Caravan components: Skylights

By: Peter Quilty


We have compiled a directory of the most popular or best-selling caravan skylights.

Dometic RV Midi Heki Roof Light (Crank Version)

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Open up your vehicle to fresh air and light! This well-insulated roof light boasts convenient features including a flyscreen and hassle-free cleaning.

This Dometic Midi Heki roof light features a dome with double acrylic glazing for insulation and a frame made of durable, weather-resistnt ASA plastic. It can be conveniently opened to three different positions. An inner frame with separately adjustable darkening blind and flyscreen is included to keep sunlight and insects out. The Midi Heki is available as a crank or handle version, each with forced ventilation.

  • RRP: $699 (other Midi Heki models available from $330-$868)
  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Dimensions: 500x700mm (cut-out size)
  • Weight: 11kg
  • Colours: White
  • Materials: Weather-resistant ASA plastic frame
  • Locking mechanism: Not supplied

Features

  • Well-insulated
  • Opens in three different positions
  • Forced ventilation
  • Weather-resistant ASA plastic frame 

Ranger RV Supplies Skylights

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These double-glazed acrylic dome skylights are easy to open via a gas lift spring.

The skylights have a maximum 80-degree opening, with two opening positions, and provide up to 150 cubic centimetres of permanent ventilation. And the internal hatch is fitted with LED lights and a switch. They also come with a pleated flyscreen and block-out pleated blind.

  • RRP: $449.99
  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Dimensions: 700x500mm and 450x400mm (both cut-out sizes)
  • Weight: 8kg (700x500mm); 5kg (450x400mm)
  • Colours: White
  • Materials: Double-glazed acrylic, flyscreen and block-out blind
  • Locking mechanism: Latch

Features

  • Easy to open
  • Maximum 80-degree opening
  • 150 cubic centimetres of permanent ventilation
  • Flyscreen
  • Pleated block-out blind

Camec Fiamma Hatch

 

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This Fiamma hatch 40x40cm roof light - made with superior quality impact and UV-resistant materials - is supplied with a permanent airflow ventilation system and mosquito screen. The external aerodynamic cover guarantees a watertight system. And for installation on roofs with depths of maximum 8.5cm, an optional extension kit is available. During high-speed testing noise and vibrations were greatly reduced, and it’s aerodynamic thanks to an elegant external profile top. A centre support adjusting arm also provides maximum stability.

  • RRP: $129
  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Dimensions: 400x400mm
  • Weight: Not supplied
  • Colours: White
  • Materials: Acrylic
  • Locking mechanism: Not supplied

Features

  • Impact-resistant and UV-resistant
  • Ventilation system
  • Aerodynamic cover
  • Centre support adjusting arm

Aussie Traveller Manual Thule Vent

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ATRV’s stylish manual Thule vents are available in white, translucent or transparent to perfectly suit your caravan or RV requirements. All Thule vents come with a mosquito screen and a block-out blind, both of which retract completely.

The aerodynamic shape of the Thule vent means that a spoiler is not required and the clever clamp design provides a simple and secure fixing method for a wide range of roof thicknesses.  

  • RRP: $160.38
  • Warranty: 12 months
  • Dimensions: 400x400mm (inside); 472x459mm (outside)
  • Weight: 3kg
  • Colours: White, transparent or translucent dome and cream inner-frame
  • Materials: White polypropylene or transparent polycarbonate and ABS, flyscreen and block-out blind
  • Locking mechanism: Locking handle

Features

  • Easy installation without drilling
  • The roof light is mounted with special clamps so that it is not necessary to drill through the roof, except to create the opening itself
  • Roof thickness 25-60mm
  • Aerodynamic shape
  • All materials are made of impact and weather-resistant plastics
  • Aerodynamic design
  • Mosquito screen
  • Block-out blind

The full feature appeared in Caravan World #566. Subscribe today for the latest caravan reviews and news every month!