Detector, Light

Accession Number: 2018.13.2

Description: A handheld, battery-operated device that signals the presence, intensity and contrast of light through audible tones. Device has a blue and white plastic exterior; an "artificial eye" sensor at the front end; and a removable red tip that inserts into the front end for detection of narrow light sources. On the left side is a "LumiTest" label, white with letters outlined in black ink; a speaker opening; and a row of three red push buttons that will cause various types of tones (high, low, continuous, and clicking) to emit when the front end of the device is pointed at an area or against a surface. A battery compartment for two 1.5-volt AAAs is located in the back half of the device and is accessed on the left side by a slide-off cover.

Height: 1

Width: 0.5

Length: 7

Date Made: ca. 2005

Place of Origin: Vienna, Austria

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Subjects: Assistive technology Light detectors Sensory aids

Dimension Notes: Length includes .5 inch detachable tip.

Made: CareTec GmbH (APH, U.S. distributor)

Material: Plastic/Metal

Updated: 07/03/2018