Modification of Permobil control box

External buttons on the Permobil control box make it easier to shift between steering and adjusting the seat position – suitable for people with impaired hand function

Modified control box
Modified control box

Description
The user has an electric wheelchair (Permobil). The control unit sits in a swivel arm. When he drives he has the control box right in front of him, where his hand mobility is best. The control box is modified with two external buttons to be able to easily switch between steering and setting the seat. The joystick is enlarged.

Made by
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center)

Paid for by
County Council

This tip is from 2016

Modified control box
Modified control box
The user starts his wheelchair
The user starts his wheelchair