Features, Specifications, and System Requirements


  • Clinical Wizard Software for easy in-clinic use that includes: (Take a Tour of the Clinical Wizard)
    • Graphical real time display of key data for every push on the handrim
    • Automatic report generation and database creation
    • Auto detection of the start and stop of client trials
  • Graphical support software for viewing and recording data in Research Mode (Learn More About Research Mode)
  • 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11b Wireless Access Point that plugs into a standard Ethernet Network Interface Card
  • Indoor wireless communication range is up to 300'. Outdoor range is up to 500'.
  • On-board memory with 32 Megabyte FLASH MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • MMC enables SmartWheel data collection outside of wireless operating range
  • Onboard power supply
  • Widely selectable data sampling frequency
  • Force and moment sensing beams
  • Optical encoder
  • Analog-to-digital conversion
  • Auto sensing of SmartWheel angular position at start-up
  • 1/2 inch axle mount compatible with most manual wheelchairs


  • Sample Frequency: Selectable 30 Hz to 300 Hz
  • Encoder Resolution: 4096 counts/wheel revolution
  • Digital Sample Resolution: 12 bit
  • Startup Angle Detection Accuracy: +/- 2 degrees
  • On-board Data Storage Capacity at 240 Hz: 1 hr and 25 minutes
  • Battery Life: 3+ hours
  • Wheel Size Options: 22", 24", 25", or 26"
  • Tire Type: Alshin AL44 Urethane
  • Axle Type: 1/2 inch Split-Axle Quick Release
  • Handrim type: Standard 3/4 inch tubular

System Requirements

(Minimum system requirements)

  • A personal computer with:
    • Built-in 802.11 WiFi connection
    • Ethernet connection or Ethernet Network Interface Card Dedicated to the SmartWheel Wireless Access Point connection
    • MS Word and MS Excel
    • Windows operating system version 2000 or XP
    • 1 GHz Pentium III (or equivalent) CPU or faster
  • A wheelchair on which to mount the SmartWheel.
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