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BlackRapid RS-5 Cargo Ballistic Camera Strap (Black)

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BlackRapid RS-5 Cargo Ballistic Camera Strap (Black)
Key Features
  • Stronger Ballistic Nylon Material
  • Extra Strong Webbing
  • Front Pocket for Phone or Large Battery
  • Top Pocket for Memory Card and More
The black RS-5 Cargo Ballistic Camera Strap from Black Rapid has been updated to a stronger and more functional design. The RS-5 is now made from ballistic nylon rather than the previous version of ripstop nylon. In addition to its new composition, it features expanded storage and increased organizational design and an improved closure mechanism. This version now contains pockets in which you can store media cards and other accessories such as a smartphone.

The R-Strap is worn diagonally across the torso from shoulder to hip and is adjustable to fit most photographers. The locking FastenR-3 connects the strap to the tripod socket located on either the camera body or the lens. Once connected, the camera hangs upside down, resting securely at the side or in the small of the back, with the lens pointing behind.

The RS-5 Ballistic Strap has a front pocket for carrying a smartphone, large battery, walkie-talkie, or similar sized items. There is a pocket on the top of the pad that opens up to store memory cards, ID, credit cards, etc. The pockets close and open silently thanks to padded magnets

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BlackRapid RS-5 Overview

The black RS-5 Cargo Ballistic Camera Strap from Black Rapid has been updated to a stronger and more functional design. The RS-5 is now made from ballistic nylon rather than the previous version of ripstop nylon. In addition to its new composition, it features expanded storage and increased organizational design and an improved closure mechanism. This version now contains pockets in which you can store media cards and other accessories such as a smartphone.

The R-Strap is worn diagonally across the torso from shoulder to hip and is adjustable to fit most photographers. The locking FastenR-3 connects the strap to the tripod socket located on either the camera body or the lens. Once connected, the camera hangs upside down, resting securely at the side or in the small of the back, with the lens pointing behind.

The RS-5 Ballistic Strap has a front pocket for carrying a smartphone, large battery, walkie-talkie, or similar sized items. There is a pocket on the top of the pad that opens up to store memory cards, ID, credit cards, etc. The pockets close and open silently thanks to padded magnets

Material
Ballistic nylon
Extra strong webbing
Strap is designed to carry a camera or lens vertically
RS-5 strap is worn diagonally across the torso from shoulder to hip and is adjustable to fit most photographers
Locking FastenR3 connects the strap to the tripod socket located on either the camera body or the lens. Once connected, the camera hangs upside down, resting securely at the side or in the small of the back, with the lens pointing behind Pad has a mesh underside for comfort
Pad has a mesh underside for comfort and breathability
Pockets
Front pocket for carrying a smartphone, large battery, walkie-talkie, or similar sized items
Pocket on the top of the pad opens up to store memory cards, ID, credit cards, etc
Silent pocket closures provided by padded magnets

BlackRapid RS-5 Specs

Material
Ballistic nylon
Attachment Method
FastenR3 (attaches to tripod mount)
Length
Expands to 60.0" (1.5 m)
The pad is 15.0" x 3.1" (38.1 x 7.8 cm)
Weight
5.0 oz (142.0 g) (approx)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.88 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.2 x 3.5 x 2.7"

BlackRapid RS-5 Reviews

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question

Would like to know 1) how well this fits women around the breasts and 2) does the shoulder piece rub into your neck? It sure doesn't look comfortable in the video. Thanks.
Asked by: Anonymous
The RS-5 Cargo strap is no longer in production. We would recommend the new Curve Breathe strap.
Answered by: BlackRapid Team
Date published: 2019-02-24

question

Do you have to remove this strap every time you want to mount your camera to a tripod and will it attach properly if you have a tripod mount attached to the bottom of your camera? THANK YOU!
Asked by: Jonathan
Yes, you do have to remove the bottom attachment to use a tripod. The Camera strap attachment uses the tripod screw on the bottom of the camera. I ended up returning the strap, partly for that reason.
Answered by: Michael F.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

I don't know if it gonna be okay to hold 5D markIII with battery grip ? what do you think ?
Asked by: Abdullrhman
Strap is pretty strong. I bet it will hold your 5D. Have been using it for a while with a Nikon d610 mounted with flash and small diffuser, no battery grip though, and strap gives no sign of weakness. Really strong.
Answered by: Orlando C.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is the part that rests on the the shoulder rubberized at all so that the strap stays securely in place?
Asked by: David
No it is not rubberized, it has padding and is covered with a coarse-weave nylon that provides some resistance, but I like it because the weight of the camera (a Nikon D610) holds it down, yet I can grab the camera and the strap will slide with the movement of the camera up to take a picture, then quickly back down. I use for walking photography, whether for local scenery, downtown architecture, or landscapes.
Answered by: Stuart R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Will the iPhone 6 Plus fit in the cell phone pocket?
Asked by: Daniel
No, the cell phone pocket is not designed for modern smart phones. I use it for other things, like a spare lens cloth.
Answered by: Trevor T.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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