Split Rings, 4‑Pack

(16 customer reviews)

Split Rings, 4‑Pack

(16 customer reviews)

$6.00

Split rings are not created equal! Made exclusively for us in the US from a unique steel/magnesium alloy, these aerospace-grade round spring-tempered split rings are 25% stronger than stainless steel — and unlike stainless or titanium, they always spring fully-closed. They’re burnished and tumbled for smoothness, then nickel-plated for corrosion resistance.

Ideally sized for 3/8″ (10mm) webbing … the width used on most camera straps.

Standard – 60lbs (27kg)
Heavy-Duty – 80lbs (36kg)
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$6.00

Split rings are not created equal! Made exclusively for us in the US from a unique steel/magnesium alloy, these aerospace-grade round spring-tempered split rings are 25% stronger than stainless steel — and unlike stainless or titanium, they always spring fully-closed. They’re burnished and tumbled for smoothness, then nickel-plated for corrosion resistance.

Ideally sized for 3/8″ (10mm) webbing … the width used on most camera straps.

Camera Straps Made in USA

Details

Normally, you don’t hear lengthy descriptions about the seemingly mundane rings that attach your camera strap, but there’s a little bit of a story behind these, so here goes: When we started development on our F1 Series camera straps, we were shocked at how difficult it was to find strong, round, smooth split rings.

All of the US-made rings we tested were strong — but had jagged, angled ends. That’s because US split ring production is aimed at the fishing tackle industry, where angled ends make them easier to thread onto fishing line and lures … Not great for camera straps though.

Most of the imported rings we tested had nice smooth ends, but failed our strength tests miserably (yes — we test everything). Some of the “strong” imported split rings failed at under 20lbs (9.1kg) … Not good!

We weren’t content to settle for either, so we developed our own — and after many months of prototyping, we’re happy to report they tick all the boxes: strong, smooth, and made to the highest tolerances in USA.

Specs

Tensile Strength

Standard – 60lbs (27kg), Heavy-Duty – 80lbs (36kg)

Dimensions

Standard — Inside Diameter: .442" (11.22mm), Outside Diameter: .540" (13.71mm), Thickness: .073" (1.85mm), Wire Gap: .064" (1.62mm)

Heavy-Duty — Inside Diameter: Heavy Duty: .423" (10.74mm), Outside Diameter: .542" (13.77mm), Thickness: .083" (2.11mm), Wire Gap: .236" (6mm). Uniquely designed to reduce wear on quick-connectors like Peak Design Anchor Links™ or OpTech USA Mini QD Loops™ with a wider, less-angular gap between the wire ends, which doesn’t compress the cord loop against cut metal.

Composition

Steel and Magnesium Alloy, Nickel-Plated for Corrosion Resistance

Origin

Made in USA

Quantity

4 Rings per Pack

How-To

Install a Lug Mount F1, or Split Rings

*If you’re just installing Simplr Split Rings, not an F1 camera strap, you can skip straight to 1:07 in this video. Mounting a camera strap with split rings is just like putting a key on a keychain — but instead of a key, it’s a camera. Situate your F1 so the adjustment tab is in […]

Who Needs These?

Our split ring 4-packs are intended as an upgrade for non-Simplr straps, as a premium-quality replacement part, or for DIY’ers.

Simplr lug mount camera straps already have our split rings built-in — so if you’re getting one of those, you don’t need to order split rings.

Customer Reviews

4.94 out of 5 stars

16 reviews

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Most Recent Reviews

  1. Ring is better than triangle when the ring is well-made

    Jinho

    I’m satisfied after changing the typical triangles to these rings. They move more smoothly than triangles and don’t get stuck in strange position. Good size too.

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  2. QUALITY

    Stevengee

    Smaller than I expected,but very nice.Work well with Nikon 1 V2.

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  3. Simplr Split Rings

    Charlie

    These rings did the trick for me. Like them much better than the typical triangle versions. What I’d also like to mention is the customer service. I contacted Simplr and asked a few questions about using these rings. The response was quick, friendly and helpful. Thanks!!

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  4. AndyH

    Best split rings I’ve found yet!

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  5. Sturdy

    Sandy Allen

    These rings are great for keeping a camera safely strapped. They’re the perfect size and are quite sturdy.

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  6. Just the right size

    dond

    For my m series Leica, some rings were too big, some too small, this one just right.

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  7. Super strong

    redsim

    Seem well made. Far stronger than the triangle clips that come with my Fuji cameras, so they didn’t go on as easily.

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  8. Nice change!!

    Jim P

    I wanted something different for my X-T3. Never a fan of the triangles. These were just what I was looking for. Classy looking and easy to use.

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  9. John Alan Swensen

    I replaced my triangular rings on my Fujifilm cameras with SIMPLR round rings. I couldn’t be happier with them.

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  10. sullltan2030

    gooooood

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  11. PhotoRambler

    Echoing what others have stated, these are in a completely different league than any other camera ring I have used. Thankfully no more straps wiggling off.

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  12. CJ

    Great little rings! Just the right size, no rough edges, and they give a real feeling of being very secure on the camera. Yes, they are a bit difficult to get on. I open them a bit first with a thin-bladed knife, then open them a bit more with a small screwdriver to assist the process and to avoid scratching my lugs while installing.

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  13. Zach

    These are excellent!

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  14. CA

    Marginally tougher to install than some others I’ve used, but far and away the best split rings I’ve used.

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  15. JF

    I bought 8 split rings. Gobs better than the triangular versions for my cameras (Olympus EM-1 Mk2).

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  16. Neil

    Very nice split rings. Super springy and seem very strong. I have them on 3 cameras: one with a regular camera strap, another with Peak Design anchors, and another with a Simplr strap that has the disconnectors. The rings work well with all of them. My new go to for replacing triangular rings.

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