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Title:
WHEEL CHAIR DRIVE APPARATUS AND METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2005/108185
Kind Code:
A2
Abstract:
A control system for a powered wheel chair drive modulates a pulse power delivery signal such that power is delivered gradually at throttle positions corresponding to a low speed, and power is delivered more rapidly at throttle positions corresponding to a higher speed.

Inventors:
Kidd, William W. (414 South Grove Street, Lexington, IL, 61753, US)
Jenkins, John P. (414 South Grove Street, Lexington, IL, 61753, US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2005/011258
Publication Date:
November 17, 2005
Filing Date:
April 05, 2005
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Assignee:
MIDAMERICA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (414 South Grove Street, Lexington, IL, 61753, US)
Kidd, William W. (414 South Grove Street, Lexington, IL, 61753, US)
Jenkins, John P. (414 South Grove Street, Lexington, IL, 61753, US)
International Classes:
A61G5/04; B62D1/00; H02P7/288; A61G5/10; A61G7/08; (IPC1-7): B62D1/00
Foreign References:
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Haldiman, Robert C. (Husch & Eppenberger LLC, 190 Carondelet Plaza St. Louis, MO, 63105, US)
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