Electronics


Active Controls

Drive Control Assessment System

Drive Control Assessment System

With five unique “live” drive control locations and the ability to install and instantly position standard joysticks and alternative drive controls on a power chair, Active Controls’ Drive Control Assessment System can help get the most out of every power chair evaluation. The system includes finger, hand, chin, tongue and head array input devices mounted on multiple, interchangeable, modular platforms so the seating and mobility team can assess the needs of almost any potential user.

  • (800) 324-1527

Active Controls

ErgoReJoy

ErgoReJoy

Active Controls’ ErgoReJoy modular platform provides instant joystick repositioning from right to left armrests, as well as any accessible location for a power chair user. An adjustable wrist support assures neutral positioning of the user’s upper body, shoulders, elbow and wrist. Clinicians can easily assess a client’s posture and functional abilities in any drive location. The ErgoReJoy system also comes with detailed assessment methodology: Compare and document the user’s postural positions and driving success at the standard joystick location and the best “Ergo” location to provide medical justification if repositioning the joystick.

  • (800) 324-1527

Stealth Products, Inc.

i-Drive Control System

Designed around a proprietary Central Processing Unit and Advanced Programming Software, i-Drive’s combination of hardware and software brings state-of-the-art technology to the alternative drive control segment. Real-time feedback provides smoother control and improved driving efficiency to build confidence, even in new drivers or those with limited functional ability. Interaction between driver and system occurs in real time thanks to the i-Drive CPU, which works at a frequency of 150 kHz. Add Stealth’s positioning components to build the optimal seating and driving system for each pediatric client.

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2018:

I like the new Stealth i-Drive specialty control module. It is basically a newer type of electronic interface device that allows you to set up, connect and program specialty drive and switch controls on complex, high-end power wheelchairs for people that lack the ability to drive with a traditional hand control joystick set-up.

With this new technology, the users can access input devices that will allow them to drive and use power seating functions through alternative switch access. We have been using a lot of knee abductor-mounted switches for our ALS [clients] and have had some successful outcomes.

— Frank Lane, ATP, CRTS, National Seating & Mobility

  • (800) 965-9229

Permobil

Virtual Seating Coach

Virtual Seating Coach

The effectiveness of powered seat functions depends on the power chair client using them correctly and consistently. Permobil, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh, has launched the Virtual Seating Coach (VSC), designed to allow clinicians to program their seating recommendations, such as how often and far back to tilt and recline. VSC alerts clients when it’s time to reposition, tracks their compliance, and could help establish evidence for medical justification of power seat functions.

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2017:

We know that keeping people focused on using their tilt and recline, tracking that data and reporting back to our therapists will change the face of rehab and how we do, what we do. More importantly, it will keep patients out of the hospital because they will be using the equipment properly. This tool is a vital game changer in the rehab industry. Outcomes are everything. Virtual Seating Coach is one of the best new products offered.

— Joe McKnight, ATP/SMS, CRTS, Numotion

  • (800) 736-0925

Sunrise Medical

Switch-It MicroGuide Joystick

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

  • (800) 333-4000

Curtiss-Wright

CJSM2-BT Joystick Module

CJSM2-BT Joystick Module

The CJSM2-BT joystick module from PG Drives is a Bluetooth- and infrared-enabled version of the popular CJSM2 model. Integrated Bluetooth technology enables wheelchair users to control personal computers, Android tablets, iPhones, iPads and other smart devices, right from the joystick module. Infrared communication is widely used to remotely control household appliances and some home-automation equipment to give users more environmental independence.

  • 44-1425-271444

Sunrise Medical

Quickie QM-7 Enhancements

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.

  • (800) 333-4000

Sunrise Medical

Switch-It Dual Pro

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.

  • (800) 333-4000

Invacare

ASL 104 Atom Electronic Head Array

ASL 104 Atom Electronic Head Array

Designed to accommodate individuals who have cerebral palsy or any power wheelchair user who experiences motor control or coordination difficulty, the Adaptive Switch Laboratories (ASL) 104 ATOM Electronic Head Array can connect up to three different accessories, such as a smartphone or a mouse emulator. The ASL 104 also offers wireless output independent of power wheelchair electronics.

  • (800) 333-6900

Stealth Products, Inc.

i-Drive 4.0

i-Drive 4.0

Stealth’s new i-Drive 4.0 boasts significant new abilities over previous models, so simply calling it a head array shortchanges its functionality. The new i-Drive is Bluetooth compatible, so ATPs can use an Apple or Android app to do the programming. A remote stop app stops signal output of the device, so the power chair remains in the same functional place and simply continues where it left off once the remote stop order is lifted. Users can pull up to a computer and control it using i-Drive’s head pads and Bluetooth system. Stealth plans to launch future training games that can assess a user’s readiness for and skill with the head array.

  • (800) 965-9229

Curtiss-Wright

CJSM2-BT Joystick Module

CJSM2-BT Joystick Module

The CJSM2-BT joystick module from PG Drives is a Bluetooth- and infrared-enabled version of the popular CJSM2 model. Integrated Bluetooth technology enables wheelchair users to control personal computers, Android tablets, iPhones, iPads and other smart devices, right from the joystick module. Infrared communication is widely used to remotely control household appliances and some home-automation equipment to give users more environmental independence.

