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The Optelec Compact 4 HD is the first High Definition video magnifier that uniquely combines all the benefits of a hand-held and dome magnifier in a single design for a comfortable reading experience.

Use in combination with the detachable magnetic stand, and the Compact 4 HD’s special soft-touch coating is easy to grip and slides effortlessly over letters, books, magazines and photographs at an angled raised position. Without the stand, it becomes a pocket-sized, thin and lightweight magnifier for use on the go. Adjust the display settings to meet your specific needs by using the special large icon menu.

Features

  • Two parts incorporated in a single design and consisting of a viewer and detachable magnetic stand
  • Continuous magnification of 1.7X to 12X
  • High Definition auto-focus camera for superior images and intuitive reading
  • 4.3-inch full color TFT widescreen display
  • High contrast viewing modes for easier reading (set up to 4 combinations from a possible choice of 16)
  • Angled screen for comfortable viewing (when positioned on the detachable stand)
  • Designed to move smoothly over reading materials or hold for use on the go
  • Innovative LED lighting design for even illumination
  • Snapshot function with audio indication sounds
  • Large icon settings and information menu
  • 3-hour continuous use rechargeable battery; large icon battery status
  • Portable and lightweight at only:
    • Viewer: 8.7 ounces
    • Viewer with stand: 13.6 ounces
  • Dimensions:
    • Viewer: 5.1 x 3.2 x 1.1 inches
    • Viewer with stand: 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.9 inches
  • 2-year standard warranty

 

    Makes Reading Easy Again

    Does reading your newspaper or favorite book become too tiresome with a video magnifier? Do you lose time searching through text? Now enjoy the Optelec ClearView+ Speech, a completely new approach for the integration of OCR and text-to-speech technology in a desktop video magnifier. Just sit back, relax, and listen to any printed documents as they are read aloud.

    The ClearView+ Speech combines video magnification and accurate text-to-speech that makes it easy to select what you want to read. It allows you to enlarge materials to a more comfortable size or change the high contrast viewing modes with one master dial. To activate the Speech feature, just simply touch the screen and instantly enjoy listening to articles, letters and books with a natural sounding voice and full page overview.

    The Optelec ClearView+ Speech is available as a complete system or as a separate module. Thanks to its compatibility, all existing ClearView+ models (G1 & G2) will be upgradable; meaning you too can enjoy the new Speech functionality if you're an existing ClearView+ user!

    Read with reliable Speech Technology

    The ClearView+ Speech can instantly convert printed text into speech. Now you can enjoy having access to accurate information in a way that is most comfortable and easy for you, especially long text. The Point & Read interface allows you to simply touch the screen for the Speech feature, and then sit back, relax and listen. You also have the option to select video magnification to view photos, bills and read shorter text.

    Capture the whole page and navigate quickly

    The ClearView+ Speech displays full pages and automatically identifies the document or photo layout. Switch instantly between full view and navigate to various sections. Never lose track of where you are again!

    Point directly at columns or words and read

    To scroll within the magnified document, swipe your finger on the 24-inch HD touchcreen monitor. Simply tap a paragraph, column or word to activate the Speech function and instantly enjoy listening to articles, letters and books. That's how easy it is!

    Store documents or view your favorite photos

    You can enjoy the convenience of saving documents or viewing digital photos on a SD card or USB drive and access them when you need them.

    Key Features

    - Intuitive 24" HD Touchscreen monitor

    • - Read long documents with accurate and reliable Text-to-Speech
    • - Point directly at a column, paragraph or word & Read
    • - Capture the whole document with Full Page overview
    • - Navigate quickly with intelligent document layout recognition
    • - Swipe your finger to scroll through the magnified text or photos
    • - Read text in high contrast while viewing pictures in original color
    • - More than 50 reading voices in over 30 languages
    • - Document and photo storage to reference later
    • - Picture viewer with zoom and slideshow options to view favorite photos
    • - Continuous magnification of 1X to 85X (depends on model type)
    • - Ergonomic product design with customizable features
    • - Built-in high sound quality stereo speakers and headphone port
    • - Compatible with all existing ClearView+ Systems and easy to upgrade
    • - 3-year limited warranty

    The Optelec Compact+ portable video magnifier is the perfect combination of sophisticated design and functionality. Take the Compact+ on the go to read price labels, maps, bus schedules, directions and your favorite restaurant menus. Portable and lightweight for the active individual, magnify your text and images with ease and convenience.

    Features

    • One-button simplicity control
    • Adjustable magnification of 5X, 7.5X and 10X
    • 4.3-inch widescreen full-color display
    • Five high contrast viewing options available
    • Snapshot / freeze frame mode
    • Adjustable center camera for reading or quick writing
    • Collapsible handle for comfortable reading convenience
    • Portable and lightweight at only 10.6 oz.
    • Leather carrying case (included)
    • Available in six different colors
    • 3-hour rechargeable AA battery pack (included)
    • 2-year standard warranty

    The Optelec TwinView is the first 24-inch full High Definition low vision monitor designed for students and professionals who work with a PC and also need magnification. The TwinView combines the images of a desktop vide magnifier, such as the Optelec ClearView+, and a PC simultaneously on one monitor with intelligent, fully automatic split-screen capability. With just a few user-friendly controls, productivity is improved by more overview, less toggling and advanced functionality.

