Simplified closed circuit television magnifier for the partially sighted

Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 1993 Jan;13(1):95-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-1313.1993.tb00432.x.


Although the use of closed circuit television (CCTV) magnifiers is now well established, the instruments tend to be bulky, complex and expensive. A magnifier is described which consists of a miniature TV camera used as a hand-held scanner, which can be plugged into a wide variety of monitors and television sets.

MeSH terms

  • Blindness / rehabilitation*
  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Sensory Aids
  • Television / instrumentation*