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Rochair

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The RoChair is a lever drive wheelchair designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It combines rowing-style propulsion with bicycle-style steering. To propel the chair, the user pushes forward and pulls back in a rowing motion on the front-and-center mounted handlebar. To steer, the user turns the handlebar in the desired direction. The RoChair features 8-speed hub gear with grip shift and internal gearing and it has a low center of gravity.The chair turns in its own radius. Power is applied to the rear wheel with the greatest traction. Wheels turn independently when turning. Integrated powertrain drive-shaft delivers power from propulsion lever to front wheels, and a transverse mounted hub is directly linked to drive-shaft. FRAME: Precision machined aluminum frame and fittings with smooth welding. It has independent rear-wheel suspension and a removeable anti-tip wheel mounted to footrest. SEAT (WxD): 18 x 18 inches. Seat back is 16 x 16 inches (WxH). Adjustable seat back and base with high-density foam. Seat can be folded down and removed for transport. Seat back is adjusted using armrest. An optional carrying bag can be attached to the back of the seat. ARMRESTS: Quick-release swing up armrests Retract and stow for transport. BRAKES: 6-inch rear-wheel disc brakes and independent left/right hub-lock parking brakes. A slide pin is used to positively engage the disc brakes, or the rider can brake by pulling back all the way on the handlebar. WHEELS: 20-inch rear wheels (cambered at 10 degrees) and 12-inch front wheels; quick-release hubs; pushrims for shunts and spins. FOOTRESTS: Adjustable footrest.

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03/05/2012
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Rochair

Made By:

ROTA Mobility Inc.
ROTA Mobility Inc. Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
Address: 
Email address: sales@rotamobility.com
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
408-402-5432
Web Address: 
http://www.rotamobility.com