We have just taken on board a new product to our mobility portfolio – the SmartDrive MX2+. This lightweight walking-speed power-assist device for manual wheelchairs is a natural fit in meeting our main objective of transforming the lives of disabled people across the UK.
It can power up hills or through thick carpets and will go for up to 12 miles on level ground. It also has an anti-rollback feature that allows you to stop on a hill and then easily start going again. Weighing in at only 25lbs it is easy to install as it simply attaches to the back of your chair. It can be fitted to virtually any type of wheelchair including folding, tilt-in space, one-arm drive and standing.
The SmartDrive MX2 gives you freedom to do more. It moves with you and it’s so lightweight, you don’t even know it’s there. You can spin in place, be in a wheelie, or hop off curbs. It is compatible with your active lifestyle.
The SmartDrive MX2 complements the Batec perfectly
What’s more by greatly reducing the amount of time you have to push every day, it will protect shoulders from wear and tear as well as reducing the risk of RSI. So, it’s life-changing potential for wheelchair users is undoubted
As the SmartDrive MX2 works by pushing your chair from the back rather than pulling it from the front, it fits perfectly alongside our Batec range of electric handcycle attachments. We spoke to a number of users who had both the SmartDrive and an electric attachment before we took it on board. They felt that the SmartDrive was great for internal use and smooth pavements with not much of an incline. But for rough surfaces, steep hills or off-road the electric handcycle attachments, like the Batec were better suited.
So, with the potential to fund the purchase with the Access to Work scheme (if you are in employment) why not contact us today to get a personal demo of the SmartDrive MX2 to see how it could increase your independence and can potentially change your life.