Competitor Semi-Electric Bed
Semi-electric beds by Drive Medical are made in various forms and functions to meet different user needs. The Competitor Semi-Electric Bed is a model that is made compact, complete with side rails, that will allow the leg rest and back support to be automatically adjusted with a remote.
The Competitor basically mirrors many of the patient beds found in hospitals throughout the U.S. And just like some of those beds, this frame comes with a pendant (hand remote) that glows in the dark and rests on a frame hook for easy use. The bed rails come fully retractable to both protect the patient from rolling out of bed and sliding down for an easy exit.
The height is adjustable, both from the leg and the deck. The adjustments can be made at the leg where the height is changed by unscrewing a wing nut and raising and lowering then locking it into place. The deck has a hinge bracket that is lifted or set lower on spaced metal pegs. Each peg has a safety guard that keeps it from disengaging. All of this can be done without tools. The head and foot frame are interchangeable.
The motor on the Competitor is self-contained to reduce weight and noise. It can be both assembled and removed with the patient in bed. Instruction on assembly, for both the frame and motor, is described in detail with the user manual that comes with the bed frame.
If you need assistance moving and setting up your new bed, make sure to select the White Glove Delivery option prior to choosing "Add to Cart." With White Glove Delivery from Vitality Medical, you will have one to two highly skilled technicians that will move everything into your home, assemble it, ensure that it works properly, demonstrate its functionality and how to use it, and will remove any excess packaging upon leaving your home. Background checks have been done on every technician, so you can always rest assured that you're in safe hands.
White Glove Delivery is available by appointment in most states. Once you have placed your order, we will have an associate contact you to arrange a time that complements your schedule for the delivery and set up of your new bed.
The Competitor Semi-Electric Bed comes with the following options and accessories:
- Semi-Electric Bed with Full Side Rails and Mattress (item #15560-PKG)
- Accessory: Trapeze for Competitor Bed (15560) (2 locking, 2 non-locking)
- Accessory: Set of 4 Casters for use with Competitor Bed (15560)
Competitor Semi-Electric Bed Features & Benefits
- Motor lifts leg and backrest by remote
- Silent and smooth motor operation
- Warranty: Five Year limited on motors and hand control, Limited lifetime on Welds and Frame, One year on other parts
- Handrails are included with the bed
- The motor operates silent and smooth
- The motor will lift the leg and backrest by remote
- The patient remote(pendant) clips to the frame for easy access
- The remote is glow-in-the-dark and has bold lettering.
- The height is adjustable at the legs and the deck
- The compact design allows all components to fit in a box
- Manufacturer Number: 155600, 155600-PKG (With Mattress)
- Manufacturer: Drive Medical
- Box Dimensions: 44.5 x 35.5 x 9.25 Inches
- Frame Size: 84 Inch L x 35 Inch W
- Height (Adjustable): 11-20 Inches
- Weight Capacity: 450 lbs
- Warranty: Five Year Limited on Motor and Hand Control; Limited Lifetime on Welds and Frame; One Year Limited on all Other Parts and Components
- HCPCS: E0261, E0260
- Product Number: 15560
- Weight Capacity: 450 lbs.
- Bed Dimensions: 88L x 35W x 20 to 20H Inches
- Frame/Weld Warranty: Limited Lifetime
- Mechanical Warranty: 1 Year
- Electrical Warranty: 1 Year
Mattress Foam Therapeutic 5 Zone Support - 36 x 80 x 5.5 inch Caregivers who are looking to provide the best possible comfort for patients will love the Drive Medical Therapeutic 5 Zone Support Mattress. The mattress is protected by a best-in-class, two-way stretch cover that is water resistant and vapor permeable. The cover is designed to reduce the amount of friction and shear on the skin.
- Dimensions: 30 x 80 x 5.5 Inches
- Product Number: 15019
- Material: High Density Polyester Fiber
- Weight: 15.2 lbs
- 210 Denier Nylon Cover reduces friction
Gravity 9 Multi-Layered/Multi-zoned Foam Mattress 36" (W) X 80 " (L) X 6" (H) The Gravity 9 Long Term Care Pressure Redistribution Mattress is designed to prevent pressure on the joints of bed-ridden patients. Patients will love the plush, supportive comfort of this foam mattress. Made up of four layers of foam, the Gravity 9 will be long-lasting and provide protective support for many years. The top layer of the mattress is made of true memory foam. The bottom layer provides full length, horizontally scored articulation cuts to better distribute the weight of the patient.
