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Empulse R20

The only power-pack that can be folded with your wheelchair

With the new Empulse R20 pushing aid it has never been so easy to support the attendant pushing the wheelchair.

Whether uphill, downhill or long trips, the R20 helps in every situation. Combining a unique folding function, the lightweight R20 is under 5 kg providing easy transportation and literally no impact when self propelling your wheelchair.

The R20 is compatible with almost any wheelchair that has a box frame and a tube diameter of 22-28 mm.

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Pushing has never been so easy

With the new Empulse R20 powerpack it has never been so easy to support the attendant pushing the wheelchair.

With a 4.5kg total transport weight and unique folding function, the R20 is ideal for storage and transport, without having to compromise on performance and durability. The R20 is also incredibly easy to use, with a push to go control, two peg mounting and easy to read display.

Storage and Transport

The R20 is the only powerpack on the market that can be folded with the wheelchair. This unique feature means you no longer have to connect and disconnect every time you transport or store the wheelchair.

Modern backpack

The light weight of the R20 and the stylish backpack allows easy handling, easy transport & also easy adaptation to nearly any wheelchair.


Despite it's lightweight nature and compact appearance, there is no compromise on performance. The R20 can achieve a 9 mile range, as well as having the ability to climb 5cm kerbs and 10 degree slopes. It will also cater for users up to 170kg in weight (190kg total including the wheelchair), which means the R20 is a product that works for all.

Highest reliability

The powerful motor with a lithium ion battery provides highest reliability. The R20 propulsion aid offers an extended warranty on motor (3 years) and the lithium Ion battery (2 years).


The R20 is one of the lightest powerpacks on the market, with a total carry weight of just 4.5kg, it is less than half the weight of other powerpacks currently available. This includes 3kg for the motor and a 1.4kg lithium-ion battery which can be disconnected and transported separately.

Easy to mount and dismount

The intuitive, easy to grip two peg design allows easy mounting without using any tools.

Easy to use

The easy to use control system has one push button to go, as well as an easy to read display showing the speed and battery gauges. A height adjustable handle allows the user to achieve the most comfortable position when operating the device.


The R20 contains 250w brushless motors that don't wear over time versus traditional brushed versions, as well as a powerful, robust and long lasting tyre and a lithium ion battery ensuring a durable and reliable product, this is reinforced with an extended 2 year warranty on the battery and 3 years on the motor.


  • Maximum User Weight
    190 kg (Load: User & Wheelchair)
  • Battery
    5.8 Ah / 36 V (209 Wh) - Lithium Ion
  • Battery / Distance Range
    15 km
  • Electronics
    100-240 V AC: 36 V ° 1.35 A
  • Max Speed
    5 km/h (adjustable in three steps: 2/3.7/5 km/h)
  • Seat Width
    320 - 600 mm
  • Max Incline
    10° / 18%
  • Max Obstacle Height (That can be cleared)
    50 mm
  • Additional Information
    3 kg (Motor and brackets)

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