Merits Health P182 Heavy-Duty Electric Wheelchair Review
Want a power wheelchair that you can bring to work or use for travel? Need something that is very sturdy and designed for heavy-duty use? A power wheelchair gives a lot of mobility and great for indoor and work use. Wheelchairs are preferred because they offer good mobility inside the home or the workspace. However, many power wheelchairs are too weak in terms of power and durability, and many models do not suit for heavy-duty use. Take this Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair, featuring a 600-pound weight capacity and a large spacious frame that fold!
Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair Features:
- Top Speed is 4 mph (6.4 kph).
- Weight Capacity is 600 lbs. or 272.1 kilos.
- Ground Clearance is 4.8 Inches.
- Travel Range is 25 miles (40.2 km).
- Max. Climbing Angle is 4.5 Degrees.
- Turning Radius is 26 Inches.
- Seat Width is 24 Inches.
- Front Caster Size is 9 Inches
- Drive Wheel Size is 12.5 Inches.
- Overall Weight with Batteries is 186 lbs.
- Batteries are Two 12V, 22 NF (50 Amps per Hour)
- Charger Type is 5 Ampere Off-Board
The Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair measures 46 inches long and 30 inches wide. The frame features an extra-wide 24-inch seat, yet the wheelchair is still able to pass through large standard sized doors of houses and offices. The mobility device features a standard four-wheel wheelchair layout, with smaller front casters and large drive wheels. The power wheelchair is ideal for elderly, people with disabilities and injuries, pregnant users, and bariatric users.
Powerful and Heavy Drivetrain
The Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is powered by two units of 24-volt 400-watt 4-pole DC motor. There is a large motor driving each wheel, and those motors are 4-pole motors that give out plenty of torque that gives out a maximum of mind-blowing 1,450 watts. The power wheelchair has more motor power compared to most mobility scooters.
With the dual motor design and high-tech motor, the power wheelchair is surprisingly quick and agile. You will not lose speed when using the wheelchair when making turns. If you want a powerful ride because you hate getting stuck, get this Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair!
Durable Components and Heavy-Built Frame
A glance of Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair will give you an idea that the wheelchair has a heavy and durable frame. The power wheelchair features double cross braces that fully support the seat so it won’t sag. The power wheelchair can carry up to 600 lbs., so it is ideal for bariatric users. The frame of the wheelchair is guaranteed to be very strong that the wheelchair frame comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Electronic components of Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is also made for durability. The power wheelchair features a PG VSI 70-amp controller, which is very durable and provides intuitive control on the motor and the brakes. The power wheelchair features intelligent, regenerative, electromagnetic brakes that are very reliable. With its heavy frame, feel free to install optional features on the wheelchair such as an oxygen tank holder, power elevating footrests or leg rests.
Foldable Frame for Portability
A power wheelchair is useless if you have to leave it at home because it is too bulky. The good thing is that Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair has a folding frame. The frame features a removable battery pack and folds much like an ordinary wheelchair. The battery pack is carried as a separate piece. The folded frame and the battery fit right in the car so you can bring the wheelchair to work or school.
The folding feature of Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair gives you mobility anywhere, not just at home. Feel free to bring the power wheelchair to work or school and use it there. If you have to travel, you can bring your wheelchair in the car and can move around and enjoy your trip.
The Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair can travel up to 25 miles on a single charge. Despite having two motor units and a very heavy weight capacity, the power wheelchair has more range compared to most mobility scooters.
The power wheelchair has onboard two units of 12-volt 22NF batteries. With its long range, the Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is a very capable mobility device. Use it at home and at work or school, and still have enough charge to be used back at home.
Safety and Convenient Features
The Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair comes with features for added convenience. The wheelchair has height-adjustable armrests and swings away footrests so you will have an easier time reaching over objects. The wheelchair features a programmable controller with a wide range of selections. The wheelchair has a generous ground clearance of 4.8 inches, so you can ride over unforgiving terrain and environments. The power wheelchair has a top speed of 4 mph.
The wheelchair has extra safety features. The power wheelchair features an auxiliary handbrake, like an ordinary wheelchair, as an added safety feature. Note that the brakes activate automatically when you let go of the throttle.
A power wheelchair is a big help to people who work or travel. The Merits Health P182 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is a great choice for heavy-duty use and all-range mobility.
|MAXIMUM SPEED||4 MPH|
|TRAVEL RANGE||25 Miles|
|WEIGHT CAPACITY||600 LBS|
|WEIGHT OF PRODUCT||186 LBS|
|BATTERY CHARGER||5A off-board|
|BATTERY SIZE||12V 22NF (50AH)|
|ELECTRONICS||PG VSI 70A|
|MOTOR SIZE||DC 24V, 400W|
|WEIGHT W/BATTERIES||186 LBS|
|WHEELS: FRONT||9" Foam Filled|
|WHEELS: REAR||12.5" Foam Filled|