Voyager Notebook Backpacks from Targus

Voyager Notebook Backpacks from TargusI tried this backpack on at Future Shop (about $110) and it felt amazing. I am looking for a rugged backpack that has compartments galore and that could satisfy my wireless-mobile-wandering lifestyle. I also want it to act as hiking daypack as well. The TSB045CA model even has a hidden rain cover at the bottom and a waist strap.

Here are the details from the web site…

The Targus Voyager Backpack is designed to fit notebooks with up to 17″ screens and is perfect for those who travel with a number of mobile accessories. This backpack includes a large insulated compartment and two water bottle pockets, ideal for food and beverage storage. The zip-down workstation features an ID holder, pen loops, CD/DVD storage, removable key fob and an accessory pouch. The large main storage section has plenty of room for books and files. The CD/MP3 player pocket with line-out porthole for headphones is a convenient place to store your media while on the go. This case also features a hidden rain cover to protect your notebook from all of the elements. Offering a high level of comfort and plenty of storage options, the Voyager Backpack is a versatile solution that can be used as a commuter solution for the business professional or as a day pack for the student.

Technical Specs
# Black
Exterior Dimensions
# 14.96″ x 21.65″ x 6.5″ (38 x 55 x 16.5cm)
Interior Dimensions
# 12.6″ x 16.5″ x 2.17″ (32 x 41.9 x 5.5cm)
# Limited Lifetime Warranty
# 4.4 lbs (2 kg)


* Capacity: Top-loading padded notebook section with adjustable strap for added security. Accommodates notebooks with up to 17″ screens.
* Organization: Large front cooler compartment for convenient food storage. Also features compartments for clothing, books and files and a removable cell phone pocket on the shoulder strap. The zip-down workstation includes pen loops, a 6 slot CD/DVD holder, an ID holder and a removable key clip. Listen to music on the go with the CD/MP3 player pocket with line-out porthole for headphones.
* Comfort: Features foam-padded adjustable shoulder straps and 3D air-mesh padding for carrying comfort. Also features adjustable chest and waist straps.
* Protection: Hidden rain cover for protection against the elements.

For a more environment-friendly option, Targus also has an “Eco-Smart Cases line.

Targus Eco-Smart Cases reduce environmental impact in each of the stages of the product life cycle > in sourcing resources and manufacturing, reducing the use of resources and the production of waste in distribution and packaging and by guaranteeing and taking end-of-life responsibility of product at final disposal. A stylish combination of durable nylon and luxurious Koskin, this Computer Storage Solution features an adjustable, protective notebook section, a rear pocket for files or magazines and a front file section with pockets for CDs., pens, a mobile phone, PDA, and more!