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Section 508, ADA, Buy 508    Buy 508!
WE SUPPORT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 508 OF THE ADA!
(The ADA is: "Americans with a Disabilities Act", designed to provide access for those who are disabled!)

GENERAL INFO:
The founder of Computer Sales and Service Company (CompAmerica) is a pioneer in the development of Public Sponsored programs to protect the Disabled, whether they are Veterans of Foreign Wars injured in service to our country, or were injured or born with a disability.  Since 1968 has been at the helm of movements to organize programs that enabled persons with a disability to be able to gain access to facilities, technology, transportation, essential life support, medical care and education.  He was a pioneer in the development of curb cuts, compliant buildings and facilities, and other services, as part of his ongoing support for Disabled Veterans of Foreign Wars, and others.  He believes that not only is the Americans with a Disabilities Act a very important part of fulfilling our obligation to all those who have sustained a disabling injury in support of our Freedom, but that as human beings, we have a mandate to protect or assist those among us who have been weakened or prevented from having a full quality of life, by making it possible for them to overcome their disability and attain their fullest potential. 

Our found cites his acquaintance Dr. Stephen Hawking, who suffers from ALS, as exactly a case in point, who has advanced mathematics, the science of space-time physics, and has contributed to the education of innumerable students of math, physics, and science, as well as to the public, through his books and teachings, all the while suffering from a crippling disorder that has kept him wheelchair bound. He cites former commander-in-chief and President Franklyn Delano Roosevelt, without whom their might not have been a Social Security System who brought America from a nearly sleepy state to full military response to attacks upon it by Germany and Japan, all from a wheelchair.  He cites Ludwig Van Beethoven, who produced some of the most remarkable Musical Symphonies in classical music history at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, even though he was materially unable to hear a note of his own musical works.

And he cites Thomas Alva Edison who, in our neighboring communities of Menlo Park, Edison, and East Orange, NJ, became the most prolific developer of technology advancement of his era.  Edison was also partially deaf as a result of an incident when a young man, whose disability contributed to his own strivings to produce such inventions as the Phonograph. And these are but a very few examples of how disability has not prevented extraordinary contributions from human beings. 

CompAmerica has continued our founder's cause in support of Americans with a Disability, by strongly moving for software and hardware that supports those in Government Agencies and business to facilitate access to the Disabled. Today, by law, all Government Agencies and Departments are required to comply with law enacted by Congress and signed into law by the President.  Section 508 of the ADA is mandated by law.  Not only do we support Government body compliance, we also fully support adoption of all general product usage ergonomics, vision and hearing less prevention and protection, and Energy Star compliance, in order to make Government Agencies and Businesses safer for workers and more energy efficient.  We are also working with Microsoft and other software companies, and support Multi-Language/Multi-Currency/Multi-Cultural Compliance for our International Customers and for those who come to our repair centers with a competitor's product in need of repair or upgrade.  This does note mean, however, that we take responsibility for the deficiencies in Section 508 support for any third party company or their product.

Our commitment to continuing vigilance in maintaining compliance with the requirements set forth by the ADA; and by Section 508 equals and/or exceeds that of any other organization in the USA.  For those with curiosity about what this is all aboutL this section of our website describes the many ways we strive to make our products, services and website easier to access for those who have been injured defending America (or elsewhere), and for those who have been injured in their daily lives, including those who were born with almost any disability.  Below you will find our VOLUNTARY PRODUCT ACCESSIBILITY TEMPLATE. It defines the many specific ways those with such challenges are being assisted by our extra efforts on their behalf.  We do carry hundreds of thousands of products from other companies in our B2B Store. Some of them are non-complying with Section 508 of the ADA, however, even then, we have additional tools below that may be obtained to make it possible for those facing significant difficulty in using them, may acquire to render them more accessible.

Our Website is here: 
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Version 1.22 6/1/05   AMENDED:   Computer Sales & Service Company is ADA Section 508 supporting/compliant excluding exceptions.
Date: 11/11/02-4/23/04 & later        NOTE:  Our Headquarters Facility complies with all aspects of ADA Guidelines HERE
 
Level Triple-A conformance icon, 
          W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0      GO TO OUR SEC.-508 VPAT..>   

NAME OF PRODUCTS:  All of Computer Sales & Service Company's PCs, Laptops, Servers, TVs, Radios, Telephone Systems and Software comply and/or significant possess supporting features under Section 508.  Government agencies seeking Section 508 compliance can count on us to support their achieving this goal...

