Stair-climbers Offer Assistance

March 2005
PN;Mar2005, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p58
Trade Publication
This article reports that battery-powered mobile stair climbers, developed in Great Britain reportedly offer a safe and simple way of tackling steps or stairs. Baronmead International developed the climbers as an alternative to conventional stairlifts. The devices reportedly require no fixtures and fittings and have few restrictions as to where they can be used. The two models Baronmead offers are the Stairmatic and the Stairlite Express. The Stairmatic can climb 1,000 steps on full charge at a rate of 15 steps per minute. It is supplied with a fully automated braking system, a padded seat, armrests, and a full harness.


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