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Model # DS238

DoorScope DS238 Metallic Ultra Wide Angle

Regular Price: $49.95
$39.95
  • Aluminum Construction
  • Stand up to 6 ft away
  • 2 3/8" viewing diameter
  • 100% glass optical lenses
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Product Description

Door Viewer / Door Scope model DS238 is an extraordinary high tech optical device that virtually replaces the conventional peep hole. When mounting this unit on any door, you will have a clear view of the outside even if standing six feet away from your door. Featuring an ultra-wide viewing angle, the Door Scope DS238 leaves absolutely zero dead zone for unwanted guests or intruders to conceal themselves.

Door Scope requires no connection to a power source or battery and is a simple installation you can do yourself. The viewing image clearly lets you see your visitors with no visual distortion even at the edges. Say goodbye to your old peephole and stop putting yourself in harm of potential intruders.

Features

  • Clear viewing from up to 6 feet away
  • No need to put your eye to the door
  • Easy to install; do it yourself
  • Watch for unexpected visitors and intruders
  • No electrical connections
  • Adjusts to fit a maximum door thickness of 2" or 50mm
  • 100% glass optical lenses unlike the DS2000
  • Aluminum Metal Construction Body
  • Maintenance free
  • Available in Black, Brass, and Silver Anodized Finishes

Where is the DS238 used?

  • Elderly housing
  • Security in banks and ATM Machines
  • Residential entry door
  • Inmate observation in correctional facilities
  • Multi tenant dwelling
  • Loss prevention in chain stores
  • Animal observation by staff in the zoo
  • Back doors

WARNING: BE AWARE THAT A POORLY IMITATED DOOR VIEWER WITH PART# "DS2000-DS238-AB" IS NOT THE ACTUAL DS238 NOR THE DS2000. CREATING SUCH A PART NUMBER AS "DS2000-DS238-AB" IS SOLELY INTENDED TO MISLEAD CUSTOMERS INTO THINKING THAT THEY WILL BE GETTING THE DS238 OR THE DS-2000.

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Package Contents


  • Door Viewer DS238 Unit
  • Door Template for cutout
  • Instructions

Door Scope Installation Guide

Tools Needed

  • 2 3/8" Hole Saw
  • 1/8" Drill Bit.
  • Power Drill
DoorScope Tools Needed

    Before installing, hold door viewer with your hand and test the image is satisfactory. We suggest testing day and night and adjust for height.

  1. Affix the enclosed drill template/sticker on a desired place where the door viewer is to be installed.

    Be sure that the label is stuck on the outside of the door and is kept horizontal in reference to the level line given on the sticker.

  2. Drill the large hole all the way through the door. To achieve smooth edges at both side of the cutout, it is best to first drill from outside until the drill tip shows up on the inside. Now you should drill the remainder from inside out

    Caution: The two or 4 small index holes are drilled from the outside and not deeper than 1/4 inch. Do not drill all the way through.

  3. Remove the template/sticker from the door.
  4. Unscrew the outside piece and insert it into the hole from the outside.
  5. With the outside piece held in place and its index pins dropped into the index holes, screw in the main body from the inside.
  6. After the outside piece and the body are tightened, fasten the ring nut on the inside to firmly secure the viewer to the door.

Product Reviews


5 of 5 Stars!
 Submited By: bob white 
on 07/22/2016

The door viewer is great, performs as claimed. Handle it very gently, it has precision optics. I suggest you have a small contractor install it. The required hole saw is big. Much bigger than for a residential door knob or dead bolt lock. Installation was easy but now I spent about as much on special tools (the hole saw) as I did on the viewer, and I own a 2 3/8 hole saw which I never expect to use again.

5 of 5 Stars!
 Submited By: Jeffrey M. 
on 05/01/2015

Finished installing the DS238 and everything looks to be in order. Had a little trouble understanding why the image was reversed, but called into customer support and they explained it very clearly that the prism used inside this device acts much like a mirror and makes the image left to right and right to left. Now that I know it doesn't bother me at all. What's important is that I see the person on the other side and that they can't see me! I installed this in my mother's home and she loves that she doesn't have to walk up to the door to see who is on the other side. She opted for the black finish and it's very well coated. The part itself feels heavy and durable, meant for industrial applications, but works great in her residential home. There's no denying the ds238 is a quality built part. Looking to order another one of these as gifts for a few friends!

5 of 5 Stars!
 Submited By: Tania N. 
on 01/21/2015

Had my locksmith install the ds238 without much fuss. The large optics provides a viewable image on the inside and there really is no need to put your eye to a hole or even get close to the door. It is a one-way system so it's not possible to use special optics from the outside to look into the interior room. Build quality is top notch and the finish matches my door handles perfectly. Glad I replaced my old door peephole!

5 of 5 Stars!
 Submited By: Tina M 
on 03/11/2014

Love it. I can see the whole front yard. What's great is that I don't have to stick my eye up to the door. I can just stand back and see everything I need to see. Even at night with the porch light on I can see everything and feel safe about opening the door.

5 of 5 Stars!
 Submited By: Adam S. 
on 02/28/2014

I had another device similar to this but it was ABS plastic and had blind spots. I couldn't get the lens aligned properly. This device is an all metal body which is great for a front door and the picture didn't have any distortion like the other product. Installation was easy because I already had the hole in the door, but so far I'm much happier with the DS238.

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Warranty

ASD warrants the Door Viewer DS238 to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for one year. Please contact us at 818-701-9200 if you have any warranty inquirers.

Reversed Image

Reversed images are a consequence of using a prism. Using the prism provides many benefits such as a wide angle reflection of the image as well as privacy of the occupant. A result is the image is reversed left/right and right/left just like looking into a mirror.


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