EXCEPTIONS, if any:

    a) We accept requests to make third party products compliant (at prevailing rates).
    b) If a purchaser insists upon our provisioning a third party supplied product which
        itself does not comply, we will do so ONLY if the purchaser provides us a waiver
        and legal exemption affidavit or stipulation.  NO OTHER EXEMPTIONS APPLY.


Contact for more Information
Douglas Seebergh (908) 931-1200

NOTE: AUDIO & BRAILLE RESOURCES TO READ OUR WEBSITE & ADDITIONAL VPATS
a)  TALKING BROWSER - From IBM Corporation:  HOME PAGE READER
b)  WINDOWS / LINUX / DOS SCREEN READERS:  CLICK HERE
c)  BRAILLE CONVERSION SOFTWARE (POKADOT): CLICK HERE
d)  OTHER BRAILLE RESOURCES: CLICK HERE

FOR OTHER PRODUCTS INCORPORATED INTO OUR PRODUCT LINE:
e)  VPATS FOR OUR PRODUCTS FROM MICROSOFT:  CLICK HERE
f)   VPATS FOR OUR AUTHORIZED PRODUCTS FROM IBM: CLICK HERE
g)  VPAT ACCESS DATABASE FOR PRODUCTS FROM HP/COMPAQ: CLICK HERE
h)  VPAT / COMPLIANCE DISCLOSURE FROM TOSHIBA: CLICK HERE
i)   VPAT FOR OUR PRODUCTS FROM APPLE: CLICK HERE

TTY/TTD INFO:
INTERNET RELAY ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS USING A "TTY" DEVICE:  AT&T RELAY  USING A PC AS A TTY: SPRINT RELAY | MCI RELAY
INSTANT TTY RELAYS: LORMAR   OTHER RELAYS: HERE IS A PARTIAL LIST

NOTE: We accept calls on RELY only if the party who contacts us is registered with the Relay System and has established an actual disability that requires its use.  This is because, today too many folks trying to hide their identity while purchasing with an unauthorized credit card use RELAY calls, and the occasional competitor thinks its smart to hassle us by faking a relay call.

NOTE: We can obtain disclosures from any other vendors whose products you may be interested in, by emailing us HERE.

SPECIAL NOTE: If you notice any part of our products or website you believe are not Section 508 compliant, please notify us through this link SECTION.508.DYSFUNCTION@compamericadirect.com


Summary Table first created on 12/31/2003
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
in compliance since inception.
FOR: Computer Sales and Service Co., and PCMaker Corporation
 
