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BlackRapid 10-Year Anniversary Edition Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap (Black)

BH #BL481001 • MFR #481001
BlackRapid 10-Year Anniversary Edition Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap (Black)
Key Features
  • Cross-Body Strap
  • For Right or Left-Handed Users
  • Places Camera Upside-Down Against Waist
  • Allows Easy and Fast Access to Camera
The black, Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap commemorates BlackRapid's 10-year anniversary. It is designed to be worn across a right or left-handed user's body, draped from one shoulder to the opposing hip. A connected camera can then rest upside-down along the hip so that it can be quickly raised for use. Incorporating a moisture-wicking shoulder pad with a zippered pocket suitable for small accessories such as memory cards and batteries, this strap is built to provide most photographers with a comfortable and versatile carrying solution for one camera, regardless if it is worn over the left or right shoulder. The length of the Classic Retro RS-4 is adjustable from 29.0 to 66.0" and its webbing measures up to 1.0" wide. Its compact form factor is robust enough for heavy loads and spring-loaded bumper locks that can be slid up and down the length of the strap's nylon webbing make it especially easy to limit excess camera movement along the length of the Classic Retro RS-4.
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BlackRapid Classic Retro RS-4 Overview

The black, Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap commemorates BlackRapid's 10-year anniversary. It is designed to be worn across a right or left-handed user's body, draped from one shoulder to the opposing hip. A connected camera can then rest upside-down along the hip so that it can be quickly raised for use. Incorporating a moisture-wicking shoulder pad with a zippered pocket suitable for small accessories such as memory cards and batteries, this strap is built to provide most photographers with a comfortable and versatile carrying solution for one camera, regardless if it is worn over the left or right shoulder. The length of the Classic Retro RS-4 is adjustable from 29.0 to 66.0" and its webbing measures up to 1.0" wide. Its compact form factor is robust enough for heavy loads and spring-loaded bumper locks that can be slid up and down the length of the strap's nylon webbing make it especially easy to limit excess camera movement along the length of the Classic Retro RS-4.

To attach to a camera or a lens, the BlackRapid Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap features a durable, brass and zinc-alloy CR-3 ConnectR locking carabiner. An included BlackRapid FR-5 FastenR Breathe creates a connection point using a camera or lens's 1/4"-20 tripod mount. The FR-5 FastenR Breathe has a large, integrated D-ring for easy use with BlackRapid straps that utilize a CR-3 ConnectR.

When multiple cameras or lenses need to be carried, a separately-available BlackRapid CoupleR Strap allows a BlackRapid Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap to be joined with a second camera strap, that is also compatible with a CoupleR, to create a functional double-camera harness.

A BlackRapid Camera Safety TetheR is provided to reinforce the Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap while in use, as well as a plastic BlackRapid Lockstar Breathe Carabiner Protector, which is compatible with BlackRapid straps that feature a CR-3 ConnectR locking carabiner. By folding over a CR-3 ConnectR, the Lockstar Breathe prevents unintentional user contact with a CR-3 ConnectR that could cause it to accidentally unlock. Additionally, it helps to block the metal surface of a CR-3 ConnectR from scratching a connected camera or lens.

  • Designed to be worn across a right or left-handed user's body, draped from one shoulder to the opposing hip
  • Connected camera can rest upside-down along the hip so that it can be quickly raised for use
  • 2.9"-wide, moisture-wicking shoulder pad comfortably distributes the weight of connected gear
  • Shoulder pad features a zippered accessory pocket suitable for small accessories such as memory cards and batteries
  • Durable, brass and zinc-alloy CR-3 ConnectR locking carabiner attaches to camera or lens's 1/4"-20 tripod mount with provided BlackRapid FR-5 FastenR Breathe
  • Adjustable 29 to 66" length with 1"-wide nylon webbing
  • Spring-loaded bumper locks that can be slid up and down the webbing make it especially easy to limit excess camera movement along the length of the strap
  • BlackRapid Camera Safety TetheR for strap reinforcement
  • Separately-available BlackRapid CoupleR Strap allows a BlackRapid Classic Retro RS-4 Camera Strap to be joined with second camera strap, that is also compatible with a CoupleR, to create a functional double-camera harness
  • BlackRapid Lockstar Breathe Carabiner Protector Breathe prevents unintentional user contact with a CR-3 ConnectR locking carabiner that could cause it to accidentally unlock, and helps block a CR-3 ConnectR from scratching a connected camera or lens
UPC: 810125020957

BlackRapid Classic Retro RS-4 Specs

Strap Length29.0 to 66.0" / 73.66 to 167.64 cm
Strap Width1.0" / 2.54 cm
Tripod Connector1/4"-20 Male
MaterialNylon
Weight5.9 oz / 167.3 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.49 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.5 x 3.3 x 2.4"

BlackRapid Classic Retro RS-4 Reviews

CAME IN CLUTCH

By Timothy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-25

This was a last minute buy because I was shooting a two day event and boy did it come in clutch.

Great product

By Nolberto
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-22

Amazing product

Best camera strap I have owned

By George
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-25

This strap is very comfortable. I use it for long distance hiking and it's perfect. The pad is soft against your neck and I really like the sliding design - you pull it up to shoot a pic and then can drop it back down - it slides along the camera strap. The camera hangs well - safely tucked at your side - out of the way of pack and arm motions but also easily accessible. The screw-in design is very secure. This is the best camera strap I have owned.

An excellent strap.

By Andrew
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-22

An excellent strap which makes hiking with my camera and zoom lens much easier. I was pleased that a fellow photographer recommended it to me.

Works Perfectly!

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-09

The Nikon 500mm PF lens is outstandingly good in all aspects except for one. The instructions say to not use the camera mount for support. There are no attachment points on the lens to connect an extra neck strap. I found out about BlackRapid Camera Strap and figured correctly that it would be a safe way of carrying my NikonD810 and the Nikon 500mm PF lens. The BlackRapid attaches to the tripod screw mount on the lens. Turn the rotating tripod mount on the lens to the top of the lens and attach the BlackRapid to it. I adjusted the BlackRapid to support the lens and the camera's neck strap to be loose to provide back up support. The Nikon 500mm PF lens works great as a hand held lens and is ready to take great pictures by just lifting the lens up. If I need to put the lens on a tripod the BlackRapid unscrews from the lens in seconds. I can't imagine the BlackRapid to unscrew by itself. All in all, the BlackRapid is a purchase I would recommend to anyone needing a safe & secure supporting strap.

Simple option for heavy lens

By Jeffrey
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-08

I've owned Blackrapid straps before, but got tired of fiddling with that under the arm strap. The classic strap works well although best with a jacket or a shirt with a collar. That's because unlike the more contoured straps which have an angle it does rub your neck slightly in a t-shirt. I attached it to the tripod mount and my camera with 500mm lens attached feel very secure.

New to me, but looks great !

By Michael
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-28

I have to gotten a chance to put the strap to a real test yet (4 hour photo hike) but it looks great. I had a heavier BlackRapid strap that seems to have disappeared so this is a replacement and this one seems a little more flexible (hang on either side)? So I look forward to using it. I have been very pleased with BkackRapid's products up to now and do not think this one will let me down.

Great product

By Nolberto
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-22

Amazing product

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