Types Of Craft Magnifiers
Hand Held Craft Magnifier
Pro: Portable and
short duration use as your hand will tire and you have to hold the magnifier in focus.
Magnification with both hands free to work on your craft tasks.
Con: Usually more expensive and less portable.
Types Of Hands Free Craft Magnifiers:
craft magnifier power should I choose?
- Select a craft magnifier that provides the proper magnification at a comfortable work distance.
- The higher the power of the craft magnifier the
shorter the focal length and the smaller the field of view.
- A very
high power craft magnifier may bring you to close to your work.
- For best craft magnifier results wear
you reading glasses.
*Does not apply to Fresnel Lens magnifiers which have a focal range of 4 inches.
Do I need a craft magnifier with a light?
A craft magnifying glass with light will provide a better magnified image then a non-lighted magnifier.
Most lighted craft magnifiers are either led or fluorescent lighted
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magnifier is best? Hand held magnifiers are best for short duration use
and a magnifying lamp or hands free magnifier with stand are best for long duration use.
Magnifier glass power and work distance: Select a craft magnifier with a power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance.
The higher the power of the craft magnifier the shorter the focal range(work distance)
and the smaller the field of view.
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.
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 "D"
how large an object or print increases as you look through a lens. Magnifying power is expressed as "X"
Measurement from the
center of the lens to to the object and be in focus
The distance from the magnifying lens to the object being viewed.
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