Mono updates its bestselling backpack, FlyBy Ultra, and gives the Vertigo a camo print finish

Designed for musicians on the move.

Mono Vertigo and FlyBy Ultra

Image: Mono

Mono – one of our partners for Live – has pulled the curtains back on two new accessories: a limited-edition Vertigo guitar case in camouflage print and the FlyBy Ultra, which is an upgrade of its original bestselling backpack that launched in 2011.

Here’s a closer look:

FlyBy Ultra

MONO FlyBy Ultra Lifestyle 3

Built with the travelling musician in mind, the FlyBy quickly became popular thanks to its ample storage and a unique two-in-one detachable design – which allows users to unzip a standalone laptop bag from the main tour pack.

With the FlyBy Ultra, Mono has maintained those sought-after features and thrown in a few new upgrades, including build materials, ergonomics and shockproof gear protection. The FlyBy Ultra ships in November, and is available at $299.99 (MAP) via select dealers. Here’s a snapshot of the new features:

  • Upgraded materials: Waterproof 1680D Ballistic Nylon outer shell, plush inner lining and reflective outer panels for maximum visibility
  • Improved protection: Shockproof shell structure for gear protection and heavy-duty waterproof YKK zippers
  • Improved ergonomics and functionality: Luggage pass-through attachment, detachable shoulder/cross-body straps and magnetic quick-release buckles. Plus, revamped shoulder straps for infinite comfort on the move

Vertigo Electric Guitar Case, Camo (Limited Edition)

MONO Vertigo Electric Camo Lifestyle 7

Mono’s most popular electric guitar case, the Vertigo, has received a stealth makeover featuring a grey/black camouflage print. The extremely limited run ships this November and is available at $269.99 (MAP) via selected dealers. Besides the new finish, the Vertigo retains all its award-winning design features:

  • Top-loading design
  • In-built ABS panels that deliver hard case protection at a fraction of the weight
  • Trademark ‘The Boot’ design, which keeps the strap pin off the ground even during hard vertical drops
  • Proprietary Headlock neck suspension system which automatically clamps down over a guitar’s neck without clumsy straps or buckles
  • Expandable storage via Mono’s “Tick” design

Ahead of Live, we’ve also partnered up with Mono, alongside Harmony and Teisco, to bring our readers an opportunity to win a complete guitar rig worth $2,304. Find out how to win here.

The limited-edition Vertigo Electric Guitar Case, Camo ($269.99) and FlyBy Ultra ($299.99) are available from November. More information at

[Ed’s note: Mono is owned by BandLab Technologies, which is the parent company of]


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