Quickie P-11 Instruction manual

P-11
User Instruction Manual & Warranty
SUPPLIER: THIS MANUAL MUST BE GIVEN TO THE RIDER OF THIS WHEELCHAIR.
RIDER: BEFORE USING THIS WHEELCHAIR READ THIS ENTIRE MANUAL AND SAVE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
P-11
Mode d’emploi et garantie
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P-11
Manual de Instrucciones y Garantía para el Usuario
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PARA FUTURA REFERENCIA.
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I. INTRODUCTION
SUNRISE LISTENS
Thank you for choosing a Quickie wheelchair. We want to hear your questions or comments
about this manual, the safety and reliability of your chair, and the service you receive from
your Sunrise supplier. Please feel free to write or call us at the address and telephone number below:
SUNRISE MEDICAL
Customer Service Department
7477 East Dry Creek Parkway
Longmont, Colorado 80503
(800) 333-4000 or (303) 218-4500
FOR ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS
Your authorized supplier knows your wheelchair best and can answer most of your questions
about chair safety, use and maintenance. For future reference, fill in the following:
Supplier: ______________________________________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________________
Telephone: _____________________________________________________________________________
Serial #: _______________________________________ Date/Purchased: ________________________
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INTRODUCTION ..............................................................................
TABLE OF CONTENTS .......................................................................
YOUR CHAIR AND ITS PARTS............................................................
NOTICE - READ BEFORE USE.............................................................
EMI (ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE) ..........................................
A.What is EMI ................................................................................
B.What Effect Can EMI Have .............................................................
C. Sources of EMI.............................................................................
D.Distance From the Source ..............................................................
E. Immunity Level............................................................................
F. Report All Suspected EMI Incidents ................................................
VI. GENERAL WARNINGS ......................................................................
A.Notice to Rider ............................................................................
B.Notice to Attendants ....................................................................
C. Weight Limit ...............................................................................
D.Controller Settings .......................................................................
E. EMI............................................................................................
F. Safety Check-List .........................................................................
G.Changes & Adjustments.................................................................
H.When Seated in a Parked Wheelchair...............................................
I. Environmental Conditions ..............................................................
J. Terrain........................................................................................
K.Street Use...................................................................................
L. Motor Vehicle Safety.....................................................................
M.Center of Balance.........................................................................
N.Transfers .....................................................................................
O. Reaching or Leaning.....................................................................
P. Dressing or Changing Clothes .........................................................
Q.Obstacles ....................................................................................
R.Driving in Reverse ........................................................................
S. Ramps, Slopes & Sidehills..............................................................
T To Reduce the Risk of Falls, Tip-over or Loss of Control .....................
U.Ramps at Home & Work.................................................................
V. Wheelchair Lifts ...........................................................................
W.Curbs & Single Steps ....................................................................
X. Stairs .........................................................................................
Y. Escalators ...................................................................................
VII. WARNINGS: COMPONENTS & OPTIONS ...............................................
A.Armrests .....................................................................................
B.Batteries.....................................................................................
C. Cushions .....................................................................................
D.Fasteners ....................................................................................
E. Footplate & Footrests ...................................................................
F. Motor Locks ................................................................................
G.On/Off Switch..............................................................................
H.Pneumatic Tires ...........................................................................
I. Positioning Belts..........................................................................
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J. Seating Systems...........................................................................
K.Upholstery Fabric .........................................................................
L. Suspension..................................................................................
M.Wiring ........................................................................................
SET UP, ADJUSTMENT & USE ............................................................
Notes ............................................................................................
Tools You Will Need .........................................................................
Check Out ......................................................................................
A.Battery Case Removal ...................................................................
B.Footplate Adjustment ...................................................................
C. Integral Joystick ..........................................................................
D.Armrests Adjustment ....................................................................
E. Backrest .....................................................................................
F. Seat Removal...............................................................................
G.Seat Height Adjustment ................................................................
H.Shroud and Cover Removal.............................................................
I. Check-Out ...................................................................................
OPERATING GUIDE ..........................................................................
A.Performance Control Settings .........................................................
B.QTRONIX Programmer Pad (Optional)...............................................
C. Thermal Roll-Back ........................................................................
D.Circuit Breakers............................................................................
E. Joystick Assembly ........................................................................
F. Motor Locks ................................................................................
BATTERIES .....................................................................................
A.Introduction................................................................................
B.Battery Charger............................................................................
C. Acid Burns ..................................................................................
D.Connecting Batteries in Battery Well...............................................
E. Charging Batteries........................................................................
F. Disposing of Batteries...................................................................
MAINTENANCE ...............................................................................
A.Notes .........................................................................................
B.Cleaning .....................................................................................
C. Storage Tips ................................................................................
D.Pneumatic Tires ...........................................................................
E. To Repair or Replace a Tire ............................................................
F. Motor Brushes .............................................................................
G.Ordering Parts..............................................................................
H.Maintenance Chart .......................................................................
SUNRISE LIMITED WARRANTY ..........................................................
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III. YOUR CHAIR AND ITS PARTS
1. Flip-back, height-adjustable armrest
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2. Integral controller joystickprogrammable
3. Contour Seat
4. Front caster 4"
5. Rear stabilizing caster 4"
6. Single plate foot platform
7. Semi-recline seat
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9. Caster fork (front)
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QUICKIE P-11
Weight
51 lbs (base)
85 lbs (base + seat)
22 lbs (battery pack)
Drive Wheels
8" Mag: pneumatic w/airless inserts
Joystick
Standard – integral (right-hand or
left-hand mount)
Batteries
(1) 12 amp battery pack
Battery Charger
Option – off board 2 amp
Colors
Red, Blue, Champagne, Black
Armrest
Flip-back, height-adjustable 14" arm pad
Seats, Upholstery and Style
High back chair offers semi recline
Material: vinyl
Color: grey
Width: 18
Depth: 18
Suspension
Standard- all wheel independent
Footrest:
Standard- Foot Platform
Casters (front)
Standard- 4" solid
All features may not be available with
some chair setups or in conjunction with
another chair feature. Please consult your
supplier for more information. Your authorized supplier can also provide you with
more information on accessories.
Casters (rear)
Standard- 4" solid
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I V. N o t i c e – R e a d B e f o r e U s e
IV. NOTICE– READ BEFORE USE
A. CHOOSE THE RIGHT CHAIR & SAFETY OPTIONS
Sunrise provides a choice of many power wheelchair styles, sizes and adjustments to meet
the needs of the rider. However, final selection of a wheelchair rests solely with you and
your health care professional. Choosing the best chair for you depends on such things as:
1. Your size, disability, strength, balance and coordination.
2. Your intended use, and your level of activity.
3. The types of hazards you must overcome in daily use (in areas where you are likely to
use your chair).
