CHOOSING A BENCH MAGNIFIER BUYERS GUIDE
The advantage of a bench magnifier is that it is hands free and is available in
a variety of powers and models. Before selecting a bench magnifier consider the following:
power bench magnifier do I need?
higher the power of the magnifying lens the smaller the field of view and the shorter the work
Choose 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
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:
of bench magnifier will clamp on to the edge of your workbench, desk or table.
Table Top or Desktop Bench Magnifier:
This type of bench magnifier sits on your workbench, table or desk.
Standing Floor Bench Magnifying Glass-:
alone workbench magnifying glass with floor base.
Wearable 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.
Recommended Bench Magnifiers
The following bench magnifier and magnifying bench lamp models are well made and are distortion free.
LED BENCH MAGNIFIERS
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1.75x 3 Diopter Desktop Magnifier Lamp
NOT AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENT
FLUORESCENT BENCH MAGNIFIERS
WEARABLE BENCH MAGNIFYING GLASS
Telesight Magnifiers-Bench Magnifying Glasses
These bench magnifying glasses are perfect for various crafts.
Light weight and comfortable to wear.
The precision magnifying
lenses eliminate eyestrain.
Available in 6 Powers
HALF EYE $39.00 FULL FRAME $39.00 CLIP ON $39.00
Clip On Workbench Magnifying Glasses
on magnification models will clip-on to most frames and are light weight.
All workbench magnifier models flip up and are available in several powers.
Powers $10.50 2 Powers $9.95
Deluxe Headband Workbench Magnifier
3 magnifier lens pates included-1.75X, 2.25X, 2.75x.
Ratchet knob headband adjustment for a perfect
Can be worn with eyeglasses or safety glasses.
Padded leather headband for user comfort.
binocular lens plates. Tilts when magnification is not needed.
Workbench Magnifier Head Visor
Lighted 2 Powers $17.95
Lighted 4 Powers $15.95
1 Powers $15.95 3 Powers $23.95 4 Powers $33.95
Field Of View:
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 is a measurement that is used to calculate the power of a magnifying
The higher diopter will provide
higher magnification. Diopter is expressed as "D"
Power is how large an object or print increases as you look through a lens.
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 being viewed.
A flat magnifier
consisting of concentric circles that can be a full page reading magnifier.
ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means.
Our low vision magnifiers can be of help.