Gumball Switches


Recognized for their high quality and dependability, these best-selling switches feature a 2½” activation surface.

To view accessories for this item click accessories tab below.

Item #782R is also available at a discounted price if you order it as part of our Switch Special Offer – #736W

Size: 3¼"Base x ¾"H

Weight: ¼ lb.

Battery: NONE

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Recognized for their high quality and dependability, these best-selling switches feature a 2½” activation surface. Provides extraordinary tactile and audible feedback. Removable base has three holes for easy mounting. Comes with two plastic covers – one with a lip, one without.

Gumball Adapted Switch – 2½-inch activation surface

Our Gumball Switches activate a variety of devices. Our customers recognize this best-selling product for its dependability and high quality. It offers outstanding audible and tactile feedback. The removable base has three holes for mounting and two plastic covers — one with a lip and one without. Our Gumball Switches are similar to Jelly Beans, Buddy Buttons or Bid Buddy Buttons.

A 2½-Inch Activation Surface Gumball Switch for Special Needs

This adapted switch connects to compatible toys and devices to let people with disabilities use them. The standard Gumball Switch’s features include:

  • A 2½-inch activation surface for people who can access a smaller target area
  • Two included plastic covers — one with a lip and one without
  • Removable mounting plate with three mounting holes
  • Compatibility with Gumball Switch accessories from Enabling Devices

We designed the Gumball Switch for easy operation and long-lasting use. These features and more make it a staple in our customers’ homes and learning spaces.

Uses of an Adapted Switch Button for Disabilities

The Gumball Switch activates a variety of adapted devices to help people with disabilities in everyday life. Press the button to:

  • Learn: The Gumball Switch works with adapted educational tools that teach concepts like cause and effect.
  • Play: We sell a wide selection of switch adapted toys and games that let everyone have fun.
  • Communicate: When you connect the Gumball Switch to a communication device, you can use it to play a message or show an image.

People with a wide range of motor abilities can use the Gumball Switch to make their daily lives more accessible.

The Adapted Gumball Switch — Mountable Wherever You Need It

Using the three holes on the base, you can mount the Gumball Switch on surfaces like:

  • Mobility aids
  • Assistive clamps and arms
  • Desks
  • Tables
  • Walls

You may even discover more places where you can mount it!

Who Uses Gumball Activation Switches?

Since Gumball Switches help people with certain motor needs, customers like the ones below can buy it for themselves or someone else:

  • Adults and children with disabilities
  • Family members and loved ones
  • Care organizations
  • Teachers and occupational therapists

These switches help customers and the people they know operate devices.

Buy a Gumball Adapted Switch Today

Add the Gumball Switch to your cart or quote today. You can also contact us for more information or request a custom adapted device.

  • Put your switch wherever you need it. Now you can mount your Gumball or Jumbo switch on any mounting arm or gooseneck. To view accessories for this item click accessories tab below. #7809 Original Price: $28.95. FINAL SALE – NON-RETURNABLE.
  • Four different textured snap-on tops that can go on our Gumball switches (#782), Small Talks and Talkable communicators.

Questions and answers of the customers

  1. Q Hello, what is the voltage and current rating of your Gumball #782R switch?
    Asked by Anonymous user on October 23, 2020 2:29 pm
    A These switches are to only be used with switch adapted products serving the special needs population. They are not intended or designed to be used outside of this environment.
  2. Q Does this switch work to activate computer/laptop directly or do you need an interface?
    Asked by Anonymous user on September 2, 2019 12:36 pm
    A No you will need a switch interface like our item No. 4044 or 7758
  3. Q Where can I order new colored switch plates, not the cover, but the actual colored button part?
    Asked by Anonymous user on July 10, 2019 4:05 pm
    A You can't remove the colored covers.
  4. Q How do you take the plastic cover off?
    Asked by Anonymous user on February 19, 2019 1:20 pm
    A The clear cover lifts off the round colored switch plate.
  5. Q Are these voice programmable?
    Asked by Anonymous user on May 1, 2018 10:36 am
    A No these are just switches, no voice output.
  6. Q Does the switch works with Android Devices? and iOS? How does the connection with the devices happens?
    Asked by Anonymous user on January 9, 2018 5:16 am
    A They will work only through the use of a Bluetooth interface like our #1166:
  7. Q How much pressure is required to activate this switch?
    Asked by Anonymous user on November 30, 2017 11:30 am
    A 25 grams of force. You can always review our switch comparison chart which shows the activation force required for all our switches: