Our Microswitch is perfect for individuals that need only slight pressure (approx. 10 grams) to activate a switch. It is frequently used by individuals with neuromuscular diseases such as SMA or ALS. It is very small and fits nicely into the hand. Most often it is used by simply holding it in the hand and clicking it with the thumb or forefinger. It can be integrated it into splints or mounted using Velcro or Dual Lock. It also works well when supported by a bean bag. This switch is momentary, has a cord that is approximately 6 feet long with a standard 3.5 mm plug.
Switch attached to a finger with velcro strap. Activated with slight
downward movement of the finger
Switch attached to a cuff with velcro and activated with thumb movement
Hand is propped up on a bean bag,
switch attached with Velcro allowing slight thumb contact with the switch
Switch sandwiched between bean
bags and activated by slightly curling the fingers.