4. The need for options for your safety and comfort (such as positioning belts or special
seat systems).
B. ADJUST CHAIR TO YOUR ABILITY
You need to work with your doctor, nurse or therapist, and your supplier, to fit this chair
and adjust the controller settings for your level of function and ability.
C. REVIEW THIS MANUAL OFTEN
Before using this chair you, and each person who may assist you, should read this entire
Manual and make sure to follow all instructions. Review the warnings often, until they are
second nature to you.
D. WARNINGS
The word “WARNING” refers to a hazard or unsafe practice that may cause severe injury or
death to you or to other persons. The “Warnings” are in four main sections, as follows:
1. V — EMI
Here you will learn about electromagnetic interference and how it can affect your chair.
2. VI — GENERAL WARNINGS
Here you will find a safety checklist and a summary of risks you need to be aware of
before you ride this chair.
3. VII — WARNINGS — COMPONENTS & OPTIONS
Here you will learn about your chair. Consult your supplier and your health care professional to help you choose the best set-up and options for your safety.
4. XI — BATTERIES
Here you will learn about battery and charger safety, and how to avoid injury.
NOTE– Where they apply, you will also find “Warnings” in other sections of this Manual.
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V. EMI (ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE)
Heed all warnings to reduce the risk of unintended brake release or chair movement:
1. Beware of the danger from hand-held transceivers. (A “transceiver” is a device
that both sends and receives radio wave signals). Never turn on or use a handheld transceiver while power to your chair is on. Use extra care if you believe
that such a device may be in use near your chair.
2. Be aware of nearby radio or TV stations, and avoid coming close to them.
3. If unintended movement occurs, turn your chair off as soon as it is safe to do so.
A. WHAT IS EMI?
1. EMI means: electromagnetic (EM) interference (I). EMI comes from radio wave sources
such as radio transmitters and transceivers.
2. There are a number of sources of intense EMI in your daily environment.
Some of these are obvious and easy to avoid. Others are not, and you may not be
able to avoid them.
3. Powered wheelchairs may be susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI) emitted from sources such as radio stations, TV stations, amateur radio (HAM) transmitters, two way radios, and cellular phones.
4. EMI can also be produced by conducted sources or electro-static discharge (ESD).
B. WHAT EFFECT CAN EMI HAVE?
1. EMI can cause your chair, without warning, to:
• Release its brakes
• Move by itself
• Move in unintended directions
If any of these occurs, it could result in severe injury to you or others.
2. EMI can damage the control system of your chair. This could create a safety hazard,
and lead to costly repairs.
C. SOURCES OF EMI
The sources of EMI fall into three broad types:
1. Hand-Held Transceivers:
The antenna is usually mounted directly on the unit. These include:
• Citizens band (CB) radios
• “Walkie-talkies”
• Security, fire and police radios
• Cellular phones
• Lap-top computers with phone or fax
• Other personal communication devices
NOTE– These devices can transmit signals while they are on, even if not in use.
2. Medium-Range Mobile Transceivers:
These include two-way radios used in police cars, fire trucks, ambulances and taxi cabs. The
antenna is usually mounted on the outside of the vehicle.
3. Long-Range Transceivers:
These include commercial radio and TV broadcast antenna towers and amateur (HAM) radios.
Note: The following are not likely to cause EMI problems: Lap-top computers (without
phone or fax), Cordless phones, TV sets or AM/FM radios, CD or tape players.
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D. DISTANCE FROM THE SOURCE
EM energy rapidly becomes more intense as you get closer to the source. For this
reason, EMI from hand-held devices is of special concern. (See C.1 above) A person using one of these devices can bring high levels of EM energy very close to
your chair without you knowing it.
E. IMMUNITY LEVEL
1. The level of EM energy is measured in volts per meter (V/m). Every power wheelchair
can resist EMI up to a certain level. This is called its “immunity level”.
2. The higher the immunity level, the less the risk of EMI. It is believed that a
20 V/m immunity level will protect the power wheelchair user from the more common
sources of radio waves.
3. The Quickie P-11 with the following configuration was tested and found to be
immune to at least 20 V/m:
Quickie P-11 power wheelchair with a right-hand mounted Penny & Giles VSI integral
controller, contour seat, flip-back armrests, solid flip-up footplate and battery pack.
Individuals with physical limitations requiring the use of a specialty control
input device known not to be immune to 20V/m, or not known, should exercise
extra care around known sources of EMI.
There is no way to know the effect on EMI if you add accessories or modify this
chair. Any change to your chair may increase the risk of EMI. Parts from other
suppliers have unknown EMI properties.
F. REPORT ALL SUSPECTED EMI INCIDENTS
You should promptly report any unintended movement or brake release. Be sure
to indicate whether there was a radio wave source near your chair at the time.
Contact: Sunrise Medical Customer Service Department at (800) 333-4000.
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VI. GENERAL WARNINGS
Heed all warnings in this section. If you fail to do so a fall, tip-over or loss of
control may occur and cause severe injury to you or others.
A. NOTICE TO RIDER
1. Before using this chair, you should be trained in its safe use by your health care professional.
2. Every wheelchair is different. Take the time to learn the feel of this chair before you
begin riding.
3. Be aware that you must develop your own methods for the safe use of this chair that
are best suited to your level of function and ability.
4. Have someone help you practice bending, reaching and transferring until you learn
how to do them safely.
5. Never try a new maneuver on your own unless you are sure it is safe.
6. Get to know the areas where you plan to use your chair. Look for hazards and learn
how to avoid them.
7. Do not allow additional riders on the chair, armrests or chassis. Doing so may result
in injury or damage.
B. NOTICE TO ATTENDANTS
Make sure you heed all warnings and follow all instructions in each section of this
manual. (Be aware that warnings that apply to the rider also apply to you).
Notes:
1. You need to work with the rider and the rider’s doctor, nurse or therapist, to
develop safe methods best suited to your abilities and those of the rider.
2. To manually push the chair you must release the motor locks.
Make sure you have full control over the chair when you release the motor locks.
When you do so the chair will not have brakes.
3. Propel this chair by the armrest supports only. If using a seat frame, propel the chair
by the push handles on the top of the backrest. They provide secure points for you to
hold the rear of the chair to prevent a fall or tip-over.
