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GhostBed Adjustable Power Base Manual

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Safety and Warranty Warnings

READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT If unable to understand warnings, cautions, and/or instructions, contact the dealer or technical personnel if applicable, before attempting to use the equipment. Otherwise, injury or damage may result. SAFETY WARNINGS:

  • Do not use bed outdoors.
  • Do not use bed near explosives.
  • Using bed with oxygen administering equipment other than the nasal masked type creates a possible fire hazard.
  • When using nasal or masked type administering equipment, route and secure oxygen or air tubing properly to ensure that tubing does not become entangled or damaged during normal operation of the bed.
  • Use caution when having liquids in or around the bed to ensure no spilling occurs. In case of spillage, stand in a dry, clean area of the floor and unplug the bed immediately. Clean up spill and allow the area around bed to dry thoroughly before using the electric controls again. Do not eat or drink hot liquids while operating the bed.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instructions concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
  • Do not allow children or individuals with disabilities to operate the bed without adult supervision.
  • Do not allow any person or pet under the bed at any time.
  • During bed operation, make sure body is positioned within the confines of the bed. Do not place extremities over the sides of the bed when operating bed functions.

WARRANTY WARNINGS: Do not open or tamper with control box, motors, or remote (with the exception of battery compartments). The warranty will be void if the internal workings of these components are tampered with. Product Rating: The motors are not designed to operate continuously for more than [2] minutes in an [18] minute time period or approximately 10% duty cycle. Attempting to circumvent or exceed this rating will shorten the life expectancy of the foundation and may void the warranty. Operating Information:

  • After power foundation assembly is completed, operate remote control to ensure proper functions.
  • Keep moving parts free of obstruction during bed operation (including sheets, clothing, tubing, wiring, and products using electric power cords).
  • Distribute body weight evenly over bed surface. Do not place entire weight on head or foot sections of the bed, during repositioning and entering or exiting bed.

Hospital Use Disclaimer: This power foundation is designed for residential use only. It is not approved for hospital use and does not comply with hospital standards. Weight Limits: This product is not rated to support weights in excess of 750 pounds inclusive of the mattress and bedding. The bed will structurally support this weight, provided it is evenly distributed across the foundation. The power foundation is not designed to support or lift this amount in the head or foot sections alone. Exceeding this weight restriction could damage the bed and/or cause injury and will void the warranty.


FCC COMPLIANCE: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. To comply with the FCC RF exposure requirements, no change to the antenna or the device is permitted. Any change to the antenna or the device could result in the device exceeding the RF exposure requirement and void user’s right to operate the device. All electronics and components that need to be installed are located in boxes under the foundation or attached to the frame. Before discarding the packing materials, ensure that all the parts are accounted for

Parts List

GhostBed Adjustable Power Base Electronics Quick Reference Guide


Installation Guide

Note: For safety reasons, lifting of the adjustable bed frame must be performed by two (2) people; and the unit should always be in a flat position before opening. STEP 1 Lift the folded bed frame unit out of the shipping carton carefully, nad then put it on a flat floor.   STEP 2 Lower the head and foot frame pieces with their top side facing downward.     STEP 3 Using a pair of scissors (not included), cut the ties to remove all accessory boxes and retainer bar from inside the unit.

Attaching the bed legs

Remove the six (6) bed legs from the accessory box. Hand tighten the legs by threading them clockwise into the pre-threaded holes on the bed frame.

Installing the retainer bar

STEP 1 Turn the bed frame over carefully, top side up. STEP 2 Insert the ends of the retainer bar into the quick connect brackets located at the foot of the bed.

Setting up the electronics

STEP 1 Take out the power supply and the power cord from the accessory box. STEP 2 Connect the power cord from the control box to the power supply.   STEP 3 Connect the power cord that was packaged with the power supply to the power supply.     STEP 4 Plug the power cord into a working electrical outlet. The LED lights under the base will flash for 10 seconds.   STEP 5 Install the two (2) AAA batteries into the remote control. STEP 6 Confirm the remote control works by pressing the lift buttons. Installation for single or independent operation of the bed frame is now complete.

GhostBed Remote Control Instructions

GhostBed Wireless Remote ***Your Remote will be Black***

Setting Programmable Positions and Pairing Remote


The wireless power bed has a programmable feature that allows you to save custom positions. Please read all the instructions below before setting your custom presets on the remote. STEP 1 Adjust the head and foot to your desired position.     ` STEP 2 Press and hold the flat button firs, the press and hold memory button for 5 seconds until the buttons’ lights are flashing. The position is then saved. STEP 3 Adjust the head and foot to your desired position. To adjust the saved position, repeat steps 1 and 2 and the new position will be saved.


The original remote that comes in the box is already paired to the foundation. No further action is required. In the event that the remote is not paired with the foundation, follow the steps below.  STEP 1 Make sure the batteries work fine, Replace them when needed.         STEP 2 Plug the power cord to the power source.   STEP 3 Plug the power cord to the power source. Press the “PAIR”button located on the side of the control box 2 times and then press the “PAIR” button located on the remote.     Note:The led light will flash to indicate pairing mode.

