OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier OptiVISOR


Item # 1685
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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier Quasar LS lights only

Quasar LS lights only

Item # 1686
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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier 1.5X magnification lens only

1.5X magnification lens only

Item # 1688
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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier, OptiVISOR Headband with Quasar LS Lights

OptiVISOR Headband with Quasar LS Lights

Item # 1687
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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

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See better to do better work! The OptiVISOR flip-up magnifier frees both hands for inlaying, wiring, fret dressing and other close work.

The OptiVISOR comes with 2X magnification lens with a 10" (25.4cm) focal length — good for medium-close work like pearl cutting, inlaying, engraving and fret-dressing. The lenses are removable so you can switch to the 1.5X lens (#1688, sold separately), which gives you the option of a broader view.

Snap the Quasar LS™ high-intensity lights on the front of your OptiVISOR and really light up your work! High efficiency LEDs (light emitting diodes) surround the lenses to virtually eliminate shadows in hard-to-light areas. The lightweight battery box (with on/off switch) attaches easily to the OptiVISOR frame. Two AA batteries are included.

"However did I manage without it?"
—Stefan Sobell, renowned luthier Northumberland, England

If you've watched our videos, you know ace repairman Dan Erlewine is seldom without his OptiVISOR!

Lenses are optically-ground polished glass. Headband is adjustable and comfortably padded.


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A must have for serious work or those with older eyes

(Customer's Reviews)

After attempting to use one like the OptiVISOR from the store which shall not be named, I decided to try the OptiVISOR. The quality and difference was apparent immediately. It was so incredibly that I also purchased one for my instructor. Yes it costs much more than the cheapies, but aren't your eyes and work worth it. It was also more comfortable to wear for long periods working on inlays and the lights were perfect.


New eyes

(Customer's Reviews)

I bought this with the light and it works great. i thought it would be ackward to wear like a helmet, but really forgot about it and really help me to see. I also wear glasses and it did not bother me at all.


Money Well Spent!!

(Customer's Reviews)

I would not be able to work on my gear without this. I'm very pleased with this product and would definitely recommend the light kit hands down. Also just a shout out to stew-mac... one light had stopped working shortly after using it and customer service was absolutely phenomenal. I had a new light kit within days at my door step, can't say enough how much that meant!....
And its been working fine ever since.

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