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Acorn 180 Stairlift - designed for curved staircases

The Acorn 180 Stairlift

The Acorn 180 Stairlift is the most innovative stairlift in the world. A true technological breakthrough.

The Acorn 180 Stairlift can be installed on virtually any staircase, including curves, multiple landings, and more. Each Acorn 180 Stairlift is designed and installed to your precise requirements.

Want the stairlift to take you down the hall to your bedroom? The Acorn 180 can do that. Want it to take you into your living room? It can do that too.

  • FastTrack easy, next day installation*
  • Requires no structural changes to your home
  • Affordable and reliable
  • Buy direct from the manufacturer
  • 12-month warranty
  • The Acorn Promise
  • 12-month warranty
  • Maximum Weight 266lbs
  • Next Day Installation
Acorn 180 Stairlift Features

A wealth of features for your benefit

  1. Padded seat and backrest for maximum comfort.
  2. Can be operated with the lightest of touches. Perfect for those with limited dexterity.
  3. A safety belt is installed on all of our stairlifts, so you feel secure at all times.
  4. Our slim fold away design has folding arms, seat and footrest, so other people can continue to use the stairs.
  5. A lockable swivel seat means you can get on and off your stairlift without twisting your body.
  6. Our modular rail system is secured directly to the stairs, not to the wall. So there's no structural damage to your home.
  7. Modular rail allows the rail portion of the lift to be quickly assembled from stock components, enabling faster delivery and an installation time to suit you.
  8. Safety sensors on the footrest and carriage stop the stairlift automatically if any obstruction is encountered.
  9. Hand-held remote controls allow users to call or send the lift up and down the staircase. Perfect for sharing with a loved one.

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Overview

Safety Features

Demonstration Video

Acorn 180 Stairlift Dimensions
Dimensions inch
A Overall height 38.25
B Height of Seat 17.25
C Overall depth (from wall) 25.25
D Overall depth (when folded) 13.25
E Width of footrest 14.75
F Overall width 24.5
G Depth of seat 16

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).
  • ASME compliant for mechanical and electrical hazards - ASME A18.1 and A17.5.
Specifications
Motor output speed 4.8 inches per second - No greater than 5.9 inches per second
Method of drive Rack & pinion
Power supply 24V DC (battery)
Maximum capacity 266lbs
Track Modular rail, extruded aluminium
Main supply 50-60Hz, 100-240V AC

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

Optional Extras

Acorn 180 Curved Hinge Demonstration

Automatic Powered Hinge

If there is a doorway near the foot of the stairs the optional automatic powered hinged rail is ideal.

The lower section of the rail folds up and out of the way automatically as the stairlift travels up and down the staircase, allowing greater access at the foot of the stairs. The powered hinge raises and lowers automatically as the stairlift travels up and down the staircase.

When the stairlift is not is use, the rail is neatly out of the way and causes no obstruction.

Testimonials

Acorn Stairlift is an excellent product and we have no issues with it at all. It does it's job. My son would not be able to go to the basement to do his laundry without it. It allows him to be independent. Dan Eisen was the tech that serviced our Acorn. He was very knowledgeable, professional and friendly.  He answered all my questions to my satisfaction.

Linda - Wisconsin

We cannot speak highly enough about our Acorn stairlift and your assistance.

Sandi & Bill - North Carolina

I knew from the first time I saw it advertised, it would fit our needs. 

Madolyn -

Sales rep and installer were very knowledgeable about the product. Very easy to work with, very professional during installation. Would recommend to anyone with issues in climbing stairs.

Rosemarie - Pennsylvania

Everyone was very professional and knowledgeable. From the salesman, Scott, to the installer, James. 

John -

Nice sales consultant. Best price, good instruction by installation engineer. Installed very fast – day after order was placed. Install only took 2 hours!

Richard - Maryland

Well pleased; everyone kind and well informed and very professional. Very pleasant purchasing and installation experience

Joanne - Georgia

Great to work with, responsive, turn-key project, professional. Kudos to your people – good job!

Robert - Nebraska

No more climbing the stairs on my hands and feet due to the excruciating pain from back and legs. God has answered my prayers. Thank you Acorn!

Gloria - Pennsylvania

Very well pleased with all aspects.

Judy -