Electric Wheelchairs With Elevating Seats
Power wheel chairs with elevating seats are helpful around the kitchen when you need to reach things in elevated cupboards. They also allow you to carry conversations at "eye level" with people who are standing up. READ MORE
Power wheelchairs with elevating seats are great for our customers considering how limited the vertical world is when seated on a wheelchair or scooter. It is frustrating to these customers to not be able to accomplish the tasks that they set forth for themselves such as being able to reach something from an elevated cupboard or being able to see over a high bar or table.
Aside from providing access to things that are high up, these power wheelchairs with seats allow users to carry conversations with others at "eye-level" rather than being looked down on from above by someone who is standing tall. When traveling in a power chair with an elevating seat, it generally provides a better viewpoint preventing things from blocking your view. Check out the Jazzy Air which is made by Pride Mobility in the short demo video below to see what these fantastic wheelchairs look like.
Which Wheelchairs Offer an Elevating Seat?
There are many models that offer elevating seats and as the years go on, more models are being released such as the all-new Titan AXS Power Wheelchair which was released in 2019. This model is made by Drive Medical - one of the most popular name brands in the home medical equipment industry.
The Titan AXS Power Chair does not come standard with the elevating seat - it is an upgrade option that you can select when customizing your chair. There are several options to choose from aside from the elevating chair which you can view on the Titan AXS Electric Wheelchair page. This model has a great
Another highly recommended power wheelchair with an elevating seat is the P326 D by Merits Health. The Merits P326D is known as one of the best power wheelchairs with an elevating seat since first featured in October 2016 at a prominent trade conference. The seat on the quality electric wheelchair can elevate 7.5" from a seating 48.5" to 56". This boost is sufficient for conversations to leaving the electric wheelchair for traveling to a standing position. One of the best features of the electric wheelchair is that it transitions to a 2.5 mile per hour speed when traveling within the home while when on the outside, such as on a sidewalk or an off-road trail, this power wheelchair for traveling can move at a 5 miles per hour maximum speed with a 24V 160-watt motor. Check out the preview video below of the Merits P 326 D Power Wheelchair made by Andrew Fatalo - CEO of Mobility Scooters Direct.
This elevating power wheelchair has a U1 12V battery that enables the Merits P326D to cover up to 18 miles per complete charge. The weight capacity of the electric wheelchair is 300 lbs.When chatting with another person or just rolling along by oneself, the driver will be in utmost comfort as the Merits P 326 D wheelchair comes equipped with a captain seat, which is known as one of the most comfortable seating arrangements on mobility powered devices.
Another great model with a self-rising seat is the Jazzy Air 1 & 2. Jazzy wheelchairs have been around since the early 2000s, they're made by Pride Mobility which is one of the most reliable manufacturers of scooters and wheelchairs in the world. The Jazzy Air electric wheelchair features an automatic seat that can rise up and down in a unique way. After about a year, the Jazzy Air 2 came out with a new and improved design and a very similar price point. The Jazzy Air power chair comes with a 1-year in-home service contract, free shipping, and zero sales tax.
Shop From a Variety of Wheelchairs With Seats That Rise Up Automatically
To learn more about these electric wheelchairs rising seats, we recommend reaching out to a skilled technician from our nationwide power wheelchair store, by calling (877) 721-7748. Our hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST during the weekdays; on weekends, we are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST. Our skilled technicians have a wealth of valuable information to share. We also recommend checking out power wheelchair reviews, such as Pamela W., who recently rated her purchase of the Merits P326D with five-stars. “It’s working out great,” Pamela writes. “It allows me to see the top of the stove, sink, and countertop. Which makes life simpler.”
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Andrew Fatalo is the CEO of Statewide Mobility & Mobility Scooters Direct. He has been gaining mobility product experience since 2005 by repairing Mobility Scooters & Power Wheelchairs early in his career. He has since then been running one of the nation's largest online dealers for mobility products. Andrew gives back to the handicap community by hosting mobility scooter and electric wheelchair give-aways which you can learn more about by following our Facebook page.