TOPAZ® PHD 12-inch

Are you looking for a portable video magnifier? Would you like a solution for everyday reading and writing?

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Designed for everyday reading and writing, this intuitive and fully-featured video magnifier provides superb image quality in a compact and portable design.

More information about TOPAZ® PHD 12-inch

- Use for reading and writing
- 12-inch portable design
- Continuous zoom: 1.7x to 24x magnification

More information about TOPAZ® PHD 12-inch


Portable Video Magnifier designed for your lifestyle.

Designed for everyday reading and writing, this intuitive and fully-featured video magnifier provides superb image quality in a compact and portable design.

The lightweight TOPAZ® PHD offers the comfort of a desktop video magnifier and folds away like a laptop. With auto-focus, a wide magnification range, intuitive controls, a wide choice of high-contrast semi-colour combinations, and adjustable reading lines and masks, the TOPAZ PHD offers the freedom to independently read and write anytime, and anywhere – around the home, office, classroom, or on the go.


  • 12-inch widescreen 
  • Continuous zoom: 1.7x to 24x magnification
  • Lightweight, collapsible and portable – quick and easy set-up
  • Plenty of working space to write and work comfortably beneath the camera
  • Auto-focus camera offering superb image quality
  • Separate self-viewing camera (up to 2.5x) – apply make-up more easily
  • Adjust the appearance of reading materials: 33 high-contrast combinations to choose from (see below)
  • Adjust the screen brightness to suit your eye condition
  • Tactile, coloured buttons/controls for easy adjustment
  • Adjustable reference lines and masks (either horizontal or vertical): easily keep your place and reduce glare
  • Find function: quickly zoom out, locate the next area of interest, and zoom back in
  • Slide Show mode for hands-free review: scrolls through images every 5 seconds
  • SD Card slot to quickly archive images (SD card available separately)
  • Carrying case included
  • Optional Lithium-ion battery pack (4 hours continuous use, approximately 3.5 hours charge time)
  • Optional XY table for more fluent reading


Standard Reading Colour Modes*

There are six factory default colour modes and 27 additional semi-colour modes that can be activated. Select the colour mode that best suit your visual needs, for example, yellow text against a black background:

  • Full Colour (True Colour natural image for viewing photographs)
  • Full Colour (High Contrast colour)
  • White text on Black background / Black text on White background
  • Yellow on Black
  • Yellow on Blue


Configurable Semi-Colour Modes*:

  • Greyscale (for viewing multi-colour adverts)
  • Black on Yellow
  • Black on Green / Green on Black
  • Black on Red / Red on Black
  • Black on Violet / Violet on Black
  • Black on Amber / Amber on Black
  • Black on Orange / Orange on Black
  • Black on Blue / Blue on Black
  • Blue on Yellow
  • White on Blue / Blue on White
  • White on Red / Red on White
  • White on Violet / Violet on White
  • White on Green / Green on White
  • White on Amber / Amber on White
  • Yellow on Green / Green on Yellow



  • Working space beneath the camera:
    24.8 cm / 9.75 inches
  • Folded, and ready to carry: 
    34.3 x 31.7 x 6.1 cm / 13.5 x 12.5 x 2.4 inches
  • Height, when open and ready to use: 
    28.6 to 54.0 cm (11.25 to 21.25 inches)



  • 3.8 kg / 8.4 lbs 
  • 4.3 kg / 9.4 lbs (with the optional battery) 

*Specification subject to change


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