One Chair. Endless Options

Finally, a true Permobil quality solution for those users who require a more traditional rehab style seating system with limited to no power seat functions. Designed with adaptable seating and positioning needs in mind, the M1 offers all the flexibility without the compromise.

  • A black back handle of the wheelchair.
    Adaptable Seating & Positioning

    Open and sleek design with 1” diameter rigid tubular backrest frame allows mounting of virtually any seating and positioning solution. You can now select from a variety of positioning options from a simple curved back to custom molded seating – all with minimum loss of seat depth.

  • Transport-Up of a drive controller of the Power Wheelchair.
    Durability You Can Feel

    You can feel confident that your chair can withstand the rigors of an active lifestyle. The M1 features locking, flip back arm rests with two points of contact for added security. Center mount and swing-away legrest options designed for durability and ease of use.

  • Suspension Systems in Power Wheelchair with Multiple Components.
    Proven Technology

    Reliability comes standard with proven drive unit technology also found in the M3 and F3 power series. The unique suspension geometry and linear spring design provides a more stable chassis while the vibration dampening FlexLink™ ensures a smooth ride over a variety of terrain.

Endless Options

Designed to meet your individual needs, the M1 accommodates ROHO® seating & positioning solutions as well as third party options.

Learn More about Permobil | ROHO® Seating & Positioning Products

 

Introducing New M1 Accessories

More on chair options allows you to truly customize the M1 to fit your needs.

Learn More about M1 Accessories
We build for you.

Look around Permobil, and you’ll see people who not only understand the challenges you face, they live them every day. And they know how to use design, technology and creativity to solve these challenges.

Robert Smith Permobil
Signature

Made for you by:

Robert Smith Jr.
Flex Force

Stylish.

With a variety of trim colors and an aggressive tread upgrade option, your new ride is sure to turn heads.

Frame Colors
Accent Colors
  • Galactic Green
  • Midnight Black
  • Ocean Blue
  • Power Pink
  • Radiant Red
  • Sunburst Orange
Fabric

Colors represented on our website are for reference only. Please see your local provider for actual color samples.

Galactic Green Midnight Black Ocean Blue Power Pink Radiant Red Sunburst Orange

It doesn’t stop there. Accessorize your Permobil. See accessories.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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Latest Blog Posts
Wheelchair Prescriptions with Short Rehab Stays

Getting the appropriate wheelchair when patients are discharged so early is a common challenge these days with rehab stays getting shorter and shorter. The average inpatient rehab stays are now 7-10 days, with patients going home to receive Home Health services. Considering that an ultra-lightweight manual wheelchair can take weeks or months to get due to the process that is required, how can you ensure that your patients get the appropriate wheelchair?
First, when you do your initial evaluation be thinking about whether your client may need a wheelchair when going home. If the answer is yes, treat your evaluation as if they are going to need a K0005 wheelchair, even if they initially go home in a lower end manual wheelchair for a short period of time. K0005 documentation should be more than sufficient to cover a lower coded chair so there is no real duplication of process.

Important Facts

Applications for ActiveReach™ & ActiveHeight™

ActiveHeight™ and ActiveReach™ is the dynamic combination of power seat elevation and anterior tilt function now available to power wheelchair users who rely on power seat functions to improve their health, function and participation in everyday life. The combination of ActiveHeight™ and ActiveReach™ allows the wheelchair user to perform tasks in a more ergonomically correct way, similar to how a non-wheelchair user would do. For example:

Alternative Funding for Standing

Not everyone has the luxury of having a funding source that pays for a power standing feature on a power wheelchair. If you are fortunate enough to have a funding source that covers standing, you are in the vast minority but good for you! Most payors follow Medicare’s guidelines to some extent which generally means they consider standing to be statutorily non-covered. This doesn’t mean you can’t get a standing system, but it does mean you will have to work a little harder to get it covered. Some insurance companies will make exceptions when the clinical documentation for standing is compelling enough. However, more times than not, you will need to explore alternative funding methods to get your stander.

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Support

M1

Contact our Support Representatives:
800-736-0925
support@permobil.com

Specifications
Maximum User Weight 300 lbs
Maximum Speed 5 mph
Range 16 mi*
Base Width 24"
Base Length 35.5"
Minimum Turning Radius 20.5”
Ground Clearance 3”
Recommended Battery Type Group 34
Weight Including Batteries 319 lbs**
Drive Electronics R-Net 90A, VR2 PM 90 (Advanced) or
PM 70 (Advanced and Basic)
Seat-to-Floor Height 16”, 17”, 18”
Tilt Options 0° – 50°
Recline Options 85° – 110° (manual)
Legrest Angle 80 – 140° (power) [ >19” seat depth]
90 – 150° (power) [ ≤19” seat depth]
80 – 135° (manual)
Backrest Height 18” – 29” (by 1” incr.)
Seat Depth 14" – 22" (by 1” incr.)
Seat Width 14" – 22" (by 2” incr.)
Armrest Options 2"x10", 2"x14”, 4"x10”, 4"x13"

†Specifications may vary based upon configuration. Please refer to your owners manual for warnings and instructions for the safe operation of your wheelchair in a variety of driving conditions.
††The maximum user weight for a seat depth of 14” cannot exceed 165 lbs.

* Actual driving range will vary based on driving and battery conditions.
**Includes weight of base, curved backrest and battery.