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E-fix rullstol, (svensk text)

Panthera wheelchair with e-fix
Panthera wheelchair with e-fix

Battery pack and joystick steering on Panthera wheelchair
Battery pack and joystick steering on Panthera wheelchair

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Wheelchair E-fix

An electric wheelchair that can easily be converted to a manual wheelchair - appropriate for travel

E-fix consists of pushrims with electrical motors sitting in the hub, battery pack and joystick steering. E-fix makes it possible to easily convert a manual wheelchair into an electric wheelchair. Pushrim, battery pack and joystick steering can quickly be installed and removed using the quick release/attachment function.
E-fix can be installed on most wheelchairs.

The user's joystick is adapted with a cradle that enables him to steer the wheelchair.

Authors comments
Erik uses e-fix on trips. When he flies he can drive right up to the plane and minimize the risk of damage to the wheelchair.
With e-fix he can even use any taxi at all. The parts fit in the trunk even in small cars.

Alber, www.alber.de/en/index.php (last checked March 2017).

Paid for by
County council

Tip is dated from 2009

Categories for this tip
mobility » moving around by wheelchair, travelling » mobility on trips, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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