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems In Compliance. (see below) Standard features comply.
Section 1194.22 Web-based internet information and applications In Compliance.  (see below) Standard features comply.
Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products In Compliance.  (see below) Standard features comply.
Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products In Compliance.  (see below) Standard features comply.
Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products In Compliance.  (see below) Standard features comply.
Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers In Compliance.  (see below) Standard features comply.
Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria In Compliance.   (see below) Standard features comply. Configuration requires ordering the MATCHING Assistive Technology with a particular product unit, in some cases, to provide connection to user specific auditory or visual enhancement technology in the users' position.
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Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product functions shall be executable from a keyboard where the function itself or the result of performing a function can be discerned textually. Accessibility Features Package: Microsoft Windows OS/s We provide full audio, tactical and visual feedback features and accessibility options for all software, with optional upgrades that include enhanced Braille and natural language interpreters.
(b) Applications shall not disrupt or disable activated features of other products that are identified as accessibility features, where those features are developed and documented according to industry standards. Applications also shall not disrupt or disable activated features of any operating system that are identified as accessibility features where the application programming interface for those accessibility features has been documented by the manufacturer of the operating system and is available to the product developer. Accessibility Features Package:
Microsoft Windows OS/s, Red Hat Linux OS 7.1, Apple Mac/OS X (10.x), or later revisions
All Accessibility Features may be locked in the "enabled state" and activated through characteristic keystrokes if a user were to have disabled them, holding the shift key for 10 seconds or longer.
(c) A well-defined on-screen indication of the current focus shall be provided that moves among interactive interface elements as the input focus changes. The focus shall be programmatically exposed so that Assistive Technology can track focus and focus changes. Standard on all of our Computers. The Windows and X-Terminal / X-Windows GUIs on all our computers provide Focus Management and we provide ENHANCED VISUALS for enabling a more readily accessible view perspective through Desktop Architect 2.1 enhancement.
(d) Sufficient information about a user interface element including the identity, operation and state of the element shall be available to Assistive Technology. When an image represents a program element, the information conveyed by the image must also be available in text. Textual Enhanced Status Indictor This feature provides standard text status lines on all windowed products, including pop-up notes, pop-up hints, indicator status lines, and the ability to Magnify text messages using one of our standard Accessibility enhanced Mouse Drivers.
(e) When bitmap images are used to identify controls, status indicators, or other programmatic elements, the meaning assigned to those images shall be consistent throughout an application's performance. Standard on all of our Computers. This is part of the standard GUI definition of our products.
(f) Textual information shall be provided through operating system functions for displaying text. The minimum information that shall be made available is text content, text input caret location, and text attributes. Standard on all of our Computers. We also provide "insertion I-Beam", insertion replacement highlighting, visual queues, visual drag and drop operations, confirmation popup menus with choices like "move here", "copy here", "delete", "rename" that are conveniently offset.
(g) Applications shall not override user selected contrast and color selections and other individual display attributes. Standard on all of our Computers. We provide both the GUI and the Web Browser with user definable override color schemes that can NOT be overridden by the application.  Also, our Office Products provide the same features.
(h) When animation is displayed, the information shall be displayable in at least one non-animated presentation mode at the option of the user. Standard on all of our Computers. We provide a choice of "text, graphics or vide/animation" views of every content specific point of interaction with our systems and GUI applications.
(i) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. Standard on all of our Computers. We also provide 3D button shaping, additive "arrows" to indicate a function, hypertext underlining, "mouse over" formatting, and pop-up menus, with operational indicators indicating "waiting for input", "processing" and "done", including language to that effect in the Status Areas.  We also include mouse animations that provide additional tactile/visual feedback (cursor changes to hand with finger pointing, for example, when over an action item), as well as Audio Feedback (various noises associated with fields on a page, actions, etc.)
(j) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a variety of color selections capable of producing a range of contrast levels shall be provided. Standard on all of our Computers We provide up to 2 to the 32nd power choices of color, and a wide range of contrasts.
(k) Software shall not use flashing or blinking text, objects, or other elements having a flash or blink frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Standard on all of our Computers Flash or Blink is disabled by definition, may only be enabled and blinking field may be set to speeds no greater than 1.5 Hz.
(l) When electronic forms are used, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Standard on all of our Computers. Self Explanatory.
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Section 1194.22 Web-based Internet information and applications - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (e.g., via "alt", "longdesc", or in element content). Standard Self explanatory
(b) Equivalent alternatives for any multimedia presentation shall be synchronized with the presentation. Standard Self explanatory
(c) Web pages shall be designed so that all information conveyed with color is also available without color, for example from context or markup. Standard. Black/White or Text Only mode.
(d) Documents shall be organized so they are readable without requiring an associated style sheet. Standard. Style sheets are disable able.
(e) Redundant text links shall be provided for each active region of a server-side image map. No server side image maps in use. They are not allowed due to accessibility issues.
(f) Client-side image maps shall be provided instead of server-side image maps except where the regions cannot be defined with an available geometric shape. No client side image maps. They are not allowed due to accessibility issues.
(g) Row and column headers shall be identified for data tables. Standard On all data tables.
(h) Markup shall be used to associate data cells and header cells for data tables that have two or more logical levels of row or column headers. Standard Required
(i) Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation Standard Standard Navigation features.
(j) Pages shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Standard Standard
(k) A text-only page, with equivalent information or functionality, shall be provided to make a web site comply with the provisions of this part, when compliance cannot be accomplished in any other way. The content of the text-only page shall be updated whenever the primary page changes. Standard. Standard
(l) When pages utilize scripting languages to display content, or to create interface elements, the information provided by the script shall be identified with functional text that can be read by Assistive Technology. Standard Standard
(m) When a web page requires that an applet, plug-in or other application be present on the client system to interpret page content, the page must provide a link to a plug-in or applet that complies with §1194.21(a) through (l). Standard Standard
(n) When electronic forms are designed to be completed on-line, the form shall allow people using Assistive Technology to access the information, field elements, and functionality required for completion and submission of the form, including all directions and cues. Standard Standard
(o) A method shall be provided that permits users to skip repetitive navigation links. Standard Standard
(p) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. No timed responses. As time based entry is not acceptable for assisted users: accordingly there are no time limits short of secure ecommerce access, which will time out after several hours, and alternative entry paths are provided to allow re-logging in without time outs preventing further use.  Not necessary to request additional time.

