Afikim Superlight SL-3 User`s manual

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WARNING
Read the User’s Manual carefully before operating the Superlight.
If you do not fully understand any part of this Manual,
Please contact your dealer or any of our Service.
Read this manual step by step
Centers - as injury or damage may occur from misuse!
WARNING
Electromagnetic Interference (“EMI”) can cause powered vehicles
to behave erratically, which could be dangerous to the user.
For your safety and protection, it is IMPERATIVE that you take
time to read Chapter : "EMI WARNING” before operating the
Superlight .
Serial Number Label is affixed to the Tiller: See Fig 10.
CE CERTIFICATION
The Afikim Electric Vehicles Ref. Registration Number with the
Competent Authority (UK)
is:
CA 000292.
Our Authorized Representative with the
Competent Authorities is:
MEDES LTD.POB 231
Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4YA, England
TEL/FAX: 0044-181-954-9964
EDITION: 02
MODEL: SL-3
DATE: July 28, 2004
Cat. No. – PRSL001
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CONTENTS
Subject
Page
CHAPTER 1 - DELIVERY and UNPACKING ........................................3
CHAPTER 2 - ASSEMBLY ..................................................................5
CHAPTER 3 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ...................................12
CHAPTER 4 - DISASSEMBLY ...........................................................16
CHAPTER 5 - CHARGING BATTERIES .............................................19
CHAPTER 6 - STORING IN CAR........................................................21
CHAPTER 7 - TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................22
BATTERY CHARGER - TROUBLESHOOTING..................................23
CHAPTER 8 - SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .........................................24
CHAPTER 9 - SERVICE.....................................................................26
CHAPTER 10 - SPECIFICATIONS * ..................................................28
CHAPTER 11 - EMI WARNING..........................................................30
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CHAPTER 1 - DELIVERY and UNPACKING
The SUPERLIGHT Scooter is delivered to you
packed in one Cardboard Box. .
Note: The box weight 60kg (132 lb.) - do NOT attempt to
lift it with out assistance.
1.1
Unpack as follows
(See Fig. 1)
a. Place boxes on floor with side up as marked by
the arrows on the side of the box.
b. Cut the Plastic Bands.
c. Remove the cardboard Top Cover.
d. Remove all parts from the boxes (and lay on the floor)
e. Identifying the SUPERLIGHT Components (See Fig. 1)
(1) Batteries Cover
(2) Frame
(3) Seat
(4) Batteries (left & right)
(5) Charger
(6) Seat Adapter
(7) Tiller
(8) Rear Basket
(9) Power Unit
Figure 1
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CHAPTER 2 - ASSEMBLY
2.1
Installation of the Power Unit
a. Position the Superlight power Unit on the floor so that the
anti tip is backward direction.
b. Lay the frame at the front of the power unit (See figure 2)
c. Lift the frame and install the frame bracket onto to power
unit square connecting bracket. Make sure the frame is
down to the end of the bracket. (See figure 3)
figure 2
figure 3
d. Secure the frame to the power unit by the anti tip securing
arrangement. Do that by releasing the knob at the right of
anti tip and pulling it upward until the knob is re secured.
(See figure 4)
figure 4
figure 4a
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e. To assure that the power unit is properly connected to the
frame ,you can try and lift the frame.
f. Connect the electrical connector coming from the frame to
the power unit Socket (See figure 4a) .
WARNING
After installing the frame onto the power unit and
locking it, Please check carefully that it is properly
positioned and secured.
2.2
Joining Tiller to Frame.
a. Place Tiller in front of the Frame. (See Fig. 5).
Kneel at the left side of the SUPERLIGHT holding the
left side of the Top Handle Bars of the Tiller with your
left hand. The Tiller should be vertical and slightly
inclined backward as shown in Figure 5.
b. With your right hand lift the Housing (at the front end of
the Frame) and place it above the (black) Tapered Pin
mounted on the Tiller.
c. Let the Housing slide down onto the black Tapered Pin
until you hear a “click”: at this time the Retaining Spring
should engage the Groove on the Tapered Pin thus
locking both sections to each other.
Figure 5
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d. Connect the Electric Plug to the Socket in the
Tiller (See Figure 6).
figure 6
2.3 Installation of Batteries (See Fig. 7)
Note: Installation of L.H Battery is identical to R.H.
