Maxi Sky 1000 bariatric ceiling lift 455kg (1000lbs)


This comprehensive system has been specifically designed to provide safe and comfortable transfers for bariatric residents/patients.

Safe working load: 455 kg (1000 lbs)
Unit weight (batteries included): 22 kg (48 lbs)
LED indicator for maintenance required
Soft-start and stop motor control
Power on indicator
Emergency brake system
Manual emergency lowering device (located on the motor cab)
Electrical up and down emergency buttons
Emergency stopping device (pull cord) accessible from the ground
Low battery indicator (audible and visual LED)
Charging indicators

Strap length up to 2.3 m (90 ")

Lifting speed:
3 cm/sec (1.2"/sec) at 455 kg (1000 lbs)
4 cm/sec (1.6"/sec) at 230 kg (500 lbs)
7 cm/sec (2.8"/sec) at 0 kg (0 lbs)
Batteries: 2x7 Ah will average 150 cycles (loaded at 75 kg/165 lbs)
Adjustable horizontal displacement speeds: 10, 14, 15, 20 cm/sec.
Automatic return to charge function initiated by user (optional): weight sensor cut-out 9 kg (20 lbs)
ABS FR casing (fire retardant)
CSA No 601.1, UL No 2601-1 certifications CE marked / ISO 10535
Charger unit
Power indicator on charging module
Clip on charger any where on the track
100-240 Vac / 50-60 Hz / 27 Va
Protection class IP44 (handset)
Infrared remote control (optional)

The Maxi Sky® 1000 system offers two configuration types and a range of functions. The following list covers some of the most important features. For a full presentation of the Maxi Sky 1000 system, please contact your local ArjoHuntleigh representative.

  • Safe working load: 455 kg (1000 lbs)
  • Installed on permanent ceiling-mounted track or semi-permanent freestanding gantry
  • Clip-on charging station can be fitted anywhere on track
  • Electronic soft start and soft-stop
  • Emergency lowering device
  • Emergency stopping device
  • Emergency brake
  • Low battery lift limiter
  • Overload circuit protectionStrap length up to 2.3 m (90”)
  • Height from floor to ceiling 2.1 m-3 m (82"-118")
  • Battery charging indicatorLED indicator for maintanance required


  • For ceiling-mounted fixed track, straight track layouts are applied
  • Track available in 4.5 m and 6 m (177” and 236”) lengths
  • Straight section – track height 140 mm (5 1/2”), available in 4.5 m (177”) lengths
  • Max distance between supporting structures: 2 m (79")
  • Straight section – track height 180 mm (7"), available in 6 m (236”) lengths
  • Max distance between supporting structures: 3 m (118”)
  • OptionsReturn To Charge (RTC) function