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Item Details

AC Mobility The Little Ripper Power Wheelchair

ILC Reference NO 43:51:001
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

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This Australian made powered wheelchair for children features an adjustable frame allowing alteration in seat width, depth and seat height to accommodate growth. Solid padded seating is featured, however this wheelchair will also accept a range of other commercially or custom built seating systems. The backrest folds and the seat is removable to assist with transport. A foot operated manual seat tilt is included.

Refer to supplier details for pricing

The seat width and depth are manually adjustable.
The seat height is manually adjustable.
The seat rail design will allow use of a drop in seat cushion up to 50mm in depth.
The seat tilt is activated manually by a foot release pedal. A tilt up to 30 to 40 degrees can be achieved, dependent on seat height.
The armrests are height adjustable and removable.
The footplates are swing away and removable, and height adjustable in increments of 25.4mm.
The footplates are adjustable in angle to allow for dorsiflexion, plantarflexion and foot rotation. They are also adjustable in depth.

12 months.

Safety and Maintenance
Refer to supplier/manufacturer manual and instructions for all safety and maintenance details.
ĚThis item should be trialled in the user"s own environment to ensure maximum safety and independence. Environmental considerations include eg: kerbs, footpaths, tram and railway crossings, street crossings, etc.

Australian Standards
AS 3696.2 - 1992 Determination of dynamic stability of electric wheelchairs.
AS 3696.4 - 1992 Determination of energy consumption of electric wheelchairs.
AS 3696.5 - 1989 Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS 3696.6 - 1990 Determination of maximum speed, acceleration and retardation of electric wheelchairs.
AS 3696.8 - 1998 Requirements and test methods for static, impact and fatigue strengths.
AS 3696.9 - 1990 Climatic tests for electric wheelchairs.
AS 3696.10- 1990 Obstacle climbing ability of electric wheelchairs.
For some types of equipment, specific Australian Standards are applicable to the materials used in, and the manufacturing processes applied to products. Compliance with relevant Standards is indicated by written certification that a product has been tested and assessed as compliant with specified Australian Standards. Purchasers are advised to check with the supplier or manufacturer of this item as to its compliance with the relevant Australian Standard(s).

Little Ripper
The Little Ripper

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