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Dewert  Motorized Systems manufactures DC motors, handsets and control systems throughout the world.  Here in the US, Dewert's major customer is Pride Mobility Products in Exeter, Pennsylvania;  several years ago, they started building a motor designed exclusively for Pride.   

 Listed below are  parts are for the basic "up/down" lift/recline chairs without heat and/or massage functions.   Parts for chairs with heat and massage are readily available (at least for the newer model chairs), but there are so many variations that it would be impossible to list them all here. 

Shipping within the continental USA is included in the prices quoted.  We stock these parts in our warehouse for quick shipment.  If you have any questions on whether a particular part will fit your needs,  please let us know.  If you need something not listed, either call or E-Mail us.  Either way, we will need the chair manufacturer, serial #, detailed description of part needed, etc and we will do the research and get back with you promptly (you may have to look on the "law tag" sewn to the bottom of the footboard for the chair manufacturer, and on the frame behind the chair for the serial #).

Need help deciding where the problem is?  Then please click here for our troubleshooting guide, which shows common problems and their possible solutions.

Free Shipping in the Continental USA on All Lift Chair Parts (see Below)

Below we list the way we normally ship our parts; we don't have to spend the extra to ship the most critical parts by FedEx and Priority Mail (none of our competitors do...), we just feel that its the right thing to do... Most folks that need lift chair parts need them right now, not several days or weeks later.  We hope you take this in consideration when you decide where to buy the parts you need... However, if you need them even sooner, just give us a call and we can figure the shipping charges for Express Mail or FedEx Express; we only charge you what the delivery companies charge us - we aren't looking to charge outrageous shipping charges to people that are already in a bind and need some help...

A note about ordering parts online:  We have had many customers who call in to the shop to place their parts orders.  When I ask why they called in to order, they normally say that they thought they would get it quicker if they called it in.  Actually, the opposite is true: When parts are ordered online through our shopping cart, we can download the order in our accounting system and get the parts shipped out quickly.  In fact, most online orders sent in by 10:00 CT will be shipped out the same day.  Orders that are called in have to be manually processed, and it normally takes an extra day to be input and shipped.  While we truly don't mind if you call in with questions, etc, please don't call in your order expecting to get it quicker that way.  One exception:  If you need the part overnight, and you are willing to pay the shipping expense for Express Mail or FedEx, you can all in (by 1:00pm CT) and most orders can be shipped out that day.

 

Dewert Lift System Complete

   Product Description Retail    Your
    Price

Ordering
Dewert Megamat MB1 Lift System (For Chairs without Heat/Massage) Complete with Transformer and Hand Control

$400.00 See Dewert Note 1 Below for More Information

 

 

Unavailable as an Assembly

If Transformer is Needed, Order #8230 Transformer and #8264 Connector Cable Below.  If Motor is Needed, Order #8205 Below and Mount Old Transformer to New Motor.

Dewert Megamat MB1 Lift System (For Chairs with Heat/Massage) Complete with Transformer and Hand Control

$434.00 See Dewert Note 2 Below for More Information

 

Unavailable as an Assembly

If Motor is Needed, Order #8205 Below and Mount Old Transformer to New Motor.  If Transformer is Needed, Please Call or email for Options.

 

Dewert Megamat MBZ Lift System Complete with Transformer, Y Connector Cable and Hand Control

$625.71 See Dewert Note 3 Below for More Information

$358.50  with Free FedEx Ground Shipping

Dewert MBZ Lift System Complete
Qty: Price: $358.50

Dewert Component Parts

   Product Description Retail  Your   Price
Ordering
       
#8200 Dewert Megamat Lift Motor (For Chairs without Heat/Massage) with Transformer $324.00 See Dewert Note 4 Below for More Information

 

Unavailable as an Assembly

If Transformer is Needed, Order #8230 Transformer and #8264 Connector Cable Below.  If Motor is Needed, Order #8205 Below and Mount Old Transformer to New Motor.

