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Uniscan Cadet

This test report on the Uniscan Cadet is one of a series of wheeled walking frame reviews. If you have reached this page from an internet search, we suggest you begin by reading the Introduction to our guide to walking aids. For more information about the options listed below, see also our overview of wheeled walking frames and summary of the main features to look for.

Uniscan Cadet - test report

Uniscan CadetDimensions (H x W x L): 
749-902mm x 584mm x 600mm

Folded size (H x W x L): 
749-902mm x 584mm x 210mm

Weight (without accessories): 4.1kg

Features

Soft foam hand grips, padded seat, pressure brakes fitted as standard (optional lever brakes - £25), optional shopping bag (£18). No backrest, basket or tray. Handle height adjustable (three positions). Seat not adjustable, but the frame is available in two sizes.

Our verdict

Handling: Easy. Pressure brakes caused some slight problems when standing up from sitting.

Hand grips: Very comfortable.

Brakes: Easy enough to operate and effective. It is important to have pressure brakes adjusted correctly, or they will come on when you are not expecting. Adjustment is done at the factory.

Folding: Very easy. Does stand when folded. Unfolds easily and clicks right into place.

Last updated: February 2010


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