What is DC Power and what has it got to do with stairlifts?
Stairlift Glossary of Terms
Acorn Stairlifts are specifically designed to be a safer solution to using your stairs, this page aims to define those stairlift terms.
The Acorn 130 and 180 have digital displays - what are they for?
Further information on Acorn's braking system.
Information on how to fold your stairlift away.
What is the maximum weight an Acorn Stairlift can carry?
What is the key for on the stairlift?
Why is this term used in regard to stairlifts?
What is an overspeed governor?
Easy to use paddle controls make using our stairlift a doddle, find out how.
What is it and why is it used on a stairlift?
What do they have to do with stairlift design?
Why have smooth start and stop on a stairlift?
What is this essential feature?
What does this mean?
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