E&J Everest Owner's Manual

Owner's Manual for E&J Everest Wheelchair (48 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: E&J
  • Category of Device: Wheelchair
  • Document: Everest, File Type: PDF Owner's Manual
  • Updated: 01-09-2023
  • Count of Pages: 48
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E&J Everest Wheelchair PDF Owner's Manual (Updated: Friday 1st of September 2023 11:48:20 AM)

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Compatible devices: GF0600059REVB06, Paramount XD, Traveler SE, Traveler HTC, EJ777-1, Advantage Recliner, Traveler L4, EJ780-1.

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  • 1, GF0600050RevE06 ©GF Health Products, Inc. August 2006 IMPORTANT: READ THIS MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING YOUR WHEELCHAIR Everest ™ with Captain Seat POWER WHEELCHAIR OWNER'S MANUAL …

  • 2, 2 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual CONTENTS I INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................... 3 II IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS .............................................................…

  • 3, 3Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 READ THIS MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING YOUR WHEELCHAIR I INTRODUCTION Important safety, operating, and maintenance instructions that warrant your attention are included in this owner's manual. Read the entire manual carefully b…

  • 4, 4 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual II IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important safety precautions: Always follow these safety precautions when using your wheelchair. Failure to do so could result in personal injury to you or others or damage to your wheelchair.…

  • 5, E&J Everest 5Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 WARNING: Ensure that the lowest point on the footplates clears the ground safely dur- ing ascent or descent. WARNING: Do not enter or exit the wheelchair without first turning wheelchair power off, and ensuring that the drive engagement l…

  • 6, 6 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual WARNING: Never connect a respirator or other life-support device to the wheelchair batteries, since it will shorten the battery operating time. This could cause an unanticipated failure of both the wheelchair and the life-support …

  • 7, 7Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI) FROM RADIO WAVE SOURCES It is very important that you read this information regarding the possible effects of electromagnetic inter- ference on your Everest & Jennings® Everest with Captain S…

  • 8, E&J Everest 8 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual EMI WARNINGS Electromagnetic interference (EMI) from sources such as radio and TV stations, amateur radio (HAM) transmitters, two-way radios, and cellular telephones can affect powered wheelchairs. Following the warnings liste…

  • 9, 9Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 III HANDLING TIPS e Everest & Jennings® Everest with Captain Seat has been designed and engineered to perform as a sta- ble and well balanced unit when used as intended, but it is possible to tip the Everest with Captain Seat over if…

  • 10, E&J Everest 10 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual Backward 1. Maneuver the wheelchair as close as possible to the object; the casters will limit how close you can get. 2. Reach only as far as your arm will extend without changing your sitting position. If in doubt, reposi- tion the…

  • 11, 11Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 IV GETTING STARTED e Everest with Captain Seat is designed to provide the highest degree of independence and mobility. It offers superior maneuverability and exceptionally tight turning capability. e theoretical range …

  • 12, E&J Everest 12 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual CONTROLLER See picture at right. e controller is mounted be- low the seat. e controller contains the connec- tors to the rest of the wheelchair control system. e connectors used by Everest are labelled in the pict…

  • 13, E&J Everest 13Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 VR2 hand control control panel battery indicator horn button speed/profile increase button ON/OFF button maximum speed/ profile indicator speed/profile decrease button Hand control panel features (see picture below right) ON/OFF button �…

  • 14, E&J Everest 14 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual V OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Read and understand all safety precautions before operating your wheelchair. 1. Charge the batteries fully before use. For battery installation and charging information, refer to Sec- tion VII, BATTERIE…

  • 15, E&J Everest 15Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 VI ADJUSTMENTS e Everest with Captain Seat offers several adjustments to make it easier and more comfortable to drive. Adjustments are divided by component: Arm, Back, Headrest, Seat, Cowl, Front Rigging. Section VIII, MAINT…

