Wednesday, April 21, 2010

35x Monocular: View Nature, Sports at a Distance or Magnify Up-Close

The Extreme Close Focus Monocular from Carson Optical offers all the benefits of standard 7x power monoculars plus an extreme close focus of only 10 inches. You'll be able to view details of faraway objects as well as the objects right in front of you. This Monocular is so compact and lightweight you can take it with you anywhere. The Close-Up Monocular is perfect for butterfly viewing or low vision needs. Item #602718. Price: $17.95.

For more information or to place an order, please contact MaxiAids at 1-800-522-6294 or visit

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

New at MaxiAids! Prevail First Quality Incontinence Products

MaxiAids has expanded our line of incontinence products to include Prevail brand first quality protective underwear, briefs, pads and more. To view the entire product line go to and enter “Prevail” in the search box.

Friday, April 9, 2010

BookSense 2.0: Play Books, Music and Other Digital Files

The portable digital audio book player BookSense2.0 allows all users to access information for education, information, and entertainment, and is especially helpful to the blind and visually impaired. Students can access school textbooks, people in the workplace can stay current with journals or business magazines, and anyone can enjoy newspapers, favorite novels, a bestseller, and even their favorite music. Weighing only four ounces, it is portable, powerful and easily fits into a shirt pocket, backpack, or purse, so you can take it anywhere.

With the BookSense, you can access digital talking books from providers such as the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), BookShare, Audible, and Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D). Simply utilize the USB port to connect to your PC to transfer downloaded books and music to the SD memory card. The book reader on the BookSense supports several file formats, including txt, rtf, doc, docx, html, xml, brl, and brf. Use this feature to read your Microsoft Word documents, including Word 2003 and Word 2007.

It plays audio files, DAISY content, and reads documents. Secured-Digital (SD) memory card slot and a built-in digital recorder are all standard features. The media player supports a variety of formats, such as MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, and WMA. Use the media player to listen to your music collection, including music downloaded from Apple iTunes. Comes with a 2GB SD card for storing your DAISY books, music and other digital content. One-year parts and labor warranty (6 months on the battery).

Get more details about BookSense 2.0 or visit to view more products for the blind and visually impaired.