C. WEIGHT LIMIT
1. Never exceed a total weight of 225 pounds (102 kilograms) for rider plus items carried.
2. Never use this chair for weight training if the total weight (rider plus additional
weights) exceeds 225 pounds (102 kilograms).
3. Exceeding the weight limit is likely to damage the seat, frame, or fasteners and may
cause severe injury to you or others from chair failure.
4. Exceeding the weight limit will void the warranty.
D. CONTROLLER SETTINGS
Be aware that you may need to adjust the controller settings of your chair to
reduce the risk of a collision, fall or tip-over.
1. Check and adjust the settings every six to twelve months (or more often, if needed).
2. Consult your supplier to adjust the control settings immediately if you notice any
change in your ability to:
•Control the joystick.
•Hold your torso erect.
•Avoid running into objects.
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E. EMI
Read Section V to learn about EMI. To reduce the risk of unintended brake release
or chair movement:
1. Never turn on or use a hand-held transceiver while power to your chair is on.
Use extra care if you believe that such a device may be in use near your chair.
2. Be aware of nearby radio or TV stations, and avoid coming close to them.
3. If unintended movement or brake release occurs, turn your chair off as soon as it is
safe.
F. SAFETY CHECK-LIST
Before each use of this chair:
1. Make sure the chair operates smoothly. Check for noise, vibration, or a change in
ease of use. (They may indicate damage to the flat-free inserts, loose fasteners, or
other damage to your chair). If you detect a problem, make sure to repair or adjust
the chair. Deferring repair or adjustment could increase the risk for injury. Your supplier can help you find and correct the problem.
2. Make sure batteries are charged. Green lights on the controller charge indicator will
light up when charge is full. Yellow lights indicate battery charge level is getting low.
Red lights indicate batteries are in immediate need of charging.
G. CHANGES & ADJUSTMENTS
Never use non-Quickie parts or make changes to your chair unless authorized by
Sunrise. (Doing so will void the Warranty and may create a safety hazard).
1. If you modify or adjust this chair it may increase the risk of a fall or tip-over.
2. Modifications unauthorized by Sunrise constitutes remanufacturing of the wheelchair.
This voids the warranty. The rider then assumes all future liability for the wheelchair.
H. WHEN SEATED IN A PARKED WHEELCHAIR
1. Always turn off all power to your chair when you are parked, even for a moment.
This will prevent:
•Accidental movement from contact with the joystick by you or others.
•Unintended brake release or movement from EMI sources. (See Section V)
2. Make sure that persons who help you (for example, store clerks) are aware of the joystick and do not touch it. If they do, your chair may move suddenly when you do not
expect it.
I. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Your chair is not designed for use in a heavy rain storm, or in snowy or
icy conditions.
1. Contact with water or excessive moisture can cause an electrical malfunction. The
frame, motors and other chair parts are not watertight and may rust or corrode from
the inside. To avoid a chair failure:
• Minimize exposure of your chair to a rain storm or very wet conditions.
• Never take your chair into a shower, tub, pool or sauna.
• Do not use your chair in fresh or salt water (such as at the edge of a stream,
lake, or ocean).
• Make sure shroud cover and deck lid are secure.
• Replace joystick boot if it becomes torn or cracked.
• Make sure all electrical connections are secure.
• Dry the chair as soon as you can if it gets wet, or if you use water to clean it.
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2. Proceed slowly and use extra care if you must operate your chair on a wet or slick
surface.
• Do so only if you are sure it is safe.
• Stop if one or both main wheels lose traction. If this occurs, you may lose control
of your chair or fall.
• Never operate your chair on a slope or ramp if there is snow, ice, water or oil film
present.
• When in doubt, have someone help you.
3. When not in use, keep your chair in a clean, dry place.
Extra caution should be used when employing the disc switch or the proximity
head array as control devices. These two devices are susceptible to malfunction
when wet.
J. TERRAIN
1. This chair is designed for use on firm, even surfaces such as concrete, asphalt and
indoor flooring.
2. Do not operate your chair in sand, loose soil or over rough terrain. Doing so may
damage wheels, bearings, axles or motors, or loosen fasteners.
K. STREET USE
In most states, power chairs are not legal for use on public roads. Be alert to the
danger of motor vehicles on roads or in parking lots.
1. At night, or when it is hard to see, use reflective tape on your chair and clothing.
2. It may be hard for drivers to see you. Make eye contact with drivers before you proceed. When in doubt, yield until you are sure it is safe.
L. MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY
To date, the U.S. Department of Transportation has not approved any tie down
system for transporting this wheelchair in a motor vehicle.
1. Never sit in this chair while in a moving vehicle. In an accident or sudden stop you
may be thrown from the chair.
• Wheelchair belts are designed to position the rider only and will not protect
you in an accident; further injury may result from the belts.
2. Always move to an approved vehicle seat. You must be secured with proper motor
vehicle restraints.
3. Never transport this chair in the front seat of a vehicle. It may shift and interfere
with the driver.
4. Always secure this chair so that it cannot roll or shift.
M. CENTER OF BALANCE
The point where this chair will tip forward, back or to the side depends on its
center of balance and stability.
The Center Of Balance Is Affected By:
1. The seat height and seat angle.
2. A change in your body position, posture or weight distribution.
3. Using this chair on a ramp or slope.
4. The use of a back pack or other options, and the amount of added weight.
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To Reduce The Risk Of A Fall Or Tip-Over:
1. Consult your supplier for information on modifications authorized by Sunrise before
you modify or adjust this chair.
NOTE– You may need to make additional changes to correct the center of balance.
2. Use extreme care until you know the balance points of this chair and how to avoid a
fall or tip-over.
N. TRANSFERS
It is dangerous to transfer on your own. It requires good balance and agility. Be
aware that there is a point during every transfer when the wheelchair seat is not
below you. To avoid a fall:
1. Always turn off power before you transfer to or from your chair. If you fail to do so
you may touch the joystick and cause your chair to move when you do not expect it.
2. Make sure motor locks are engaged. This keeps the chair from moving when you
transfer.
3. Work with your health care professional to learn safe methods.
• Learn how to position your body and how to support yourself during a transfer.
• Have someone help you until you are sure you can do a safe transfer on your own.
4. Move your chair as close as you can to the seat you are transferring to.
If possible, use a transfer board.
5. Rotate the front casters until they are as far forward as possible.
6. Be careful of the foot platform. If you can, remove or swing it out of the way.
• Never stand on footrests when you transfer. Doing so may damage them or cause
your chair to tip.
• Make sure your feet do not “hang up” or get caught in the space between the
footrests.
