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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier

OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier OptiVISOR

OptiVISOR

Item # 1685
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$67.63

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier Quasar LS lights only

Quasar LS lights only

Item # 1686
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$26.20

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OptiVISOR Headband Magnifier 1.5X magnification lens only

1.5X magnification lens only

Item # 1688
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$43.97

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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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$93.83

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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.


CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


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5.0

Perfect replacement

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I managed to snap off one of the wires on my OptiVISOR's light unit. This one works better than the original.

5.0

Life Saver

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Bought this for closeup woodworking. Pleasantly surprised. Works as advertised -- can't stay out of the shop.

4.0

Very helpful

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I purchased this magnifier to add to the tools I use for marquetry. Wish I had purchased years ago. The lens that came with the device is of greater magnification, shorter focal length, than the existing magnifier but it does allow me to get closer to the project. The LED’s are a major plus. My only complaint is that the LED’s seem to flicker when turning on via the switch. Most likely a loose wire in the switch. Otherwise, a great asset.

5.0

useful as well as fashionable

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I'd got this as an upgrade and it definitely is. The combination of glass lenses, batteries, and lights make it a bit heavier than my old cheapo version but that's more than offset by the secure adjustability and comfortable fit. It's wonderful to have light focused where you are actually looking. So much better than clenching a flashlight in your teeth and messin' with gooseneck lamps. The light this thing gives off is nice and bright but silvery blue and definitely changes the way color looks, so just be aware of that.

5.0

Great Optics, great lighting!

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Verified Buyer


The optics are very clear, much better than my prior pair of magnifying glasses and the led lights really light up the what I'm working on. I finally can really see the detail of what I am doing!

5.0

I love it with the light

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Verified Buyer


I can see I can see and it's adjustable so it feets also

5.0

I can wear it over my glasses!

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My old eyes don’t see as well as they used too. I am constantly taking my glasses on and off to do really fine work like binding and purfling channels or rosettes. With the optivisor I can work on detail work without ever having to take my glasses off. A real plus. And they are surprisingly comfortable. Just what I needed!

5.0

The most used tool i own!

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Years ago i jokingly referred to this as "Dan's Face Shield" I'm an engineer who's been trained in intricate circuit repair for military systems over the past 40 years and never felt i needed one of these. Over recent years I've been struggling with my vision and lost the joy of doing my own guitar work. I'm now 60 years old with two cataract surgeries behind me,. However, I still have a difficult time in low-light situations. This product gave me a new lease on performing intricate detailed work on my guitars. Once again I enjoy working on my guitar as a hobby - thank you StewMac & Dan!

5.0

I'm not that bad after all...

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I've recently started trying to repair and/or modify my own guitars requiring soldering. I thought I was just horrible at soldering...until I got these glasses. My gosh, before I just didn't realize the degree at which I couldn't see. These glasses put everything so clear that it made it so much easier to solder and boosted my confidence for future projects. If you think you can't solder well, try seeing really well first. These will do the trick.

5.0

I should have bought these years ago

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After messing around with cheater readers, this allows me to see my work like I'm 20 years old again when I had 20/20.

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