    Features

    • 24-inch High Definition widescreen monitor with a matte screen finish
    • Adjustable magnification of 1X up to 95X and multiple high contrast viewing options (only with the ClearView+)
    • Automatically adjusts the horizontal or vertical split-screen position
    • Unique 178º wide viewing angle
    • Free-standing, height-adjustable flexible monitor stand for a more comfortable reading posture
    • Highest HD resolution image quality with split-screen (1920 x 1080 pixels)
    • Fast and responsive real-time split-screen (60 frames per second)
    • Easy-to-use large buttons with high contrast icons
    • Compatible w/ ZoomText (>v. 9.4) or SuperNova (>v. 11.50)
    • Option to mount to an off-the-shelf monitor arm or in-line with the ClearView+
    • Monitor weight: 14.8 lbs with stand; 8.8 lbs without stand
    • 3-year standard warranty

    Does low vision keep you from the activities you love?

    Regain your independence with the Optelec ClearView+ desktop video magnifier. Read your morning newspaper, view family photos, enjoy hobbies, complete crossword puzzles or write checks with the touch of a button. The unique modular design allows you to customize a system to best meet your personal vision, usability and comfort needs. Ideal for extended reading and writing.

    Modularity

    Multiple Models Customized for YOU

    • Tailor-make your ClearView+ and include up-gradable features for your specific eye condition
    • Exchange modules to grow with you as needs or uses may change
    • Quality and instant in-home service and demonstration

    Ergonomics

    Proper Posture for Optimal Viewing

    • Controls are on the reading table to help avoid fatigue from continuous arm lifting when changing magnification, contrast and brightness
    • 5-directional Ultra Flexible Arm allows you to adjust the monitor to your preferred reading distance and angle
    • Lowest reading table allows a comfortable and natural reading posture

    Simplicity

    Easy-to-Use with One Master Dial

    • Adjust the image or text with one button
    • Smoothly move the Easy-Glide Reading table in any direction and lock without force by a "one-touch" electronic brake
    • Advanced functionality, yet easy to use

    Image Quality

    High Definition that Brings Life into Focus from 1X-95X

    • Exceptional quality, true color, smooth character edges, and minimum fading decreases eye fatigue
    • 30% more adjustable brightness and sharper contrast backgrounds thanany other video magnifier
    • Always-In-Focus technology for crisp clear focus and magnification level even while being moved on the reading table
    • Optimized position of light sources for even illumination without a distracting reflection

    Optelec offers the ONLY desktop video magnifier that can be custom configured to your exact needs and budget. We can help you get started today!

    Step 1: Choose a monitor size

    5 options available: 24" High Definition Widescreen, 24" TwinView PC Split-Screen, 22" Widescreen, and 18.5" Widescreen

    Step 2: Choose your model type

    3 options available: High Definition Color, True Color, Black & White

    Step 3: Select your advanced features

    2 optional upgrades: Basic Feature Pack, Advanced Feature Pack

     

    Enjoy faster reading for longer periods of time!

    The Optelec MultiView is a transportable, multipurpose video magnifier for document reading, distance and self-viewing with a versatile 3-in-1 flexible camera. The MultiView is designed to fit conveniently on any workstation and allows for simple transit and easy storage using the integrated handle. Users can focus on a wide range of activities including reading, writing, hobbies, needlework, or painting. Alternatively, tilt and rotate the camera for self-viewing grooming, or for distance viewing around the room.

    Features

     

    • Adjustable magnification of 3.5X to 79X
    • 19-inch full color wide screen
    • Flexible 3-in-1 camera for near, self or distance viewing
    • Multiple high contrast viewing modes and adjustable brightness
    • Tilt-and-swivel stable camera head for left and right-handed use
    • Transportable and simple to set-up
    • Ultra-slim, smooth gliding XY reading table for increased reading speed and comfort
    • Auto-focus camera and focus lock for writing or hobbies
    • User-friendly, intuitively located control panel with high contrast buttons
    • Protective, travel case with wheels (sold separately)
    • Weight: 27.5 lbs. without case; 40.4 lbs. with case
    • 2-year standard warranty

    Discover the power of using an ultra-slim electronic video magnifier. The Optelec Compactmini is the smallest and lightest electronic video magnifier offered by Optelec, designed as a simple and effective, high contrast alternative to a traditional optical magnifier. Read medicine labels, airline tickets, restaurant menus or price tags; the Compactmini delivers convenience in a modern, pocket-sized solution.

