1-Foot Braille Rulers are tactile rulers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. There are two versions: An English Measurement Ruler, model 1-03070-00, and a Metric-English Measurement Ruler, model 1-03100-00. Both rulers are made of molded plastic. On the English Measurement Ruler, inches and fractions are indicated by raised lines. Braille figures are located at inch divisions. On the Metric-English Measurement Ruler, one-centimeter and 1/2 centimeter intervals are
The 12-Inch Metal Ruler is a braille ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The ruler is made of metal with 0.25-inch markings. The ruler is available in non-folding (23-5201-1) and folding styles (23-5301-9).
The 18-Inch Flexible Ruler, model 1-03050-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of flat or curved surfaces. It has raised lines in quarter-inch increments and numbers in braille and large print. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 47 x 4 centimeters. COLOR: Ruler is white with black lines.
The 30-Centimeter Flexible Ruler, model 1-03031-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of both flat and curved surfaces. Centimeters are indicated with raised black lines, and even numbered marks are labeled in both braille and large print. These rulers are sold in packages of five. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 3 centimeters.
The 9-inch Protractor, model 23-4301-0, and 23 Centimeter Protractor, model 23-4401-8, are braille protractors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The instruments are made of metal and feature a cursor and a ruler embossed in inches or centimeters. The protractors display angles from 1 to 190 degrees.
On off switch has 10 minute timer for installation on jetted bath tubs and spas. Unit is remotely operated by standard air button mounted on tub. At any time within the cycle, the button can be pushed to reset and start new 10 minute cycle. Unit may replace electromechanical wall timer or be wired in series with it for tub side control.
The APH Glue Down Rule, model 1-03081-00, is a tactile rule designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This brass ruler has raised lines at 1/8 inch intervals. It can be bonded to sewing machines, band saws, cutting or drawing boards, etc. This ruler is sold in packs of five. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.01 x 12 x 0.5 inches.
The Big and Bold Timer is a multi-use low vision timer fo use by people with visual disabilities. This 60-minute timer features a setting knob on the face, numerical designation in five-minute intervals, and line minute markings in between. Wall-mounting tabs are included. DIMENSIONS: The timer is 8 inches in diameter and its numbers are 1.38 inches high. COLOR: White with black numbers.
The Braille/Print Protractor, model 1-04115-00, is a braille and large print protractor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 180- degree half circle protractor has bold large type numbers and braille dots to mark the degrees. Two braille dots mark ten-degree increments, while a single braille dot marks the five-degree increments. This protractor features a "wand," a long, flat piece which is pointed at one end and anchored on a pivot at the center of the protra
Timer has large numbers enabling the user to see them easily. Long ring feature allows time for hearing impaired to hear it. 6 inches in diameter. Numbers are 3/4 inch high. .
The CAL-10 is a caliper audio unit designed to provide talking readouts for standard digital micrometers or calipers for individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a serial interface that plugs directly into the caliper and allows for clear, concise, natural voice annunciation (male or female) in English or metric, up to the furthest decimal expansion the micrometer supplies. A simple push of the button gives you the measurement in either spoken english or spanish. All sound is encoded
The Click Rule and Metric Click Rule are tactile and auditory measuring devices designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. They allow for quick measurements of wood and tool setups as well as for general use. The Click Rule measures up to 12 inches and is accurate to 1/16 of an inch. It measures outside and inside dimensions as well as depths of holes 3/8 inches in diameter and larger. The Metric Click Rule measures up to 20 millimeters with accurate measurements of one millimete
Their digital read-out instruments plug into this Digi-Voice tool module for voice output. One module may be used with a number of different instruments. Instruments include; micrometers, calipers, thickness indicators, and linear and height gauges (see separate entry). Optional printer ($245.00) may be used. Cable is needed for each instrument category and for connection to the printer ($45 each).
Escali Taso Mixing Bowl Kitchen Scale is designed to measure, mix and pour with all-in-one bowl. This mixing bowl is ideal for individuals with limited upper extremity mobility, strength and endurance. The Escali Taso Mixing Bowl measures anything by weight or liquids such as milk, water, oil, flour and sugar by volume. The removable 2 quart mixing bowl is dishwasher safe. It features rubber feet to protect counter tops and provide a stable measurement.
POWER: AAA Batteries included, Automat
The Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven Thermometer, model AW131, is a voice output cooking thermometer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This wireless thermometer verbally alerts the user when meat on the barbecue grill has reached the right temperature. It can be programmed for eight entrées and for various levels of doneness. It has a digital liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with a remote wireless probe to identify temperature/readiness of meat. The unit s
Low vision 60 minute timer. Large circular timer, for wall or table. Large black numerals on white background.
