The QS5X is a durable, low-maintenance mid-range framed chair offering a balance of reliability and simplicity for users seeking a practical and efficient wheelchair.
The wheelchair comes in two frame versions (fixed front or swing-away footrests), and a customized package of clinically critical components, allowing for a personalized fit and enhanced comfort.
The QS5X wheelchair is incredibly lightweight, with the fixed front version weighing from just 7.3 kg and the swing-away frame version weighing from 7.5 kg. This provides users with portability and ease of transportation options, making it suitable for individuals with active lifestyles.
Sunrise Medical have incorporated their innovative FreeFold design in the QS5X, which reduces folding forces comprising a cross-brace design that reduces folding forces and saves you over 40% energy with every fold. Additionally, the folded wheelchair stands solidly on the ground, which really helps frequent folding and transportation. Made from heat-treated 7000 series Aluminium, lock-out the frame and its oval-tubed 4-arm cross brace provides the ride performance to rival any rigid wheelchair. Saving not just energy, but your shoulders too.
The wheelchair is designed to provide a a high level of adjustability, increased range of reach, and good positioning, ensuring high performance and comfort for users. The Q-Fit Technology guarantees a tight fit that can be maintained for the life of the chair. The wheelchair also incorporates hidden adjustments and seamlessly integrated caster link tubes, contributing to a stylish and sophisticated appearance while allowing for personalized adjustments. This level of adjustability and customization ensures that users can tailor the wheelchair to their individual requirements, promoting comfort, performance, and user satisfaction.
The QS5X exemplifies energy efficiency, lightweight design, and innovative folding technology to underscore the wheelchair's practicality and ease of use. Sunrise Medical have combined the best features of the Life R, Life F and the Neon2 in the QS5X, so it's worth having a look at these to get a fuller perspective. If you're interested in the fixed front version of the QS5X you might also want to consider our range of Powered add-ons - they're a great way to go further and faster.
Another model worth looking at is the Catalyst 5VX from Ki Mobility - it perhaps lacks the modern design of the QS5X but it's more versatile with more customization options.