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BIG Step-by-Step Communicator (new)

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Quick Overview

The BIG Step-by-Step is the easiest and most effective way to provide sequential messaging. Record a series of messages onto the BIG Step-by-Step and the included Levels allow you to record up to three different sets of sequential messages that you can use throughout the day. New and improved for 2021 and beyond.
the new BIG Step-by-Step Communicator

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  • the new BIG Step-by-Step Communicator - included switch cap colours (indicative colors)

Details

The new BIG Step-by-Step includes all of the great features you’ve come to love with the original BIG Step-by-Step, but now includes improvements that make it easier to use.

Improvements - Easier to Use!

  • A re-engineered battery door with a tool-less locking mechanism to ensure it stays in place when in use
  • Easy to open battery door when you need to replace the battery
  • Soft-touch coating provides extra grip when holding the device
  • Mounting option that is stronger than before and easier to use

The BIG Step-by-Step is the easiest and most effective way to provide sequential messaging for a person using simple AAC techynology.

Record a series of messages onto the BIG Step-by-Step, and you’re ready to go.

Levels allow you to record up to three different sets of sequential messages that you can use throughout the day. The BIG Step-by-Step is perfect for telling a story, counting, or telling a knock-knock joke. The possibilities when using a BIG Step-by-Step are endless.

Features

  • Better-than-ever digital sound loud enough for almost any environment
  • Three recording levels with a total of four minutes of record time on the device
  • 25% more battery life than older versions
  • Includes red, yellow, green, and blue tops along with a clear snap cap that holds a picture symbol on the device
  • Requires one 9V battery (not included) - NOTE: It is highly recommended to use a standard alkaline 9V battery with this device. Alternative batteries may be comprised of materials that do not distribute power in a suitable manner, and when installed, some users may experience inconsistencies. 

 

Overlays for Your BIG Step-by-Step

Quickly and easily create printable picture symbol overlays for your device with the free AbleNet Symbol Overlay Maker app. Click here to download for free on the App Store. App requires an iPad with iPadOS 13 or newer.

 

101 Ideas for Spequential Speech Generating Device Use

Download this PDF document which will help with many ideas for using a BIG Step-by-Step Communicator - 101 Ideas for Sequential SGD Use

 

Technical Specifications

  • Messages: As many as you can record in 4-min 
  • Levels: 3
  • Recording Time: 4-min
  • Switch Input: 1
  • Toy/Appliance Output/ECU: 1
  • Activation Surface: 12.7-cm
  • Activation Force: 85 to 142g
  • Weight with Battery: 439g
  • Battery Type: 9-volt (not included)
  • Accessories Available: Shoulder strap
  • Mounting Connection: Universal Mounting Plate 

Additional Information

SKU AB-10000043
Included Accessories 4x coloured caps, switch cable, instructions
GST Classification GST Free
Manual or Instructions (PDF)

BIG Step-by-Step Quick Start Guide

101 Ideas for Sequential SGD Use

Video

Step-by-Step Video by AbleNet

Number of Messages Multiple - limted only by recording time
Message Area Size 12.7 cm
Number of Levels 3
Multiple Messages YES - each switch cap press progesses the sequence
Recording Time (sec) 4 minutes
Activation Methods Switch cap
Switch Scanning No
Battery Type 9V
Inputs/Outputs 1x alternate switch in - 1x toy/appliance out
Size No
Additional Features volume control via on/off dial

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