Powerchairs


PaceSaver

BOSS 6.75

BOSS 6.75

Despite its 675-lb. weight capacity, the BOSS 6.75 is still nimble indoors, with a 27" turning radius and ultra-low seat-to-floor heights. Outdoors, the 180-amp module controller and 1.75-hp inline drive supply great range (18 miles) and power (climb an 8°, 140-yard hill 20 times). The step-on footrest facilitates transfers. The BOSS 6.75 separates into six pieces for easy transport, or the chair’s tie-down system can be used to secure it within an accessible vehicle.

  • (800) 255-0285

Golden Technologies

Golden Compass Sport GP605CC

Golden Compass Sport GP605CC

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2015:

This is a K0823 power wheelchair that comes with a Dynamic Linx controller that has the ability to communicate wirelessly with an iPhone or iPad through the Linx access key or “dongle.” The access key plugs directly into the controller on the power wheelchair to perform programming and diagnostic tasks. I like it because I can perform instant wireless programming and diagnostics. Not only is this great for setting up the wheelchair; it is excellent for the technicians. This is a great tool for therapists, ATPs and technicians. Golden Technologies’ representation is excellent in our market, too, and for that reason and this technology, this is my Best Pick.

— Rick Graver, ATP, Medtech Services Inc., Reno, Nev.

  • (800) 624-6374

Permobil

Anterior Tilt (F3/F5 Power Bases)

Anterior Tilt (F3/F5 Power Bases)

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2015:

Anterior tilt as a power seat function has had limited availability in the industry and is not currently coded under the PDAC coding system. Despite these things, anterior tilt can provide exceptional benefits to wheelchair users both functionally and physiologically. For some, just a small change in orientation anteriorly can effectively manage tone and abnormal reflexes, which can often interfere with function. In addition, small amounts of anterior tilt lowers front seat-to-floor height and can be the difference between getting under a table/desk or being limited by the lower extremities. Many power wheelchair users would be able to use anterior tilt to assist with functional reach, making the user independent with performing mobility-related ADLs including self-care, hygiene, cooking, cleaning, laundry and much more! It is amazing how much access is improved with just 20° of anterior tilt! Even further, there are individuals who need to transfer out of their power wheelchair, but just don’t have the strength to do so. The 45° stand-pivot transfer package is ideal to assist with this task — making transfers much easier and allowing them to be performed independently.

  • (800) 736-0925

Sunrise Medical (US) LLC

QM-710

QM-710

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.

  • (800) 333-4000

Permobil

F3 & F5 Power Bases

F3 & F5 Power Bases

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2015:

I have to give it to Permobil for their new F5 and F3 platforms. The new system really is well done. I think the fact that all configurations will eventually be done off of the same platform is pretty impressive. My clients who have seen the bases are impressed by the styling as well. I can’t wait to have them try it out in the clinic.

— Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa (Fla.)

  • (800) 736-0925

Permobil

M300

M300

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2015:

Used consistently while covering the ALS clinic in Atlanta (Emory University).

— Brock Beasley, ATP, CRTS, CDSS, National Seating & Mobility, Atlanta

  • (800) 736-0925

Quantum Rehab

iLevel Seat Elevation

iLevel Seat Elevation

The aptly named iLevel system enables its user to remain an active part of everyday conversations by rising to eye level (up to 10" of elevation) and driving the chair at walking speed (up to 3 mph). iLevel is part of an integrated powered seating system that simultaneously stabilizes the chair through an advanced combination of electronics and suspension. It’s available exclusively on the new Q6 Edge 2.0 power base.

  • (800) 800-8586

PG Drives Technology

R-net CJSM2

R-net CJSM2

Designed to be easy to use, the new CJSM2 features a large (3.5"), high-resolution and modern LCD screen with large, crisp graphics. A built-in light sensor automatically adjusts the screen’s brightness. Easy-to-use paddle switches handle on/off, profile, mode and speed adjustment selections. A loud speaker increases the horn volume, and a metal case protects the module from impacts.


    Adaptive Switch Laboratories

    Micro Extremity Control

    Micro Extremity Control

    This fully proportional joystick has a built-in mode change function and requires just 18 grams of force to deflect. Pushing directly down from neutral will reset the chair to the next mode that is turned on. A new feature: Changing the slide switch on the interface will allow the client to reset the reverse direction. This will benefit those who, due to weakness, don’t have another switch site available or can’t remove their hands from the joystick.

    • (800) 626-8698

    Quantum Rehab

    Q6 Edge HD

    Q6 Edge HD

    Quantum Rehab describes this heavy-duty power chair as “real-world ready” thanks to ultra-high torque 4-pole motors, Mid-Wheel 6 Drive Design ATX Suspension and Group 24 batteries. The Q6 Edge HD accepts a range of rehab seating, including TRU-Balance Power Positioning, and has a weight capacity of 450 lbs.

    • (800) 800-8586

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