Note to 1194.22: The Board interprets paragraphs (a) through (k) of this section as consistent with the following priority 1 Checkpoints of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0) (May 5 1999) published by the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium: Paragraph (a) - 1.1, (b) - 1.4, (c) - 2.1, (d) - 6.1, (e) - 1.2, (f) - 9.1, (g) - 5.1, (h) - 5.2, (i) - 12.1, (j) - 7.1, (k) - 11.4.

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Section 1194.23 Telecommunications Products - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Telecommunications products or systems which provide a function allowing voice communication and which do not themselves provide a TTY functionality shall provide a standard non-acoustic connection point for TTYs. Microphones shall be capable of being turned on and off to allow the user to intermix speech with TTY use. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Built in feature of all suitably equipped PCs and Laptops.
(b) Telecommunications products which include voice communication functionality shall support all commonly used cross-manufacturer non-proprietary standard TTY signal protocols. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Built in feature.
(c) Voice mail, auto-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems shall be usable by TTY users with their TTYs. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Built in feature of our Modem products.
(d) Voice mail, messaging, auto-attendant, and interactive voice response telecommunications systems that require a response from a user within a time interval, shall give an alert when the time interval is about to run out, and shall provide sufficient time for the user to indicate more time is required. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Built in feature of our Modem products.
(e) Where provided, caller identification and similar telecommunications functions shall also be available for users of TTYs, and for users who cannot see displays. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Audio Feedback mode provided.
(f) For transmitted voice signals, telecommunications products shall provide a gain adjustable up to a minimum of 20 dB. For incremental volume control, at least one intermediate step of 12 dB of gain shall be provided. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Built in feature.
(g) If the telecommunications product allows a user to adjust the receive volume, a function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Built in feature. (Reset to Defaults).
(h) Where a telecommunications product delivers output by an audio transducer which is normally held up to the ear, a means for effective magnetic wireless coupling to hearing technologies shall be provided. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Optional Product may be ordered with any PC or Laptop.
(i) Interference to hearing technologies (including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices) shall be reduced to the lowest possible level that allows a user of hearing technologies to utilize the telecommunications product. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. May be ordered with any PC or Laptop. Solution depends upon which device is in use by specific user.
(j) Products that transmit or conduct information or communication, shall pass through cross-manufacturer, non-proprietary, industry-standard codes, translation protocols, formats or other information necessary to provide the information or communication in a usable format. Technologies which use encoding, signal compression, format transformation, or similar techniques shall not remove information needed for access or shall restore it upon delivery. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Standard.
(k)(1) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: Controls and Keys shall be tactilely discernible without activating the controls or keys. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Standard.
(k)(2) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: Controls and Keys shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, twisting of the wrist. The force required to activate controls and keys shall be 5 lbs. (22.2N) maximum. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Standard.
(k)(3) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: If key repeat is supported, the delay before repeat shall be adjustable to at least 2 seconds. Key repeat rate shall be adjustable to 2 seconds per character. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Standard.
(k)(4) Products which have mechanically operated controls or keys shall comply with the following: The status of all locking or toggle controls or keys shall be visually discernible, and discernible either through touch or sound. Standard on all of our PC and Laptop Products. Both visual and sound capable.
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Section 1194.24 Video and Multi-media Products - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
a) All analog television displays 13 inches and larger, and computer equipment that includes analog television receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. As soon as practicable, but not later than July 1, 2002, widescreen digital television (DTV) displays measuring at least 7.8 inches vertically, DTV sets with conventional displays measuring at least 13 inches vertically, and stand-alone DTV tuners, whether or not they are marketed with display screens, and computer equipment that includes DTV receiver or display circuitry, shall be equipped with caption decoder circuitry which appropriately receives, decodes, and displays closed captions from broadcast, cable, videotape, and DVD signals. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard.
(b) Television tuners, including tuner cards for use in computers, shall be equipped with secondary audio program playback circuitry. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard
(c) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain speech or other audio information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be open or closed captioned. Standard Standard.
(d) All training and informational video and multimedia productions which support the agency's mission, regardless of format, that contain visual information necessary for the comprehension of the content, shall be audio described. Standard Standard
(e) Display or presentation of alternate text presentation or audio descriptions shall be user-selectable unless permanent. Standard Standard
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Section 1194.25 Self-Contained, Closed Products - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) Self contained products shall be usable by people with disabilities without requiring an end-user to attach Assistive Technology to the product. Personal headsets for private listening are not Assistive Technology. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard
