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Alternative Drive Controls

If you need special controls that provide a high-level of specialisation, as well as the joystick and head array style input devices, there are technologies which utilise sensors which may better suit your needs.

The TouchDrive offers a unique driving interface for those with specific diagnoses who require another way to be independent.

TouchDrive 2

TouchDrive 2

Touchscreen proportional controller

Frequently Asked Questions

You can program and download software profiles at www.sunmedwebiq.com

The charge indicator that's built into the charger should notify you. However you should always consult your user manual for the exact instructions for your power wheelchair model.

Yes, it's advisable to recharge the batteries every night - regardless of their use during the day. It's especially important to fully-charge your power wheelchair before first-use. If you don't recharge the batteries regularly, it will reduce their ability to hold power.

No. Static electricity is a natural phenomenon and does not come from your powerchair's batteries.

Our Built-4-Me bespoke wheelchairs team can help to provide adaptations that go above and beyond the standard options that are generally available to order. They'll make every effort to provide you with a safe, reliable solution that matches your needs.

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Proportional controls allow you to move in any direction, as the movement of the chair is literally proportional to the movement of the input device. Both the TouchDrive2 and DriveStation are proportional controls.