Viamobil is an attendant operated wheelchair brake and power assist designed for use by caregivers of individuals with mobility or severe hhysical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This pushing and braking aid is used exclusively by the person escorting the occupant of the wheelchair. It assists the caregiver to push and brake the wheelchair, and can overcome slopes of up to 18 percent. The unit is attached to the bracket on the wheelchair. The caregiver presses the drive lever to commence driving. The unit includes a safety switch and forward and reverse gears. POWER: Uses rechargeable battery and has a large battery display. CAPACITY: Supports occupants weighing up to 130 kilos. SPEEDS: Continuous speed control from 1.5 to 5.5 kilometers per hour (km/h). WARRANTY: 24 months on material and workmanship faults; 6 months on batteries.
This product record was updated on August 24, 2009.
This product is available from:
Alber (Ulrich Alber GmbH)Vor dem Weissen Stein 21
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Frank Mobility Systems, Inc.1003 International Drive
Oakdale, Pennsylvania 15071-9223
Telephone: 888-426-8581 or 724-695-7822.
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