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Tek Pal - Large Button TV Remote Control [Electronics]

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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
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Technical Details

  • Tek Pal Simple TV Remote will significantly reduce your chances of hitting the wrong button and accidentally changing important settings.
  • The Tek Pal only has 6 big buttons: Power, Volume Up, Volume Down, Channel Up, Channel Down, Mute,
  • Comfortable to hold and use, this remote is arthritis-friendly because the large buttons take no effort to press.
  • There are no codes to enter. This remote can be used with a cable ready TV, but not with TVs that use a cable or satellite box.
  • Details: Requires 2 AA batteries; Overall Dimensions: 5.5" L x 2.75" W x 1" D; Button Dimensions: Approx. 0.75"; Weight (with batteries): 5 oz
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Product Description

The Tek Pal is the easiest to see and easiest to USE large-button available. With only 6 large, lighted buttons, the Tek Pal only does what you need with your television. Lost remotes, frustrating setup instructions and hard-to-read buttons are a thing of the past. Tek Pal boils TV remote control technology down to be as simple as possible. The Tek Partner and Big Button universal remote controls are the largest remotes on the market. The large, lit-up buttons allow those with vision impairments to easily control their televisions, VCRs, DVD players as well as satellite and cable boxes. The size of the remotes also ensure that they will not get lost between the couch cushions! These universal remote controls were designed specifically for people who may be visually impaired, allowing them to operate their home entertainment devices all from one large, lighted-button universal remote control. Hy-Tek offers 2 different remotes to choose from, the extra-large Tek Partner remote and the sleeker Big Button remote.


Customer Reviews

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good for people with limited sight. Feb. 3 2014
By Steve
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This was easy to set up with the Sony TV. Easy to use. Large shaped buttons are very useful for those with limited sight. Large unit means it is easy to locate and does not get lost between the cushions. We used the TV programming feature to only have those TV stations which were the viewers favorites. This means that with the channel up or down there are only a few stations which can be watched, That is we have eight stations instead of the hundred plus available. This eliminates a lot of confusion.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect solution to an ongoing problem Jan. 14 2014
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My grampa is 98. His biggest problem is trying to see the buttons on the remotes and only hit one button when he presses on one. Remotes these days seem to have more and more buttons and because there are more they are closer together. He was always messing up his satellite channels as he would hit the wrong thing and it would somehow mess up his channels.

We got him the Tek Pal and it is wonderful. Only 6 buttons, large ones, that light up and they have large amounts of space between them. I wish I knew about this when my Mom was alive and having problems......

Suggestion, get this product out there to seniors homes and gated communities etc...I think a lot of people would be interested. Great product.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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The Tek Pal TV Remote does not connect with RCA brand of new flat screen TV. The set up instructions are simple and straight forward but the product does not connect with the RCA TV. I have tried to get this remote to control the TV but it doesn't do it. Buy it at your own peril - "you pays your money and you takes your chances". Cheap at the price but a waste of good money nonetheless.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very usable remote for a sight impaired person Sept. 28 2013
By David
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I purchased this remote for my 84 year old mother-in-law, who is sight impaired, mobility impaired and has trouble grasping many new technologies. The remote that came with the new 46" HD TV (which is the first TV she's been able to see for years) was far beyond her. This remote paired with the TV in moments, and she was able to understand it, find the right buttons and make it work. This remote will not work with a digital box from your cable company, so if that's what you have to use in your areas, don't buy it. Also, the lights on the right hand panel died about a month in, but the remote still works fine.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for my mother's needs May 9 2013
By Sly Bry
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Bought this for my mother due to her limited abilities. She was not able to deal with complicated remotes. Many of the other simple remotes still offered the ability to control other devices which meant that she could inadvertently push a function button and find that the remote no longer controls the TV.

This remote is perfect for her. Big buttons simple operations. The keys light up which is great. It is also sturdy. The remote gets dropped a lot and it has held up to the abuse very well.

I used to get calls every 2nd day about problems with TV operation. Now my mom is happy and there are no more panic phone calls.

Perfect for anyone with limited abilities that only uses a TV.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Oct. 20 2012
Verified Purchase
Bought this for my 91 years old grandmother. She has vision problems. Now she likes it so much she would kick anyone trying to steal her new remote control. This is an absolute requirement for any people with vision problems.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Product April 12 2011
By JMB
I purchased this product for my elderly mother who has trouble operating TV remotes because of poor eyesight. At first, we thought it would not work because the cable feed was not hooked directly to the TV but rather to a "cable box". Problem was solved when the TV Cable Company suggested we hook up the cable feed directly to the TV and bypass the "box". Works great now and Mom has had no problems.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great March 5 2011
By Ted
Shipping was great and the product arrived in a timely manner.

It performed as per description and was great for my mother as it has minimal number of buttons to push accidently.

For what it's worth, I would recommend it as it minimuzes choices, ergo confussion for the elderly.
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Most recent customer reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Works great easy to use
Bought a Tek Pal for my grandma - it has six great big buttons - I was able to walk my mother threw the setup over the phone long distance and they were both surprise and happy... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Neale
5.0 out of 5 stars good
it good to have but it only the same as we got only thing is diffteh in the & is big but it about the same a other
Published 4 months ago by joe howse
5.0 out of 5 stars specific purpose
I bought this for my handicapped brother and he was able to use the big buttons
Much appreciated by him.
Published 11 months ago by Alvira Boschmann
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Fast Shipping, Good Price, Nice Product !
The remote is extremely easy to use. Even a blind person can't mistake a button or reprogram the remote to screw everything up.
Published 12 months ago by Maxime Emard
5.0 out of 5 stars Tek-Pal Large Button TV Remote Control
This the 2nd TV remote I have bought through Amazon. Simple to set up, simple to see and use by a family member with sight and dexterity issues.
Published 13 months ago by RomanFW
4.0 out of 5 stars Helpful but not for satellite receiver
Helpful for challenged people, easy to use and setup is extremely simple. Too bad won't work on satellite receiver. Large size and buttons good for one finger operation.
Published 17 months ago by RON SESAK
5.0 out of 5 stars So helpful!
Excellent service. Prompt delivery and device was simple to program to with the tv. Would suggest this for anyone who struggles with complicated remote contrls.
Published 19 months ago by E. McNair-Johnston
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