True, portable video magnifier with great image quality. 17.3" monitor, Full HD camera.
MagniLink Zip 17 FHD is a true, portable video magnifier with a Full HD reading and distance camera as well as a low-vision adapted 17.3” monitor. It has all the functions offered in a desktop video magnifier, but can be folded and carried to another location easily. The camera also provides a Mirror mode, ideal for make up and similar.
This is a good choice for users that read frequently and sometimes need to move their video magnifier between different locations, for example home and work, hotel, summer house, etc. The stylish, space-saving design makes MagniLink Zip easily placed in both homes, schools and workplaces.
Full HD provides the greatest image quality ever and is the best choice for RP users because it offers incredible contrast and low initial magnification.
A slim, dockable X/Y table with friction brakes X- and Y-wize for smooth and convenient reading is available as option. Other accessories are a battery, providing up to 4.5 hours operation, computer connection and TTS-software for PC and Mac, that can be used to OCR-process printed text and have it read aloud.
Then you should use the software MagniLink MacViewer that enables your MagniLink Video Magnifier to operate with your Mac computer. If you want to download the software MagniLink MacViewer follow the link here (for macOS version 10.14 or later).
For old versions of macOS you can download:
MagniLink S software v 2.5 Full version for Mac
(for macOS versions 10.11 to 10.14)
|MagniLink S software v 2.3 Full version for Mac
(for macOS versions older than 10.11)
Then you should use the software MagniLink PCViewer that enables your MagniLink Video Magnifier to operate with your PC. If you want to download the software MagniLink PCViewer follow the link here.
End User Configuration, EUC
There is also an updated End User Configuration software available for all PC users.
EUC is a configuration program that can individually modify the settings according to the user, for ex magnification (max min), guiding line (colour thickness), curtains, lighting, grey scale and artificial colours. Finding specific settings or sometimes removing functions will facilitate both for the user and the low vision therapist/trainer. Free software from LVI. You will need a USB cable (standard-A plug and standard B-plug) to transfer the EUC software to your video magnifier. The EUC software and the cable can be ordered from LVI.
How to exchange battery:
How to handle the MagniLink Zip: