Juvo Power Wheelchair
The power wheelchair for greater independence
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Front-wheel drive (FWD)
The Juvo can easily overcome obstacles such as curbs thanks to its large drive wheels. It also offers you good transfer possibilities and a high degree of manoeuvrability. The wheelchair has a relatively small turning radius with a usual 90° motion and the ability to drive especially close to objects such as furniture or desks.
Mid-wheel drive (MWD)
Incomparable driving characteristics for all fields of application. The single-wheel suspension and torsion drive system form the basis for this intuitive drive type. Thanks to the direct pivot point, safe handling is possible even with more complex forms of input.
Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
We have continually developed the classic drive system for our Ottobock power wheelchairs: the result is the best traction and enhanced safety, even at higher speeds. Furthermore, the rear-wheel drive offers numerous variations when it comes to speed and features, and the design also permits optimum force distribution on various surfaces. Thanks to its directional stability, the Juvo with rear-wheel drive is ideally suited for outdoor use and is easy for most users to learn.
The TEN° handheld control device constitutes a small ergonomic revolution for you as a user. Why? One example is the soft hand pad, which prevents premature fatigue. The innovative rotary control with a 10-degree rotation angle makes it easy to access the speed regulation. The high-resolution 3.5 inch colour display gives you a good overview of your user interface.
The tried-and-tested VR2 is our basic control unit, which can be programmed to suit your personal needs. The control panel is divided into a keypad, two LED displays and a joystick. A charging receptacle is located on the underside.
Alternative types of input can be used when standard joysticks don’t offer the best option. In many cases, the mini joystick is mounted on an electronic swivel arm for control with the chin or lips. We would be happy to provide you with additional input options for controlling your wheelchair. These can of course be used to control the seat functions as well as your communication devices and your home environment.
Variably adjustable seat (VAS)
The VAS can be adapted to your measurements, down to the centimetre. It comes standard-equipped with an adjustable padded backrest and a flat seat cushion. The Ergo-Joint back angle adjustment is almost entirely free from uncomfortable shear forces. Elevating arm supports and a broad range of legrest versions are optionally available.
Our collaboration with physiotherapists and occupational therapists has resulted in an optimally shaped seat which is available for ordering in a wide range of sizes and contours. The front seat base is formed by the anatomically shaped seat surface, which offers a high level of lateral stability. Moulded to the shape of the thigh, the cushion helps relieve the hip joint. An integrated “ramp” also aids the optimal positioning of the pelvis. Together with the back padding, it helps to actively straighten the pelvis. Both components of the contour package can be combined with the standard and VAS seating solutions.
The Baxx line consists of ergonomically shaped, rigid back shells offering you a high level of stability and sitting comfort for everyday use. Two different heights and three contours allow for individual adaptation to your requirements. The top of the back is padded to make sitting especially comfortable. Large recesses in the back shell make the Baxx lightweight and improve the sitting “climate” thanks to good ventilation.
Thanks to our experience with high-tech foams used in automotive seating, we have succeeded in developing foam-based solutions for users who need to sit for long periods. Due to improved molecular mobility under a load, the foam offers optimised pressure distribution as it cushions the thighs and the pelvis. This and the reduced shear forces also result in fewer incidences of pressure sores. You can choose from a total of nine different cushion models from the Comfort, Floam and Terra lines.
Safety & Transportation
These wheels ensure that the wheelchair does not tip over to the front when driving downhill and braking hard (e.g. when the control unit is turned off). The flexible anti-tip rollers fold back when they come into contact with the respective obstacle so that your front-wheel drive Juvo maintains its climbing ability (e.g. on curbs).
The proper positioning of the input module is particularly important if a chin or lip control is used. Effortless driving is possible only if it is aligned precisely. Our joysticks can detect vibrations caused by ground conditions such as cobblestones and adjust the driving speed automatically if desired.
This module is a stabilisation programme that offers users effortless driving. The reliable directional stability of your wheelchair not only eliminates inconvenient driving corrections, but also enables precise manoeuvring on various surfaces and slopes. A gyroscope is also recommended when using digital inputs such as switch controls. It is part of the basic equipment of the front-wheel drive Juvo in conjunction with the TEN° control unit.
Transportaton in a vehicle
All Juvo drive versions are tested and approved according to ISO 7176-19 for transporting the user in a vehicle while sitting in the wheelchair. Numerous head supports have now also been approved to remain on the wheelchair during transportation. For further information and options, please consult your specialist dealer or our technical field service.
Quick mobile service
For consistent driving characteristics and a long service life, we recommend annual maintenance of the Juvo by a service specialist. In the unlikely case that the technician is unable to make the Juvo operational again right away, you will not have to do without your usual seat and its customised add-on components during the repair time. The chassis and seat can be easily separated, making it simple to replace the drive unit. The battery of the Juvo B5 / B6 can also be replaced quickly and easily by flipping the seat over.
Slower driving on curves
Our control units allow you to individually adjust the driving parameters. Safety-relevant values that prevent the wheelchair from tipping over on curves are strictly maintained. If the control unit registers a steering motion, for example, it automatically lowers the speed.
Caster swivel lock
It’s true that driving backwards is rarely necessary with a manoeuvrable wheelchair, but it can't always be avoided, for example when exiting a lift or on ramps. The undesired and difficult-to-control steering motion that occurs when the power wheelchair changes driving directions can be suppressed with a caster swivel lock. This keeps the fixed caster wheels in their straight-ahead position. The lock can be ordered as an option in a manual or power version.
Jet black RAL 9005
Sparkle light orange
Yellow RAL 1023
Signal red RAL 3001
Cream RAL 9001
White RAL 9016
Jet black RAL 9005 matte
|Speeds||6 / 7.2 / 10 / 14 km/h|
|Battery capacity||63 Ah (C5) / 74 Ah (C20) gel batteries (standard equipment)|
|Range (acc. to ISO 7176-4)||35 km|
|Control unit||VR2 or Ottobock TEN°|
|Max. load capacity|| Chassis size 1: 140 kg|
Chassis size 2: 160 kg
|Obstacle negotiation capability|| Front-wheel drive: 100 mm |
Rear-wheel drive: 65 mm, optional 100 mm
|Climbing ability (ISO 7176-2)||10° / 17%|
|Overall width|| Chassis size 1: 600 mm|
Chassis size 2: 640 mm
|Seat height (depending on seating solution)||400–550 mm|
|Seat width||340–560 mm|
|Seat depth||340–500 mm|
|Back angle||0° to +30°|
|Seat tilt||45° power|
|Seat inclination||-3° / 0° / 3° / 6°|
|Back height||450 / 550 mm|
|Arm support height||225–350 mm|
|Lower leg length||250–540 mm|
|Max. charging time||12 hours|
|Weight||from 107 kg|
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Juvo Powered Wheelchairs - User Brochure
Download the user brochure for our Juvo Powered Wheelchair range. Juvo is the powered wheelchair for greater independance.