poco ag™ series
IMPORTANT! KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
POCO AG SERIES
™
POCO AG ™ PREMIUM
POCO AG ™ PLUS
POCO AG ™
OWNER'S MANUAL
Congratulations on your purchase of an Osprey Poco AGTM Series child carrier. Three models are
available: the Poco AG TM Premium, Poco AGTM Plus and Poco AGTM. The name of each unique model is
printed on the back of each style carrier. The Poco AG TM Series channels everything we know about
packs into a line of child carriers that are comfortable, supportive, light, well ventilated and easy to
adjust for both the child and the adult’s fit. Thoughtfully designed to ensure the safety and comfort
of your precious cargo, the fully-featured Poco AGTM Series are child carriers done right.
WARNING FALL OR STRANGULATION HAZARD.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING YOUR OSPREY POCO AG TM SERIES FRAME CHILD CARRIER.
MAXIMUM LOAD 22 KG / 48.5 LBS. (Child, gear and pack weight combined)
WARNING Do not place on counter tops, tables, or other elevated surfaces.
WARNING Do not use until the child can sit unaided.
WARNING When using the carrier the adult shall be aware of the following:
WARNINGDo not use carrier with a child weighing less than 7.25kg / 16 lbs.
or more than 18 kg / 40 lbs.
+ T he Poco AG TM Series is designed only for one child to be carried by an adult.
WARNING Do not leave the child unattended in this carrier!
+ C heck the child carrier to assure all buckles, snaps, straps and adjustments
are secure before each use.
WARNINGW hen the child is in the carrier, their head may be higher than the
adult’s head. Care should be taken to be aware of hazards;
e.g., door frames, low branches of trees, etc.
+ A lways inspect the child carrier prior to use for damage. Never use the child
carrier with a bent frame. Never use with broken buckles anywhere on the pack.
Never use with tearing, torn or ripped seams or fabric anywhere on the pack.
WARNING Avoid serious injury from falling or sliding out. Always use child
retention system.
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WARNING
When using the carrier the adult shall be aware of the following:
The following are instructions and diagrams for:
+ T he carrier is suitable for leisure activities, but not for sport activities; e.g., skiing,
cycling, etc.
ASSEMBLY
+ C are should be taken when putting on or removing the child carrier.
Step 1 Poco AG TM child carrier set-up
+ T he adult’s balance may be adversely affected due to movement of the child and also
the adult.
Step 2 Fit the adult
+ T he adult will need to take great care when bending or leaning forward.
Step 4 Safely put on the Poco AG TM child carrier
+ B e aware that the child in the child carrier may suffer from the effects of weather and
temperature before you do. Dress the child appropriately and occasionally check the
temperature of their ears and face.
Sunshade Instructions
Step 3 Fit and secure the child
Droolpad Instructions
+ F or sun protection deploy the sunshade and for additional protection apply
sunscreen to child.
OVERVIEW
+ T he child in the child carrier can become tired. Take frequent breaks when using your
Poco AG TM child carrier.
Suspension
+ B e careful to protect the child’s feet when the child carrier is on or near the floor in
order to avoid injury.
Shared Features
+ Do not let the child stand on the child seat within the carrier.
POCO AG TM ACCESSORIES
Make sure to register your Poco AG™ Series child carrier by mailing in the included
registration card or visiting ospreypacks.com/pocoregistration.
PACK CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Unique Features
QUESTIONS
ASSEMBLY
1. POCO AGTM CHILD CARRIER SET-UP
1.1Deploy the articulating footbar by
pulling the footbar back until an
audible click is heard.
1.2Your Poco AG™ may arrive in the
stored position with the sidearms
connected at the bottom of the side
panel. To set up the carrier for use
release the red male buckle of the
sidearms from the lower grey
female buckles.
1.3Rotate the sidearms up and insert
the red end of each sidearm into the
red cuff located on both sides of the
child’s head rest.
1.4Once the sidearms are resting in the
cuffs, connect the red male buckle
of the sidearms to the red female
buckle of the cuffs. Your child carrier
cockpit is now locked into the child
carrying position.
To store and travel with your Poco AG TM reverse Steps 1.1–1.4 and store in the Poco AG TM Carry Case (sold separately).
