Powered Wheelchair Accessories

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RMB EV Multi-Point electric scooter

Designed for those who are not confined to a wheel chair.  Flat floor deck makes for easy mounting and higher seat allows for eye to eye contact with other people. Up to 30 mile range and fits through standard size door ways. Foldable handle bars and quick swap removable battery pack allows for easy transporting.The Multi-Point has reverse, horn, emergency brake, and the super popular USB ports to allow charging of cell phones and tablets while on the go.

Ableware 700010000 Morph Wheels-Folding Wheels for Wheelchairs

Morph Wheels-Folding for Wheelchairs are designed to be foldable wheelchairs. Is intended facilitate transportation when traveling. It  comes complete with rim, push rim and solid tire, and are designed to fit any chair with a standard quick release axle. Attaching Morph™ Wheels or removing them from the wheelchair is exactly the same process as with any other wheels that use quick release axles. The axle acts as a fail-safe mechanism ensuring that as long as it is through the hub of the wheel t

Amyseat Modular Power Seating System

The AmySEAT Modular Power Seating System is a powered reclining and/or tilt-in-space seating system designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The seating system comes with either Power Tilt, Power Recline, or both. Power Recline comes with mechanical ISR (Integrated Shear Reduction). CONTROLS: Single actuator seat controller with dual toggle switch. SEAT (LxW): 14 to 24 x 14 to 24 inches in 1-inch increments. All systems include adjustab

Armrest Mounting Bracket (Model 3395)

Used in ocnjunction with a standard hand-control clamp for mounting a Model 3185 joystick for hand operation. Consists of a 1/2 inch diamter stainless steel mounting rod fitted to a 3/4 inch diamter mounting shaft to permit a wide range of joystick positioning.

Arrow Microcomputer Control (Mcc) Mk Ii

The Arrow Microcomputer Control (MCC) MK II is a motor and accessory control system designed for Invacare Arrow and Arrow XT series wheelchairs. The standard system includes a joystick with indoor/outdoor, high/low, on/off, and horn toggle switches; and battery level display, mode and level indicators. Other features include a standby mode; emergency stop switch input; and proportional head control compatibility. Adjustable performance features include indoor/outdoor performance, maximum speeds,

Asl Adjustable Proximity Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl208_M)

The ASL Adjustable Proximity Sensor with mono port, model ASL208_M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This "no touch" proximity switch has an adjustable "void space" range, which allows the switch to function when mounted under a surface up to a half-inch thick, thus allowing the proximity field to begin above the voided area (for example, the surface of a tray). This switch works with

Asl Fiber Optic Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl202-M)

The ASL Fiber Optic Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL202_M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with mobility, communication, or severe physical disabilities. This single function switch has an adjustable activation range from touch to 2.5 inches, with a round target area. This fiber optic switch can be programmed for either normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) operation. In the NO mode, switch activation occurs when an object is detected in the adjusted range. In the NC mode

Asl Laptop Power Converter (Asl509)

The ASL Laptop Power Converter, model ASL509, is a wheelchair battery adaptor designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This adaptor enables the user to run a laptop computer using a powered wheelchair battery. The power source converter connects to the powerchair batteries and converts 24 volts to the voltage required to power a laptop computer. To operate, this converter requires the computer's automotive power adaptor and a model ASL804 power source adaptor.

Asl Proximity Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl204-M)

The ASL Proximity Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL204-M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This "no touch" switch can be used with ASL proportional driver controls with power wheelchairs or for non driving purposes such as computer control. This single function switch has an activation range of touch to half inch. Activation occurs when it senses a hand or another part of the body in the activation area. This switch is intended to be used throu

Attendant Wheelchair Control (Model 3320)

Used to expand the capability of a Multimode Interface by providing remote, attendant operation of the wheelchair. Uses a proportional joystick for precise control of wheelchair speed and direction. a toggle switch (with indicator light) is provided to ruen the attendant wheelchair control on and off. When the control is turned on, the Multimode Interface is automatically reset to standby status to prevent the wheelchair user from attempting to operate the wheelchair during attendant oepration.

Backpack Retriever

The Backpack Retriever is a wheelchair back pouch access aid designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This device brings a backpack from behind the chair to within reach of the user with a click of a button. Without increasing the overall dimensions of the wheelchair, the unit is aesthetically designed to fit most power wheelchairs and does not interfere with accessibility through doorways. The patented linkage mechanism enables the device to be used in close or confined areas such a

Bib Kit (Model 3390)

Used for mounting a Model 3185 joystick for chin operation. The bib uses velcro straps to secure the bib around the neck and rib cage, and incorporates adjustable mounting harware to permit a wide range of joystick positioning.