Battery. L.H. Battery is shown.
a. Place battery in its location on the frame.
b. Connect Battery Plugs to battery.
Figure 7 – Small Battery
Figure 8 – Large Battery
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2.4
Installation of Batteries Cover (See Fig. 9)
a. Place Batteries Cover over the Batteries .
Make sure to insert the rear plates under the
cover into the slots in the power unit and that the
front of the cover seat properly.
(See Figure 9)
Figure 9
c. Push the Plastic Clip to secure the Batteries
Cover in its location (See Figure 10).
Figure 10
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2.5
Seat Installation (Figure 11)
Seat Installation and Adjust:
a. Insert the Seat Adapter into the Seat-Bushing
(1) Verify that the Seat-Bushing slot is in forward direction.
(2) Install bolt and washer and tighten the bolts very well,
using the attached wrench.
(3) Install and tighten the securing nut very well, using attached
wrench.
(4) Install the Seat into the Seat-Bushing while the Seat is 45
degree to the side of the frame.
(5) Press the Seat Turning Lever to place the Seat forward
position.
b. Adjusting the height of the Seat
Remove nut,
bolt and washer.
Change the
Seat Adapter
height,
install, bolt and
washer and
tight strongly
the securing nut.
c. Install Seat
Upholstery.
Figure 11
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2.6
Rear Basket Installation
a. Install the Rear Basket by placing it on the two Upper
Support bracket at the rear of the seat back lying on
the Bottom Support. (See Fig. 12).
Figure 12
2.7
After the assembly make sure that:
a. All parts are undamaged, properly assembled
and secured.
b. All electrical plugs are properly fastened.
c. The operating levers return automatically to
center position when they are squeezed and
released.
It is recommended to charge the batteries overnight before
operating the SUPERLIGHT for the first time. See Chapter 5
for charging instructions.
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2.8
Seating into the SUPERLIGHT
a. For comfort entering into the SUPERLIGHT
(See Figure 13).
b. Lift the Seat Turning Lever and turn the Seat
45 or 90 degree to the side of the frame.
c. Sit down and turn swivel back towards the front
of the vehicle while the lever is still pulled up.
d. Use the Seat Slider Lever to adjust the Seat
forward/Backward (See Fig. 13).
e. Fold the Seat Armrest as desired while getting
in or out of the vehicle.
Note: For your safety, always keep the armrest closed:
Forward – Down while seated.
Figure 13
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CHAPTER 3 - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY CHAPTER 8 - “SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS” - BEFORE DRIVING THE SUPERLIGHT.
Please charge your battery before first use (ca. 6 hours)
3.1
Mount the SUPERLIGHT, insert the Key into the Slot and turn
it clockwise to the (marked) ON position. The Key will remain
in this position. Panel On Light should come ON.(See
Figure 14).
3.2
You can drive forward by gently squeezing the Right Hand
Operating Lever. You can drive reverse by gently squeezing
the Left Hand Operating Lever.
The speed of the SUPERLIGHT is proportional to the
deflection of the Levers; the more you squeeze the
faster you go (either direction).
3.3
TO STOP : Release the Lever - it returns automatically to its
center (neutral) position and the SUPERLIGHT stops.
Note: For your safety and comfort the following features are
part of the normal operating sequence;
3.4
-
Slight delay after you squeeze the Lever before the motor
is engaged-
-
When squeezing or releasing the Lever you should hear a
“click” indicating that the Electromagnetic Brake is
activated.
The SUPERLIGHT has 2 speed modes ; Low / High
a.
In the High speed mode (marked by the “hare” symbol next to
the Speed Selector switch) the maximum attainable speed is
7.5 km/h (4.6 mph) When selector is in High Speed Mode –
Green light of switch is ON. (See Fig. 11).
b.
In the Low speed mode (marked by the “turtle” symbol next to
the Speed Selector switch ) the maximum attainable speed is
4.5 km/h (2.8 mph).*
* When selector is in Low Speed Mode – Green light of switch
is OFF. (See Fig. 15).
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figure 14
3.5
3.6
3.8
figure 15
Set the Speed Selector switch as desired.
