need to power a reclining chair???


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Old 12-31-13, 10:26 AM
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need to power a reclining chair???

Seems easy, jusy plug it into the wall outlet right? Wrong. Its placement (per the wife) is in the middle of the room. And I don't have a oulet in the floor. Oh and she does not want to see or feel a power cord under the carpet. Can I power this chair off battery??? I want to avoid drilling holes in my floor at all cost.
 
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Old 12-31-13, 10:36 AM
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Quick answer...NO.

Yes some electric chairs do have battery back-up.
If you find a battery to power the chair, you will still need to recharge the battery.

What is the make and model of chair? If it's a medical type of chair then chances are good that it may have a battery option. However, if memory serves me correct, battery back-up only allows for the chair to be returned to an upright position for safety sake of the user.
 
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Old 12-31-13, 10:37 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

My crystal ball is a little hazy today.... I can't see your chair in it

My aunt has an orthopedic chair that operates on an AC wall adapter and back up batteries.

We need more info on your chair.... make and model ?
Does it run on a direct plug in cord or a wall adapter ?
 
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Old 12-31-13, 10:41 AM
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My aunt has an orthopedic chair that operates on an AC wall adapter and back up batteries.
PJ, do you know if I'm correct about the battery for use as "return" to upright position?
 

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Old 12-31-13, 10:54 AM
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Your quote had the thread URL in it ??

I'm not sure Norm.... that is a good question. I know it was only D batteries so they couldn't last all that long anyway. The chair actually runs off a plug in wall adapter which means the motors are low draw.
 
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Old 12-31-13, 12:00 PM
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Your quote had the thread URL in it ??
Yea, I noticed that also. It happened a couple of times, but I always delete it.
It didn't happen with quote this time though.??
I have no idea why!
 
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Nope guys just a regular plug in lazy boy. Looking for a gadget to battery power to it. Lol
 
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Old 12-31-13, 05:32 PM
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Nope.... not going to find that.

You can buy a large storage battery and inverter or you could possibly use a computer UPS but it's still going to need to be plugged in at some point for recharging. Plus, now you'll have this sharing the center of the room with the chair.
 
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Old 12-31-13, 06:25 PM
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Nope guys just a regular plug in lazy boy. Looking for a gadget to battery power to it. Lol
The best thing to do is to just install a floor receptacle.
 
 

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