Backplate Soft

Product No: 417509


The soft Backplate offers total mounting flexibility and has holes for accessories. Lightweight but still within the exceptional XR style.

Product Information


The Soft Backplate was designed by Mares to house a single light tank and always feel like a technical diver. Conceived and designed to provide the diver with the Hogartian XR style.

The main features of the Soft Backplate are:
• 1200d ballistic nylon
• Ultra light
• Comfortable padding in water-draining polypropylene, with 4 slots
• 2 upper and 2 lower slots to connect the straps directly to the cylinder
• 5 sliding triglides
• Special positioning for optimal mounting of the harness and crotch strap / undercarriage
• 2 center holes in the top and 2 in the bottom offer a wide range of height adjustments for the bags
• 2 holes in the middle of both sides of the long perimeter and 4 holes along the bottom allow the mounting of accessories from the side and bottom plate for sidemount
• 4 D-rings
• Highly technical shaping - unprecedented versatility
• Ultra robust material - pushed to the limit through intense testing
• Total modularity: all harnesses and rear “donut” or horseshoe bags


1200D “Bulletproof” Ballistic Nylon


Delivery & Returns


Online purchases on are enabled for Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Belgium and Finland. Some products from the catalogue are only available to purchase at an authorised Mares Dealer.

Products shipped in Italy are entrusted to Bartolini couriers. Products shipped in other countries are entrusted to DHL couriers.

Delivery times are 3-5 working days.



If you are not satisfied with your order, you can return it quickly and easily.

You can decide to return any products purchased on within 30 days of delivery. To return items, use the same box they were received in, complete the returns label found here with shipping details and attach it to the box. Remember to insert the delivery number found on page 1 of the delivery documents.


To allow you greater freedom, we have not chosen a courier service with which you need to return the package, you are free to choose your preferred service provider.

Please remember that shipping costs are your responsibility.


You will receive the total refund on the same payment method you used to place your order, within 14 days after your return has reached our warehouse. 


At the moment, we cannot offer exchanges on our products. If you would like a different size, please return the article for a refund and purchase a new size. If you still have any doubts, you can write us an email at, our Customer Service team will be happy to help.