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This product is discontinued.

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Talking alternative keyboard

Discover:Board is the alternate keyboard that comes with software for controlling the mouse and keyboard plus speech and customisation software – everything you need for flexible computer access.

Discover:Board’s large, widely spaced keys are appropriate for users with limited motor control and those who use a fist to type. A permanent overlay is printed on Discover:Board, and it comes with four additional overlays that provide access to most typical software programs. Use Discover:Create to modify or create and print new overlays for customised computer access.

Features and Benefits

  • Discover:Create Software lets you edit setups – change size, placement, function, and look of keys. Also, create new setups and print paper overlays.
  • Speech software Provides auditory cues and feedback to aid in correct key selections; allows user to communicate as they work.
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  • Setups Let users access many software programs and work at their own cognitive level.
  • Flexible keyboard controls Select the mouse speed, repeat rate and other settings to match user’s access needs.
  • Permanent overlay Instant access to most typical software.
  • Four moisture-proof overlays included Easy access to even more software.
  • Slanted keyboard surface Easier viewing of keyboard.
  • Moulded keyboard Provides options for positioning – place on top of the standard computer keyboard, slide over a laptop keyboard, mount on a wheelchair tray.
  • Built-in wrist rest More comfortable positioning to aid user’s key selections.
  • Clear overlay sheet Protects paper overlays.

The Discover:Board product is discontinued.

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System Requirements for Windows

  • Windows 98SE/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • 16 MB RAM
  • Pentium/150 processor or higher
  • 28 MB available hard disk space
  • SoundBlaster or compatible sound card
  • CD drive

System Requirements for Macintosh

  • OS 7.5.3 or higher (not OS X)
  • 8 MB RAM
  • 68030 processor or higher
  • 6 MB available hard disk space
  • ADB port or iMate adapter


  • Dimensions: 40.5cm x 30.5cm x 7.5cm (16” x 12” x 3”)
  • Weight: Approximately 1.3kg (3 lbs)
  • Number of keys: 128 programmable keys on membrane

NOTE: If you have an earlier version of Discover:Board for Windows, a free software updater is now available to allow your Discover:Board to be used with Windows platforms from Windows 98 (Second Edition) through to Windows XP. For technical assistance with installation of the updater contact techsupport@ablenetinc.com.

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Discover:Board is targeted at the following age ranges:

  • All Ages

Discover:Board is designed to foster development in the areas of:

  • Switch use
  • Access to computers
  • Cause-and-effect
  • Switch timing
  • Choosing with a switch

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