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Adapted wireless switch
Adapted wireless switch

Enlarged button with piece of plastic glued to it
Enlarged button with piece of plastic glued to it

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Wireless switch

Adapted wireless remote control for switch

Description
Appliances with plugs can be turned on and off by remote control. The maximum range is about 60 meters. The button for the remote control is enlarged by gluing on a piece of plastic. A key ring attached to the remote control unit makes it easier for the user to grasp and hold the remote control.

Authors comments
User uses the remote control unit for functions such as turning on the computer.

Enlarging small buttons means a lot to the user and makes it easier for him to use the buttons. He has this adaptation on many devices.

Build instructions
Adapted button: take a piece (about 0.5 cm) of catheter tube, glue it to the button and fill it with hot melt adhesive from the glue gun (other adhesive also works).

Purchased from
Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se (last checked May 2017)

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
carrying, moving and handling objects » switching on and off, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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