Boss Hd Equalizer Bariatric Tilt System

The BOSS HD Equalizer Tilt System is a powered tilt-in-space system designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological or severe physical disabilities. This tilt-in-space system is designed to be mounted on a heavy-duty power wheelchair base (not included) such as the PaceSaver BOSS 6 powered wheelchair (see separate entry). CONTROLS: Integrated programmable Shark joystick controller. A swing-away controller mount and attendant control are optional. SEAT (DxW): (18 to 26) x (22 to 30) i

Bracket To Hold Power Packs For Wheelchairs

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a controller for a power assist for a manual wheelchair to be attached to wheelchair push handles. The power assist units are suspended under the wheelchair seat and the controllers are attached to the wheelchair push handles with the included full-circle Bakelite clamp for access by caregivers.When the clamp did not fit over the rubber handgrips, a split metal clamp was designed. The top lock was macined of aluminum and threaded for bolts. The bottom was ma

Breath Actuator (Model 3365)

A 4-direction, multiple switch actuator used to convert varying amounts of breath suction and pressure (sip and puff) into the directional commands required by the Multimode Interface for mode selction and oepration. The Model 2422 Breath Tube Kit is used to provide a means of sending these sips and puffs to the Breath Actuator.

Breath Tube Kit (Model 2422-2)

Used for supplying sip and puff directional commands to the breath actuator. The Breath Tube Kit includes a wingaway strap clamp mount for attachment to a standard 7/8 inch diameter wheelchair/power recliner back bar. The mount permits the breath tube to be pivoted away from the user by an attendant and returned to its original position without the need to readjust the flexible breath tube.

Buzzy

The Buzzy is an add-on power unit designed for use with a manual wheelchair. This motorized tow device provides powered mobility for shopping and recreation without requiring the user to transfer. The user wheels up to the unit, grabs the handlebar, and pushes the thumb throttle. The unit has variable speeds. The Shopping model, which is intended for use in supermarkets and other stores, has a lower top speed than the Recreation model. An on-board microprocessor allows the user to reset the top

Curtis Pmc Speed Controller (Model 1203A)

The Curtis PMC Speed Controller, model 1203A, is an electronic acceleration and speed limiter designed for heavy duty permanent magnet motor applications for wheelchair users. It offers infinite y adjustable drive and brake control; automatic dual ramp reversing; adjustable reversing speeds; regenerative braking; a high frequency (silent) operation with low end torque, and thermal protection in case of overheating. This speed controller is compatible with most motor units, and the main power con

DIY Button Actuation for Wheelchair User

Button Actuation for Wheelchair User is designed for use by individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility. The purpose of this project is to support individuals who have limited mobility in one or both arms. The author specifically targeted the problem of pushing crosswalk buttons on the front or right side by a person without mobility in the right arm who uses a powered wheelchair and requires significant maneuvering to actuate buttons. The ultimate aim of this project is to increase our clien

Dual Tilt In Space With Shear-Controlling Power Recline Systems

Dual Tilt in SpaceShear-Controlling Power Recline Systems are powered reclining systems designed for use with power-base style powered wheelchairs. This system fits Invacare, Quickie, Jazzy, Everest & Jennings power bases and offers a full 90 degrees of tilt and 57 degrees of tilt or any combination in between. This system slides the seat backward as the seat back reclines, taking pressure off sensitive areas and controlling shearing in the lumbar, sacral, and ischial regions. Standard featu

E-Motion

E-Motion is a power assist for wheelchairs designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This unit can be retrofitted to most manual wheelchairs simply by replacing the existing rear push wheels with the e-motion wheels and installing a universal bracket on the wheelchair frame. The quiet brushless, gearless electric motors are located in the wheel hubs. The unit offers three different levels of power that can be selected at the touch of a button. Stage 1 offers a 30 percent power

Electric Wheelchair Power Socket

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with communication disabilities who uses a powered wheelchair to power a laptop computer with augmentative communication software using the wheelchair battery. Speech software was needed during school hours; however, the computer battery did not have sufficient capacity to meet the demand. To be heard in class, powered speakers were also needed, which further diminished operating time. A portable solution was necessary to enable the speec

