The Geemarc BDP400 Amplified Telephone is a hearing aid compatible telephone designed to meet the needs of users with vision impairments and hearing loss. The Geemarc BDP400 has adjustable volume control, an extra loud speakerphone and talking Caller ID, as well numerous other talking features.
The Geemarc BDP400 phone was developed according to the requirements and guidelines set forth by the Royal Institute for the Blind (RNIB) in England. It was tested at every stage of the development by focus groups of blind users whose feedback helped in the development process.
The Geemarc BDP400 announces the numbers and menu options when you press them. It also offers full vocalization of names, numbers, menu, commands, date and time. Volume control is adjustable up to 40dB with an extra-loud hands-free speakerphone, features to aid individuals with visual impairments or hearing loss. All keys and key functions are spoken, as well as any contact names stored in the phone memory.
- Up to 40dB amplification
- Tone control
- Adjustable receiving tone control +/-10dB
- Boost button activates built-in amplifier
- Adjustable extra large LCD display is 7cm x 11.7cm; characters are 2.3cm high
- LCD display can show light characters on dark background or dark characters on light background
- Ergonomic design for easy use by blind users
- Contrasting colors and fonts for visually impaired users
- Spoken menu, names, numbers and commands
- Hear each command spoken with a touch of the buttons
- Talking Caller ID
- Record names in the memory and hear them spoken as a call comes in
- Easy-to-use navigational menu
- Three one-touch memory buttons
- Phone book with 85 numbers
- Big button keypad
- Extra loud hands-free speakerphone with adjustable volume setting
- 90dB SPL at 1m extra loud ringer with bright visual ring indicator
- 2.5mm headset jack
- Four AA batteries required to store phone numbers in case of power outage (not included)
- Hearing aid compatible