Choosing A Desk Magnifier
For Reading, Crafts And Close Work
What Is A Desk Magnifier? A desk magnifier consists
of a magnifying lens mounted to a base or clamp on device and is available in various powers and lens sizes. Desk magnifiers
are helpful for reading, crafts, industrial assembly, electronic assembly and medical and dental applications for
a long periods of time without eye strain, A desk magnifier, desk magnifying glass and desktop magnifying glass are the
same type of magnifier. For best desk magnifier results wear your glasses.
- Hands free permitting easier reading or performing close work with both hands.
- Available in a variety of powers and lens sizes.
- Usually higher
in cost then a hand held magnifying glass.
- Not as portable as a hand magnifier.
Types Of Desk Magnifiers:
Desktop/Tabletop Stand Magnifiers Magnifying Lamps
Full Page Stand Magnifier * Free Standing Magnifier
What Power Desk Magnifying
Glass Should I Choose? Select a desktop magnifying glass with a power
that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable work or reading distance. The higher the power the
shorter the work distance and the smaller the field of view. The high power magnifying glass may not be the best magnifier for you.
*Does not apply to Fresnel Lens magnifiers which have a focal range of 4 inches.
Information On Fresnel Full Page Desk Magnifiers:
: A full page desk magnifier for reading or large area viewing consists of a
large Fresnel lens mounted on a stand that allows for hands free reading of a whole page. The
advantage of a hands free full page reading magnifier is that it can be used
as a whole page size magnifier for reading books/newspapers.
a Fresnel magnifier? A Fresnel magnifier or Fresnel lens magnifying
sheet consists of a flat plastic lens with concentric grooves that permits magnified viewing
of a whole page. The focal length is about 4 inches from the object to be viewed.
Do I Need A Magnifying Glass On Stand With Light?
A magnifying glass with stand and light will provide better
magnification results as they provide a sharper and clearer image and more contrast then
a non-lighted magnifier. Our stand magnifiers with light are led or fluorescent lighted and provide a
soft white light to ease eye fatigue .
Recommended Desk Magnifiers
magnifiers listed below are well made and distortion free.
Non Lighted Desk Magnifier
LED Lighted Desk Magnifiers And Fluorescent Lighted Desk Magnifiers
2X Clamp-On Desk Magnifier With LED Light
- 2x Flexible Clamp-On Goose-Neck Desktop Magnifying Glass
- LED lighted desk magnifier for
- Cord or cordless
NOT AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL ORDERS
LED Lighted Magnifying Desk Lamps
1.75x 3 Diopter Lighted Desk Magnifying Lamp
- Perfect lighted magnifying desk lamp for home and office
- Features a power ring of 36 ultra
for spa, salon and facial magnifying lamp
NOT AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENT
1.75X 3 Diopter Magnifying Desk Lamp With Light
- Perfect magnifier dek lamp with light for
home, office or professional medical applications
- Features a power ring of 48 ultra bright LED’s
- Excellent for spa, salon and facial magnifying lamp
NOT AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENT
Fluorescent Lighted Magnifying Desk Lamps
Fresnel Full Page Magnifying Glass On Stand For Reading LED
Page Size Stand Magnifiers
Non-Lighted Full Page Stand Magnifiers
For Reading A Whole Page
|3X Desk Magnifying Glass Stand |
- Hands Free Reading Desk Magnifying Glass Stand
- Lens Size: 8.5" x 9.75" - Fresnel Lens
- Lens Power: 3X
- Desk magnifier on stand
for reading books and small print
Useful Magnifier Information
As you enter middle age your near vision changes and reading becomes more
difficult and causes eye strain. This condition is called presbyopia and a magnifier will make reading a book or crafts more
enjoyable. Other problems that a magnifying glass will be helpful
are low vision, macular degeneration, cataract and glaucoma.
Diopter: Diopter is a measurement that is used to calculate
the power of a magnifying lens. It will appear as "D" .
Power: Power is how large an object or print increases as
you look through a lens. It appears has "X"
Focal Length: Measurement from the center of the lens
to to the object and be in focus.
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
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.
power magnifiers such as 8x must