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Oyster 3 Capriofix or Capsule?(4 Posts)
Hi everyone, can anyone shed any light on the difference between the two travel systems below - for one the car seat is a "capriofix" and the other a "capsule" car seat? Thank you!
The first includes the car seat Maxi Cosi Cabriofix - popular, sturdy, long lasting (can be used to about 18 months) and one of the most lightweight, but a bit old fashioned and basic compared to more modern seats - this model has been out about 15 years now.
The second one includes the Babystyle Oyster Capsule car seat. It is more modern (conforms to i-size) which means it is side impact tested and lasts up to 83cm which is about 15 months. The brand isn't as well established in car seats so doesn't have the reputation of Maxi Cosi.
Sometimes it's cheaper to get a bundle, sometimes it's cheaper to buy the car seat separately.
Worth noting if this takes Maxi Cosi, it will also take loads of other brands - the full list is:
All infant seats from:
Recaro (nb, the two combination seats use an interim adapter)
Axkid Modukid Infant (with interim adapter)
All Joie infant seats, except Juva
Avionaut seats (there is one branded as Venicci Ultralite in UK - no other Venicci seats fit)
You can also put Britax adapters on the Oyster to get it to take the Britax infant seats which are all really well rated.
Video for Babystyle Capsule:
Maxi Cosi Cabriofix review:
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