Big Red Ability Switch

Big Red Ability Switch

Brand/Manufacturer: ABLENET
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Big Red Ability Switch is a wired switch featuring a 5-inch (12.7cm) activation surface that provides an auditory click and tactile feedback, but with a twist. The iconic switch tops can be removed and replaced with the color of the choice: red, blue, yellow, or green. It enables children or individuals with limited motor function to easily activate them by pressing it and responds to as little as three ounces of pressure.

Big Red Ability Switch Highlights:

  • Shatterproof, plastic construction
  • Profile is less than 1-1/2"
  • 5" in diameter
  • Includes standard 1/8" plug

Item # Desc Pkg Price
10033500 Red Switch Each

Ability Switch Features

  • Surface is responsive to less than 3oz of pressure¬†
  • Shatterproof plastic construction
  • Standard 1/8" plug
  • Can be used with battery operated toys (battery adapter required)
  • Can be used with electrical appliances (Power Link 4 required: 0815-34-643)
  • Instruction Manual

More on Big Red Switch

  • Instruction For Use :
    - Connect Switch
    Plug a single switch into any switch-adapted device with a standard, mono 3.5mm switch jack
    Note: For computer access a computer switch interface is required (sold separately)
    - Press Activation Area
    Once the activation area is pressed, any attached device will activate
    String, Grasp, and Tip switches are activated with a pull, squeeze, or tilt, respectively


  • Activation Type: Pressure
  • Activation Surface Size: Large (over 2.5-in or 6.35-cm)
  • Activation Force: 5.5-oz (156-g)
  • Travel Before Activation: 0.045-in (0.1143-cm)
  • Feedback: Auditory, Tactile
  • Compatability: No
  • Connection Type: 1/8-in/3.5-mm mono plug
  • Number of Switch Input(s): No
  • Battery Type: No
  • Mounting Plate: Universal Mounting Plate


Big Red Ability Switch includes a two-year limited warranty. This warranty is against defects in materials and manufacturing for two-years from the date of purchase. Warranty in full text along with return/repair information is available at

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