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BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black)

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BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Tether-Style Strap for Your Camera
  • Includes Corrosion-Resistant ConnectR
  • Compatible with All BlackRapid FastenR
  • 9.4" Long
  • Designed as an Add-on for R-Straps
  • Carabiner-Style Lock on Gate of ConnectR
  • Soft, Comfortable Nylon Webbing
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The black Wrist Strap from BlackRapid is a tether-style, 9.4" strap that allows you to hold your camera tightly in your hand without fear of it slipping out or being grabbed. Included with the strap is BlackRapid's ConnectR that screws into the tripod socket of your camera and swivels for ease of use. For additional peace of mind, ConnectR includes a carabiner twist-lock on its gate.

The strap is made from soft nylon webbing and is comfortable to hold. The strap is marketed towards those who already own a BlackRapid R-Strap system since it attaches to your camera without need of optional FastenR. The ConnectR is made with a corrosion-resistant anodized hook. The Wrist Strap is back by BlackRapid's one-year replacement warranty.

Smooth, comfortable wrist tether
Integrated BlackRapid ConnectR (CR-2 locking swivel hook)
Compatible with all BlackRapid FastenR (not included)
Carabiner-style twist lock on gate hook of ConnectR for added security
Material Soft nylon webbing
Attachment Method ConnectR (CR-2)
Dimensions Strap length with ConnectR (CR-2): 9.4" (24.0 cm)
Width of webbing: 1.0" (2.5 cm)
BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black)
  • ConnectR-2
  • One-Year Replacement Warranty
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    BlackRapidWrist Strap (Black)
     
    4.3

    (based on 24 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (12)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (15)
    • Easy to use (13)
    • Lightweight (12)
    • Compact (8)
    • Comfortable (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family photos (6)
      • Travel (6)
      • Weddings (6)
      • Landscape/scenery (4)
      • Sports/action (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (13), Semi-pro photographer (6), Pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (21)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      THERE REALLY IS A BETTER WAY!

      Well, they call it a "wrist strap" true, but perhaps we should think of this product in a different way. While you can certainly place the strap around your wrist,...Read complete review

      Well, they call it a "wrist strap" true, but perhaps we should think of this product in a different way. While you can certainly place the strap around your wrist, considering the weight of an DSLR with lens, why would you want to? A much better way to think of this product is as a "safety HAND strap. I use this strap by placing just my hand through the loop, with the loop encircling my palm and the back of my hand. Then I simply grasp the camera grip, allowing the inside part of the strap to fall between my palm and the camera grip. This is possible, and is very easy in fact, because the strap is thin (not padded). The strap is secure around my hand now, safeguarding the camera and lens from dropping. I use this "hand strap" at times that I want to photograph in a more discrete fashion without the burden of the longer BlackRapid S2 strap (like street shooting). Works like a charm!

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      OK Product

      Purchased to compliment my Black Rapid Cargo strap.
      The earlier reviews were correct.
      Nicely constructed product but the strap is about 2 inches too short to easily get around a larger wrist....Read complete review

      Purchased to compliment my Black Rapid Cargo strap.
      The earlier reviews were correct.
      Nicely constructed product but the strap is about 2 inches too short to easily get around a larger wrist.
      Black Rapid should also remove the buckle and replace it with the quick release they use on the standard straps to make tigthening one handed easier.

      Reviewed by 24 customers

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      5.0

      So Simple - So Convenient!

      By The Happy Disciple

      from Bloomington, Indiana

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

          I have a BlackRapid Sport, which I absolutely LOVE, but I take a lot of interior shots of churches and cathedrals - I also use a 70-200 f/2.8 a lot. I prefer to carry my camera in hand when that lens is on, but I still wanted the security of having a strap. The BlackRapid wrist strap was the answer!

          Simple, well made, and is easy to use with my Manfrotto tripod!

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          • No

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          5.0

          Perfect combo to a shoulder strap

          By Stefan

          from Stockholm, Sweden

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non Distractive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Single Shots Usage

            Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

            I have replaced my standard neck strap with a shoulder strap from BlackRapid. When you would like to use the camera without the shoulder strap its perfect to use this wrist strap. Not using any strap is pretty risky if you have expensive equipment.The wrist strap is much discrete and is never in the way. The only con is that you have to unscrew it if you would like to use a monopod or tripod.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great for tight quarters

            By tjazaz

            from Phoenix, AZ

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

              I have two other Black Rapid sling straps but the wrist strap is very handy for shooting in tight quarters, or around home, family gatherings, etc. Easy to swap.

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              • No

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              5.0

              awesome.

              By Evan

              from Washington, DC.

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                  Works exactly as advertised.

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                  • No

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                  3.0

                  As advertised.

                  By Steve

                  from MA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                      Nothing special, a strap is a strap. Delivered promptly by B&H.

