SmartDrive MX2+

Permobil's SmartDrive is a pioneering powered add-on that empowers you to do more. Providing on-demand power-assist, it conserves your energy so you can travel further, and is controlled by the paired PushTracker E2 smart watch.

Product Description

The SmartDrive MX2 is controlled by the PushTracker E2 smart watch, with gesture-activated controls, and activity-tracking technology. You can start your SmartDrive with a simple tap of your hand. It will then push you forwards, while all you have to do is steer. The PushTracker app provides activity statistics designed to promote optimal mobility health. Alternative controls are available with the SwitchControl - with the push of a button the SmartDrive can be engaged for a burst of power, or activated in latched mode for consistent power over extended distances. Both the PushTracker and SwitchControl come as standard with the SmartDrive.

The SmartDrive can be fitted to rigid, folding, tilt in space and one-arm drive chairs, with a wheel diameter of 22", 24", 25" or 26". The unit itself latches onto a discreet bracket on the cross-bar (for rigid chairs - a bracket is available to attach it to folding chairs). Once this bracket is installed, the SmartDrive can be slotted in place or removed in just seconds. Weighing just 5.7 kg, it is super-light and easy to lift.

With a range of 12.3 miles, the SmartDrive extends the distance you can travel, and can cope with hills, ramps, thick carpets and more. The OmniWheel design lets the Smart Drive start from any position, maintaining optimal traction and manoeuvrability.

Our Verdict

The SmartDrive was the first product of its kind, and boasts some really high-tech features, such as the PushTracker smart watch controls, and the OmniWheel. While there were a few early teething problems with connectivity between the original PushTracker and drive unit, these have now been fully overcome, and the SmartDrive MX2 is a reliable performer.

The obvious competitor to the SmartDrive MX2 is Alber's SMOOV One. We have found the SMOOV has a smoother ride experience, allows for more fine-tuning of your speed, and can go faster. However, the SmartDrive has the advantage of not needing to align the wheel in use, is lighter, and has some higher-tech features. We really would recommend trying both products against each other to see which works best for you.

Key Features

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    On-demand power-assist
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    PushTracker E2 smart watch and app
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    Only 5.7 kg

Our Service

We passionately believe we provide a level of service above and beyond other retailers that gives you real value for money. Our in-house experts can provide you with impartial advice on the right wheelchair add-ons for you, and none of our staff are on commission.

All aftercare is carried out by our experienced engineers, with a fleet of mobile engineers, and a fully stocked workshop at our HQ - we don't get a third-party company to carry out our work.

Try This Product

Our Chessington Showroom is stocked with a wide range of wheelchairs and add-ons for you to try out and compare, and our product specialists are on hand to answer all your questions, and carry out a full assessment. Visiting our Showroom allows you to see the widest possible range of products before making your decision on which to get.

We are also able to carry out home assessments and demonstrations - please call us to book one in. A home consultation comes with the benefit of trying the equipment around the environment in which you will be using it.