Steel rulers 3/4 inch wide by 1/32 inch thick. Steel etched for fingernail reading. No Braille. Available in 24 inch lengths.
The Lux Long Ring Timer, model 2428, is a tactile timer for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. It times periods from 1 to 60 minutes. The rotary center knob has raised lines each minute and a raised print number and line at each 5 minute interval going clockwise. The timer has a spring wound movement in a high impact plastic case. OPTIONS: Antimicrobial (white, almond, black, and green only). WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. COLOR: White, almond, hunter green, cobalt blue, slate blue, mauve, o
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Measuring device for a blind person to measure drywall, shelving or paneling. Slide measuring device made from 1/4 inch by 3 inch paneling. The longer board has a 1/ 4 inch groove in the center several inches long. The shorter board has a 1/4 inch groove running nearly its entire length. By loosening the wing nuts the ruler can be adjusted. tightening the wing nuts maintains the measurement until the board is scored for cutting. Includes picture, but i
The Meterstick is a braille and tactile ruler designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. This one-meter measuring aid identifies centimeters and decimeters with molded, tactile markings. Centimeters are displayed by thin raised lines, with every other increment identified in braille. Decimeters are marked by thick raised lines and in braille. The ruler is made of durable plastic, and is drilled for hanging.
Snap on micrometer with deeply etched markings. Standard calipers can be read only with micrometer. Models in one inch increments from 0 to 6 inches.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of ruler that will allow individuals with low vision to read smaller units of measurements such as centimeters and millimeters on the ruler. The New Rule has larger numbers on higher contrast measurement bars. A sliding pointer runs along the center of the ruler, displaying the millimeter measurement as numbers, again on a high contrast background, on a wheel inside the pointer's housing. An arm inside the slider rests against the track and
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to help a student who cannot hold a ruler still while drawing a line, as in doing geometry problems. Device made with a plexiglass ruler suspended above a piece of board (such as plywood) by a spring on a bolt at each end. The student slips the book or paper to be drawn on under the ruler in the correct position then pushes down on the ruler, which holds the paper and the ruler in place. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Kunc,
Tactile kitchen scale. Accurate up to 2 pounds. Has zero adjustment. Knowledge of braille not necessary to read raised dots. Tactile 2 pound scale (1590), or Tactile 1 kilo scale (1591). Can be used for weighing postage as well as food.
SpeakFAST is a voice output module designed for use with a torque wrench by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This module provides access to the FAST Technologies Sensor System 1000 torque wrench by capturing data from the wrench and converting it to equivalent speech output. The module is used in conjunction with a modified FAST Technology Series 1000 torque meter and sensor to provide speech output of torque readings. The two units are connected and mated into one portable unit tha
The Talking Cooking Thermometer is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It measures the temperature of food with a stainless steel probe. The temperature measurement range is 55 to 257 degrees Fahrenheit, with an accuracy of one degree. The speech is in a female voice. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included).
Digital tools that are to be used with their Digi-Voice Tool Module ( see separate entry). Precision instruments for machinists, mechanical/ industrial process control engineers, etc. to measure accurately to . 0001 inch. All instruments require separate cables. Choice of 2705 Dial Gauge .4-.8 inches for $285; 2736 Dial Gauge .8-1.2 inches for $299; 2735 Dial Gauge Stand for $95; 2710, 0-1 inch Micrometer for $195; 2711, 1-2 inch Micrometer for $245; 2712, 2-3 inch Micrometer for $295; 2713, 3-4
The Talking Kitchen Scale is a kitchen scale designed for people with vision disabilities to cook or bake independently. A switch enables this scale to accurately weigh up to 5,000 grams in 5-gram increments or up to 11 pounds in .50 ounce graduations and to announce the weight in a clear, easily understandable male voice. Battery not included.
The Talking LabQuest is a voice output module for scientific data sensors designed to allow people who are blind or low vision to use scientific instruments in a laboratory setting to collect data while conducting experiments. The Talking LabQuest is a handheld device that is compatible with over 70 electronic sensors (not included) that take physical, biological, and chemical measurements. The Talking LabQuest is intended to allow students who are blind or have low vision to participate in labo
The Talking Liquid Jug is a voice output liquid measure designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can be used to measure liquids such as water, milk, or cooking oil. With a capacity of two liters, it measures in ounces, pints, or using the metric system. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS HxLxW): 9.5 x 8 x 6 inches.
The Talking Tape Measure is and audible tape measure designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This tape measure features buttons to dispense and retract the tape, metric conversion buttons, and an on/off switch. At the press of a button, and the measurement is announced. The unit measures up to 16 feet and automatically shuts off after the measurement is given. A belt clip and case are included. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). OPTIONS: Voice output in Spanis