    Features

     

    • Adjustable magnification of 2X, 5X, 8X, and 11X
    • 3.5-inch full color screen
    • Multiple high contrast viewing options
    • Stored personal settings
    • Pocket-sized, lightweight at only 4.7 oz.
    • Centrally positioned camera for intuitive reading
    • Reading stand for steading reading position
    • Snapshot / freeze frame mode
    • Protective carrying case and wrist strap (included)
    • 3-hour rechargeable battery; auto-shut off to retain battery life
    • 2-year standard warranty

    Experience a revolutionary breakthrough in electronic hand-held low vision technology with the Optelec Compact 5 HD portable video magnifier. Lightweight, always in focus and easy to use, the Compact 5 HD offers two different ergonomic reading positions. In High Definition, you can now read from glossy magazines, letters, displays or price tags in both the lowest and widest continuous magnification range available. To meet your specific needs, each low vision setting can be customized and saved through a special large icon menu. A true replacement of the traditional optical magnifier.

    Features

     

    • Continuous magnification of 1.5X to 18X
    • 8 megapixel High Definition and Auto-Focus camera for sharp, clear image quality
    • 5-inch High Definition widescreen display
    • Two ergonomic positions: Closed for on-the-go, or raised screen for perfect angle and a steady position
    • 4 times increased field of view compared to traditional electronic hand-held magnifiers
    • 3 times higher resolution quality in all magnification levels
    • Patented indirect camera lighting system to eliminate glare when reading glossy materials
    • Large icon menu to save user settings
    • 16 high contrast viewing modes and adjustable brightness
    • Snapshot/freeze frame with continuous zoom capability
    • Portable and lightweight at only 10.4 oz.
    • 3-hour rechargeable battery; large icon battery status
    • Leather carrying case and wrist strap (included)
    • 2-year standard warranty

    The Optelec Compact 7 HD is the newest, truly portable 7-inch widescreen electronic video magnifier with High Definition image quality, extreme simplicity and an attractive style. Integrating the largest screen available in the Optelec Compact product family, it is still small enough to easily carry from one location to another.

    The high contrast widescreen provides an increased field of view and the ability to see even more of the material compared to traditional portable magnifiers. You can rely on the ultra sharp High Definition and Auto-Focus camera with a patented LED lighting system for even, glare-free illumination to deliver the best available image quality. Reading newspapers, letters or viewing photos anywhere at home, in the office, at school or on holiday is easier than ever!

    Features:

    • Continuous magnification of 2X - 24X
    • 7-inch High Definition full color TFT widescreen display
    • Immediate reading with “one-touch” to open and power on
    • 4-hour continuous use rechargeable battery; large icon battery status
    • Patented indirect camera LED lighting system for even, glare-free illumination
    • 8-megapixel High Definition and Auto-Focus camera
    • Large icon settings and information menu to save user settings
    • Adjustable brightness with full color photo mode and 16 high contrast color combinations
    • Two reading positions
    • Snapshot function with audio indication sounds
    • Carrying case, wrist strap and a microfiber screen cleaning cloth
    • Portable and lightweight at only 1.4lbs (22.6 oz.)
    • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.1 x 1.1 inches
    • 2-year standard warranty

    The Optelec ClearReader+ Advanced includes the Optelec ClearReader+ and Magnification Feature Pack. The Magnification Feature Pack expands the functionality of the Optelec ClearReader+ scanning and text-to-speech reading device, and now offers electronic video magnifier and document saving capabilities. By the press of a button, low vision users can both view and/or listen to scanned or saved text instantly and simultaneously with user-friendly controls.

    Connect the Optelec ClearReader+ to any VGA monitor, TV or video magnifier and select your preferred high contrast color and text magnification using the Magnification Feature Pack. View photos and save important documents on a SD memory card or USB flash drive for later reference.

    You can also use the Magnification Feature Pack and ClearReader+ with voice-only menu options. Blind users will be able to utilize the intuitive interface control to hear documents read aloud with preferred settings, and save materials with expandable memory options. 

    The Optelec ClearReader+ Advanced combines ease of use, video magnification, high quality multilingual speech output, and fast text-to-speech recognition technology with an attractive portable design. The Optelec ClearReader+ Magnification Feature Pack is also available separately for existing ClearReader+ users. 

    Overview

    • Modern design with a retro look and feel
    • Quality of sound
    • Excellent OCR performance on difficult brochures, flyers and newspaper columns
    • Intuitive user interface
    • Battery operated up to 5 hours
    • Modularity and ability to upgrade as technology advances
    • No fan for less noise and quiet when in use
    • Multiple languages integrated

    Key Features

    • 4 pre-selected reading voices (US Samantha, US Tom, Mexican Spanish Paulina, Canadian French Julie)
    • 42 total different voices available, in 29 languages with 3 in American English and 2 in Spanish
    • Photo and text mode (column and line view)
    • 12 selectable high contrast colors
    • Up to 16 X magnification of the original document
    • 3 menu options (advanced, basic, voice-only)
    • 2 font options (Arial and Verdana)
    • Save text, photos or books
    • Expandable memory on SD card or USB drive
    • 3 saving options (save without voice label, save with voice label, save book)
    • 2 word highlight options (block or box)

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