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Test Chart 2020 on-line manual

View latest manual for Test Chart 2020.

Two part article on the assessment of Visual Acuity published in the Optician 2021

Optician VA

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Matching cards for Test Chart 2020

Download a pdf of optotypes which can be used at matching cards for the Test Chart

IR Remote Drivers

Download a zip file containing drivers for the IR Remote control.  The drivers will normally be downloaded automatically if the computer is connected to the internet.  If not, download this file and unzip into a temporary directory.  Select Device manager and then update driver for USB to Serial device.  Browse to the temporary directory then select update.

3D Images for Test Chart with polarised monitors

The 3D images below look stunning when viewed using our Polarised 3D Test Chart. The images are royalty-free but should be acknowledged as Copyright Thomson Software Solution if used anywhere other than a Thomson Test Chart.

To incorporate the images into Thomson Test Chart, simply click on the required image to expand it.  Then right click on the expanded image and select Save Image.

Right click on the Test Chart icon on the desktop and select Open file location. Select the Images ... Stereo directory and drop the downloaded image into this directory.  The new image will now appear as part of the selection of 3D images when in Polar mode.


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