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Optelec ClearReader Basic

Have the mail and favourite magazines read aloud by the Optelec ClearReader Basic.

  • Easy to use
  • Multiple voice options
  • Convenient to take with you

What is a reader

The ClearReader Basic read-aloud device reads out printed text. A clear voice reads the picture a few seconds after it is taken. There are different versions, mobile for home and on the go and a larger model for on the table where the buttons and speaker are larger.

About the ClearReader Basic

The ClearReader Basic is convenient device for converting text into speech. Have newspapers, documents and magazines read aloud in different languages, volumes and reading speeds to get the ultimate feeling of comfort and peace of mind.

Alternative products

Looking for a device with reading function and magnification?
Then take a look at the ClearView C Speech


For a full list of specifications and manual, check out the downloads below.


Frequently asked questions

  • What languages are supported?

    The languages and reading voices listed in the table below are available on the following Optelec Audio, Text-to-Speech solutions: 

    • ClearReader+ Basic
    • ClearReader+
    • ClearView-C Speech
    Language Reading Voice
    Bulgarian Daria
    Cantonese Sin-Ji
    Catalan Montserrat, Laia
    Czech Zuzana, Eliska
    Danish Sara, Magnus
    Dutch Claire, Daan, Xander
    Dutch (Belgium) Ellen, Jeroen, Zoe
    English (Australian) Karen, Lee, Tyler
    English (British) Daniel, Serena
    English (Scottish) Fiona
    English (Indian) Veena, Deepa
    English (Irish) Moira
    English (US) Ava, Samantha, Tom, Tracy
    Finnish Omni, Sanna
    French Aurelia, Thomas, Margaux
    German Anna, Markus, Petra, Yannick
    Greek Melina, Dimitris
    Hungarian Mariska
    Italian Federica, Luca
    Japanese Kyoko, Otoya, Ayane, Daisuke, Ichiro, Mizuki, Sakura
    Korean Sora, Yuna
    Mandarin (china) Tian-Tian, Bin-Bin, Li-Li
    Mandarin (Taiwan) Mei-Jia
    Norwegian Olav, Bente
    Polish Ewa, Ania
    Portuguese Joana, Celia
    Portuguese (Brazilian) Marcia
    Romanian Ioana
    Russian Milena, Alyona
    Slovak Laura
    Spanish (European) Antonio, Ines
    Spanish (Mexican) Paulina
    Spanish (US) Rosa
    Swedish Elin, Erik
    Swedish (Finland) Samuel
    Turkish Yelda, Ipek
  • My ClearReader+ reading device keeps playing the start-up sound

    Starting up the ClearReader+ reading device takes approximately 40 seconds. During the boot process you will hear a series of beeps. If the beeps continue for more than one minute, you can press and hold the power button for about ten seconds to turn off the device. – After a few seconds – restart the device.

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