Vibrating Telephone Vigil-Aide [70016]


Product Specifications

  • Category - Telephone
  • Condition - Hearing Impairment
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The Vigil-Aide Vibrating Telephone Alarm is designed to work in conjunction with a standard telephone. The alarm function is to indicate the phone is ringing to people who have an a hearing impairment that prevents them from hearing their telephone. This impairment may not prevent them from using the phone or they may even use a Telephone Type Writer (TTY) to communicate.

There is no physical connection between the telephone and the alarm. The alarm picks up the sound of the telephone bells and causes a radio transmitter to operate signaling to a portable vibrating alarm unit worn by the end user. When the telephone rings, the alarm unit will vibrate on and off until the telephone is answered.

Incorporated in the alarm is a facility to include the connection of a press button front door alarm. When connected to the telephone unit, if the front door alarm button is pressed, the vibrating alarm unit operates once for two to three seconds. The different signals enable the user to determine whether the front door or the telephone is ringing.

The alarm has a range that will cover most suburban house blocks so that a hearing impaired person working in the garden will know if their telephone is ringing or someone is at the front door.

The alarm system comes supplied with a 16 hour battery reserve. The vibrating unit is designed to designed to be worn on a belt around a person’s waist.

This product helps aid the feeling of independence for the hearing impaired person. Truly a tremendous step for hearing impaired communication equipment.

  • People with hearing disabilities can know when their telephone rings.
  • Small in size making it easy to carry about.
  • Simple in operation.
  • Coded radio signal from the telephone unit to the mobile unit reducing the problem of interference from other radio sources.
  • 16 hour capacity in the rechargeable batteries in the mobile unit.
  • Can work to a telephone and front door press button
  • Low voltage (12 volt) operation.

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