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 Tuesday, September 20, 2016
BlackRapid are proud to announce their new range of camera straps BlackRapid Several years of development, innovation and customer interaction have culminated in the new BlackRapid Breathe range of camera straps that have been designed to deliver a higher level of comfort and performance.
 
A new shoulder pad design allows for a better weight distribution and strap position across the body, and also features a removable underarm stabilising strap.
 
The new shoulder pad also features an ‘airmesh’ grip layer, that fixes the strap’s position on the shoulder more firmly, and increased ventilation that means you can wear the strap for extended periods without compromising on comfort.
 
In addition to the newly designed shoulder pad, the Breathe range also features:
 
  • Duraflex Buckles: lighter than previous designs with enhanced strength
  • Hypalon hook up points: offering increased strength and reduced weight
  • Springloaded bumper locks: faster and easier to operate than previous models
  • CR3 (Connect R): refined strap connection increasing durability, security and easeofuse
  • FR5 (Fasten R): improved connection to camera
The new Breathe models will debut at Photokina this week and will be available on September 20, 2016 at retailers everywhere. Founder and photographer Ron Henry is excited about launching the fresh new lineup at Photokina 2016. " We've made some changes that I think people will get excited about." He added, "If you haven’t yet, we know that once you try on one of our straps you’ll see why we've become the leader in the Slingstrap market today."
 
B&H carries the BlackRapid Breathe camera straps.
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Post Date: 9/20/2016 6:41:11 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, October 23, 2015
From BlackRapid:
 
TRIPOD PLATES 50/70
 
Replace an existing arca-compatible plate with the Tripod Plate 50 or 70. This product allows you to switch from your tripod to your R-strap effortlessly, without having to unscrew the plate. Comes with our FastenR Tripod screw and fits all 1/4-20 sockets. It is available in two sizes 50 and 70mm.
 
Technical Specifications
 
Plate:
 
  • High grade aluminum alloy
  • Lengths: 50mm | 70mm
  • Width: 40mm
  • Weight: 31g | 40g
FastenR Tripod (FR-T1):
 
  • Stainless steel
  • Length: 1.4cm
  • Length of screw: 0.8cm
  • Width of handle: 2.5cm
  • Width of screw cap: 1.5cm
  • Net Weight: 14g
LOCKING BERT EXTENDER
 
BlackRapid’s Locking Bert extender is a great solution to lengthen your R-Strap. This option lets you add an extra 15 inches (38cm) on your sling to ensure the best fit. Comes in a locking version and a Non-locking (original) version for Curves and Doubles without the locking buckle on the back.
 
Technical Specifications
 
  • Black: 2.5cm (1”) Nylon Webbing
  • Orange: 2.5cm (1”) Polypropane Webbing
  • Length: 38cm (15”)
  • Net Weight: 23g
B&H has the BlackRapid Arca-Style Tripod Plates and Locking Buckle Bert Camera Strap Extension available for preorder.
 
If you already have an Arca-style L-bracket on your camera, you can use this method to make it compatible with a BlackRapid strap. [Sean]
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Post Date: 10/23/2015 6:31:06 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, September 15, 2014
From BlackRapid:
 
September 15, 2014 - Carry binoculars with, or without, a BlackRapid Double/Double Slim with our Binocular Strap.
 
Attaching to the shoulder straps of a Double strap, the Binocular Strap allows anyone to hang their binoculars comfortably while still carrying two cameras.
 
When not carrying any cameras, the Binocular Strap’s included neck strap is a comfortable and convenient standalone solution.
 
When not in use the Binocular Strap can be stowed in the included microfibre carry sack.
 
Features
 
  • Adapt the Binocular Strap to carry on a BlackRapid Double
  • Easily attached/removed
  • Standalone functionality
  • Microfibre carry sack included
Convert nearly any backpack into a BlackRapid sling-strap with our Backpack Strap.
 
Attaching to the shoulder straps of an existing backpack and going diagonally across the torso, your favorite backpack can be customised with BlackRapid’s popular sling strap functionality.
 
When not in use the Backpack Strap can be stowed in the included microfibre carry sack.
 
Features
 
  • Convert a backpack to camera sling function
  • Easily attached/removed
  • Microfibre carry sack included
B&H carries the BlackRapid Binocular Strap and Backpack Strap.
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Post Date: 9/15/2014 6:52:29 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, October 4, 2013

 
From BlackRapid's Youtube Channel:
 
BlackRapid is proud to announce 4 new products today. First, a brand new women's strap called the KICK, the TETHER KIT which will give everyone peace of mind, 3 new sizes of LENSBLING for both Canon & Nikon to coordinate your bag, and lastly a new color for our popular CURVE strap.
 
Adorama carries BlackRapid products.
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Post Date: 10/4/2013 2:49:36 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, September 10, 2013
From JP Distribution:
 
We are pleased to announce that all BlackRapid Straps and SnapR Cases* distributed by JP Distribution will now carry a 5 Year Warranty. This is an exclusive upgrade authorised by BlackRapid for UK and Ireland customers only and only when purchased from an Authorised UK Reseller (Only stock distributed via JP Distribution will carry this warranty).
 
This warranty will be back dated to 1st January 2013 so all of this year’s BlackRapid customers will be covered.
 
Note: This warranty covers any BlackRapid products that develop an issue due to manufactures fault or malfunction but does not cover accidental damage, wear and tear or misuse. If action is required the customer should simply return the BlackRapid product to JP Distribution with proof of purchase and a description of the fault encountered.
 
Amazon.co.uk is an authorized retailer of BlackRapid products.
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Post Date: 9/10/2013 7:24:27 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
   
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