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Phoroptor® VRx - Digital Refraction System

Exceed your patients' expectations with a premium refraction experience. Featuring the thinnest, most compact design, incredibly fast lens exchange, and ultra-quiet operation, Phoroptor VRx Digital Refraction System sets a new standard in refraction. 

Patients have the ability to compare multiple prescriptions in the blink of an eye, assuring the right results every time. Phoroptor VRx effortlessly integrates with EMR systems, and an extensive list of pre-test and acuity devices from both Reichert and other leading manufacturers. The ergonomic controller features a multi-function control knob with unmatched feel and versatility while the intuitive touchscreen interface has all the per-programmed and customizable test you'll need to streamline and personalize exams.

Phoroptor VRx is designed & assembled in the USA.

Phoroptor is a registered trademark of Reichert, Inc.



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A Premium Refraction Experience – Phoroptor® VRx.



A skeptic embraces digital refaction.
As seen in August 2016 Optometric Management. 

“ROI for the Phoroptor VRx exceeds expectations, paying for itself in less than 1 year.” - Jason Maasdam, OD

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Faster, more efficient exams.
As seen in May 2016 Optometric Management. 

“In the past, I could perform one comprehensive exam and a follow-up in an hour. With Phoroptor VRx, I see two comprehensive exams in that same hour. That amounts to a significant increase in patient capacity and revenue.” 
- Vadim Guy, OD, FAAO

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Inventing and reinventing.
Reichert's legacy in refraction continues.

For over 90 years, the Phoroptor® name has been synonymous with the world's finest refracting instrument. Phoroptor® VRx continues with the same legendary engineering, quality, craftsmanship, and reliability – now with the speed and efficiency of a digital refraction. 


Smallest design. Biggest impression.
See more of your patient. See more patients. 

With the most compact digital refractor head available (12.2 W x 8 H x 2.8 D in. at a 64 mm PD), Phoroptor VRx is non-intimidating and allows for greater patient visibility. The sleek, refined and high-tech styling of Phoroptor VRx will impress all your current patients and help gain new ones. 


Impressively thin.
Thinnest Phoroptor yet.

To prevent patients from experiencing tunnel vision, Phoroptor VRx has the thinnest lens profile amongst digital refractors, at 26 mm. In fact, Phoroptor VRx has a thinner aperture than a manual Phoroptor.

 

 

Retractability
Unique prism lenses. 

To achieve the thinnest lens profile, Phoroptor VRx has external motorized prism lenses that slide in and out only as needed.


Refined interior & exterior.
Premium parts and assembly.

Premium motors and metal housing provides Phoroptor VRx with incredibly fast and ultra-quiet lens exchanges. Unlike other digital refactors, your patients will hardly notice the lens movement. Phoroptor VRx is designed and hand-assembled by skilled technicians in Buffalo, New York, USA.

 

 

More cylinders. More horsepower.
Jackson Cross Cylinder, Smart Cylinder,
and Split Cylinder 

Refinement of cylinder power and axis can be accomplished using the familiar Jackson Cross Cylinder or the innovative Smart Cylinder method where cylinder power and axis are automatically bracketed based on the amount of cylinder in the patient’s prescription. Phoroptor VRx also features a Split Cylinder mode, where patients are simultaneously presented with two targets.


Selectable drive modes.
Pre-programmed & programmable tests.

To increase efficiency and allow refraction to be delegated to trained technicians, Phoroptor VRx has pre-programmed and programmable test options. You can choose from pre-programmed tests including astigmatism, phoria, binocular balance, and near vision. Customize up to four user programmable sequences that can be easily modified or conveniently shared between Phoroptor VRx systems.


Automatic headlights.
Illuminated near point 

The RotoChart near point card is automatically illuminated, with two available brightness levels, when the reading rod is lowered into position.


Precise handling and control.
Logical keypad design.

The Phoroptor VRx controller features a logically and ergonomically arranged keypad, designed to enhance the user experience. Buttons are grouped based on functionality for easy access: gray for data, blue for refraction, and black for acuity. Buttons are also LED backlit for better visibility in dimly lit exam rooms.

