Only 34g (1.2 ounces) of force will activate this switches. They can be operated with the slightest touch whether from directly above or at a shallow angle. Switches 8-10 can be plugged into communication aids, battery operated devices or computer interfaces.
Switches 8-10 are flat switches, approximately 1/4 of a centimetre thick (1/10th "), yet are very rigid and durable. They are designed to be tolerant of rough usage.
The Switch 8 is 5cm x 5cm (2" x 2 "), the Switch 9 measures 6cm x 10cm (2.5 x 4") and the Switch 10 measures 11.5cm x 15cm (4.5" x 6"), making it one of the largest adaptive switches available. Switches come with a foam rubber backing you can attach to the back to minimize slipping.
Ideal for those users who are distracted by audible clicks or those who require a very low profile switch and can exert very little pressure.
Three sizes and four colours are available: red, yellow, green, and blue.
Switches 8-10 is designed to foster development in the areas of:
Access to computers
Use of assistive technology