A portable video magnifier that connects to any size TV or Monitor!

  • Wide viewing area – up to 8.5×11 size page
  • High magnification – 2.8x to 150x on a 24” monitor
  • 9 different color modes
  • Portable design – lightweight & foldable for travel
  • Easy-to-use tactile wire control pad
  • Plug directly into your TV or computer monitor
  • HDMI switch – No available HDMI ports? Helix can share


Affordable, versatile and extremely portable!

The Helix HD v2 is an affordable, high-definition video magnifier that can replace the function of a desktop video magnifier, but at a fraction of the cost. Additionally, Helix HD is lightweight and folds down, so you can also take it with you.

Just plug Helix HD v2 into the HDMI port in your TV or computer monitor and instantly magnify an entire 8.5×11 size paper up to 150x. And because you can plug it into any TV or monitor that has an HDMI port, you can change your screen size at your convenience. You are no longer limited to the built-in screen size of traditional desktop video magnifiers! 

Use the wireless keypad to control main features such as magnification, high-contrast color settings, reading lines and more! And if the 6 tactile buttons are too much, you can attached the magnetic overlay to reduce it down to 2 simple buttons.


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Who is the Helix HD designed for?

Who is the Helix HD v2 for?

If you’re struggling to read text & need something more powerful than an optical magnifier, the Helix HD v2 could be the ideal solution for you!

With magnification of up to 150x, enhanced reading colors, lines, blinds & unique signature box, everyday tasks that were difficult are now possible again; such as reading books, mail, & bank statements. You can also read cookbooks write letters, play cards, complete crossword puzzles and more!

Helix HD v2 is light enough to easily move around the home or office & connects to any television or computer monitor via an HDMI / DVI connection.

It has a simple tactile control pad which makes it easy to operate.

Helix HD v2 could be the ideal solution if you:

  • Are finding it difficult to read even when holding things close to your eyes.
  • Are finding it difficult to read with a magnifying glass.
  • Would like to be more independent and be able to read your own documents (mail, newspapers, bills etc).
  • Would like a portable solution that you can use around the house and at work.
  • Have dyslexia and find that changing the colors of text make documents easier to read.
Benefits of the Helix HD v2

HD image quality:

Helix HD v2 provides a significantly sharper & clearer image

High magnification range:

Smooth, continuous zoom from 2.8x to 150x on a 24″ screen. Fast 60 frames per second HD cameras allow reading at high speed with no blurring or ghosting, making reading faster & more pleasurable.

Integrated LED lighting:

With integrated LED lighting the Helix HD v2’s display is always clear and easy to read, even in low light conditions.

Enhanced reading colors dramatically improve contrast when reading.

8 colors plus a user selectable color are included.

Multiple Reading Guides:

Helix HD v2 features 6 guides which help you stay tracked on the correct line or column as you read. The unique signature box & multi-line mode also help with signing checks, filling in forms & writing on blank paper.

Work In-Line or Side-by-Side:

Helix HD v2’s unique wide-angle camera lenses & dual-working heights enable the camera head to easily fit under standard monitors when paired with the monitor arm accessory.

Easy to use Control Pad:

Helix HD v2’s easy-to-use, 6 control, tactile wireless keypad enables instant access to all its main features. If further simplification is required, simply attach the magnetic overlay to reduce the controls to just 2.

Freeze frame function:

Instantly freezes image on screen. Perfect for phone numbers, addresses, food labels etc.

Lightweight & foldable:

Unlike traditional desktop video magnifiers, the Helix HD v2 weighs only 2.5 lbs & folds down to only 3.1 inches thick which means it’s easy to take with you.


Magnification Range 
Magnification Range

2.8x to 150x
screen size
Screen Size
Screen not supplied
self viewing
Self Viewing
distance viewing
Distance Viewing
Reading area (At lowest magnification level)
Reading Area
(At lowest magnification level)
8.5×11″ (Letter)
on-screen reading & writing guides
Reading & Writing Guides
enhanced reading colours

Color Combinations
8 plus 1 customizable
reads out loud
Reads Aloud
freeze frame
Freeze Frame
image storage
Image Storage
touch screen
Touch Screen
external display connections
External Display Connections
HDMI – output
DVI – output
pc connectivity
PC Connectivity
Power type
Power Type
(control pad 2 x AAA batteries)


60 fps


2.5 lbs (2.8lbs with control pad)
dimensions folded
Dimensions folded L x W x H
15.7 x 5.9 x 3.1 inches
dimensions open
Dimensions open L x W x H
15.7 x 5.9 x 8.3 inches
dimensions control pad
Dimensions control pad L x W x H
4.6 x 4.3 x 1.3 inches
Footprint W x D
15.7 x 5.9 inches

clearance icon

5.8 inches


2 years
What's in the Box

  • Helix HD v2
  • User manual
  • Control pad
  • Magnetic control pad overlay 
  • HDMI cable
  • Power cable


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