Suitable from 0-12 months
Compatible with many strollers & airlines
Can be heavy
- LOVE that it goes until 12 months of age or until the child meets the height markers, my daughter's always been fussy getting her in and out of car seats so it was great being able to put her in and out of the car in the comfort of our own home rather than trying to get her in the car in the rain outside!
- Doesn't take up too much room in the car.
- Daughter seems comfy with lots of room to grow even at 12 months and she is average height and weight.
- Easy to install.
- Can attach to many different types of Prams.
- Heavy wit...
Purchased in April 2018 for $300.00.
- Unity Infant Carrier NEOS
Good capsule, reasonably priced
We used the capsule for about 9 months - although would have preferred those with range 0-4 yrs to save some money. Baby bunting could waive off our fee for installation but they didn't and on top of that, they sold us a towel worth $15 to install it in the car. Bad experience on installation part.
Purchased in July 2018.
From Newborn this is pretty much a must
We are now using this for baby #2 and still love it and strongly (and frequently) recommend it. The reason for 4* rather than 5 is because I felt there was still room for improvement (listed below).
We have the Black version with bamboo material which was a nicer texture than the other but at time of purchase the same price.
Both babies have loved this and for the most part have slept in it for the entire duration of most journeys so it is obviously quite comfortable! (Just did a trip to the coast and hour each way and not a peep)
The primar...y reason we went for this one initially was ease of use. Once the permanent base is installed the process of getting the capsule in and out of the car literally takes seconds click in/eject out. As the child is already strapped into the capsule it provides additional protection between the home and the car (We have some pretty lethal steps outside our house). Also if the baby is asleep then it is better to get them out indoors which simply isn't possible with a regular car seat. I wasn't as keen on the Britax push chair base so we use the Britax Capsule on the Baby Jogger - City Select Stroller push chair base with some adaptors ($60 but worth it as they make a fantastic combo) and with the chair component from the Baby Jogger it means we now have a pram/buggy that can take both kids at the same time. By the time our second born needs to upgrade our firstborn will no longer need it. So on the push chair front we are pretty much home and dry.
Purchased in November 2016 at Mother Goose for $475.00.
Safety and reliability are the first choice.
The brand has always had its own choice, this brand is recommended by others, focusing on child safety seats, safe and reliable is the first choice. Exquisite workmanship, the little baby at home is very fond of sitting. Tilt adjustment is also very convenient. The baby is sitting up and not crying, it’s much easier to go out now.
- Unity Infant Carrier NEOS
The perfect capsule if you don’t plan on moving the base
I was thinking of getting to black version with ISO technology and also it has the bamboo fabric which is super soft but was told by the sales assistant that I wouldn’t need it since the ISO is good if you plan to move the car seat which we don’t. It’s super easy to get baby in and out, and it’s very sturdy!
I bought this capsule in a rush in the "End of Financial Year Sale" at Babybunting. I didn't visit the store looking to buy anything, just browse, and didn't realise that the sale was on. We were unprepared and panic bought without any research.
In all honesty i have nothing to compare my experience to. What i can say is that it's well padded and looks and feels like a quality product. My son looks extremely comfortable and cosy sat in it. I can click the capsule in an out easily. It needs to be reinforced with seat belts which is fiddelly b...ut i think all capsules work the same. We had it installed by the baby bunting sub-contractors. We can take him and and out of the car without waking him, but he is a very good sleeper anyway. If anything i think the question for most parents is... should i bother buying a capsule? Bear in mind that i think this capsule is 4kg. At 3.5 months my son is 6kg... thats 10kgs to lift and out of the car at the moment and getting heavier. And this product is designed for unto 12 months. NO WAAAY. Once it gets too heavy we'll just be using it like a car seat. Its a reputable brand and is compatible with many prams we checked out. In hindsight i would have bought a secondhand one, but i would be happy if the second hand one was this one!
Good Capsule Overall
I have this capsule and like that it is compatible with a lot of pram models. I found that it is quite bulky and takes up a lot of space length ways (encroaches somewhat on the seat in front) but if you have a larger car it isn’t an issue.