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ASSEMBLY
2. FIT THE ADULT
WARNING Child must not be in the carrier during the adult fit process.
HIPBELT SIZING TORSO SIZING 26"–48" / 66cm–122cm
15.5"–21.5” / 39.5cm–54.5cm (all Poco AG TM styles)
FIT THE HIPBELT
2.1Loosen the harness, hipbelt and
load lifter straps.
2.2Put the pack on and place the hipbelt
centered over the hipbones. Buckle
and tighten the hipbelt.
2.3The ends of each hipbelt should be 3–6 inches / 8–15 centimeters from
each other for a correct fit. Make adjustments to the sizing of the hipbelt
utilizing the Fit-on-the-Fly™ hipbelt extensions to achieve proper fit.
TO ADJUST THE FIT-ON-THE-FLY™ HIPBELT, FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
FIT THE BACKPANEL AND HARNESS
2.4Release the extension wings by separating the hook and loop fabric closure
between the interior hipbelt mesh and the extension wing. Slide the extension
wings in or out to adjust the hipbelt position. Extend the wings the same
distance on both sides using the size arrows for guidance to ensure the pack’s
weight is evenly distributed. Press firmly to reengage the hook and loop.
2.5With the pack on and hipbelt fitted,
tighten the shoulder harness straps
by pulling them down and back.
2.6For proper torso fit, your C7 vertebra
(bump at the base of your neck)
should be located 1–2 inches / 2.5–5
centimeters above the top edge of
the shoulder harness yoke.
TO ADJUST THE TORSO LENGTH, FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
2.7Take the pack off and completely
loosen the pack’s load lifters and
harness straps.
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2.8
L ocate the torso adjustment cam at
the center of the backpanel and
lift up to release. Slide the shoulder
harness up or down to the correct
torso length.
2.9
P ush down the torso adjustment
cam to lock it into position. Your child
carrier is now fitted to the adult.
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ASSEMBLY
3. FIT AND SECURE THE CHILD
PREPARE THE CHILD COCKPIT BEFORE
PLACING THE CHILD IN THE CARRIER
3.1Release the Double Halo™ child
harness by pressing the red button
at the front of the cockpit.
3.2Slip both child harness straps
into the plastic webbing keepers
mounted on the rear handle. This
keeps the harness straps out of the
way to make it easier to place the
child in the carrier.
ADJUST CHILD SEAT HEIGHT
To adjust the seat, follow these steps:
3.3For proper fit, the child’s chin should
be level to the top of the drool pad
at the front of the cockpit. Place
the child in the carrier to check if
adjustment is needed.
3.4To move the seat up, grab the red
handle at the back of the seat and pull
up and the seat will automatically lock
into position
3.7Unclip the child harness from the
plastic webbing keepers mounted
on the rear handle. Guide the child’s
arms through the Double Halo™ arm
loops of the harness.
3.8Insert the right and left harness
male buckles into the dual sided
female buckle located on the
chest pad.
WARNING Child must not be in the carrier while adjusting seat height.
SECURE THE CHILD
3.5To move the seat down, pull up
the red webbing loop up located
at the base of the child’s head
rest and while holding the
webbing loop up push the seat
down to the desired position.
3.6Place child in the child carrier guiding
one leg through each of the Double
Halo™ leg loops in the child seat.
Ensure the child’s chin is level with
the top of the drool pad for proper fit.
ADDITIONAL CHILD FITTING TIPS
3.9Cinch down both right and left
straps so that the harness is snug
around the child’s upper torso. The
child is now secure in the cockpit.
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3.10To loosen the child harness, pinch
the buttons at the ends of the
harness buckles and pull chest pad
away from the child.
3.11Use the stirrups for children at
the top of the stated weight range
requirements in this owner’s manual.
Place feet in stirrups and adjust
the stirrup height so the child’s
knees are slightly bent to prevent
circulation deprivation.
