[bct] Re: Darren's color detector

  • From: "Darren Duff" <dduff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 18:42:47 -0500

You can get it from http://www.maxiaids.com I got mine for around $119.



Darren Duff

Assistive Technology Instructor

Blind & Low Vision Services of North Georgia

3830 South Cobb Drive, Suite 125, Smyrna, GA 30080


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-----Original Message-----
From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich De Steno
Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2006 11:13 AM
To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bct] Re: Darren's color detector

Where can you buy this particular color detector now?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joni Colver" <joni.colver@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "BCT" <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2006 11:07 AM
Subject: [bct] Darren's color detector

> Darren I have one of the older and more expensive color detectors from

> Caretec.  After listening to your podcast I decided to buy the one you

> demonstrated.  I have been very impressed by the unit.  My more 
> expensive and older model never did a good job with white or green.  
> My husband is definitely happy to now hear a report of white rather 
> than light pink underwear.  Smile!
> I have RP and have had a lot of vision loss in the last year or two 
> and I now need the color detector to sort clothes for laundry and to 
> distinguish colors of shirts and sweaters that feel very similar other

> than the color. I use some Braille labels with some of my own clothes 
> but not in my husband's clothes.  He is partially sighted and has no 
> color vision whatsoever so this will be helpful to us both.  I also 
> like the fact that
> has an earphone jack because I always feel conspicuous in a store 
> using
> older model.  Thanks for the demonstration.  Your podcasts are always 
> lots of fun.  Hope you are feeling better following your recent 
> surgery.
> Joni

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