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Designed for safety, flexibility and independence. The advanced design of the Wessex VM Home Lift affords greater benefits to the user:
Designed for independence Illuminated, ergonomically designed internal controls for ease of use. Powered door option for greater independence. Large-Buttoned remote control now available.
Flexibility of Installation Locations Free-standing design does not require load bearing wall. Door opening and internal controls may be either left or right and can be changed from side to side, enabling relocation of lift.
Choice of Models Available in six models to suit a wider range of applications.
Attention to Safety Wessex Home Lifts, VM range, are EC Type tested by a notified body and comply with Schedule 4 of "The supply of machinery safety regulations 1992". All Wessex lifts are CE marked in compliance with European Regulations, and comply with BS 5900 1999. (Special safety features are detailed below).
Free-Standing Tracks Eliminates the need of a load-bearing wall, thus giving a wider choice of lift location.
Arrives Flat Packed For ease of transport and entry into the home, where the lift is assembled by Wessex trained engineers.
Fixed Internal Ramp Gentle incline for easy access. Car takes less room for 'tighter' fits increasing space outside the lift for manoeuvring a wheelchair.
Multi-handLed Doors and Controls Doors and internal controls may be fitted to the right or left. Clever design makes it possible for Wessex trained engineers to change both door and controls from one side to the other if required.
Remote Control (optional extra) For greater independence.
Illuminated Internal Controls Push button controls fitted at hand height are ergonomically designed for ease of use. A key switch is available as an optional extra and may be fitted in the lift, enabling internal controls to be turned off.
Universal Telephone Socket Fitted as standard. Telephone may be supplied as optional extra.
Audible Alarm Two-tone alarm with battery back-up is fitted as standard for use in an emergency.
Safety Edges If touched or obstructed will automatically stop the lift in ascent.
Sensors in Floating Platform Located under the lift. These stop the lift if descent is obstructed.
Timer-Controlled Lights Illuminate the lift car. They are activated automatically by the operation of the lift and switch off after a pre-set time.
Call Stations The lift may be operated from call stations located in convenient positions at both levels. A key control system is available as an optional extra and may be incorporated into the call stations to prevent unauthorized use.
Integral Fire Seal Effective when lift is parked at upper floor.
Auto Homing Facility (optional extra) Allows the lift to automatically park within fire seal at upper floor.
Grab Handles Fitted as standard to front of car in VM30and VM50 models. Available as optional extra on all other models.
Wessex Seats The Wessex multi-purpose seat, designed to be used in a variety of positions to suit the user, is available as an optional extra in all wheelchair models. The seated models are fitted with the Wessex multi-purpose seat as standard.
Emergency Back-up Systems In the event of power failure emergency back-up systems operate the door, light and alarm, and lower the lift to the ground.
Lift Finish The internal panels have been designed in a smooth, pleasant lightweight material making the lift aesthetically pleasing. The lift has a Pearl Grey exterior and a Lavender interior, chosen to blend easily with most internal decors.
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