Equalizer Tilt System

The Equalizer Tilt System is a powered tilt-in-space seating system designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This tilt-in-space system is designed to be mounted on a power base (not included) such as the Leisure-Lift, Inc. PaceSaver M1 powered wheelchair (see entry). CONTROLS: Integrated programmable Shark joystick controller. A swing-away controller mount and attendant control are optional. SEAT (DxW): 14 to 22 x 16 to 22; both dimensions are adjustabl

Firm Grip Joystick Holder

The Firm Grip Joystick Holder was designed to allow easy use of the joystick for persons with limited or no use of one hand. Two straps hold the joystick in place, while four suction cups on the bottom of the device secure it to a flat surface in front of the computer. An optional plexiglass undersheet ($20.00) provides a workspace and assures a good hold for the suction cups. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: Less than 1 pound.

Gyroset

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a wireless headset wheelchair control system for individuals with severe disabilities and/or quadriplegia. Individuals who are paralyzed from the neck down have a limited number of options to control their wheelchairs (i.e., joysticks, sip and puff tubes). Márton Juhász and Now Technologies, a Hungarian firm, have developed the GyroSet, an Android tablet-powered system that allows a person to use head movements to guide a powered wheelchair

Independent Wheelchair Assistant (IWA)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an electric power assist unit for a manual wheelchair for individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury so they can independently access their local communities safely and easily. The Independent Wheelchair Assistant (IWA) design utilizes the user’s own wheelchair, acting as a true assistant and eliminating the need to constantly transfer between other devices like scooters or power chairs. The user atta

Intelligent Wheelchair

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: A prototype based on Toyota’s advance collision detection technology for cars has been developed by researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology for wheelchair users. The “Intelligent Wheelchair” has a set of cameras pointed in all directions mounted above the head of the rider to provide a complete 360-degree field of view. If the cameras detect potential hazards nearby, the wheelchair will slow down or come to a compl

Joybar

The JoyBar is a powered wheelchair controller designed to enable powered wheelchairs to be controlled using T-bar scooter-style operation. The ReBar utilizes a Center Drive System that consists of mounting hardware and a socket that can be mounted in three positions: in front of the seat on the center line; on the side beneath either armrest; or in the back of the wheelchair. When mounted on the side, the mast with the controller can be placed there to facilitate transfers or better access to de

Joystick (& Mouse) Trainer

The Joystick (& Mouse) Trainer is a wheelchair control switch assessment program designed to enable users to learn the skills necessary to operate a powered wheelchair without the risks associated with operating the chair itself. This program begins at a very early motor and cognitive level with simple exploratory activities for gross movement and cognitive awareness, moves through initial proportional path-oriented tasks, and graduates to maze games for fine control. As the user's skill le

Joystick (Model 3185)

A proportional type joystick used for mdoe selection and operation of a Dufco Multimode Interface. During wheelchair operation, this joystick provides precise control of both speed and direction. May be configured with a chin-cup for chin oeration, or a knob for hand operation.

Joystick (Model 3345)

An 8-direction, heavy duty, multiple switch actuator used for mode selection and operation of a Multimode Interface. Requires moderate operating pressure and is intended for hand operation by those with average strength.

Joystick (Model 3361)

An 8-direction, short throw, multiple switch actuator used for mode selection and oepration of a Multimode Interface. Requires moderate operating pressure and is intended for those with average strength. May be reconfigured with either a knob or chin-cup.

Katalavox

Katalavox is a voice input powered wheelchair controller that enables the user to control the movements of the chair by voice commands. Combinations of voice commands allow the wheelchair to take up to 84 driving positions including 4 forward speeds, 2 backward speeds, and 4 angles to the right or left. Commands can be given in any language.

Labac Mounting Kit (Model 3515)

Used for mounting a head operated actuator to the back of a Labac recliner. The mounting kit consists of a mounting bar with a stop clamp, a C-mounting rod, and a rod clamp to join the mounting rod to the mounting bar. Permits the actuator to be removed from the recliner, and returned to its original position without the need to readjust the mounting.

