Product Description

The Burton BR-8500 Manual Phoropter is a trusted refractor designed to make the refraction process easier and more relaxed for both the doctor and the patient. With lenses coated in high-grade plated film, glare and ghost images are eliminated.

Features & Specifications


  • Can be adjusted with one hand for easy leveling
  • Distance adjustment knobs are located on both sides for quick and smooth adjustment
  • Interpupillary distance knobs are located on both sides
  • Adjust sphere power readings from -19.00D to+16.75D in 0.25D Steps
  • Adjust cylindrical power from 0 to -6.00D in 0.25D steps (0 to -8.00D with auxiliary lens). The cylinder axis ranges from 0°-180° in 5° steps.
  • Wide field of view from cross cylinder and rotary prism
  • Unique convergence testing mechanism - test for near by pulling levers inward and distance with pulled outward
  • Additional lenses can be added for greater testing range - 3 standard lenses:-2.00CYL, -0.12CYL and 0.0CYL
  • Precise and durable using oil free bearings
  • Visual functions area available, such as binocular vision, stereopsis, aniseiconia ext
  • Align the corneal vertex with the corneal aligning device to set the cornea in the correct position

Technical Specifications

Spherical Lens: -19.00DS to +16.75DS in 0.25D steps (0.12D steps with auxiliary lens)
Cylindrical Lens: 0 to -6.00D in 0.25 D steps (0 to -8.00D and in 0.12D steps with auxiliary lens
Axis of Cylindrical Lens: 5° steps
Cross Cylindrical Lens: ±0.25D
Rotary Prism: Range of measurement 0, -20Δ, Step 1Δ
Pupil Distance: Range 50mm ~ 75mm, Step 1mm
Aggregated Adjustment: 00, 380mm
Adjustment of Forehead Rest: 16mm
Vertex Distance: 13.75mm
Overall Dimensions: 335mm (L), 320mm (W), 90mm (H)
Weight: 5kg / 11 lb.

Ophthalmic Equipment by Burton

With over 70 years of experience delivering high value equipment to the United States and beyond, Burton is a trusted name in ophthalmic instruments. Every Burton BR-8500 Manual Phoropter comes with an industry leading 3 year warranty. The Burton product line comes with exceptional value and a highly qualified customer service team. Contact us today to learn more about how tradition meets innovation with the NEW Burton Ophthalmic! 

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