Pillow Pump Makes Inflation Easy
Synthetically-filled Ajungilak air mat comes complete with integral foot pump.
Posted: 4 June 2007
As most of us know, self-inflating sleeping pads don't usually
live up to their name, usually it takes a hefty oral air injection to
get them anything like close to inflated, but Ajungilak now
has an alternative in the form of the D-Lux Pump Mat.
It's already an interesting bit of kit with a combination of air
and synthetic insulation giving what's claimed to be 'sumptuous
comfort' allied to a pack size 65 per-cent smaller than conventional
self-inflating pads, but it also has an integral foot pump to allow
The pump is buried inside the mat's foam pillow - yes, pillow -
and allows rapid inflation without any exhausting, balloon-style
blowage being required. Just use those powerful leg muscles and
The pad contains synthetic fibre filling called MTI 12 which stops
heat loss through convection currents within the air chambers of the
bag, but is also lighter and packs down smaller than the foam used in
At 890 grammes it's no superlightweight, but to put that in
perspective, it's around half the weight of an Alpkit Fat Airic which
has a similar thickness - between 7cm and 10cm due to the quilted
design - and massively smaller when packed and definitely
backpackable if you want some mobile luxury.
Price is a somewhat hefty £110 and you can find full
details at www.mammut.ch.
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