RNIB BDP400 - Big Button Talking Telephone

The only Telephone for the visually impaired designed by the RNIB!


After a number of years developing a fully functional talking telephone the BDP 400 has been produced through collaberative design with the RNIB. The BDP offers tactile buttons, speech of the date, time, menu, names, numbers, commands and of course the vocalisation of the person who is calling you, be it the name (through the phone book entry) or simply the telephone number calling you.


The BDP has been designed for those who are visually impaired given those features above and also the hearing impaired offering features of amplified tone, speech and recieving volume control as well as the extra bright visual ringer.



  • Different tactility to the buttons – touch and feel!
  • Unique ergonomic design for easy usage by blind users
  • Unique choice of colours and fonts for best contrast for the visually impaired
  • Vocalisation of all the menu, names, numbers and commands
  • HEAR each command spoken with a touch of the buttons
  • Talking Caller ID
  • Vocalised stamp of date and time
  • Register of last 64 incoming calls with name and number
  • Record names in the memories and HEAR them spoken as a call comes in CALLING/TALKING
  • Easy to use navigational menu
  • Adjustable receiving volume control up to 40dB
  • Adjustable receiving Tone control +/- 10dB
  • Pause, Flash, Mute
  • 3 one-touch memory buttons
  • Phone book with 50 numbers
  • Big button keypad
  • Extra loud hands free speakerphone with volume setting
  • Last number redial
  • Time break recall
  • Hearing Aid Compatible
  • Extra bright visual ringer indicator
  • Adjustable ringer volume control
  • 3 ringing melodies



  • Extra large FSTN display: 11 x 15cm
  • Characters size: 23mm
  • Size with display open: 18 x 35 x 7cm
  • 4 X AA batteries (not included)
  • Adjustable receiving volume control up to 40dB
  • Adjustable receiving tone control up to +/- 10dB 



Price (with VAT Relief):
Code Priceinc VAT Delivery
HE56 £106.74 Standard Delivery

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