headband magnifier consists of a 2 prismatic lens that are mounted on a visor that is worn on the head.
Headband magnifiers provide more
magnification then ordinary glasses and allow for hands free use.
Headband magnifiers are used for
reading, hobbies and crafts, woodworking, woodcarving, jewelry making, jewelry repair and many applications
such electronic assembly and inspection.
Our headband magnifiers are comfortable to wear for long periods
of time and prevent eye strain
For best headband
magnifier results wear your glasses.
Attributes Of A Quality Headband Magnifier
Light weight: A headband magnifier that is to heavy will be uncomfortable.
Adjustable headband: The headband magnifying glass should be adjustable for a good fit.
Padded headband: Select
a headband magnifier that is padded for comfort.
Lighted headband: If lighting conditions are poor a headband magnifier
with light is advisable.
your glasses. All of our headband magnifiers can be worn with glasses.
Down: Most of our magnifiers will flip up and out of the way.
Coated lenses: Coated
lenses will protect the lenses from scratches, mars and reduce glare.
What Features Do I Need?
Multiple lenses: Many of our headband magnifiers are available
with multiple interchangeable power lenses.
do I need? Select a headband magnifier that
provides a magnification power that suits your needs at a comfortable work distance.
A very high power may result in an uncomfortable short work distance. If you are unsure of your needs, select headband magnifier with
Do I need a lighted headband
magnifier? A headband magnifier with light provides a sharper and
clearer image. Our led headband magnifiers provide a soft white led light to ease eye fatigue.
Do I need a headband magnifier with multiple lenses?
If you are unsure of the power you need or you have a need for more then one power then a headband magnifier with
extra lenses is advisable.
Rules Of Magnification.
- The higher the power of the lens, the closer you must get to
the object 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 power(X) Diopter(D) are sometimes confused.
- High power magnifiers such 3X must be held steady or else they
will be out of focus
Headband Magnifier Uses: Reading, crafts, hobbies,
low vision, jewelry making and repair, machinists, tool and die makers, leather-crafting, woodcarving, woodworking,
sewing, knitting, cross stitching, quilting, needlework, needle-crafts, electronic assembly, medical, dental applications.