The Single Motor action uses the sleek 3-button handset with useful clip and back-light. The action fully raises the footrest before the back starts reclining and reaches full recline (less reclined than on Dual Motor designs) from a starting position 20cm (8") from the wall. The intelligent third button then returns the chair to the sitting position.
The Dual Motor action adjusts the backrest and footrest independently, offers a near horizontal position (needs a 38cm (15") gap from the wall and has an intelligent fifth button on the handset to return to the sitting position. This handset also features a useful clip and back-light.