Power Assist


Alber USA

SMOOV one

SMOOV one

This innovative electric drive mounts easily to the wheelchair whenever extra power is needed (and is also easily removed). The modern, sporty power unit significantly increases a driver’s mobility and range. Operate the SMOOV one via an ergonomic control unit that mounts just about anywhere on the chair. The SMOOV one and the control unit can both be charged using the included magnetic charging cable. The SMOOV one app customizes driving experiences. With a speed up 6 mph and a range of up to 12 miles, SMOOV one takes on all types of terrain and surfaces, including gravel, wet roads or cobblestones.

  • (888) 426-8581

Cheelcare

Cheelcare Companion

Cheelcare Companion

2021 Mobility Product Award Winner: Power-Assist Systems

Companion is a front-mount power assist for rigid and folding wheelchairs. Companion’s patent-pending design is sleek, easy to maneuver, fast, and lightweight. It can also be personalized, allowing users to tailor the Companion’s aesthetics and function to their lifestyles. Its powerful motor boasts multiple speed settings, with a top speed of 16 mph and a range of 16 miles on a full three-hour charge. Get connected and moving in less than 10 seconds thanks to a quick-connect mechanism.


    Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

    QUICKIE Attitude

    QUICKIE Attitude

    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.

    • (800) 333-4000

    Yamaha Motor Corp. USA

    NaviONE Power Assist

    NaviONE Power Assist

    An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

    I looked at the power add-on wheels from Yamaha, the NaviONE. It does have some features that make it unique. The NaviONE has a system that controls all the components as one, where one wheel communicates with the other for more precise control and operation. They can also be set up for hemi propellers and users with uneven arm strength.

    It has two different battery options, nickel and lithium, with the lithium battery’s expected range around 22 miles. It also has some built-in features for rollback prevention, downhill speed control, uphill assist, and side slope stability. The installation looks fairly straightforward to fit a variety of frames.

    — Rick Graver, ATP, Medtech Services Inc.

    • (714) 229-7959

    MAX Mobility

    SmartDrive MX2 Power Assist

    SmartDrive MX2 Power Assist

    An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2017:

    I have a client who couldn’t push his manual [chair] more than 40 feet and needed power, but didn’t have a vehicle to transport the power. The new SmartDrive MX2 power assist has solved that problem for him. He is so excited to be able to keep up with his friends and even go faster than them. They now have to keep up with him….

    — Toby Bergantino, ATP, Numotion

    I look at power assist in two categories: push assist and self propel. The [best] self propel is without a doubt the SmartDrive. With the new model having connectivity to an app on the phone, it’s really expanded its capabilities in customization and tracking.

    — Jeff Decker, ATP/SMS, CRTS, National Seating & Mobility

    • (800) 637-2980

    Invacare Corporation

    Alber e-motion & Twion Power Assists

    An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2017:

    I look at power assist in two categories: push assist and self propel. [With] push assist, I think the e-motion wheels are the standard, with the ability to adjust how much it amplifies your push. And now with the smaller, Bluetooth-enabled Twion set, it cuts weight in half.

    — Jeff Decker, ATP/SMS, CRTS, National Seating & Mobility

    • (800) 333-6900

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