HARC Mercantile, Ltd.1111 West Centre Avenue
Portage, Michigan 49024
Telephone: 800-445-9968 or 269-324-1615.
TT: 800-445-9968 or 269-324-1615.
Products manufactured by HARC Mercantile, Ltd. (listed alphabetically)
INDOOR / OUTDOOR DOUBLE GONG RINGER
The Indoor/Outdoor Double Gong Ringer is an auxiliary bell for sound enhancement and signaling of a telephone ring for persons with hearing disabilities. It attaches to the wall and emits a very loud sound. The ringer plugs into a modular phone jack. A T-adapter and modular cord are optional.
LIGHT DUTY INDOOR / OUTDOOR PHONE ALERT
The Light Duty Indoor/Outdoor Phone Alert is an auxiliary bell designed to provide sound enhancement and signaling of phone ringing to persons with hearing disabilities. The ringer emits a loud, piercing sound. It has a weather-resistant wall mounting, a volume control, and on/off switch. The ringer plugs into a modular telephone jack. The unit is made of plastic. COLOR: Black. DIMENSIONS: 5.3 x 3.9 x 2 inches.
The Room Valet is a fire safety, telephone signal, flashing alarm clock, and door signal system designed to make hotel rooms safer and more accessible for people with hearing disabilities. The computer-based system interfaces directly with hotel central alarm systems and in-room smoke detectors to provide visual (strobe or flashing light) or tactile (bed shaking) in the event of fire or other emergencies, as well as alerting the guest to the telephone or door knocks. Room Valet also includes an alarm clock function. This system features one-touch activation and includes user brochures and reminder tent-cards for each room. A self-maintenance capability alerts the user to necessary maintenance and malfunctions. The included maintenance kit includes all necessary tools and one each of all major components. POWER: The system operates on main building power and features battery back-up.
The Telephone Cushion is a handset earpad and telephone adapter for hearing aids designed to eliminate feedback and provide comfort when in-the-ear hearing aid users are on the phone. The device slips onto the earpiece of the telephone handset. The cushion is made of polyurethane.
WIRELESS CHIME (MODEL DM-RC3700)
The Wireless Chime is a doorbell signal indicator designed to provide sound enhancement and signaling for persons with hearing disabilities. The unit consists of a chime button and remote chime receiver. The chime button can be mounted next to the entry door and the remote chime receiver can be plugged into any indoor AC outlet. Extra remote receivers are available. RANGE: The chime button will transmit the signal up to 50 feet. WARRANTY: 1-year limited.
Products distributed by HARC Mercantile, Ltd. (listed alphabetically)
CLARITY PORTABLE TELEPHONE HANDSET AMPLIFIER (MODEL CE125)
The Clarity Portable Telephone Handset Amplifier, model CE125, is a handset amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This amplifier is designed for use with corded telephones that have a handset separate from the telphone base, and a dial pad located on the base. It amplifies incoming sounds up to 25 decibels. POWER: Uses batteries (not included).
GENTEX 710CS & 710CSW
The Gentex 710CS is a photoelectric single station smoke detector for use where audible and visual alarms are required. This model features a 90 decibel (db) solid state piezo signal and a strobe light with red "FIRE" lettering. The 710CS may be placed in a main room with a remote receiver in another room. The strobe on the receiver will flash when the main detector flashes. It utilizes a pulsing LED light source and a photodiode sensor in a fully screened sensing chamber to detect smoke. The high intensity strobe is 120 candela and flashes 60-90 times per minute. The operating voltage is 120 VAC, 60 Hz and the operating current is 0.300 amps. Nominal sensitivity of smoke detection is 2.0% obscuration. Both models are designed to be hardwired to the building electrical system. Model 710CS is designed for ceiling mounting and model 710CSW is designed for wall mounting. OPTION: Audible only detector, 7100F, is available. It must be used with a remote strobe receiver. WARRANTY: One year.
HEAVY DUTY PHONE RINGER
The Heavy Duty Ringer is an indoor/outdoor auxiliary bell designed for sound enhancement and signalling of the telephone ring to persons with hearing disabilities. The unit plugs into the wall phone jack, has an on/off switch, and is weather resistant.
INDOOR BELL RINGER
The TEC Indoor Bell Ringer is an indoor auxiliary bell designed for sound enhancement and signaling of a telephone ring for persons with hearing disabilities. It has a mechanical, extra loud bell with an on/off switch. The ringer plugs into the wall phone jack and the telephone is connected to the ringer.
