Power wheelchairs get their go from one of three places: the front wheels, the rear wheels or the middle wheels. New riders often wonder which configuration is best for them. Let’s unpack the benefits of each drive wheel type and talk about why you might choose one over the other two. Just remember, your PrideContinue reading “What’s the Difference Between Front-Wheel Drive, Rear-Wheel Drive and Mid-Wheel Drive on My Power Wheelchair?”
Category Archives: FAQs For Electric Wheelchairs
How Do You Order Pride Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchair Batteries?
Pride Mobility scooters and power wheelchairs are powered by batteries. With the proper care and maintenance, your rechargeable battery will have a long life. Just like the batteries used in cars and boats, all batteries eventually need to be replaced. Where do you buy Pride batteries in person? Pride Mobility providers sell our devices asContinue reading “How Do You Order Pride Mobility Scooter and Power Wheelchair Batteries?”
How to Lock Your Power Wheelchair Joystick
You’re sitting comfortably in your Jazzy Evo 613 at a family gathering. The grandkids are buzzing around and everyone is having a blast. Eventually, your five-year-old grandson breaks away from the group. He climbs on your lap, and before you can react, he wraps his hand around the joystick and shoves it forward. Spectators holdContinue reading “How to Lock Your Power Wheelchair Joystick”
What is Mid-Wheel 6 Technology?
Discover Pride Mobility’s Mid-Wheel 6 Technology The world of power wheelchairs is vast. There are many options to serve innumerable needs. Imagine we’re in the showroom of a Pride Mobility provider. An associate asks what features are on your wishlist. When you explain that a stable, easy-to-maneuver device would fit your lifestyle, he stops youContinue reading “What is Mid-Wheel 6 Technology?”
How to Order Wheelchair Parts
Your Pride Mobility power wheelchair is a sophisticated piece of equipment. While they are built to last, some parts may need to be replaced over time. Here’s how to order wheelchair parts to keep your mobility device running by replacing worn-out parts like old tires and batteries. Pride Mobility does not sell directly to endContinue reading “How to Order Wheelchair Parts”
What kind of charger does a mobility scooter use?
The battery in your Pride Mobility scooter powers your ride, but what powers your battery? All of our scooters are equipped with rechargeable batteries that come with off-board chargers. Just like a cell phone, your scooter plugs into a wall outlet to charge. The energy is then stored in the battery for later use. First,Continue reading “What kind of charger does a mobility scooter use?”
What are Flat-Free Tires?
Why do mobility devices have different kinds of tires? Pneumatic tires vs. Flat-free tires Looking at a lineup of Pride Mobility devices, the different sizes, shapes and tire configurations are sure to stand out. Closer inspection reveals that some tires are filled with air while others are solid. Some are filled with foam and othersContinue reading “What are Flat-Free Tires?”
Cleaning your wheelchair or scooter
How do you clean a power wheelchair or scooter? Tips and tricks for keeping a clean power chair or scooter It’s Sunday morning, and you are ready for that beloved first cup of coffee. You raise your Jazzy power wheelchair and grab your favorite mug. You fill it to the top; wisps of steam andContinue reading “Cleaning your wheelchair or scooter”
What is an Elevating Wheelchair?
Learn more about elevating wheelchairs and the Jazzy Air 2 What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of movement in a power wheelchair? Likely, you conjured images of a sleek wheelchair gliding over the ground, wheels rolling effortlessly. This is the essential function of a mobility device, but with the rightContinue reading “What is an Elevating Wheelchair?”
Electric Wheelchair Winter Storage Tips
Snowbirds who use an electric wheelchair don’t always opt to bring it along with them. Sometimes, ambulatory wheelchair users prefer to rent a motorized wheelchair when they travel. Other times, they may have a mobility device that they leave at home and they choose to buy an electric wheelchair when they get to their secondContinue reading “Electric Wheelchair Winter Storage Tips”