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Item # 1061

Twitch Switch


An amazing technological triumph, this switch can be activated by a movement as subtle as the wrinkling of a forehead.

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Weight: ½ lb.

Battery: 1 9-V

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Warranty: 3 Months

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An amazing technological triumph, this switch can be activated by a movement as subtle as the wrinkling of a forehead. Users can increase or decrease the amount of muscle movement needed to activate the switch and can choose from three operation modes — on-off, momentary and timed. Use the on-off mode when operating a device that needs to remain on until the user wants to turn it off; the momentary mode when operating a toy or communication device; and the timed mode when operating a device that you want to stay on for a preset period of time (adjustable from 1 to 120 seconds). Extra sensors sold separately.

Questions and answers of the customers

  1. A That is not a simple answer. If care is taken with taping them and removing them from the user as to not pull or jerk the wires coming out of the sensor or to crease the sensor in any way they should last a long time. The weakest part of the sensors are the wires as they can get pulled or jerked which can cause a break in the wiring.
  2. A The sensors activate when they are flexed. You can tape them on the ends of the sensor as shown how the sensor is taped in the product page here: https://enablingdevices.com/product/twitch-switch The center of the sensor needs to be able to flex and bow. You can not tape across the whole sensor, if you do it will not work.
  3. A Yes it comes with one 1/8 to 1/8 inch male to male phono cord.
  4. A If your call system uses a 1/4 inch mono input jack you would need to buy an adapter to make it work as all our switches use the standard 1/8 inch size plugs. The adapter must be a mono adapter, stereo adapters will not work. Our # 1160 adapter will work:  https://enablingdevices.com/product/adapters or our 1/8 inch to 1/4 cord 2548: https://enablingdevices.com/product/replacement-cords.
  5. A The sensor is not adhesive itself, we include a roll of medical grade tape to secure the sensor to the skin. Please see photo on the product page.
  6. A This switch comes with one flex type sensor as shown in the photos. We do sell replacement sensors in a set of 3, item No. 1061S: https://enablingdevices.com/product/twitch-switch-sensors-set-of-3 and also our round disk sensors also sold in a set of 3 uses to tap on item No. 1068 https://enablingdevices.com/product/round-disk-sensors-set-of-3
  7. A These types of switches can only be connected to special devices and or toys that have been either designed for switch use or have been adapted to work with them. They will not work with off the shelf items you would buy in a regular store.