 

#8202 Dewert Megamat Lift Motor (For Chairs with Heat/Massage) with Transformer $344.00 See Dewert Note 4 Below for More Information

 

Unavailable as an Assembly

If Motor is Needed, Order #8205 Below and Mount Old Transformer to New Motor.  If Transformer is Needed, Please Call or email for Options.

 

#8205 Dewert Megamat MBZ Lift Motor $321.30 See Dewert Note 5 Below for More Information
$228.50 with Free FedEx Ground Shipping

Dewert MBZ Lift Motor
Qty: Price: $228.50

#8206 Dewert Megamat MC1 Lift Motor NOTE: Connector Pins form 45 degree angle) $326.20 See Dewert Note 6 Below for More Information

Please call or email for options for this part

 

#8210 Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Standard Up/Down Chairs with 90 degree angle-Cord "Disappears" Down Through Chair and Plugs Directly in Underneath) $77.00 See Dewert Note 7 Below for More Information $69.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Standard Up/Down Chairs
Qty: Price: $69.50

#8212 Pride Dewert Original Hand Control with Quick Disconnect for Standard Up/Down Chairs w/ Five Pin Round Plug with Straight Connector-Unhooks in SIDE POCKET of Chair) for Older Chairs With Dewert Motor on Chair $87.00 See Dewert Note 7 Below for More Information $79.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With Quick Disconnect for Standard Up/Down Chairs with Dewert Motor
Qty: Price: $79.50

#8217 Pride Dewert Original Hand Control with Quick Disconnect for Standard Up/Down Chairs w/ Five Pin Round Plug with Straight Connector-Unhooks in BACK of Chair)  for Newer Chairs  With Okin Motor on Chair (White Tag Near Plug Says KC7059) $97.00 See Dewert Note 8 Below for More Information $88.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With Quick Disconnect for Standard Up/Down Chairs with Okin Motor
Qty: Price: $88.50

#8243 Pride Quick Disconnect Extension Cable Only (from side pocket of chair to motor) $38.00 See Dewert Note 9 Below for More Information $24.50 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Pride Quick Disconnect Ext Cable
Qty: Price: $24.50

#8214 Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With 90 Degree Plug for Chairs with Heat/Massage $92.00 See Dewert Note 10 Below for More Information $84.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Chairs With 90 Degree Plug With Heat/Massage
Qty: Price: $84.50

#8214QD Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With Quick Disconnect for Chairs with Heat/Massage $92.00 See Dewert Note 10 Below for More Information $84.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Chairs With Quick Disconnect With Heat/Massage
Qty: Price: $84.50

#8216 Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With 90 Degree Plug for Chairs with Infinite Motor $92.00 See Dewert Note 11 Below for More Information $84.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Chairs With 90 Degree Plug With Infinite Motor
Qty: Price: $84.50

#8216QD Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With Quick Disconnect for Chairs with Infinite Motor $92.00 See Dewert Note 11 Below for More Information $84.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Chairs With Quick Disconnect With Infinite Motor
Qty: Price: $84.50

#8215 Pride Dewert Original Hand Control With Quick Disconnect for Chairs with Both Heat/Massage and  Infinite Motor $98.00 See Dewert Note 29 Below for More Information $89.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Hand Control for Chairs With Quick Disconnect With Both Heat Massage and Infinite Motor
Qty: Price: $89.50

#8218 Pride Dewert Deluxe Heat and Massage Hand Control $128.00 See Dewert Note 12 Below for More Information $98.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Deluxe Heat and Massage Hand Control
Qty: Price: $98.50

#8219 Pride Dewert Deluxe Heat and Massage Hand Control With Infinite Control $178.00 See Dewert Note 12 Below for More Information $148.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Pride Dewert Original Deluxe Heat and Massage Hand Control With Infinite Control
Qty: Price: $148.50

#8213 Pride New Style Hand Control (Lighted Control with Lockout) for Newer Chairs  With Okin Motor on Chair $128.00 See Dewert Note 13 (VERY IMPORTANT NOTE BELOW) for More Information $52.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Okin Hand Control With Quick Disconnect and Extension Cable for Pride New Style Hand Control
Qty: Price: $52.50

