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Which Quick-Release Base?

The Quick-Release Base is the means of quickly, easily and securely attaching the device onto, or removing it from, the Mount. We offer a range of options to more specifically suit individual requirements. It is important to note that each series of Daessy mounts (Standard, M-Series and Lite) has a separate set of Quick-Release Bases as they fit onto different tube dimensions or, in the case of LiteMounts, connect into ball joints. Most Quick Release Bases feature the same curved slot and securing pin for device holder plates to connect with (new Wedge Quick-Releases are the exception).

Standard Series Quick-Release Bases

TUSB

The standard TUSB is still the most popular – this holds the device in one specific position although it can be moved along the tube and at a forward/backwards angle and locked into the required position by use of an allen key.

This will be supplied as default with all Standard Series wheelchair mounts unless an alternative is specified with order.

 

 

MUSB

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The Mini Quick-release Base (MUSB) is the same basic approach as the standard TUSB but has a smaller size and front surface/face. This is particularly suitable for smaller devices (up to 2.5kg) and those where the fittings on the back of the device obstruct the TUSB (eg. Tellus Mobi).


 

 

 

USBF

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The Folding Quick-release Base (USBF) can more easily be folded backwards and forwards on the tube to a lying flat position – useful to improve visibility whilst driving the wheelchair if the mount and device are left in position. Adjustment is by a simple ring-pull instead of the allen key.


 

 

 

TUSBA

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The Sideways Adjustable Quick-release Base (TUSBA)  is useful for users who have a head position to one side. The Base can be set to left or right angle so the user is seeing the screen straight on. Adjustment is by allen key. Only available with a large face.

 

 

FAQRB

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The Friction Adjustable Quick-release Base (FAQRB)  allows the device to be rotated through 360 degrees without use of an allen key. Only available with a large face. It is suitable for most eyegaze devices except those above 4.0kg (eg My Tobii P10) and is not suitable for any device needing a small face QRB (eg. Tellus Mobi with eyegaze).

 

 

 

Articulating Quick Releases (AQR**)

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The Articulating Quick-Release Bases (AQR**)  offer the most adjustability.  By use of a ball joint the head can be rotated and angled to a precise position.  Available with standard or small face, and a choice of allen-key or handle adjustment. We have found this to be a popular choice for customers with Eyegaze devices.

The available Articulating options for Standard Series are as follows:

  AQRS87:       Small face, no handles.
                                  AQRS87-1H: Small face, Side adjustment handle.
                                            AQRS87-2H: Small face, Side and Rear adjustment handles.

                                            AQRL87:       Large face, no handles.
                                            AQRL87-1H: Large face, Side adjustment handle.
                                            AQRL87-2H: Large face, Side and Rear adjustment handles.

                                            Note: We now also stock Wedge articulating Quick-Release Bases. These work the same way with the ball joint and options for handles but the device interface is very different.

                                            Wedge Quick-Releases were designed to be compatible with devices supplied with Wedge adaptors and they will not fit with normal Daessy device adaptors or holders.

 

 

M-Series Quick-Release Bases

MQR75

The MQR75 is the standard Quick Release Base for M-Series mounts – the M-Series version of the TUSB. This holds the device in one specific position although it can be moved along the tube and at a forward/backwards angle and locked into the required position by use of an allen key.

This will be supplied as standard with all M-Series wheelchair mounts unless an alternative is specified with order.

 

 

M Articulating Quick Releases (MAQR75**)

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The Articulating Quick-Release Bases (MAQR75**)  for M-Series offer the most adjustability.  By use of a ball joint the head can be rotated and angled to a precise position.  Available with a choice of allen-key or handle adjustment. The available Articulating options for M-Series are as follows:
                                          
  MAQRS75
:       Small face, no handles.
  MAQRS75-1H: Small face, Side adjustment handle.
  MAQRS75-2H: Small face, Side and Rear adjustment handles.

                                                    Note: We now also stock Wedge articulating Quick-Release Bases. These work the same way with the ball joint and options for handles but the device interface is very different.

                                                    Wedge Quick-Releases were designed to be compatible with devices supplied with Wedge adaptors and they will not fit with normal Daessy device adaptors or holders.

 

Lite Mount Quick-Release Base

LEF-75/AQR

The LEF-75/AQR (Or LQR as it is often referred to) is the only Quick-Release Base for LiteMounts, providing a connecting point for iPads or other small tablet devices via their holder plate.

LiteMounts also have dedicated end fittings for devices such as switches and cameras but those are not compatible with normal device adaptors/holders.

 

 

 

 

Also available:  VESA compatible Quick-release bases, special Camera mounting bases, Switch fittings.

This is a quick reference overview of Quick-release bases. For detailed information, prices or to purchase please see Components.


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