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    Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9WDu4_0uts"]YouTube - Baby Gizmo Cybex Aton Infant Car Seat Review[/ame]



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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    The canopy is a little funky, but I could deal with it. Would it be weird for me to get one without a newbie sized human to put in it?
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    i want to play with one. I'm in love with the purple and am considering replacing my t35 for pumpkin with the aton.
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    I really want to play with one too. I was all set on a key fit for this baby, but I love the colors of the Aton so much more .
    Jess, CPST and mom to 6 girls
    W(7/28) is rocking an Aton, S(3) rides in a Nextfit or RXT, O(6) has a Frontier 90, the big girls (9, 11) have Monterey Boosters and incognitos, and the oldest is 15, wears a seat belt and is driving!

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    canopy is actually a SOMEWHAT easy fix... if you were using it with a carseat carrier type stroller (NOT IN THE CAR - there I would rather use cling-shades or have tinted windows or sunglasses for the baby... though being lightweight, I'm sure it wouldn't be a big risk in the car... just saying I'd want to have the carseat company AND maybe a tech (or one of us exprienced regulars) try it to make sure it isn't in some way a risk)

    http://www.protect-a-bub.com/pr_car-seat-sunshade.html

    in a stroller using the carseat, I have no reservations on it.

    I think the aton looks exceptionally cool when I see how quickly and easily it is installing in a real car (not just a display bench)... I just wish she had a baby young enough (I know from her blog that her youngest is too big for this seat) to have displayed how it fit a baby to give an idea of the internal size of the seat.



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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    Those are some long harness pads, I wonder if they are required or not, I cannot see them fitting a newborn without the chest clip at the belly....I still wanna get my hands on one and molest it!!!

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    I want one!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by babygirlsmom1005
    Those are some long harness pads, I wonder if they are required or not, I cannot see them fitting a newborn without the chest clip at the belly....I still wanna get my hands on one and molest it!!!
    Considering that the euro version has no.chest clip, I would be awfully tempted to try it without.
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    No babies here. Is it wrong for me to really, really want one

    How come the website says to have the handle down when driving but in the video she says it has to be up? It also shows the seat with no chest clip, so do all the websites selling it. This is the US site, right?
    http://cybex-online.com/site/us/carseats/aton.html

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    I've seen handle up also....IDK one of those things you won't know until you get the manual in front of ya.

    If you look at the one she had in the video, there is a chest clip below those long harness pads....so I am assuming it comes with a chest clip for the US version and they just borrowed a euro version pic.

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    Quote Originally Posted by HEVY View Post
    No babies here. Is it wrong for me to really, really want one


    A seat that I might actually trust a family member to install properly.
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    I would say any questions could be answered by pming cybex's user account here!



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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    Has anyone here actually had their hands on one yet? I was set on a Coccoro but my DH wanted an infant seat, now that this is out I might change my mind. But what is a realistic time for them to fit by height...not at all worried about weight I don't have very big babies
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    If anyone else is interested I asked Hollie, lady in that video from Baby Gizmo if she could measure for me and here was her response

    "I measured the seat. Plus, I measured the Britax B-Safe, Britax Chaperone, Graco Snugride and the Maxi Cosi Mico to compare. Here is what I came up with: Aton - 17" seatback and 12" seat (back of seat to front of shell-where the butt sits), B-Safe - 19" seatback and 14" seat, Chaperone - 20" seatback and 13" seat, Maxi Cosi - 20" seatback and 10" seat and Graco - 20" seatback and 11" seat"

    Very short, don't think it will be what we get with that information
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    I thought it looked short... but if you don't use an infant seat long and/or you have leggy kids, then it's not a big deal.



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    I can't wait to get one!

    I hadn't planned on using an infant seat, but I need something for DH's car and I fell in love with the Aton at Lifesavers.

    I didn't try it with any babies (real or fake), but I don't mind a shorter shell. I'll buy a convertible later on.

    Now I just need to decide on a color.

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    This is an awesome seat. Just another seat to add into all the other infant seats and make choosing harder
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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    Quote Originally Posted by LISmama810 View Post
    I can't wait to get one!

    I hadn't planned on using an infant seat, but I need something for DH's car and I fell in love with the Aton at Lifesavers.

    I didn't try it with any babies (real or fake), but I don't mind a shorter shell. I'll buy a convertible later on.

    Now I just need to decide on a color.
    Same here, I already have a TFP the baby will go into when it's convertible time, plus with my shorty of kids, the short shell doesn't matter. I still wanna get my hands on one before buying though....

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    Quote Originally Posted by mommyof3tx View Post
    Has anyone here actually had their hands on one yet?
    MomToGupCPST and I did yesterday. What are your specific questions?

    Overall, what I liked the most was the fact that they manual was really really really well written. The seat is light, but the base is HEAVY. The canopy is actually really nice IRL.

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    Re: Another review of the Cybex Aton!!

    Quote Originally Posted by cryswilkins View Post
    MomToGupCPST and I did yesterday. What are your specific questions?

    Overall, what I liked the most was the fact that they manual was really really really well written. The seat is light, but the base is HEAVY. The canopy is actually really nice IRL.
    Did y'all take measurements of the harness slot heights? If so, what is the lowest slot height (with and without the infant insert in)?

    Does the harness pads look as big as they are in the video above (and if it says in the manual or not if they are required? I'm weird and actually don't like harness pads).

    Does the handle have to be all the way up or back when driving?

    Sorry for the 20 questions, the shop that was suppose to be getting it in near my house, the owners decided to close it so they are not getting them now

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