 
 

Multi-function knob. 

The Phoroptor VRx multi-function control knobis smooth rotating and has a solid feel comparableto the Ultramatic RX Master™ Phoroptor® dialsyou know and love, for unmatched controlknob versatility.


Instant comparison.
Quickly compare prescriptions.

With a single touch, switch between final, subjective, unaided, auto refractor, or lensmeter data, allowing your patient to instantly visualize the difference in prescriptions.


Your digital dashboard.
10.4 inch touchscreen display. 

You can access all functions and settings of the intuitive user interface, through the integrated 10.4 inch tilting, touchscreen display


Well connected & plays well with others.
Connectivity to pre-screening and acuity devices.

Phoroptor VRx seamlessly connects to Reichert lensmeters, auto refractors, and acuity systems, such as the ClearChart® 4 family of digital acuity systems along with a comprehensive list of non-Reichert compatible devices. (See Specifications).


Bluetooth® comes standard.
Wirelessly connected. 

Bluetooth is built into the Phoroptor VRx Central Unit and Reichert Bluetooth adapters (see Specifications) can be paired to connect an external instrument wirelessly.


Effortless integration.
EMR compatibility.

Phoroptor VRx integrates with an extensive list of EMR systems, removing the risk of transcription error and increasing patient throughput. Phoroptor VRx can take advantage of an EMR system’s capability of bi-directional communication, allowing you to import and export refraction data.


 

Phoroptor is a registered trademark of Reichert, Inc.

 

Products: Included & Optional

16241 - Phoroptor VRx, Middle Mount
Includes: Phoroptor VRx Head Assembly, Central Unit, Controller

16242 - Phoroptor VRx with Prism, Middle Mount
Includes: Phoroptor VRx Head Assembly, Central Unit, Controller


Standard Included Accessories:

  • Dust Cover - Phoroptor Head
  • Dust Cover - Controller
  • Phoroptor Cable
  • User’s Guide
  • Decimal Card Holder or Snellen Card Holder
  • Power Cord 115V or Power Cord 230V
  • Card Beam Assembly
  • Card Illuminator
  • Face Shield Kit (2 sets)
  • Quick Reference Card


Optional Accessories:

  • Thermal Printer 
  • Wireless Dongle Kit 16250 - Bluetooth connection to ClearChart 3P, AL200 
  • Wireless Dongle Kit 16251 - Bluetooth connection to ClearChart 2
  • Wireless Dongle Kit 16253 - Bluetooth connection to AP250, AL700, RK700
  • Wireless Dongle Kit 16254 - Bluetooth connection to RK600
  • Wireless Dongle Kit 16255 - Bluetooth connection to AL500, Computer
  • Wireless Dongle 16233 - Single Bluetooth dongle w/ null modem paring cable

 


 

Specifications:

Phoroptor Head:

  • Spherical Effects
    +17.75 to -22.25 D
    Steps 
    0.25 and 1.0 D

  • Cylinder Power
    -8.0 to +8.0 D
    Steps
    0.25 and 1.0 D

  • Axis Adjustment 
    0° to 180° 
    Steps 
    1° and 10°

  • Cross Cylinder Test 
    ±0.25 D

  • Prismatic Effects (Optional) 
    0.20 Prism Diopter per eye
    Steps 
    0.50 Prism Diopter per eye 0.25 Prism Diopter per eye

  • Corneal Vertex Distance 
    16 mm

  • Pupil Distance 
    50 to 80 mm
    Steps 1 mm binocular 

  • Convergence
    400 mm

  • Height Level of Eyes, adjustment
    ±3 mm

  • Leveling
    via bubble level

  • Free Aperture
    19 mm

  • Thickness of Housing at the Viewing Aperture
    26 mm

  • Width x Height x Depth (at PD = 64 mm)
    31 x 20.3 x 7.1 cm (12.2 x 8 x 2.8 in.)

