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Checklist for Controls

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The controls are large
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
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There is enough spacing between controls
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
Colours are used to link information
No significant benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
No significant benefits ageing
The active controls are clearly distinguished from labels and displays
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
A typeface with good contrast on a plain background is used
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
The labels and instructions are large and clear
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
The labels are not obscured when the control is used
No significant benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The icons are meaningful and simple
No significant benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The control shape relates to its function
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The controls can be operated in low illumination conditions
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
Finger / hand reference points are available
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
Push buttons have a concave surface
Minor benefits blind
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
No significant benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
The controls are differentiated tactually
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
There is a raised dot on the number '5' of a numeric keypad
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
No significant benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The controls can be used with one hand
No significant benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The controls are multi-functioning
Minor benefits blind
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
Frequently used controls are located between waist and shoulder height
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
Similar functioning controls are grouped together
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
There is a logical sequence of operations
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
Not a lot of force is required to operate the control
No significant benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Major benefits physical
No significant benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The screen and the controls are colocated
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
The interfaces, messages and labels are consistent
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
The interface can be customised / configured by the user
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
There is auditory output for key presses and feedback
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
There is volume control for the auditory output
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
There is a headphone socket for auditory output
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
Tactile feedback is provided
Major benefits visual
No significant benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Minor benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
There is a facility for correcting input errors
Minor benefits blind
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
Training is provided in the use of the system
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing
There is an intelligent help facility
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
Minor benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Minor benefits ageing
Instruction manuals are available in alternative formats
Major benefits visual
Minor benefits hearing
No significant benefits physical
Major benefits cognitive
Major benefits ageing