Lautzenhiser Drive Control

The Lautzenhiser Drive Control is a powered wheelchair controller designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe phyical disabilities. This fully-proportional alternative input device for powered wheelchairs features a miniature tilt-sensor that can be worn on the head, hand, finger, or foot providing precise command wheelchair and seat functions. Features include null-width (neutral zone) adjustment, adjustable on-delay timer (controls the time until the sensor is activated a

Low Shear Power Recliner

Low shear power recliner for Invacare Arrow recliner frame or sectional frame, or Everest and Jennings recliner frame -47 or -49 and standard Marathon sectional back wheelchairs. High quad seating system replaces standard seat assembly. Comes assembled, includes reclining frame, rigid back, rigid seat, standard headrest, quick release reclining arm hardware, arm and leg troughs, underseat or back module mount, and a toggle switch to control the system. Back height of 16 inches to 25 inches in on

Midline Control Bracket

Swingaway mounting bracket for power wheelchair control box. Uses existing control box clamp for mounting to armrest. Aluminum. Round or flat bar stock.

Mind-Controled Wheelchair

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a mind-controlled wheelchair using brain computer interface technologies for individuals with mobility and severe disabilities. Researchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a mind-controlled wheelchair which uses an artificial intelligence system called “shared control” making the brain-machine interface more usable. An individual uses his/her thoughts to create specific brain patterns that are re

Mobili-T Rover Off Road Wheelchair Kit

The Mobili-T Rover Off Road Wheelchair Kit is an all terrain platform for powered wheelchairs designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Designed to allow the user to access parks, beaches, woods, golf courses, construction sites, farms, and nature trails, this device consists of a large metal platform equipped with over-sized all-terrain tires. The platform is mounted by driving the powered wheelchair up a ramp and then powered by the wh

Modifications To Protect A Wheelchair

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaptation to protect various parts of an electronic wheelchair for a child with right hemiplegia, vision impairment, and developmental delay. There were a number of fittings on the chair that needed attention and had been damaged by the child. The first issue was the control panel for the joystick, which had a thin film cover over the membrane touch buttons that set the direction and mode. The buttons didn’t work unless they were

Motorized Wheelchair Trainer (Model 1520)

Motorized wheelchair trainer is a wheelchair control switch assessment designed to provide assessment of user's perceptual skills prior to purchase of a powered wheelchair. The device contains four directional arrows which light up and sound a beeper in response to the direction of the joystick. In use, the teacher or therapist stands behind the client who is seated in a conventional wheelchair. By watching the indicator arrows on the device, the teacher can push the wheelchair in the direction

Multimode Interface (Model 3420)

Permits the use of proportional or switch actuators to operate an Everest & Jennings power wheelchair plus additional devices such as a power recliner, environmental control system, computer and/or communicator. Two wheelchair operating modes include adjustments for speed, acceleration and deceleration. Additional adjustments vary proportional joystick throw (sensitivity), set the veer rate (steering amount) when using a switch actuator, and select momentary and/or latching (continuous) whee

Multimode Interface (Model 3470)

Permits the use of proportional or switch actuators to operate a Quickie power wheelchair plus additional devices such as a power recliner, environmental control system, computer and/or communicator. Two wheelchair operating modes include adjustments for speed, accleration and deceleration. Additional adjustments vary proportional joystick throw (sensitivity), set the veer rate (steering amount) when using a switch actuator, and select momentary and/or latching ( continuous) wheelchair drive. Tw

Multimode Scanner (Model 3370) & Scanner Display (Model 2995)

The Scanner, in conjunction with a single switch actuator, is used for mode selection and operation of a Multimode Interface. The Scanner converts single switch actuator commands into the four directional commands (forward/reverse/left/right) required for system operation.

New And Rebuilt Electric Motors

Electric motors, new and rebuilt, for Everest and Jennings and Invacare wheelchairs and three wheel scooters. New motors are manufacturers' original equipment with a one year factory warranty. We offer a 90 day warranty on rebuilt motors. Quantity discounts are available. Orders and repairs are handled at the factory and delivered by UPS. New motors available for E & J 3P,3W Marathon, 3V, Sprint, and 33B only. Motors rebuilt for the following: Invacare, Amigo, Pace Saver, A-Bec, Lark, Dart,

Nomad Powered Wheelchair

Nomad Powered Wheelchair is designed for use by hunters, outdoorsmen, farmers, landscape designers, those who enjoy the outdoors activities, and others with mobility impairment, multiple sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy, neuropathy, paraplegia, quadriplegia, spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Non-Powered Wheels To Powered

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an attachable device which converts a non-motorized wheelchair into a motorized wheelchair similar to wheelchair design used by the pop-culture comic book icon of Professor Xavier form the X-Men franchise. Created by Ju Hyun Lee from Yanko Design the device attaches to any standard wheelchair providing instant motorized power. This device has potential uses for hospitals, nursing homes, physical therapy centers, and for the average wheel