When “extra-power” is needed (i.e., climbing allowed slopes)
use the High speed mode.
Battery Capacity Indicator (See Fig. 15)
The Battery Capacity Indicator is part of the Display Panel. The
indicator contains 4 red leds.
The battery capacity is proportional to the numbers of the
illuminated red leds. (Not include the green ON led).
Thus 4 Illuminated leds means: 100%-80% capacity.
Thus 3 Illuminated leds means: 80%-60% capacity
Thus 2 Illuminated leds means: 60%-40% capacity
Thus 1 Illuminated leds means: 40%-20% capacity
Thus 1 leds flashing means: 20%- 0% capacity
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3.7
Lights Operating (See Fig. 16)
To switch on the SUPERLIGHT light, use the Right-Blue switch.
WARNING
1. Until you get used to the SUPERLIGHT and its operational
features - Speed Selector switch should be set at the Low
mode (“Turtle”).
2. When going down hill always use the low speed mode.
Notes:
1. The Battery Capacity Indicator reset itself to full (4
leds) only after full recharge.
2. In case that Charging Adapter is used to charge the
Batteries out of the SUPERLIGHT, the Battery
Capacity Indicator of the vehicle will not reset
automatically.
To reset the Battery Capacity Indicator
Turn on the key switch and wait for 2 minutes
without driving.
Note: It is recommended to charge the batteries at the end of
each day.
Notes: 1. There is available a model of SUPERLIGHT in which
the maximum speed is 6.0 km/h .
2. Speed can be limited by authorized technician.
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Charging
Fuse
Figure 16
3.9
In case of power fail, low battery or other fail
The SUPERLIGHT can be pushed manually pulling upward the
EMB manual release lever at the rear of the SUPERLIGHT
(See Fig. 17) and pushing the SUPERLIGHT by hand.
The SUPERLIGHT will not operate and the buzzer will beep
until the manual release lever is pushed downward again, back
to its original position.
(The buzzer will operate only when the key switch is in “ON”
position).
figure 17
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CHAPTER 4 - DISASSEMBLY
4.1
Removal of Seat
(See Fig. 18)
a. Remove the Rear Basket by lifting it up from its
Support Rod.
b. Remove the Seat from the Seat Adapter by
lifting the Seat straight up while turning Release
Lever is pulled only when the Seat is 45ºback
direction to the left.
figure 18
4.2
figure 19
Separation of Tiller from Frame
(See Fig. 19).
For ease of operation we recommend working on the left side
of the SUPERLIGHT (facing forward ):
a. Disengage the Electric Plug from its socket in the Tiller by
squeezing the Snap Button (located on the plug) - and pull.
b. Support the Tiller with your left hand holding the Upper Left
Rail.
c. Push the Retaining Spring with the thumb of the right hand
until it is freed from the Groove on the (black) Tapered Pin.
d. Carefully lift the Frame off the Tapered Pin and lay both
sections on the floor.
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4.3
Removal of Batteries
Batteries can be easily removed from your
SUPERLIGHT as follows a. Remove Seat and Rear Basket (see
instructions in paragraph 4.2 above).
b. Open Batteries Cover - (See Fig. 20).
1) Pull back Plastic Clip
2) Push the cover backward than up a little from
the rear slots in the power unit cover and than
forward out .
c. Disconnect cables from batteries: unplug
Battery Plugs.
d. Remove each battery by pulling it with it's handle .
(See Figure 21).
Figure 20
Figure 21
WARNING !!
Failure to follow above instructions could cause
pinching of your hand or fingers if battery slides down
and causes hand to come in contact with other parts.
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4.4
Removal of Power Unit
a. Remove the Batteries. (As explained in 4.3).
b. Disconnect the electrical connector coming from the frame to
the power unit Socket (See Figure 22)
Figure 22
Figure 22a
c. Squeeze the rear knob at the right of the anti tip and pushed it
downward until locked again. (See Figure 22a)
d. Pull up the frame from the square bracket of the power unit
and lay it on the side (See Figure 23).
e. Now you can pick
up the power unit .
Figure 23
WARNING
The power unit weight approximately 14Kg (31 lbs)
Lift it only by loading your Knees .
