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Special controls

Complex needs, simple solutions

Whatever your physical challenge, you want to control your power chair - and your environment - with ease. With Handicare’s special controls, based on the universal R-net Omni, you choose the solution that fits your personal requirements in 4 simple steps. Progessive condition? Our solutions are highly flexible and can be easily adapted to changing needs.

Wessex can provide special controls and environmental controls for most powerchairs and homes.
We interface with Penny and Giles Omni and also all Dynamics control systems.


Choose your special control solution in 4 simple steps

Whatever you need to operate your wheelchair and environment, choosing the right special control option should be easy. That is why Handicare has developed a unique range of special control kits, carefully selected to suit most needs. In 4 simple steps we help you choose the solution that optimally fits your personal requirements.

1. Choose your input device

2. Select mounting option

3. Specify functionality

4. Complete with accessories

Special controls overview Input devices The Omni is compatible with a wide range of input devices. Choose the one that fits your specific requirements – or select two, if required. Naturally, it is easy to exchange or add a special control option and adjust to changing needs. Plug & play, all with the same Omni system.

External Joystick Regular joystick feel and pressure to operate all functions. Mounting on: Worktop (fixed, mechanical and electrical flipdown), chin arm (mechanical and electrical swing-away), armrest.

External Joystick Lite Light touch requires half the force of the External Joystick. Mounting on: Worktop (fixed, mechanical and electrical flipdown), chin arm (mechanical and electrical swing-away), armrest. Mini Flex Switch Joystick 5 light-touch switches: forward, reverse, left, right, on/off. Minimal movement of the chin is enough to operate the wheelchair. Mounting on: Chin arm (mechanical and electrical swing-away). Micro Pilot Joystick Non-deflection joystick (zero movement). Required force to operate the wheelchair is limited and individually adjustable. Mounting on: Worktop (fixed), chin arm (mechanical and electrical swing-away). Micro Guide Joystick Requires minimal movement of the finger or chin to operate the wheelchair. Minimal deflection of the joystick. Mounting on: Worktop (fixed), chin arm (mechanical and electrical swing-away). Proximity Head Control Array All functions are operated by movements of the head. Mounting on: Backrest *All light-touch input devices are particularly suitable for conditions like muscular dystrophy (MD), myopathy, fibromyalgia, polymyositis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and motor neurone disease (MND).
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