IRIS is an acronym for Intelligent Rotation in Space. Created by Sunrise Medical in 2006, Rotation-in-Space or Tilt-in-Space helps to facilitate respiration, feeding, pressure relief and visual alignment for the wheelchair user. The Quickie IRIS Manual Tilt Wheelchair features up to 55° of Intelligent Rotation in Space Technology, the broadest range of positioning and caregiver options, numerous adjustments, and it’s one of the lightest and strongest tilt-in-space wheelchairs available today. Intelligent Rotation in Space technology means the seat frame rotates around the user’s center of gravity. The IRIS is available in adult or pediatric models.
Available in manual or hybrid-electric models, the QUICKIE Attitude hand bike is an add-on for QUICKIE Q7 NextGen, 7R, 7RS, 5R, QRi, GT, GP and Q2 Lite Fixed Front & Non Hemi. It has a four-point docking mechanism that allows the hand bike to lock so its user is ready to go in seconds. Starting at 32 lbs., Attitude is lightweight and easily maneuverable. The manual option comes with either the standard 30-speed gearing or optional 8-speed integral hub. Choose a thumb gear shifter or grip shifter for those with limited dexterity. To reduce fatigue, the powered motor can be engaged going into hill climbs or whenever a power boost is needed.
Built to be durable and low maintenance, the Quickie QX offers simplicity plus Quickie’s most popular options at a conscientious price point. QX’s light weight makes it easy to foot or hand propel. The 5" casters provide maneuverability over thick carpet or outdoor obstacles. The aluminum frame has a 265-lb. weight capacity, and the one-piece side frame and three-arm cross brace that locks inside the side frames provide a more stable feel.
Quickie SEDEO ERGO
With patented Biometric Repositioning, SEDEO ERGO seating is designed for effective independent repositioning throughout the day. Moving in or out of recline can cause the user to slide out of an optimal posture. SEDEO ERGO moves from reclined to a seated position by first passing through a transitional tilted position to use gravity to realign the pelvis in a smooth, effortless motion. Biometric Repositioning envelopes the body and ensures the pelvis is properly positioned. SEDEO ERGO is available with C-Me to drive up to 3 mph while elevated.
The adjustable Fusion features a JAY Flow Fluid insert in a cushion that’s comfortable, stable and supportive. The contoured base is constructed from closed-cell foam, providing positioning of the pelvis and thighs, and reducing fluid migration in the insert. The Flow Fluid allows for deep pelvic immersion to distribute pressure and help prevent skin breakdown. Add the Flow Fluid insert to soft, dense foam, and you get a cushion that conforms to each user’s shape, adjusts to sitting positions and ensures proper fluid placement beneath bony prominences. A water-resistant inner cover helps prevent bacterial growth.
QM-7 with SEDEO ERGO
The QM-7 with SEDEO ERGO seating and SpiderTrac 2.0 suspension redefines power chair technology. Performance springs create a more intuitive drive and better wheel contact, with more wheels on the ground at any time. The SURETRAC option enhances driving performance by keeping the chair driving straight over irregular terrain. Power seating keeps users comfortable and supported while in tilt, recline or elevation. SEDEO ERGO’s C-Me function allows driving up to 3 mph while elevating.
JAY Your Way
This modification program delivers the benefits of customized seating, but with the ease of ordering standard JAY products. From clinical improvements to colored covers, JAY Your Way modifies cushions and backs specifically to address users’ unique needs and preferences. Popular modifications for JAY bases, fluid inserts, covers, backs and JAY products are simple to order, and most modifications are made at no additional charge.
This lightweight, anti-microbial, adjustable kid’s wheelchair back is designed to provide posterior and mild lateral thoracic wheelchair seating support for active children. The back has X-static and Aquaguard cover technologies, plus adjustable, one-step-release hardware to accommodate a wide range of mounting locations as kids grow. The inner cover with Aquaguard zipper and anti-wicking thread protect the foam from fluids and is easy to clean. The backs’ widths and heights are sized specifically for kids from 2 to 15 years. A 12x12" Zip back weighs just 2.5 lbs. with mounting hardware.
