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The Iscope is a tool that functions as a flashlight, a magnet and a hook in one. It's six inches long, but when you pull on its head, it can extend to more than two feet long, and the flexible head will bend in a full circle when you need it to. When you turn it on to use it as a flashlight, three LED lights that are purported to last more than 100, 000 hours will provide you with brilliant white light.

The Claim

Bell & Howell iScope has 3 bright LED’s that emit powerful natural light that’s as bright as daylight to give you over 100,000 hours of brilliant, reliable light. It extends from 6 inches to over 2 feet and with its magnetic head, you easily reach and remove cans from high shelves. You can also use it as an extended hook to retrieve things from hard to reach areas. Locate items from under the couch with ease with Bell & Howell iScope. Its flexible head lets you adjust the light so you can easily see and pick up tools, pins, staple wires, coins and other similar objects. The powerful magnetic head can flex up to 360 degrees so you can adjust it any way you want to. Its rugged aluminum construction makes it strong it’s guaranteed to last a long time. Bell & Howell iScope is so powerful it can lift up to 2.5 lbs.

Total Cost Breakdown

The cost of Iscope is $14.95 plus $6.95 shipping. The special TV offer allows you to receive a second Iscope at the discounted price of only $6.95 for a total price of $28.85.

This price was obtained from the As Seen on TV commercial page which was taken offline due to Iscope being discontinued. Iscope may still be found for sale on Amazon or Ebay.

This price was obtained from the As Seen on TV commercial page which was taken offline due to Iscope being discontinued. Iscope may still be found for sale on Amazon or Ebay.

How to Use (Step by Step)

  1. Extend Head

    To get started with your Iscope, you'll need to extend it to the length you desire. If you don't need it to be lengthy, you can keep it at six inches, but to make it longer, just gently pull on its head. By doing so, you'll be able to extend it up to a length of more than two feet. If you decide that you want it to be shorter again, you'll be able to quickly reverse this process by gently pushing the device's head back into its body.

  2. Adjust Angle

    Once your tool's head is extended to the length of your choice, you can then bend the head to adjust the angle. You'll have a wide variety of angles to choose from since the end of the head will rotate 360 degrees and can be tilted up or down, too. As with the length of your tool's head, your chosen angle can be quickly adjusted when necessary.

  3. Turn On Light

    If you need illumination, your final step will be to turn on your device's LED lights with a flick of the power button, which can be found on the outside of the tool's body. At this point, you may also want to attach the tool's magnetic base to a metal surface, but carrying the tool with you is another option, as is setting it down on a non-metal surface. Remember to turn it off via the power button when you're done using it, in order to conserve battery power.


  • Sleek and Black

    Each Iscope is black, and slender in comparison to many flashlights, giving it a sleek look. The slender nature of each one also means that almost anyone will be able to carry theirs in one hand without running a huge risk of dropping it.

  • Magnetic

    Both the top of this device's head and its base are magnetic. Therefore, not only can you use either end of this tool to pick up a variety of small metal objects, such as some coins, but you can also attach the base to certain things. The magnetic base will come in especially handy when you want to use this tool to illuminate parts of your car, as the base will attach directly to the exterior of the vehicle.

  • Long-Lasting

    The flashlight function that this tool is equipped with will likely last you for at least a few years since its LED bulbs will burn for up to 100, 000 hours before burning out. When they do burn out, you may be able to replace them, and even if not, you can still use your tool as a magnet and a hook that'll grab things.

  • Durable and Sturdy

    Every Iscope has been constructed with aircraft-grade aluminum that may be able to withstand hundreds of pounds of pressure without breaking. Although the slender design of each tool helps guard against accidental drops, if you do drop yours, it probably won't end up being permanently damaged. Each tool's magnets are also strong enough to support objects that weigh up to 2.5 pounds.

  • Contains Clip

    The body of each device contains a silver clip that you'll be able to use to attach it to your belt, or to another piece of clothing or an accessory. This means that when you're not using it as a flashlight, hook or magnet at the moment, you'll be able to keep it near you but also keep both of your hands available for use.

Positive Points

  • Emits White Light

    The light that each of these tools emits is bright and white, as opposed to light that's yellow or amber-colored, so it'll allow you to see virtually anything as clearly as possible. The light is also meant to resemble daylight, which means you probably won't find it so bright that it gives you a headache. As a result, if you're using it to complete a home or vehicle repair job, you may be able to use it for hours at a time without taking a break.

  • Can Use To Pick Up Things

    When you consider that it's both a hook and a magnet, you'll be able to use your Iscope to pick up a wide variety of things, as long as they weigh under 2.5 pounds. You might want to bend its head and use it as a hook alone to grab objects that have fallen behind furniture or appliances. Alternatively, you might choose to use the head's magnet to pick up objects that respond to magnetic attraction from the floor or the ground. Given its maximum length of more than two feet, this tool will even fit down your drain.

  • Comes With Batteries

    Many tools available these days require batteries, but it seems that not many come with them. Fortunately, the Iscope is one of those seemingly rare tools that does come with a set of batteries that will fit inside it. You'll have to obtain any replacement sets of batteries you need down the road on your own, but at least you'll get one set to get yourself started with your new tool.

Negative Aspects

  • May Not Be Waterproof

    There's no information provided in regard to whether this three-in-one tool is waterproof or not, so it may not even be water-resistant. Unless you can find more information that indicates that the device is waterproof, you'll have to be careful about using it outdoors in the rain or snow. To keep it safe, you may need to obtain some sort of plastic case to keep it in while you're out in those conditions.

  • Only Top Of Head Bends

    It would be nice if the entire head of this device could bend in a flexible manner, once extended, but in actuality, only the very top (about two or three inches of it) does. Consequently, you'll have to hold your tool like it's a fishing pole if you've extended its head in its entirety in order to grab something that's fallen deep into some crevice.


  • Be Gentle With Head

    On a related note, you must be gentle with your device's head when bending or rotating its top or moving it in any way. The top will bend due to a spring that connects it to the rest of the tool, and if you're not careful, the spring—which is more delicate than the rest of each device—could break.

Wise Advice

Do not buy Iscope online before searching Amazon.
- Alternatives or the same items are always available and sometimes at lower prices.

Wise Advice

Do not buy Iscope online before searching Amazon.
- Alternatives or the same items are always available and sometimes at lower prices.


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