I didn't want to go the Amazon Alexa or iPhone route if I
could avoid it, just wanted a small unit I could put in the central part of
the house. This is the info
of what I purchased for others that
might be interested. http://www.braillebookstore.com/
Talking Weather Station, Sturdy and Feature-Rich
list of 11 items
temperature, and humidity.
Has built-in timer.
One daily alarm.
Can speak time in either 12 or 24-hour format.
Features high-quality female voice and digital
Buttons on top of clock in a circular pattern.
even announce time left on timer when Talk button is pressed.
AAA batteries (not included).
Measures about 4-3/4 in by 3 in by 2-3/4
Package Weight: about 9.9 ounces.
Made for almost any room and lifestyle, this heavy-duty,
stylish clock boasts all the features you could ever ask for in a timepiece
- and more. Its cube-like
shape makes it easy to find a place for, be it
your kitchen counter or RV front table. And the features it offers make it
an asset to any room.
All the buttons are found on the top of
the clock in a circular pattern. The Talk button is in the center, and gives
you all the information you need to
make a plan. "It is 5:49 PM. The
temperature is 70.5 degrees Fahrenheit. The humidity is 47 percent." Right
away, you know you're late for your dinner
date, it's too hot for your
guests, but the humidity is just fine.
But that's not all. The
clock can speak the time in either 12 or 24-hour format. With the press of a
single button, you can access the built-in timer,
perfect for makeing
sure you don't burn your cookies - or tonight's roast beef. The clock will
even announce how much time is left on the timer when you
hit the Talk
button, something no other Talking Timer will do. This clock is the
RV-lover's dream, and the one-stop solution for a crowded apartment
basement suite. It even has rubber feet to keep it from sliding
around, making it a great choice for even a large kitchen. It's an alarm
clock that speaks
the time and temperature, has a built-in timer, and can
even announce the humidity! Takes 4 AAA batteries, not
Directions for the
All-Purpose Talking Clock
From Future Aids, The Braille
After inserting 4 AAA batteries into your new
clock, place it on a table in front of you with the display screen facing
you and the buttons on the top.
Buttons. In the center is the
Talk button. To the left is Plus, and to the right is Minus.
In front of
the Talk button are two buttons. The front-left is Set, and the front-right
Behind the Talk button is a single large button called Timer.
On the back of the clock, there is a switch to toggle between Celsius
Setting the time. Press Mode and the clock
announces Time Set. Press Set and you hear Hour Set. Press Plus and Minus to
set the hour, then press Set again.
The clock announces Minute set, so
use Plus and Minus to set the minutes. Press Talk to hear what the time is
set for at any time.
To toggle between 12 and 24-hour time announcement,
press Set a third time and a beep is heard. Press Plus or Minus, and either
12 or 24 is heard, indicating
the format of time that will be spoken.
Setting the alarm. Press Mode until Alarm Set is heard, and
repeat the procedure described for setting the time. When finished, press
Mode until "Time"
is heard. Press Plus to turn the alarm on and off. If
the alarm is on, Press Minus to toggle Snooze on and off.
Using the timer. Press Timer, and Countdown Timer is heard. It
is set on 10 minutes. Press Timer to increase the number of minutes by 10.
Press Plus or
Minus to start.