Invacare Action Ampla bariatric wheelchair

The multi-award winning Invacare Action Ampla manual wheelchair is specifically designed to cater for the needs of Bariatric or Plus sized individuals. Carefully developed to promote independence with outstanding features that can truly enhance and support the persons functional ability and experience of using a manual wheelchair.


Action Ampla Side View
Action Ampla Folding Backrest
Action Ampla Transportation Bearing System
Action Ampla Side View
Action Ampla Folding Backrest
Action Ampla Transportation Bearing System
Action Ampla Side View
Action Ampla Folding Backrest
Action Ampla Transportation Bearing System

The Invacare Action Ampla comprises a durable lightweight rigid Aluminium frame and an active rear wheel position for easier access to the handrims.

This clever design enables a more natural position of the upper body allowing optimal energy transfer during propulsion. In addition, the unique backrest construction also allows for free movement of the arms when propelling and the backrest upholstery adapts to a range of plus sized body shapes, maximising comfort and giving support where needed.


Featuring a new transfer aid unique to the Invacare Action Ampla which offers a resting position for the forearm whilst sat in the manual wheelchair and can be used to assist with standing transfers as the individual uses the aid as a leverage for support.

The Invacare Action Ampla can also negotiate doorways and passageways effortlessly in most environments with an optional smart transportation system to the rear of the frame. In three simple steps you can stand to tilt the chair onto the transportation system and roll the complete chair on its rear through doorways.

The Action Ampla is a revoluntionary development when considering the needs of bariatric or plus sized individuals and is leading the way for research driven bariatric manual wheelchair development.


Key features

  • Lightweight rigid Aluminium frame; for effortless propulsion and decreases rolling resistance.
  • Active rear wheel position: providing optimal manoeuvrability and a more ergonomic seating position.

  • Unique backrest design: ensuring free movement of the upper limbs when propelling.

  • Multi-functional Transfer aid: support standing transfers, offers a resting position for the forearm and can be adjusted in height giving access up to and under tables or desks.

  • Transportation bearing system: designed to make negotiating doorways and passageways easier than ever before.

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    Specifications & Downloads

    Sales Literature (1)
    Sales Literature (1 archive)
    Technical data
    Technical data
    Seat width

    Seat width

    505 / 555 / 605 / 655 / 705 / 755 mm

    Seat depth

    Seat depth

    460 / 510 mm

    Seat angle

    Seat angle

    Seat height

    Seat height

    380 - 455 mm in steps of 25 mm

    Backrest angle

    Backrest angle

    Backrest height

    Backrest height

    450 - 525 mm

    Front frame angle

    Front frame angle

    90 - 100°

    Length of footrests

    Length of footrests

    365 - 525 mm in steps of 25 mm

    Driving unit width

    Driving unit width

    Seat width + 205 mm

    Total length

    Total length

    1065 - 1145 mm

    Total length without footrests

    Total length without footrests

    855 - 920 mm

    Total height

    Total height

    825 - 900 mm

    Max. safe slope

    Max. safe slope

    Turning diameter

    Turning diameter

    1420 - 1660 mm

    Max. User weight

    Max. User weight

    300 kg

    Total weight

    Total weight

    27 kg

    Transport weight

    Transport weight

    19.5 kg

    Crash tested

    Crash tested

    Frame colour

    Frame colour

    Tech Grey, Tech White

    Colour (other)

    Colour (other)

    Colour accents: Blue Pulse, Pink Pulse, Green Pulse

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    Service Manual (1)
    Service Manual (1 archive)
    Test & Certificates (1)