The Neo-Hook™ System is an assortment of attachment options designed to work exclusively with Neotech’s Universal Strap™. It enables musicians to significantly change the length, hook style and even the configuration of the strap to suit them.
The Neo-Hook™ System is an assortment of attachment options designed to work exclusively with Neotech’s Universal Strap™. It enables musicians to significantly change the length, hook style and even the configuration of the strap to suit them. The Sling connectors convert the Universal Strap™ from a neck strap to a shoulder sling, similar to Neotech’s popular Neo Sling™. There are even Bag Strap connectors that will transform the Universal Strap™ into a strap for carrying an instrument case. With thirteen interchangeable variations from which to choose, musicians can customize the Universal Strap™ to fit any need.
With the Neo-Hook™ System and the Universal Strap™, musicians can change from marching in a band with Neotech’s popular swivel hooks…to doubling instruments with the symphony using the plastic-covered metal hook…to jammin’ with a band using the sling connectors…to carrying the instrument case home with the bag connectors. The extra security of our exclusive Loop Connectors is great for student players or for when the action on stage gets really wild! The Neo-Hook™ System gives musicians the freedom to choose whichever configuration they need at any time…all with the same comfortable strap pad. As the type of music played isn’t limited…why should the strap be? Let Neotech’s Universal Strap™ with the Neo-Hook™ System evolve along with your playing styles and changing needs.
|Hook||Appropriate For||Break Strength*|
|Swivel hook||Popular option with closed design. Great for students as it offers added security. Strong enough to even carry a Baritone Sax.||Hook breaks at about 125 pounds (56 kg).|
|Open hook||Ideal for musicians doubling. This non-marring glass-filled plastic hook is a very durable open hook design.||Hook breaks at about 75 pounds (34 kg).|
|Plastic-covered metal hook||Ideal for instruments with small eyelets, i.e. clarinet, English horn, oboe, bassoon, etc. Also great for quick instrument changes at gigs.||Hook starts to bend open at about 75 pounds (34 kg).|
|Loop||Truly unique design offers non-marring locking system for small eyelets and/or heavy instruments. Great for students or musicians in marching bands as it offers the ultimate in security and flexibility.||Quick disconnect fails at about 145 pounds (66 kg).|
* All break strengths are static loads measured in tension. Side loading on any of the hooks can reduce the break strength substantially.
|Stock #||Style||Color||MSRP||Approximate Size|
|8799012||Regular Swivel||Black||$9.95||9.5"–14" (24,1cm–35,6cm)|
|8799022||Extra-Long Swivel||Black||$10.95||12.25"–19" (31,1cm–48,3cm)|
|8799032||Regular Plastic-Covered Metal||Black||$7.95||8.5"–12.75" (21,6cm–32,4cm)|
|8799042||Extra-Long Plastic-Covered Metal||Black||$8.95||11"–17.75" (27,9cm–45,1cm)|
|8799052||Regular Cord Plastic-Covered Metal||Black||$7.95||9.25"–14.5" (23,5cm–36,8cm)|
|8799062||Extra-Long Cord Plastic-Covered Metal||Black||$8.95||12"–20" (30,5cm–50,8cm)|
|8799072||Regular Sling Swivel||Black||$9.95||20"–29.5" (50,8cm–74,9cm)|
|8799082||Extra-Long Sling Swivel||Black||$10.95||25.5"–41.5" (64,8cm–105,4cm)|
|8799092||Regular Sling Plastic-Covered Metal||Black||$9.95||20"–29.5" (50,8cm–74,9cm)|
|8799102||Extra-Long Sling Plastic-Covered Metal||Black||$10.95||25.5"–41.5" (64,8cm–105,4cm)|
|8799112||Bag Strap||Black||$9.95||11"–17" (27,9cm–43,2cm)|
|8799122||Regular Loop||Black||$9.95||9.75"–13" (27,8–33cm)|
|8799132||X-Long Loop||Black||$10.95||11.75"–15" (29,8–38,1cm)|
Non-Sling items are measured from base of QD connector to end of hook. Sling items are measured from base of QD connector to base of QD connector.
The Neo-Hook™ System connectors are compatible with the Universal Strap™ and allow you to change the length and hook style any time you want. The Neo-Hook™ System is also available with a loop connector that offers an alternative to a traditional hook attachment.
How to Attach a Loop Strap
1. Thread loop through connection point on instrument.
2. Thread the quick disconnect through the loop.
3. Pull on the quick disconnect to tighten knot.
4. Attach to strap.