7. Make sure armrests do not interfere.
8. Transfer as far back onto the seat surface as you can. This will reduce the risk
that you will miss the seat or fall.
O. REACHING OR LEANING
Reaching or leaning affects the center of balance of your chair. If done improperly, a fall or tip-over is likely. When in doubt, ask for help or use a device to
extend your reach.
To Reduce the Risk of injury and/or Damage to the Chair:
1. Never reach or lean if you must shift your weight sideways or rise up off the seat.
2. Never reach or lean if you must move forward in your seat to do so. Always keep your
buttocks in contact with the backrest.
3. Never reach with both hands (you may not be able to catch yourself to prevent a fall
if you lose your balance).
4. Never try to pick up an object from the floor by reaching down between your knees.
5. Never put pressure on the foot platform while reaching. This may cause the chair to
tip if you lean too far.
6. Never reach or lean over the top of the seat back. This may damage the backrest and
cause you to fall.
IF YOU MUST REACH OR LEAN, DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Remember to:
1. Move your chair as close as you can to the object you wish to reach.
2. Rotate the front casters until they are as far forward as possible. This makes the
chair more stable.
NOTE– To do this: Move your chair past the object you want to reach, then back up alongside it.
Backing up will rotate the casters forward.
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3. Turn off all power to your chair. If you fail to do so, you may touch the joystick and
cause your chair to move when you do not expect it.
4. Firmly grasp an armrest with one hand. This will help to prevent a fall if the chair tips.
P. DRESSING OR CHANGING CLOTHES
Be aware that your weight will shift if you dress or change clothes while seated
in this chair. To make the chair more stable, rotate the front casters until they are
forward.
Q. OBSTACLES
Obstacles you may have to overcome in daily use include door thresholds, lifts,
ramps and hazards such as potholes and broken pavement. These can damage your
chair and may cause a fall, tip-over or loss of control.
1. Be aware that thresholds are very dangerous. (Even a small change in height may
stop a caster wheel and cause your chair to tip). You may need to:
• Remove or cover threshold strips between rooms.
• Install a ramp at entry or exit doors.
2. Keep your eyes moving when you ride; scan the area well ahead of your chair.
3. Make sure the floor areas where you use this chair are level and free of obstacles.
4. To help correct your center of balance:
• Lean your upper body forward slightly as you go up over an obstacle.
• Press your upper body backward as you go down from a higher to a lower level.
R. DRIVING IN REVERSE
Use extra care when you drive your chair in reverse. You may lose control or fall if
one of the rear wheels hits an object.
1. Operate your chair slowly and at an even speed.
2. Stop often and check to make sure your path is clear of obstacles.
S. RAMPS, SLOPES & SIDEHILLS
The center of balance of your chair changes when you are on a slope.
NOTE– “Slope” includes a ramp or sidehill. Your chair is less stable when it is at an angle. Never use
this chair on a slope unless you are sure it is safe.
When in doubt, have someone help you.
Beware Of:
1. Steep slopes. Do Not use this chair on a slope or incline greater than 7°.
2. Wet or slippery surfaces (such as when ice, snow, water or oil film is present). A loss
of traction may cause a fall or tip-over.
3. A change in grade on a slope (or a lip, bump or depression). These may cause a fall
or tip-over.
4. A drop-off at the bottom of a slope. (A drop-off of as small as 3/4 inch can stop a
front caster and cause the chair to tip forward).
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T. TO REDUCE THE RISK OF A FALL, TIP-OVER OR LOSS OF CONTROL
1. Never use your chair on a slope unless you are sure you can do so without losing
traction.
2. Always go as straight up and as straight down as you can.
• Do not “cut the corner” on a slope or ramp.
• Do not turn or change direction on a slope.
3. Always stay in the center of the ramp. Make sure ramp is wide enough that you are
not at risk that a wheel may roll off the side.
4. Lean or press your body uphill. This will help adjust for a change in the center of
balance caused by the slope. (Figure 1)
5. Keep your chair moving at a slow, steady speed. Keep control over the chair at all times.
• On a descent, do not let your chair accelerate beyond its normal speed.
• If the chair picks up speed, center the joystick to slow down or stop.
NOTE– The solid state controller of your chair has a logic system that will help control your speed
when driving on a slope or uphill.
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If you stop, re-start slowly.
U. RAMPS AT HOME & WORK
Make sure ramps meet all Building Codes for your area.
1. For your safety, have a licensed contractor build or remodel ramp to meet all standards.
2. NOTE– The proper design will vary, depending on such things as: the length and
height of the ramp; the need for an intermediate platform; landing size; doors and
the direction of swing; and whether the ramp includes a turn or angle.
At A Minimum:
1. Open sides of ramp must have side rails to prevent your chair from going over the
edge.
2. Slope must not be steeper than one inch in height for every one foot of slope length.
3. Ramp surface must be even, and have a non-skid surface.
4. You may need to add a section at the top or bottom to avoid a lip or drop-off.
5. Ramp must be sturdy. Add bracing if needed, so ramp does not “bow” when you ride
on it.
V. WHEELCHAIR LIFTS
Wheelchair lifts are used in vans, buses, and buildings to help you move from one
level to another.
1. Always turn off all power to your chair when you are on a lift. If you fail to do so,
you may touch the joystick by accident and cause your chair to drive off the platform. (Be aware that a “roll-stop” at the end of the platform may not prevent this).
2. Make sure there is not a lip or drop-off at the top or bottom of the platform. These
may cause a fall or tip-over. When in doubt, have someone help you.
3. Always secure the rider with a positioning belt to help prevent falls during transfers.
4. Avoid moving forward if a wheel is “hung up” on the lip of the ramp. Backup, reposition the caster for a more direct approach and slowly try again.
W. CURBS & SINGLE STEPS
1. Your chair is not designed to drive up or down a curb or step more than two (2.0)
inches high. Doing so may:
• Result in a fall or tip-over.
• Damage the frame, wheels, axles or other chair parts, or loosen fasteners.
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2. To prevent a fall or tip-over, use wheelchair access ramps or have someone help you.
3. If you must climb or descend a curb or step alone do so at your own risk and use
extreme care.
• Go as straight up or straight down as you can. Never turn or climb or descend at
an angle as a fall or tip-over is likely.
• Proceed slowly, at a steady speed.
4. Avoid driving along curb edges and drop-offs. A minimum distance from the edge of
18” is recommended.
X. STAIRS
Never use this chair to go up or down stairs, even with an attendant. Doing so is
likely to cause a fall or tip-over.
Y. ESCALATORS
Never take this chair on an escalator, even with an attendant. Doing so is likely
to cause a fall or tip-over.
