Lightweight, adjustable headband.
Lens can hinged up out of the way, e.g. if you can't be bothered to take it off each time you have a visitor or drink a cup of coffee.
Comes with a box containing one huge 'visor' lens, the perfect wide-angle lens for reading (2X magnification), plus a choice of three double lenses that can be added to the visor lens (they simply clip in), marked 3.8X, 4½X and 5.5X magnification.
Can be worn over the top of spectacles or without spectacles.
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Suitable for reading, crafts, or for simple engineering work.
The large visor lens is brilliant for 'wide-angle' viewing, especially reading. this is the one I used after an eye operation when I had very limited vision for a few weeks. Adding the high-power lenses make is suitable for more detailed close-up work.
Large visor-lens, 2X mag on its own.
You can add, to the visor lens:
3.8X mag. (= about 5.8X with the visor lens added)
2.5X mag. (= about 4.5X with the visor lens added)
3.5X mag. (= about 5.5X with the visor lens added)
LENS MATERIAL: plastic
PRESENTATION: lenses housed in a plastic box, everything nicely presented in a large cardboard box. Batteries included.
POWER: takes three LR1130 batteries, included.
Everything you need to know about magnifiers and magnification.
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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.