Never lift it while loading your back
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CHAPTER 5 - CHARGING BATTERIES
The Battery Charger supplied with your SUPERLIGHT controls
the charging operation, prevents over-charging and prolongs the
life of the batteries.
Read chargers instructions carefully before using the charger.
Note: There is no ON/OFF power switch to the charger.
5.1
Charging Batteries
(See Fig. 24)
a. Insert the Charging Plug into the Charging Socket in the right
hand side of the Tiller of the SUPERLIGHT.
b. Plug the power cord of the Charger into a wall outlet.
c. The Charger Lamp will show as follows:
Red – Charger Cord is plugged into the wall outlet.
Yellow – Charging
Green – Battery are fully charged .
When charging is complete and you are ready to go -unplug the
Charger from the wall outlet and then pull out the charging
plugfrom the charging socket.
Figure 24
d. Under ideal storage conditions, batteries which were charged to
full capacity and not used -will remain charged for approximately
6 months.
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e. If you are planning not to use your SUPERLIGHT for an
extended period of time, we recommend charging it for two days
and then disconnecting the batteries.
f. If you have not used your SUPERLIGHT for an extended period
of time, charge the batteries for at least 12 hours before driving.
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•
•
5.2
There is NO need to disconnect the Charging Plug promptly
after the charging is complete.
HOWEVER, do not leave the Charger connected to the
batteries for more than two weeks.
As long as the Charging Plug is in the Charging Socket, the
electronic control of the SUPERLIGHT automatically cuts all
power and the SUPERLIGHT can not be driven.
Charging Adapter (Optional)
The Charging Adapter enables charging the batteries when
they are removed from the SUPERLIGHT.
This is needed when a wall outlet is not available close to the
SUPERLIGHT’s position, when you have extra set of batteries,
or when the SUPERLIGHT is stored . In such cases you can
remove the batteries from the SUPERLIGHT (as per the
instructions in Chapter 4) and use the Charging Adapter to
charge the batteries.
a. Connect the two Electrical Plugs of the Charging Adapter
to the two batteries.
b. Connect the Charging Plug of the Charger to the
Charging Socket in the Charging Adapter.
c. Connect the Charger to a wall outlet.(see 5.1)
Note: See relevant battery capacity indicator instructions (paragraph
3.8) when using charging adapter.
Note: In case that Charging Adapter is used to charge the
Batteries out of the SUPERLIGHT, the Battery Capacity Indicator
of the vehicle will not reset automatically. To reset the Battery
Capacity Indicator , Turn on the key switch and wait for 12
seconds without driving
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CHAPTER 6 - STORING IN CAR (See Fig. 25)
The SUPERLIGHT design, its small dimensions and low
weight allow for easy and simple storage and transportation
in almost all types of cars.
6.1 Take off the Seat and the Rear Basket.
6.2 Separate the Tiller from the Frame. See instructions in Chapter 4.
WARNING
Never try to lift a fully assembled Frame by yourself as it is
heavy and weights 36.4 Kg (80 lb.) without the Seat and the
Rear Basket.
6.3 Remove the batteries as shown in 4.3
6.4 Remove the power unit as show in 4.4
6.3 You can store the SUPERLIGHT in a car AFTER disassembling
the Tiller ,Basket , Seat , Batteries, Frame and Power Unit.
WARNING
The power unit weights 14.5 Kg (32 lb.). User should be
aware of his capabilities and should refrain from attempting
to lift this load if it exceeds whatever he is allowed to lift.
6.4 With the help of another person you can lift the complete Frame
and place it in the trunk. In both cases (paragraph 6.3 and 6.4),
store the Tiller, the Seat and the Basket on top or alongside the
Frame - as space allows.
6.5 Take steps to
assure that
the sections
and the parts
do not rub against
each other.
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CHAPTER 7 - TROUBLESHOOTING
No. Trouble
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
1
- Cables not properly
connected or need
repair
- Check cables and
reinsert all
connections. If
the problem is
not resolved call
your dealer or
Service Center
- Reset the fuses at
the battery side
(Maximum 2 times)
- turn off – on the
key
- Call dealer or
Service
Center
Green Lamp not ON
when Key is turned,
Or the Green lamp is
Flashing
- Main fuse on
battery
assembly poped out
or electrical failure
- electronic system
failure.