#8290 Tranquil Ease Heat Massage Hand Control $92.00 See Note 31 Below for More Information $84.50 with Free Priority Mail Shipping
 

Tranquil Ease Heat Massage Hand Control
Qty: Price: $84.50

 #8264 Dewert Megamat MBZ 5 Pin Y Connector Cable (Used with #8230 Transformer Below) $64.26 See Dewert Note 15 Below for More Information $46.00 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Megamat MBZ 5 Pin Y Connector Cable
Qty: Price: $46.00

#8265 Dewert Megamat MBZ 6 Pin Y Connector Cable (Used with #8235 Transformer Below) $64.26 See Dewert Note 16 Below for More Information $46.00 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Megamat MBZ 6 Pin Y Connector Cable
Qty: Price: $46.00

 #8266 Dewert Megamat MC1 Y Connector Cable NOTE: Connector Pins form 45 degree angle) $65.80 See Dewert Note 17 Below for More Information $46.00 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Megamat MBZ Y Connector Cable
Qty: Price: $46.00

#SWS48SE Replacement Switch for All Pride Dewert Original Hand Controls Above with Three Terminals on Switch $42.00 See Dewert Note 18 Below for More Information

$32.50 with Free  1st Class Mail Shipping

Switch (Straight Tab)
Qty: Price: $32.50

#6210   Hand Control (Dewert Compatible Standard w/ Five Pin Round Plug with 90 degree angle- Cord "Disappears" Down Through Chair and Plugs Directly in Underneath) $79.00 See Dewert Note 19 Below for More Information
$46.50  with Free Priority Mail Shipping

Okin Standard Hand Control
Qty: Price: $46.50

 

#6212   Hand Control (Dewert Compatible Quick Disconnect w/ Five Pin Round Plug with Straight Connector - Unhooks in Side Pocket of Chair))

$89.00 See Dewert Note 19 Below for More Information
$56.50  with Free Priority Mail Shipping

Okin Quick Disconnect Hand Control
Qty: Price: $56.50

#8220 Dewert Megamat MB1 Transformer (with Battery Backup) (For Chairs without Heat/Massage (note: will not work with Dewert "Dymat" systems) $153.00 See Dewert Note 20 Below for More Information

Discontinued - If Transformer is Needed, Order #8230 Transformer and #8264 Connector Cable.

#8230 Dewert Megamat MBZ Ultra  Transformer (with Battery Backup) with 5 Pin Plug (Most Common Dewert Transformer) $180.65 See Dewert Note 21 Below for More Information $114.50 with Free FedEx Ground Shipping

Dewert MBZ Ultra 5 Pin Transformer w/Battery Backup
Qty: Price: $114.50

#8235 Dewert Megamat MBZ Ultra  Transformer (with Battery Backup) with 6 Pin Plug (Less Common Dewert Transformer) $180.65 See Dewert Note 22 Below for More Information $114.50 with Free FedEx Ground Shipping

Dewert MBZ Ultra 6 Pin Transformer w/Battery Backup
Qty: Price: $114.50

#8236 Dewert Megamat MC1 Metrio Transformer (with Battery Backup) NOTE: Connector Pins form 45 degree angle) $184.60 See Dewert Note 23 Below for More Information

Please call or email for options for this part

 

#8228 Dewert Heavy Duty Transformer (with Battery Backup) with 3 Pin Plug $230.65 See Dewert Note 24 Below for More Information

Please call or email for options for this part

 

#8234 Dewert MB2 Transformer (with Battery Backup $234.00 See Dewert Note 30 Below for More Information  Please call or email for options for this part
 
#8244 Dewert Stroke Tube Assembly (This is the part you need if you have a Dewert motor with a broken plastic connector at the end of the tube where it mounts to the chair)  $84.00 See Dewert Note 25 Below for More Information $56.50 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Stroke Tube Assembly
Qty: Price: $56.50

