Quantum Aspen

The Quantum Aspen makes use of the TB Flex seat to provide a configurable yet affordable entry-level chair in the Quantum range. It offers a more precise fit than the "one size fits all" approach of basic models without running to the expense of fully prescriptive powerchairs.

Product Description

Seating and Controls

The Aspen bridges the gap between the Fusion and the Lightning in Pride's range, the TB Flex seating system offering many more seating and control options than the Fusion's Ion seat but not as many as the fully configurable Lightning's choice of Quantum's Synergy and Tru-Comfort seating systems. Seat widths of 15 - 22" and depths of 15 - 20" are available, and the firm seat base allows for more specialist cushions to be attached if desired. The standard tension adjustable back can be upgraded to a high-back padded one if needed, while postural supports such as laterals and headrests can be added. A choice of armrests and legrests are also available.

Powered positioning options exist for the Aspen, including powered tilt and recline, while manual tilt comes as standard and attendant controlled manual recline is also available. The Aspen comes with a VR2 joystick, but can be upgraded to advanced R-Net controls or Quantum's Q-Logic controls if desired.

Drive Base

The Aspen features independent rear suspension for a smoother ride, as well as chunky front castor wheels. Its compact size makes it usable indoors, although as a rear-wheel drive chair it will never match the manoeuvrability of a mid-wheel drive model. It is capable outdoors, and features a 4 mph top speed and a range of up to 15.7 miles from its 55 Ah batteries.

Our Verdict

We have found that for entry-level prescriptive powerchairs, the mid-wheel drive Q4 with TB Flex seat is more popular due to its improved manoeuvrability. However, for those that are comfortable with rear-wheel drive and want a good level of seating for all-day use without too much expense, the Aspen is a solid choice.

The Quickie Q100 R and Q200 R are similarly priced rear-wheel drive powerchairs that are more compact as well as having the more configurable Sedeo Lite seating available on them, so we would suggest considering them alongside the Aspen.

Key Features

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    Entry-level Quantum powerchair
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    Rear-wheel drive
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    Crash-tested
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    TB Flex seat

Our Service

We offer a range of solutions for getting the powered wheelchair of your choice, including purchase, long-term hire agreements of one or three years, and the option to lease through the Motability scheme.

We passionately believe we provide a level of service above and beyond other retailers that gives you real value for money. Our in-house experts can provide you with impartial advice on the right wheelchair for you, and none of our staff are on commission.

All aftercare is carried out by our experienced specialists, with a fleet of mobile engineers, and a fully stocked workshop at our HQ - we don't get a third-party company to carry out our work. In the event your powerchair needs to come back to us for repair, we will provide you with a loan powered wheelchair from out extensive fleet to keep you mobile. We maintain a fleet of high-end prescriptive powered wheelchairs so that your loan product will be as similar as possible to your wheelchair.

Try This Powered Wheelchair

Our Chessington Showroom is stocked with a wide range of wheelchairs for you to try out and compare, and our product specialists are on hand to answer all your questions, and carry out a full assessment. Visiting our Showroom allows you to see the widest possible range of powerchairs before making your decision on which powered wheelchair to buy.

We are also able to carry out home assessments and demonstrations - please call us to book one in. A home consultation comes with the benefit of trying out an electric wheelchair around the environment in which you will be using it.

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