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Rest-on-page dome magnifier with light

Rest-on-page dome magnifier with light

Ref: Dome-2


Including VAT
QuantityPrice per item
1 item) 19.50
2 to 4 items 26.10
5 or more items 23.40



2X Magnification. 60mm diameter, illuminated (batteries included)

Built-in LED lights, very white light for good colour rendition

Lightweight and easy to slide over the page in any direction.

Easy to turn the light on, just press the top (or rim) of the magnifier gently, easy to operate even with the most arthritic hands.

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Magnification / lens size in mm: 3X60mm

Dimensions top (lens) 60mm / 2.5 inches); base 90mm / 3.5 inches

Weight 145g

Lights 3 white LEDs

Field of view: Vertically about eight lines. Horizontally about five words.

Lens material: Plastic

Origin / brand: we import these from China

Presentation / extras: plain white cardboard box

Power: two CR2016 batteries (supplied)

{Applications / Quality}
Generally, readers are for reading text. That includes books, magazines and newspapers; maps and plans. Designed for resting on the page, to save you the effort of holding it above the text (which is very tiring if you're reading an entire book). Also good for the 'small print' on forms or the ingredients on food packets - providing it's not TOO small (or your close sight isn't VERY bad). It comes with a built in light, for extra clarity.

Specifically, a bright clear magnifier for the partially-sighted, so easy to 'glide' over the page, unusual in that it's so easy to switch on and off, there's no button or switch, must press anywhere on the top or rim of the magnifier.
You will also notice the dramatic price difference between this and the German-made magnifiers. That is because a) we import these directly and b) the Chinese are catching up on the Germans when it comes to quality!

{Further information}

Everything you need to know about magnifiers and magnification.

See information about (and reviews of) loupes (small high-power folding jewellers' magnifiers).

See information about (and reviews of) binocular (head-worn) magnifiers- especially the surgeons-type.

See a guide to magnifiers for the partially-sighted.

See loupes with UV lights.

Video (electronic) magnifiers, video magnifiers compared.

Products: see pocket microscopes and phone microscopes, click here.

With most magnifiers* magnification and working distance are related. Download our Excel sheet, enter a magnification to see the resulting working distance, enter a working distance to see the resulting magnification.
* excluding surgeons-type, digital & phone magnifiers, and microscopes.