OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier OptiVISOR

OptiVISOR

Item # 1685
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$61.89

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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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$41.88

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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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$86.84

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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
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4.0

Good.. But a few suggestions.

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So these work as advertised. To make the more useful to me I extended the wires for the lights so that I could attach the battery pack to the back headband. This allows for easier adjustments of the visor up and down and relives the neck due to the weight being farther back. I used some Velcro to attach it. Which works much better as well. The design of the lights is fair, but there should be another bulb in between each of the ones that are already on it. Sort of like a light strip. Battery usage as-is is excellent. Many many hours of use. I'd suggest Stewmac also add other OptiVISOR lens options (I had to get them elsewhere). I use these every time I work on this stuff. So, essential and a must have.

5.0

Awesome

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Verified Buyer


Dont know how I did it before I got these.

4.0

Would be 5 star ....

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Verified Buyer


I love them. It would be 5 star if i had more lense options.

I swear, i can actually see the fret end burr being cut off and no longer have to feel it, although i do anyways. I can now see the exact shape of my frets when crowning. It makes for a much more uniform job from fret to fret.

I used them to do my first spherical fret end job. I would have been able to do so without the optivisor. The light is perfect to shift the shadows and get a precise view from all angles.

It is expensive but for me, well worth it.

2.0

A bit deceiving....

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Verified Buyer


Based on the image it looks like the accessories are included - they're not. The headpiece with the basic magnifiers are OK - but by itself it's a real stretch to see a $60 value.

Response from StewMac


Hi Terrence,

Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us. We're sorry to hear that the OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier didn't meet your expectations. If you are not satisfied with a product, you may return it for a refund or exchange. Please call us at 1-800-848-2273. We look forward to helping you with this.

5.0

Great for me to do close work in my guitar shop as well as other places around my home.

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Good clear magnification that helps me see the final finish on my fret work! I should have gotten an additional set of lens though.

5.0

High Quality View

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Verified Buyer


Just the thing for my tired eyes. Light is excellent.

5.0

This works super well. Real happy with it, if you don’t have one buy one.

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Verified Buyer


This is really fantastic it lights up your work area, makes it easier to see detail.
I wish I had one 20 years ago.

5.0

Optivisor

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Verified Buyer


Works great, just what a geezer needs for soldering and fine tuned work that need's to be perfect.

5.0

Can't DO without.!!

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Verified Buyer


I decided after retirement I wanted to "tinker" with my guitars. Do my own set ups and repairs etc.. Didn't take long to figure out I needed help seeing certain things. Contacted customer service at StewMac and was directed to this very helpful tool. This visor is awesome. The led attachment is a must for me. Great help. Thanks StewMac. I couldn't do it without these.

5.0

A must-have for amp repairs

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Verified Buyer


Gone are the days of blisters and collateral component damage from not being able to clearly see where my soldering iron is! I really have no idea how I used to work on amps before I had these.

I also purchased the LED lights which are great - no more shadows.

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