The advantage of a bench magnifier is that it is hands free. Before selecting a bench magnifier consider the following:
What power bench magnifier do
higher the power of the magnifying lens the smaller the field of view and the shorter the work
a bench magnifying glass or bench magnifying lamp that will have the proper magnification at a comfortable work distance.
A very high power may not be your best choice.
For best bench magnifier results wear your glasses.
Rules Of Magnification.
Do I need a bench magnifier with light?
Magnifiers decrease light transmission
Either provide your own adequate lighting or select a bench magnifying
glass with light lamp.
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.