ZEISS VISULENS 500 Automated Lensometer

The ZEISS VISULENS 500 Automated Lensometer can speed up the refraction and prescription processes. Make your life easier and increase patient satisfaction.

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The ZEISS VISULENS 500 Automated Lensometer is equipped with a green measurement LED. It allows you to precisely determine the power of the entire set of different lens materials and designs without the need to adjust the Abbe number. This benefit will add speed as well as reliability to your examination process. In addition, ZEISS VISULENS 500 features an advanced UV transmission measurement system using four different wavelengths (365, 375, 395, 405 nm). The result: increased confidence for your patient and more upselling support for you.



Make Your Life Easier and Increase Patient Satisfaction at the Same Time.

The ZEISS VISULENS 500 is a straightforward, easy-to-use automated lensmeter designed to speed up your workflow. The instrument helps you to spend more time on customer and patient consultation or simply to increase your throughput. It will support you by checking correct lens centration in order to avoid complaints.

Highlights at a Glance

‘Going green’ allows easy and precise measurement of entire sets of different lens materials and indices without the need to adjust the Abbe number. Simply take a measurement and have confidence in the results. Analyze soft and hard contact lenses using the adapter accessories.
Comprehensively analyze lenses for their UV protective properties by measuring UV transmission simultaneously at four different wavelengths between 365-405 nm.

The ZEISS VISULENS 500 provides a 4-pin lens holder for the secure and reliable mounting of any kind of lens. A precise pen-type system ensures easy operation and clear marking of optical center and cylinder axis.


Further Benefits

  • Holder for frames adjustable for a wide range of frame (straight, loop, rimless, nylon)
  • Optional contact lens adapter with precise XY positioning
  • Integrated thermo printer
  • Tiltable TFT display for operator comfort
  • PD measurement
  • Serial data output via RS232 interface
  • Progressive/bifocal lens mode


6 Different Operating Modes are Available

  • Standard mode for single vision, multi-focal and prism lenses
  • Tinted Lens Mode
  • Progressive Lens Mode
  • Soft Contact Lens Mode
  • Hard Contact Lens Mode
  • UV Transmission Mode

ZEISS Visulens 500 Automated Lensometer Brochure


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Measuring Range

Measurement Wavelength: 546 nm (e line)
Sphere Power: -25 D to +25 D
Cylinder Power: 0 D to ±10.00 D
Cylinder Axis: 0° to 180°
Addition Value: 0 D to +10 D
Prism Value: 0 Δ to 10 Δ
Pupil Distance: 0 mm to 81.8 mm

Measurement Display

Diopters: 0.01 / 0.125 / 0.25 D
Cylinder: Mix, +, –
Cylinder Axis: 1°
Prisms: 0.01 / 0.125 / 0.25 Δ Cartesian / polar / decentering
Display: Tiltable 320 x 240 color TFT-LCD
Data Interface: RS232
Power Supply: 100 V to 240 V~, 50/60 Hz, 40 VA
Dimensions (W x D x H): 210 mm x 270 mm x 417 mm (8.3in x 10.6in x 16.4in)
Weight: 13 Lbs.

UV- Transmission Measurement

Wavelength: 365 nm, 375 nm, 395 nm, 405 nm