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8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page

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Summary 8X35 8X magnification, 35mm diameter Can be used as a handheld magnifier, but it is also designed so that it can rest on the page (more comfortable for prolonged reading). Very bright LED light. Comments From the German optical company Schweizer.  A small illuminated reading magnifier with a very high magnification, designed for those with the most severe eye conditions. Unlike the larger sizes of Schweizer, you need to move your eye close to the lens, and you will only see one or two words at a time - HOWEVER, the clarity of the lens and the brightness of the light will enable many nearly-blind users to read. Also good for very detailed examination of stamps and coins, small negatives, PCBs and other specialist work. The photo of what you will see through the lens is a 'true' photo, it has not been enhanced (i.e. the text really does appear that large and that clear). Technical Magnification / lens size in mm: 8X35 Field of view* Vertically: 3 or 4 lines. Horizontally: 2 or 3 words. Overall size: 220mm X 65mm X 40mm Light: LED Lens material: Plastic Origin / brand: from Schweizer, Germany Presentation / extras: box The magnifiers are brand new / mint condition, the boxes are a bit scuffed. Power: three AA batteries (supplied) * Want a wider field of view? Try a lower magnification. Field of view and magnification are connected, that's the way handheld lenses work, there is no choice, it's a 'rule' of optics, the higher the magnification the narrower the field of view.  Price/availability Why is the price is so low? (the retail price is over £60.00). Because we bought a 'job lot' of Schweizer magnifiers from a large company - they bought them from Schweizer (i.e. these ARE genuine!) then decided not to deal in optics. We have less than 100 of these, once they have gone there will be no more! Further information Everything you need to know about magnifiers and magnification. See information about (and reviews of) loupes (small high-power folding jewellers' magnifiers). See information about (and reviews of) binocular (head-worn) magnifiers- especially the surgeons-type. See a guide to magnifiers for the partially-sighted. See loupes with UV lights. Products: see pocket microscopes and phone microscopes, click here. With most magnifiers* magnification and working distance are related. Download our Excel sheet, enter a magnification to see the resulting working distance, enter a working distance to see the resulting magnification. * excluding surgeons-type, digital & phone magnifiers, and microscopes. VAT-free Save 20% if you are registered blind or partially-sighted, download a form here (will open as a Word document). Instructions As soon as you've placed the order, email us to SAY you will be filling in the form. Then we won't process the order until we have received it, and THEN, when we take the money from the card, we will deduct the VAT.  If we already have the form from a previous order, simply tell us (there is no need to fill it in again).

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3 days ago
Date of purchase: 29/05/2024
8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page
excellent reader rest-on-page is a great help thanks for quick delivery
Trusted Customer
3 years ago
Date of purchase: 07/06/2020
8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page
Purchased for my Dad and he is really pleased - product helps him read his newspaper once more!
Trusted Customer
5 years ago
Date of purchase: 05/02/2019
8X35 Schweizer model 144282, reader with light, handheld + rest-on-page
Bought for partially-sighted person. Can now read small print.
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