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Acorn 120 Perch Stair Lift


Looking For A Stair Lift For Narrow Stairs?

Trouble bending your knees? Staircase exceptionally narrow?


Then an Acorn 120 Perch Stairlift is the solution to your problems with the stairs.

The Acorn Perch Stairlift is perfect for people who have narrow stairs or struggle bending their knees. With many of the same features and options as the Acorn 120 Straight Stairlift, the Perch model includes a comfortable grab rail for extra security.


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  • Great for narrow stairs
  • Next day installation available
  • Fits to the stairs, not the wall
  • Slimline fold-away design


Narrow stairs can be a problem when choosing a stairlift our perched lift provides an innovative solution. Its maximum width is 600mm meaning it can be installed almost anywhere. This perched lift option can be added to the Acorn 120 model to solve the problem of narrow stairs.

Acorn Perch Stairlift Features

  • Padded seat and backrest
    Ensures that the Acorn Perch Stairlift gives a comfortable ride.
  • Directional toggle switch
    Easy to operate, even by those with limited dexterity.
  • Safety belt and handrail
    Included for added security.
  • Folding arms, seat and footrest
    Slimline fold-away design allows easy access to the staircase.
  • Fast, no mess installation
    The Acorn Perch Stairlift fixes quickly and easily to your staircase, so there's no mess, and no need for any repairs.
  • Lockable on/off switch
    Allows the user to prevent others from using the lift.
  • Diagnostic digital display
    Informs the user of the status of the stairlift.
  • Safety sensors
    Five safety sensors on the footrest and carriage stop the lift if an obstruction is encountered.
  • Remote controls
    2 handsets supplied, which allow the user to 'call' or 'send' the stairlift up and down the staircase.

Optional Extra - Hinged Rail

The lower section of the rail folds up and out of the way when not in use, allowing greater access at the foot of the stairs.


The option of a hinged rail is ideal when there may be a doorway near the foot of the stairs. When the stairlift is not is use, the rail is neatly out of the way and causes no obstruction. A powered hinge is also available.

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Perch Stairlift Technical Specification
A Width of seat / backrest 300 12
B Height from seat to top of handle 480 19
C Depth of seat 230 9
D Top of footrest to top of seat 530(L) / 660(H) 21(L) / 26(H)
E Required space from bottom of stair 750 29.5
F Height from floor to top of handrail (up) 1575(L) / 1780(H) 62(L) / 70(H)
G Height from floor to top of handrail (down) 1000(L) / 1205(H) 39.5(L) / 47.5(H)
H Height from floor to top of seat 660(L) / 865(H) 26(L) / 34(H)
I Height from footrest to handrail (down) 890(L) / 1090(H) 35(L) / 43(H)
J Wall to seat width 40 1.5
K Footrest surface to floor 100 4
L Overall depth from end of handrail (down) 650 25.5
M Overall depth (footrest down) 600 23.5

(L) - Lowest adjustable height. (H) - Highest adjustable height

Motor power 0.5 hp
Motor output speed 22 rpm - No greater than 0.15 meters per second
Method of drive rack & pinion
Motor output torque 108 Nm
Power supply 24 v DC (battery)
Maximum capacity 19 Stone / 266lbs / 120kg
Track extruded aluminium
Mains supply 110v, 50Hz charger

The Acorn Stairlift is specified to meet, or exceed the requirements of:

  • BS 5776:1996 - British Standard - 'Specification for powered stairlifts'
  • CE Mark - Acorn Stairlift meets the requirements of the applicable European Directive(s).
  • UL compliant (Underwriters Laboratory Inc) for mechanical and electrical hazards - ASME A18.1 & A17.5
  • ISO 9386:2-2000 International standard for stairlifts

*NOTE: Acorn in keeping with it's policy of continual development, reserves the right to change specification without notice. All measurements are approximate. Acorn Stairlifts outdoor and heavy duty straight stairlift do not have current UL approval, but are internally tested to this standard.
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