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Straight Stairlift

The Acorn 130 Stairlift

A straightforward solution for straight staircases.

A straight stairlift is the ultimate staircase solution, giving you the full use of the home you love. Blending seamlessly into your home, with a smooth start and stop mechanism, you can glide effortlessly up and down the stairs.

Continually developed, improved and refined over many years, the Acorn 130 is the direct descendant of our very first straight stairlift, the Acorn Superglide.

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Acorn 130 Stairlift Measurements and Technical Information
Acorn 130 Stairlift Measurements and Technical Information

Angles

Standard Indoor 130

Short seat post 40-55°
Standard seat post 29-55°
Tall seat post 23-55°

Power Swivel 130

Standard seat post 36-55°
Tall seat post 23-55°

Outdoor 130

Standard seat post 27-55°

Maximum Rail Length

10 metres 394 inches
Dimensions mm inch
A Floor to top of footrest 95 3.75
B Top of footrest to top of seat (Short) (Tall) 445 (410) (505) 17.5 (16.25) (19.75)
C Top of seat to top of arms 250 9.75
D Top of arms to top of seat back 190 17.5
E Width between armrests (Wide arm version) 445 (495) 17.5 (19.5)
F Overall width 605 23.75
G Overall height to floor 980 38.5
H Length of arms from seat back 470 18.5
I Length of seat base from seat back 435 17
J Length of footrest 325 12.75
K Width of footrest 310 12.25
L Front of footrest to stringer 570 22.5
M Back of seat to stringer 13 0.5
N Folded width 310 12.25
O Minimum width required to swivel at top 670 26.25
P Distance from front of rail to stringer (Wide arm version) 215 (240) 8.5 (9.5)

This stairlift is independently tested to comply with:

  • BS EN 81-40:2008 - European safety standard - 'Specification for powered stairlifts'.
  • CE mark - Acorn Stairlift meets the requirements of the applicable European Directive(s).
  • ISO 9386:2-2000 International standard for stairlifts.
Specifications
Motor output speed No greater than 0.15 metres per second
Method of drive Rack and Pinion
Carriage Power 24v DC batteries
Motor Power 0.25KW
Maximum capacity 127kg
Maximum capacity HD version 159kg
Power supply input range 50-60Hz, 120-240V AC

* NOTE: Acorn, in keeping with its policy of continual development, reserves the right to change specification without notice. All measurements are approximate.


Stairlift hinged rail option!

All Acorn Stairlifts are available with a unique hinged rail option, designed to eliminate any obstruction or trip hazard at the foot of the stairs.

Acorn Stairlifts have all the features you need, and none you don't!

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Straight Stairlift Features

  1. Fits quickly and easily to the stairs, not the wall
  2. Requires no structural changes to your home
  3. Affordable and reliable with low running costs
  4. Slimline and folds away conveniently when not in use
  5. Optional hinged rail designed to eliminate any obstruction or trip hazard

Acorn Stairlifts are the world's only stairlift manufacturer to earn the Arthritis Foundation's Ease-of-Use Commendation.

Over 50% of our customers bought an Acorn stairlift to help ease the pain of arthritis.

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Straight Stairlift Installation

All Acorn stairlifts fit directly to the staircase, not the wall, so installation is quick and mess-free.

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