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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier OptiVISOR

OptiVISOR

Item # 1685
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$54.81

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier Quasar LS lights only

Quasar LS lights only

Item # 1686
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$24.95

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier 1.5X magnification lens only

1.5X magnification lens only

Item # 1688
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$37.58

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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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$79.76

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

About This Item

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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5.0

Optivisor

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Excellent item. Just what I needed. Arrived quickly and functions as stated.

5.0

How can you work without these????

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At first, I was skeptical. I have seen cheaper (read: knock-offs) versions of these but the quality of the Donegan are unrivaled. Be aware there are two type os lenses: glass and plastic. Both are fine products with the plastic ones being less expensive , but the plastic ones will scratch.

I would also advise to buy the screw-on loupe (see picture). It swings up or down out of the way when not needed and is spring-tensioned so it will stay where you place it.

5.0

Great addition to my shop!

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Got mine as a birthday gift, and so glad I did! Used during restoration of a 1932 Dobro, and Pre-1900 Farris Banjo. Sooo much easier on my old eyes!
Also have repaired jewelry that I wouldn't have been possible before these were hanging in my shop!
Worth every penny!

5.0

Better than I thought!

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This headlamp magnifier with light is very comfortable and has helped a lot in my work

5.0

A must have for serious work or those with older eyes

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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.

5.0

New eyes

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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.

5.0

Money Well Spent!!

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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.

3.0

does the job

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yes it does the job but I personally think it's over priced and not up to the usual SM quality. It's better than the one I bought online for $9.95 but I don't think its any better than ones I've seen for around 30

5.0

Should Have Bought This Item Years Ago

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I ordered this item for the finishing process of a guitar kit I am building. None of my local stores sell this product so I was pleased to find it at Stewart-MacDonald. My only regret is that I didn't by this magnifier years ago. I've struggled through countless projects in the past without these magnifiers and can't begin to describe my frustrations. The magnifier I bought from Stewart-MacDonald is everything it was described to be. The video stated that the head band is so comfortable, you'll forget you have them on. I thought that claim might be an exaggeration but it wasn't. When I'm done using them, I swing them up out of my way and keep them on my head. I almost always forget I'm wearing them and find myself walking around the house until I pass a mirror and realize they're still on. Boy... I wish I had bought them long ago... great product.

5.0

Bright lights!

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The bright lights are a great addition when you buy those also. The optivisor is adjustable to your head size and helps me to see my work closer. Very nice for a person who is getting older.

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