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StepHear SH-220 Personal Activator
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StepHear SH-220 Personal Activator

newStepHear SH-220 Personal Activator

Model No: StepHear SH220-UK

The Activator, carried by the user, vibrates and beeps to notify that a Step-Hear unit is nearby. Pressing a button on the activator triggers playback of the pre-recorded information from the base, informing and providing proximity and access to the desired location's.

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StepHear SH-220 Personal Activator Summary:

When the activator, held by the user, is within the range of the base, it vibrates and beeps. Pressing a button on the activator triggers a pre-recorded voice announcement from the base. This provides information that helps users find their destination.

StephHear SH-220 Personal Activator

StephEar SH-220 Personal Activator Features:

StephHear SH-220 Personal Activator
  • Microprocessor control
  • FSK Modulation
  • Transmitter Frequency band: 434 Mhz
  • Vibrator or buzzer alarm
  • Activator can be worn either as a neck pendant, key ring or on a watch strap
  • Four buttons on Activator: Power, ANN 1. ANN 2, ANN3
  • Pressing buttons 1, 2 or 3 on Activator (SH-220) sends a 434MHz signal to Base Unit (SH-200) which triggers the respective announcement ANN 1, ANN2 or ANN3.
  • Beep loudness: >85dbspl @10cm
  • Li-polymer rechargeable battery
  • Operating current consumption:
  • Stand by time up to 120 hoursStephHear SH-220 Personal Activator
  • Activator battery will be used up after 5 hours continued operating with vibrator and beep on
  • Charger included
  • Manufacturers Warranty
  • CE & FCC
  • ETL
  • RoHS
  • REACH compliant
  • WEEE
StephEar SH-220 Personal Activator Package Includes:
  • 1 x Activator StepHear SH220 Unit
  • 1 x Charging Cradle
  • 1 x Mains Power Adaptor
  • 1 x Neck Pendant String
  • 1 Watch Strap
  • 1 Key Ring
  • 1 User Guide
StephEar SH-220 Personal Activator - How Does It Work:

The Step-Hear system consists of two parts: an indoor/outdoor transmitter base (SH-200) installed at places and services for use by the public and a personal activator held by blind and visually impaired users, which activates the system. Pressing a button on the activator (SH-220) triggers a pre-recorded message in the base unit. The base unit serves as an audio compass, directing the user exactly towards the service.

  • The system was developed by experts in the UK, France and Israel with over 50 years joint experience in the field of accessibility.
  • It is easy to install and simple to use.
  • The systems low cost is favourable compared to other alternatives; such as Braille signage and unnecessary markings.
  • Competitively priced in comparison to other options.
  • Suitable for both indoor and outdoor environments; weather resistant.
  • Alternative power supply options: Mains, Rechargeable Battery units or Solar Panel charging.
  • Automatic identification between the base and activator with adjustable ranges to match physical requirements.
  • Three messages with a maximum recording time of 10 minutes.
  • Three operating ranges – short, medium or long.
  • Complies with international standards.

Examples of applications:

  • Public institutions: government offices, municipalities, educational institutes, museums.
  • Public transportation: bus and train stations?.
  • Medical institutes: hospitals, health maintenance organizations, rehabilitation centers.
  • Commercial environments: banks, shopping malls, restaurants, hotels.
  • Public areas: memorial sites, parks and tourist spots?.
  • Private use: at home, during a trip, on vacation

Example 1: Using Step-Hear in ATMs, Talking Signs and Information Terminals

The Base Unit inside the ATM sends RF signal.
The Personal Activator picks up the signal ; it beeps or vibrates.
When the user activates the button he is notifies that an accessible ATM exist close by and the pre-recorder message plays.

Example 2: Finding an Elevator

User approaches an elevator:
The base unit transmits RF (Radio Frequency) signal continuously.
The personal activator picks up the signal; it beeps or vibrates.
The user pushes a button which activates a pre-recorded message : "Elevators to floors 1-10!"

StepHear Navigation & Hearing System

Stephear SH-220 Personal Activator VAT Relief Details:

If you are entitled to VAT Relief as a result of a disability e.g. deafness or hard of hearing disability (you would need to either be registered as deaf or hard of hearing with your local health authority or GP) and wish to claim this relief for eligible products, please click on the icon.VAT Icon

This will open up a new browser window and bring up a VAT Relief Claim form as an Adobe PDF document, which please print and post back the completed form to us at the address shown on the bottom of the form.

On receipt of the signed completed form, we will refund you the full VAT amount relating to the eligible product. If you need us to process your order manually, kindly phone or e-mail us at with your full contact name, address and telephone number to proceed with the order.

There are severe penalties for making false declarations. If you are in any doubt about eligibility for relief from VAT on the supply of goods you are buying from you should get advice from your local VAT office before making the declaration - contact details will be in your local telephone directory or you can try call the National Advice Service number 0845 302 0203.

Please note that VAT relief only applies to the cost of the product and does not apply to the cost of postage and packing.


Posting Weight Upto: 0.80 kg
Price: 26.66  (inc VAT 31.99)
R.R.P.: 32.99


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