Goodman Camera Unveils Strap with Magnetic Locking Camera Connector


Goodman Camera has introduced the Goodman Camera Strap with Mag-Lock, which mixes the tensile power of Kevlar twine with a quick-release magnetic locking harness system connected to a home made leather-based digital camera strap.

Goodman Camera is maybe most well-known for its open-source, 3D-printed medium format movie cameras in addition to its hand-crafted customized cameras made by the corporate’s founder, Dora Goodman.

But Goodman’s firm doesn’t simply make cameras, but additionally hand-made equipment. The firm’s newest is a leather-based strap that makes use of an progressive magnetic locking system that permits the strap to be simply connected or unattached from a digital camera due to a magnet-powered interlocking system.

Goodman says that its magnetic locking attachments, referred to as Harness Links, set its straps aside from others available on the market due to the progressive harness system which makes it each quick and easy to connect a brand new strap to any digital camera in a set.

Each Harness Link is absolutely interchangeable, and extras could be bought in 7cm (about 2.7 inches) or 12cm (about 4.7 inches) lengths, which supplies a few choices and permits photographers to buy sufficient to place them on all their cameras.

On the strap facet, Goodman says that every is meticulously hand-crafted and whereas the strap itself is leather-based, the binding is Kevlar which it says was chosen to be an ideal match for the magnetic Harness locks. The result’s a quick-release system that’s each straightforward to make use of and “extremely secure.”

The connection is comparable in idea to the favored Peak Design Anchor Straps, however seems sooner to clip on and off. Goodman appears to grasp that the concept of a magnet holding a digital camera to a strap doesn’t sound probably the most safe, and is engaged on a strategy to higher reveal the design in a means that can assuage considerations.

“Currently, we are working on some more content to prove how strong it is, because we know people might be scared of magnets, but the Fidlock buckles that we use are actually super strong and reliable,” Goodman tells PetaPixel. “You can rest assured that your favorite camera will always be safe around your neck!”

The Goodman Camera Strap with Mag-Lock is offered in two colours (Asphalt or Clay) in both 95 or 125-centimeter (about 37 or 49-inches) lengths and begins at $68. The selection of lengthy or quick Harness Links doesn’t change the worth of the general strap.


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