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Electric Drive for Manual Wheelchairs!
The perfect solution for children and adults!
e.fix combines safety and technology in this innovative lightweight power add-on system for manual wheelchairs. With e.fix installed, wheelchairs remain foldable and portable. Users can easily switch from power to manual operation with a quick turn of the wheel hubs. The ergonomic joystick controller indicates battery capacity on a back lit LCD panel. Components are quick release making e.fix an ideal travel partner.
e.fix and Scalamobil can be installed on the same wheelchair creating an electric stair-climbing wheelchair!
Electric Drive for Manual Wheelchairs!
A simple bracket connected to the power distribution unit is installed on the wheelchair frame.
The manual wheels are removed and the e.fix wheels are "plugged in". (Existing manual wheels may be interchangeable with the e.fix drive wheels.)
With a turn of the wheel hub, users can choose between manual and power operation.
Can I use e-fix on my wheelchair?
The e-fix can be used with most models of wheelchairs. Bracket to attach the drive wheels are fastened onto the frame of the wheelchair. The manual wheel for your wheelchair can normally still be used.
How fast does the e-fix travel?
You can continuously vary the maximum speed of the e-fix between 1 and 4 mph. Thus you can find your optium travelling speed. In addition, further driving settings offer you individual driving convenience, depending on your personal needs and circumstances.
How many versions of e-fix are there?
The e-fix has been designed for a permitted maximum total weight of 170 kg / 374 lb. The optionally available reinforced wheels with a higher rating can be used to a permittel maxium total weight of 210 kg / 462 lb. The standard version of the e-fix has wheels of size 22" or 24". The version for people weighing up to 160 kg has wheels available in sizes 12" ans 24".
Is the e-fix only intended for "self-drivers"?
No! The holder that is available as an accessory allows the control unit to be installed in the push handles of the wheelchair. The e-fix thus makes it easier for the attandant to push the chair. The intuitive attandant control (accessory) makes operation by another person really easy.
How far can I travel with one charge of the battery?
Depending on the weight of the person, the sort of terrain, the temperature, the wheelchair settings and the surface of ground, one charge of the battery is good for up to 10 miles. You can increase the range up to 18 miles with the optionally available bigger battery pack.
How steep a ramp or gradiant can the e-fix cope with?
The e-fix can manage gradiants and slopes of up to 20%, depending on the wheelchair settings, the weight of the occupant and the ground. It is essential to follow the instructions of the wheelchair manufacturer in this case.
Can the e-fix also be taken into a car?
Yes! The modular structure makes it possible. All the e-fix components can be easily removed from the wheelchair without needing any tools, and hence save space when loaded into the back of any car. Your wheelchair can still be folded up.
How much does the e-fix weigh?
- Drive wheels: 17 lbs/each
- Battery pack: 20 lbs
- Control unit: 1 lbs
- Interface: 2 lbs
- Total weight: 57 lbs
What accessories are available for the e-fix?
Anti-tippers with a swivelling and jack-up function to make it easy to remove the drive wheels, swivelling arm to allow you to get closer up to tables, various types of attendant controls to optionally allow the e-fix to be used as an pushing aid, and much more.
The time of warranty for the e-fix amounts to 24 months (12 months for the batteries) from the date of purchase, and covers faulty material and processing defects.
The warranty does not include:
Neither Ulrich Alber GambH nor its agents or authorized dealers and sales representatives will be liable for the safety, reliability or performance of the e-fix or for any claims for personal injury or property damage which may arise from the following:
The CE conformity for the e-fix is only valid in combination with the anti-tippers. In addition, the following points have to be taken into consideration:
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