Wheelchairs differ in many ways – On the market a huge amount of manufacturers and models with different characteristics, such as weight and seat adjustment, can be found. Some of them are made for persons in need of intensive care, some of them are designed for very active persons using the wheelchair all day long.
In order to cover the individual needs of wheelchair occupants Alber offers a variety of add-on drives and portable wheelchair motors that enlarge the benefit of a manual wheelchair.
Can I use e-fix on my wheelchair?
The e-fix can be used with most models of wheelchairs. Brackets to attach the drive wheels are fastened onto the frame of the wheelchair. The manual wheels 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 0.5 and 6 km/h (0.37 to 3.7 mph). Thus you can find your optimum travelling speed in safety. The handling can be adapted in detail by your dealer to suit your individual needs.
How many versions of e-fix are there?
The e-fix has been designed for people up to a maximum weight of 120 kg (264 lb) The optionally available reinforced wheels with a higher rating can be used with people up to a maximum weight of 160 kg (352 lb). The standard version of the e-fix has wheels of size 22” or 24”.
Will e-fix help my attendant too?
Yes! The holder that is available as an accessory allows the control unit to be installed on the push handles of the wheelchair. The optional intuitive attendant control makes it easier for the attendant to push the chair.
How far can I travel on a single battery charge?
Depending on the weight of the person, the sort of terrain, the temperature, the wheelchair settings and the surface of the ground, one charging of the battery is good for up to 16 km (10 miles). You can increase the range up to 22 km (13 miles) with the optionally available high capacitybattery pack. Alternatively, an additional spare battery is another simple solution to increase the range.
How steep a ramp or gradiant can the e-fix cope with?
The e-fix can manage gradients and slopes of up to 20 %, depending on the wheelchair settings, the weight of the occupant and the ground.
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: 7.8 kg / 17 lb each
Battery pack: 2.0 kg / 4.4 lbs
Control unit: 0.6 kg / 1.3 lbs
Interface: 0.7 kg / 1.5 lbs
Total weight: 18.9 kg / 41 lbs
- Your manual wheelchair gets a lightweight electric wheelchair
- Small and compact, turns on the spot and is suitable for confined spaces
- Easy to dismantle, it finds space in the back of any car
- Ideal for transport, as no single component weighs more than 7.8 kg
- Drive up to 16 km with one battery charge
- Speed can be varied continuously from 0.6 to 6 km/h
- Very easy to use, thanks to clever details like the „EasyConnex“ magnetic plug
- Your wheelchair is simply retrofitted with the e-fix components – and you’re ready to drive.