Optima 2G

Optima 2G is a powered seating system designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities. Tilt-in-space and reclining systems are available and can be mounted on a power base (not included) from Invacare, Pride Mobility, Sunrise Medical, Leisure Lift, TracAbout, Wheelchairs of Kansas, or others. CONTROLS: Attendant controls are standard, with independent toggle switch and joystick interface controls for power base and seating system functions. Alternative input dev

Optimax

OptimaX is a bariatric seating system designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This system can be expanded in three dimensions and is available in tilt-only, recline-only, and tilt/recline configurations. FRAME (HxLxW): Back height plus 12 x seat length plus 20 x seat width plus 6 inches (tilt-only) or seat width plus 8 inches (recline only and tilt/recline). The frame has powder-coated black wrinkle finish. CONTROLS: Single post 4-position toggle switch

Power Base Recliner Seating System

Power recliner designed for Everest and Jennings Lancer, Fortress 655 FS, Invacare XT powered wheelchairs, Quickie P-300, and Permobile Max90 & Super 90. Assembled; systems include reclining frame, rigid seat, rigid or sliding back, complete armrest and legrest assemblies, arm and leg troughs, standard headrest, toggle switch to control recline, and mounting interface to wheelchair. Rigid back 16 inches to 25 inches, sliding back 19 inches to 25 inches in one inch increments. Underseat 24 Vo

Power Buddy

The Power Buddy is a USB charger for powered wheelchairs and wheelchair light designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility or severe physical disabilities. The unit plugs into the charger port of the wheelchair controller and enables the user to charge cell phones, MP3 players, tablet computers, and other USB devices while in the wheelchair. A universal USB adapter is included. The unit is equipped with a flexible gooseneck to enable positioning to meet the user's needs. The un

Power Chair Joystick Cover (Model V2200)

The Power Chair Joystick Cover, model V2200, is a powered wheelchair control cover designed for use by individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of urethane covered water-resistant nylon with a transparent plastic panel over the joystick, this cover fits around the controller to protect it from dirt and moisture while still allowing use. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 14 x 5 x 4 inches.

Power Recliner Interface (Model 3350)

Used in conjuction with a Multimode Interface to permit operation of a power recliner by the same actuator used to operator the wheelchair. Multiple Power Recliner Interfaces may be used to independently operate multiple recliner functions. A toggle switch is provided to select either latching (continous) or momentary recliner operation, and separate up and down speed adjustments are provided to adjust the rate of recliner movement.

Powertech Vent Power Center

The PowerTech Vent Power Center is a portable ventilator power adapter for powered wheelchair designed for use by wheelchair users with respiratory disabilities. This power converter allows a portable ventilator to be powered by a wheelchair's batteries, eliminating the need for separate ventilator batteries. It connects to all electric power wheelchairs, and provides clean, stable, and regulated DC power to the ventilator. The PowerTech Vent receives DC power from the wheelchair battery at 24 v

Proportional Head Control

The Proportional Head Control is a powered wheelchair controller designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This headrest-based joystick enables the user to control a power wheelchair by rotating his or her head on a headrest pad. This controller is available for P&G electronic controls.

Proportional Head Control (Model 3500)

A proportional actuator consisting of a movable padded headrest and a control switch. Movement of the headrest is converted to directional commands required by the Multimode Interface for mode selection and oepration. During wheelchair operation, the proportional head control allows precise control of both speed and direction.

Protective Cover For Wheelchair Controls

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To protect powered wheelchair controls from rain. See-through plastic covers were sewn with a slit in the top for access to the joystick. The covers function like bottomless boxes and fit snugly over the controls and the joystick anchors them in place. The covers were bound with bias tape in a color of the child's choice and decorated with glitter. The covers can be put on and removed as needed. TITLE: Under Cover. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol 22 no 1, Autumn 2002:

Quad-Link Retractable Mount.