#8248 Dewert Plastic Spindle Nut for Stroke Tube (Note: will not work with Okin motors) $56.00 See Dewert Note 26 Below for More Information $28.50 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Spindle Nut
Qty: Price: $28.50

#8240 Dewert  Clevis Mount (mounts to bottom of Dewert motors with 4 screws;  (screws not included) $66.00 See Dewert Note 27 Below for More Information $48.50 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Clevis Mount
Qty: Price: $48.50

#8270 Pride Lift/Recline Actuator Bracket $62.00 See Dewert Note 28 Below for More Information $32.50 with Free 1st Class Mail Shipping

Dewert Lift/Recline Actuator Bracket
Qty: Price: $32.50

Information Notes on Dewert Parts

Dewert Note 1:  The Dewert Megamat Plus MB1 system was the most common system used in Pride and other brand lift chairs in the late 1990's and early 2000's.  The transformer is attached to the actuator assembly with a wire tie and a Phillips screw.  The only other electrical part is the hand control (usually, our part # 8210 below).  In the early 2000's, Pride replaced this system with their new MBZ set (listed below), with a separate transformer that sits behind the chair, and a Y connector cable that goes from the transformer under the chair to the motor and hand control.  If you have a problem with this MB1 set, you either replace the transformer with the # 8230 external transformer and # 8264 Y connector cable, or if the actuator assembly is the problem, you simply install our part #8205 MBZ motor, and take the transformer off your old motor and install it on the new motor.

Dewert Note 2:  The Dewert Megamat Plus MB1 system with heat and massage worked much the same way as the MB1 set above, but it had electrical connections coming out of the transformer that attached to the vib motors and heat strips.  Pride has not used this system for several years, and their new heat and massage systems aren't compatible with the parts on this chair.   If the motor assembly itself is the problem, you simply install our part #8205 MBZ motor, and take the transformer off your old motor and install it on the new motor.  If you are having problems with the transformer, the only way to keep the heat/massage functions would be to replace the complete motor and heat/massage system with one of the newer models; this would require replacing all the electrical parts in the chair, and it usually cost-prohibitive.  I normally recommend customers with this system to either just try to get the up and down functions working (which is normally what they are most concerned with) and just do without the heat & massage functions, or if the heat and massage is important to them, to put that money toward another chair. 

Dewert Note 3:  The Dewert Megamat MBZ was used in Pride chairs from the early to mid 2000's up until about two years ago, when Pride started using Okin electronics, and it is still used today in other brand chairs.  Changing the complete set is a good choice if you don’t know – or want to know – what the problem with your chair is, you just want it fixed the first time. Or you may just want to update your chair to the latest electronics and head off any problems.  Either way, if you presently have a single MBZ motor on your chair, this set should solve the problem.

Dewert Note 4:  This is like the MB1 set above, but it is the motor only.  The Dewert Megamat Plus MB1 motor was the most common system used in Pride lift chairs in the late 1990's and early 2000's.  The transformer is attached to the actuator assembly with a wire tie and a Phillips screw.  The only other electrical part is the hand control (usually, our part # 8210 below).  In the early 2000's, Pride replaced this system with their new MBZ set (listed below), with a separate transformer that sits behind the chair, and a Y connector cable that goes from the transformer under the chair to the motor and hand control.  If you have a problem with this MB1 set, you either replace the transformer with the #8230 external transformer and # 8264 Y connector cable (NOTE: if you had heat/massage on your chair. you will not have those functions with the new transformer), or if the actuator assembly is the problem, you simply install our part #8205 MBZ motor, and take the transformer off your old motor and install it on the new motor.

Dewert Note 5:  This is like the MBZ set above, but it is the motor only.  This is a brand new motor direct from the factory, and as mentioned in Note 3 above, it was used by Pride from the early to mid 2000's up until about two years ago.  There should be a sticker on the side of your motor that says MBZ; if so, this is the motor you need.