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ASSEMBLY
4. SAFELY PUT ON THE CHILD CARRIER
4.1
Before putting on the pack with child:
aEnsure the adult torso and hipbelt are properly fitted on the adult. (Refer to Step 2)
bEnsure the child is properly fitted and secure within the child carrier. (Refer to Step 3)
cLoosen one side of the harness - keeping the side you intend to put on your
shoulder first tight and fitted.
d Unbuckle and loosen the adult hipbelt and adult sternum strap.
4.4Slip your free arm through the
harness strap that is tight and fitted.
Grab the shoulder strap and lift the
carrier up onto one shoulder.
4.5While you’re still holding the
shoulder strap, lean forward to
stabilize the weight of the child
and carrier on your back. Let go
of the other handle in front of the
cockpit. Slip this free arm through
the shoulder harness and slide the
carrier up onto both shoulders.
4.2Facing the adult backpanel and
using both handles at the front and
rear of the child cockpit, lift the child
carrier and place the frame onto
your slightly bent knee while in a
standing position.
4.3Let go of the handle behind the
child’s head rest, and with your
free hand ensure the hipbelt is
spread open.
4.6
4.7
Buckle and tighten the hipbelt.
Tighten the shoulder harness straps.
Additional Recommendation- Reach back and collapse footbar.
This will allow a greater maneuverability around objects. It is very
important you ensure the footbar is deployed and you hear the
audible click before taking off the child carrier.
4.8
Tighten the load lifter straps.
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T o take off the child carrier, ensure the footbar is deployed and
you hear the audible click. Then reverse steps 4.1–4.9.
4.9Buckle and tighten the sternum
strap. You are now ready to use your
Poco AG™ child carrier.
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ASSEMBLY
SUNSHADE
I ncluded on all Poco AG™ models the built-in sunshade is easily stored and deployable
from its own zippered pocket. It offers quick and easy UV protection for the child.
1Unzip the sunshade pocket
marked with woven label.
2Grab the webbing loop on the
top of the sunshade and pull the
sunshade out of the pocket. Align
the hook and loop at the base of
the sunshade with the hook and
loop at the top of the pocket.
Press together to secure.
3Securely grab the two red tabs
and pull them forward.
4Insert the red tabs into the sleeves
at the front of the sidearms to
secure and tighten the sunshade.
Your sunshade is now installed.
TO STORE YOUR BUILT-IN SUNSHADE, FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
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lace fingers in red webbing loops and pull red tabs out of their sleeves.
P
Ensure to the keep your fingers hooked into the red loops to prevent the
sunshade from springing back at the child.
6Separate the hook and loop at the base of the sunshade. Slide the
sunshade down into the storage pocket and zip the storage pocket shut.
DROOL PAD
The drool pad at the front of the cockpit is soft to the touch and comfortably padded for the child. It can be removed for
cleaning when necessary. Clean with warm water and mild detergent. Air dry in a well-ventilated area out of direct sunlight.
To remove and clean, follow these steps:
1Unbuckle the upper drool pad buckles from the top of the backpanel.
2Pull down on the drool pad to release the hook and loop at the lower corners.
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To reinstall drool pad follow the above steps in the reverse order.
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OVERVIEW
SUSPENSION
3
HARNESS
3
FRAME
STERNUM STRAP
BACKPANEL
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2
4
HIPBELT
SUSPENSION
MAXIMUM LOAD
1ANTI-GRAVITY TM ALUMINIUM SUSPENSION
+ Full wrap aluminium tubing frame provide lightweight but stable heavy
load carry
48.5LB / 22KG (CHILD, GEAR AND PACK COMBINED)
2ANTI-GRAVITY TM AIRSPEED™ BACKPANEL
+ 3D tensioned mesh comfortable wraps and conforms to the body and
provides excellent ventilation
3 EXOFORM™ HARNESS
+ Soft, edgeless mesh wrap for a soft, breathable contact surface
+ A djustable sternum strap with rescue whistle
OSPREY ANTI-GRAVITY™ (AG™)
A continuous panel of lightweight mesh extends from the top of
the backpanel to the hipbelt. The seamless structure contours
automatically to the body, providing outstanding fit and unrestricted
movement when wearing the pack.
