Magnify documents and objects brilliantly with this portable, eight-inch touchscreen video magnifier packed with all-new features.

The Compact 8 offers brilliant image quality, allowing you to read magnified text (up to 30×) in high contrast colours and view objects from a short distance. The generous eight-inch touchscreen provides maximum overview by letting you fit more text on the screen.

Optolec's Dynamic Contrast feature enhances the contrast of similar colours to provide sharper, clearer, and more defined images. In some cases, making undetectable text visible again!

It's easy to zoom in and out of your targeted live view and swipe (pan) in all directions to read and magnify this larger field of view – all without physically moving the device. And by folding out the built-in reading stand, the Compact 8 is ideally positioned at a comfortable reading/viewing angle – no need to hunch over your reading matter.

You can also use the Compact 8 to view objects or text from a short distance, for example, a café menu or bus timetable. Use the magnifier in live-view or snap a picture and magnify and pan the displayed image as needed.

For more details about this product, check the product instructions manual (in the User Guides tab) to help you decide if this product is suitable for you.


  • Generous eight-inch touchscreen.
  • Magnification up to up to 30×.
  • Large field of view.
  • Vibrant, high-definition image quality.
  • Portable, low-profile design.
  • Live image panning – zoom in and out and swipe in all directions.
  • Line markers and masking features for focused reading.
  • Advanced features for colour blindness.
  • Two HD cameras for document and distance viewing.
  • Storage capacity: 40GB.
  • TV output via Miracast or USB to HDMI (not included).
  • Four default high-contrast colour viewing modes (13 customisable colour options also available).
  • Protective carry case and lens cloth included.
  • Size: 20.5 × 13.9 × 2.5cm (8.07 × 5.47 × 0.98 inches).
  • Weight: 774g (1.7lbs)


  • Li-ion rechargeable battery, 3.7V, 7,600mAh, 28Wh.
  • Run time: 3.2 hours.
  • Charge time: Up to four hours.
  • USB-C to USB-A power cable and adapter supplied.


Two-year manufacturer’s warranty.

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Important – order cancellations and returns

We are unable to cancel your order once it has been placed. Should you change your mind about this special order product, you will need to accept the delivery and then contact RNIB Helpline to arrange its return; guidance on how to do this can be found in our Returns Policy.

This product is returnable within 14 days of receipt in an “as new” condition in original, undamaged packaging.

We kindly ask our customers to ensure that any faulty products being returned are packaged securely for stable transit, or the warranty may be voided. Where possible, please use the original packaging.

This item is eligible for VAT exemption.

Barcode: HC135

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