2
Battery capacity
Indicator show low
capacity
- Batteries need
recharging
- Recharge
Batteries
3
When squeezing
Operating Lever a
“click” is not heard
- The Electro
Magnetic Brake is
out of order.
- DO NOT DRIVE
SUPERLIGHT
Call dealer or
Service Center
4
When squeezing
- The Lever (internal)
Operating Lever (either Spring is broken or
left or right) and
displaced
releasing it the Lever
does not return to the
neutral position.
- DO NOT DRIVE
SUPERLIGHT
Call dealer or
Service Center
5
Drive is not smooth or
drive is irregular.
- Charge Batteries;
if problem not
resolved:- Replace Batteries.
- Call dealer or
Service Center
6
Buzzer beeps and
- Manual release knob
vehicle does not move
at top of motor cover
when squeezing
is turned
operating lever.
- Batteries not
charged, or
- Batteries need
replacement
- Push down the EMB
release lever.
- Call dealer or
Service Center
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BATTERY CHARGER - TROUBLESHOOTING
No. Trouble
1
2
Probable Cause
Corrective Action
Charger indicator is
not ON while the
charger is plugged
into wall outlet
Faulty charger
Replace charger
Charger indicator
does not change
color to yellow or
green when the
Loose contact
between plug and
socket
Pull plug and insert
again.
charging plug is
inserted into socket in
tiller
3
Green light does not
turn ON after more
then 20 hours
Charging fuse popped
out
If problem recurs call
Service Center
Batteries not fully
charged yet
Continue charging
overnight
-----------------------Old batteries
If problem persists
call Service Center
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-----------------------Charger needs
repair
4
Reset the charging
fuse on tiller (see fig.
12)
The Battery Indicator Faulty charger
does not reset into
The key switch was
full battery charge
Turn off during
after full charging
charging
Call Service Center
Replace charger
Turn on the key switch
for 2 minutes
Without driving
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CHAPTER 8 - SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
The SUPERLIGHT can be operated indoors, as well as
outdoors on flat paved surfaces.
Please note and strictly adhere to the following Safety Instructions.
Additional Warnings and Notices are printed in this USER’S MANUAL
; it is imperative that you read carefully all chapters of this
Manual before operating the SUPERLIGHT. It is also advisable to
refresh your memory by re-reading this Manual every few months or
as applicable to user’s memory.
8.1
Get acquainted with the SUPERLIGHT and its operational
features before driving it. Drive very slowly until you get used to
the SUPERLIGHT, to its different functions and safety features, to
its braking capabilities and limitations.
8.2
Due to the low ground clearance, It is strictly forbidden to climb up
or down any obstacle exceeding 6 cm (2.3”).
8.3
Watch carefully for pedestrians and drive your SUPERLIGHT
accordingly. In crowded area always drive with Speed Selector
set on Low (turtle).
8.4
Drive ONLY where permitted according to all applicable laws and
ordinances.
8.5
DO NOT turn the Key to the OFF position while in motion; this
may cause abrupt and excessive deceleration which in turn may
cause injury to user and damage to the SUPERLIGHT.
8.6
The load in the rear basket should not exceed 10 kg ( 22 lb.).
8.7
The SUPERLIGHT is designed and built to be carry ONE
person only: Never operate it with an additional person or child
on board.
8.8
CLEANING : Never use a hose ; this may severely damage
the power and electronic components.
Clean your SUPERLIGHT using only a damp cloth with mild
detergent.
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8.9
Emergency Braking in case of danger when driving forward,
Squeeze Reverse Lever to stop. In case of danger when
reversing - squeeze the Forward Lever. This may cause
abrupt and excessive deceleration which in turn may cause
injury to user and damage to the SUPERLIGHT.
WARNING
Persons with impaired capacity and/or untrained
persons should not operate the SUPERLIGHT under any
conditions. Special care must be exercised to prevent
children from operating the SUPERLIGHT.
8.10
Emergency Moving. In emergency cases, to move the
vehicle when there is a fail on control or battery system:
Release the Manual release of the electromagnetic brake
by pulling upward the lever at the rear of the Superlight
and push the SUPERLIGHT by hand forward or reverse
as needed (see figure 17).
