Remote Control Devices
Remote control devices allow people with restricted mobility to steer the wheel and operate the secondary functions of a car safely with one hand. Simply pressing a button activates the required function e.g. horn, indicators, lights etc.
Lodgesons R200 Keypad
Designed for drivers with limited upper body movement, particularly those who only have use of one hand. These units allow secondary functions such as indicators, headlights, horn and windscreen wipers to be operated by a wireless keypad control incorporated into a steering aid mounted on the steering wheel.
Wireless keypads are available in either steering ball or lollypop grip steering aids. The Steering aid grip allows the driver to grasp the steering aid and operate the buttons with either the thumb or forefinger. The lollypop grip allows the driver to grip the steering aid whilst using their thumb to operate the keypad.
R207 Unit – 7 Functions:
- Lights dip/main & flash
- Hazards (check for availability)
- Illumination function for night time use
R210 Unit – 10 Functions:
- as R207 plus
- Front Wipers – intermittent, low & high
- Front Washers
R213 Unit – 13 Functions:
- as R210 plus
- Rear wash & wipe
Lodgesons Mini Keypad for Hand Controls
The Mini Keypad puts all the electrical controls you need whilst driving on one keypad that can easily be attached to a hand control.
Compatible with all makes & models of hand control, the keypad will operate:
- lights (dip/main/flash)
- front wipers & washers
- rear wash/wipe
With a green back-light and dividers between each of the buttons to guide the user, the keypad is very easily operated; even in the dark! The indicators will also self-cancel on some vehicles.
The SmartSteer is one of the best remote steering controls available, providing all the functionality of a basic steering aid along with the added capability of controlling up to 13 of the vehicle’s secondary functions.
SmartSteer is a handheld infra-red steering device which provides all the functionality of a basic steering aid. It also enables the driver to operate the vehicle’s secondary functions at the touch of a button.
With the option of up to 10 or 13 way functions, the SmartSteer can typically control:
- Indicators & hazard lights
- Windscreen wipers (front and rear)
- Windscreen washers (front and rear)
- Fog lights
- Other functions may be possible, eg Radio on/off, heated windscreen, etc
The SmartSteer is suitable for either right or left hand operation, and is balanced so that the operating buttons are always in the correct position, regardless of the position of the wheel. The handset has a quick release feature in case the system is not in use or the vehicle is being left unattended, and also comes with a 5 year manufacturer’s guarantee.
Furthermore, the SmartSteer has an automatic dimming handset and has the optional extra of self-cancelling indicators.