4-Pneumatic Switch is a switching unit that accepts input from one sip- and-puff tube. Different combinations of light and heavy sip and puff serve to activate each of four switches. Any desired tube may be used; one is available as well from the manufacturer (extra). Switch activation is silent. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.
The 90 Degree Swingaway Sip-N-Puff System, model 32555, is a pneumatic switch designed to enable people with severe physical disabilities to propel powered wheelchairs using breath control. The system can be placed in a fixed position or installed as a swingaway unit by using the Pinned Split Collar with the Notched Step Collar. A plastic-coated gooseneck tube swings to the side and out of the user's way for better access when entering or exiting the chair. The system features a swing-away block
Round pneumatic bellows connected to plastic tubing which joins pressure switch. Pressure on bellows remotely activates electrical pressure switch located in appliance. Water, dust and shock proof. Pressure switch not included. Bellow can be connected to momentary, on/ off or sequencing air switches so electrical equipment can be turned on/ off or sequenced with no danger of shock.
The AirVoter, model AC-0300-AV1V2, is a pneumatic (sip and puff) voting machine control designed for use by voters with upper extremity disabilities or amputation, neurological or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This system allows the user to vote independently on an accessible voting machine through sips or puffs on a disposable mouthpiece in time with visible or headphone-audible cues. After a voter has completed a ballot, the mouthpiece is discarded and th
The Anti-Contamination Filter is a pneumatic switch accessory designed for use with most sip-and-puff switches. This filter traps germs, mucous, and saliva, preventing contamination when a switch is used by more than one person. Model 966-F is a single filter and model 977 is a set of six filters.
The ASL 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL704, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a four- function electric bed or semi electric bed comes with a visual four function display and a sip n' puff control.
The ASL 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL703, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This controller for a six-function electric bed allows full control of a hospital bed through the use of a sip and puff control system. A sip command selects the bed function desired and a puff command activates the choice. The bed control interface comes with a visual six-function display and sip
The ASL Lip Switch, model ASL301, is a light touch mechanical switch for the lip or tongue, designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This switch can be used for tongue or lip control of a powered wheelchair, computer, or other device. It has a mono port and comes integrated into a pneumatic tube that can be used for incorporation into a Sip n' Puff system.
The ASL Pneumatic Switch - Sip & Puff, model ASL308, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, upper extremity amputation, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This switch has two mono jack outputs that allow breath control of two separate functions. OPTIONS: ASL 607 series of sip n puff tube mounts.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch activated by blowing on an index card attached to a battery device, intended to help a child develop breath control and blowing skills. This switch is made with a metal bandaid box, 3/16 inch wood dowel, two large paper clips, 12 inches of 24 gauge stranded wire, four inches of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire and two index cards. Provides instructions and diagrams on cutting slots and holes in the box, soldering wire to the paper clips, and a
A 4-direction, multiple switch actuator used to convert varying amounts of breath suction and pressure (sip and puff) into the directional commands required by the Multimode Interface for mode selction and oepration. The Model 2422 Breath Tube Kit is used to provide a means of sending these sips and puffs to the Breath Actuator.
Used for supplying sip and puff directional commands to the breath actuator. The Breath Tube Kit includes a wingaway strap clamp mount for attachment to a standard 7/8 inch diameter wheelchair/power recliner back bar. The mount permits the breath tube to be pivoted away from the user by an attendant and returned to its original position without the need to readjust the flexible breath tube.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- Operable through one’s breath, the breath-operated computer mouse enables physically impaired users to move a cursor around a computer screen without their hands. The device allows users to operate a computer using breathing patterns by controlling a cursor horizontally and vertically on the on-screen keyboard, as well as allowing them to enter characters. The user breathes through a tube, which employs a sensor to measure the user’s breath. The mouse then converts and i
Puff controlled tone generator attachment for the Cooper-Rand electronic speech aid (see separate entry). The pneumatic switch is mounted to a headband with the tube curving around the side of the head to the mouth. Includes 40 inches of cord and used existing pulse generator.
Dual Pneumatic Switch is a switching unit activated by sipping or puffing on a tube. Each of the two actions activates a different switch. Any chosen tube may be used; one is available as well from the manufacturer (extra). DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.
Foot operated pneumatic bellows connected to plastic tubing which joins remote electrical pressure switch located in appliance. Water, dust and shockproof. Air pressure switch not included. Bellow can be connected to momentary, on/off or sequencing air switches so electrical equipment can be turned on/off or sequenced with no danger of shock.