It is quite heavy once the baby grows bigger and so I wouldn’t recommend attempting to use it up until the recommended weight unless you are super fit and strong as it can hurt your back sometimes.
Great for a taller baby
We weren't originally going to get a capsule car seat, but in the end decided it would be handy for not disturbing a sleeping baby after car trips. It turns out our baby was initially one that hated car trips! So she never fell asleep in it! However after she turned 4 months old she finally started to sleep and it has paid off! Luckily we went for this capsule because it is the only one that went up to 12months, and as our baby is quite tall she would have grown out of the regular 6 month size seat just as it became so useful. It is easy to carry and we got the adapters to fit it with the steelcraft agile plus pram and that's very easy to click it in and out.
Great for the first few months
This capsule made travelling around with a newborn so much easier as it was compatible with our stroller. We will be using it again with our second baby. Id suggest to families that it be installed professionally as there were a few finicky things about the installation.
The only issues we had was that the front seats of the car had to be pushed forward quite far to fit the seat in meaning mine or my husbands legs would be nearly touching the front of the car (We have a Honda Accord Euro 2012 as well so its not a small car). Also the material...
Good if for small babies
I purchased the Unity Carrier for my newborn in April. I wanted the ease of being able to get her in and out of the car without waking her and being able to use it on a pram. I have the Strider Compact pram which the Capsule is compatible with once you buy the brackets to attach (about $30). I chose this capsule has it is meant to be bigger to allow a child to use it for up to 12 months. In hindsight, I probably wouldn't have gotten a capsule. I am not sure about other capsules but this one is very heavy. Even a 7lb baby is hard to carry in it....Babies don't feel overly heavy until you are holding them down by your side in a car seat. The capsule itself had to be installed professionally as it isn't a simple install. The capsule is relatively easy to get in and out of the car, however, you do need to put the seatbelt over the top of the capsule and this can be time-consuming, although sometimes I can do it in seconds. The straps on the capsule itself keep getting twisted and this is driving me nuts, I need to get to the back of the capsule and re-thread all of the strapping as it has somehow gotten itself all twisted. My 5month old still has a bit of room before she gets the shoulder height marker, but there is no way I would be able to lift this capsule with a 12-month-old in it. I think this is true of all capsules though, and the Unity specifically is a reasonable choice if you do decide to use a capsule.
Very easy to carry, works well with my steelcraft pram.
Had it professionally installed so i don't know how easy it is to install bu since having it installed no issues with it becoming woobly or anything of that sort.
Our daughter only just grew out of it and she is 16 months old!
- Unity Infant Carrier NEOS
Quality capsule with good lifespan.
Bought this capsule as we only had a choice of 2 at Baby Bunting that were compatible with our stroller travel system and are very happy with the purchase. Has been lugged in and out of car and stroller for 3 months now and still looks brand new.
Says that it will fit baby up to 12 months and I believe it, as our daughter is 3 months now, still in the infant insert and has heaps of room.
Was easy to install base in car and easy to get capsule in and out, although if your are not careful can make a loud child-waking clunk when you click it ...
I bought the NEOS capsule as a gift for my sister last month and so far, she and her husband are pretty happy about it. For one, its pretty straightforward to install as a car seat and can be easily removed and transferred to a stroller (my sister has the Britax). The construction is also very sturdy.
Very happy with this infant carrier
This capsule is easy to carry however can get heavy as the baby gets heavier! My bubs is 4.5months and still fits in the carrier. I like how its 0-12months but I am sure bubs will be out way before 12 month mark! The capsule is compatible with my Bugaboo cameleon and the bee however different adapters are required for both prams. It was easily installed by my husband. Bubs fits securely in the capsule and often sleeps in it as its very comfortable!
Would buy again, very handy
Our capsule was purchased secondhand and still in very good condition. As our baby was on the larger side, i didnt think he would be in it for long.
Installation was easy enough. We used a seat protector which made it more sturdy including a gated buckle to get more tension on the seat belt strap once locked in.