The Tarsys Quad-Link Retractable Mount is a joystick holder designed to provide wheelchair users with broader access to tables and desks. This link system allows the user to independently retract and move the joystick nine inches back from its normal driving system. It is also designed to maintain correct joystick orientation to allow the user to maneuver the wheelchair with the joystick in a fully retracted position. The link system is adjustable in order to accomodate the strength and ability

Recharge

The ReCharge is an alternative power connection for powered wheelchairs designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use a powered wheelchair. It is intended to help a wheelchair user to more easily connect the powered wheelchairto a battery charger. This product features a long mast topped with a large circular handle that drops into a socket mounted on the wheelchair. The unit can be used with sockets mounted for the ReJoy or JoyBa

Rejoy

The ReJoy is a powered wheelchair controller designed to enable powered wheelchairs to be controlled with a joystick positioned in the front of the seat at the midline rather than on the right or left armrest. The ReJoy utilizes a Center Drive System that consists of mounting hardware and a socket that can be mounted in three positions: in front of the seat on the center line; on the side beneath either armrest; or in the back of the wheelchair. When mounted on the side, the mast with the contro

Retractable Headrest System (Models 06-1 & 06-1S)

Retractable headrest system for high quad power recliners. Headrest moves to natural position for support and retracts compactly behind back when not in use. Replaces spreader bar for back stability. Has infinite height adjustment on back. Power recliner and head rest can be activated with common switch with available interface. 24 volt DC gear motor with overload protection. Available for all makes and models of reclining wheelchairs. Model 06-1 is for standard back; Model 06-1S is for sliding

Retracting Joy Stick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Retractable joy stick control box for a powered wheelchair to allow the chair to be positioned near a table. Briefly describes a springloaded automatic joy stick box retractor which permits the box to recede as it makes contact with the table and return to its normal position when the wheelchair is backed away. Principal investigator: Theresa Ackerman, Georgia Tech University. SKILLS REQUIRED: Mechanical Engineering. TITLE: Retracting Joy Stick JOURNAL

RoboDesk

RoboDesk is designed for use by individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility to provide an efficient and easy-to-use method to access an iPad or other mobile device without being limited by environmental obstacles such as tables. 

Rotational Seating System

Seating system rotates in space to 45 degrees, maintaining seated position. For Everest & Jennings and Invacare sectional back, recliner, and powerbase (Lancer, XT). Rotating frame, rigid seat, rigid back, standard headrest, complete armrest and legrest assemblies, arm and leg troughs, underseat module mount standard. Toggle switch control. Legs elevate manually. Back heights up to 25 inches in one inch increments. Underseat 24 volt DC actuator, and bearings on all moving parts. Options: sem

Rough Terrain Guidance System For Powered Wheelchairs

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted wheelchair terrain sensing control system for individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs. This adaptation was inspired by the needs of disabled veteran's for independence and mobility. By using terrain sensing control systems designed for the guidance of autonomous vehicles on the battlefield, researchers at Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of E

Scooter Control Cover

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with mobility disabilities to use a scooter outdoors in inclement weather. Made of Lexan, the cover is shaped to fit over the scooter controls without getting in the way. Initially, the cover was attached with Velcro strips glued to the back of the handlebar mount and the cover itself. However, the Velcro did not hold the cover in place when the user reached under to insert the key. The Velcro was replaced with cable ties laced through small ho

Shear-Controlling Power Recline Systems

Shear-Controlling Power Recline Systems are powered reclining systems designed for use with power-base style powered wheelchairs. This system fits Invacare, Quickie, Jazzy, Everest & Jennings power bases and offers a full 90 degrees of tilt. This system slides the seat backward as the seat back reclines, taking pressure off sensitive areas and controlling shearing in the lumbar, sacral, and ischial regions. Standard features include a solid contoured back with high-density foam and a Cordura

Smart Chair

KD Smart Chair is an electric wheelchair designed for use by individuals with limited lower extremity mobility associated with cerebral palsy, stroke or a spinal cord injury. It uses a lithium ion battery and can travel up to 15 miles.  There is a removable seat and seat cover.  The joystick can be mounted on left or right side armrest.

Swingaway Joystick Bracket

The Swing-Away Joystick Bracket is a joystick holder designed for midline and other special positioning needs. The bracket swings out of the way when transferring or pulling up to a table or desk. Five styles are available. The pull-pin release styles use the Miller's Swing Away Mounting Block (see separate entry). The push button styles operate with just a light to medium touch when strength or hand function is limited.

Swingaway Mounting Kit (Model 3150-1)

Mounting system for the 3185 joystick for chin oepration. Includes a 12 by 18 inch right angle mounting rod, custom sizes or bends can be provided. A 1/2 inch stainless steel mounting rod fits into a 3/4 inch vertical shaft and a swingaway strap clamp for attachemnt to a standard 7/8 inch diameter wheelchair/power recliner back bar. Permits the joystick to be moved away from the user by an attendant and returned to its original position without the need to readjust the mounting apparatus.