  • 16, E&J Everest 16 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual Adjust hand control extension—change sides Tools needed: M13 wrench, M5 hex key, cable ties e hand control can be mounted on either the left or right side. Only the side with the hand control has an arm extension tube, as s…

  • 17, E&J Everest 17Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Adjust arm space from seat frame (width between arms) Arm space from wheelchair is adjustable by changing the position of the lower arm tube in the seat tube. Both arms are independently adjustable. 1. Turn adjustment knob to free lower a…

  • 18, 18 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual BACK Fold back down 1. Engage the drive wheels (with the drive engage- ment levers) and turn wheelchair power off. 2. Pull up on latch at left side of seat. Hold back by top and push it down, toward front of wheelchair. …

  • 19, 19Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 headrest back button latch adjust headrest height HEADREST e headrest is adjustable to four positions, by de- pressing the button latch on the left headrest post (see picture at right). Adjust headrest height 1. Depress the butto…

  • 20, E&J Everest 20 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual SEAT You must remove the Everest with Captain Seat seat in order to perform certain seat height adjustments. Note: Removing the seat is best performed with a partner so that you are able to use both hands to re- move the …

  • 21, 21Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Adjust seat height (refer to the pictures on previous page) Seat height has approximately one inch of adjustment. A small degree of extra tilt can also be gained by placing the front of the seat in a higher position than the b…

  • 22, 22 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual COWL Remove cowl (refer to the picture at right) 1. Remove seat: Follow steps 1-4 in the earlier section, Remove seat. 2. Remove the two locking pins that secure the rear seat mounts to the base frame at the rear of the wheelchair. 3.…

  • 23, 23Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 FRONT RIGGING—CENTER-MOUNT FOOTREST WARNING: Ensure that the lowest point on the footplates clears the ground safely dur- ing ascent or descent. Flip footplates up (see picture at right) Hold the footplates by the front …

  • 24, E&J Everest 24 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual VII BATTERIES Batteries are of critical importance, require attention and maintenance, and will require periodic re- placement. As batteries age, their ability to hold a charge decreases. Old batteries discharge much more quickly than new …

  • 25, E&J Everest 25Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 BATTERY CHARGER e Everest with Captain Seat 5-amp battery charger, included with the wheelchair, is pictured and described below. is battery charger is capable of charging both gel and sealed lead acid batteries. Please read this enti…

  • 26, 26 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual SAFETY—CHARGING THE BATTERIES WARNING: Do not use a household extension cord if the charger plug does not reach the 115 volt outlet. Use of an improper extension cord could result in fire and electric shock. If an exten…

  • 27, E&J Everest 27Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 WARNING: Do not use battery chargers not supplied by Graham-Field Health Products. Battery chargers not supplied by Graham-Field Health Products could dam- age the controller and the battery charger. Electrical arcing could result, wh…

  • 28, 28 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual REMOVE AND INSTALL BATTERIES WARNING: Batteries can supply a large amount of current. Do not wear jewelry or watches when working on batteries. Take care not to connect the terminals accidentally with anything metal; severe burns could…

  • 29, 29Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 INSTALL BATTERIES Note: If you are changing battery size, you will need to reposition the brackets that keep the batteries secure in the base frame. e brackets should be snug enough to keep the batteries from moving. Adjust battery brack…

  • 30, 30 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual 2. Install second battery cable as described in step 1. 3. Ensure that all wires are connected as specified. Ensure that all connections are secure. 4. To retard corrosion, coat battery posts and terminals with petroleum jelly aft…

  • 31, E&J Everest 31Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 REGULAR BATTERY MAINTENANCE WARNING: Batteries can supply a large amount of current. Do not wear jewelry or watches when working on batteries. Take care not to connect the terminals accidentally with anything metal; severe burn…

  • 32, 32 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual VIII MAINTENANCE Protect your Everest & Jennings® Everest with Captain Seat by having it serviced regularly. Proper care and maintenance are essential to keep your wheelchair in safe working condition. Periodic inspection, adjus…