4 ANTI-GRAVITY™ FIT-ON-THE-FLY™ HIPBELT
+ 3D tensioned mesh comfortable wraps and conforms to the hip and
lower back and provides excellent ventilation
+ Adjustable hipbelt for a perfect fit for a comfortable carry
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OVERVIEW
UNIQUE FEATURES
POCO AG™ PREMIUM
SPECS
ONE SIZE
Cubic Inches
2380
Liters39
Pounds / Ounces
8/5
Kilograms3.77
Inches
29h x 15w x 17d (unfolded) / 11.6d (folded)
Centimeters
73h x 38w x 43d (unfolded) / 29.5d (folded)
MAX LOAD
48.5 lbs | 22 kg
(Child, gear and pack weight combined)
UNIQUE FEATURES
+Extra-large lower zippered compartment
+Zippered hipbelt pocket with safety mirror included
+Zippered and padded hipbelt pocket for cell phone or
camera protection
+Side stretch mesh pockets
+Detachable full size daypack with large main
compartment and front panel stretch mesh pocket
FABRIC
MAIN REMOVABLE DAYPACK
SPECS
ONE SIZE
Cubic Inches
671
Liters11
Pounds0.62
Kilograms0.28
Inches
14h x 11w x 6d
Centimeters
36h x 29w x 16d
210D Nylon Shadow Box
ACCENT 400HD Nylon Packcloth
BOTTOM 420HD Nylon Packcloth
POCO AG™ PLUS
UNIQUE FEATURES
SPECS
ONE SIZE
Cubic Inches
1587
Liters26
Pounds / Ounces
7/11
Kilograms3.48
Inches
29h x 15w x 17d (unfolded) / 11.6d (folded)
Centimeters
73h x 38w x 43d (unfolded) / 29.5d (folded)
+Zippered hipbelt pocket with safety mirror included
MAX LOAD
48.5 lbs | 22 kg
(Child, gear and pack weight combined)
+Extra-large lower zippered compartment
+Zippered and padded hipbelt pocket for cell phone or
camera protection
+
Side stretch mesh pockets
+
Large front panel compartment
+
Front panel stretch mesh pocket
FABRIC
MAIN 210D Nylon Shadow Box
ACCENT 400HD Nylon Packcloth
BOTTOM 420HD Nylon Packcloth
POCO AG™
SPECS
ONE SIZE
Cubic Inches
1220
Liters20
Pounds / Ounces
6/14
Kilograms3.13
Inches
29h x 15w x 17d (unfolded) / 11.6d (folded)
Centimeters
73h x 38w x 43d (unfolded) / 29.5d (folded)
MAX LOAD
48.5 lbs | 22 kg
(Child, gear and pack weight combined)
UNIQUE FEATURES
+
Large lower zippered compartment
+
Stretch mesh hipbelt pockets
+
Front panel stretch mesh pocket
FABRIC
MAIN 210D Nylon Shadow Box
ACCENT 400HD Nylon Packcloth
BOTTOM 420HD Nylon Packcloth
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OVERVIEW
SHARED FEATURES
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1DROOL PAD
The drool pad at the front of the
cockpit is soft to the touch and
comfortably padded for the child.
4DELUXE CHILD COCKPIT
The adjustable Double Halo™ harness and
child seat is surrounded by a fully framed
and padded cockpit for safety. Soft contact
surfaces, anatomical fit and ventilated side
panels for comfort.
2SUNSHADE
The built-in sunshade is easily stored
and deployable from its own zippered
pocket. It offers quick and easy UV
protection for the child.
3TOY ATTACHMENT LOOPS
Small cord loops located in and around
the child cockpit allow toy and pacifier
attachment within the child’s reach.
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5ADJUSTABLE STIRRUPS
For children at the top of the stated weight
range requirements in this owner’s manual the
deluxe padded and adjustable stirrups offer leg
support to prevent circulation deprivation.
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OVERVIEW
SHARED FEATURES
6LIGHTWEIGHT FOLDING ALUMINUM FRAME
A lightweight aluminum frame fully supports
the load and provides a stable platform to set
the child carrier down. The locking hinges and
rotating sidearms allow the frame to fold down
for travel and storage. Extra protection, storage
and comfortable carry is provided by our Poco
AG TM Carrying Case (sold separately).
