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OP/TECH USADouble Sling (Black)
 
4.5

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (18)
  • Adjustable (17)
  • Strong construction (16)
  • Well padded (16)
  • Does not chafe (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Comfort (9)
    • Supporting camera (8)
    • Stable (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (10), Pro photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (20)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Wonderful setup

    I bought this double sling after looking at the Black Rapid double sling. I did not like the BR fastening to the tripod mount for several reasons, including the fact I would lose my...Read complete review

    I bought this double sling after looking at the Black Rapid double sling. I did not like the BR fastening to the tripod mount for several reasons, including the fact I would lose my tripod mount, but primarily because I do not think this is the proper place to carry a camera from as it is not designed for that. Plus, I could buy 4 of the OpTechs for the price of one Black Rapid, and I think the OpTech is more comfortable and quite a bit lighter. Another good point is that I can unbuckle the sling parts and use them individually on my OpTech Pro strap pads, making the standard Pro straps into 2 Pro Sling straps! A very cool thing in my opinion. My original OpTech Pro strap is over 30 years old and still works as good as it did when I bought it, a testament to their build quality when you know how much I have put them through!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not for me

    I tried this set-up, but it is just not for me. I give it three stars for good quality components, but to me the whole set-up is just utterly uncomfortable and I don't...Read complete review

    I tried this set-up, but it is just not for me. I give it three stars for good quality components, but to me the whole set-up is just utterly uncomfortable and I don't like how the cameras just dangle and bounce there on the sides. I'm back to the good old camera straps that were supplied with the cameras.

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    4.0

    Great Purchase

    By HappyShooter

    from Oviedo, FL

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use

    Cons

    • No Chest Strap

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Sports/Action
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

    The double sling from OP/TECH is a great product. Well made, with easy attachment points, this sling allows you to have 2 cameras at the ready at all times while keeping the ability to use your hands when needed. The only reason for not giving it 5 stars was what appears to have been an oversight in the design - a chest strap to keep the sling secure to the shooter. I have seen other reviews which cited the same thing so I can't say I didn't know before the purchase, and it has not proven to be a deal breaker for using it, just an improvement for future iterations.

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    5.0

    Works great!

    By Johnson LL

    from Washington

    Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

    I love my sling! I have used it on numerous occasions and it works fantastic. It has helped my back incredibly, as I no longer carry the burden of both cameras on my neck. :)

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    4.0

    Overall good

    By JDW

    from College Station, TX

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

        So far, so good. I didn't give it 5 stars since the left/right male/female orientation of the snaps don't account for left/right camera position. I have OP/TECH neck straps for both cameras with the same left/right male/female positions. The left camera connections for this sling are correct. The right camera connections should be reversed to keep the cameras in the same orientation. Pretty minor but you can't change the positions since the straps are sewn. I used two of the included connections to create a sternum strap to make it feel more secure.

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        5.0

        Excellent product

        By saul sutton

        from bs as argentina

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Comfortable
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Comfort
          • Stabilizing
          • Supporting Camera

          Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

          highly recommended for people who load two chambers. very easy to use! highly practical. price / quality> excellent!

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          5.0

          Great for carrying two cameras.

          By Bob

          from Annapolis, MD

          Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

          I use the single OP/TECH sling most of the time with one camera, so the double sling is perfect for when I want to carry two cameras. Uses the same attachments as the single sling, making it easy to switch. Great product.

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          3.0

          Not for me

          By S Peters

          from Grangeville, ID

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Strong Construction
          • Well Padded

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

              I tried this set-up, but it is just not for me. I give it three stars for good quality components, but to me the whole set-up is just utterly uncomfortable and I don't like how the cameras just dangle and bounce there on the sides. I'm back to the good old camera straps that were supplied with the cameras.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Inexpensive, Comfortable, Easy to use

              By jrhess3

              from Queens NY

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable
              • Comfortable
              • Does not Chafe
              • Strong Construction
              • Well Padded

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Comfort
                • Supporting Camera

                Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                This double sling is very easy to use, light weight and has been holding a D610 with a 70-200mm and a battery grip and a D800 with a 24-70 very nicely. The cameras don't' shift around too much and the relief on my neck is enormous.

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                5.0

                A great way to carry two cameras

                By Geoff

                from South Carolina

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Comfortable
                • Strong Construction
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Supporting Camera

                  Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                  I often carry two cameras (one with a wide angle and one with a telephoto). I have tried several products and systems for doing this. I am aware of the quality of OP/Tech products as I own others. The double sling carries two cameras in a position that makes them quickly and easily accessible while at the same time allowing the user to wear them for long periods without suffering discomfort. The sling is well made, easy to operate and very modestly priced, especially when compared with products from other companies that cost almost four times as much.

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                  4.0

                  Great product with a major flaw

                  By Steve

                  from Rochester, NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Well Padded

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to Attach

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                    This product arrived the day before a wedding shoot, and so I wore it without any practice. First, it became a favorite accessory in the first ten minutes of use, but second - the darned thing wouldn't stay on my shoulders. Just look at the picture! It kept slipping off every chance it got. There's a simple remedy: Install a strap that goes across the chest that fastens and unfastens easily. I'll come up with one myself before using it again, but the manufacturer really should have caught this. Great price at $ bucks, even with this shortcoming. Also, the camera connections could use some more thought.

