Karma Transit Lightweight Wheelchair

The Karma Transit Lightweight Wheelchair is a fully optioned transit wheelchair for longer term use.

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If you're looking for an incredibly versatile wheelchair that is light enough to lift into the boot of the car, yet with ample adjustment to get set-up 'just right', you've found it in the Karma 8520 transit lightweight wheelchair.

This product is widely used by Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists throughout New Zealand to assist a broad range of individuals. It's durability, adjustability, and overall functionality are all elements that its current endorsers would cite as reasons behind the popularity of this product.

  • Height adjustable backrest - Standard Backrest Height 15.5" - Adjustments available upto 18.5" or 22" with tall backcane option
  • Pelvic positioning belt – designed to keep the user well positioned in the wheelchair
  • Flip-back, height adjustable (11.5" - 18.5") armrests with desk (10" x 1⁷⁄₈") or full length (12" x 1⁷⁄₈") armrests
  • High mounted, push-to-lock brakes
  • 70° leg rests, with calf strap
  • Lower Leg Length - Standard 16" - 18" (with the shortest length achievable 13" and longest 20")
  • Reinforced cross bracing – strong but easily folded
  • Pump and tool kit for ongoing standard maintenance
  • 12.5" pneumatic rear wheel 
  • Overall width is the seat width plus 6"
  • Tube diameter - Armrest tube ¾"; Back Cane tube ⁷⁄₈"
Seat Widths 14", 16", 17", 18", 20", 22"
Seat Depths 16", 18" (customisation also available)
Folding Frame Yes
Tilt and space No
Recline No
Minimum Seat to Floor Height 19"
Standard legrest style Swingaway 70°, adjustable length
User Weight Limit 14" - 18" Width Frames - 130 kg, 20" - 22" Width Frames - 160 kg
Total Unit Weight 13.5 kg
Seating Slung upholstery
Armrests Full or desk-length, height adjustable
Brakes Push to lock
Rear Wheel Size Pneumatic tyre 12.5"
Castor Size 6" x 1" or 8" x 1" solid urethane

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