Skip to Content

AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

The Prisma

Product Category
CCTVs/Video Magnifiers

Product Description
Fold-up, color, portable, and lightweight video magnifier that comes with a carrying case and can be connected to a conventional television monitor of any size. Unlike handheld systems, the camera remains stationary, and text or objects are moved underneath the adjustable manual-focus camera. The camera can be raised or lowered to adjust the amount of magnification.

Ash Technologies

Distributed by
The Chicago Lighthouse

Distributor Contact
Order The Prisma from The Chicago Lighthouse Store

  • Reading Books and Periodicals
  • Reading Print
  • Writing
Manufacturer's Suggested Price

One year warranty.

Technical Support (Phone)
(800) 487-5389

Documentation Format
  • Electronic
  • Large Print
  • Print
Documentation Language
  • English (American)
Product Evaluation
Click here to read a review of the Prisma portable CCTV in the January 2004 issue of Access World

Computer Compatible

3x-30x on a 14" monitor
4x-40x on a 20" monitor

Monitor Size
  • Compatible with Various Monitor Sizes
Monitor Type
  • CRT
  • Flat Panel
  • Laptop Computer Monitor
  • LCD
  • PC Monitor
  • Stand-Alone
  • thin film transistor (TFT)
  • TV
  • VGA
Display Feature/Viewing Modes
  • Black & White
  • Full Color
  • Inverse Modes
  • Manual
Comes with XY Table

Mount Type
  • Stand
Rotating Camera

10"W x 16"D x 15"H

Size - Weight
3 lbs.

Accessories (Included)
  • AC Adaptor
  • Carrying Case
  • Connection Cables

Join Our Mission

Help us expand our resources for people with vision loss.