How to Assemble and Operate the Drive Titan AXS
By now you must already know the Titan AXS is the best unit on the market right now. However, there is a tiny bit of detail required before you can begin using it: the assembly. This article is a step by step guide that will show you just how to assemble and operate this wonderful piece of machinery. You simply have to read through all steps and be rest assured you will enjoy the Titan AXS experience.
Let us dive right into action, how to assemble:
The first step is to loosen and remove the two shroud knobs that secure the shroud to the base. Use your hand for this process. (see figure 1)
In the second step you connect both the battery connectors to the main cable, you cannot miss these connectors because they are red and black in color. Match them to the matching color harness and you are good to go. (see figure 2)
The third step would be to reinstall the power wheelchair’s shroud by placing it on top of the base, easy right? Lastly, reinstall the two shroud knobs you had previously removed. (see figure 3)
Now, let’s proceed to the fourth step. Here you must attach the seat by lifting the handle right under it and place it down to rest on the seat post. You must then release the handle and rotate the seat sideways just to be certain it is locked correctly.
The fifth step is a brief one. Simply insert the armrests into the attachment points in the seat frame and you are all done.
Here in the sixth step. insert and tighten the star knobs to lock the armrests at your desired width, this will ensure comfort and ease during steering. The next step is to fix the headrest on top of the seat by inserting the posts into the holes on the seat.
We are almost through the assembling process. As the seventh step is to insert the controller’s square mount into the housing right under the armrest, tighten the star knob on the side, and hold it in place. You must then connect the cable from the controller to the connection port on the shroud.
The last step is very crucial: fully charge the wheelchair so the batteries are off to a healthy start.
You are all done with the assembly process.
After getting past the assembly, let us explore the operation process. After all, what good is a wheelchair you cannot operate?
How to operate the Titan AXS:
Let us start off by switching on the wheelchair: press the power button. This will power up your wheelchair.
Then let us discuss how to speed the power wheelchair, simply press the speed down button to the lowest speed setting, and start to steer. You can steer by moving the joystick forward or any other direction.
Then, to power off the scooter, release the joystick and automatically it will return to its center position thus stopping its unit. Additionally, it is paramount to learn about the battery gauge, red lights indicate you need to charge the unit, orange indicates that you shouldn't drive over a long distance and lastly the green light indicates your batteries are fully charged.
As a pro-tip, ensure the batteries are charged 8-12 hours before initial use, this will ensure they last a lifetime.
Let us also discuss the charging habits you should employ if you use your vehicle regularly, kindly charge up your batteries as soon as the daily activities are done.
Secondly, if you use it infrequently, charge it 10-14 hours a week. This will work in harmony to extend battery life.
In a nutshell, the controller functions are:
- Battery gauge
- Power on/off
- Speed gauge
- Speed dial
Make sure to go through this article again to ensure you have internalized the assembly and operation protocol to ensure safe transport while in the power wheelchair. Once familiar with the controls you can press the speed-up button to increase the speed to a comfortable setting. Kindly also go through your owner’s manual just to be on the safe side.