The best part of the carrier is getting baby in and out without disturbing him. The handle adjusts well and fits the hand nice. The locking mechanism is easy to use and the hood is good to cover up. The only annoying thing is run...ning the anchor strap around the back of the carrier and locating the clips. A better system could be used here, because I could see it deterring people from using it. It was also compatible with our bob motion stroller and does have aftermarket receivers for different strollers ( sold separately). All in all its a great product and we would certainly use again in the future. Transporting baby couldn't be any easier.
Questions & Answers
Which adapter do I need for it to fit the steelcraft accent stroller? I've watched videos of it being attached without adapters but when I try it's very unstable
Hi Jessica, thanks for your question the Steelcraft Accent stroller doesn't require adaptors however you will need to remove the adaptors from your Britax Safe-n-Sound Unity capsule to allow it to fit correct. Please refer to page 32 onward for further instructions - https://www.britax.com.au/media/13209/37002-accent-rev-handle-stroller-instructions-2013.pdf alternatively please feel free to give us a call on 1300 303 330 so we can discuss this with you in further detail. Kind regards, the Britax team.
Hello. Is my 40/B/2013 neo capsule compatible with the reds baby? It says needs 2013STD
Hi, yes it is! My friend has one, and ours is on the way.
Hi Jamie, thanks for your question. Adaptors are tested and validated for use by the stroller manufacturer. We suggest that you contact Redsbaby for further advice. Kind regards, the Britax team.
I have a Stokke stroller and I bought this capsule.
What adaptor do I need to make them work?
Hi Mounes, thanks for your question. Britax has not tested and produced as an adapter or receiver for this brand. Kind regards, the Britax Childcare team.
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The Unity ISOFIX-compatible baby capsule is Australia’s first baby capsule suitable for newborns until they are 12 months old. It is also the only baby capsule suitable for low birth weight and premature infants without restrictive medical conditions.
Provide your little one with the ultimate security with the Unity’s high side walls providing maximum side impact protection. The ISOFIX compatibility also ensures an easier installation, correct fit and a safer journey.
With the addition of Thermo5 high-performance fabric with Bamboo Charcoal, your child will travel in quality and comfort.
This capsule is suitable for use with all Click & Go-compatible strollers with no receivers required. On top of this, it is compatible with selected Steelcraft, Baby Jogger, Bugaboo, Valco and Redsbaby strollers.
THERMO5®: High-performance Thermo5® fabric with bamboo charcoal delivers premium comfort for your baby.
IDEAL FOR LOW BIRTH WEIGHT: The Unity ISOFIX Compatible Infant Carrier is suitable for low birth weight and premature infants without restrictive medical conditions due to its adjustable straps.
USE UNTIL 12 MONTHS: Australia’s first baby capsule suitable for newborns up to 12 months (approx.).
ISOFIX COMPATIBLE: Allows direct connection to the car’s ISOFIX low anchorage points.
PROTECTION: EPS foam and high side walls for maximum side impact protection.
COMPACT DESIGN: For small cars and configuration with other seats.
WEATHER PROTECTION: Large sun canopy for protection whilst out and about.
TRAVEL COMPATIBLE: The carrier section (without base) is suitable for aircraft use.
COMFORT: Includes insert, shoulder pads and crotch pads for additional support.
CLICK & GO™: Use in conjunction with CLICK & GO™ Integrated Britax Adaptors for compatibility with selected Britax, Steelcraft, and BOB travel system strollers (when used with CLICK & GO™ stroller Receivers).
INTEGRATED STABILISING BAR: Integrated stabilising bar ensures that the baby capsule does not rotate in the event of a crash.
ROTATING CARRY HANDLE: The rotating carry handle allows you to convert your capsule to a rocker or a stationary seat/feeder.
LARGE SUN CANOPY: Large sun canopy for protection whilst out and about.
What reviewers thought
Reviewers appreciated that the product was easy to use, compact in size to suit most vehicles and was easy to connect to a compatible stroller. The capsule may be on the heavy side and the installation can be a little tricky.
|Category||Baby Capsules||Baby Capsules||Baby Capsules|
|Maximum Age||1 year||1 year||1 year|
|Dimensions||430 x 475 x 545 mm||430 x 475 x 545 mm||430 x 475 x 545 mm|
|Weight||5 kg||4.5 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black||Black/Grey, Dark Chambray/Cream|
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