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VII. WARNINGS: COMPONENTS & OPTIONS
Note: If you use parts or make changes not authorized by Sunrise it may create a
safety hazard and will void the Warranty.
A. ARMRESTS
Armrests flip back and cannot be used to lift chair or the seat.
1. Never lift this chair by its armrests.
2. Lift this chair only by non-detachable parts of the main frame.
B. BATTERIES
1. Only Sunrise authorized battery packs should be used in this device.
2. To prevent an acid spill, avoid puncturing the battery pack.
3. Never smoke or hold an open flame near batteries. They are a known
explosion hazard.
4. Read all of section XI Batteries before attempting to change or charge batteries.
5. Always remove batteries using straps or handle provided. Pinched fingers may occur if
the batteries are removed by grasping the battery casings.
C. CUSHIONS
1. Quickie Comfort seats are designed for comfort, not specifically for the relief of pressure.
2. If you suffer from pressure sores, or if you are at risk that they will occur, you may
need a special seat system or a device to control your posture.
• Consult your doctor, nurse or therapist to find out if you need such a device for
your well-being.
D. FASTENERS
Many of the screws, bolts and nuts on this chair are special high-strength
fasteners. Use of improper fasteners may cause your chair to fail.
1. Only use fasteners provided by Sunrise.
2. If fasteners become loose, tighten them as soon as you can.
3. Over- or under-tightened fasteners may fail or cause damage to chair parts.
• See Section IX, “Set-Up, Adjustment & Use”, for proper torque settings.
E. FOOTPLATE & FOOTRESTS
1. At the lowest point, the foot platform and footrests should be at least 1.375" off the
ground. If set too LOW, it may “hang up” on obstacles you can expect to find in normal use. This may cause the chair to stop suddenly and tip forward.
2. To avoid a trip or fall when you transfer:
• Make sure your feet do not “hang up” or get caught in the space surrounding or
in between the footrests.
• Avoid putting weight on the footplate or footrests, as the chair may tip forward.
• Flip the footplate back or swing the footrests out of the way, if possible.
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F. MOTOR LOCKS
1. Do not engage or disengage motor locks unless power to the chair is off.
2. Be aware that the chair will not have brakes when motor locks are in the free-wheel
position. (See Section F of Operating Guide.)
3. Make sure that the person pushing the chair has full control when motor locks are
disengaged.
G. ON/OFF SWITCH
1. Never use the ON/OFF switch to stop the chair except in an emergency. This will
result in an abrupt stop and may cause you to fall.
2. To slow your chair to a stop, return the joystick to neutral, before turning off the chair.
H. PNEUMATIC TIRES WITH FLAT-FREE INSERTS
Proper inflation extends the life of your tires and makes your chair easier to use.
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2.
3.
4.
Do not use this chair if the tires or inserts show any sign of damage.
A damaged insert may cause the chair to veer to one side and result in a loss of control.
Never use a gas station air pump to inflate a tire.
Driving over sharp objects may cause damage to the tires and/or inserts.
I. POSITIONING BELTS
Use a positioning belt only to help support your posture. Improper use of such
belts may cause severe injury or death.
1. Make sure you are not at risk to slide down in the wheelchair seat. If this occurs, you
may suffer chest compression or suffocate due to pressure from the belt.
2. A pelvic wedge or a similar device can help you from sliding down in the seat.
Consult your health care professional to find out if you need such a device.
3. The belt must be snug, but must not be so tight that it interferes with breathing. You
should be able to slide your open hand, flat, between the belt and your stomach.
4. Make sure you can easily remove the belt in an emergency.
5. Never use a positioning belt:
• In place of a motor vehicle seat belt. In an accident or sudden stop you may be
thrown from the chair. A positioning belt will not prevent this, and further injury
may result from the belt.
• As a restraint. A restraint requires a doctor’s order.
• On a rider who is comatose or agitated.
J. SEATING SYSTEMS
1. Use of a seating system not approved by Sunrise may alter the center of balance of
this chair. This may cause a fall or tip-over.
2. Never change the seating system of your chair unless you consult your supplier first.
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K. UPHOLSTERY FABRIC
1. Replace worn or torn fabric of the seat as soon as you can. If you fail to do so, the seat
may fail and cause you to fall. Worn fabrics may increase the potential for a fire hazard.
2. Fabric will deteriorate with age and use. Look for fraying, thin spots, or stretching of
fabric at rivet holes. Replace fabric as required.
3. Be aware that washing may reduce flame retardation of the fabric.
L. SUSPENSION
The suspension system does contain Dry Natural Rubber. The suspension, or any
other component on the chair, does not contain any latex based product. The suspension components are enclosed and inaccessible to the user.
M. WIRING
Never pull on cables directly. This can result in wires breaking inside the connector or harness. To remove a plug or connector, always grasp the plug or connector
itself.
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VIII. SET-UP, ADJUSTMENT & USE
NOTES:
1. Work Surface For Set-Up:
Use a flat surface, such as a table, to assemble, adjust and check your chair. This makes
the steps easier and helps ensure a correct set-up.
2. Fasteners:
• Many of the screws and bolts on this chair are special high-strength fasteners and
may have special coatings.
• Many nuts are of the Nylock type. They have a plastic insert to help prevent loosening.
1.
2.
3.
Use of improper fasteners may cause the chair to fail.
Over- or under-tightened fasteners may fail or cause damage to chair parts.
If bolts or screws become loose, tighten them as soon as you can. Loose
bolts or screws can cause damage to other chair parts causing them to fail.
3. Washers & Spacers:
• Note the position of washers and spacers before disassembly.
• To avoid damage to the frame, replace all washers and spacers when you reassemble
parts.
4. Torque Settings:
• A torque setting is the optimal tightening for a particular fastener. Use a torque
wrench that measures 120 inch-pounds to secure screws, nuts and bolts on this chair.
NOTE– Unless otherwise noted, use a torque setting of 120 inch-pounds for all fasteners.
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
1. Basic Tool Kit:
To set-up, adjust and maintain your chair you will need the following tools:
• 5mm Allen Wrench
• 6mm Allen Wrench
• 13mm Open-end Wrench
• 17mm Open-end Wrench
• Phillips screwdriver #2
• 13mm Socket Wrench
You can obtain a multi-purpose tool kit from Sunrise, or buy the tools you need from a hardware store.
2. Torque Wrench:
If you plan to adjust and maintain this chair yourself, Sunrise recommends that you use a
torque wrench.