  • 44-1425-271444

Quantum Rehab

Advanced Drive Control System

Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Control System

The new Advanced Drive Control System creates an adaptable, expandable, intuitive control system to serve even the most complex needs. From hand control driving to the highest-end specialty controls, an exclusive range of programming parameters and protocols, such as Clinic Mode, allow rapid setup and precision control. Q-Logic 3 features Bluetooth access to devices and wireless programming from tablets.

  • (800) 800-8586

Adaptive Switch Laboratories

ATOM Electronic Head Array

ASL 104 ATOM Electronic Head Array

This system has combined electronics within the head array for ease of access. With the touch of a switch, the ATOM Electronic Head Array — in conjunction with ASL 557-2 ATOM Wireless Dual Switch Receiver, ASL 557-3 ATOM Wireless Triple Switch Receiver, and ASL 558 ATOM Wireless Mouse Emulator — can be used as a wireless switch interface for computer access, communication devices or I devices. Switch settings and adjustments give the ATOM 104 head array a simple functionality. Directional indicator helps the clinician or ATP to see when a client accesses a switch.

  • (800) 626-8698

Stealth Products, Inc.

I-Drive Control Harness

I-Drive Control Harness

An orbital compression mount, Stealth’s highly adjustable Link-style hardware, plus the addition of a track system create unmatched, targeted positioning. A quick-release, swing-away padded collar allows removal of the device from the right or left side. The removable collar design also allows height adjustability on the collar frame independent of the adjustable Link hardware. Add the integrated padded and adjustable I-Fit body securement belt, and be confident of consistent positioning. An array of switch mounting options provides great access for lip, cheek or chin driving.

  • (800) 965-9229

Adaptive Switch Laboratories

558 ATOM Wireless Mouse Emulator

558 ATOM Wireless Mouse Emulator

This wireless mouse emulator, created to pair with the ASL 104 ATOM Electronic Head Array, plugs directly into the USB port on a communication device or computer. Full mouse emulation can be achieved with just three switch inputs: Right moves the mouse cursor right/left on the screen. Forward moves the mouse up/down. Left controls left click, double click and drag. The wireless connection works directly with the 104 ATOM Electronic Head Array when it’s in the user switch mode.

  • (800) 626-8698

Switch-It

Dual Pro

Dual Pro Head Array

Described as a proportional head array, the Dual Pro’s sensitivity and the force required to activate its functions can be customized according to the power chair user’s abilities. Left and right pads can be individually adjusted to enable smooth driving, even if the user has varying levels of head control on the left and right sides. The Dual Pro can be programmed conveniently from the back pad of the head array, making infield adjustments quick and easy, and enabling the client to stay in the chair during the process.

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2016:

Finally, a proportional head array with the ability to program different forces for each pad. It’s possible to use the back pad as a headrest, without having to power off the device… outstanding flexibility and application options.

— Ian Kingscote, ATP, Numotion

  • (800) 376-9888

Ki Mobility

Focus CR Power Tilt

Focus CR Power Tilt

Not all clients can efficiently operate a traditional power chair — but what if they can still independently control their positioning? The Focus CR Power Tilt system features a minimalistic integrated power tilt system to put users in control of tilting via a quiet, smoothly operating tilt mechanism. Best of all, the Focus CR retains its full range of tilt, even with the power tilt system. Seat widths and depths from 14" to 22", seat heights from 13" to 20.5", and weight capacities up to 300 lbs. WC19 transit approved.

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2016:

So many other power tilt systems reduce the range of tilt when they’re added to manual wheelchairs. The Focus CR’s power tilt system preserves the entire range of tilt for maximum clinical efficacy.

  • (800) 981-1540

Switch-It

Touch Drive 2

Touch Drive 2

This “next generation” of Touch Drive is fully proportional and uses cell-phone touchscreen technology. Touch Drive 2 responds to the client’s touch rather than pressure — making the drive accessible even to users with significant weakness. The Touch Drive’s neutral settings can be set at “absolute” (touch) or “relative” (drag). A larger pad size is available for clients with gross movements.

An ATP & Clinician Best Pick of 2016:

Great representation from customer service, products work, and they are flexible with improvements and customizations.

— Jeff Cupps, ATP, Numotion

  • (800) 376-9888

Adaptive Switch Laboratories

4-Switch Array

4-Switch Array

Four proximity sensors enable the driver to operate a power wheelchair by covering the corresponding forward, reverse, left or right sensor. This Atom proximity array can be used as a wireless switch interface for computer access or communication devices. The system is usually mounted in the ASL 601 Full Lap Tray Driving Platform or in an ASL 619 Eclipse Tray, though it can be used with no tray. Sensors can be positioned anywhere inside the tray.

  • (800) 626-8698

Stealth Products, Inc.

I-Drive 4.0

I-Drive 4.0

I-Drive’s newest hardware and software release includes built-in Bluetooth for seamless programming and future connectivity. Smart ports recognize when something is plugged in, which enables easy troubleshooting. A real-time user interface facilitates improved driving efficiency and a more effective learning curve thanks to smooth, intuitive controls. I-Drive’s latest release is designed to offer endless possibilities in configuration.

  • (800) 965-9229

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