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                      4.0

                      Simple and Smooth

                      By Hermance Imaging

                      from Dover Delaware

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Weddings/Events

                        Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                        As a professional photographer I like the fact I can still be tethered to the camera without a bulky strap. Simple, on my wrist not neck.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        4.0

                        strong strap, but more for safety

                        By gastwa

                        from rockville, md

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Travel

                          Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                          this strap is good for those that want the safety of having a wrist strap while they are carrying their camera. if i need to let the camera hang temporarily i can, but it is not comfortable to carry a DSLR that way. This is better for additional safety while carrying your camera. on a smaller point and shoot, it may differ. i do not use it for that. get the rubber loop with this strap as it is quieter than the metal loop that screws into the tripod mount.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Wrist strap

                          By Grumpy

                          from Long Island , New York

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Family Photos
                            • Sports/Action
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                            I love it, very strong

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            EXTRA GRIP ADDS SECURITY

                            By Shutterbug Patti

                            from Tampa, FL

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Travel
                              • Weddings/Events
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                              Sometimes I do not want my big Black Rapid neck strap attached, so this does the trick. This hand strap adds security when I handhold my camera right out of my purse camera bag. Attaching to my camera is super easy since I already use the Black Rapid system.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              I liked this strap well

                              By Kavootles

                              from Iowa City, Ia

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Travel
                                • Video

                                Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                This is a good strap and if I were into the whole Blackrapid system it would be a must. I decided I liked a wrist strap that attaches from the side rather than the bottom and a sling pack indeed. Just personal preference.

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                                • No

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Exactly what I have been looking for!

                                By Pedalmasher

                                from Seminole, FL

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attractive
                                • High Quality
                                • Practical

                                Cons

                                • A Bit Pricey For A Strap

                                Best Uses

                                • Any Photography

                                Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                I have a reasonably sized lens on my carry-around rig, namely a Canon 100-400 f4.5-5.6 USM IS lens. I would hate to drop that so typically I utilize a shoulder rig to carry it when I am shooting. Often, however, I just grab my camera for an opportunity that suddenly arises and this BlackRapid strap gives me the security that I want and need. It is a quality product, attractive looking, and fits me well. Understand that this is not a stand-alone strap and also requires the Fasten R3, which is a very high quality piece that screws into the tripod female fitting on the bottom of the camera. The strap then fastens to it with a high quality piece of hardware.

                                I liked the combination so much, I am awaiting the arrival of my second one for another camera.

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                                • No

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                                (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                1.0

                                You need to buy the bolt to attach it.

                                By HS

                                from Mexico

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • Doesn't Include Bolt

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                    I guess I should've read the page a little more carefully? I bought two, they just arrived and it turns out I need to buy the $13.95 "FastenR-3" bolts.

                                    If you already own other Blackrapid products I guess you could consider this, it looks solid; if you don't then look elsewhere or add the $13.95 mandatory extra to the price of the strap.

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                                    • No

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                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    THERE REALLY IS A BETTER WAY!

                                    By Miataman

                                    from Minnetonka, MN

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Discrete Street Shooting
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                      Well, they call it a "wrist strap" true, but perhaps we should think of this product in a different way. While you can certainly place the strap around your wrist, considering the weight of an DSLR with lens, why would you want to? A much better way to think of this product is as a "safety HAND strap. I use this strap by placing just my hand through the loop, with the loop encircling my palm and the back of my hand. Then I simply grasp the camera grip, allowing the inside part of the strap to fall between my palm and the camera grip. This is possible, and is very easy in fact, because the strap is thin (not padded). The strap is secure around my hand now, safeguarding the camera and lens from dropping. I use this "hand strap" at times that I want to photograph in a more discrete fashion without the burden of the longer BlackRapid S2 strap (like street shooting). Works like a charm!

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      3.0

                                      OK Product

                                      By Paul K

                                      from Somerst County, NJ

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Sports/Action
                                        • Travel
                                        • Wildlife Photos

                                        Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                        Purchased to compliment my Black Rapid Cargo strap.
                                        The earlier reviews were correct.
                                        Nicely constructed product but the strap is about 2 inches too short to easily get around a larger wrist.
                                        Black Rapid should also remove the buckle and replace it with the quick release they use on the standard straps to make tigthening one handed easier.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        Share this review

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Heavy Duty

                                        By Hindsight2011

                                        from Canonsburg, PA

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                        • A bit pricey

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Family Photos
                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Sports/Action
                                        • Travel
                                        • Video
                                        • Weddings/Events
                                        • Wildlife Photos

                                        Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                        Well made product. No need to worry about this strap supporting a pro size DSLR.

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                                        • No

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                                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        little bit longer

                                        By LakeHaus

                                        from 605

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                        • Too Short For Batterygrip

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Weddings/Events

                                        Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                        might have to add some sort of extension to this...it works like it should, but when I rotate to shoot portrait the strap doesn't let me get my arm in the usual position.

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                                        • No

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                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        durable, smaller than I expected

                                        By pk

                                        from Union City, CA

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                            I picked up this strap to use with my Fuji xpro 100 when not using a neck strap. It just barely fits. If you have extra large hands or thick wrists, it's probably not for you. There is no way to adjust it to more than about 3.5 inches in diameter.

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                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Security

                                            By DL

                                            from San Antonio

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                                When traveling light, this strap provides extra security that one won't drop or have the camera knocked from hand. Another quality product from BlackRapid.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Strapped

                                                By DIg6

                                                from WBNC

                                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Comfortable
                                                • Does not Chafe

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                                    Nice strap. Does it's job.

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                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    4.0

                                                    Glad this product has arrived

                                                    By Jason G

                                                    from Ann Arbor, MI

                                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Comfortable
                                                    • Does not Chafe
                                                    • Strong Construction

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Extra Security

                                                      Comments about BlackRapid Wrist Strap (Black):

                                                      Been waiting for a good/simple wrist strap like this for a bit. The fact that you can easily interchange your DSLR between the wrist strap and a standard BlackRapid over the shoulder strap is an added bonus. Great for when out on a shoot (nature, wedding) and you need to detach from your shoulder strap without losing that sense of security. Have not been enticed by similar products as they were too bulky or ugly in appearance (yes, this matters, to me anyways), so I was glad to jump at this one.

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