This half bottle shaped gadget is rather fun and unique. Its the Lucas Electronic Magnifier which magnifies text or images and shows it on your television. Put a newspaper or a book under it, connect it with the TV and see the magnified image on your television. Lucas features a 1/4″ CCD color camera and a control to handle magnification ratio. However, the ratio also varies with the size of television.
The Lucas is made up of acrylic resin, aluminum and glass lens for camera. The price tag is $329 for the whole set which comes with the magnifier, AC adaptor and an instruction manual.
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