SKB Large 88 Key Keyboard Case With Wheels (Model 5820W)

Never worry about baggage carriers again with this SKB keyboard case, which is approved for airline shipping.
The popular line of SKB keyboard cases is designed to provide convenient and dependable transport for today's electronic keyboards. These cases feature polyethylene "puzzle foam" interiors for a customized, snug fit. They meet ATA Cat1 specs as airline shipping containers and are fitted with tough, lockable security latches. All sizes are now available with indestructible, built-in wheels.

Features:
Molded in wheel systems provide easy transport for any keyboard

Exterior bumpers protect valance and hardware from impact damage

Superior interior "Puzzle Foam" adjusts to grip your keyboard on the ends, polyester foam supports it on the bottom and 6 layers of slab and convoluted foam adjust for board thickness

About SKB
SKB has been in business for over 20 years and has a total of 550 employees. Currently operating from nearly 300,000 square feet, they have facilities in Orange, California as well as on the border of Mexico. SKB's distribution base is broad, serving over 6,000 music stores in the United States and has presence in nearly 100 countries.

Vertical integration is truly the picture inside SKB. This is a company that generates its own tooling, does as many fabrication functions as possible from the beginning to end and even generates its own advertising and promotion as well as maintaining a website from within. SKB has 3 product areas in which they concentrate: musical instruments and pro audio, sports, and industrial cases.
Dimensions (L x W x H): 58-1/2 x 20-3/4 x 7 in.

Maximum size of keyboard that will fit (L x W x H): 58-3/4 x 20-1/4 x 5-3/4 in.

Minimum size of keyboard that will fit (L x W x H): 51-1/4 x 15 x 5-3/4 in.

Weight: 34.5 lbs.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 37 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 64 x 25 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): SKB 5820W
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 714-637-1252
(17 ratings)
Submitted September 2, 2007 by a customer from excite.com
SKB Large 88 Key Case Customer Review
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Features
The handles are awkwardly placed, making this big bulky thing hard to maneuver. It would be much better if the handles were on alternate sides like the gator cases so it could be easily carried sideways to get up stairs. Big as it is, there is only one skinny handle in the middle.
Ease of Use
The case is hard to close. I had a gator case for my 88 keyboard and although the fit was snug, it easily closed and latched. This skb junk requires me to constantly adjust the lid by opening and closing and trying to align the grooves together. Takes too much time when tryning to leave the stage.
Quality
this case is CHEAP. It looks indestructible but the lid never aligns correctly requiring me to take time to "fix" the lid over the case. I just bought this case in May (4mths ago). There were 4 latches and now there are only 2. The other 2 broke off. for $400-$500 dollars, this case is as delicate as toilet paper. It would have been cheaper to have a case custom made for my 88key es90. I only bought this case because gator did not make one quite long enough for my keyboard to fit.
Value
ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!
The Wow Factor
It's not appealing at all. It's not sleek, it's utilitarian, bulky, and there was no thought in the design. I am trying to get gator to make me a custom case.
Musical Background:
active musician
Musical Style:
keyboards all genres.
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