Chin Boom Mounting System

Powered & manual swing away chin control mechanism

The newly developed Chin Boom mounting system by Switch-It allows both variants, the mechanical or the powered swing away arm, to be adapted to a single universal interface attached at the backrest. The specially designed swing away mechanism incorporates a friction clutch that provides emergency swing away possibility and force reduction to the gear box.

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Switch-It Chin Boom Mounting System
Manual & Powered Chin Boom

Manual & Powered Chin Boom

The Chin Boom is a long L-shaped rod with a clamp to mount joysticks like the VersaGuide or MicroGuide. The chin boom mounts to a bracket on the backrest. This setup provides the user with chin or mouth control without wearing a harness, and provides for easy transferring of the user. It's available in a manual (shown on the left) and powered version.


Powered Chin Boom features

Powered Chin Boom features

The powered swing away version connects directly to the R-Net bus for power supply and has a 3.5 mm jack socket incorporated to connect individual switches for the swing away operation. It will find its reset position automatically to reposition always at the same point. No matter how often the swing away arm is moved mechanically out or in.



Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it's advisable to recharge the batteries every night - regardless of their use during the day. It's especially important to fully-charge your power wheelchair before first-use. If you don't recharge the batteries regularly, it will reduce their ability to hold power.

Our Built-4-Me customisations team can help to provide customisations that go above and beyond the standard options that are generally available to order. They'll make every effort to provide you with a safe, reliable solution that matches your needs.

Your user instruction manual will provide information on how to adjust the driving profile. However, any reprogramming of the control unit must be carried out by an authorised Sunrise Medical dealership. Improper programming of the control unit can jeopardise safety whilst driving.

The charge indicator that's built into the charger should notify you. However you should always consult your user manual for the exact instructions for your power wheelchair model.

Battery life depends on many factors such as user weight, temperature, use of electronic options, terrain and battery charge status. Battery life that's indicated in your user manual and other documentation is a theoretical maximum values (as according to ISO 7176 standards) and will always be affected by the situation the power wheelchair is used in.

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