Harris Communications Inc.15155 Technology Drive
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344-2277
Telephone: 800-825-6758 or 952-906-1180.
TT: 800-825-9187 or 952-906-1198.
Discontinued products distributed by Harris Communications Inc. (listed alphabetically)
AT&T SPEAKERPHONE (MODEL 930)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 05/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The AT&T Speakerphone, model 930, is a hearing-aid compatible telephone designed for us by individuals who are hard of hearing. Standard features include speakerphone; 32-number memory; speaker and handset volume adjustability; auto redial; flash, hold, and mute buttons; line in-use indicator; ringer control; programmable pause; and, a LCD display showing time, date, number dialed, and length of call. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. WARRANTY: One year.
BLINKER BUDDY II
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 4/2011) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Blinker Buddy II is a turn signal alert device designed for use by drivers who are deaf or hard of hearing. When the directional signal is on, the unit flashes a light as well as emitting a sound to alert the driver. The unit is mounted on the dashboard and electrical connections are made through the rear of the vehicle, often to trailer hitch wiring. WARRANTY: 90 days.
CLARITY HIGH-FREQUENCY AMPLIFIER
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Clarity High-Frequency Amplifier is a portable telephone amplifier designed for use by individuals with high-frequency hearing loss. This device amplifies incoming calls three times and helps make words clearer. Compatible with standard and electronic single- and multi-line phones, the unit features a built-in sound equalizer and connects the phone handset and the base. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 3.5 x 2 x 1 inxhes. WARRANTY: One year.
CLEARSOUNDS AMPLIFIED FREEDOM PHONE WITH CALLER ID (MODEL 40XLC)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The ClearSounds Amplified Freedom Phone with Caller ID, model CS-40XLC, is an amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. Features include Caller ID, a speakerphone function, large buttons, memory dialer, a 95 decibel (dB) ringer, a flashing ring strobe, and an optional bed shaker ring signaler. Caller ID is displayed on a large LCD screen and up to 99 incoming names and numbers are stored with a date and time stamp for each call. There are 12 memory dial buttons (three emergency and nine standard) that can be programmed for one-touch dialing. Incoming sound can be amplified 30dB with the standard volume control, 40dB with the amplification button, or 50 dB using the handset boost button. This hearing aid compatible phone also includes a tone control. An amplification switch allows the user to maintain settings and a three-level speech output control allows the user to adjust the volume of the out-going voice. The phone also has two audio jacks (2.5 and 3.5 millimeters) to accommodate most headsets, neckloops, T-Hook silhouettes, or patchcords. OPTIONS: Available with bed shaker (model CS-SHK; see also separate entry). DIMENSIONS: Buttons are 1.5 inches. WARRANTY: Two years.
CLEARSOUNDS AMPLIFIED LIBERTY TRIMLINE PHONE (MODEL CS-30T)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The ClearSounds Amplified Liberty Trimline Phone, model CS-30T, is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This amplified trimline phone has a three-level volume control that provides up to a 30decibels of gain. It also features a visual ring indicator on the handset, memory dial, and large, high contrast buttons. This phone is hearing aid compatible and wall mountable. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 8.25 x 2.5 x 2.5 inches. WARRANTY: One year.
CLEARSOUNDS SOUND WIZARD II
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- ClearSounds Sound Wizard II is a personal amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This personal amplifier has volume control with gain up to 40 decibels (dB); tone control; built-in dual-directional and omni-directional microphones; dual stereo/mono headset jacks; and an LED power indicator. The built-in directional microphone allows the user to focus on specific sounds or a single speaker, while the omni-directional microphone can be used in meeting or classroom settings. Dual headset jacks enable two people to use the amplifier simultaneously with no reduction of output. The unit comes with earbuds. OPTIONS: External speakers; extension microphone; IR module for receiving the infrared signal from a 95 KiloHertz transmitter connected to a TV or in a theater; phone module. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Base is 5 x 1.5 x 2.25 inches. The IR Module is 1 x 1.5 x 2 3/8 inches. The Phone Module is 1.5 x 2.5 x 3 inches with prongs. WARRANTY: Five years.
CLEARSOUNDS WAKE & SHAKE ALARM CLOCK (MODEL CS-WS1)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The ClearSounds Wake & Shake Alarm Clock, model CS-WS1, is a vibrating alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This alarm clock features a choice of loud tones up to 95 decibels (dB), a flashing strobe light, and a vibrating pad to alert the user when the alarm signals or the phone rings. The vibrating pad can be positioned under a pillow or mattress. In addition, the clock features a large digital display. POWER: Uses alternating current (AC) with battery back-up (batteries not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 3.25 x 7 5/8 inches. COLORS: Dark gray casing with red digital display numbers. WARRANTY: One year.
