More for the Neophiles

Posted by @ 1:36 pm on Wednesday 8th October, 2008.
Categories: In the News, Shiny new kit

For those of you who are waiting patiently for the 2009 commercial release of the Therm-a Rest NeoAir range of 3-season mats, here's a little more info, and some more pics from the Outdoor Trade Show 2008 (courtesy of Darren Christie, who holds the copyright to them).

A few things are worth noting:

  • There's not been much mention of it, but there's a seat pad in the range too
  • There's also a range of 20D silicone-treated Cordura nylon NeoAir Stuff Sacs
  • Everything in the range is the same colour - "Limon"
  • I know that I've mentioned it before, but I'll restate it - the packaged rep sample was labelled up as a Regular, size 20" x 48", which is at odds with the info in the 2009 Dealer Workbook from which the following data was gleaned:

 

Item

Dimensions in use

Dimensions compressed

Weight
Small Mat

51 x 119 x 6.3 cm

20 x 47 x 2.5 inches

9 x 23 cm

3.3 x 9 inches

260 g

9 oz

Medium Mat

51 x 168 x 6.3 cm

20 x 66 x 2.5 inches

10 x 23 cm

4.0 x 9 inches

270 g

13 oz

Regular Mat

51 x 183 x 6.3 cm

20 x 72 x 2.5 inches

10 x 23 cm

4.0 x 9 inches

410 g

14 oz

Large Mat

63 x 196 x 6.3 cm

25 x 77 x 2.5 inches

11 x 28 cm

4.5 x 11 inches

550 g

19 oz

Seat

25 x 51 x 6.3 cm

10 x 20 x 2.5 inches

No data available

70 g

2.5 oz

Stuff Sack for Small Mat

10 x 24 cm

3.75 x 9.5 inches

n/a

12 g

0.4 oz

Stuff Sack for Medium and Regular Mats

11 x 25 cm

4.25 x 10 inches

n/a

23(?) g

0.8(?) oz

Stuff Sack for Large Mat

12 x 33 cm

4.75 x 13 inches

n/a

17(?) g

0.6(?) oz

 

 

 

I've emailed Therm-a-Rest to find out about the odd labelling on that packaged sample, I'll report back here if there's any news.

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One Response to “More for the Neophiles”

  1. john hee says:

    looks like a must have for 2009 based on the weight saving

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