Top 5 Folding And Electric Wheelchair
With age, you’ll feel you require some help in going from one place to another; your muscles will ache, you’ll feel tired and you’ll lose the energy to walk. On the other hand, there are some that face severe diseases causing them to revert to wheelchairs, regardless of age.
An electric wheelchair, as the name suggests, works by electricity provided by rechargeable batteries. The wheelchair can be used to travel extensively if fully charged and is controlled by a joystick that is attached to the wheelchair’s armrest. A wheelchair that is to be used indoors and outdoors must have large wheels, so it can easily function on any form of the surface.
Invacare Pronto P31 Power Wheelchair
This electric wheelchair is available in the market $1000 and can provide the maximum mobility. Its easy-to-use nature is an additional feature, making it one of the most sought-after designs by the old and the disease-stricken. The power wheelchair consists of adjustable height removable armrests, a fold-down footboard, a charging port found on the joystick, intelligent regenerative electromagnetic breaks, with wheel placement on the front, speed up to 4 mph, range up to 13 miles, maximum turning radius of 5 inches, cushioned chair and arms; all that can support a weight of 300lbs.
Honorable Mention: EasyFold – Standard Model is a premium electric wheelchair which deserves to be named in the elite wheelchairs. Learn more about this folding electric wheelchair.
Drive Medical Cirrus Plus Folding Power Wheelchair with Footrest and Batteries
For $1500, this is an ideal wheelchair for those who like to travel much more than the rest. Some if its prominent features are its completely foldable design, wheel placement of rear wheel drive, speed up to 5mph, range up to 15miles, turning radius of 30 inches and lightweight (85lbs, plus 40lbs of the battery), thick padding and cushions and wheelchair capacity of 300lbs.
Karman 18 Inch Full Power Stand Up Chair with Companion Controller
For $10,000, the Karman 18 Inch Full Power Stand Up Chair with Companion Controller will give you the best ride. Its main feature, the mid-wheel drive, will provide you with the maximum mobility. The wheelchair comes with dual attendant controller, particularly aiding those who have severely restricted mobility. Its sit to stand function is a great way to improve blood pressure and relieve pressure. Other features include maximum speed up to 5mph, range up to 25miles, and turning radius of 25 inches, padded seat throughout and wheelchair capacity of 250 lbs.
Foldawheel PW-1000XL Power Chair
A wider model, costing $3000 and weighing 55lbs, offers a rear wheel drive, maximum speed up to 5mph, the maximum turning radius of 5inches, wheelchair capacity of 330 to 400lbs while the maximum range pertains to 3 miles per battery pack.
EZ Lite Cruiser Heavy Duty (HD) Deluxe DX12
For $3000, this is by far the quickest and easiest folding. It offers 12-inch wheels, mid-wheel drive, the maximum speed of 5mph, the maximum range of 12 miles with standard battery, the maximum turning radius of 5 inches, fully foldable with removable seat, weighs 58lbs (64lbs with battery) and a wheelchair capacity of 330lbs.