The Grip and Puff Switch is both a squeeze switch and a pneumatic puff switch designed for individuals with physical disabilities. The vinyl grip, a rubber cylindrical air bellows is connected by a tube to a switching unit. Grasping the cylinder and exerting slight pressure activates the switching unit, which functions as a regular switch. The grip can also be removed and used as a puff switch. This product comes with a standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and
The Grip Switch is a squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pneumatic switch activates with a slight squeezing pressure on the grip (five grips in different sizes are included to accommodate growth, change in ability, or multiple users). The switch can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance equipped with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: All grips are four inches long. They range in diameter from 3/8 inch to .75 inch. COLOR: The grips are fi
The HAPP100 is an Advanced Breath Controller for a PC or Mac. It offers fast, precise and jitter-free cursor control along with scrolling and keyboard shortcuts, giving users full control of a personal computer. It can also enhance head tracking solutions such as (free) Camera Mouse, and provides options to control other assistive aids.
The IntegraSwitch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This control unit can be used to operate environment control systems, communication devices, adapted toys, software programs or emergency call systems. Its mouthpiece is exchangeable and latex-free, and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. The unit has two exits for dual function (one exit for sipping and one exit for puffing). Sipping and
The HD (heavy duty) latching pneumatic switch plugs into a 3-pin grounded power receptacle, allowing control of 120 volt appliances up to 10 amps. The air cushion actuator is operated by sips on the tube and may be mounted with screws, velcro or tape. the Actuator and 6 feet of connector tubing are not in direct contact with electrical power. Can be used in damp areas and washed. Those with sufficient breath- power may prefer a puff version of the switch, available on request. Can be used to tur
The LD (light duty) Latching Puff Switch is rated for 24 volts up to 3 amps. It latches mechanically to an on or off position. No external power, batteries or adapter boxes are needed to maintain the latching action. A gentle puff of mouth air will set the switch to the on position. Another gentle puff of air will set the switch to off. Comes with a 40 inch detachable cord with a 1/8 inch mini plug. Supported by a light weight over-the-head band. Weight of the switch and headband is 3 ounces. Ca
The LifeBreath Switch, model 1062, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and other physical disabilities. Gently blowing into the switch activates attached external devices. The switch is attached to a gooseneck with a universal clamp. This switch operates in latch, momentary, or timer mode. The timer adjusts from zero to two minutes. POWER: Uses nine-volt direct current. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck is 19 inches long.
The Low Pressure Sip N’ Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system allows the user to switch devices, including auxillary communication devices, on and off with a sip or puff. The switch comes with mounting hardware.
The Omnitilt Seat Motor Controller is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs and are at risk of pressure sores. This device automatically changes seat positions every set interval to relieve pressure. It automatically levels the chair seat by changes in terrain, and can also be set to manual mode so the user can set permanent seat positions.
The Plate Switch is a pressure switch designed to create computer access for individuals with a physical disability. This general purpose switch requires three ounces of pressure to activate and can be used with a chin or head mount. A "click" sound provides auditory feedback. Rubber feet make the switch ideal for desktop use. The switch comes with a black 69 inch cable and 3.5 millimeter plugs at either end. DIMENSIONS: Switch measures 3-7/8 x 2 x 1-1/8 inches. Jack size is 3.5 millimeters. COL
The Plump N' Puff Switch, model 665, is a pneumatic touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities.This large, dome-shaped switch has a soft, puffy feel and can be placed on a table or mounted on the Magic Arm System (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: The hemisphere of the switch is 6 inches in diameter,
Single switch activated by sipping or puffing into a tube. Tube is attaches to housing where actual switch is located. Gooseneck length 13 inches. Plastic housing. Switch dimensions: 4 1/2 by 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches. Used with Hasten system 500-911.
The Pneumatic Switch, model CM-3, designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This single switch is controlled by sipping or puffing. Any small change in air pressure in the tube (caused by pursing the lips, moving the tongue, etc.) causes the switch to be activated. Attaching two switches "piggy back" allows the user to operate two switches with a single mouth tube. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 1.5 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 ounces.
Pneumatic or sip and puff switch. Ultrasensitive control actuated by slightest mouth air pressure. Tubing connects to high port for puff, and low port for sipping. Allows user dual switch operation with single mouth tube. Four holes to accept mounting screws, adhesive pad for mounting. Operation requires 0.02 psi. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 1.5 x 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1/2 ounce.
The Pneumatic Switch is a dual switch designed to be activated by breathing through a tube for individuals with severe physical disabilities. Sipping on the switch activates one switch; puffing activates the other. This switch has an internal saliva trap which can be easily cleaned and the mouthpiece is a disposable straw. There are two models available: the Pneumatic-short (model 5100); and the Pneumatic-long with an extended tube for swivel clamp mounting (model 5105). DIMENSIONS: The short mo
The Pneumatic Switch Kit is a pneumatic sip and puff switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch can be activated by squeezing the included squeeze toy or with other squeeze toys, bottles, or balls. The user also can create his or her own object-based switch. The Pneumatic Switch has a 1/8-inch plug and can be used to activate communication devices, mouse interfaces or switch-adapted toys with standard 1/8-inch jac
The PRC Pneumatic Switch, model PS-3, is a dual pneumatic (sip/puff) switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Sipping on the mouthpiece attached to a tube activates one switch; puffing on the tube activates another. The change in the air pressure in the unit is transferred down the tube to a switching unit, thereby activating the switch. OPTIONS: Set of 10 extra puff tubes. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long.