This adjustable cushion is a combination of a JAY Flow Fluid insert and soft, dense foam. These features allow the cushion to conform to each user’s shape and ensure proper fluid placement beneath bony prominences to help protect skin from breakdown. The Fusion’s contoured base is made of closed-cell foam to provide ideal positioning of pelvis and thighs as well as reduce fluid migration in the insert. JAY Flow Fluid allows for deep pelvic immersion into the cushion to distribute pressure and help prevent skin breakdown. The Fusion is available in Reduced Profile, Positioning, Fusion Core and with a single- or dual-valve ROHO air insert.
Key Kids’ Words: Built for independent toddlers
The Zippie Kidz is the smallest pediatric rigid wheelchair that Sunrise Medical offers. It is ideal for growing toddlers learning to navigate their world. With a depth-adjustable back, seat depth can grow as much as 3". Additional depth and width growth may be achieved by replacing parts. Self-propulsion allows children to explore and interact, and the Kidz was designed to give toddlers maximum independence by providing them age- and ability-appropriate access to the wheels. When a child is learning to propel, the push wheels can be placed in reverse configuration at the front of the frame for best access. As a child’s reach grows, the wheels may be moved to the rear of the frame. Because interaction with peers is essential to child development, the Kidz has seat heights as low as 10 3/4". With 28 colors to choose from, children can customize their chairs to their personal tastes.
The Quickie 2 pairs advanced aesthetics and technology with a folding frame (and a redesigned crossbrace) to create a more rigid, stronger and lighter wheelchair. Despite a higher weight capacity of 300 lbs., the Quickie 2’s overall weight is lighter. An incredibly versatile axle plate, plus modern wheels, caster housings and upholstery, create a great-looking, easy-handling and even more adjustable folding wheelchair. The modern Quickie 2 comes with adjustable push handles and is available in Lite and HP (High Performance) options. A 28-color palette gives each end-user the ability to add his or her own style.
Switch-It MicroGuide Joystick
An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2017:
I have had great success using the MicroGuide mini proportional joystick. I have used it with spinal muscular atrophy, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis customers. Worked well on rear-wheel drive, front-wheel drive and mid-wheel drive. I have not had a failure yet.
— Ralph Booker, ATP, CRTS, National Seating & Mobility
A low-maintenance wheelchair for seniors who want simplicity and durability, the QX also offers Quickie’s most popular options at a competitive price. The aluminum-framed QX is lightweight to enable seniors, including foot propellers, to move through their environments with ease. The 5" casters can maneuver over thick carpet or outdoor obstacles. Camber and back height adjustments can be made in less than a minute using a single tool.
JAY J3 HV Back
We can’t control the weather, but JAY’s new J3 HV back can influence a wheelchair user’s all-important microclimate. The J3 HV back can provide warmth or cooling at the flip of a switch. Internal thermal technology includes evaporative cooling to dissipate moisture and pull it away from the body. A rechargeable battery provides at least eight hours of continuous use, and indicator lights tell a wheelchair user if heat (red) or cooling (blue) is currently on. An automatic shut-off feature is incorporated for additional safety. A microclimatic cover features wicking material and a layer of 3DX space fabric to promote airflow and dissipate heat/moisture.
Sunrise Medical’s new
Quickie 2 has shed 2
lbs. from its 7000-series
frame, making it Quickie’s
lightest folding model to
date. The stronger frame
results in an increased
weight capacity of 300
lbs. standard, and 350
lbs. for the heavy-duty
version. The new Quickie 2 also features a versatile axle plate and modern
wheels, caster housing and upholstery. Its adjustable cross brace translates
into more than a thousand component configurations. Push handles
are adjustable, and Q-Fit technology ensures a tighter component fit.
Options include a hemi frame depth adjustable back, an angle-adjustable
back and the Quickie Xtender power-assist system — not to
mention 28 color choices. Lite and High-Performance Quickie 2 versions
are also available.
