Clarity Adds 2
By John Laposky On Oct 17 2011 - 3:01am
CHATTANOOGA, TENN. –
a division of Plantronics that markets
smart communication solutions for
seniors and the physically impaired,
has expanded its XL cordless home
phone series by two models.
The Clarity XLC2 and XLC3.4 are
engineered for people with hearing
loss, low vision or mobility challenges.
The two new models use proprietary
Digital Clarity Power to amplify
incoming sounds and remove unwanted
and distracting noises, much
like a hearing aid, the company said.
The DECT 6.0 phones include three
tone settings and boost outgoing
speech up to 15 decibels.
The phones feature talking caller
ID and a talking dial pad with backlit
buttons to help those with low vision.
Oversized soft-touch buttons on the
handset and phone base are spaced
apart to be easily accessible to those
with dexterity issues or arthritis.
Both models also include a spearkerphone
and extra-bright visual ringers.
The XLC3.4 features a caller ID
screen as well. Both are hearing aid
The XLC3.4 retails for $159 and
can be purchased in a combo pack
with an extra handset for $219. The
XLC2 retails for $143.