Hand Control for Sewing Machine

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Byteswitch Sewing Machine

The ByteSwitch Sewing Machine is a sewing machine with hand or mouth controls designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or lower extremity amputation or disabilities. This is an adapted version of the Singer school model sewing machine, and comes with standard features such as an easy threading auto-tension system and foot pedal, with the addition of a ByteSwitch speed controller that works with the machine's electronic speed control. The switch uses captive air to control sewing s

Mouth Controlled Sewing Machine

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation of a foot-pedal controller for an individual who no longer has use of her legs. The foot-plate was removed from the top of the existing sewing machine pedal. A metal frame was built to hold a pneumatic cylinder. The foot pedal springs were replaced with much lighter springs. The “forward” port of the cylinder was connected to a rubber bulb. A v-shaped “clamp” is used to squeeze the bulb, extend the cylinder, and act

Parent Category: Sewing Machines
 
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