Updated 28 Jul 2016

Edinburgh

Statesman

Snapshot: The Edinburgh Statesman portable cot shapes up at 114cm long + 84cm wide + 76cm high. But how safe is it?

Statesman
Avg price

$150

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Test results

Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK to use.
  • Light to lift.
  • Has wheels with brakes.

But

  • Failed three major safety tests: The supplied mattress is not sufficienty firm, does not lie flat on the base, and doesn't fit snugly in the corners.

How we test

Our test was based on the Australian and New Zealand standard AS/NZS 2195:1999 “Folding cots – Safety requirements”. We also tested against the breathability clause in the revised 2010 standard.

We check the folding mechanism, stability, that there are no entrapment hazards, sharp edges or points; that the mattress is firm enough and fits snugly; and that there are breathable zones at the sides and ends of the cot (in case a baby rolls face-first against the side or end).

We won’t recommend a portable cot if it has a major safety failure.

For ease of use, we assessed how easy it is to set up, pack and store the cot and its accessories.

Full specs

Model

Avg price
$150
Major failures
3
Minor failures
1
Standards claimed
AS/NZS 2195:2010

Specifications

Dimensions - in use H x W x L (cm)
76 x 84 x 114
Dimensions - folded L x W x H (cm)
23 x 25 x 77
Weight (kg)
8.6
Capacity
14kg/89cm

Features

Pocket
×
Wheels
Bassinet
×
Change table
×

More info

Note
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Availability
Baby Factory