2X magnification, 130mm (5 inches) diameter lens.
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Magnification / lens size in mm: 1.2X130.
Field of view: Horizontally, the width of a paperback book; vertically most of a page of a paperback book.
Maximum working distance: 8 inches
Origin / brand: we import these from China
Mounting / Presentation: small and very flexible 'wire' stand, and cleverly designed so that it can be folded flat.
Applications / Quality
Ideal if you are short of space, you don't have to leave this set up on a table, you can fold it flat and put it away in a drawer. Quite a large lens (five inches diameter), you can just about fit both hands underneath.
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