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 3/2001) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE ---The Dialogue XL-30V is a voice output amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing and/or who have low vision. This phone announces each number pressed on the oversized keypad, as well as phone numbers dialed using one of the 12 memory buttons or the redial button. The phone amplifies incoming call volume up to 30 decibels (dB) and it can be set to amplify outgoing calls as well. The extra-loud ringer can be set to up to 85 decibels. The hearing-aid compatible handset helps reduce feedback, distortion, and unwanted background noise. The tone amplification selector enables the user to set the proper amplification for maximum clarity; a one-touch button returns the phone to its previous amplification. Other features include last number redial, a flash button for easy access to special phone services, a hold button, an unanswered call/voice mail indicator, direct connection to assistive listening devices, and a bright incoming call ring flasher. This phone can be used as a desk phone or it can be mounted on the wall. POWER: Uses an alternating current (AC) adapter (included) and has battery back-up (battery not included). WEIGHT: 3.44 pounds. WARRANTY: Included.
DOVTECH HARD-WIRED NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
--- DISCONTINUED. ( Verified 7/2004) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Dovtech Hardwired Notification System is a doorbell and telephone signal and fire safety system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system is designed to be hardwired to the home's electrical system and enables users to customize lighting fixtures to notify of the most common alerting sounds, such as a telephone ring, a doorbell, fire alarm, etc. WARRANTY: Three years.
E.A.R.S. (EARLY ALERT RESPONSE SYSTEM)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 01/2005) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- E.A.R.S. (Early Alert Response System) is a vehicle emergency alert device designed to visually notify drivers with hearing disabilities of the presence of an emergency vehicle with its siren activated within 500 feet of the driver's vehicle. The system uses a digital signal processing to detect and convey any siren sound in use in the United States. A digital microphone detects the siren and the detection is conveyed to a processor fitted with four red warning lights. The processor notifies the driver of the siren with both an audible tone and the flashing red lights. The system includes a triangular microphone fitted with suction cups and the rectangular processor; Velcro tabs are included to anchor the processor to the dashboard. Once installed, the sytem uses an audible tone and a brief flash of the red lights to signal readiness for operation when the vehicle's engine is started. POWER: Uses the car's cigarette lighter or it may be wired to the fuse box or "hot wires" such as the ignition. INSTALLATION: E.A.R.S. can be plugged into the cigarette lighter or wired directly to the car's fuse box or "hot wires" such as the ignition. The processor should be placed on the dashboard or any location easily visible to the driver and anchored with the Velcro tabs. The microphone should be anchored to the outside of the rear window with the attached suction cups for optimal performance; it may also be attached to the center of the inside of the trunk lid. WARRANTY: One year.
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. ---The Miracle Phone is a large button phone designed for use by individuals with moderate to severe hearing loss. This phone is a bone conductive phone, enabling the user to hear using the speech center of the brain rather than the ear. The handset is held against the bone of the head (not the ear) and the DirectVibe Pulsator in the handset creates soundwaves that travel directly to the brain's speech center, bypassing the normal auditory process. For those without hearing loss, the auditory system overrides the vibrations and the phone functions in a conventional manner. Other standard features include a visual ringer light, ringer and sound volume controls, last number redial, hold with music, hands-free dialing, and a large keypad. WARRANTY: One year.
PANASONIC CORDLESS TELEPHONE (MODEL KX-TC9048)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 03/2009) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Panasonic Cordless Telephone, model KX-TC9048, is designed for use by individuals with mild hearing loss. This 900 mHz headset compatible (not included) telephone reduces interference and features volume control and SoundCharger technology to help filter out background noise. Other standard features include 30-channel auto scan, lighted handset keypad, 10 station speed dialer and one-touch dialer, two different ringer tones, redial, flash, and pause. Any key talk enables the user to press any key to answer calls. POWER: Uses an Ultra Charge quick charge battery system. A charger base is included. The system provides up to 21 days of COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: One year.