Pneumatic switch. Momentary on. Activated by low pressure air pulse. Electrical rating of air pulse switch depends on type of air pulse. Fast and large pulse causes contacts to close rapidly and allows larger electrical rating. Molded polypropylene with silicone rubber diaphragm. Gold flashed solid silver contacts. 1.65 inches high by 1.57 inches wide by 1.69 inches deep. Weight 0.9 ounces. Electrical rating: 0.5 amps, 250 volts.
The Quad Puff System, model 988, and the Quad Sip System, model 988-S, are pneumatic switches designed for use by individual with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. These units have four in-line tubes, each of which can activate a separate connected device, including wheelchair controls. Model 988 activates connected devices when the user puffs (breathes out) into the corresponding tube. Model 988-S activates connected devices when the user sips (breathes in) on the correspondin
Quadjoy is a mouthstick input interface designed for use by individuals with quadriplegia and other upper extremity disabilities. This four-button mouse replacement is controlled with the mouth or chin. The mouse pointer moves in the direction corresponding to the mouthstick movement, and the speed of the pointer can be adjusted by the user. Button activation can be activated with the built-in sip-and-puff switch, a connected external switch (not included), or manually with the actual joystick b
Air control valve 2, 3 or 4 way. Has two 1/8 - 27 N.P.T. input port holes and one output hole.
The Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed to enable individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to operate switch-adapted devices with breath control. The switch is equipped with two 1/8-inch mono jacks. OPTIONS: Flexible stand with tubing. DIMENSIONS: The cord on the switch is 48 inches long.
The Head Mounted Sip/Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The Sip/Puff Switch is a head mounted accessory used to actuate a two-position switch by a simple sip or puff. It can be used directly with the HeadMouse Extreme (see entry), connected to the Wireless Switch Transmitter (see entry), or used with any switch-activated device, such as environmental control systems, communic
The Sip and Puff Switch, model 960, is a pneumatic switch designed to beused by sipping or puffing for individuals with severe physical disabilities. It consists of a white base and two separate tubes. The switch will activate a toy or other device by either sipping or puffing through the appropriate tube.
The Sip and Puff Double Closure Switch, model 970, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is used to activate two toys or devices with a single switch. Sipping on the tube activates one device, while puffing on the same tube activates a second. The switch is mounted on a gooseneck with a 3-way mounting clamp. OPTIONS: Set of 6 anti-contamination filters (977); package of 20 straws (960-S). DIMENSIONS: Gooseneck i
The Sip & Puff System is a pneumatic control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities, amputation, cerebral palsy, or quadriplegia. The system has a breath delivery system and a controller. The breath delivery system has a quick disconnect design with a small flexible gooseneck that may be adjusted to any position to be within easy reach of the user's mouth. This system will interface with all wheelchairs and to
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a sniff controller for individuals with paralytis and disabilities ranging from quadriplegia to “locked-in-syndrome.” Individuals who are paralyzed from the neck down may be able to guide their movements by sniffing into tubes. The nerve regions that receives signals from the roof the mouth/soft palate that control the ability to sniff are often unaffected by paralytic injuries and disorders. The scientists at the Weizmann Institute of S
The Switch Kits are a collection of touch switches, pneumatic switches, and squeeze switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Kit #1, model 7750, includes a Grip & Puff Switch, a Grip Kit, a Plate Switch, a Tilt Switch Kit, an Ultimate Switch, an Adjustable Pinch Switch, a Button Click Switch, and a Petite Pillow Switch. Kit #2, model 7755, is designed for more involved users and includes the same elements as Kit #1, plus a voice-activated switch and a Life
The Vertical Wobble Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch is activated using a swiping motion or other gross motor movement, enabling it to be activated by many parts of the body. The swiping contact activates the device attached to the switch and, once activated, the vertical stem returns to its original position. This switch is equipped with a 1/8 inch jack.
The Whisper-Lite Swingaway Sip-N-Puff, model 32651, is a pneumatic switch designed to enable people with severe physical disabilities to propel powered wheelchairs using breath control. The system is designed to be a swingaway unit, but it can be placed in a fixed position. Once the optimal air tube-to mouth position is set, the unit can swing out of the way by using the Pinned Split Collar with the Notched Step Collar so the user can get into or out of the chair. A plastic-coated gooseneck tub
WISP 2000 is a control switch interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This wireless device has built-in sip/puff capability and it can be used with any other ability switch connected to the built-in three millimeter stero jack to create wireless control. This switch can transmit two switch closures, and can be used as a remote switch interface for single switch scanning software or for any device controlled by a single or dual switch. WISP 2000 can also be us