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CoaSt, ZEN, Readit Lite and Readit Bundle - with VAT relief

Product Code: K2289
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Introducing the CoaSt, ZEN, Readit Lite, and Readit Bundle, for comprehensive magnification at both distance and close-up, along with integrated text-to-speech functionality.

The compact and discrete CoaSt camera facilitates excellent distance viewing. The portable ZEN video magnifier enables close-up viewing with clear live image quality for easy note-taking. 

The Readit software complements both systems by incorporating text-to-speech functionality.

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Introducing CoaSt, ZEN, Readit Lite and Readit Bundle. The CoaSt camera allows for distance viewing, the ZEN close up reading and capturing of up to A4 sized documents and the Readit software adds text-to-speech functionality to both of these.

The CoaSt is a compact and inconspicuous camera that allows full access to whiteboards or projector screens when connected to a Windows computer, Android tablet or iPad. Weighing just 350g, this lightweight device boasts a 4 MP camera with an impressive 10x optical zoom. It comes with an adjustable height tripod stand. It gives business professionals and students unparalleled access to all the content they require.

Unique Features of CoaSt with Readit Software

All the features of CoaSt with Readit Lite, with the addition of all the features of the Readit software, which includes:

  • OCR and TTS: Instant OCR and text-to-speech with the latest human sounding voices (at both closeup and distance)
  • 6 powerful text views: Original Image (colour enhanced), Overlay, Column, Horizontal, Vertical and Word views make visually reading text in documents far more comfortable, faster and enjoyable. 
  • Smooth:  Up to 360 frames per second when panning and auto-scrolling documents means text is very sharp and clear even at very high speeds
  • Multi-page capture: High speed multi-page capture with background recognition recognises pages as quickly as they’re captured.
  • Navigation and Text Search: Navigate using the familiar navigation shortcut keys and jump straight to text faster than a sighted user with a book thanks with the powerful Find function. 
  • Multi-language: Supports over 30 languages (included) with automatic language detection and automatic voice switching based on the language. 
  • Document Import: Load PDFs, Word documents, image files etc. directly into Readit for them to be recognised and reformatted in any one of the 6 text views. 
  • Document export: Export any document from Readit to an accessible PDF (with text font and colour enhanced), Word file, txt, rtf, MP3 (to listen to) etc. 
  • Print to Readit: Any software with a File -> Print function can have its document printed directly into Readit within seconds
  • Screenshot OCR: Instantly capture anything on screen and have it read aloud and shown in our chosen text view
  • Copy and Paste: Copy and paste documents into Readit, or copy text within Readit to paste into your text editor using standard shortcut keys

Coming soon to all platforms

  • Auto pan: Further enhances speed and comfort by smoothly panning back to the beginning of the next line of text. No swiping, arrowing or mouse dragging required

Feature Table

Software:Readit LiteReadit Lite
Platform:WindowsiPad / MacWindows

Video StabilisationYNY
Video De-noisingYN (coming soon)Y
Real-time Video DeskewingN (coming soon)YN (coming soon)
Video Recording (with audio)N (coming soon)YN (coming soon)
Software Zoom and Focus ControlYNN (coming soon)
Motion StopYN (coming soon)Y
Dual Camera Support (CoaSt and ZEN)N (coming soon)YN (coming soon)
CoaSt Table ClampYYY
Closeup document / object / handwriting magnification
CoaSt Duo Pivoting Table ClampNNN
10x Optical Zoom (distance)YYY
8x Digital ZoomYYY
4MP 30fps and 1080P 60 fpsYYY
Low Light EnhancementYYY

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Resolution & Frame Rate:

1080P 60 fps

4MP 30 fps (default)

Zoom: Optical

10x optical

Zoom: Digital

4x minimum


Further than someone with 20:20 vision

Physical controls:

Zoom In / Zoom Out buttons


Automatic. Manual focus selectable with adjustable focus


Windows, macOS, Android Phone / Tablet (with USB 3.0 connection)
Windows Camera App, Zoom, Teams, Skype etc. Any app that can use a webcam


Via Readit Lite App or Readit software (initially Windows only)


1 x USB3.0 port (type A). Includes USB A to USB C adapter


None. USB powered - maximum 1.85 watts while zooming

Dimensions: L x W x D:

85 x 50 x 262 mm
3.3 x 2.0 x 10.7 inches

Tripod unfolded: Minimum height:

204 mm / 8 inches

Tripod unfolded: Maximum height:

430 mm / 16.9 inches

Unfolded tripod diameter:

240 mm / 9.4 inches

Typical additional table width required (with 1 tripod leg behind laptop screen):

140 mm
5.5 inches


350g / 0.8 lbs

Desk Clamp Specifications

Maximum height when mounted in Desk Clamp:

500 mm
19.7 inches

Clamp Dimensions: L x W x D
(when clamped to a typical desk):

195 x 70 x 75 mm
7.7 x 2.8 x 3 inches

Maximum desk thickness for clamp:

60mm / 2.4 inches

Castle Clamp Weight:

420g / 0.9 lbs


Transport case

Lens cleaning cloth

USB 3.0 extension cable - 1.8m / 6ft

USB-C to USB-A adapter

Ful Readit software as well as access to Readit Lite Apps

Software Features

Includes all the features of Readit Software

Readit Lite Apps include:

2 colour mode

Auto updates

Focus lock

Image stabilisation

Manual focus adjustment

Overview mode

User presets

Optical / digital zoom selection with digital panning

Touch screen support

Image saving

Video recording