Switch-It Dual Pro
This head array is designed to control
power chairs proportionally to give clients
full control of their mobility. On Board
Programming is available at the back of the
Dual Pro: Configure the initial speed setting
of the proximity sensor and its sensitivity.
All pads can be adjusted in the field to allow
custom configuring to each client’s individual
needs. Fine-tune configurations using
three powered ports under the back pad
that give you access to mode, reverse and a
user switch. For mode changes, the Dual Pro
has the ability to mount both proximity and
mechanical switches on a flexible gooseneck
mounted directly to headrest hardware.
Quickie QM-7 Enhancements
Sunrise Medical’s popular mid-wheeldrive
QM-7 power chair has a series of
enhancements aimed at optimizing
and fine-tuning its performance for
every user’s particular needs. SureTrac
Encoder Motor Technology (pictured)
automatically corrects small deviations in
its user’s driving, resulting in a straighter
ride that requires fewer input corrections
and overall, a more comfortable ride. SureTrac’s
self-compensating drive control accounts for resistance
at each of the QM-7’s wheels and sends appropriate amperage
to each motor. That acts to neutralize different terrains such as
carpet, hardwood floors and slopes. The QM-7 also is compatible
with an array of electronics options, including PG Drives’ joystick with
built-in Bluetooth and infrared controls; an Advanced Ctrl+5 toggles
and buttons (also pictured, to conveniently access up to five seating
functions, and with a handy USB port that can charge mobile devices)
and Switch-It’s Dual Pro proportional head array.
SureTrac Encoder Motor
Technology is a new option for
QM-7 mid-wheel-drive power
chairs. SureTrac autocorrects
small deviations in driving
to create a more intuitive,
straighter ride with few input
corrections. SureTrac is ideal for
drivers using proportional or
specialty controls. The system
reacts to resistance at each
wheel and sends motor-appropriate
amperage to neutralize
the impact of different surfaces.
QX/QXi Folding Series
Quickie’s new QX/QXi manual folding chair
is available with a vertically adjustable
axle plate to fit the K0004 HCPCS code
(seen here as the black-framed QX),
and with both vertical and horizontal
adjustability to meet the
requirements of the K0005 code
(seen here as the blue QXi).
Making axle plate adjustments
is quick (less than a minute)
and easy; a single tool is used to
fine tune center of gravity, seat-to-floor height, back
height and axle camber and spacing. A three-arm
cross brace inside the frame provides a more
rigid ride, and Quickie options — including
armrests, wheels, tires and casters —
enable clinicians and ATPs to find the
optimal configuration for every client.
Folding Zippie IRIS
The Zippie Intelligent Rotation In Space (IRIS) wheelchair now comes
with a folding option for a new dimension of compact, easy portability
thanks to an XLOCK folding crossbrace. Zippie IRIS offers 40° or
55° rotation ranges, plus a rocker arm design that results in smooth,
easy-to-control tilting within a compact wheelbase. A foot-release tilt
actuator provides handsfree
tilting without exposed
cables. The angle-adjustable
stroller handle fits parents of
7000 series aerospace aluminum,
heat treated using ShapeLoc
technology, is at the heart of
the new 7 Series’ ultralightweight
frame that has thinner,
lighter-weight tubing along with
increased strength. The 7R allows
quick back-angle adjustments
throughout the day, while the
7RS has a fully rigid backrest
and axle plate to further reduce
overall weight. The new Freestyle
Backrest System provides 360° of
JAY GS Cushion
The JAY GS isn’t a new cushion, but if you haven’t taken a look at it lately, you could be missing out on a number of enhancements. That includes new functionalities and adjustable skin protection/positioning coding (E2622 and E2624). The foam base with a large well cutout seats younger users at the front of the cushion to start. As kids and young adults grow, shelf extensions can be added to increase the JAY GS’s front length and offer additional support for longer leg lengths. A wide range of positioning components keeps users well supported as they grow. The X-STATIC fabric stretch cover inhibits bacterial growth, while 3DX spacer fabric facilitates good airflow.
