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Displaying TV Channel Numbers clearly

My elderly father (98), eyesite is not so good now. He simply cannot see the TV channel number, displayed electronically in the upper right hand corner of his TV set (Sony), most of the time. Like I said it is his eyes, not the TV set....which is clear for the rest of us.
Is there any device I can purchase to assist him when viewing channel numbers?

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Hello jdillion,

I do not believe that such a device exists, however I do have some options for you:

1) get a magnifying window to put in the corner where the number is to magnify that section for your father.

2) Have TV repair shop install a signal to voice converter to take the number generated signal and convert it to a voice so that way the changing of the channel will be heard as a voice as opposed to a number.

3) Have the number geometry changed by a TV repair shop with the ability to reprogram the EEPROM that controls the number generation circuit.


I hope these suggestions give you some idea of what is possible.

Thank you,

Shuttle83

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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