border line

The Visual-Tech Connection

- Your Source For

Enhanced Vision

Low Vision Aids -

horizontal line

Bookmark and Share

Merlin Basic


(Use with your widescreen DVI monitor)

Order Now

Photo of the Merlin Basic Video Magnifier Camera Base (use with your DVI monitor)

'Click' to Continue Shopping.


Photo of student using her Merlin Basic Camera Base with her user provided DVI monitor placed to the side. The Merlin Basic Color Camera Base by Enhanced Vision becomes a superior full-color, auto-focus, desktop video magnifier when connected to a user provided widescreen* DVI monitor. Designed with the low vision user in mind, Merlin Basic enables you to view images in vivid true color, black and white, high contrast positive, high contrast negative and in more than 20 other color select choices. Merlin Basic enables people with low vision to read, write, view photo's, enjoy crafts, hobbies and much more. Designed for the student, older adult and working professional, Merlin Basic enables you to regain visual independence.

* A standard 16:9 or 16:10 aspect ratio widescreen monitor with a
DVI video input. Merlin Basic can also work with an HDMI monitor but an additional DVI to HDMI adapter is required.

The Merlin Basic is designed to enhance the lifestyle of the visually impaired. The Merlin Basic has easy-to-use buttons that are also distinguishable by touch, you can enlarge or reduce the image in seconds, change viewing modes for easier visibility. The auto focus feature on Merlin Basic allows for optimum image quality for reading. If desired, the focus lock feature may be enabled for improved image quality when writing. The Merlin Basic easily connects to any standard widescreen monitor equipped with a DVI input. Although users may choose to place their monitor on top of the Merlin Basic, we would recommend placement of all lightweight flat panel LCD and plasma monitors to the right or left of the unit to avoid possible tipping.

Key Merlin Basic Features:

Optional DVI to HDMI Adapter: - Allows the connection and use of the Merlin Basic with a monitor that has an HDMI video-in connection. $15 (includes $3 extra Shipping/Handling).

Power Supply: 110-220VAC, 50-60Hz, 15VDC 1.2A. With the proper plug adapter, the Merlin Basic Camera Base can be used anywhere in the world where AC power is available.

General (Dimensions & Weight): Dimensions (base): 14.5"(H) x 19"(W) x 20.5"(D) (36cm x 48cm x 52cm)
Weight: 23lbs. (10.4kg)

Warranty: 3 year (US) with a 30-day money back guarantee.

All brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Click to verify BBB accreditation and to see a BBB report.



We accept MasterCard, Visa and Discover.We accept MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

Shipping/Handling Costs may be viewed on our Price List

All transactions secured with SSL

Option #1:

Our Americart Secured Server ( utilizes the McAfee HACKER SAFEŽ certification service to protect you from identity theft and credit card fraud.

Our Americart Secured Server ( utilizes the VeriSign SSL Certificate Service which helps enable secure online transactions.

Add this product to your "Shopping Cart" (you can always remove it later). Then click "Go to Checkout". There, your data will be SSL encrypted and safely processed through our Americart Secured Server ( Your order is then placed with us when you click "Submit Secure Order".

  DVI to HDMI Adapter
(add $15.00)


 Shopping Cart temporarily unavailable. Please consider another option below.

Option #2: Call us at 1-800-589-8835 and we will take your order over the phone, or email us at: to request that we call you for your order.
Option #3: Mail your check, money order, or Purchase Order to: The Visual-Tech Connection, P.O. Box 1996, Westerville, OH 43086. Or FAX your Purchase Order to: (614) 899-7553. (Purchase Orders accepted from major or recognizable companies, agencies, organizations, institutions only).
Option #4: Call us at 1-800-589-8835 to schedule a demo/delivery date for your CCTV, with payment due upon delivery (Please, Ohio residents only).
Option #5: Click here to visit our alternative website hosted by Enhanced Vision where you can find and order the product of interest online.
Re: Shipping & Delivery CCTVs are shipped by UPS or FedEx Ground Service usually within 1-2 days. If you are an Ohio resident and prefer personal delivery, we can usually provide such within 2-7 days.
Clickable image; Our Price Guarantee

Clickable image; Our Shipping, Handling and Return Policy.

Clickable image; Our Privacy Statement

Arrow pointing right to a clickable 'Continue Shopping' graphic

Arrow pointing left to a clickable 'Continue Shopping' graphic

The Visual-Tech Connection, P.O. Box 1996, Westerville, OH 43086
Phone: 614-899-9989 (Toll-Free: 800-589-8835) Fax: 614-899-7553

border line

web metrics