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Etac Tango

This test report on the Etac Tango is one of a series of wheeled walking frame reviews. If you have reached this page from an internet search, we suggest you begin by reading the Introduction to our guide to walking aids. For more information about the options listed below, see also our overview of wheeled walking frames and summary of the main features to look for.

Etac Tango - test report

Etac TangoEtac Tango, folded

Dimensions (H x W x L): 
760-980mm x 600mm x 680mm

Folded size (H x W x L): 
760-980mm x 190mm x 680mm

Weight (without accessories): 9.3kg

Features

Shaped hand grips, lever brakes, fabric seat, strap backrest, removable wire basket and tray. Handle height is adjustable.

Our verdict

Handling: Light and easy.

Hand grips: Might become uncomfortable - there is a screw head right where your thumb goes.

Brakes: Not easy to operate, but very effective.

Folding: Tricky - you can fold yourself up inside the frame. Does stand when folded. Secure when unfolded. Take care not to trap your fingers in the mechanism when unfolding.

Last updated: February 2010


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