Quickie Xtender Power AssistFrom 6595
The Quickie® Xtender™ expands the range of mobility for manual wheelchair users by adding power assisted wheels to a manual frame. The Xtender increases your travel distance and propulsion efficiency and reduces overall fatigue while allowing you to maintain the look, control, and functionality of a manual wheelchair.
Developed by Quickie and Yamaha, the Xtender features motorized rear wheels that increase the force you apply to the handrims by four times! This increases your range of mobility by reducing energy expenditure by as much as 45% and decreasing the burn of fatigue. Research has also shown that the Xtender may help reduce or even prevent the occurrence of secondary injuries to the wrists, elbows, and shoulders including Repetitive Strain Injury.
Automatic Wheel Synchronization
The Xtender’s electronically synchronized rear wheel units continually communicate with each other and adjust their speeds to facilitate smooth, straight propulsion. This helps overcome uneven arm strength to further increase propulsion efficiency, which may be particularly beneficial to users with hemiplegia, paraplegia, quadriplegia, or tetraplegia.
Quick-Release Wheels and Easy Storage
The Xtender’s quick-release wheels allow you to remove the entire motor/wheel assembly from the wheelchair. This allows for easy transitions between traditional manual and assisted propulsion. Because the Xtender is used with manual wheelchair frames, it stores and transports just like a manual wheelchair.
Rollback Prevention and Downhill Speed Control
The user-friendly Xtender features several functions that require zero programming, including Rollback Prevention and Downhill Speed Control. During hill climbs, Rollback Prevention maximizes your efficiency and reduces fatigue. Downhill Speed Control ensures a smooth, safe descent.
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|Starting Retail Price||$6,595|
|Frame Style||Power Assist Add-On Available on Rigid and Folding Frames|
|Weight||With Lithium Battery: 38 lbs. off chair
With Nickel Battery: 36 lbs. off chair
|User Weight Capacity||265 lbs.|
|Compatible Quickie Products||Quickie 2
Quickie Q7 NextGEN
Quickie GP Series
|Frame and Feature Measurements|
|Maximum Range on Full Charge||Lithium Battery: 17 miles
Nickel Battery: 9.5 miles
|Time for Full Charge||Lithium Battery: 3 to 4.5 hours
Nickel Battery: 2.5 to 3 hours
|Battery Capacity||Lithium Battery: 9 hours
Nickel Battery: 7 hours
|Options & Accessories|
|Wheels||24″ Spoke Wheels with Pneumatic Tires|
|Accessories||Spare 24″ Spoke Pneumatic Wheels
Spare Nimh Power Pack, Lithium or Nickel
|Power Assist||Quickie Xtender™ with 4x Torque Multiplier and Pneumatic Wheels
Xtender Power Pack and Charger
SPARE 24″ Spoke Pneumatic Alum
SPARE 24″ Spoke Pneumatic Plastic
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