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CHAPTER 9 - SERVICE
Your SUPERLIGHT is designed and built to provide a long, useful
and troublefree life. Occasionally it may require service
depending on the conditions and environment to which it was
exposed.
We recommend that for service and repair you maintain contact
the authorized dealer where you purchased your SUPERLIGHT.
If this is not possible, please contact one of our Service Centers
and we will either assist you over the telephone or provide you
with the name and address of the nearest authorized service
where you can receive immediate assistance.
The SUPERLIGHT needs little periodical service, but when it does
it should be carefully performed at specified times to avoid risk of
failure and to insure continuous and smooth operation.
When servicing the SUPERLIGHT, park it on level surface and
keep the key disengaged.
Periodical servicing requirements
No.
Service
Frequency
1
Check tires for damage and replace if
necessary.
Every two Month
2*
General check of screws tightening.
Every half year
3*
Inspection of electromagnetic brake
Every half year
4*
Inspection of the tiller and power unit securing
arrangements.
Every half year
5
Cleaning
As required
* Those technical operations for the vehicle should be done only
by a trained and authorized technician.
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9.1
Tires and air pressure inspection
As standard, the SUPERLIGHT is supplied with PU
(Polyurethane) tires which does not need any service.
In case of using air tires: a. Normal air pressure in the SUPERLIGHT tires is essential
for retaining the vehicle’s travel ability and stabilization.
b. The tires should be inspected for external completeness
and general condition, and for proper seating of the tire on the
entire wheel perimeter.
c. The air pressure of the tires should be inspected every two
weeks, especially after a long storage time period.
d. Normal tire air pressure - 36 psi (2.4 bars).
e. Air pressure may be replenished or inspected in gas
stations or by a foot/hand pump equipped with pressure gage.
9.2
Cleaning
NOTE: The SUPERLIGHT should be cleaned with water
and soap only. Do not clean the vehicle with a water jet
stream.
a. Clean the external assemblies only.
b. Upon completion of the cleaning, wait for parts to dry.
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CHAPTER 10 - SPECIFICATIONS *
DIMENSIONS:
Width
Length with straight handlebars
Height of seat from floor
Ground clearance
WEIGHTS :
Tiller
Frame - complete
Frame (without power unit)
Power Unit
Batteries small (each)
Batteries large (each)
Seat +basket
Total with small batteries
Total with large batteries
OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Speed (Speed Selector switch)
Forward HIGH
up to
Forward LOW
up to
Reverse
up to
Maximum allowed load
Maximum rear basket load
Maximum traveling distance :
With battery 18 AH
With battery 26 AH
(with fully charged batteries user
weight 75 kg at level surface,
in high speed mode)
Maximum downhill slope allowed
Maximum uphill climb (slope) allowed
Turning radius
Minimum safe turning radius
Metric (cm)
62
113
55-60
7.5
U.S. (inches)
24.4
44.5
21.5-23.6
3.0
Metric (kg)
6
23
8.5
14.5
2x6.7
2x10.7
9.6 +0.8
54
62
U.S. (lb.)
13.2
50.6
18.7
32
2x14.7
2x23.5
21+1.7
119
136.4
Metric
U.S.
8.0
4.5
4.5
110
10
km/h
km/h
km/h
kg
kg
15-20 km
20-25 km
13 %
13 %
70 cm
80 cm
5.0
2.8
2.8
240
22
mph
mph
mph
lbs.
lbs.
10-12.5 miles
12.5-37.5miles
7.4 deg.
7.4 deg.
27.5 inch
31.5 inch
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OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
(Cont.)
Maximum allowed side angle
Metric
13
%
U.S.
7.4 deg.
WHEELS & MARKINGS ON TIRES:
Front – PU Solid or Air tube, φ250 mm x 50 mm
Rear – PU Solid or Air tube , φ250mm x 50mm
GENERAL:
Drive
Motor/Gear
Batteries
Controls
Braking
EMI immunity level
CHARGER:
Output
Input
Fuse
Charging time for empty batteries
Rear Transaxle
300 W
2 x 18 AH , 12V
2 x 26 AH , 12V
As per ISO 7176.
