Linda J Burkhart6201 Candle Court
Eldersburg, Maryland 21784
Products manufactured by Linda J Burkhart (listed alphabetically)
HEAD CONTROL SWITCH
The Head Control Switch is a head position switch designed for use by children and adults with disabilities. The switch is activated by being tilted and can be mounted on the head or another body part.
HEAD SWITCH KIT
The Head Switch Kit provides all the materials for making a tilt-activated switch. The switch can be mounted on the head or other body parts, and is activated when tilted.
JOYSTICK REPLACER BOX
The Joystick Replacer Box is a control input interface that allows up to five switches to act in place of a joystick for a Commodore 64, 128, or VIC-20. If all five switches are used, pressing each one corresponds to up, down, left, right, and "fire" on the joystick. The Joystick replacer box with switches can operate any software designed to be operated with a joystick on these computers. A short program is provided which will control the 64-Talker or the VIC-Talker speech synthesizers. A special set of five treadle switches for the Joystick Replacer Box is also available. The Joystick Replacer Box can also control the Light Talker (see separate entry) when that communication aid is used in the joystick mode. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Commodore 128, Commodore 64, and Commodore VIC 20 computers.
The Light Pointer is an optical pointer designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This device projects a spot of light and is designed to be mounted on the user's head and pointed toward objects. The Light Pointer can also be used to activate the Light Activated Switch (see separate entry from this manufacturer).
The Light-Activated Switch is a photoelectric switch designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by directing a light pointer at a light-sensitive panel. POWER: 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 4 x 2 inches.
POTTY TRAINING SWITCH
The Potty Training Switch is a moisture activated switch consisting of a moisture sensor and a cord with a choice of a mini or a submini jack. The sensor is taped to bottom of a potty chair and the cord is attached to a tape recorder. Moisture activates the switch which starts tape recorder to reward the child with music. The switch itself creates no sound. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). DIMENSIONS: The sensor is 1 x .25 x 3 inches and the cord is 6 feet long.
The Pressure Switch is a single touch switch designed for use by children with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by lightly pressing on a large plastic plate attached to a wooden base. The switch is available with a choice of a mini plug or a sub miniplug. DIMENSIONS: 7 x 10 inches.
The Pull Switch is a single switch designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by pulling on a ring attached to a cord. The switch is designed to be suspended above the user with the ring hanging down. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches in diameter.
Toy Adapter is a battery interface control for toys that allows a single switch to control the operation of a battery-powered device such as a toy. A switch is plugged into one end of the adapter, and a small plate at the other end is inserted between the battery and the battery contacts in the toy. The switch will then turn the toy on and off. Toy Adapters come in three sizes, depending on the size of battery in the toy. The Adapter is available with a choice of a mini plug or a submini plug. POWER: 9-volt, D, C, or AA batteries.