The Digital T87 Round Thermostat, model CT8775, is a digital thermostat designed for use by individuals with low vision. Temperature is adjusted by twisting a cover ring. As the ring is twisted, the user can feel and hear clicks that confirm the changes. The new temperature setting is registered on a large digital display. A backlight illuminates the display when a button is touched or when the dial is twisted. Heating mode is indicated by a flame icon; a snowflake indicates cooling mode. The te
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification to home thermostat to make it easier to read and to set for use by those with poor eyesight or limited fine finger dexterity. Shows two standard home thermostats modified with pointers and expanded size temperature scales. Diagram included. COMMENTS: Does not list materials used or provide instructions. For further information contact Leonard Anderson, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 Nor
The Honeywell Easy-To-See Thermostat, model T87N1026, is a large-number and tactile thermostat designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This mercury-free thermostat controls both heating and air-conditioning in one unit. Its large, easy-to-see numbers are tactually raised, and the thermostat clicks at every 2-degree setting change from 40 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches in diameter and 1.75 inches deep. Numbers are 0.38 inches high.
The Kelvin Talking Thermostat is a low vision thermostat designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, mobility disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This programmable thermostat controls heat, fan, and air conditioner functions. It can be operated by pushing its large tactile buttons, all of which talk, or through voice commands. To initiate voice commands, the user presses a button, claps hands, knocks on a table or desk, or whistles. When a button is pressed, a cl
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with low vision or who use wheelchairs to see where a thermostat is set. To adapt a round, dial-style thermostat, set the thermostat to a temperature that is normally comfortable. Put glue at the 12 o'clock and six o'clock positions on the thermostat and place the dowel on the glue so the top of the dowel is at the 12 o'clock position. Tape in place. When the glue dries, remove the tape. To further adapt the thermostat, put numbers on the wal
The Visually Impaired Programmable Talking Thermostat, model VIP 1000, is a voice output thermostat designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This programmable thermostat has voice output to guide the user through set-up and temperature options. It also includes a display with oversized LCD (liquid crystal display) characters. Verbal guidance is provided for every step of the programming process. Dirty filter and low battery warnings and temperature and settings reports a