  • 33, E&J Everest 33Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 List of tools and supplies e tools and cleaning supplies listed will assist in the procedures outlined in Section VIII. Soft cloth Mild soap and water solution General care Always evaluate the overall operation of y…

  • 34, 34 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual front of wheelchair control system cable connections, front wheel drive circuit breaker end cover right motor power cable right motor cable left motor left motor cable controller battery charger / programmer connector (un…

  • 35, 35Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 front of wheelchair control system cable connections, rear wheel drive circuit breaker end cover left motor power cable left motor cable right motor right motor cable controller battery charger / programmer connector (un…

  • 36, E&J Everest 36 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual Check tires Examine tires at least once a week for surface wear and cracks and replace them as needed. Tires should be replaced when they become loose on the rims or cracks appear. Check controller & park brakes Perform th…

  • 37, E&J Everest 37Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Check caster forks Check the caster stems/forks for proper rotation at least every three months. e caster fork must swivel freely to facilitate steering and handling. Adjusting the stem nut varies the amount of force required to turn …

  • 38, 38 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual IX TROUBLESHOOTING SERIAL NUMBER LOCATIONS Several components of your power wheelchair have been assigned serial numbers at the factory. ere may be times when you will need to provide a serial number; for example, if you order replaceme…

  • 39, 39Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 GENERAL TROUBLESHOOTING Continual use of your Everest with Captain Seat necessitates maintenance, especially if the factory-set adjustments have been altered. If you are unsure of the solution or unable to diagnose the problem…

  • 40, 40 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual TROUBLESHOOTING: CONTROLLER A general diagnostic guide is first, followed by the battery indicator control system status display and the battery indicator diagnostic guide. Use the general diagnostic guide first; if you a…

  • 41, 41Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 BATTERY INDICATOR DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE Battery indicator control system status display e battery indicator also provides a control system status display. Use the picture at left below to iden- tify the display (the number of lights …

  • 42, 42 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual Battery indicator control system fault display e battery indicator also provides a diagnostic display. When a control system fault occurs, a set of lights will flash. Use the picture at left below to identify the fault code (th…

  • 43, E&J Everest 43Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 front panel output fuse AC voltage switch back panel TROUBLESHOOTING: BATTERY CHARGER SYMPTOM CHECK—ACTION Green status LED OFF; Check that the battery charger is connected and switched ON. Battery capacity level indicator LE…

  • 44, 44 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual SYMPTOM CHECK—ACTION Green status indicator FAST CHARGE mode automatically selected by battery charger. Continue to charge batteries until LED ashes battery capacity level indicator yellow 100% LED illuminates. 1/2 second on …

  • 45, 45Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 X LIMITED WARRANTY is warranty has been drafted to comply with the U.S. Federal Law applicable to products manufac- tured after July 4, 1975. is warranty is extended only to the original purchaser/consumer or dealer/ non-consumer…

  • 46, E&J Everest 46 GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual not manufactured by GF Health Products, Inc., or if parts not complying with original equipment specifications are added to GF Health Products, Inc. products, or if the product or part is serviced by an entity not authorized by…

  • 47, 47Everest with Captain Seat Owner's Manual GF0600050RevE06, August 2006 XI INDEX A Adjustments 15 Anti-tippers, check 36 Arm—controls 15 Arm height, adjust 17 Arms, check 36 Arm space from seat frame, adjust 17 B Back 18 Back, fold down 18 Back angle, adjust 18 Balance 9 Batteries 24 Bat…

  • 48, U.S.A., Corporate Headquarters: Graham-Field Health Products 2935 Northeast Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30360 telephone: 800-347-5678, 770-447-1609 fax: 800-726-0601, 678-291-3232 www.grahamfield.com Everest & Jennings, GF, and Graham-Field are registered trademarks, and Everest is a trademark, of GF Hea…

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