1.8X magnification, 130mm diameter
Extra lens (inset) 5X25
5X magnification, 25mm diameter.
The rim of 10 LED lights gives a very even illumination, more comfortable to than bright spotlights, avoids reflections. Batteries included.
1.8X might not seem particularly powerful (and won't be strong enough for someone with severe sight problems) but is actually quite good for a lens this large.
Magnification / lens size in mm: 1.8X (according the manufacturer). That's a good strength for most people for reading books and maps.
Field of view: easily enough to cover an entire page of a book at one go.
Batteries: 2 of AA included.
Lens material: plastic
Origin / brand: Imported by us from China, wholesale enquiries welcome.
Presentation: printed cardboard box
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