RL & Associates, Inc.340 Bryant Street
San Francisco, California 94107
Telephone: 866-339-1180 or 415-512-1180.
Products distributed by RL & Associates, Inc. (listed alphabetically)
The Optron i-Stick is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a color camera and can be used with a laptop computer or a computer monitor. It provides magnification at a classroom desk or at the board in an auditorium, and can be carried from classroom to classroom and from building to building. The TwistCam camera has flexible positioning so that the picture on the screen is always level and upright at any angle for left- or right-handed users. The camera's swivel arm sits at an angle for a large magnification area, and can be straightened to a very high camera position for a better view of a blackboard and a 360-degree surround view. The magnifier comes with video-streaming and screen-shot software. POWER: Uses exchangeable battery. WEIGHT: 4 pounds.
Optron PCT is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier can be used with a television, a standard computer monitor, or an LCD monitor. It can also be connected to a desktop or laptop computer. It can be used at a desktop work area or for viewing a blackboard, overhead projector, or flipchart. Its color autofocus CCD camera can be rotated to almost any angle on a swivel arm. The camera has an 18 times zoom and can be rotated to almost any angle while the picture on the display remains upright and leveled. Display options include six different monochrome colors, reversed polarity, and a variety of other viewing functions. The magnification range is 1.5 to 70 times depending on the monitor used. The magnifier comes with a hard plastic carrying case. OPTIONS: Reading tray; system extension to raise the camera; dual monitor tand to provide space for two screens; split screen technology to display both the computer and the camera picture on the same screen; and a second camera to enable the user to see both a blackboard and the desktop on the screen at the same time. POWER: Uses 12 / 110 / 220 volts, 50 / 60 Hertz. WEIGHT: 8 pounds without carrying case and accessories.