s-max sella vario

The efficient stair climber

With the s-max sella vario it is possible to transport a person in their own wheelchair or a mobility-impaired person seated very convenient over staircases. With just a few movements the handle units can be exchanged.

s-max sella vario —

The efficient stair climber

To transport people with less mobility or in their own wheelchair is a particularly challenge in many respects. In many buildings staircases have to overcome not only in the entrance area.

Especially for this purpose the s-max sella vario was developed. It offers the possibility to manage both transport situations with one device. With the s-max sella vario it is possible to transport a person in their own wheelchair or a mobility-impaired person seated very convenient over staircases. It is equal whether if it´s a matter of inside or outside staircases. The total weight approved of the s-max sella vario depends to the version of use.

In use with the integrated seat the total weight approved is 204 kg, as universal rack 184 kg.

The operation of the s-max sella vario is very easy. After a short training the operator could handle the device safely. The continually adjustable climbing speed relieves to overcome difficult staircases and enables a best adaptation to each transport situation. Furthermore the standard integrated safety chip protects against unauthorized use. Based on the universal application possibilities the s-max sella vario becomes to the perfect favourable and indispensable transport solution.

Advantages that convince

  • 1 Device - 2 Transportsolutions
  • Version with wheelchair universal rack
  • Version with integrated seat

ComfortStep —

The combination of pleasant driving characteristics
and a comfortable climbing experience

ComfortStep was developed for the stair climber series s-max and c-max. It revolutionizes the previously existing climbing kinematics of these stair climbers. For the transported person this is particularly evident because of a comfortable climbing process characterized by low vibrations ComfortStep is a standard component of each s-max and c-max stair climber. It works in the single step mode as well as in the regular climbing mode. The adaptation to a variety of step heights is a further function provided by ComfortStep. This makes an easy and individual adaptation to your particular stairs possible.


Advantages that convince

  • Pleasant and comfortable climbing process
  • Individually adjustable to various steps’ heights
  • Available for the single step mode as well as the regular climbing mode

Technology that you can trust —

safe and mobile with s-max sella vario


  • 1 Device - 2 Transportsolutions
  • Continuously adjustable climbing speed
  • Single-step-mode
  • LED‘s for safe operation in lowlight situations
  • Engine immobilser to prevent unauthorized use
  • ComfortStep - for a comfortable driving experience
  • No damage to the edges of stairs
  • Automatic braking function when descending
  • High versatility, even on winding or narrow staircases

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the s-max sella vario in action

  s-max sella vario
Integrated seat unit
Total weight approved 184 kg 204 kg
Climbing speed, steps per minute(1) 8 — 23
Range with one charge of the batteries(1) approx. 9 - 21 levels (135 - 315 steps)
Max. height of step I extended 210 I 225 mm
Batteries 2 x 12 V / 3.3 Ah
Direct current motor 24 V / 275 W
Weight, climbing unit 23.7 kg
Weight, battery pack 3.1 kg
Total weight 34.6 kg 44 kg

1) The climbing speed as well as the range with one charge of the batteries is reduced if the ComfortStep is activated. The range also depends on the weight of the person seated.
2) Never use the stair climber to climb stairs with too little depth because it is no longer possible for the main wheels to touch the steps safely.
In the interest of progress we reserve the right for technical changes.


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