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Stairlift Features & Benefits

Some features may not be available on all models

Folds Away

To fold away the stairlift - lift the arms, seat and footrest.

Benefits:

This allows other users in the house to easily and safely pass by the stairlift.

Full-time Battery Operation

All modern stairlifts are powered by batteries

Benefits:

The stairlift can be used even during a power outage, the batteries automatically re-charge when not in use. There is no mains voltage to worry about.

Call and Send Controls

Wireless remote controls top and bottom of the stairs.

Benefits:

This allows the stairlift to be "called" or for you to "send" the stairlift allowing multiple users in the house.

Swivel Seat

The stairlift seat can turn (swivel) at the top of the stairs.

Benefits:

Getting on and off the stairlift at the top of the stairs is safely undertaken by simply swivelling the seat at the top. The seat can be locked at 45 degrees or 90 degrees.

Diagnostic Display

An easy to read illuminated display diagnostic display.

Benefits:

The simple display shows the user the current state of the lift. Simple issues can be quickly identified and usually remedied immediately without the need for expensive callouts.

Safety Sensors

A series of Pressure Sensitive Edges.

Benefits:

Should the stairlift come into contact with an obstruction the PSE's or pressure sensitive edges will bring the stairlift to an immediate halt. The pressure sensitive edges are located on the sides of the carriage and the footrest as well as under the footrest.

Powered Swivel (PS)

Power assisted swivel mechanism

Benefits:

In some cases end-users may find it difficult to swivel themselves at the top of the stairs. The powered swivel option effortlessly turns the seat using the same controls as used to operate the lift.

Manual Hinged Track (MHT)

Manual folding track that can raise and lower the lower section of stairlift track when it comes across a door or passageway.

Benefits:

The manual hinged track option is a mechanism that raises and lowers a hinged track section. The operation is manual and requires a certain amount of dexterity and strength. It allows for an installation where the track may cause an obstruction such as in a doorway or passageway.

Powered Hinged Track (PHT)

Power assisted folding track that automatically raises and lowers the lower section of track.

Benefits:

The power hinged track option is an automatic mechanism that raises and lowers a hinged track section. The operation is fully automatic requiring no additional effort from the user. It allows for an installation where the track may cause an obstruction such as in a doorway or passageway.

Powered Footrest (PF)

Power assisted folding footrest mechanism

Benefits:

In some cases end-users may find it difficult to raise and lower the footrest themselves. The powered footrest option effortlessly raises and lowers the footrest by the press of a button located on the side of the seat back.

Key Switch

Key switch that isolates the lift.

Benefits:

Sometimes there may be young fingers and hands keen to play with the stairlift. The key switch ensures that the stairlift can be switched off to keep everyone safe. 

Easy to use controls

A joystick control on the chair armrest.

Benefits:

The simple to use controls are constant pressure. Should you want to stop mid travel you just let go. The controls are designed to be comfortable and easy to use.