1 1OSPREY ANTI-GRAVITY TM SUSPENSION
The continuous tensioned mesh of the
Osprey AG TM backpanel and hipbelt offers
unsurpassed comfort, carry and ventilation
for the adult user.
7ZIPPER STASH POCKET
The small zippered stash pocket is
convenient for small items and features
a secure key clip.
1 2ADJUSTABLE TORSO
With 6”/15cm of torso adjustment, the
Poco AG TM Series can be quickly and easily
custom fitted to a variety of adult users
while on the trail.
8LOWER ZIPPERED COMPARTMENT
The lower zippered compartment all Poco
AG™ styles offer storage for diapers and
other items. The Poco AG TM offers a large
lower compartment. The Poco AG TM Premium
and Poco AG TM Plus offer an extra-large
lower compartment.
13STRETCHMESH HARNESS POCKET
The stretch mesh harness pocket offers
quick and easy access to trail snacks or
the child’s favorite toy.
9DUAL GRAB HANDLES
The dual reinforced grab handles allow a
secure and stable way to pick up and set
down the child carrier.
14FIT-ON-THE-FLY TM HIPBELT
The adjustable Fit-on-the-FlyTM hipbelt
offers 5"/13cm of extension on each side
for a comfortable ventilated custom fit and
superior load support.
*Not included on the Poco AG TM model
10RESERVOIR SLEEVE
An opening at the top of the backpanel allows
for the storage of a water reservoir for easy
access to hydration for both the adult and
child. We recommend a 1.5L Osprey reservoir
for the best fit.
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POCO AG ACCESSORIES
TM
P OCO AG TM RAINCOVER (sold separately)
One Size | Weight: 14.5 oz / 0.41 kg
+ High visibility 210D ripstop nylon
P OCO AG TM CARRYING CASE (sold separately)
One Size | Weight: 14.5 oz / 0.41 kg
+ ID card window
+ Stows into a built-in pouch
+ Lockable zippers
+ 4-point easy installation
+ Removable shoulder strap
+ Clear viewing windows
+ Stows into a built-in pouch
+ Reflective logo
HOW TO FIT RAINCOVER ON POCO AG TM
1Fit the raincover over the deployed
Poco AG™ sunshade.
2Thread the two raincover toggles through
the cord loops on the hipbelt.
3Wrap the two hook and loop straps around
the kickstand.
4 Buckle the raincover around the grab handle.
PACK CARE
QUESTIONS
Osprey recommends Nikwax® products for pack care. For complete instructions on cleaning
your pack, visit ospreypacks.com/PackTech/PackCare.
Contact Osprey Customer Service. Real help from real people. Scroll over the customer
service tab at ospreypacks.com.
STANDARD MAINTENANCE
+
After each trip, be sure to clean out your pack thoroughly.
+Clean zippers often to prevent them from failing. Use mild soap, warm water and a
soft brush.
+If your pack is wet, hang it to dry before storing.
+
When your Poco AG™ is not in use loosen all the straps.
+Wash your pack if dirt, sweat, salt and stains have worked their way into fabrics,
webbing or mesh.
WASHING YOUR PACK
+
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Cortez, CO 81321 USA
1-866-284-7830
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Brush out and remove gear, food, dirt or spilled items.
+Do not wash in washing machine. Clean your pack and components in a bathtub or
large sink using a mild detergent and warm water.
GUARANTEE
At Osprey, sustainability is designed into our packs, which are built to last a lifetime and
backed by a superb guarantee, no matter how hard you are on your gear. Additional or
replacement parts should only be obtained from OSPREY CHILD SAFETY PRODUCTS, LLC.
Call 1-866-284-7830 or visit ospreypacks.com for replacement parts or repair inquires.
VISIT OSPREYPACKS.COM FOR WARRANTY AND REGISTRATION DETAILS.
+Agitate the pack gently and scrub all compartments and pockets inside and out with
a soft brush.
+Brush clean all zippers and rinse the interior channels and the exterior
of all buckles.
+Drain the soapy and dirty water from the bathtub or sink and refill with cool clean
water. Rinse the pack thoroughly.
+Hang to dry outdoors or in a well ventilated area out of direct sunlight.
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