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Posted 06-01-2010 at 11:03 PM by joelc
Updated 12-11-2010 at 01:09 AM by David

I have a new assistive product. It controls the TV, satellite receiver, DVD player, VHS player, our sound system, lights and the bed. It can easily be programmed for anything that has a remote control. It is small and mounts on my wheelchair. It has a numbered pad that is 3 across and 6 down. There are 5 levels.

I hit the button once and it starts scrolling down, I hit the button again and it starts scrolling over. I hit the btton again and it selects the function the LED Light is on. If you can still use your fingers you can use the keypad on the device.

It works wonderfully.

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Programmable hand-held IR transmitter with 18 buttons.
Max 65 functions in 4 levels. This transmitter can
learn channels from other remote controls such as
TV and video. One or several buttons can be
adapted to coding; choose between 4096
different codes e.g. for door locking
procedures. Macros can be programmed.
With overlay and neck-strap. Operated with
four 1,5V LR03 (AAA) Alkaline batteries.
Batteries not included.
120 x 65 x 16 mm
Weight 170 gr
(incl batteries)
Operating force
<1 N (100 gr)
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    would this work for changing channels on the tv? my friend needs this i think.
    Also, she is on an AVAP at night. sometimes in the day. but is there anything to help that she doesn't have to have her mouth covered so she can talk? even would oxygen help a bit... since she can take little breaths? thanks for your help.
    Posted 08-11-2010 at 11:07 AM by pammyjan pammyjan is offline
    Updated 12-11-2010 at 01:06 AM by David
  2. Old Comment
    One of my friends need this assistive product. Thank you for this Written paper.
    Posted 01-26-2011 at 03:31 AM by Ostin Ostin is offline

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