TOM BIHN Introduces Cadet briefcase for Apple laptops and iPad

Seattle, Washington, USA – TOM BIHN, a designer, manufacturer, and retailer of laptop and travel bags has introduced for pre-order the Cadet, a laptop briefcase designed specifically to fit Apple laptops and the iPad and iPad 2.

The Cadet is available is two sizes: 15/13 and 11/iPad. Both sizes feature a removable protective laptop sleeve (called the Cadet Cache) in sizes designed specifically to fit Apple laptops and the iPad: the 15/13 size fits both the 15″ and 13″ MacBook Pro, the 13″ MacBook, and the 13″ MacBook Air, while the 11/iPad size fits the 11″ MacBook Air and the iPad/iPad 2. In addition to a laptop, the Cadet can also fit an iPad or iPad 2 with or without a protective case or sleeve.

The Cadet is designed to carry your laptop or iPad, a few files or magazines, power supplies, pens, notebooks, and other small accessories.

The Cadet is a checkpoint friendly laptop bag: using two clips, the botton edge of the Cadet Cache attaches to two vertical pieces of webbing sewn into the Cadet. When passing through a TSA checkpoint, one can slide their laptop/iPad (still in its protective Cadet Cache) out of the Cadet for X-ray inspection; the laptop remains protected and attached to the Cadet.

* Ultrasuede(R) lined iPhone pocket
* Exterior of 1050d U.S. ballistic nylon
* Interior lining of ultralight Japanese Dyneema/nylon
* YKK splash-proof Uretek zippers
* Three exterior access compartments, six interior organizer pockets, and one exterior open-top pocket
* Lifetime Guarantee
* Made in the TOM BIHN factory in Seattle, Washington, USA

The Cadet is $170 and includes the Cadet Cache protective laptop sleeve and Standard Shoulder Strap. It is available for pre-order in colors Black/Steel, Black/Iberian, Steel/Solar, Forest/Steel, Navy/Solar, and Cardinal/Steel and ships by mid-to-late November.

The Cadet
High-Res Photo (The Cadet)
High-Res Photo (13/15 and 11/iPad Cadets)
High-Res Photo (Cadet w/a 15" MacBook Pro)
High-Res Photo (Ultrasuede lined iPhone pocket)

TOM BIHN has been designing and creating bags for over 30 years. The TOM BIHN Inc. headquarters and factory are located in Seattle, Washington, where the company is dedicated to creating quality products and quality jobs. The public is welcome to visit the TOM BIHN Seattle Factory Showroom and Retail Store and see where the bags are made. TOM BIHN products are available for order and worldwide shipping at the company’s website. Copyright (C) 2010 TOM BIHN. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPad and MacBook are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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