8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page
8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page
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8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page

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Ref: SCH-8X35

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£29.50
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£29.50
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Summary

8X35
8X magnification, 35mm diameter

Can be used as a handheld magnifier, but it is also designed so that it can rest on the page (more comfortable for prolonged reading). Very bright LED light.

Comments

From the German company Schweizer.

A small illuminated reading magnifier with a very high magnification, designed for those with the most severe eye conditions. Unlike the larger sizes of Schweizer you need to move your eye close to the lens, and you will only see one or two words at a time - HOWEVER, the clarity of the lens and the brightness of the light will enable many nearly-blind users to read.

Also good for very detailed examination of stamps and coins, small negatives, PCBs and other specialist work.

The photo of what you will see through the lens is a 'true' photo, it has not been enhanced (i.e. the text really does appear that large and that clear).

Technical

Magnification / lens size in mm: 8X35

Field of view: Vertically: about three lines. Horizontally: one or two words.

Light: LED

Lens material: Plastic

Origin / brand: from Schweizer, Germany

Presentation / extras: nice box

Power: three AA batteries (supplied)

Price

Why is the price is so low? (the retail price is over £60.00).

Because we bought a 'job lot' of Schweizer magnifiers from a large company - they bought them from Schweizer (i.e. these ARE genuine!) then decided not to deal in optics.

This does mean that once these have gone there will be no more!

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.

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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.

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