Extend the living space of your Vango Iris 500 by adding the front awning, attaches simply to the front providing a fully enclosed space for eating, or storage space. The awning also fully closes down, meaning the wind cannot get under the doorway and lift the tent. Formerly known as the Isis 500 awning, before the name change to Iris in 2015, the Iris awning will also fit any older models of Isis 500 tent.
|Year of Manufacture||2017|
ProTex 70 Denier, 4000mm Waterproofing Column
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.
|Window Fabric||Diamond Clear PVC windows allow light into the Iris awning|
|Pack Size (cm)||L70.0 x H19.0 x W18.0cm|
|Poles or Air||
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 – 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.