The New Golden LiteRider PTC Power Transport Chair
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|Weight Capacity||275 lb|
|Top Speed||3.5 mph|
|Weight, Total||116 lb|
|Weight, Base||69 lb|
|Weight, Seat||22 lb|
|Weight, Batteries||25 lb|
|Minimum Seat Height||20.5"|
|Maximum Seat Height||21.5"|
|Drive Wheels||9" Flat Free|
|Controller Type||PG VR-2 50 Amp|
|Charger Type||Off Board|
|Battery Type||Battery Pack - 18 Amp x 2|
Seat Width: Measure the widest point of your body between the knees and hips. Add at least one inch- to this measurement for some extra breathing room. If you typically wear bulky or heavy clothing, such as during outdoor use in winter, you may wish to add two inches to this measurement to give yourself adequate room to move.
Back Height: This measurement will determine the distance from the seat base to the top of the wheelchair's seat back. Typically, you'll want to measure from the most posterior point of your body to the center point between your shoulder blades. Some users may prefer a higher back for added support, but remember that the higher the back of the chair is, the less room you'll have to rotate your upper body while seated.
Front Seat to Floor: Measure your leg from the back of your knee to the sole of your foot. Unless you are choosing a foot-propelled wheelchair, you will want to add two inches to this measurement to give yourself plenty of clearance for a footrest.
Seat Depth: Measure from the most posterior point of your body to the interior of your knee, deducting two inches from the total. You may require a greater amount of leg overhang to lift your legs during use; if so, consult your rehabilitation professional for guidance on adjusting your measurements accordingly, or speak with one of our power wheelchair specialists by dialing 1 (800) 794-9813 to get the right fit.
Hanger Angle: This measurement specifies how far your toes will extend from your body when seated, and is measured horizontally. The tighter your hanger angle, the less space you'll need to turn your wheelchair around. The flexibility of your legs and knees may also impact the hanger angle you will want to choose. Most wheelchairs have a hanger angle of about 70 degrees, and the farthest hanger angle available on any wheelchair is 60 degrees. Pediatric chairs have a hanger angle of 90 degrees to accommodate the shorter leg length of child users. A hanger angle is difficult for a wheelchair user to measure on their own, so we highly recommend calling one of our power wheelchair experts at 1 (800) 794-9813 to help you find a chair with the optimal hanger angle for your needs.
|Not worth the purchase - Customer support difficult to receive|
Aug 28, 2013 9:29 AM
|Frustrated consumer from Maryland would not recommend this to a friend.|
|A Little About Myself|
Someone in need of wheel chair for transportation.
Light weight, looks good, not too expensive.
Uncomfortable and unsafe.
|Service & Delivery|
When I purchased the chair on July 1, I was told that delivery would be within two weeks. After several calls and six weeks, I was told that it was back ordered and received it approximately seven weeks after purchase. No lap belt and not operative. I called the service department and received the run around regarding who I should call for service repairs. I am happy to say that after contacting Jeff at 1-800-624-6374, someone was dispatched who completed the repairs so that I could use the chair.
The single foot rest is uncomfortable. The iron bars in the seat produces whelps on my legs that eventually become painful. This happened the two times that I was able to use the chair. I purchased a wheelchair seat that I hope will provide a cushion for my bottom and my thighs. I have yet to receive the lap belt that was included in the purchase invoice. This is a dangerous situation. I will not recommend it to others.
|27 of 34 people found this review helpful|