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Types of Switch

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Example Switches

The following list is by no means exhaustive but it should give you an idea of what is available. To see a much wider range of switches, including specialist eye-blink and suck-puff switches, I recommend that you visit the QED Ltd External Link web site.

Click on a switch to find out more about it and see a video of its action (requires Flash).


Choosing a switch

A combination of kinesthetic and/or audible feedback can make a large difference to a pupil's success with a particular switch... [more]

Connecting to a computer

Except in a couple of extremely unusual cases, you can't plug a switch directly into a computer without a special switch interface... [more]


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