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Internal Working of Hover Round Wheel Chair
If you own a Hover Round power chair you may have at some point wondered about the internals of your wheel chair. Well maybe you don’t have an engineering inclination and never give a damn on how that thing works, all you care about is that it works whenever you need it. But for some of you who think you should have some understanding of the internals of the Hover Round, this article might help you.
Alright so what are the main parts of the power wheel chair? You guessed right it has a motor and battery for sure. So on the right you see a typical motor of a wheelchair. Now did I even lose the few audience who had braved and gotten this far with me. Well don't worry I am not asking you to repair this motor but just admire that such a small piece of equipment can run your wheel chair or power scooter trust worthily.
Now depending on what kind of power chair you have, your chair either uses a two pole motor or the four pole motor. This distinction actually depends on your weight, if your weight is in excess of 230 lbs then you probably have a power chair with four poles else you might have a 2 pole chair. So if you are heavy it is required that the wheel chair itself is more sturdy and strong and hence will require a more powerful motor.
Okay so now that you have figured out something regarding the motors of the wheel chairs lets look at the batteries in them.
The battery of the Hover Round is the rechargeable lead cell. They provide up to 5 amps of power and can typically last 8 to 10 hours without requiring to be recharged. The duration for which the battery will hold power without requiring recharge also varies among the different brands of wheelchairs. The noted statistics are typical for a Hover Round.
Other interesting internals of the Hover Round are its controls. Most Hover Round wheel chairs these days come with a joystick control so that it is extremely easy to turn and control them. This interface is ideal for someone who is restrained in the use of their hands.
You can custom several features in your wheel chair based on your individual needs and requirements. As mentioned earlier you can find the Hover Round wheel chair which will be able to support your weight and also the one that you would like to steer using the joystick. If you have further questions, please feel free to leave comments on this site and we will be sure to reply to you.
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