Imagine your daily newspaper or favourite book being read aloud by a natural sounding voice within a matter of seconds? Are you searching for a portable and stylish device that scans and reads printed documents at the press of a button?

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  • 14-day money-back guaranteeIf the product is not suitable you can return it post-free
  • Fast deliveryUsually delivered within 5 working days
  • FreephoneCall Free on 080 8090 8090 if you have any questions
  • WarrantyThis product comes with a 2 year warranty (excluding batteries)

An award-winning portable and stylish audio text reader offering accurate OCR and text-to-speech technology, naturally sounding voices and easy to operate buttons.

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- Click and begin listening in a few seconds
- Intuitive operation - simple adjustment controls for play, pause, forward, back, reading speed, volume and voice selection
- Compact, portable and easy to carry with a built-in carrying handle

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Rediscover the joys of reading anytime and anywhere with the award-winning Optelec ClearReader+, combining fast text-to-speech, a choice of high quality naturally sounding voices, and all in an attractive portable design. Simply switch-on, scan your printed reading material and start listening in an instant.

Use anytime, anywhere

The Optelec ClearReader+ is portable and battery powered and can be used around the home, on holiday, at school or at work, making it ideal for reading a recipe in the kitchen, a book in the library, today's newspaper in the garden or reviewing bills.

Did you know the Optelec ClearReader+ has won numerous awards?

Add an optional Feature Pack

Whether you are blind or experience partial sight loss, expand the functionality of the Optelec ClearReader+ by connecting an optional Feature Pack.

Save and retrieve documents

With the small SD memory card pre-installed and the navigation control panel connected, you have the freedom to scan and save printed books and magazines for reference at your convenience.


Connect the Optelec ClearReader+ to an Optelec TwinView monitor or a separate screen and simultaneously listen to and view documents 'in-sync' as they are read aloud and displayed in an easily recognisable high contrast typeface, as if it were in large print.  You can even use the magnification feature to enlarge handwritten notes and photographs.


Key benefits:

  • Choose from 31 reading languages, and 59 voices/accents
  • Click and begin listening in a few seconds
  • Intuitive operation - simple  adjustment controls for play, pause, forward, back, reading speed, volume and voice selection
  • Compact, portable and easy to carry with a built-in carrying handle
  • Modern, stylish look
  • Built-in high quality stereo sound speakers
  • Integrated object lighting for reading in places with poor external lighting
  • High quality text recognition - automatically recognises columns
  • Headphone connector - connect a headset and listen discreetly
  • HDMI port
  • Use from mains power or the on-board rechargeable Li-ion batteries providing up to 5 hours continuous use
  • Automatic language detection: if the scanned content is in an alternative language (eg. French or German), the reading voice is automatically selected (if available).

Supported languages - activate as many voices as you wish from the following list:

  • English (British accents): Daniel and Serena.
  • Other English accents: Irish (Moira), Scottish (Fiona), American (Tracy, Samantha and Tom), Australian (Karen, Tyler and Lee), and Indian (Deepa, Veena)
  • European voices: French (Aurélie, Thomas and Margaux), German: (Anna, Andreas, Julia and Klaus), Spanish-Castilian (Antonio and Ines), Catalan (Montserrat and Laia), Italian (Federica and Luca), Danish (Mette and Rasmus), Norwegian (Bente and Olav), Swedish (Elin and Erik), Swedish-Finnish (Samuel), Finnish (Onni and Sanna), Portuguese (Joana and Celia), Polish (Ewa and Ania), Turkish (Yelda and Ipek), Czech (Zuzana and Eliska), Greek (Melina and Dimitris), Romanian (Ioana), Hungarian (Mariska), Dutch (Claire, Daan, Jasmjn), Dutch-Belgian (Ellen, Jeroen and Zoe), Slovak (Laura), and Bulgarian (Daria).
  • Other voices:  Spanish-US (Rosa), Spanish-Mexican (Paulina), Brazilian Portuguese (Marcia) and Russian (Milena and Alyona).


  • High quality document capture facility, using a camera with state of the art optics and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology.
  • Dimensions: 23 x 24 x 10 cm / 9.1 x 9.4 x 3.9 inches
  • Weight: 2.46 kg / 5.4 lbs

Add additional functionality with an optional Feature Pack:

  • Handheld control panel includes easily recognisable and tactile controls at your fingertips
  • Archive single and multiple page documents to the SD memory card (included)
  • Expandable USB memory (available separately)
  • Connect to a screen and enjoy powerful magnification up to 16 times the original scan size
  • High contrast viewing - select your preferred text and background from a choice of 12 colour combinations
  • Choose either column and line view - words are highlighted by a block or box for easier viewing
  • Maximum screen resolution supported is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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