Equipment Service

The Equipment Centre   (Book appointment Online)

Open Sight has recently renovated it’s on-site Equipment Suite, which stocks a variety of new and used equipment including:

  • Writing Aids
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Clocks and Watches
  • Lighting
  • Handheld Magnifiers – digital
  • and CCTVs

As well as a variety of demonstration equipment such as Prodigy.

Our Equipment area has demonstration equipment from a range of low vision suppliers including Optima, Optelec, Enhanced Vision, Sight and Sound, Pamtrad, Professional Vision, Associated Optical Humanware, RNIB, and Cobolt.

We also offer advice and information on a variety of products and are able to order any items which are not currently held.

We provide the OrCam My Eye demonstration –  a device which clips on to the arm of a pair of glasses. By the use of a pointing gesture the device can read text to you.

For more information on our Equipment Suite and the products currently in stock, contact Pam Bateman on 02380 646 380 to book an appointment to visit.

Equipment and Information Days (Next one in Portsmouth)

Open Sight’s Equipment and Information Days are run several times a year and are a great opportunity to come along and look at different magnification and equipment and find out about other services that can support you in your local area.

Open Sight staff will be demonstrating equipment and giving advice on every day living aids including ‘bumpons’ and talking watches. Our knowledgeable staff will be on hand to give top tips on how to manage your sight loss and can carry out a low vision assessment. Small things can really make a difference to someone’s life.

Past exhibitors have included:

  • Professional Vision
  • The Torch Trust
  • The MD (Macular Degeneration) Society
  • Enhanced Vision
  • Optelec
  • Humanware
  • Community Action Groups

Visit our Upcoming Events page to find out when the next one will be held.

Equipment Demonstrations

Our demonstrators visit Open Sight clubs and other local community groups for the visually impaired across Hampshire. We also hold demonstrations at our Head Office in Bishopstoke near Eastleigh.  The team will be out and about over the coming months with their range of daily living aids and an abundance of knowledge, information, hints and tips. All are welcome.

The next club demonstration will be held in:

  1. Alton Club on Monday 20th February 2017 at 2p.m.
  2. Romsey Club on Wednesday 1st March 2017 at 2p.m.
  3. Hayling Island Club on Monday 6th March 2017 at 2p.m.
  4. Andover Club on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at 2p.m.
  5. Locks Heath Club on Monday 3rd April 2017 at 2p.m.
  6. Portchester Club on Thursday 6th April 2017 at 2p.m.

Visit the Social Clubs page to find out where the Open Sight social clubs are based.

Would you live to receive advice and information on products and benefits whilst in your own home?
Please visit our Independent Living Service page to learn more about what we can do for you.

Book a visit in our Equipment Centre

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