Merits Health P183 Heavy-Duty Electric Wheelchair Review
Need a wide and spacious power wheelchair? Want an electric ride that you can actually use to work on your desk? For those who have to work or attend school, an electric power wheelchair is a better choice than a mobility scooter. Don’t settle for wheelchairs that are underpowered or too fragile. Choose the Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair. This power wheelchair features a solid frame that can fold like an ordinary wheelchair.
Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair Features:
- Top Speed is 4 mph (6.4 kph).
- Weight Capacity is 700 lbs. or 317 kilos.
- Ground Clearance is 4.5 Inches.
- Travel Range is 20 miles (32.1 km).
- Max. Climbing Angle is 10 Degrees.
- Turning Radius is 37 Inches.
- Seat Width is 26 Inches.
- Front Caster Size is 9 Inches
- Drive Wheel Size is 12.5 Inches.
- Overall Weight is 190 lbs.
- Batteries are Two 12V, 22NF (50 Amps per Hour).
- Charger Type is 5 Ampere Off-Board.
The Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair measures only 47.5 inches in length and just 32 inches wide. The power wheelchair features an extra-wide 26-inch wide seat, and the whole frame is still able to fit through large standard-sized interior and exterior doors of offices and homes. The extra heavy-duty wheelchair is fit for bariatric users, elderly, individuals with injuries and disabilities, and pregnant users.
Extra Heavy-Duty Folding Frame for Portability
The Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is one of the few heavy-duty mobility devices that you can fold and put in a car. The frame of the power wheelchair has a max weight capacity of 700 lbs., so it is fit for bariatric users. The frame also features 9-inch foam-filled tires on the front and 12.5-inch foam-filled drive tires on the rear, which will not puncture, unlike pneumatic tires.
The whole frame of the Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is foldable, just like an ordinary wheelchair. Just remove the battery tray and the whole frame folds so you can roll it for transport or storage. With its heavy capacity, you are free to add optional necessary accessories such as elevating leg rests, oxygen tank holder, and gel cushions.
Powerful Dual Motor Design
The Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair features not just one, but two powerful motors. There is a 24-volt 400-watt DC motor driving each of the rear wheels. Coupled with the large 9-inch and 12.5-inch wheels, you will have no problems climbing up curbs or riding on uneven terrain. The power wheelchair can climb up slopes up to 10 degrees in gradient.
With its powerful drivetrain, you will have no problem riding the Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair. Underpowered wheelchairs give you limited mobility and will always get you stuck. The power wheelchair’s two 400-watt DC motors are more powerful than most electric scooters.
The Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair has a range of 25 miles on a single charge. This power wheelchair can travel farther than some electric scooters, despite having two motors and a very heavy weight capacity. You don’t have to bring the charger with your wherever you go.
The home and office power wheelchair are powered by two units of 12 volts 22NF batteries, each with 50 amperes/hour capacity. The batteries are placed on the back of the wheelchair, just above and besides the rear wheels, that reduces the center of gravity of the wheelchair for added safety.
You will find the Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair equipped with conveniences. The wheelchair is equipped with adjustable-height armrests and swing out footrest that makes getting out of the wheelchair easy. The wheelchair has a very tight turning radius of 37 inches, so you can easily travel through cubicles or crowded workspaces. The unit has a high 4.5-inch high ground clearance so getting around is easy.
The Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair is equipped with the PG VSI 70-amp controller with programmable settings. Control the power wheelchair with the equipped joystick on the armrest, which can be installed on either right or left armrest and attached to an extendable bracket.
Having a power wheelchair can help you to accomplish tasks better. The Merits Health P183 Heavy Duty Electric Wheelchair offers mobility and portability, plus a heavy-duty design, for all environments and situations.
|MAXIMUM SPEED||4 MPH|
|TRAVEL RANGE||25 Miles|
|WEIGHT CAPACITY||700 LBS|
|WEIGHT OF PRODUCT||190 LBS|
|BATTERY CHARGER||5A off-board|
|BATTERY SIZE||12V 22NF (50AH)|
|MOTOR SIZE||DC 24V, 400W|
|WEIGHT W/BATTERIES||190 LBS|
|WHEELS: FRONT||9" foam filled tires|
|WHEELS: REAR||12.5" foam filled tires|