Peak Design: Anchor Update Program

https://www.peakdesign.com/anchorupdate

“We’re updating our Anchors, the little round connectors that come with Peak Design straps. We’re doing this because the previous version of our Anchors were, in rare instances, wearing out more quickly than they should. If you own the previous version of our Anchors (found in most Peak Design straps purchased after August 2017) we’ll send you updated Anchors for free. To see if you qualify for free replacements, take our Anchor Update Survey….”

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Peak Design Anchors in version 1, version 2, version 3 and version 4. Peak Design is offering free replacement of V1 and V3 to owners of these versions.

Commentary

Good on Peak Design for taking the issue of camera gear safety seriously enough to issue free replacements to owners of V1 and V3 Anchors via an online survey form.

I am still waiting for a dozen V4 Anchors to be sent as replacements for V1 and V3 Anchors that I have purchased over the years either standalone or as part of other Peak Design products, so I cannot personally vouch for the strength and width of the cord in Anchor V4 and whether it will easily slide into all the many and various D-rings, eyelets, mounts, triangles, lugs, strap slots and assorted holes and gaps into which they need to go.

I have accumulated many more V2 Anchors too as I have found that Anchors have proven effective for use well beyond Peak Design’s intended purpose of connecting Peak Design camera straps to cameras.

For example, do you have older or non-Peak Design camera bags or backpacks with conventional cordless zip pullers where your fingers slip off when zipping up in the cold or the rain?

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Peak Design Everyday Key Tether, only available direct as a replacement but these are excellent for attaching to every bag you have so your keys are kept safe and sound and are able to be quickly swapped from bag to backpack and back again regardless of brand.

Attach a Peak Design Anchor to the  zip fastener and problem solved.

Need to attach those oversized collections of keys to every bag you own to make bag last-minute swapping easier and faster?

Attach an Anchor to your key ring, snap the Anchor on to a Peak Design key tether and Anchor Link threaded through a loop on your bag and buy enough Peak Design Everyday Key Tethers to have one on every bag.

Time to do a last minute bag swap? Detach your key ring’s Anchor from the Anchor Link on your current bag’s Key Tether then attach it to the Key Tether on your other bag.

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Peak Design: New Cuff and New Leash

https://www.peakdesign.com/product/straps/cuff

“… The all-new Cuff is the most elegant, unobtrusive way to protect your camera from accidental drops. Quickly and securely connects to any camera, binoculars, or other device using our unique Anchor Link system. Wrist loop magnetically locks in the open position, or comfortably cinches down on your wrist for added security. New all-custom aluminum hardware. When not in use, Cuff stores as a bracelet for quick accessibility….”

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“The most versatile and quick-connecting camera strap in the world, the all-new Leash packs thoughtful functionality and endless adaptability into an ultra-portable package. Configurable as a sling strap, neck strap, safety tether, and more. Easily adjust length with dual aluminum and Hypalon quick-adjusters, designed to operated with just 1 finger….”