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Optelec ClearReader+

Would you like your daily newspaper to be read aloud to you? The ClearReader+ scans and reads documents just at the press of a button.

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.

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Instant reading

Rediscover the joy of reading anytime and anywhere. Within a few seconds, the ClearReader+ scans any magazine articles and reads them to you in naturally sounding voices.

Intuitive operation

The  ClearReader+ is designed for simplicity. Its buttons are easy to operate and have distinctive shapes. This helps you to control the integrated state-of-the-art technology without any effort.

Quick voice selection

With the ClearReader+ Basic you can choose between 59 available high-quality, naturally sounding male and female voices in 31 different languages to read text alound. By using the easy to operate buttons, you can match the language of your document with that of your unit easily.

Saving and retrieving documents

With the ClearReader+ you have the option to save your post or interesting articles for later reference. You can archive single and multiple page documents and access them when needed.

Portable solution

Benefit from the portable design and use the ClearReader+ anywhere in your home. Move the unit around easily by using the convenient foldable carrying handle.

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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