With built-in growth, the JAY GS is designed for kids at risk for skin breakdown who need higherlevel positioning. It’s available in 10", 12", 14", 16" and 18" widths and has a contoured, closed-cell foam base that’s easy to modify. Multiple Pelvic Loading Area inserts attach with Velcro. Features conforming JAY Flow Fluid.
Quickie 7 Series
For active users wanting the highest level of customization combined with the lightest-weight materials, Sunrise has introduced the Quickie 7 series of rigid ultralightweight chairs, with frames made of 7000-series aerospace aluminum. The 7R line has an adjustable frame for quick backangle adjustments, while the 7RS has a fully rigid backrest and axle plate to create the most efficient, lightest ride. The 7R features the Freestyle Backrest System option, available exclusively with the JAY J3 back, which eliminates traditional back canes and improves the user’s range of upper-body motion.
Quickie Centermount Legrest
This new power centermount legrest provides an increased range of articulation — now up to 7.5" — to maintain comfortable leg positioning during elevation and to prevent knees from bending during elevation. A span of 3" to 19" offers an optimal fit for clients with various lower-leg lengths, and left and right sides can be adjusted independently if needed. The Centermount also extends the footplate to the ground to assist with transfers. It’s compatible with the Quickie QM-7 and Pulse series of power chairs.
Quickie/Zippie Power Chair Options
Quickie and Zippie power chairs now have added functionality and versatility for consumers thanks to six new options for the QM-7, Pulse and ZM-310 lines. QM-7 and Pulse series chairs can now be fitted with a Power Centermount Legrest for 7.5" of articulation and 3" to 19" of independent lower-leg-length adjustment. New for the QM-7, Pulse and ZM-310 chairs are the PG Drives Advanced Color Joystick, a Retractable Joystick Mount and new Comfort Reclining Armpads. And adding Switch-It to the manufacturer’s portfolio has resulted in new Switch-It Ctrl+5 Buttons and Toggles so users can access five seating functions through either toggle switches or buttons, plus the Switch-It Dual Pro, a proportional head array with fine-tuned adjustments to provide intuitive driving experiences.
Designed for users at high risk of skin breakdown who also have aggressive positioning needs, the JAY Fusion features a contoured foam base made of closed-cell foam that’s easy to modify at Sunrise or in the field. Additional positioning is provided by the soft, contoured top layer. Femoral transition and rear wall help prevent fluid migration while gently supporting the trochanters and posterior pelvis. With JAY Flow Fluid or ROHO Dry Floatation air inserts to conform to the user’s unique shape.
Sunrise’s new rigid chair is designed to deliver superior day-to-day performance with components that adjust as the user’s environment or functional abilities change. The 5R improves on the ride quality of the GT via a swept-back hydro-formed caster design for added style and a smooth ride. Two frame options (Classic or Performance) accommodate user preferences: The Classic’s traditional frame length provides maximum stability, while the shortened Performance frame is optimally responsive.
An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2015:
The QM-710 is made by Sunrise Medical and up until its introduction, patients did not have a good center-wheel-drive option, one that would handle well outdoors and still climb their ramps and lifts without needing to have some momentum behind it. That is because of the SpiderTrac suspension that it has — as the front wheels raise up to meet the new terrain, the drive wheels are forced down to keep good traction. The chair has a great turning radius for indoor mobility and great outdoor capability.
— Jeff Bour, BA, ATP, CRTS, Carelinc, Grandville, Mich.
With a weight as low as 19 lbs., the X’CAPE lets kids spend less energy on propulsion, so they have more left to learn, play and explore. XLOCK technology enables the X’CAPE to fold, while preserving rigid-frame-like performance. Available with fixed-front frame option or swing-in/out hangers. Seat widths/depths start at 8".
Quickie Pulse Options
The Quickie Pulse power chair just expanded its reach thanks to an additional array of options. The Pulse series of chairs — there are six different models — now boasts more Specialty Input Devices, including 15 new Switch-It proportional and non-proportional controls, and six new proportional controls from Adaptive Switch Laboratories. The Pulse line now also accommodates accessories from RAM and Active Controls ranging from phone and tablet holders to auxiliary USB power sources and the ReCharge battery charger.