Merits Health P-326A & P-326D Vision Sport Power Wheelchair - New
Starting At $2,866
Merits Health P-326A & P-326D with seat elevator (Vision Sport)
The Merits Health P326A Vision Sport is a mid-wheel drive chair and delivers outstanding maneuverability in tight, compact spaces and has a smooth and stable ride both indoors and outdoors, even over rough and uneven terrain. Its high performance suspension, together with the advantages of in-line motor technology for enhanced efficiency, torque, range, and performance makes the Vision Sport P-326 the best chair in its class.
Merits Health P-326D Lift includes a powered elevating seat lift for increased access to places you might not ordinarily be able to reach. Seat raises a full 7.5-inches at the touch of a button. Vision Sport Lift includes a full suspension system and goes up to 5mph, and will travel as many as 18 miles on a single battery charge Comfort and maneuverability are the greatest attributes of the Merits P326 Vision Sport Power Wheelchair. The large, 20"-wide Semi-Recline Captain's Seat (with headrest) will accommodate users weighing up to 300 lbs, and the adjustable arms can be set for height and width or will flip up. This mid-wheel drive power wheelchair will virtually turn around in place, with a small 20" turning radius.
The captain seat with height and width adjustable arms and semi-reclining back provide extra comfort. The dual in-line motors provide enhanced efficiency, torque, range and performance. The swing-back joystick mount is standard and allows for easy accesibility to a table or desk.
- Oxygen Tank Holder
- Cane & Crutch Holder
- Walker Holder
- Foldable Rear Basket
- Canopy and variety of color fenders
- Swing away joystick
- Mounting Bracket
- Height adjustable armsrest
- Weight capacity: 300lbs
- True mid wheel Drive: 20.6" turning Radius
- Stable base: can absorb up to 250lbs on footplate without tipping forwarded
- P326D offers 7.5" Seat Elevation operates at 1/2 speed when elevated
- Rugged independent suspension
- Semi-reclining back: 135 Degrees
- 7 Additional Color Options
- Dual in-line motors for enhanced efficiency, torque, range and performance
- Compact mid-wheel drive design for tight space maneuverability
- Patented obstacle climb suspension on front castor
- Dual in-line motors for enhanced effciency, torque, range and performance
- Low center of gravity design delivers a smooth and stable ride
- Dynamic shark fully programmable controller
- Off-board 4 amp charger
- Swing back control arm standard
- Height and width adjustable armrest
- Semi reclining backrest
- Height adjustable seat
- Optional accessories: oxygen tank holder, cane & crutch holder, walker holder, foldable rear basket, canopy and variety of color fenders, swing away joystick, height adjustable armsrest
|Model||P-326A||P-326D with seat elevator|
|Weight Capacity||300 lbs.||300 lbs.|
|Maximum Speed||Up to 5 mph||Up to 5 mph|
|Range||Up to 18 miles||Up to 18 miles|
|Seat Width||18", 20"||18", 18"|
|Seat Depth||18", 20"||18", 18"|
|Seat Height||17.5"- 19.5"||21"-23"|
|Seat Backrest Height||20"||20"|
|Motor||DC 24V, 160W||DC 24V, 160W|
|Controller||Dynamic Shark 40A
PG VR2 40A
Dynamic LiNX 40A
|Dynamic Shark 60A
PG VR2 60A
Dynamic LiNX 60A
|Casters||F:6" Solid Tire||F:6" Solid Tire|
|Drive Tires||10" Foam Filled Tire||10" Foam Filled Tire|
|Total Weight||184 lbs||214 lbs|
|Battery Requirements||12V / U1 x2||12V / U1 x2|
|Battery Charger||4 Amp Off Board||4 Amp Off Board|
|Gradient||6 degrees||6 degrees|
General Frequently Asked Questions about New Power Wheelchairs
If you are hoping to invest in a new power wheelchair, it is important to understand the unique features and capabilities of the different types of drives for power wheelchairs. This includes Front-Wheel Drive, Mid-Wheel Drive, and Rear-Wheel Drive. In this Q&A, we define the different types of drives and explain the benefits and functionality of the features.
Q: What are the different types of drives for power wheelchairs?
A: Front-Wheel Drive, Mid-Wheel Drive, and Rear-Wheel Drive.
Q: What is a Front-Wheel Drive?
A: Front-Wheel Drive is where the main drive wheel is the first point of contact on the ground. Front-Wheel Drive power chairs have great traction for climbing over small objects and work great outdoors. These units need a few more inches in general for turning than a Mid-Wheel Drive chair but do perform much better outdoors. These can also be used indoors.
Q: What are some of the popular models of Front-Wheel Drive Power Chairs that you would recommend?
A: Some Front Wheel Drive Power Chairs include: Jazzy Select, Elite HD, Permobil F3, Jazzy Select 14, Jet 3 Ultra.
Q: What is a Mid-Wheel Drive?
A: Mid-Wheel Drive is where the main drive wheel is at the center of the chair. On all Mid-Wheel drive units, you will have two caster wheels in front and two in the rear or the main drive wheels. Mid-Wheel drive units are the best for indoors due to needing the smallest amount of space to turn as compared to Front-Wheel Rear Wheel drive chairs.
Q: Are there any downsides of a Mid-Wheel Drive Chair in comparison to other options?
A: The downside to a Mid-Wheel Drive chair is that if you do take it on soft surfaces outside, the front caster wheels can dig into the ground and can cause the Main-Drive wheels to spin in place. This is not very common, but it has a better chance of getting stuck in a front or rear-wheel drive unit.
Q: What type of Mid-Wheel Drive Power Chairs would you recommend?
A: Mid-Wheel Drive power chairs are very common such as the following: Jazzy 600 ES, Quantum ilevel, Jazzy Air, Jazzy Air 2, Permobil M3, Permobil M300, Quickie QM710, Pronto (M51, M61, M91, M94, M41). Most units that have electric seat lifts will be a Mid-Wheel Drive designed for maximum stability. Mid-Wheel Drive chairs are also the easiest to load into a side door entry mobility van, due to the sharpest and tightest turning radius on all the power chairs.
Q: What is a Rear-Wheel Drive?
A: The Rear-Wheel Drive is a unit that performs best outdoors. One of the downsides is that it does not perform well inside. This unit can climb higher objects and tracks the best for outdoor use, but it does not turn smoothly like a mid or front-wheel drive unit. This would not be a unit you would want to use inside unless you have a large open floor plan. An example of a rear wheel drive would be a Quantum Rival, Quickie P222, Hoveround RWD.