Swingaway Mounting Kit (Model 3205-2)

Unsed for mid-line mounting of a hand oeprated joystick. this mounting kit may also be used for mid-line mounting of other devices if the device accepts a 1/4-20 threaded bolt for attachment. Consists of a 1/2 inch diameter stainless steel mounting rod fitted to a 3/4 inch vertical shaft and a swingaway strap clamp for attachment to a standard 7/8 inch diamter armrest frame. A rod clamp is also included for mounting those joysticks which are not furnished with a rod clamp. permits the joystick t

Swingaway Mounting Kit (Model 3514)

Used for mounting a head operated actuator to the wheelchair back bar or push handle. The mounting kit consists of two right angle mounting rods joined by a double rod clamp and fitted to a pivot shaft, and a strap clamp for attachment to 7/8 inch diameter wheelchair tubing. Permits the actuator to be moved away from the user by an attendant and returned to its original position without the need to readjust the mounting.

Switch Head Control (Model 3519)

A head operated switch actuator incorporating three Model 3265 Disc Switches. The Disc Switches are attached to adjustable monting hardware for positioning the switches consistent with the user's abilities. Normally used in conjunction with the Model 3450 Triswitch Input Controller, and mounted with the Model 3514 Swingaway Mounting Kit.

Switch It Remote Commander

The Switch It Remote Commander is an attendant controller designed for use by caregivers of wheelchair users. This remote device allows someone not sitting in the wheelchair to control the drive functions of the chair.

Switch It Remote Stop Switch

The Switch It Remote Stop Switch is a powered wheelchair controller designed for use by wheelchair users and their caregivers. The remote stop switch enables the user to stop the chair by pressing a button. This radio frequency based unit is designed to work within a single room for a distance of up to 30 feet. OPTIONS: Key chain remotes are available.

Switch Options/ecu Module For Arrow Mcc (Model 1551M)

Optional module installed into Arrow MCC wheelchair controller. Provides for switch, sip'n'puff, rim head control of wheelchair. Attendant control input. Two connectors, each with 4 ECU output switch closures, to operate recliner or other devices. Module provides method of controlling accessories by only adding one switch to basic joystick; also allows other control techniques. May set 1, 3, or 5 forward speeds; selectable cruise mode allows control to be released while chair continues forward;

Switch Output Cable (Model 3329)

Used to expand the capability of a Multimode Interface by providing four isloated and independent switch closure outputs controlled by the Multimode's auxiliary operating mode. These outputs (minature phone plugs) may be used to operate various devices if the device is designed for oeration by one to four indpendent switches.

Switch Output Controller (Model 3340)

Used to expand the capbility of a Multimode Interface by providing four isolated and independent switch closure outputs controlled by the Multimode's auxillary operating mode. These outputs (miniature phone jacks) may be used to operate various devices if the device is designed for oepration by one to four independent switches. Includes additional circuitry to inhibit the Multimode's automatic reset function to allow uninterrupted operation.

Switched Head Arrays

The Switched Head Arrays are powered wheelchair controllers designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These arrays are an arrangement of electronic sensors in a head rest designed to enable control of the functions of a power wheelchair via head movement. These systems utilize an adjustable and growable three-pad headrest with one Zero-Touch Sensor (ZTS) in each pad. As standard, the right pad turns right, left turns left and center activates forwar

Tash Sip 'n' Puff Adaptor (Model 32676), 1555 Adaptor (Model 32677), Joystick Adaptor (Model 32678), Mk2 Adaptor (Model 32679), & Adaptor Clamp Bushing (Model 32687)

Adaptor Clamps are switch mounting hardware designed to secure controls to wheelchairs. All models are made of steel and coated with black baked epoxy. The TASH/Sip-N-Puff Adaptor, Model 32676, is designed to hold the TASH joystick and other controls. The unit is equipped with a metal loop which allows the electrical cord to be slipped through without removing the end plug. Model 32677, the 1555 Adaptor, is a clamp designed to hold the Invacare 1555 remote joystick by utilizing existing joystick

Thought Controlled Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic Arm

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Scientists at the University of South Florida have created a prototype of a wheelchair-mounted robotic arm controlled by thought to be used by individuals with ALS or full body paralysis. This device will allow those with severely limited mobility to perform simple daily activities for him- herself. EEG scans have allowed patients with ALS to communicate through monitored electronic brain impulses (P300 brain waves). Using these EEG-related technologies with the

