1.5X magnification, 90mm (3.5 inches) diameter lens,
with an 'inset' 4X magnification, 20mm diameter.
Small table-top, mains-powered, LED lights.
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Magnification / lens size in mm: 1.5X90 with 4X20.
Field of view: the main lens (1.5X) will clearly show the working area with your fingers. For reading, vertically about 20 lines, horizontally 8 or 9 words (most of the width of a paperback page). The inset (4X) lens, vertically 3 lines, horizontally 1 or 2 words.
Maximum working distance:
Main lens (1.5X) 6 inches
Inset lens (6X) about 2 inches.
Light: a rim of 60 LED lights, low-energy, bright light.
Origin / brand: we import these from China
Mounting / Presentation: Like a small table lamp, rests on the table, the magnifier is on a 'swan neck', the lens has a dust cover.
Applications / Quality
- for painting small models, fly-tying, repairing or inspecting anything small.
- for jewellery: gluing stones into costume jewellery, untangling chains, fine repair jobs.
- for reading (for the partially-sighted), a low-cost alternative to larger magnifiers.
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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.
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