NOTE– The wrench must measure inch-pounds. You can buy a torque wrench and proper sockets from a
hardware store.
CHECK-OUT
Be sure this chair performs to your chosen operational settings. If it does not, turn the
chair off immediately and reprogram with the Quickie QTRONIX Programmer. if you do not
own a Quickie QTRONIX Programmer have your supplier reprogram your wheelchair as needed. Or, you can order a Quickie QTRONIX Pad for your own use, from your supplier.
NOTE– Repeat this procedure until the chair performs to your specifications.
When properly set up, this chair will operate smoothly. Check to see that all components work properly. If you detect a problem, be sure to correct it before use.
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A. BATTERY CASE REMOVAL (FIGURES 1 & 2)
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A
To remove the batteries for transporting or servicing:
1. Remove Battery Case
a. Pull red battery pack release (A) forward
b. To remove battery pack, lift up on battery pack handle (B).
2. Battery Installation
B
See Section X. Batteries, D for installation.
2
Batteries may weigh up to 25 lbs. Care must be taken to avoid injury when lifting
up on battery handle.
B. FOOTPLATE ADJUSTMENT
The single footplate can be adjusted in three different ways: height, length, and angle.
B
1. Height Adjustment (Figure 3)
(5 possible adjustments):
a. Remove the plastic cover to access the height adjustment pins (See Section H).
b. Remove Pin (C).
c. Move footplate to desired height and slide it into slot.
d. Re-install pin (C) through desired hole.
2. Length Adjustment (Figure 3)
(4 possible adjustments):
a. Remove pin (D).
b. Move footplate to desired length.
c. Re-install pin (D) through desired hole.
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3. Angle Adjustment (Figures 4)
Adjust bolt (E) until desired angle is reached.
C. INTEGRAL JOYSTICK
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1. To Connect
a. Line up receptacle on large rectangular connector (Beau Connector) located on the
rear right section of the chair with the pins on the connecter located on the joystick
harness.
b. Push in firmly.
2. To Disconnect
Pull up on beau connector until it disconnects from the frame mounted receptacle, located
behind the seat on the right side of the chair.
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D. ARMRESTS ADJUSTMENT
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1. Width Adjustment (Figure 6)
a. Insert armrest support inside of 1" square tube located on back of the seat.
b. Repeat for other side of seat.
c. Position armrest at appropriate width.
d. Tighten knob screws (F) on square tube.
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2. Angle Adjustment (Figure 7)
a. Flip back armrest.
b. Adjust the angle of the armrest by turning the bolt (G) clockwise to reduce the angle
and counter clockwise to increase the angle.
c. Fully tighten the jam nut.
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3. Height Adjustment (Figure 8)
a. Remove the knob screw (H).
b. Select the desired armrest height.
c. Reinsert the knob screw and tighten.
G
Avoid pinching fingers in the flip-back armrest.
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E. BACKREST
Adjustment for the High Back Contour Seat
(Figure 9)
a. Pull lever (I) upwards.
b. Lean back to desired position.
c. Release lever (I).
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Backrest latches must be locked into place before operating wheelchair.
F. SEAT REMOVAL
1. Unplug the controller connections at the back of the seat (See Section C).
2. Lift the chair straight up off of the seat mount.
3. When replacing the seat onto the mount, make sure the seat is aligned properly and
does not swivel before sitting.
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Keep hands away from the seat post when replacing the seat to ensure you do not
pinch your fingers.
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G. SEAT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
(Figure 10)
(4 possible adjustments)
1. Remove the seat (Section F, Seat Removal)
2. Release the safety lock-out pin (J).
3. Loosen the set screw (K).
4. Select the desired seat height and re-insert the safety lock-out pin.
5. Tighten the set screw.
6. Replace the seat on top of the seat mount.
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H. SHROUD AND COVER REMOVAL
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1. Shroud Removal (Figure 11)
The color shrouds are attached to the black plastic cover by Velcro and can be removed by
gently pulling them off.
2. Cover Removal (Figure 12)
a. Unscrew the set screw (L) beneath the chair.
b. Remove cover by pulling it out towards the end of the footplate.
c. Reverse this procedure to reinstall the cover.
I. CHECK-OUT
Once the wheelchair is assembled and adjusted, it should roll smoothly and easily.
All accessories should also perform smoothly.
After the wheelchair has been set up be sure the chair performs to your specified operational settings (see Operating Guide). If the chair does not perform to specifications, turn
the wheelchair OFF immediately and reprogram operational specifications using the QTRONIX
Programming Pad.
Repeat this procedure until the wheelchair performs to specifications before attempting active use of the wheelchair.
If you have any problems, follow these procedures:
1. Review the Set-up, Adjustment & Use section and Operating Guide to make sure chair
was properly prepared.
2. If your problem persists, contact your authorized supplier. If you still have a problem
after contacting your authorized supplier, contact Sunrise customer service. See the
introduction page for details on how to contact your authorized supplier or Sunrise
customer service.
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IX. OPERATING GUIDE
A. PERFORMANCE CONTROL SETTINGS
1. It is vital to match control settings to your level of function and ability.
2. Consult your health care professional and your supplier to select the best control settings for you.
3. Check and adjust the settings every six to twelve months (or more often, if needed).
4. Adjust the control settings immediately if you notice any change in your ability to:
•Control the joystick.
•Hold your torso erect.
•Avoid running into objects.
5. Control Settings are adjusted through the use of the Quickie QTRONIX Programming
Pad. See your supplier if you do not own a Quickie QTRONIX Programming Pad.
B. QUICKIE QTRONIX PROGRAMMER PAD (OPTIONAL)
Program settings beyond the ability of the rider can result in serious injury.
Consult your health care advisor before you alter settings.
1. Notes:
The Quickie QTRONIX Programmer lets you adjust the performance control settings of the
Aspire. You can customize a program for yourself or select the standard program.
• acceleration rate
• deceleration rate
• turn acceleration
• turn deceleration
• forward speed (max & min)
• reverse speed (max & min)
• turn speed (max & min)
• steer correct
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Remote systems
• 4-axis joystick throw
• sleep timer
• profile number
• read timer
2. To Program Your Chair:
a. Turn off power to the chair.
b. Insert Quickie QTRONIX Programmer plug (A) into the programmer/charger socket on
the front of the joystick.
c. Turn on power to the chair; program as needed.
d. Remove plug and cycle ON/OFF switch to drive chair.
NOTE– Review the Quickie QTRONIX Programmer Owner’s Manual for more details on how to program
your chair.
NOTE– Program settings that are not matched for the capabilities of the rider can result in serious
injury. Do not alter settings without the advice of your health care professional.