Dewert Note 6:  The MC1 motor has been used occasionally by various lift chair manufacturers; it is not nearly as common as the MBZ motors above, but there are many in use today.  The motor resembles the MBZ, but the plug from the motor to the connector cable has two prongs that are set at a 45 degree angle from each other.  There should be a sticker on the side of your motor that says MC1; if so, this is the motor you need.

Dewert Note 7:  The #8210 and #8212 hand controls are the most common Dewert hand controls in use today.  The #8210 has a one piece cord that “disappears” down through a hole in the chair and normally plugs in underneath the chair to the motor assembly.  It has a round plug with a 90 degree angle that has five pins in a semi-circle.  The #8212 has a quick disconnect plug that normally unplugs in the side or magazine pocket of the chair.  It has a straight plug with five pins in a semi-circle, and it plugs into another cord that is already in the side pocket of the chair; most have a small plastic lever that folds over the plugs to lock them into place.  The way to tell which one you need is to just follow the cord from the part you hold in your hand down past the coiled part, and see if there is a straight plug a few inches from the coiled part (#8212), or does the cord disappear down through a hole in the chair (#8210).  The #8212 is the newer design, and was developed as a way to easily change the hand control without having to turn the chair over.  Another selling feature is that if you have grandchildren over and they like playing on the chair, then you can easily unplug the control so they won’t play with it (of course, it’s OK with us if you let them play with the chair – grandkids are great for our business…).  If you want to upgrade to the quick disconnect feature, you can simply order the #8212 control and the #8243 extension cable below; this will give chairs with the older style one piece cord the convenience of the quick disconnect setup.  NOTE: If you have the #8212 type hand control, then please look at Note 8 below before ordering to be sure you get the correct version for your chair. 

Dewert Note 8:  The #8217 is for Pride chairs made after November 2006 with Okin electronics.  The hand control looks almost identical to the #8212 above, except it has a six terminal switch inside to accommodate the Okin system.  The way to tell the difference between the #8212 and #8217 is as follows: 1) Look at either the transformer or the motor; if either of these has the word "Dewert" on it, then you need the #8212 hand control; if it has "Okin" on either, you need the # 8217 control.  2) The #8212 control usually has a white tag around the wire of the hand control close to the plug end that has "P/N 3544" or "P/N 3547"; the # 8217 has a white tag that says "P/N KC-7059"

Dewert Note 9:  This is the extension cable only that only the #8212 hand control plugs into in the side pocket of the chair, and goes on down to plug into the short cord off the motor.  Normally, the only reason to replace this cord is if it has gotten pinched by the chair mechanism.  Note: this extension cable will not work with the #8217 control above.

Dewert Note 10:  The # 8214 and # 8214QD controls are for chairs with heat and massage systems; the controls have a large paddle switch for up & down, and below they have two smaller switches (red and white) for the heat and massage.  As with the # 8210 & # 8212 controls in Note 11 above, the #8214 has a one piece cord that “disappears” down through a hole in the chair and normally plugs in underneath the chair to the motor assembly.  It has a round plug with a 90 degree angle that has five pins in a semi-circle.  The #8214QD has a quick disconnect plug that normally unplugs in the side or magazine pocket of the chair.  It has a straight plug with five pins in a semi-circle, and it plugs into another cord that is already in the side pocket of the chair; most have a small plastic lever that folds over the plugs to lock them into place.  The way to tell which one you need is to just follow the cord from the part you hold in your hand down past the coiled part, and see if there is a straight plug a few inches from the coiled part (#8214QD), or does the cord disappear down through a hole in the chair (#8214).