- Product Number: 15970
- Dimensions: 36 x 80 x 6 Inches
- Weight Capacity: 350 lbs
- HCPCS: E0184
- Warranty: 10 Year Limited on Foam, 1 year on cover
Mattress System Alternating Pressure with Low Air Loss 36 x 80 x 8 inches Infections from pressure ulcers and bed sores remain a major health problem affecting immobile adults or adults with nerve and blood flow issues. The 14027 Med-Aire Alternating Pressure Low Air Loss Mattress System was designed to combat this problem with its air pressure technology that targets these vulnerable areas of the skin that are under constant pressure. It relieves strain so sores can heal or not develop in the first place.
- Product Number: 14027
- Dimensions: 36 x 80 x 8 Inches
- Weight Capacity: 350 lbs
- Weight: 5.7 lbs
- HCPCS: E0277
- Material: Quilted urethane coated nylon fabric & zippered PVC mesh
- Warranty: 12 Month Limited
- Whisper Quiet Pump Design
- CPR Valve for rapid deflation
- Low Pressure Alarm
Bed Rail Options
Competitor Bed Full Side Rails Competitor Bed Full Length Side Rails are designed to prevent individuals from falling off the bed. They are easy to install, too. The receptacles are attached to the frame of the bed and simply need to be pulled out and turned to the correct angle. It is important to note that the rails cannot be used if the deck is set to a height of 11 inches.
Competitor Bed Half Side Rails Competitor Bed Half Length Side Rails are designed to help keep individuals safe from falling off the bed. The half length keeps patients safe without feeling trapped. They are easy to install, too. Simply align the two clamp jaws towards the head of the bed and tighten the knob until secure. DO NOT install multiple rails on the same side of the bed.
Overbed Table: Color: Silver Vein This provides a large working surface to play games with a friend, take care of paperwork and eat meals. It’s covered in a walnut, wood grain laminate that’s easy to clean. The steel is covered in a silver vein finish to give it a more aesthetic appeal.
- Product Number: 13067
- Height: 28 - 45 Inches
- Dimension: 15 x 30 Inches
- Material: Walnut Laminate & Chrome Plated Steel
Tilt Top Overbed Table The table provides a proper way to eat meals in a comfortable fashion. And it also creates a nice work surface to supply activities during the recovery process. The walnut wood grain laminate top makes for easy cleaning as well and can be tilted to a 33-degree angle from either side.
- Product Number: 13008
- Height: 26.5 - 39 Inches tall
- Tilt: 33 Degrees
- Material: Chrome Plated Steel
- Surface: Walnut Wood Grain Low Pressure laminate
- Swiveling Casters
Bedding in a Box Most standard manual, semi-electric, and full electric hospital beds are compatible with Bedding in a Box by Drive Medical. Bedding in a box is an economic and comfortable solution for hospitals that need a large amount of bedding. Included in the box are cotton/polyester blend sheets. The fitted sheet has 36 x 80 x 5-6 inch dimensions. In addition to the fitted sheet, there is a top sheet and pillow case.
