Do I need a bench magnifier with light?
Magnifiers decrease light transmission
provide your own adequate lighting or select a bench light with magnifying glass.
Benchtop magnifiers are available with either
LED or a fluorescent light source.
Types of workbench magnifiers:
Clamp-on Bench Magnifier: This type of bench magnifier will clamp on to the edge of your workbench, desk or table.
Top or Desktop Bench Magnifier: This type of bench magnifier sits
on your workbench, table or desk.
Free Standing Floor Bench
Magnifying Glass-:Stand alone workbench magnifying glass with floor
Bench Magnifying Glasses: Headband magnifiers and clip on magnifiers
for workbench applications
Bench magnifier, bench magnifying glass, benchtop magnifier, workbench magnifying glass, magnifying bench lamp
and shop magnifying glass are the same type magnifier
The high power magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you. Our
large magnifier selection can help those with presbyopia and macular degeneration.
Field Of View: The size of the area being magnified when viewing
through a magnifying lens. The higher the power of the magnifier the smaller the field of view.
Diopter: Diopter is a measurement that is used to calculate
the power of a magnifying lens. The higher diopter will provide higher magnification. Diopter is expressed as
Power: Power is how large an object or print increases as you look through a lens. Magnifying power is expressed as "X"
Focal Length: Measurement from the center of the lens to
to the object and be in focus.
Focal Range: The distance from the magnifying lens to the object
Fresnel Magnifier: A flat magnifier consisting of concentric circles that can be a full page reading magnifier.
Visual impairment (or vision impairment) is a decreased ability
to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses or medication. Our low vision magnifiers
can be of help.
Rules Of Magnification.
- The higher the power of the lens, the closer you must get to the object being viewed
and the smaller the field of view.
- As the power of a lens increases the diameter of the lens decreases.
- Diopter is a term used to determine the
power(magnification}of a lens. The terms are sometimes confused.
- High power magnifiers such as 8x must be held steady or
else they will be out of focus.