Dewert Note 11:  The # 8216 & # 8216QD controls are for chairs with an infinite control system for the chair back; the controls have a large paddle switch for up & down, and below they have a smaller white switch  that moves side to side to lay the back down.  As with the # 8210 & # 8212 controls in Note 11 above, the #8216 has a one piece cord that “disappears” down through a hole in the chair and normally plugs in underneath the chair to the motor assembly.  It has a round plug with a 90 degree angle that has five pins in a semi-circle.  The #8216QD has a quick disconnect plug that normally unplugs in the side or magazine pocket of the chair.  It has a straight plug with five pins in a semi-circle, and it plugs into another cord that is already in the side pocket of the chair; most have a small plastic lever that folds over the plugs to lock them into place.  The way to tell which one you need is to just follow the cord from the part you hold in your hand down past the coiled part, and see if there is a straight plug a few inches from the coiled part (#8216QD), or does the cord disappear down through a hole in the chair (#8216).

Dewert Note 12:  These controls are generally used on only the high-end, very expensive Pride chairs.  Each has a grey control housing, with a black thumb switch for the up & down, and below that are four push switches, a top red switch for heat, and three white switches below that for the massage and intensity.  The #8218 has nothing above the black up & down switch, while the #8219 has a white infinite button control above the black up/down switch; just compare the pictures to your control to see which one you have.

Dewert Note 13:  PLEASE READ THIS NOTE VERY CAREFULLY, AS THIS CHANGE FROM PRIDE HAS CAUSED A GREAT DEAL OF CONFUSION.  The control pictured here is is the newest style hand control from Pride; it is a grey control, with push buttons for up & down, plus a lock button.  It attaches to a control box , which then attaches to an Okin transformer and an Okin Deltadrive motor.  However, Pride has had many production problems with this setup; it seems either the hand control was failing, or more often, the control box it plugged into went bad.  They tried several different solutions, but finally settled on using a standard Okin quick disconnect control (our part # 6212) and eliminating the control boxWhat you need to do is to completely remove the control box from the chair... First, find the control box; usually, it is mounted behind the chair, or underneath the chair toward the rear.  If you don't see it, just follow either the wire from the hand control, or the wire coming from the transformer; both plug into wires off the control box.  Unplug all the wires coming from that box and remove the box from the chair.  Then, you take the cord coming from the transformer toward the chair, and plug it in to a short two prong cord off the actuator that nothing is currently plugged into.  Then, you plug the new hand control cord to the other cord coming out of the motor.  Everything then is plugged directly to the motor (which is how all the other major chair manufacturers wire their chairs).  With this new configuration, the hand control isn't lighted, but it is a much simpler setup with much less to go wrong with it.  Please understand that you won't be getting the grey hand control that is pictured, but if you take the #6212 that we send you, and you follow the instructions above, this should take care of the problem. 

Dewert Note 14:  This is the power cord only for the older style MB1 transformer, and it will also work with the newer MBZ Ultra control box below.  It is replaced mainly due to either the chair mechanism pinching the original cord, or due to a pet chewing the cord. 

Dewert Note 15:  The #8264 Y connector cable has a dual headed plug with one plug having a round plug with five pins on one plug, and the other plug has a flat blade and a round blade; we sometimes call it a "Mickey Mouse" plug... The cord goes from the transformer up under the chair and connects to the motor and hand control.  Sometimes they can go bad, but mostly it is replaced due to either the chair mechanism pinching the original cord, or due to a pet chewing the cord. 

Dewert Note 16:  The #8265 Y connector cable is much like the # 8264 cable above, except that the round part of the "Mickey Mouse" plug has six pins instead of five.  It is mainly used on chairs with a heat and/or massage system.  The cord goes from the transformer up under the chair and connects to the motor and hand control.  Sometimes they can go bad, but mostly it is replaced due to either the chair mechanism pinching the original cord, or due to a pet chewing the cord.

Dewert Note 17:  The #8266 connector cable is only used on motors with the MC1 motor system.  If has a male plug on one end of the cord, and a female plug on the other end that has two prongs that are set at a 45 degree angle from each other.  Mostly it is replaced due to either the chair mechanism pinching the original cord, or due to a pet chewing the cord.

