the 788T

Integrated accessory compartment can hold wireless transmitters, receivers, or recorders

Battery compartment holds an NP-type battery below the unit

Side exit cable runs with hook and loop closures

Comfortable, adjustable length, padded leather strap

Loop mounts for attaching third-party wireless cases or to combine with Sound Devices CS-W bag

Includes both a windowed cover with side access and a canvas cover for transportation and storage

Covers can be rolled back and held with hook and loop fasteners

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