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Honl PhotoSpeed Strap for Speed System
 
4.5

(based on 111 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (79)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (95)
  • Lightweight (74)
  • Packs small / compresses (52)
  • Strong construction (46)
  • Reliable (45)

Cons

  • Expensive (3)
  • Heavy / bulky (3)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Weddings (32)
  • Family photos (31)
  • Portraits (23)
  • Travel (23)
  • Fill flash (16)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (57)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (37), Pro photographer (35), Semi-pro photographer (25), Casual photographer (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great strap for flash or anything ...

Great strap for flash or anything about the size of a flashhead. I hate to put permanent Velcro on any of my four Canon 580 EXII flashes. Now I can put Velcro on just...Read complete review

Great strap for flash or anything about the size of a flashhead. I hate to put permanent Velcro on any of my four Canon 580 EXII flashes. Now I can put Velcro on just one flash or change it to another or take it off completely. The strap stays in place. How can something so simple be worth so much to me. It works! No messing around! It just plain works great!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Durable, but...

IF I had nothing to compare this strap to, I would give it a better review. Fact is, I lost mine during/after the second use. The part that touches the flash does...Read complete review

IF I had nothing to compare this strap to, I would give it a better review. Fact is, I lost mine during/after the second use. The part that touches the flash does have a rubber backing, but it wasn't very sticky. I was using it to hold a Lumi-Quest softbox on a Canon 430 EX II flash. The whole thing fell off several times while light painting at night.

If you are only going to use it in a stationary position, it should be fine. If you are going to be moving around, holding it under your arm or shoving it in a coat pocket, you may have a problem.

When I replaced it, I went with the Lumi-Quest strap. They look the same online, but they definitely are not. The Honl uses stiff durable nylon and velcro with a rubber backing. The Lumi-Quest doesn't use as heavy a weight of nylon, but it does incorporate elastic and a sticky rubber backing. The Lumi-Quest meets my needs more.

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3.0

Durable, but...

By MikeR

from Walla Walla, WA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

IF I had nothing to compare this strap to, I would give it a better review. Fact is, I lost mine during/after the second use. The part that touches the flash does have a rubber backing, but it wasn't very sticky. I was using it to hold a Lumi-Quest softbox on a Canon 430 EX II flash. The whole thing fell off several times while light painting at night.

If you are only going to use it in a stationary position, it should be fine. If you are going to be moving around, holding it under your arm or shoving it in a coat pocket, you may have a problem.

When I replaced it, I went with the Lumi-Quest strap. They look the same online, but they definitely are not. The Honl uses stiff durable nylon and velcro with a rubber backing. The Lumi-Quest doesn't use as heavy a weight of nylon, but it does incorporate elastic and a sticky rubber backing. The Lumi-Quest meets my needs more.

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4.0

Easy choice

By Cmostom

from Grants Pass, OR

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Pack
  • Easy to Use
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Travel

    Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

    If you need a velcrow fastener on any flash, the Honl strap is a no brainier. Easy to use and minimal volume in your bag. They are simple and they always work.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Fits perfectly on my 580EX II

    By Na'aman

    from Berkeley, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Pack
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos

      Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

      Fits well, doesn't slide, easy to attach/detach.
      Used it with Honl gels, does the job.

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      • No

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      5.0

      A must have!

      By SRoss

      from Birmingham, Al

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Pack
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

          This item replaces the messy stick on velcro that deface your Speedlight. For all modifiers that use velcro to attach to your flah.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great strap.

          By Marc

          from Clermont,FL

          Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

          Super strong strap. It does what it's supposed to do.

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          5.0

          It is very strong and resistant

          By DePepeStudio

          from Calexico, CA

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

            in my work as a photographer
            It is very strong and small
            easy to carry

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            • No

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            3.0

            Strip of Velcro

            By idzyn2

            from San Carlos, CA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

            • Value

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

            The color filters do not wrap around my 580EX II flash head enough so I'm not too happy with the overall solution. This should come with the filters as part of a kit at no additional charge.

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            • No

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            5.0

            The Best Speed Strap

            By Ignatz

            from Bergen County, NJ

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

              Tried them all, made my own, but these sre the best.

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              • No

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              5.0

              simple but effective

              By JoeK109

              from Elkton MD

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                  THe strap fits my Canon 430EXII and holdsthe accessories onto it without having to glue velcro strips onto my flash

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Simple and Effective

                  By Tonkincane

                  from Bozeman, MT

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                    Straight to the point. It attaches easily and holds on tight. I have several of them.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Best grip Best strap

                    By Amiel

                    from Rancho Cucamonga

                    Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                    The strap that works in any kind of flash system

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                    5.0

                    Works as advertised

                    By Yerv

                    from Warwick, RI

                    Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                    Very simple and effective Honl system for flash photography. Highly recommended.

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                    4.0

                    Nice Strap

                    By Greg

                    from Seattle

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                    I got this strap to use with a LumiQuest ProMax 80-20 System. It's wider than the LumiQuest strap, and does a better job of gripping my Canon Speedlite 430EX II flash.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great, and essential for Honl Grids

                    By Ray Light

                    from San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Not Included With Grids

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                      This speed strap is practically essential for use with the Honl grids. I have a 1/4 and a 1/8 grid, and I can use this strap attached to my speedlight to attach both grids.

                      I have no complaints about this strap, except for the fact that it seems crazy to me that this is a separate piece. In my opinion, it should be included with the grids.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Simple and very effective product

                      By Kip

                      from North Las Vegas

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                      In general this strap serves it's purpose, as long as your patient and understand the simplicity,it's very easy to use.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      It works, nicely

                      By AP Architectural Photography

                      from Newport, RI

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                        What more can I add, definitely not a rocket science device here... But hey it does it's job honestly and consistently!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Works good, lasts a long time

                        By Phil

                        from Seattle

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Wide And Sturdy

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Flash With Modifiers

                          Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                          Excellent for Velcro-attaching light modifiers to speedlight flashes without adhesives. Easily transferred from one flash to another. Wider and sturdier than others on the market.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Its a strap!

                          By Drew

                          from Sedona, AZ

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                          An awesome strap indeed! It's so strappy and speedy. Make sure to buy one today, maybe two....or more! They make great stocking stuffers.

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                          5.0

                          A great part of a wonderful product line

                          By George

                          from Olivebridge, NY

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                              I use the Honl grids along with this accompanying accessory strap on so many photo shoots. This is a great product line. The strap is well make, very sturdy.

                              I like this and the rest of the Honl line of lift modifiers. They are portable and easy to add to one's tools without adding additional weight to what you are carrying. The quality of the light produced in these products is beautiful.

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                              5.0

                              Great tool!!

                              By DVF

                              from Chino Valley, Az

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Weddings/Events

                                Comments about Honl Photo Speed Strap for Speed System:

                                makes using my honl photo snoot/reflectors a very pleasant experience, changing reflectors on the fly is a breeze!!

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                                • No

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