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Magnifying Glass With Light

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DLF's summary

Handheld illuminated magnifier. Available in a smaller size from some suppliers.


  • circular lens mounted in plastic frame
  • handle with integral sliding switch

Product dimensions

Diameter 8 cm
Magnification 2.7 x
Weight 200 g

Help and advice

Before purchasing a magnifier consider the magnification and size of the lens, generally a larger magnifier will have lower magnification and a high powered magnifier will have a small lens. Higher magnification magnifiers tend to show you less of what you are looking at, perhaps only a word or few letters at a time.1,2 If you have reduced grip or shaky hands then handheld magnifiers may not be appropriate as they need to be held steady. If possible try the magnifier before purchase.

For help choosing the right magnification device consult a low vision service. Contact your local social services department or the RNIB Helpline 0303 123 9999 . For more information visit the RNIB's magnifier page or the Partially sighted society www.partsight.org.uk

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From £7  Exc. VAT (?) Last checked: 19 September 2014
The Helpful Hand
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Head office
6-8 Chester Road
SK11 8DG

Supplier details last checked:
19 September 2014

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The Helpful Hand 's name for this product is Light Magnifier Their product code is: 643
From £8  Inc. VAT (?) Last checked: 10 March 2014
Active Mobility Centre Ltd
DLF's supplier standards rating: (Explain) rating bar full (70%)
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Head office
Head Office
174 Belasis Avenue
TS23 1EY

Supplier details last checked:
10 March 2014

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Active Mobility Centre Ltd 's name for this product is Magnifier With Light Their product code is: AA7260

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