MagniLink (Various Models)

One, S Premium 2, PRO, and TAB
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Product Description: 

MagniLink is a modular system of video magnifiers that allows the user to choose the key features according to their own needs.

Magnilink One 

Foldable and portable video magnifier. It features tactile menu buttons for ease of operation. 

Magnilink S Premium 2 

Can be connected to a computer (PC/Mac/Chromebook) or a monitor. Options include Text-to-Speech.

Magnilink PRO

Intended for visually impaired professionals at work. This model is tall enough to accommodate large books or file folders.  Can be connected to a computer (PC/Mac/Chromebook) or a monitor. Options include Text-to-Speech.

Magnilink TAB

Tablet solution based on a Microsoft Surface Pro, featuring built-in OCR and both near and long-distance viewing capability. 

Main Features: 

The Magnilink One includes these features:

  • Control panel with tactile buttons.
  • Monitor is Low Vision adapted and offers an anti-glare surface and high contrast. 

The Magnilink S Premium 2 includes these features:

  • Easy to carry, for example, between home and school or a workplace.
  • Can be connected to a computer (PC/Mac/Chromebook) or a monitor.
  • Foldable support legs minimize the footprint and make it possible to place the unit tightly alongside a laptop, either on the left or the right side. Fits on small desktops.
  • Easily switch between distance and reading mode by turning the camera head and flipping up the camera lens.
  • Included software: Software for computer connection is included. The software controls the units features, such as magnification, artificial colors and brightness and provides the user with the facility to make individual adjustments. 
  • Optional text to speech (TTS) for PC and Mac:
    • Add TTS  as an option for multiple functions, including speech output. Text is read line by line, word by word, character by character, picture and word, and picture and line, and can be presented on the screen, synchronized with the audio.
    • The software automatically detects the language being used in the text and reads the text with a corresponding voice. 
    • The text can be saved and opened in a text editor for proofing or processing.
    • Up to a full A4 page (US Letter) can be scanned at once and by using keyboard commands a user can scan multiple pages.

The Magnilink PRO includes these features:

  • Combination FHD 1080p reading/distance/mirror camera.
  • Ergonomic Control box with programmable buttons.
  • Software for PC/Mac: including software Split functionality.
  • Portability: It’s easy to fold and unfold and comes with a carrying bag. 
  • Capture pictures with the reading camera – or record lectures with the distance camera and watch them again. 
  • 20x optical zoom and a number of LVI image enhancement techniques.
  • Saves everything: Capture pictures with the reading camera – or record lectures with the distance camera and watch them again. 
  • On-Screen Display: Selected functions are confirmed with clear information on the screen to ensure that the correct function is selected. Choose between several languages in the OSD menu.
  • The included MagniLink S software is compatible with several other commonly used software, such as ZoomText, SuperNova, and iZoom in Windows 7/8/10.
  • Customize functions: The included control box controls all functions and allows an ergonomic position. Two buttons are programmable and can be set to the most frequently used functions and settings.

The Magnilink TAB includes these features:

  • Combination magnifier and Microsoft Surface Pro tablet.
  • 12.3” screen gives the user a complete mobile solution. 
  • Use it as a video magnifier with built-in OCR, or as a complete computer.
  • Use the internal camera for reading or the external camera for both distance and close-up viewing.
  • Easily connected to a network with WiFi. Use different accessories connected with Bluetooth. 
  • Touchscreen with low-vision adapted buttons. Control the unit by gestures or connect a Bluetooth keyboard and control it by hotkeys. The functionality is adaptable to the individual user by removing and customizing features.
  • With built-in OCR and TTS, text can be read aloud. 
  • Several different viewing modes are available for increased reading speed, reading endurance and more relaxed reading.
  • Foldable and lightweight with easy and quick startup.

Primary Specifications: 

These specifications are common to all versions:

  • Compatible with PC and Mac.

The Magnilink One includes these additional specifications:

  • Size: 17-inch monitor. 
  • Camera: HD 720p.
  • Magnification range: 1.7-45x.
  • Dimensions folded: 16.5x18.9x.7 in.
  • Dimensions unfolded:  16.5x15.2x.22 in.
  • Weight: 9.5 Ibs.
  • Resolution: 1600x900.
  • Camera resolution: 1280x720.
  • Focal range: 0-60 mm.
  • Contrast: 400:1. 
  • Lighting: LED.

The Magnilink S Premium 2 includes these additional specifications:

  • Software is available in versions for PC, Mac, and Chromebook.
  • Connections: USB 3.0 (type C), HDMI Resolution HD: 1280 x720 FHD: 1920 x1080.
  • Magnification range: HD: 1.4x-75x-720p (15,4” widescreen) FHD: 1.1x-75x-1080p.
  • Color modes: Natural colors, 12 artificial colors, grayscale, fully customizable.
  • Viewing modes: Reading, distance, mirror.
  • Weight: 4.2 lbs.
  • Compatible with: ZoomText, Dolphin SuperNova, Full split-screen functionality.
  • System Requirements: PC: Windows 7 or later, Mac: Mac OS X 10.6 or later, Chromebook: Chrome OS 59 or later.

The Magnilink PRO includes these additional specifications:

  • Computer resolution: 1280x1024, 60Hz to 1920x1080, 60Hz SVGA to full HD.
  • Magnification: 1.1-70x.
  • Guiding lines/curtains: Horizontal/vertical.
  • Split screen (software): Split screen (full screen/horizontal/vertical).
  • Camera resolution: True Full HD (1080p, 1920x1080).
  • Dimensions collapsed: 13x18.5x6, 7 in.
  • Dimensions in use: 13x15x20, 5 in.
  • Weight: 9 lb 15 oz.
  • Free working height 16.7”-18.1”.
  • Power source: Battery or AC.
  • Battery Operating time: 5-9 h.
  • Charging time: about 2.5 h.

The Magnilink TAB includes these additional specifications:

  • Tablet and stand:
    • Model:  Microsoft Surface Pro.
    • Screen size:  12.3”.
    • Resolution:  2736 x 1924.
    • Dimensions folded:  14.4x11.8x1.2 in (WxDxH).
    • Dimensions unfolded:  9x12.2x13.8 in (WxDxH).
    • Weight:  6.4 Ibs.
  • External distance camera:
    • Magnification: 0,8-40x (height 13 in).
    • Frame rate: 60 Hz.
    • Length: Camera and arm: 24.4 in.
    • Weight: 1.6 Ibs.

Options & Accessories: 

Accessories are available for purchase for these products. These include, but are not limited to: 

  • Magnilink S Premium 2:
    • HD camera or full HD camera.
    • Docking station with table clamp.
    • OCR and TTS function.
    • LVI Monitor 23".
    • LVI Monitor 18.5".
    • External control panel.
    • Docking station with XY reading table.
    • Smart 2-in-1 carrying case.
    • Docking station with plate.
  • Magnilink PRO:
    • XYtable.
    • OCR and TTS function.
    • Nonintegrated A4 reading table.
    • Battery for use up to 9 hours.

More Information: 

See Manufacturer's website about the Magnilink One.

See Manufacturer's website about the Magnilink S Premium 2.

See Manufacturer's website about the Magnilink PRO.

See Manufacturer's website about the Magnilink TAB.

The manufacturer offers two more series of video magnifiers. Please check entries for MagniLink Vision (Various Models) and MagniLink Zip Premium (Various Models).

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