Tilt In Space Systems

Tilt In Space Systems are powered tilt in space systems designed for use with power-base style powered wheelchairs. This system fits Invacare, Quickie, Jazzy, Everest & Jennings power bases and offers up to 57 degrees of tilt. Standard features include a solid contoured back with high-density foam and a Cordura-Lycra cover, full-length muti-mount back rails, a flat solid seat pan for ease in cushion installation or change, a Rock-n-Lock Akton Gel headrest with a Cordura-Lycra cover, hardware

Tongue Drive System

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a powered wheelchair contol system operated by a tongue switch in dental retainer for individuals with upper and lower extremity, mobility or neurological disabilities or quadriplegia to navigate a powered wheelchair. The newest version of the Tongue Drive System uses a dental retainer with sensors to help control the system. The embedded sensors within the retainer track the movements of a small magnet attached to the tongue. The wirele

Triswitch Input Controller (Model 3450) & Varibrite Triswitch Display (Model 3460)

The Triswitch, in conjunction with three single-switch actuators, is used for mode selection and oepration of a Multimode Interface. Two of the switch actuators provide left and right actuator commands, while the third switch provides both forward and reverse commands. The display incorporates forward and reverse directional lights with corresponding arrows to provide a visual indication of forward/reverse switch selection. Five additional mode display light are provided to indicate when the Mul

Variable Speed Control (Model 10-1A) & 2 Speed Control (Model 10-12)

Electrical control, designed for LaBac Systems recline systems allows speed of recline unit to vary from full speed to 50% speed. Maintains full torque at low speeds to accommodate heavier users. Speed control module has complete attendant switches plus a receptacle to plug in user control switch. 2 speed control has speed set at either 100% or 50%.

Varibrite Mode Display (Model 2775-4)

A remote display used in conjuction with a Multimode interface to indicate when the system is in standby, or in one of four oeprating modes. The display is mounted on a flexible gooseneck to position the display for optimum viewing, and to help protect the display from impact damage. The gooseneck is fitted to a mounting tube for attachment to an armrest using a standard hand-control clamp.

Viamobil

Viamobil is an attendant operated wheelchair brake and power assist designed for use by caregivers of individuals with mobility or severe hhysical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This pushing and braking aid is used exclusively by the person escorting the occupant of the wheelchair. It assists the caregiver to push and brake the wheelchair, and can overcome slopes of up to 18 percent. The unit is attached to the bracket on the wheelchair. The caregiver presses the drive lever to commence dri

Wheelchair Control Cover

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To protect powered wheelchair controls from rain. A sleve was fashioned from clear plastic that slides over the wheelchair joystick controller, protecting the buttons an gauges and most of the joystick. A fole in the sleeve provides access to the joystic to enable the chair to be operated. TITLE: Bathroom Assistance. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 2, July 2006: p. 12-13. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

Wheelchair Navigation Sensor Shirt

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adaptive, sensor-laden garment to assist people with severely limited mobility control assistive devices. Developed at the University of Pisa, a sensor-laden garment is printed with 52 flexible piezoresistive sensors. The sensors are made of electroactive polymers that change voltage depending on the angle at which they are stretched. A specialized statistical algorithm analyzes the signals record from each sensor to detect the speci

Wheelchair Sweeper Hitch

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals who use scooters or wheelchairs to operate a commercial powered sweeper. This accommodation required design and development of a custom hitch system with a pin release linkage to which the battery-powered sweeper could be attached, enabling the scooter user to perform the job of vacuuming the halls at his place of employment It was also necessary to upgrade the scooter/wheelchair batteries to accommodate the increased load. This project used sta

Wheels!

Wheels! is a video game designed for use by children with cognitive, sensory, or motor disabilities. This game can be played as a game or it can be used to teach wheelchair control skills. This three-dimensional video game has players fight evil clowns and mad robots with pie guns that "cream" the monsters with lemon meringue pies; the monsters fight back with pie guns that fire blueberry pies. The game uses easy-to-follow mazes set in a familiar school setting with familiar objects. Each maze o

Zero Shear Power Recliner

Zero shear power recliner for Invacare Arrow recliner frame and sectional back chairs, or Everest & Jennings recliner frames 47 or 49, and standard Marathon sectional back wheelchairs. High quad seating system replaces standard seat assembly. Reclining frame, sliding back, rigid seat, standard headrest, quick release reclining arm hardware, arm and leg troughs, underseat module mount standard. Toggle switch control. Back height 19 to 25 inches in one inch increments. Underseat 24 volt DC act

 
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