- Product Number: 15030HBC
- Bottom Sheet Dimensions: 36 x 80 x 5 - 6 Inches
- Material: Cotton Polyester Blend
- Blanket Material: 100% Cotton
- Warranty: 5 Year Limited
Competitor Semi Electric Hospital Bed Setup Guide (5:15 minutes)
The Drive Competitor Bed item #15560 comes in ultra-compact carton 36” x 9” x 45”. All components come in one carton, including side rails, electronics, and bed ends. Remove contents from the box. Bed comes complete with full side rails and retractable rail sockets to mount rail. Optional half rails are available item #15201BV. The bed will also be available without rails. To attach the head and foot spring, pull the black knob away from the frame and twist the lock open then slide the two sides together. The lock knob is spring-loaded and will lock into position when released and the two sections of the bed are flushed together. Twist to lock together. Lock the cotter pin with the attached clasp. Repeat on the opposite side. The Competitor Bed comes with a hand control that will illuminate when the bed is plugged into a wall outlet or with 9-volt batteries installed in the hand control. The blue light illuminates if there is a working backup battery installed or if the motor is plugged into a working electrical socket. Connect the 9-volt battery, sold separately, to the battery clip in the rear of the hand control. With this battery installed, the motor can be operated to return the sleep surface to the horizontal position in the event of a power failure. Note, before installing motor, plug hand pendant cable into the motor as shown. To install the motor, remove locking caps on top of the motor. Make sure white block is fully retracted. If it is showing, plug the motor into the wall and with the hand control, lower the block until fully retracted. If a block is showing, the motor will not attach to bed frame. Prior to installation, make sure that the two white motor blocks are in the retracted position. With frames still on its side, align the opening on the head end of the motor with the flange on the head section of the bed. Make sure when you attach motors, they are placed on the correct flange, head-to-head and foot-to-foot. Insert the flange into the motor compartment. Align the opening on the foot end of the motor with the flange on the foot section of the bed and insert the flange into the motor compartment. With the palm of your hand, snap the motor flush to the actuator bar. Once in place, replace the motor covers to secure the motor. The Competitor Bed has an optional caster accessory, sold separately, model #15044SET. To install the casters, insert the stem of the caster into the leg receptacle as shown. It is recommended to install non-locking casters on each bed end. The locking casters should be installed diagonally from each other. Adding wheels will alter the height of the bed. Review bed height chart. The chart indicates the height adjustments as they relate to the two adjustment options. The Competitor Bed has two height adjustments. Adjustment 1 is located on the frame as indicated below. There is an upper and a lower position. Adjustment 2 is on the leg of the head and footboard. To adjust, loosen the thumbscrew on the leg and pull on the spring-loaded knob with one hand and slide the leg to the desired height with the other hand. Once the desired position is found, turn the thumbscrew until tight. Adjust other legs to the same position. Attach the headboard to the bed frame. Attach the footboard to the bed frame. Be sure the sleep surface is locked securely to the head footboard as shown. Receiver bracket mounts on the frame to eliminate the need for cross braces. Rail receiver brackets are retractable, ensures proper placement and reduces lost or forgotten components. To install bed rails, lift the head section and find the rail receptacle, located on the frame of the bed as shown. Pull receptacle outward and return head section to the flat position. Turn the receptacle in order to receive the rail. Repeat for all four-rail receptacles. Insert the bed rail into the receptacle. Repeat for the other rail. The competitor bed accessories are sold separately: Trapeze Bar item #15660TRAPEZE, Extension Kit item #15660EXTKIT. To install the 15660TRAPEZE bar, place the long chamber into the receptacle. Make sure the pin on the rod is placed into the slot on the receptacle. To install the 15660EXTKIT, remove the headboard and attach the head portion of 15660EXTKIT to head section hooks of bed by sliding on and securing the head extension shorter piece and reattach the headboard. Raise the head spring. Slide the headspring extension component on the head section of the bed deck and secure using enclosed hardware.
- Additional Information
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Sleep Surface Dimensions
Height - Low11 Inches
Height - High20 Inches
Caster Height3 Inches
Max Back Elevation80 Degrees
Max Knee Elevation45 Degrees
Max Foot ElevationNone
Maximum Trendelenburg ElevationNone
Maximum Reverse Tredenelburg ElevationNone
Product Weight143 lbs.
Maximum Weight Capacity450 lbs.
Bed Model Number15560
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Sleep Surface Dimensions 42 x 80 Inch Width 54 Inch, Length 80 Inch 35 x 80 Inch Height Adjustable 18.25 to 26.25 Inch Adjustable 18.25 to 26.25 Inch Adjustable 11 to 20 Inch Weight 231 Pounds 332 Pounds 143 Pounds Weight Capacity 600 Pounds 1000 Pounds 450 Pounds Maximum Back Angle NA NA 80 Degrees Maximum Knee Angle HA NA 45 Degrees Warranty 5 Year NA Limited Lifetime Reviews View Product View Product View Product
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