Help Using this Site

We are committed to helping everyone access this website and hope you find it easy and enjoyable. However, if you do have difficulty viewing the site, there are some things you can do to help make it easier:

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If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please contact us.


Change the settings on your browser

Most browsers allow you to tailor your browsing experience to your needs. Tools and features built in to the browser will help you change colours, change the type and size of fonts and even block content.
  1. Resizing fonts

    If you have a mouse with a wheel you can alter the size of the text size by holding down ctrl (PC) or command (Mac) on your keyboard while scrolling the mouse wheel up and down. Alternatively, you can use the contextual menus:
    Resizing fonts on common browsers
    Browser Instructions
    Internet Explorer View > Zoom
    Mozilla Firefox View > Zoom
    Opera View > Zoom
    Google Chrome Wrench icon > Zoom
    Safari (Mac) View > Zoom In | Zoom Out
  2. Enabling JavaScript

    We use JavaScript to display price and stock information and to handle credit–card payments. If you do not enable JavaScript you may not be able to use these features. Please enable JavaScript to get the best experience of using this site.
    How to enable JavaScript
    1. Internet Explorer
      1. Open Internet Explorer.
      2. On the “Tools” menu select “Internet Options”.
      3. Click on the “Security” tab.
      4. Pick the “Internet Zone” icon and click the [Custom Level...] button.
      5. Scroll down to “Scripting”.
      6. Under “Active Scripting”, choose the Enable radio button.
      7. Under “Scripting of Java Applets”, choose the Enable radio button.
      8. Click OK.
      9. Select YES if a box appears to confirm.
      10. Click OK.
      11. Reload page.
    2. Firefox
      1. Open Firefox.
      2. On the “Tools” menu, click “Options”.
      3. Click the “Content” icon at the top of the dialogue box.
      4. Check the “Enable JavaScript” checkbox.
      5. Click OK.
      6. Reload page.
    3. Opera
      1. Open Opera.
      2. On the “Tools” menu, click “Preferences...”.
      3. Click the “Advanced” tab at the top of the dialogue box.
      4. Check the “Enable JavaScript” checkbox.
      5. Click OK.
      6. Reload page.
    4. Safari
      1. Open Safari.
      2. On the “Edit” menu, click “Preferences...”.
      3. Click the “Security” icon at the top of the dialogue box.
      4. Check the “Enable JavaScript” checkbox.
      5. Close the dialogue box.
      6. Reload page.

Accessing PDF Documents

The PDF file format is a common internet file format. It’s used because it faithfully preserves the look and feel of the original document complete with fonts, colours, images, and layout. We use PDFs for data sheets and other documents on this site. To open a PDF file you will need to download Acrobat Reader and install it on your computer. It is free of charge from the Adobe website.

Additional Tools and Resources

  • Accessibility Tutorials for Microsoft Products introduce you to some of the most commonly used accessibility features of Microsoft software, including Internet Explorer.
  • Firefox Accessibility Features that allow you to customize and use Firefox in a way that best suits your needs.
  • Accessibar is a toolbar extension for Firefox which aims at providing various accessibility features for users who could benefit from them.
  • Opera Tutorials provide the information you need to become an experienced Opera user.

Standards Compliance

  • Our pages aim to conform to a minimum Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines from W3C.
  • All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 Strict and use structured semantic markup.
  • We aim to make the site compatible with the most common browsers and use CSS2 to achieve this. However, if you use an older browser it may not support these coding methods. You will still be able to browse this site, but the layout may be affected. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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