Read-it Zen MAX

A highly advanced portable video magnification system! Scan & read printed documents up to 11″x17″ in size!

  • Capture & read back documents in as little at 2 seconds
  • Scan documents up to 20 pages per minute, storing entire textbooks in minutes!
  • Use the high resolution (18 MP) camera and latest OCR engine for the highest accuracy down to text as small as 6pt
  • Capture an entire 11″x17″ book/newspaper spread at one time
  • Use like a CCTV – with Virtual X/Y Live View
  • Carry it with you: Folds down and only weighs 1.1lbs
  • Automatic language detection and switching – even on the same page
  • Capture text on odd and curved surfaces, like thick books and bottles


Connect this compact camera to your laptop to scan large textbooks in minutes. Then use the powerful magnification tools to explore the files!

Readit ZEN MAX is an advanced portable text to speech and video magnifier system that provides quick and accurate access to printed or electronic format documents. It is the only solution of its kind that can capture up to 11″x17″ sized documents.

It is ideal for visually impaired or blind computer users who want a compact and easy-to-use solution, weighing less than 3lbs!  It delivers excellent live image quality, allowing users to easily write or take notes underneath the camera.

Designed specifically for students, business professionals, and laptop users on the go, ZEN MAX’s lightweight and compact design means it can be easily moved between locations. The attachable positioning guide allows for easy document placement, even for users with no vision.

Readit ZEN MAX is designed for quick and easy setup, with a process that takes less than 10 seconds. Simply unfold the device, connect it to your laptop or PC using one USB cable, and you’re ready to go. No complicated assembly or additional connections required. 

It also features adjustable LED lighting, auto language detection in over 30 languages, and automatic table recognition.

The Readit v5 software, paired with Readit ZEN MAX, offers continuous multi-page reading at 21 adjustable speeds with high accuracy, the ability to analyze page layout and save or export documents. 

Other features include 4 text highlight options, intelligent motion detection for improved accuracy and support for Microsoft multi-touch screens

The 6 enhanced viewing modes, powerful text search and the ability to save time by reading from an exact location makes Readit ZEN MAX an ideal solution. 

Readit software supports various file formats including MS Word, text, PDF, MP3, and image and can import almost any file format with MS Office installed. The virtual X/Y mode allows for quick magnification and enhancement of sections of text. 

Note: Readit v5 software is only compatible with Windows 10 and higher.

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Technical Specifications
Dimensions folded: (WxDxH) 1.1 x 1.8 x 10.6 inches
Dimensions unfolded with positioning guide: (WxDxH) 1.8 x 7.8 x 10.6 inches
Footprint – no positioning guide: (WxD) 2.8 x 3.3 inches
Weight: 1.65 pounds
Camera resolution: High resolution 18 MP
Operating conditions
Relative Humidity: <70%
Temperature: 10 to 35°C
Storage and transport conditions
Relative humidity: <95%
Temperature: 0 to 40°C
Computer Requirements

Although Readit will function on any computer system 3 years old or newer, below is information on the minimum and recommended computer requirements.

Processor:    Intel Haswell 4400 or later
Operating System:    Windows 10 (or later)
RAM:    4GB Minimum
GRAPHICS: DirectX 11.0 or greater
HDD Space:    Minimum 4GB (dependant on voice packs)

Processor:    Intel Haswell 4400 or later
Operating System:    Windows 10 (or later)
RAM:    8GB
GRAPHICS: DirectX 11.0 or greater
HDD Space:    10 GB (to include document storage)

What's Included
  • Zen MAX 18MP Camera
  • Lightweight Foldable Stand
  • Positioning Guide
  • Drawstring pouch
  • USB extension cable
  • Readit Software (version 5)
  • Standard Voice Pack

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