--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 9/2011) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Hoveround MPV4 is a powered wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Designed to have a very tight turning radius and to be highly maneuverable in indoor and outdoor environments, this powered wheelchair has a unique design with a round base and rear wheel that allows the user to virtually "turn on a dime." FRAME: The circular base is 24.25 inches wide x 36 inches long with a 17- inch turning radius. A fending bumper surrounds the base to protect furniture and walls should the unit come into contact with them. CONTROLS: The control panel is located on the armrest and features a joystick that allows fingertip control of speed, steering, and braking. A charge meter is standard. SEAT: The automotive-style cushioned, folding seat adjusts from 20 to 23 inches high. Custom seating and an elevating seat are optional. ARMRESTS: Padded, flip-up angle-adjustable armrests. BRAKES: Regenerative braking with automatic parking brake. WHEELS: Solid rubber, non-marring tires; 4 anti-tip casters and one steerable wheel in the back of the chair. POWER: Uses two 12-volt sealed, rechargeable batteries. An automatic charger is included. SPEEDS: Maximum speed is 5 miles per hour for a range of 15 miles. OPTIONS: Power trunk lift, basket/pouches, cane/crutch holder, walker holder, custom footrest, oxygen tank holder, and drink holder. CAPACITY: 300 pounds. WEIGHT: 177 pounds with battery; the base unit weighs 65 pounds. The batteries weigh 27 pounds each.
Notes: Hoveround and Bumperound are registered trademarks of the Hoveround Corporation. ** Patents pending.
Price: Contact manufacturer.
This product record was updated on September 22, 2011.