(b) When a timed response is required, the user shall be alerted and given sufficient time to indicate more time is required. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard. although rarely do we have any timed input except in the Biometric or password area and then the time limits are very long and may be reactivated by simply hitting "Retry"..
(c) Where a product utilizes touch screens or contact-sensitive controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with §1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products.  Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard option on all touch screen products (laptops, tablets, handheld pcs, LCD and CRT monitors).
(d) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Except for applications where such is expressly prohibited by Federal Security Requirements.
(e) When products provide auditory output, the audio signal shall be provided at a standard signal level through an industry standard connector that will allow for private listening. The product must provide the ability to interrupt, pause, and restart the audio at anytime. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard.
(f) When products deliver voice output in a public area, incremental volume control shall be provided with output amplification up to a level of at least 65 dB. Where the ambient noise level of the environment is above 45 dB, a volume gain of at least 20 dB above the ambient level shall be user selectable. A function shall be provided to automatically reset the volume to the default level after every use. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Also: Where needed, additional Audio Equipment may be ordered.
(g) Color coding shall not be used as the only means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard
(h) When a product permits a user to adjust color and contrast settings, a range of color selections capable of producing a variety of contrast levels shall be provided. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Standard
(i) Products shall be designed to avoid causing the screen to flicker with a frequency greater than 2 Hz and lower than 55 Hz. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products.  Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Horizontal Frequencies begin at 60 Hz.
(j) (1) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: The position of any operable control shall be determined with respect to a vertical plane, which is 48 inches in length, centered on the operable control, and at the maximum protrusion of the product within the 48 inch length on products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products.  Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Required auxiliary furniture.
(j)(2) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is 10 inches or less behind the reference plane, the height shall be 54 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Required auxiliary furniture.
(j)(3) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Where any operable control is more than 10 inches and not more than 24 inches behind the reference plane, the height shall be 46 inches maximum and 15 inches minimum above the floor. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Required auxiliary furniture.
(j)(4) Products which are freestanding, non-portable, and intended to be used in one location and which have operable controls shall comply with the following: Operable controls shall not be more than 24 inches behind the reference plane. Standard on all our PCs and Laptop products. Standard on all of our TV Monitors that include tuner circuitry. Standard on all of our 'Built In Cable Tuner" products for PCs and Laptops. Required auxiliary furniture.
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Section 1194.26 Desktop and Portable Computers - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) All mechanically operated controls and keys shall comply with §1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). Standard for all of our controls and keyboards. Standard.
(b) If a product utilizes touchscreens or touch-operated controls, an input method shall be provided that complies with §1194.23 (k) (1) through (4). Standard. Standard.
(c) When biometric forms of user identification or control are used, an alternative form of identification or activation, which does not require the user to possess particular biological characteristics, shall also be provided. Standard Standard.
(d) Where provided, at least one of each type of expansion slots, ports and connectors shall comply with publicly available industry standards Standard. Standard.
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Section 1194.31 Functional Performance Criteria - Detail
Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
Criteria Supporting Features Remarks and explanations
(a) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user vision shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired shall be provided. Standard on all Assistive Technology complying configurations. Standard
(b) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require visual acuity greater than 20/70 shall be provided in audio and enlarged print output working together or independently, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are visually impaired shall be provided. Standard on all Assistive Technology complying configurations. Standard
(c) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user hearing shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing shall be provided Standard on all Assistive Technology complying configurations. Standard
(d) Where audio information is important for the use of a product, at least one mode of operation and information retrieval shall be provided in an enhanced auditory fashion, or support for assistive hearing devices shall be provided. Standard on all Assistive Technology complying configurations. Standard
(e) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require user speech shall be provided, or support for Assistive Technology used by people with disabilities shall be provided. Standard on all Assistive Technology complying configurations. Standard
(f) At least one mode of operation and information retrieval that does not require fine motor control or simultaneous actions and that is operable with limited reach and strength shall be provided. Standard on all Assistive Technology complying configurations. Standard
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EXTENDED ACCESSIBILITY SUPPORT SECTION...

SCREEN READERS FOR PERSONAL COMPUTERS, LAPTOPS and SERVERS:

Screen Readers & Related Resources

This list of products is for reference purposes only and does not reflect endorsement by COMP AMERICA:

BRAILLE RESOURCES

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