Special Function

Emergency power down

Your adjustable bed frame comes with a power supply that, when powered with two new 9V batteries, supports the emergency power down feature.The batteries are not included and work for a single use only. If a power failure occurs while the head and/or foot sections are raised, do the following: STEP 1: Install two (2) new 9V batteries in the battery compartment of the power supply. STEP 2: Press the flat position on the remote if there is no power from the electrical outlet.

Synchronizing Two Bases


If simultaneous operation of two foundations is desired, please read the instructions. STEP 1 Plug A and B bases to power source       STEP 2 Plug the synchronizing cable into 2 control boxes of 2 bases.       STEP 3 Then base A and base B can be simultaneous operated by Remote A   Remark :If you don’t need Synchronizing just remove the Synchronizing cable.

Headboard Bracket Installation Guide

Headboard brackets are an optional accessory and are not included. A 1/2” (13 mm) socket and 1/2” (13 mm) crescent wrench are necessary to complete installation.


  STEP 1: The headboard bracket will have 2 long slots to accomodate any frame type. Align the appropiate slots on the bracket with the holes on the bed. Use long bolts and nuts to secure the bracket. Make sure the bolts are tight.   STEP 2 : To put the T-Bracket and Headboard Bracket together, you will need (2) short bolts and (2) nuts. Slip the bolts through the holes from T-Bracket to Headboard Bracket with the head of bolt facing outward. Use 1/2” (13mm) socket and 1/2” (13mm) wrench to tighten the bolts. STEP 3: You may now connect your headboard to the attachment plates using the remaining short bolts and nuts to secure it to the brackets. The heads of the bolts will face outward. Use a 1/2″ (13 mm) socket and 1/2″ (13 mm) wrench to tighten the bolts.


In the event that the power foundation fails to operate, assess the symptoms and possible solutions provided in the chart below.

In the event that the power foundation fails to operate, assess the symptoms and possible solutions provided in the chart below.


what is the height, assembled, from floor to top of base. also what are width and length measurements?

13″ from floor to top of the base, and other measurements are 60″ wide and 80″ long.

what angle does the head/back bend and what angle does the leg/feet bend

Head/back goes to 70 degree and 60 degree for legs

Is the Ghostbed aa wall hugger?

“Wall hugger” is an adjustable power base term used to describe a function where, as the head rises, the entire bed moves back towards the head. The purpose of this is get around the fact that without this function, it is hard to reach items on your nightstands when the head is raised as you have moved forward. This is a very desirable feature and GhostBed apparently does not have it. Their website and the Amazon description make no mention of it and I believe they would if it had it. To move the entire bed (not the feet) within its frame is an expense feature since it requires a separately moving sturdy frame, separate linkages to the head-raising motor or a completely separate motor, and the base is much heavier. Few if any bases in this price range will be wall huggers. s

Are the legs adjustable in height?

The legs that come with it are not adjustable, however you probably could either cut them down as they are just metal pipes with a threaded bolt at one end and plastic end cap at another or you could probably match the threaded part and make a new leg if you needed it longer. So no they aren’t adjustable, if you are handy and you take your time you could figure something out though.

Two twin xl frames = california king, correct?

No it would be a king. Twin mattresses are normally 75″ long. The xl twin are 80″ . That is also the length of a king bed.
California king is 84″ long

Is there any reason why our sleep number mattresses wouldn’t work on two xl twin adjustable bases?

We just got our Ghostbed Twin XL adjustable power bases to use on the Purple beds we ordered. We decided to go ahead and use them with our current current sleep number bed, while we wait for delivery on our purple mattress. It works perfectly with our older sleep number!

How can you put a adjustable bed in flat position without remote?

There is a box under the base that requires batteries-its purpose is moving the base into the flat position if you lose the remote or lose power to the home. Look at our GhostBed.com site for the FAQ and directions but its very simple.

Do the LED lights stay on underneath the ghostbed deluxe?

The LED lights could be turned ON or left OFF with the click of a button on the remote.

Can you put this on a regular bed frame?

This will drop into a regular bed furniture. It does NOT sit on a frame but rather inside it.

What is weight limit per side?

750 lbs

What’s covered on the warranty?

The GhostBed adjustable frame has: FULL YEAR ONE WARRANTY (Parts, Labor, & Freight); LIMITED YEAR TWO WARRANTY (Parts); LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY (Steel Frame and Mechanical Base Parts); you have to register your product within 30 days of purchase with a copy of the receipt (restrictions and all of that apply).

can you arrange for setup?

This can be arranged by Amazon-also note it’s very easy to put together. Flip open, install the legs
and plug into the wall and ready to use.

Can i use these brackets for my queen size sealy adjustable bed base?


do adjustable beds come in doublefull size?

The adjustable base only comes in Twin Xl, Queen and King (which would be 2 Twinxl’s side by side). Right now we do not make them in full size.

Why does the queen size measure 60×40 ct6?

The queen is 60 wide by 80 long by 15″ high.

Can a beds kirt be used with this base?

We have a be skirt that has elastic in top and it sits on top of the adjustable unit but is pulled up under the metal foot bar and then mattress on top of that.