Everyone calls a car a car or a bench a bench, but no one recognizes a common name for our viewing machines, and some people have no idea what to call them … We call them coin-operated binoculars and coin-operated telescopes, and non-coin operated binoculars and non-coin operated telescopes.
You may call them viewing scopes, tower scopes, observation binoculars, observation telescopes, observation viewers, tower binoculars, binoculars, scenic magnifiers, tower viewers, coin-operated viewers, coin-operated binoculars, revenue binoculars, coin-operated viewing telescopes, scenic viewers, scenic telescopes, spyglass viewers, coin-operated viewing machines, non-coin operated viewing machines, non-coin operated viewers, coin-operated viewers, coin-operated viewfinders, optical rangers, optical sights, observation telescopes, revenue telescopes, non-coin telescopes, wheelchair viewers, wheelchair viewfinders, stationary binoculars, spyglasses, viewing stands, or stationary telescopes.
It really doesn't matter what you call them.
You will find the Hi-Spy Viewing Machines in outdoor or indoor locations, in public places or private homes.
Hi-Spy Viewing Machines makes the best viewer, and our binoculars and telescopes attract the most customers.
Just available. Our new 20XCCR model credit card reader viewer-plug-in version.
All the same great Hi-Spy features but now operating on a high-end brand credit card reader. No more coins to deal with. No coins to steal. Monies go into your account directly.
This is a plug-in-the-wall version only. We are working on a battery-powered model with the expectation to release it in late 2022. For pricing email
Contact Rod @ 289-252-2019 or
Now available as options on all our models
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EnChroma Color Blind Lens Technology enables those with red-green color blindness to experience a broader spectrum of clear, vibrant color.
– EnChroma Lenses Enable Access to Colorful Views for Those with Color Blindness –
Berkeley, CA & Cobourg ON, CN – December 9, 2021 – EnChroma – creators of glasses for color blindness – and Pinnacle Scopes, makers of Hi-Spy Viewing Machines – today announced a partnership that enables people with red-green color blindness to more fully experience the beauty of colors at national parks, scenic overlooks, nature preserves, viewing towers, zoos, boardwalks and other colorful settings.
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