Electric Recliner

Hi.   I've just bought new furniture. I had manual recliners but have upgraded to electric motor recliners with USB port for charging mobile phone in armrest. Never even considered any effects on my pacemaker device. Anyone advice on problems i may have to look out for. Just goes to show how you can completely forget you have a device. 🤔


Motors aren't big enough to bother

by Theknotguy - 2019-02-11 17:16:36

The electric motors on the recliner aren't big enough to bother your pacemaker.  

I've written on the forum where I was running a large DeWalt drill and was actually leaning on the running drill.  My pacemaker was directly on top of the drill as it was running.  No problems.   I discovered I was doing it after drilling about 100 holes so it wasn't just a one shot test.  

So the motors in your recliner are too small and too far away to bother the pacemaker.  

Enjoy the luxury!


by lizzie - 2019-02-11 17:22:39

Thank you . Just wanted reassurance that I hadn't wasted £3000. Lol. 

go ahead and forget about it!

by Tracey_E - 2019-02-11 17:23:03

Newer pacers are well shielded and outside of an industrial setting the list of things to worry about is very short. If something is questionable, rule of thumb is keep it 6" from the device. Life your life and forget about it, it's ok!

even if you hugged the motor

by dwelch - 2019-02-12 00:43:58

even if you hugged the motor it wouldnt be a problem.  Think about the transformers out on your telephone/power pole.  You would need to hug one of those to maybe have it affect your pacer.  the motor in that chair simply does not pull enough power nor generate enough field.

You know you're wired when...

Your pacemaker interferes with your electronic scale.

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