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10X12 - 10X13 - 10X14 - 10X20 - 10X21 - 10X21 - 10X23 - "30X21”
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Excellent quality triplet loupe (10X magnification, 20mm diameter) with two lights.
Slide the switch one way for ordinary white light (set out in a rim, which gives a more 'even' light than a spotlight); slide the switch the other light is a UV light.
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Rechargeable batteries, charges from a mains adaptor (supplied) or with a USB cable (supplied) that will plug into any modern computer or mobile device (not supplied); one hour of charge gives 30mns of continuous use.
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