C. THERMAL ROLL-BACK
Your chair has a thermal roll back circuit. This protects the controller from damage due to
overheating. In extreme conditions (such as repetitive hill climbing) the circuit will
decrease the power to your motors. This allows the chair to operate at a reduced speed.
When the controller cools, the chair will return to normal speed.
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D. CIRCUIT BREAKERS
1. Notes:
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Circuit
Breaker
Your Quickie P-11 has a circuit breaker on the battery case.
• In the unlikely event of a short circuit or heavy overload, all power to your chair will
be shut off.
• To reset your chair, depress the circuit breaker button located at the rear corner of
the chair. A few minutes wait is required before the circuit breaker will reset.
2. Repeated Shutdown:
If the chair continues to shut down after resetting, have it serviced by a supplier.
E. JOYSTICK ASSEMBLY
The standard integral joystick controls the chair’s performance. It consists of the following
parts:
D E
1. Speed Control or Drive Mode Selection Buttons (A and B)
To decrease the speed level depress button A. Or, when 1- 5 Drive modes are programmed,
depress button A to activate lower drive mode(s).
To increase speed level, depress button B. Or, when 1- 5 Drive modes are programmed,
depress button B to activate higher drive mode(s).
Speed level active, or Drive Mode selected, is indicated on display (C) by a series of five
lights. One light indicates slowest level/mode currently active, while five lights indicates
highest level/mode currently active.
2. Battery Charge Indicator (D)
• Green lights indicate that batteries are fully charged.
• Yellow lights indicate that batteries need recharging.
• When the lights stay in the red band, the batteries must be recharged.
3. On/Off Button (E)
Turning the chair on or off is accomplished by depressing button E.
4. Horn (F)
5. Joystick (G)
The joystick controls the direction and speed of your chair. Turn the chair on and move the
joystick in the direction you want to go.
• Moving the joystick from the neutral (center) position disengages the motor locks,
allowing the chair to move.
• The chair will move faster the more you move the joystick away from neutral.
NOTE– If your speed becomes hard to manage, release the Joystick and the chair will come to a complete stop.
• When you release the joystick it will return to neutral; the chair will slow to a stop
and the motor locks will reengage.
• We recommend that you switch the chair off if you stop for any length of time. This
will conserve battery power.
NOTE– Once the chair stops, switching the chair off will not affect the motor locks.
6. Joystick Boot (H)
Make sure the boot is not torn or cracked (this could allow debris, water or moisture to
enter). If the boot is torn or cracked, replace it as soon as you can.
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F. MOTOR LOCKS
Disconnect the motor locks when you need to manually push the chair.
(For example, in an emergency, or if batteries fail).
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2.
3.
4.
Do not disengage motor locks unless power to the chair is off.
With either one or both brakes released, the chair will not operate and the
battery charge indicator will flash 9 bars rapidly (if power to the chair is on.)
Be aware that the chair will not have brakes in the free-wheel position.
Make sure that the person pushing the chair has full control when motor
locks are disengaged.
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1. Release Motor Locks
a. Remove the battery (see Section VIII-A).
b. You will see two levers marked in yellow (A) through the holes in the battery holder
frame.
c. To release the motor locks, press the two yellow levers down.
2. Engage Motor Locks
a. Remove battery (seee Section VIII-A).
b. You will see two levers marked in yellow (A) through the holes in the battery holder
frame.
c. To engage the motor locks, return the two yellow levers to their normal position by
pushing them upward.
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X. BATTERIES
A. INTRODUCTION
1. Notes:
• Batteries supply the power for your chair. They contain a finite amount of energy and
have limits on how long they can store and supply energy.
• You can charge batteries only a certain number of times before they will fail and no
longer hold a charge.
• For answers to questions about batteries, consult your supplier.
2. Use Proper Battery Case:
Your chair operates on a 12A battery pack.
• Only use an authorized Sunrise battery pack.
3. Breaking In:
• A battery requires “breaking-in” for the first 6 to 12 charges. It will not accept a full
charge for this period.
• It is best to limit the length of your trips until you break the batteries in and you
know the range of your chair.
4. Discharged Batteries:
• Never allow a battery to completely discharge. If you operate your wheelchair until it
has almost stopped, you will greatly reduce the life of your batteries.
• Never let a battery sit in a discharged condition. Give unused or stored batteries a
full charge once per month.
• Always fully charge the batteries. Avoid “topping off” with frequent charges.
Never connect a life support or auxiliary device to a wheelchair battery. The electrical system may fail and result in severe injury to or death of rider.
B. BATTERY CHARGER
A battery charger produces a direct current (DC). When applied to a discharged battery,
this reverses the chemical reaction that led to its discharge.
1. Charge Rate. How fast a battery will charge depends on:
• Its electrical capacity, state of charge, electrolyte temperature, and internal condition.
• The DC output of the charger. (The charge rate will vary if the alternating current
(AC) supply is higher or lower than 110 volts).
2. CAUTION– To Avoid Damage to the Charger
• Never expose charger to rain or snow.
• Never unplug charger by pulling on the electrical cord. This will damage the cord.
• Never open a charger or attempt to repair it yourself. Return charger to Sunrise or
have repairs made only by a qualified person.
• Keep cord out of the way, where it will not be stepped on, tripped over, or damaged.
3. CAUTION– To Avoid Damage to the Battery
• Make sure you use the correct setting for sealed (gel) batteries (located on the offboard charger).
• Never charge a frozen battery. A fully charged battery will rarely freeze, but the fluid
in a discharged battery can freeze at 16 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 9 degrees
Centigrade). If you suspect a battery is frozen, thaw it before charging.
Lead acid batteries generate explosive gas while charging. Completely read and
follow all warnings about the batteries in this user instruction manual and any
labels applied to the product. Failure to do so could result in fire, explosion,
injury and/or death.
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C. ACID BURNS (SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERIES)
Acid in batteries is corrosive. If the battery pack is damaged or punctured, the acid inside
can cause serious burns to the eyes and skin and can damage floors, furniture, clothing and
your wheelchair.
1. Use extreme care not to damage the battery pack when operating your chair or
transporting the battery pack.
2. If battery should leak due to dammage, avoid contact of acid with bare skin or
clothing.
3. If acid contacts your skin or clothing, wash immediately with soap and water.
4. If acid contacts your eyes, immediately flood eyes with cold running water for at
least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention immediately.
