The Harmar AL500: A Popular Power Wheelchair Lift

The Harmar AL500 is a widely used exterior power wheelchair lift designed for minivans, SUVs, and trucks. It’s known for its functionality, durability, and ease of use. Here’s a breakdown of its key features:

  • Power Operation: The lift uses a hand-held pendant control for effortless operation. Simply drive your power wheelchair onto the platform, press a button, and the AL500 lifts and stores your chair securely on the vehicle’s hitch.
  • Lifting Capacity: The AL500 boasts a lifting capacity of 350 lbs, which accommodates most full-size power wheelchairs.
  • Platform Size: The aluminum deck measures 26 inches wide by 39 inches long, providing ample space for most power wheelchairs.
  • Compatibility: The AL500 works with various vehicle classes, including Class II and Class III hitches. This offers flexibility for a wider range of vehicles.
  • Self-tensioning Straps: Four self-tensioning Q’Straint straps secure your mobility device to the platform during operation, ensuring a safe and stable transport.
  • Durable Construction: Made from high-quality aluminum, the AL500 is built to withstand regular use and harsh weather conditions.
  • Easy Installation: The lift can be professionally installed on your vehicle.


  • Effortless Loading and Unloading: Eliminates the need for manual lifting of your power wheelchair, promoting independence and safety.
  • Increased Accessibility: Expands your travel possibilities by allowing you to easily take your power wheelchair with you in your vehicle.
  • Wide Vehicle Compatibility: Works with various vehicle classes, offering greater flexibility.
  • Secure Transport: Self-tensioning straps ensure your power wheelchair remains secure during transport.
  • Durable and Reliable: Built with quality materials for long-lasting performance.

Additional Considerations:

  • Professional installation is highly recommended to ensure proper operation, safety, and to uphold warranty coverage.
  • The AL500 comes with a standard battery power source. A hardwired option might be available for purchase separately.

Adapy: Transforming Your Harmar AL500 into a Smart Lift System

The Harmar AL500 is a dependable lift, but what if you could make it even smarter and more convenient? That’s where Adapy comes in!

Adapy seamlessly integrates with your Harmar AL500, transforming it into a high-tech mobility solution. Here’s how Adapy elevates your experience:

  • Effortless Smartphone Control: Ditch the handheld pendant! Use the intuitive Adapy app to operate your Harmar AL500 lift directly from your smartphone. Raise, lower, and fold the platform with a simple tap, all within easy reach.
  • Universal compatibility: The Adapy system is designed to work seamlessly with various adaptive equipment, including the Harmar AL500 lift.
  • Smartphone App control: Control your lift with your smartphone via the Patented Adapy Smart Mobility System on your iOS or Android smartphone.
  • Simplified user interface: The Adapy smartphone app is designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, making it easy for anyone to control their mobility equipment.
  • Effortless operation: Imagine deploying and retracting your Harmar AL500 lift with a simple tap on your phone. Adapy eliminates the need for bulky remotes, making operation easier and more convenient, especially from a seated position, or when outside the vehicle.
  • Improved accessibility: Adapy simplifies the process of loading and unloading your wheelchair, minimizing physical strain and promoting greater independence. Additionally, it allows the operation of the lift from outside the vehicle, ensuring the user is in a safe and stable position before initiating the lift.
  • Customizable settings: Personalize the smartphone app to change screen colors, audio preferences and vibration feedback for confirmation.
  • Safety: Operate the lift from outside the vehicle using the Adapy app on your smartphone. This ensures you’re in a safe and stable position before initiating the lift process.
  • Enhanced Safety features: The enhanced safety features provide overload protection, and an emergency stop feature.
  • Real-Time Monitoring: Gain peace of mind with instant access to the lift’s status. The Adapy app displays battery life, internal temperatures, operation history, and even sends maintenance and critical safety alerts, keeping your lift in top condition. It also enables equipment hibernation.

Benefits of Adapy + Harmar AL500:

  • Enhanced Convenience: Control your lift from anywhere within reach using your smartphone. No more searching for the pendant control.
  • Peace of Mind Monitoring: Stay informed about your lift’s health with real-time data and maintenance alerts.
  • Effortless Remote Operation: Park with ease and operate the lift from outside your vehicle with the optional remote control module.
  • Modernized Mobility Experience: Embrace the future with a smartphone-controlled lift system, integrating seamlessly with your everyday technology.

Adapy and Harmar AL500: The Perfect Match

Experience the perfect harmony of reliable functionality and cutting-edge technology. The Harmar AL500 combined with Adapy empowers you with a mobility system that prioritizes ease of use, safety, and puts you in control with your smartphone.

Ready to experience the future of mobility? Visit our website or contact your local Adapy dealer today and see how Adapy can transform your Harmar AL500!

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