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                    4.0

                    Shoots Down Camera Clashes

                    By Jazz Fan Jeff

                    from NJ

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • Takes Time To Adjust

                    Best Uses

                    • Shooting Live Events

                    Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                    This sling solves a major problem for shooting events with 2 cameras. No longer do they collide when moving from place to place. Both cameras are ready and in reach at all times. Easy on the neck & shoulders. Compatible with other Op/Tech straps so you can switch back & forth between a single strap and this dual sling. Minor issues include that it takes quite a bit of adjusting the first time to get a good fit and easy reach. I do wish they used the pro loop connectors (but I have them on my single straps). Getting it on/off with cameras attached is not recommended. I shoot jazz musicians in performance at various clubs, and I have to be careful how I sit on my barstool with the sling on.

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                    5.0

                    Love it so far

                    By BCI

                    from Austin TX

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Does not Chafe
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Well Padded

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Comfort

                      Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                      I really like the versitility and the ability to make differnt combiation setups with other OP/Tech straps. Very usfull for when you need one or two cameras and it really takes the weight off my neck.

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                      4.0

                      Great product great price!

                      By corleve

                      from Los Angeles, CA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Well Padded

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                          If you shoot weddings and events that require you to carry 2 camera's this is the system for you!
                          Am 5'3, female and so have had to shorten the length of the product considerably so the cameras don't hit the floor when I kneel down to take a shot.

                          I love the fact that the camera's are attached to the sling from the OEM attachment points with a quick release catch as opposed to the 1 point attachment from the underside of the camera! The most sensitive part of the camera is the "head" area if the other systems fail the camera falls directly to the floor on its most sensitive part. I much prefer this product as even if for some reason the attachment fails, the camera will drop to the floor as intended from the OEM standpoint. So in this area this product gets a BIG PLUS and I feel safe with the fact that there are 2 contact points holding it in place securely! Also the underside is free for a tripod quick release! unlike other systems on the market.
                          I like the fact I can detach a single camera quickly and easily and give it to my second shooter if necessary. The only complaint I have is that this product is clearly built for a tall big guy I wish there was a tad smaller size for women. Highly recommend this product for top value --- superior functionality and safety compared with other more expensive products at a price that is realistic and affordable. Nice job Op/Tech.

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                          4.0

                          Life Saver

                          By V. Rosen Photography

                          from Bryan, TX

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Adjustable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Does not Chafe
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Stabilizing
                            • Supporting Camera

                            Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                            At the time, I couldn't fork out the $100+ for other options, but needed to have a dual camera strap. By chance, I came across this generously priced option and wanted to give it a try. I recently shot a wedding with two 60D's: one with the behemoth 70-200 2.8 and one with the 24-70 2.8. I never once questioned the reliability of this strap and felt safe and secure it would hold without moving around a great deal. This system also saved time when it came to tripod mounting, as I was able to keep a plate mounted to the camera. Great alternative to the pricey camera mount systems!

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                            4.0

                            Works well, nicely customizable

                            By Jacques

                            from New York City

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adjustable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Does not Chafe
                            • Flexible
                            • Modular Design
                            • Reasonably Priced
                            • Strong Construction
                            • Well Padded

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                This really helps keep weight off my neck when I'm shooting events with two cameras. Can carry both cameras at sides, one at side and one on chest, or even two at sides and one on chest. Sliding action is smooth.

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                                5.0

                                sweet deal

                                By quantumrider

                                from New york

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                    using it to stabilize my DSLR rig, which is not it's intended purpose but it works fantastically for me.

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                                    4.0

                                    Makes shooting with 2 cameras a snap.

                                    By bigboy

                                    from Gahanna, Ohio

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Adjustable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Ease of use
                                    • Strong Construction
                                    • Well Padded

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                        Wish I had this earlier. It makes shooting with two (2) camera bodies a snap.

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                                        5.0

                                        Wonderful product!

                                        By CJ

                                        from NJ

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Adjustable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Strong Construction
                                        • Well Padded

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Dual Camera Support

                                          Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                          Perfect for wedding shoots! Very comfortable! Very sturdy design. Nicely keeps cameras away from each other as needed. I would definitely recommend this product.. ESPECIALLY for the price!

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                                          • Yes

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                                          5.0

                                          Bought as a gift

                                          By HB

                                          from Seattle

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Adjustable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Strong Construction

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Supporting Camera

                                            Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                            Person I bought it for loved it!

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                                            • Yes

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                                            4.0

                                            double sling

                                            By Big Game Hunter

                                            from Mukilteo, WA

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Adjustable
                                            • Comfortable
                                            • Strong Construction
                                            • Well Padded

                                            Cons

                                            • Difficult to Attach

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Comfort
                                            • Stabilizing
                                            • Supporting Camera

                                            Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                            Wow what a difference this sling made on my neck and shoulders. I recently did a wedding and this came in handy with two cameras with different lenses. the only issue I had was figuring out how to attach the camera to the sling. Nice product for a nice price.

                                            A. Hunter
                                            Mukilteo, WA

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                                            5.0

                                            Love it

                                            By pixyprints

                                            from Medford, OR

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Adjustable
                                            • Comfortable
                                            • Does not Chafe
                                            • Strong Construction
                                            • Well Padded

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Comfort

                                              Comments about OP/TECH USA Double Sling (Black):

                                              I am a petite woman (just under 5') and it fits me just fine. I think my husband could also wear this comfortably. This was just what I needed to get the weight of my camera's off my neck and more onto my shoulders.

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