K300 PS Junior
The K300 front-wheel drive power base, with a 165-lb. user weight capacity, has growth built right in. Seat widths are available 11-16", and seat depths from 10" to 18". Armrests are adjustable, and the K300 offers seat elevation and optional power or manual tilt (45°) functions, plus programmable R-net controls. To ensure kids can keep up with pals, the base comes with a 5-mph top speed, with an upgrade to 6.5 mph available. An array of eye-catching color choices make sure that heads turn when the K300’s owner arrives on the scene.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare
Support bariatric consumers in style with Drive Medical’s new Trident heavy-duty (K0825) front-wheel-drive power chair. Trident has a 450-lb. weight capacity with 22" or 24" seat widths, captain’s-style seating, a semi-reclining back and adjustable-height headrest. Padded armrests are height, width and angle adjustable. Consumers can enjoy a 4-mph top speed and a 15-mile maximum cruising range on flat-free, non-marking black tires. They can also adjust the seat forward or backward for the positioning they prefer. The 24" seat width Trident is available Dec. 4, 2014; the 22" width version is available Dec. 30.
iDevice Bluetooth Module
Apple fans — and their ATPs — rejoice! Curtiss-Wright has a new Bluetooth Module for iDevices to enable power wheelchair users to control iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch products via their PG Drives R-net electronics. The new module works with all existing R-net modules, without requiring firmware upgrades. And it can be operated via any R-net input device, including hand-, finger- and chin-operated joysticks and the Omni specialty control interface. There’s good news regarding non-Apple products, as well: Use the new module in tandem with existing R-net modules to create a singular system for Apple products, Android devices and Windows-based computers.