Dewert Note 18:  The SWS48SE is the most commonly used switch on Pride lift chairs.  The switch has three terminals that normally come out to the side of the switch housing (although some other manufacturers bend them down), and the mounting tabs on the switch housing (the ones that the screws go through) are even with the top of the switch housing.  NOTE: Before you order the switch, please follow the testing steps on our Troubleshooting Tips page to see if the switch is the problem, and not the wiring in the hand control.  The wiring in the control oftentimes shorts out, and the symptoms are identical to having a bad switch.  Please also remember that if a switch is installed, even for a few seconds, we can't take it back, as it has been "used", and no one wants to buy a used part...

Dewert Note 19:  The #6210 and #6212 hand controls are normally used on Okin systems, but they can be used on Dewert systems as well.  Some customers prefer the push button style control instead of the paddle style if they have trouble pushing the paddle.  The #6210 has a one piece cord that “disappears” down through a hole in the chair and normally plugs in underneath the chair to a short cord off the motor.  It has a round plug with a 90 degree angle that has five pins in a semi-circle.  The #6212 has a quick disconnect plug that normally unplugs in the side or magazine pocket of the chair.  It has a straight plug with five pins in a semi-circle, and it plugs into another cord that is already in the side pocket of the chair; most have a small plastic lever that folds over the plugs to lock them into place.  If you have a chair with an Okin system and it has a hand control like the one pictured, either one of these will work, as they are both wired the same.  The way to tell which one you need is to just follow the cord from the part you hold in your hand down past the coiled part, and see if there is a straight plug a few inches from the coiled part (#6212), or does the cord disappear down through a hole in the chair (#6210).  The #6212 is the newer design, and was developed as a way to easily change the hand control without having to turn the chair over.  Another selling feature is that if you have grandchildren over and they like playing on the chair, then you can easily unplug the control so they won’t play with it (of course, it’s OK with us if you let them play with the chair – grandkids are great for our business…)

Dewert Note 20:  The old style MB1 transformer was discontinued several years ago, when most manufacturers went to the MBZ set with the external transformer.  The MB1 transformer is attached to the actuator assembly with a wire tie and a Phillips screw.   If you have a problem with this MB1 transformer, you can replace it with the # 8230 external transformer and #8264 Y connector cable, then take old the transformer off your motor and discard it.

Dewert Note 21:  The #8230 Ultra Control Box is used with the MBZ motor used by Pride from the early to mid 2000's up until about two years ago, and it is still used today in other brand chairs.  The #8264 Y connector cable above attaches to the transformer with a dual headed plug with one plug having a round plug with five pins on one plug, and the other plug has a flat blade and a round blade; we sometimes call it a "Mickey Mouse" plug... The cord goes from the transformer up under the chair and connects to the motor and hand control.  NOTE: Please be sure before you order this part that you check to see if it has five or six pins on the round section of the dual headed plug; with five, you would order the # 8230 -  with six, you would order the #8235.

Dewert Note 22:  The #8235 Ultra Control Box is also used with the MBZ motor like the #8230 control box above, but it has a six pin connector; It is mainly used on chairs with a heat and/or massage system.  The #8265 Y connector cable attaches to the transformer with a dual headed plug with one plug having a round plug with six pins on one plug, and the other plug has a flat blade and a round blade; we sometimes call it a "Mickey Mouse" plug... The cord goes from the transformer up under the chair and connects to the motor and hand control.  NOTE: Please be sure before you order this part that you check to see if it has five or six pins on the round section of the dual headed plug; with five, you would order the #8230 -  with six, you would order the #8235.

Dewert Note 23:  The #8236 Metrio Control Box is used only with the MC1 motor system.  The #8266 connector cable above runs from this transformer up to the motor; the cable has two prongs that are set at a 45 degree angle from each other.

Dewert Note 24:  The #8228 heavy duty transformer is mainly used with Dewert systems on chairs with larger weight capacities that have a dual motor lift system; the heavy duty system is needed when two motors run simultaneously having to pick up greater weight.  The transformer is larger than the ones shown above that only handle a single motor; it will also have a red and green indicator light.  The cord that plugs into this unit will have a three prong connector with a small silver ring that tightens onto the connector.

