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Eschenbach Mobilux LED 10X Magnifier

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Simply Superior: Eschenbach Optics 1511 Mobilux

Illuminated hand-held magnifiers provide magnification and illumination for spotting tasks and they are ideal for in-home uses such as looking up phone numbers, setting the thermostat, or reading the prescription on a medicine bottle.

The new ESCHENBACH 1511 Mobilux series of illuminated hand-held magnifiers features LED illumination with many new benefits. SMD LED (light emitting diode) illumination provides an alternative light source preferred by many patients due to its distinctly whiter spectrum and longer useful life. In addition to the bulbs offering nearly unlimited life (50,000 hours), the batteries last 5 times as long as when used with incandescent bulbs. These features provide lower usage costs and make the magnifiers even easier to use.

To soften the color of the light small yellow filters are included which can be snapped-on over the LED bulbs to provide an illumination option. High quality lenses that are nearly distortion-free. Cera-tec coating which makes the lenses nearly glass hard and protects them from scratches. The SMD LEDs provide optimum illumination and with the optional yellow filter in place, a second warmer white light is available.

The step-up converter provides consistent illumination over time because the power supply of the LED is evenly regulated - this provides an efficiency level of more than 80 percent. Plus, this active miniature switching regulator helps to provide bright illumination - over 50 percent brighter than the competition. 

  • A comfortable, ergonomic handle with a large, easy-to-operate ON/OFF switch
  • A battery compartment that uses high quality springs that makes changing the batteries a snap, and a cover that opens and closes easily
  • SMD LEDs that are completely enclosed to eliminate possible damage
  • Snap-on yellow filters allow users to choose between a bright white or soft yellow light
  • A complimentary protective case that protects the lens cover and 2 AA batteries
  • Magnification: 10x
  • Diopter: 38D
  • Illumination: LED
  • Lens Size: 35 mm
  • Lens Type: Aspheric
  • Bulb (Included):
  • Power Source: 2 AA Batteries (Included)
  • Mount: High Grade White Plastic
  • Lens Material: Optical Grade Plastic with Cera-tec Coating
  • Miscellaneous: Snap-On Yellow Filter Included 

Manufacturer's warranty

How do I choose the right vision aid?

Low vision optical devices, such as magnifying reading glasses, magnifiers, and small telescopes, are different from regular glasses and magnifiers.

Since low vision optical devices are task-specific, your doctor may prescribe different devices for different tasks. One device can be used for reading the newspaper, another for watching TV, another for spotting bus numbers or street signs, and still another for watching a football game or a play.

Some doctors recommend starting with one device to see how you manage, and adding additional devices as you become used to working with the device you have. It is extremely helpful to both you and your doctor if you can make a list of the tasks or activities that are most important to you and share that information with him or her.

The low vision service is incomplete unless you've been taught how to use the devices that have been prescribed for you. After you've been prescribed a low vision device, such as a magnifier, it's important to learn how to use it when you get home.

Low vision optical devices can be grouped into two basic categories:

"Near" optical devices for activities such as reading, sewing, writing, and crafting "Distance" optical devices for activities such as attending movies and sporting events; reading street signs and price tags; and identifying numbers on buses and trains. "Near" Optical Devices
"Near" devices are for close work, such as reading and sewing. The most common devices in this category include:

Stand Magnifiers
The simplest device for reading is the stand magnifier. When placed on the page, this type of magnifier is automatically in focus for reading.

The advantages of stand magnifiers are:

They are inexpensive and readily available
The focusing distance is set by simply placing the magnifier on the page
They are helpful for individuals with poor motor control
They can be used in combination with regular eyeglasses.
Some stand magnifiers come with built-in lights.
The disadvantages of stand magnifiers are:

Book bindings may present a problem, as the magnifier may not remain in a stable or fixed position
They can block the reading light and reduce the amount of illumination that reaches the page.
They can be bulky and are not as portable as smaller hand-held magnifiers.
Hand-Held Magnifiers
The hand-held magnifier is especially useful for shorter-term "spot" and single-word reading, such as looking up numbers in the telephone book or reading price tags.

The advantages of hand-held magnifiers are:

They are usually inexpensive, portable, and readily available.
They have the most "normal"appearance of any low vision optical device.
They are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and magnification strengths.
You can vary the distance at which you hold the magnifier from your eyes, depending upon your lighting and reading needs.
Some hand-held magnifiers come with built-in lights.
The disadvantages of hand-held magnifiers are:

They require steady hands and good motor control.
Higher power (or stronger) magnifiers allow you to read only a few letters at a time.
Your reading speed will likely decrease.
Stand magnifiers without built-in lights require supplemental lighting for best vision.
Finding and maintaining the correct focus is sometimes difficult.
Magnifying Reading Glasses
Magnifying reading glasses allow an individual to read for longer periods of time. They are also called "microscopes" because they produce magnified images of small words and objects.

The advantages of magnifying reading glasses are:

You can read several words at one time.
You can read with both eyes if your prescription is a lower-powered one.
You can read for longer periods of time than with hand-held and stand magnifiers.
Both hands can be kept free while reading.
You are probably familiar with reading glasses already.
The disadvantages of magnifying reading glasses are:

A higher magnification power can require a very close reading distance, which can be tiring and frustrating for some individuals.
Training is usually required to use magnifying reading glasses effectively.
Finding and maintaining the correct focus can be difficult and require practice and experimentation.
Your neck, arm and shoulder muscles can become fatigued if you read for longer periods of time.
It's possible to experience eyestrain and headaches initially.
It's important to experiment with selecting and positioning appropriate lighting.
Distance Optical Devices
"Distance" devices are best for activities such as television viewing, a visit to the movies/theater, attending a sporting event, and bird watching.

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