[macvoiceover] Re: [Off Topic] Thermostat for the Blind

I have heard that:
http://www.talkingthermostat.com
has good ones.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jane Jordan (gmail)" <juanitatighan@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, July 21, 2007 4:35 PM
Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: [Off Topic] Thermostat for the Blind


I saw the price, but actually, can you send me a link that gives all  
the info about the product?  Thanks!

Jane


On Jul 21, 2007, at 2:48 PM, Greg Kearney wrote:

> I had to replace the thermostat in our house today so I went to  
> Home Depot to try and find one my wife, who is blind, could use.  
> Most Thermostats these days are high tech affairs with little LCD  
> screens and buttons you can't tell if you have pressed or not.
>
> But I did find, much to my amazement, was a Honeywell model CT87N.  
> This thermostat was made for the blind and low vision users. It has  
> a tactile readable setting with number in black 24 point type on  
> white. When you turn it to set the temperature each two degree  
> setting clicks as you turn the nob. It also come with large print  
> stickers for the cool/off/heat and fan/auto switches.
>
> Perhaps the most amazing of all there was a braille card in the  
> packaging giving a toll free number to call to obtain a braille  
> copy of the instructions.
>
> So often we hear for product that are not accessible to the blind I  
> find it refreshing to discover one that goes the extra mile to be  
> accessible.
>
> Greg Kearney
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