momentary-contact optical switch SCATIR Switch



momentary-contact optical switch SCATIR Switch

SCATIR Switch Deluxe
The Self-Calibrating Auditory Tone Infrared (SCATIR) Switch is a momentary-contact optical switch with auditory feedback that works by detecting a beam of reflected pulsed infrared light. The SCATIR Switch can be controlled with an eye-blink, eyebrow movement, finger movement, head movement, and facial muscle movement. Recommended for users who have difficulty activating push-button switches.

Includes switch, sensor, eyeglass and gooseneck mounting kit.

Used to Adjust:

  • Beep on/off
  • Tone continous/beep
  • Manual or self calibration


  • Sensor mounts onto Gooseneck arm (included)
  • Size: 1 in x 2.5 in x 3.75 in (2.5 cm x 6 cm x 9.5 cm)
  • Auditory Feedback can be enabled or disabled by means of an internal selector switch.
  • Includes rechargeable Ni/MH battery

Enhanced version from the Michigan State University SCATIR switch. Click here for additional mounting information.




Product HCPC Codes
Communication E2599
Wheelchair K0108
Bed Controllers E2205
General Accessories A9999/E9999


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