  • Weight With Mount, Without Prism Compensator
    4.42 kg (9.75 lb)

  • Weight With Mount, With Prism Compensator
    4.65 kg (10.25 lb)

  • Weight Without Mount, Without Prism Compensator
    3.95 kg (8.70 lb)

  • Weight Without Mount, With Prism Compensator
    4.17 kg (9.20 lb)


Controller with Display:

  • Controller - Width x Height x Depth
    23.4 x 4.6 x 16.8 cm (9.9 x 1.5 x 6.9 in.)

  • Display - Width x Height x Depth
    22.4 x 15.7 x 1.5 cm (10 x 7 x 2.8 in.)

  • Display Size - Diagonal
    10.4 in. (1024x768 pixel resolution)
  • Weight 
    2.9 kg (6.4 lb)

 

Central Unit:

Physical Specifications

  • Width x Height x Depth
    20.1 x 8.9 x 26.7 cm (7.9 x 3.5 x 10.5 in.)
  • Weight 
    3.2 kg (7.1 lb)

Electrical Specifications

  • Input Voltage
    100 - 240V~
  • Frequency
    50 - 60 Hz
  • Current (max.)
    60 VA
  • Fuses
    T2AL 250V
  • Ports (1 each):
    Phoroptor
    Controller (Keypad)
    Projector (Acuity System)
    Printer
    Instrument 1 I/O
    Instrument 2 I/O
    EMR Port
    Transfer Port

 


 

Device Compatibility:
As of February 2019

 Lensmeters:

  • Reichert LensChek Plus

  • Reichert LensChek Pro

  • AL200 Auto Lensometer

  • AL500 Auto Lensometer

  • AL700 Auto Lensometer

  • Hoya AL-3100
  • Humphrey/Zeiss LA-XXX

  • Huvitz CLM-3100

  • Nidek LM-600P

  • Nidek LM-970
  • Nidek LM-1000P

  • Nidek LM-1200

  • Tomey TL-XXXX

  • Topcon CL-XXX

  • Visionix/Luneau L70

  • Visionix/Luneau VX40

  • Zeiss Visulens 500

 Auto Refractors:

  • Reichert OptoChek Plus

  • Reichert RK600 

  • Reichert RK700

  • Canon R-XX 

  • Canon RK-XX 

  • Canon RK-F1

  • Canon RK-F2
  • Humphrey HARK-XXX

  • Huvitz HRK-XXXX
  • Huvitz MRK-XXXX

  • Marco AR-30

  • Nidek AR-1/ARK-1

  • Nidek AR-800 

  • Nidek ARK-XXXX

  • Nidek OPD-Scan II

  • Nidek OPD-Scan III

  • Nidek RKT-7700

  • Nidek Tonoref II

  • Nikon Retinomax K2

  • Nikon Retinomax K+3

  • Nikon Speedy K

  • Right Medical Retinomax K2

  • Right Medical Retinomax K+3

  • Right Medical Speedy K

  • Tomey RC-800

  • Tomey TC-4000

  • Tomey RC-5000
  • Topcon KR-1

  • Topcon KR-1W

  • Topcon KR-800
  • Topcon KR-800S

  • Topcon KR-800PA

  • Topcon KR-8000/8000P

  • Topcon KR-8800

  • Topcon KR-8900

  • Topcon RM-8000

  • Topcon RM-8800

  • Topcon RM-8900

  • Visionix VX-100

  • Visionix VX-110
  • Visionix/Luneau L67

  • Zeiss iProfiler
  • Zeiss Visuref 100

 

 Projectors:

  • Reichert ClearChart 4 Series

  • Reichert ClearChart 3P

  • Reichert ClearChart 2

  • Reichert AP250

  • L29 Typ 17D

  • M300

  • M&S Smart System 20/20

  • Polastar  

 


 

EMR Compatibility:

As of February 2019
* denotes bi-directional communication

  • Compulink *

  • Crystal Practice Management *

  • EMR Logic/Optimed

  • Epic

  • EyeMD EMR

  • Eye Cloud Pro
  • First Insight Maximeyes *

  • IFA Systems *

  • Management Plus

  • MD Intellesys

  • Medflow (Allscripts)

  • My Vision Express
  • Next Gen

  • OD Link

  • Officemate/Eyefinity *

  • Practice Director
  • Revolution EHR

  • Visual Eyes *
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