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Products: Savaria SL-1000

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The Savaria SL-1000 stairlift works on straight stairs to glide up and down in comfort and safety using the onboard controls or with the help of remote control operation, providing barrier-free access in your home or business.

With its extra comfortable seat, adjustable width arms and high weight capacity, this stairlift is feature-packed. The constant-charge battery operation means that your stairlift works even through a power failure giving you peace of mind.

The Savaria SL-1000 installs quickly and easily, and its onboard diagnostic display alerts you of any service issues. If you want an affordable, reliable, and easy to use lift, the SL1000 is just right for you!


Continuous charge system: The battery is charged along the rail to keep it ready-to-use at all times.

Smooth, quiet operation: Drive system provides a soft start and stop with minimal noise.

Master shut off can be turned off if not used for an extended amount of time: Money saving option for electricity and battery life.

On-board controls and infrared (wireless) remote: Easy to use controls, remote can be used to call the chair up or down when needed.

Obstacle sensors: Stops the chair if it meets and obstruction for safe operation.

Other standard features: Continuous pressure operation, foldable footrest, folds up to less than 14" (35 cm) from the wall.

Standard finish options: Neutral beige carriage and wipe clean synthetic leather upholstery, neutral rail finish.

Safety features: Swivel and lock seat, seatbelt, non-skid footrest, obstacle sensors


Optional Configurations: Right or left side of stairs (field-reversible at time of installation)

Other Options: Overspeed brake, motor brake, emergency stop button

Technical Specifications

Applications: Residential or Commercial, indoor, straight-run stairs

Standard Capacity: 350 lb (158 kg)

Maximum Travel: 32' (9.75 m)

Nominal Speed: 20 ft/min (0.10 m/s)

Motor: 1/2 hp

Batteries: 24v from two 12v 7.5Ah batteries

Fold-up width from wall: 13.75" (35 cm)

Fold-out width: 24.25" (61.6 cm)

Range of incline: 25° to 55°

Downloads and Links

Links open in a new window, and are located on the manufacturer’s website


Download the Savaria SL1000 Brochure

Owner’s Manual:

Download the Savaria SL1000 Owner’s Manual

Application Drawings:

Download the Savaria SL1000 Application Drawings in PDF or DWG Format

Savaria SL1000 Product Page:

View the Savaria website’s product page

Savaria's youtube video:

View the Savaria SL1000 youtube video


Any new stairlift sold and installed by Maine Accessibility comes with a 1-year labor warranty. If you have ANY problems with your lift in the first year, we will come fix it free of charge.

If anything happens after the first year, Savaria also includes a 36 months parts warranty on almost everything but batteries. Please see complete details and exclusions here.