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Compact 5 HD


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Experience a revolutionary breakthrough in electronic handheld low vision technology with the Optelec Compact 5 HD portable video magnifier. In High Definition, you can now read from glossy magazines, letters, displays and price tags in two different ergonomic reading positions. Lightweight, always in focus and easy to use, the Compact 5 HD is the first true replacement of the traditional optical magnifier that will grow with your needs featuring the lowest and widest magnification range from 1.5 to 18 times zoom.

Photos of two Compact 5 HD users. Ergonomic Design:

Use the Optelec Compact 5 HD in two ergonomic positions. Open the Compact 5 HD for a perfect reading angle and move smoothly across newspapers and magazines. Alternatively, close the Compact 5 HD for use on-the-go, spot reading and distance viewing (up to 4 feet).

Animated image of the Compact 5 HD Portable Video Magnifier in its open and closed positions.

Small, Lightweight and Easy to Use:

The Compact 5 HD is small and light enough to fit in your pocket or purse and features a 5-inch widescreen. The buttons are easy to see and operate. To meet your specific needs, each Compact 5 HD setting can be customized and saved using the special large icon menu as illustrated to the right.

See the Difference in High Definition:
Using the latest High Definition 8 megapixel camera, the Optelec Compact 5 HD offers so much more than standard hand-held video magnifiers:

  • 4 times increased field of view compared to standard hand-held video magnifiers
  • 3 times higher resolution and auto-focus camera offering superior image quality at every magnification level
  • 16 high contrast color combinations for easier reading and to help reduce eye strain
  • A patented lighting system eliminates glare and light reflections when reading glossy documents and displays

Key Benefits:

  • Continuous zoom: 1.5 to 18 times magnification
  • 8 megapixel High Definition and Auto-Focus camera for superior images and intuitive reading
  • 5-inch full color TFT widescreen display with pocket-sized dimensions
  • 16 high contrast colors to reduce eye strain
  • Low vision large icon menu with the ability to customize settings per user
  • Ergonomic design with two reading positions:
    - Raised screen position for comfortable viewing and designed to move smoothly over reading materials
    - Closed for use on-the-go, spot reading and distance viewing (up to 4 feet / 1.2 meters)
  • Innovative lighting system to reduce glare and light from glossy documents and displays
  • Snapshot facility with audio indication sounds
  • Rechargeable battery offering an average of 3 hours continuous use
  • Carrycase and wrist strap included


  • Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.5 x 0.9 inches / 13.7 x 8.8 x 2.3 cm
  • Weight: 10.4 ounces / 294 grams

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Images of the Compact 5 HD illustrating minimal and maximum magnification levels available through its continuous zoom  feature.

Photo of the Compact 5 HD with its included Carrying Case.

Compact 5 HD Demonstration Video
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Power Requirements: Charge Compact 5 HD with a standard AC adapter power setup. Input: 50-60 HZ, 120-240 VAC. With the proper plug adapter, the Compact 5 HD can be charged and used anywhere in the world where AC power is available.

Warranty: 2 year (US) with a 30-day money back guarantee.

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