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Elite Canopy

Vango Elite 500xl Sun Canopy

Quick Overview

Ideal for those wanting more space at the front of their Vango Illusion 500xl tent, the matching sun canopy will offer more space and some shade from the elements, whether it be sun or rain.

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Expand the living space of your Airbeam Illusion 500xl tent, with the matching sun canopy, which will fit onto the front of the tent, via a zip securing it to the front of the main tent. Ideal for those wanting a little bit more space at the front of their tent, without the added cost of the full awning. Ideal for nicer weather conditions, and should be unzipped and removed in the event of strong winds.

  • NEW full zip canopy, zip runs from ground to ground, making the fitting far more secure.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango
Tent Collection Vango Airbeam Collection
Year of Manufacture 2017
Colour Herbal
Specifications No
Flysheet Fabric 150 Denier, 5000mm waterproofing

Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.

Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.

Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.

Groundsheet Fabric No
Inner Fabric No
Window Fabric No
Height (cm) 218
Length (cm) No
Width (cm) No
Weight (kg) 5.00
Pack Size (cm) No
Poles Steel Powerplus Poles for front canopy
Poles or Air Steel

Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compated to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.

Fire Retardant Yes

Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.