PERSONAL PA VALUE PACK (MODEL PPA 400/33)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 02/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Personal PA Value Pack, model PPA 400/33, is a large area FM amplification system designed to make public facilities and events accessible to individuals who are hard of hearing. This narrow-band FM system includes a compact transmitter with a "rubber duckie" antenna, four personal receivers with earphones, audio cable, wall placque, and an instruction manual. The transmitter transmits on channel 33 at 72.9 MegaHertz (MHz), standard frequency. POWER: The receivers are battery operated; the batteries are included. OPTIONS: Additional Personal PA Narrow-band FM Receivers are available.
PORTABLE STRAP-ON TELEPHONE AMPLIFIER (MODEL PA-25)
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 08/2005)RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Portable Strap-On Telephone Amplifier, model PA-25, is designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. Incoming voice sound can be increased up to 10 times. The hearing-aid compatible device straps to the handset of most standard, cordless, cellular, and pay phones and includes a volume control. The set includes a soft carrying case and an extra strap. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included). WARRANTY: Six months.
S.E.E. ME SING
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 10/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- S.E.E. Me Sing is a sign language program designed to teach Signed Exact English to children who are deaf. This 25-minute tape takes children to the Kingdom of Bravehart where they meet the castle family and learn the alphabet and songs in Signed Exact English.
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 09/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- Sign Songs is a sign language program designed to teach sign language and entertain children with hearing disabilities. The video includes eleven witty and imaginitive songs performed verbally and signed. A lyrics sheet is included.
SIGNS FOR ME
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 9/1999) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- Signs for Me by Ben Bahan and Joe Dannis is a sign language training book for all age groups. The 112-page vocabulary book contains over 300 vocabulary words arranged by categories of nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. Each entry is accompanied by the English word and a picture. The illustrated format and the presentation of basic skills, this book is appropriate for children and sign language beginners. The American Manual Alphabet, number signs, and a list of different American Sign Language handshapes are included reference. The book is organized by categories such as nouns, verbs, and adjectives, and is indexed to help parents and teachers look for signs. The index is also available in six languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Hmong, Tagalog, Lao, and Cambodian.
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 02/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Speechmaker is a body-worn personal speech amplifier designed to increase the volume of a weak or esophageal voice. The system consists of a lightweight headset with a microphone that can be positioned on either side of the speaker's mouth, a compact amplifier, and a loudspeaker to reduce feedback. The body speaker can be worn at various positions on the body, or it can be mounted on a wheelchair, or placed on a flat surface. POWER: Uses one 9-volt rechargeable battery (included). A battery charger is also included. OPTIONS: A hand-held microphone or an Audio Technica lapel microphone are available. DIMENSIONS: The speaker is 5.5 x 4.5 x 1.88 inches. WEIGHT: 17.5 ounces. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: Five years.
TEL-EASE & TEL-EASE WITH BACKTALK
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 06/2006) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- The Tel-Ease is an amplifier telephone with large push buttons designed for use by persons with hearing disabilities and/or low vision. A thumbwheel controls the volume of a caller's voice in stepless adjustments up to 10 times the standard telephone level (20 decibels maximum). This amplification only enhances the caller's voice; background noise is suppressed. The ringer loudness adjusts from off to low to high, and a tone control sets the ringer in a audible range selected by the user. A red indicator light also flashes with each ring to visually signal an incoming call. This hearing-aid compatible phone also features an audio jack, a recall key for 10-number memory, a last-number redial key, and a store-pulse-tone switch for pre-setting one-number calling and adapting the phone to local central office equipment. The keypad features large numbers, and braille coding makes key 5 a reference point. Tel-Ease with Backtalk offers the same features plus a digital speech synthesizer that speaks back the numbers as they are dialed. INSTALLATION: The Tel-Ease is designed for free-standing installation on a desk, countertop, or table; or for wall-mounting with or without an RJ-11W jack. DIMENSIONS: The numbers are one-inch tall. COLOR: White console with black numbers on white background. WARRANTY: Two years.
--- DISCONTINUED. (Verified 8/1999) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. --- VibraSound is a digital alarm clock designed for use with a bed vibrator by people with hearing disabilities. This clock is equipped with a built-in jack for a bed vibrator and enables the user to select the tone and volume of the audible alarm. The audible alarm volume can be adjusted up to 120 decibels and the vibrator can be used with or without the audible alarm. The clock features a snooze control, a 50 to 60 Hertz switch for use in other countries, and a selector for steady or pulse vibration. This clock is available with or without a bed vibrator. POWER: Uses standard household current with battery backup. DIMENSIONS: The clock is 7.5 x 5 x 3 inches. The display numbers are 0.6 inches tall. COLOR: The display is green.