Automatic /Electromagnetic
Braking + Manual Release
20 V/m
2.0 Amperes, 24 Volts
85 V to 250 V AC
As marked on charger label
10-12 hours (Depend on batteries
Type)
OPTIONS:
• Front Basket
• Charging Adapter
• Left seat
• Charger form cigarette lighter socket of car
* All specifications are subject to change without notice
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CHAPTER 11 - EMI WARNING
All types of electrically powered vehicles, such as powered wheelchairs
and motorized scooters (in this text all types will be referred to as
“powered vehicles”) may be susceptible to electromagnetic
interference (EMI), which is interfering electromagnetic energy (EM)
emitted from sources such as radio stations, TV stations, amateur radio
(HAM) transmitters, two way radios and cellular phones. The
interference (from radio wave sources) can cause the powered vehicle
to release its brakes, move by itself, or move in unintended direction. It
can also damage the powered vehicle’s control system. The intensity of
the interfering EM energy can be measured in volts per meter (V/m).
Each powered vehicle can resist EMI up to a certain intensity. This is
called its “immunity level”. The higher the immunity level, the greater
the protection. At this time, current technology is capable of achieving
at least 20 V/m immunity level, which would provide useful protection
from the more common sources of radiated EMI. This SUPERLIGHT
as shipped with no further modification, has an immunity level of
20 V/m.
There are a number of sources of relatively intense electromagnetic
fields in everyday environment. Some of this sources are obvious and
easy to avoid. Others are not apparent and exposure is unavoidable.
However, we believe that by following the warning listed below, your
risk of EMI will be minimized.
The sources of radiated EMI can be broadly classified into three types:
1)
Hand held portable transceivers (transmittersreceivers) with the antenna mounted directly on the
transmitting unit. Examples include: citizen band (CB) radios,
“walkie talkies”, security, fire and police transceivers, cellular
telephones and other personal communication devices. **
NOTE: some cellular telephones and similar devices transmit signals
while they are ON, even when not being used.
2)
Medium range mobile transceivers
Such as those used in police cars, fire trucks, ambulances and taxis.
These usually have the antenna mounted on the outside of the vehicle.
3)
Long-range transmitters and transceivers such as
commercial broadcast transmitters (Radio and TV broadcast
antenna towers) and amateur (HAM) radios.
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NOTE: Other types of hand held devices, such as cordless phones,
laptop computers, AM/FM radios, TV sets, CD players, cassette players
and small appliances such as electric shavers and hair dryers, as far as
we know, are not likely to cause EMI problems to your powered
vehicle.
Powered Vehicle Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
Because EM energy rapidly becomes more intense as one moves
closer to the transmitting antenna , the EM filed from hand-held radio
wave sources (transceivers) are of special concern. It is possible to
unintentionally bring high levels of EM energy close to the powered
vehicle’s control system while using these devices. This can affect
powered vehicle movement and braking. Therefore, the warnings listed
below are recommended to prevent possible interference with the
control system of the powered vehicle.
WARNINGS : Electromagnetic interference (EMI) from sources such as
radio and TV stations, amateur radio (HAM) transmitters, two-way
radios and cellular phones can affect powered vehicles.
Following the warnings listed below should reduce the chance of
unintended brake release or powered vehicle movement which could
result in serious injury:
1) Do not operate hand-held transceivers (transmitters-receivers) such as
citizen band (CB) radios, or turn ON personal communication devices
such as cellular phones, while the powered vehicle is turned ON.
2) Be aware of nearby transmitters, such as radio or TV stations and try
to avoid coming close to them
3) In unintended movement or brake release occurrences turn the
powered vehicle OFF as soon as it is safe.
4) Be aware that adding accessories or components, or modifying the
powered vehicle, may make it more susceptible to EMI (Note: there is
no easy way to evaluate their effect on the overall immunity level of the
powered vehicle).
5) Report to us all incidents of unintended movement or brake release
and note whether there is a source of EMI nearby.
Important information
1) 20 volts per meter (V/m) is a generally achievable and useful
immunity level against EMI (as of May 1994). The higher the level
the greater the protection;
2) This product as delivered to you has an immunity level of 20 V/m.
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