LINK-IT ARRAY MICROPHONE SYSTEM (MODELS ER-72-G & ER-72-S)
The Link-it Array Microphone System is a personal amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This wireless assistive listening device can be worn in either the right or left ear to improve speech intelligibility in noisy situations. To use it, a BTE or ITE hearing aid with a built-in T-coil is inserted and switched to the T-coil-only position, with its volume control set for conversational speech. The device has a built-in connector for wired uses, including handheld use. The system includes an array microphone; one medium, one small, and one large earhook; a user manual; and a carrying case. OPTIONS: Replacement earhooks; CROS cord. POWER: Uses one number 10A hearing aid battery. COLOR: Model ER-72-G is gold and model ER-72-S is silver.
NUTONE WIRELESS DOORBELL WITH STROBE
The Nutone Wireless Doorbell is a doorbell signal monitor designed to provide sound enhancement and signaling of a doorbell ring to persons with hearing disabilities. This monitor is portable and requires no special wiring. The receiver can be placed in any room so the chime can be heard. The set includes one receiver and one push-button transmitter. The unit offers a choice of an eight-note chime, a two-note chime, or a single-note tone, all with a 10-second strobe. RANGE: Signal can be transmitted up to 100 feet. POWER: The receiver plugs into any standard electrical outlet and the transmitter uses a battery (included). OPTIONS: Additional transmitters and receivers are available. WARRANTY: One year.
RASTRONICS TELEPHONE INDUCTION AMPLIFIER TA80/1
The Rastronics Telephone Induction Amplifier is a telephone adapter for telecoil-equipped hearing aids only. It is not an actual amplifier, but instead strengthens the induction field of the telephone. As a result, non- hearing aid compatible telephones are converted into hearing aid compatible phones and weak telecoils are improved. The Rastronics TA-80 straps onto the telephone handset. It comes with a carrying case for traveling. This device automatically turns off. The TA-80 is powered by one Mercury 675 battery (not included).
RASTRONICS TELEPHONE INDUCTION AMPLIFIER TA80/2
The Rastronics Telephone Induction Amplifier TA80/2 is a telephone adapter for telecoil-equipped hearing aids only. The device is not an actual amplifier, but instead strengthens the induction field of the telephone. As a result, non-hearing aid compatible telephones are converted into hearing aid compatible phones, and weak telecoils are improved. The TA80/2 straps onto the telephone handset. A carrying case is included for traveling. Automatically turns off. The TA80/2 differs from the TA80/1 in that it comes with a behind-the-ear silhouette and 18-inch cord.
RASTRONICS TELEPHONE INDUCTION AMPLIFIER TA80/3
The Rastronics Telephone Induction Amplifier TA80/3 is a telephone adapter for telecoil-equipped hearing aids only that was designed for TV listening also. The device is not an actual amplifier, but instead strengthens the induction field of the telephone. As a result, non-hearing aid compatible telephones are converted into hearing aid compatible phones and weak telecoils are improved. The TA80/3 is powered by one Mercury 675 battery (not included)
SONIC SUPER EAR
The Sonic Super Ear is an assistive listening system designed to pick up sound at the source, amplify it and direct it toward the listener for individuals who hard of hearing. The user puts on the stereo headphones, turns on the system and adjusts the volume. It is completely portable with a spring steel clip provided for attaching the amplifier to a pocket, label or belt. It is designed to provide up to 50+ decibals of ambient sound amplification with a maximum output of 107dB. POWER: A single 1.5 AAA alkaline battery for up to 30 hours of operation. (Battery is included). The premium stereo headphones deliver clear, crisp sound, particularly within the human voice range. OPTIONS: Replaceable ear foam pads are available.
TEC LIGHT ALERT
The TEC Light Alert is a telephone signal indicator designed to provide visual signaling to persons with hearing disabilities. A telephone and lamp are plugged into the Light Alert and when the phone rings, the lamp will flash. The unit requires a dual modular adapter and modular phone line (not included). For indoor use only. COLOR: Ivory.
The Tone Ringer is a telephone signal designed to provide a ring in a special frequency range (750 to 1500 Hz) which can be heard by many people with hearing difficulties. The unit features a 3 volume settings, an off setting, and a modular hookup.
X-10 PHONE MODULE
The X-10 Phone Module is a telephone signal indicator designed to provide visual signaling to persons with hearing disabilities. The module directly connects to an existing phone line. A lamp, which is plugged into the module, will flash when the phone rings. The X-10 Phone Module can also be used as a pager.