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Power Mobility: Comparing Mid-Wheel, Rear-Wheel and Front-Wheel Drive

2013-08-13

​If you have been following my blog, you will know that I previously have written a series of articles on de-mystifying power wheelchairs.  I wrote about batteries and motors, the controller, and selecting electronics.  These articles are available on my blog and can be found by using the Search feature in the upper right corner, or by looking through the “tags” section in the lower right corner of the blog if you would like to read more on these topics.  This month, I would like to continue to focus on power mobility, by comparing mid-wheel, rear-wheel and front-wheel drive power wheelchairs, as it is important to understand how drive base affects the performance of a power chair.

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