TSL 500 Step Lift

Safe, reliable and easy to use, the TSL 500 Step Lift is the ideal solution for wheelchair users who need to negotiate a few steps.  It can be installed outdoors or indoors, providing independent wheelchair access to a domestic property. This model can travel up to 500 mm.

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Simple and practical solution to access in the home

A ramp is not always a feasible option in the home, which is why the TSL 500 Step Lift can provide a safe and cost-effective alternative, providing independent wheelchair access whenever required.

The TSL 500 is a flexible solution, travelling safely up to a height of 500 mm. When supplied with bridging steps, the lift allows both wheelchair users and those who are more mobile to access the same doorway. Alternatively, we can provide the lift with upper level gate protection.

Benefits at a glance

  • Safe and reliable – built in the UK to BS 6440 standard
  • Easy to use – convenient controls and shallow approach ramp
  • Versatile – supplied either with bridging steps or upper level gate protection
  • Quick installation – can easily be installed by our experienced engineers in a day
  • Cost-effective – often a cheaper option than a wheelchair ramp and can be easily re-sited
  • Low maintenance – ask about our maintenance contract for annual servicing

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Technical specifications

  • Application range: can be sited internally or externally for wheelchair users only
  • Maximum safe working load: 250 kg
  • Closed height: 75 mm
  • Maximum height served: 500 mm
  • Power supply electrical requirements: 220 / 240V~50 / 60 Hz-13 A single phase
  • Low voltage control system: 24V DC
  • Operating temperature range: -10 degrees C to 40 degrees C
  • Safety: automatic wheelchair arrestor mechanism and full battery back-up. Constant pressure controls
  • Drive: hydraulic scissor mechanism

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What is the timescale from order to installation?

This takes approximately 6 weeks. The installation itself takes just one day.

What is the maximum travel of the lifts?

TSL 500 travels up to 500 mm. TSL 1000, 1100 and Melody 1 travel up to 1000 mm, although the TSL 1000 will travel up to 960 mm when supplied with a triple bridging step. Note: Travel heights vary subject to bridging step options.

What base does the lift need to sit on?

The TSL 1000, 1100 and Melody 1 need to be installed on a 100 mm thick concrete (level). The TSL 500 needs to go on a level base (flags/tarmac/concrete/timber).

What clearances are required around the lift?

TSL 1000, TSL 1100 and Melody 1 require a minimum clearance of 150 mm. There are other options available that can be discussed at the time of survey. TSL 500 runs in its own enclosure, so no clearances are required around the lift.

What is the power supply specification?

13 A single socket (must be fitted 50 mm away from a corner to enable the charger box to cover the socket).

How will visitors or the postman get to my front door if I have a lift?

We always have to provide ambulant access to and from the property when we install a lift. This can be achieved by either creating a new set of steps adjacent to the lift or, when space is tight, we can include bridging steps as part of the lift specification. Bridging steps are available with the TSL 500, TSL 1000 & Melody 1 lifts up to a maximum travel of 960 mm.

What happens if there’s a power cut to my house?

The TSL 500, TSL 1000 & Melody 1 lifts are battery powered so they will continue to work even if there is a power cut to your property. The batteries are trickle fed from the mains but will carry on for up to 30 cycles if not charged.

Can I have an attendant/carer in the lift with me?

We have different lifts to suit individual requirements. The TSL 500 & TSL 1000 are designed to take a wheelchair user only. The Melody 1 lift (up to 1 m travel) is designed to take a wheelchair user and an attendant. Over 1 m (up to 3 m) travel would require a Melody 3.

Can I use my mobility scooter on the lift?

Although designed for use with a wheelchair, our steplifts will accommodate the majority of scooters. The TSL 500, TSL 1000 and Melody 1 lifts have a maximum safe working load of 250 kg. The Melody 3 lift has a maximum safe working load of 500 kg up to 2 m and 440 kg up to 3 m. The scooter dimensions will be taken during the site survey to make sure they will fit comfortably on the specified lift.

We had a fantastic service from our first enquiry to visiting Terry Lifts’ factory and finally to installation.

Mr. & Mrs. Head Reading

To say I am ‘very pleased’ with my extremely well designed lift is an understatement!

Mrs. Dorricott Chester

Terry Lifts co-operated with all of my requests during the installation and were extremely professional, courteous and pleasant.

Mrs. H Whitchurch