2018 Portable Power Wheelchair Buyers Guide
At All Star Medical we have a lot of customers come in to buy a power wheelchair and it’s there first time so they really don’t know what’s available for them. We strive to show them as many options as we can so our customers can feel comfortable when they leave with a power wheelchair. Below is a list of our top power wheelchairs and the reasons they may or may not work for you. Please enjoy and don’t forget to share.
When it comes to power mobility golden technologies has hit a homerun with the GP162. This chair has a 300 lb. weight capacity and breaks down into 4 pieces with the heaviest piece weighing just 37lbs! The battery life operating range is 15.5 miles, the turning radius is 28.5 inches and they have recently started making the Literider Envy in Multiple colors. You can even get the seat in a 20 inch width (standard width is 18 inches).
Pride Mobility saw a need in the market for a portable power wheelchair and developed the GO Chair. If you see it you want forget it because it’s really a stylish power wheelchair. They were the first in the industry to offer different colors to give the consumer the ability to have a personal touch to a power wheelchair. This chair also breaks down into 4 pieces as well and goes up to 3.7 mph also having a 300 lb. weight capacity. The heaviest piece is 36 lbs. and the turning radius is 25.5 inches.
The Jazzy Passport is a portable power wheelchair that many companies have tried to make but they just couldn’t get the chair light enough. Along comes Pride and they have made a foldable power wheelchair with a 250 lb. capacity and it weighs only 53 lbs. The 24 volt 18 ah lithium ion battery only weighs 7 lbs! The maximum speed is 3.6 mph with a turning radius of 25.25 inches and an overall width of 23.6
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If you are still not sure what would work best for you come by one of our store locations in the surrounding Nashville Tennessee locations. Call today for more information at 615-730-9438.
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