Dewert Note 25:    The #8244 is the inner section of tubing that goes in and out of the motor as the hand control is depressed.  Older motors have a plastic connector that threads into the outer end of this tube; this part has the clevis pin going through it that attaches the tube to the chair.  The plastic connector tended to break, so Dewert made the decision to lengthen the tube from its original size, and to put two bronze bushings into the tube that the clevis pin could go through.  In effect, they eliminated the plastic connector.  If you have this type of plastic connector on the outer end of the tube, then the #8244 stroke tube is the part you need; you simply unscrew the old tube out of the outer tube of your actuator, and replace it with this new tube, put the clevis pin in, and you are back in business.  If your motor has the new style tube as pictured, all the above explanation about the plastic outer connector does not apply to you; you would only need to replace this part if your old tube had somehow gotten bent or the inner part of the tube was stripped from the spindle nut inside the actuator.  NOTE: this part has caused the most confusion of any part that we have ever sold...  There is a plastic spindle nut (part #8248 below) inside the actuator tube (where you can’t really see it).  The worm screw goes through the middle of the nut, and the nut has threads on the outside that the stroke tube screws onto; as the motor turns the worm screw, the nut rides up and down the worm screw, pushing and pulling the stroke tube and making the chair go up and down.  This spindle nut is not included with the # 8244 stroke tube.

Dewert Note 26:  This is the plastic nut (usually white in color) that is inside the actuator tube (where you can’t really see it).  The worm screw goes through the middle of the nut, and the nut has threads on the outside that the stroke tube screws onto; as the motor turns the worm screw, the nut rides up and down the worm screw, pushing and pulling the stroke tube and making the chair go up and down.  IMPORTANT NOTE: Please check the manufacturer of your motor (Okin or Dewert) before ordering this part - the part shown here will only work in a Dewert motor - it will not fit an Okin motor.

Dewert Note 27:  The #8240 clevis mount fastens the base of the MBZ and MB1 motors to the frame of the chair; it is held on to the motor with four screws.  If the screws have not been pulled out of the motor, then replacing the clevis mount is usually all that is needed; if the screws have been pulled out or broken off in the motor so that you can't remove them, then you may need to replace the complete #8205 motor.  If the head of the screw is broken off but the motor housing isn't damaged, you can replace the screw with a #10 wood screw that you can get at any hardware store (the #10 wood screw is the closest thing that we have in the USA to that West German screw).  NOTE: the #8244 will only work with Dewert MB1, MBZ, etc. motors that fasten on with four screws; Dewert MC1, MCZ, etc. motors that have a clevis mount that screw on aren't available; the complete motor will have to be replaced.

Dewert Note 28:  The #8270 recline brackets go on either side of the stroke tube where the tube attaches to the chair.  They should be replaced in pairs, even if only one is broken now; if the chair is used at all while one of the brackets is broken, the other will have had such stress that it will soon break.

Dewert Note 29:   The # 8215 controls are for chairs with both heat and massage and infinite control systems; the control has a large paddle switch for up & down, and below they have a smaller white switch  that moves side to side to lay the back down and two smaller switches (red and white) for the heat and massage.  It has a quick disconnect plug that normally unplugs in the side or magazine pocket of the chair.  It has a straight plug with seven pins in a semi-circle, and it plugs into another cord that is already in the side pocket of the chair; most have a small plastic lever that folds over the plugs to lock them into place.

Dewert Note 30:  This transformer was used on several different models of older chairs with a dual motor system.  If your chair has this type transformer, and also has a hand control with four buttons, this transformer will work.  However, if your chair is the heavy duty type with both motors working together to lift the chair, then the newer version of this transformer will not work; You will have to change over to Pride's new style system with the transformer that sits behind the chair, with a cable going to a control box underneath.  Please call or email us for more details on that system.

Dewert Note 31:  This hand control is manufactured by Tranquil Ease, and is sometimes used with Chairs that have an Okin or equivalent system.  Sometimes the back of the control will list a "model # 2802FR3" on the control, but not always.

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