D. CONNECTING BATTERIES IN BATTERY WELL
1. Each battery weighs up to 25 lbs. Take care to avoid injury when lifting.
2. Before working around batteries, remove all metal personal effects, such as
necklaces, rings, watches, pins, and other metal jewelry that might contact battery terminal and cause a short.
Never make direct contact across both battery terminals, as an explosion may occur.
A spark may result in an explosion and/or fire resulting in severe injury or death.
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E. CHARGING BATTERIES
To avoid the risk of severe injury or death from electrical shock, fire or explosion
while charging:
1. Never connect charger to a 240 volt source. The main input voltage is 110 volts.
2. Never touch the charger after it is connected to an electrical outlet. This may cause
electrical shock.
• Never connect or disconnect charger from battery while there is power to
the charger.
3. Never use an extension cord. Use of an improper cord could damage the charger or
cause a fire or electrical shock.
4. A battery emits explosive hydrogen gas during charging. To reduce the risk of fire
or explosion:
• Make sure area is well vented. Never charge battery in a closed-in area.
• Never smoke or allow a spark, flame or high heat near battery during charging.
• Never allow metal tools or chair parts to make direct contact across both battery
terminals.
5. Never look directly into cells when charging battery (wet cell batteries).
ALWAYS:
1. Use the charger that comes with your wheelchair. Read and follow all instructions
and warnings.
2. Make sure room is well ventilated.
3. Turn off all power to your chair.
4. Connect and disconnect battery cables with caution.
5. Make sure to allow enough time to fully charge batteries.
NOTE– Batteries should never be left for long periods in the discharged state. Unused or stored batteries should be given a charge once per month.
6. Use the off-board charger by plugging it into the integral controller.
F. DISPOSING OF BATTERIES
1. All batteries once they have reached the end of their useful life are deemed to be
hazardous waste.
2. For further information on handling and recycling contact your local
recycling authority.
3. Always dispose of product through a recognized agent.
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XI. MAINTENANCE
A. NOTES
1. Proper maintenance will improve performance and extend the useful life
of your chair.
2. Clean your chair regularly. This will help you find loose or worn parts and will make
your chair easier to use.
3. To protect your investment, have all major service and repair work done by your supplier.
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2.
3.
4.
Your chair needs regular maintenance for peak performance and to avoid
injury from chair failure, damage or premature wear.
Inspect and maintain this chair strictly per the “Maintenance Chart”.
If you detect a problem, make sure to service or repair the chair before use.
At least once a year, have a complete safety check and service of your chair
performed by a supplier.
B. CLEANING
1. Plastic Shroud Cover:
• Clean the plastic finish with mild soapy water monthly.
2. Motors:
• Clean around motor area weekly with a slightly damp (not wet) cloth.
• Wipe off or blow away any fluff, dust, or dirt on or around the motors.
• Note: You do not need to grease or oil the chair.
3. Upholstery:
• Hand-wash only as needed. Machine washing may damage fabric (rehab seat only).
• Drip-dry only. Heat from a dryer may damage fabric.
NOTE– Washing the fabric may decrease fire retardant properties.
C. STORAGE TIPS
1. Store your chair in a clean, dry area. If you fail to do so, parts may rust or corrode.
2. Before using your chair, make sure it is in proper working order. Inspect and
service all items on the “Maintenance Chart”.
3. If you store this chair for more than three months, have it inspected by a
supplier before use.
D. PNEUMATIC TIRES
1. Do not use this chair if any of the tires show signs of damage.
2. A damaged insert may cause the chair to veer to one side and result in
loss of control.
Check for signs of wear on your tires weekly.
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E. TO REPAIR OR REPLACE A TIRE
Drive Wheels:
a. Elevate and securely support chair so that wheel is off the ground.
b. Remove hub cap.
c. Remove lock bolt.
d. Replace wheel. (Make sure washers and shaft key are in the same location.)
e. Install lock bolt.
f. Install hub cap.
F. MOTOR BRUSHES
Check the motor brushes every four (4) months for wear. The brushes should be clean and
shiny. Replace worn or blackened brushes.
G. ORDERING PARTS
When
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you order parts, provide the following:
Model of chair
Serial number of chair
Left hand or right hand control
Part number, description and quantity of parts you need.
State reason for replacement.
H. MAINTENANCE CHART
Charge batteries
Check tires for damage
Check plugs and connectors for proper connections
Check all moving parts for wear
Inspect all nuts, bolts and fasteners for looseness or wear
Inspect upholstery for wear
Remove and inspect motor brushes
Service by authorized supplier
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Daily
You should check the items on this chart at the indicated intervals. If any of the items are
loose, worn, bent or distorted, immediately have them checked and/or repaired by your
authorized Sunrise supplier. Frequent maintenance and servicing will improve performance
and extend wheelchair life, and help prevent injuries.
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X I I . S u n r i s e L i m i t e d Wa r r a n t y
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XII. SUNRISE LIMITED WARRANTY
QUICKIE P-11
1. FOR FIVE YEARS
We warrant the main frame of this wheelchair against defects in materials and workmanship
for 5 years use of the first consumer purchaser.
2. ADDITIONAL WARRANTY
We warrant Sunrise-made components of this wheelchair against defects in materials and
workmanship as follows:
a. Main electronic controller—For two (2) years from the date of first consumer purchase.
b. Motors, gear boxes and remote joystick—For one (1) year from the date of first consumer purchase.
c. All other original components (such as wheels, upholstery, plastic, rubber parts and
painted surfaces)—For three (3) months from the date of first consumer purchase.
3. LIMITATIONS
a. We do not warrant damage due to:
• Neglect, misuse, or improper installation or repair.
• Use of parts or changes not authorized by Sunrise.
• Exceeding the weight limit of 225 lbs.
b. This warranty is void if the original chair serial number tag is removed or altered.
c. This warranty applies in the USA only. Check with your supplier to find out if international warranties apply.
4. WHAT WE WILL DO
Our sole liability is to repair or replace covered parts. This is your only remedy for consequential damages.
5. WHAT YOU MUST DO
a. Return the warranty card.
b. Obtain from us, while this warranty is in effect, prior approval for return or repair of
covered parts.
c. Return the wheelchair or part(s), freight pre-paid, to Sunrise Mobility Products
Division at: 2842 Business Park Ave., Fresno, CA 93727-1328.
d. Pay the cost of labor to install or repair parts.
6. NOTICE TO CONSUMER
There are no other express warranties. To the extent permitted by law, any implied warranty
(including a warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) is limited to:
a. One (1) year from the first consumer purchase, and
b. Repair or replacement of the defective part only.
This warranty gives you certain legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from
state to state.
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