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JobyUltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL)
 
4.6

(based on 215 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (150)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (51)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (104)
  • Adjustable (100)
  • Strong construction (96)
  • Does not chafe (49)
  • Easy to use (42)

Cons

  • Poorly padded (6)

Best Uses

  • Comfort (71)
  • Supporting camera (57)
  • Travel (39)
  • Stable (32)
  • Landscape/scenery (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (71), Casual photographer (30), Semi-pro photographer (27), Pro photographer (20), Enthusiast (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (154), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect for active adventure photography

At some point, I stopped taking my Nikon D200 on general outings because with the standard neck strap it felt very heavy, was a pain to carry, and with any movement at all...Read complete review

At some point, I stopped taking my Nikon D200 on general outings because with the standard neck strap it felt very heavy, was a pain to carry, and with any movement at all it would swing around uncontrollably. Sure, I could pack the camera but then it's not quickly accessible, so you miss too many photo opportunities. After forcing myself to take the setup on a long hike with my two young children, (lots of picking them up, putting them down and camera jostling), it was clear I needed a better solution. That Monday I was in B&H looking for options when Jordan Manley turned me onto the UltraFit Sling Strap and demonstrated its value-add. It seemed a little pricey, but I figured I'd give it a shot. After using it on a long day of off-roading, which was the perfect test, I think it's a near-perfect solution: How I use the Product:• I use the UltraFit Sling Strap on physically demanding outings where I'm moving around a lot, and involved in the action as much as trying to capture it. • It's perfect for any of those situations where you one second you need instant access to your camera, then the next second you need two hands for something else and your big, heavy DSLR setup safely out of the way.Things that are great about it:• The UltraFit Sling Strap works as advertised! • It keeps the camera instantly accessible and always at the ready. The Quick Draw design is intuitive, easy to use and fast.• The SpeedCinch System and Security Lock work to keep the camera tight to my body and out of harm's way. Gone are the days of the camera swinging around wildly with any movement. No more getting hit in the chest as the camera swings out and back while just walking around. • The weight distributing design works. The setup doesn't' feel as heavy as it did on the standard neck strap and I'm not sick of carrying it around after a long day. Things that aren't so great: • Because the strap attaches to the camera's tripod socket, it's difficult to fit the camera in a bag with the strap attached. (It's a minor and easily remedied gripe, but I like putting the camera back in the case with the strap still attached.) I gave the product only 4 stars because I've not had it long so I can't yet speak to long term wear or durability. Though it uses high quality components and is constructed very well, so I don't anticipate any issues.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

UltraFit Sling Strap For Men

Way better than walking around with a DSLR bouncing off of your chest! Hangs in the back and barely moves. I take my camera with me when I go out of town and I...Read complete review

Way better than walking around with a DSLR bouncing off of your chest! Hangs in the back and barely moves. I take my camera with me when I go out of town and I do a lot of walking when I do, so that's been a huge improvement for getting around. One thing though... Does not hold my camera in place without locking the strap in place, which the ad clearly says it will do. I have a T3i and have been using some pretty solid/heavier lenses with it and it won't hold it in place at all without locking it down. Another thing would be adjusting the strap. Sometimes it doesn't feel as if it loosens at all when I try to take it off. Still working on the adjustments there. Overall, it's still way better for me than a DSLR bouncing off of my chest for hours.

Reviewed by 215 customers

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5.0

Great product

By Jurgen

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Very useful and handy.

 
5.0

Great Sling!

By Carmen

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Great sling!

 
5.0

Confort and secure..excellent choice..

By Ricardo Soler Fischmann

from Lima, Peru.

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I saw it on a camera store in my last trip to London and I didn't doubt a second..excellent secure and confort sling strap.

 
5.0

Best sling

By Carl

from Undisclosed

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I bought one of these a few months back, and just bought a second to keep on my other camera. After using it, I can't even wear the included neck strap for a minute. So comfortable and easy to use, the camera is always right where I want it, and with no weight on my neck.

 
5.0

Comfortable for hours of wear

By John

from Undisclosed

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Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I have a lot of neck and back problems, so the standard neck straps are terrible for me.  This strap sits on my shoulder, with the camera nicely positioned over my back pocket, until I want to slide it up and take photos.  Cannot recommend it enough!

 
5.0

Well done

By Bruce

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Exactly as described, fast delivery.

 
5.0

Super Camera Strap

By William

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Excellent camera strap! It allows one to carry a camera hands-free while hiking, moving around, etc., yet it keeps the camera ready for quick use.

 
5.0

Distributes the weight of heavy lens and camera nicely.

By The Birder Gal

from Western New York

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I bought this strap for my sister. (The woman's version seemed too short for flexibility of use.) I've used one for 4 or 5 years now and love it. I carry a 100-400 mm lens and camera sometimes for hours at a time. The Joby UltraFit Sling Strap keeps the weight off my neck and distributes it across my body. The camera hangs comfortably by my side for easy access and can be adjusted whether I'm wearing a T-shirt or a heavy winter coat. The point of attachment to the camera's tripod mount has never loosened or needed tightening in all this time of my 6 plus pounds of camera and lens hanging from it. The strap has never stretched or become crimped. It's a great product.

 
5.0

why did I wait

By impressed from the start

from Undisclosed

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Great product! My camera hangs in way that makes reaching for it at my waist seems natural. Wonder why I waited so long.

 
5.0

Perfect

By AV

from Eugene

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

A well thought out design.

 
5.0

My second one

By RBM Recording

from Undisclosed

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I use this same strap on my camera at work and liked it so much I got one for home too. Very comfortable as a single shoulder strap or cross body sling.

 
4.0

Good strap for a great price

By Aaron

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

The strap works well. I often wear my camera hanging on my back, and this strap is certainly more convenient for that than a traditional strap. I am tall, and the strap is a bit short for my liking. I also use a tripod that requires a mount attached to the same threaded hole that this strap uses. I haven't figured out a way to use both simultaneously. Perhaps it is my own ignorance, but at this point, that is my biggest complaint.

 
5.0

I would recommend this sling

By Jose

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Good product. Great value.

(2 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Too complicated and overly designed

By Joseph

from Undisclosed

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

All I wanted was a simple strap long enough to carry my camera at my hip, this is not it. It is overly complicated and confusing to use. I have an engineering degree and can't figure it out. Also it mounts to the tripod socket of the camera which means that I had to remove my tripod plate. It is well made which is the reason I gave two stars instead of one. Watch the video on Joby's web site and make sure this is what you want before ordering one.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE IT!!

By David

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

LOVE THIS STRAP!!! I LOVE IT!! Super comfortable for long hikes (Canon 6D w/Sigma 150-600mm + monopod) and works very well!!

 
4.0

Very nice and fits well.

By Al

from MIami, Fl

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Just got it, have replaced the older, more traditional strap the camera had. This longer, user friendly and easy to use strap fits well as one is walking and having the camera safe and out of the way.

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I'll never use the Nikon strap again

By tony

from nyc

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I often switch from hand held to tripod and always find the regular strap between my finger and the controls. This is the perfect solution, easy to carry, quick to use.

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

100% better than the Nikon strap.

By dwbrum1

from Lees Summit, Mo

Verified Buyer

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

I use this on my Nikon D610. Extremely comfortable and easy to use.

 
5.0

Works great

By Lakes NH

from 3269

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Have used the sling for a few weeks now and works great. It keeps the camera out of the way when not in use and the camera is easily available for shots.

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great product

By Manuel

from Boston

Comments about Joby UltraFit Sling Strap For Men (Charcoal, M to XL):

Great product

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