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For eye care professionals

Explore 8

The big picture in a small package

More than ever, people with low vision are looking for a lightweight tool to help them see clearly in their daily activities. The Explore 8, a Touchscreen HD handheld magnifier for people who prefer a large screen but still want maximum portability.
  • Patient benefits
    Compact and lightweight, with an 8 inch HD touch screen
  • Recommended for
    People who prefer a large screen but still want maximum portability
  • Technology
    Two 21 megapixel ultra HD cameras

The first 8-inch handheld magnifier on the market.

Compact and lightweight for life on the go, with an elegant, streamlined design - it is smaller, lighter and more
affordable than most 7-inch magnifiers on the market while providing a screen more than 30% larger, designed to
make life easier and a whole lot clearer.


Largest screen in the smallest package

The device boasts the largest screen in the smallest package, designed with the latest technology, innovative features and an easy to use touchscreen for unmatched mobility, comfort and convenience wherever you go.


Delivering unmatched image quality

The explorē 8 features two 21-megapixel cameras - one for things less than 15 cm away like documents, books and newspapers, and a second camera for distance viewing away to see things like street and store signs. 

Explorē 8 overview

Cutting-edge design

With its compact design and smart, intuitive features, the explorē 8 is changing the way vision-impaired people experience and interact with the world around them.
  • HD screen with stunning image quality
  • Rubberized grip to hold the device
  • Solid reading stand that sets up quickly and easily
  • Customizable features like preferred zoom level settings
  • Automatic toggle to switch easily between desktop and distance viewing

Next-level features

The explorē 8 may be compact but it packs a powerful punch, with a large Ultra HD screen for easy reading and a host of other cutting-edge features to help keep things in focus when you’re on the move.
  • Intuitive and easy to use with few buttons
  • Touchscreen to navigate easily through menus
  • Twin Ultra HD cameras with outstanding image quality
  • Large physical buttons to adjust magnification and contrast
  • Extra comfort with solid alloy folding stand for reading on tables

Intelligent software

The explorē 8 was designed to be as user friendly as it is intelligent, with next-level software made with the mobile user in mind.
  • HDMI compatible
  • USB C-type quick charge
  • Easily transfer images to and from a computer
  • Can be connected easily to a large screen TV
  • LED lights power off when device is raised
  • Auto shutoff after 1, 2, 5 or 10 minutes
  • Battery life : 4.5 hours




Explorē 8 brochure

Learn more about Explorē 8, the big picture in a small package

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Essilor Instruments brochure

Our goal is to provide ECPs equipment and services that meet their business needs whilst they build trustful relationships with their patients.

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