Blachford Orion 3
The new Orion3 microprocessor knee gives enhanced stability and efficient motion.
Orion3 is suitable for K3 users who would benefit from stability on different terrains, slopes and steps and for those wishing to walk naturally and efficiently at either single or varying speeds.
The safety and stability of Orion3 encourages users to evenly distribute their weight, offloading their sound side and lower back to reduce aches and pains commonly reported by amputees.
Situational Awareness – an Inertial Measurement Unit senses movement and speed to respond accordingly, in real time
Enhanced Stability Performance – 5 levels of stance resistance optimises safety at all times
Natural Efficient Motion – MPC pneumatics ensure energy efficient and smooth swing at multiple speeds
Battery Life Indicator and Low Power Mode
Lithium Ion batteries with up to 3 days life, dependent on usage
Intuitive Programming Software via PC or App
Knee Flexion to 130°
Cycling Mode and Fixed Angle Flexion Lock Mode
Chris and Denise are both Orion3 users who have quite varied requirements from their prosthesis. Orion3 benefits Chris who is very active, supporting his love of walking by helping to maintain his energy levels or supporting him in doing his various DIY activities. Denise works at a school so finds Orion3 allows her to interact with the children as well as giving her confidence in doing the things she enjoys such as gardening.