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Carson HM-30 Three-in-One Lighted Hobby Magnifier (2x, 2x with 3x Spot, 3.5x)

B&H # CAHM30 Mfr # HM-30
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Product Highlights
  • Bright LED Illumination
  • 3 Interchangeable Lenses
  • Clip-on Base Stand
  • Adjustable Neck Strap
  • Provides Hands-Free Inspection
  • Perfect for Hobbyists

The HM-30 Three-in-One Lighted Hobby Magnifier (2x, 2x with 3x Spot, 3.5x) from Carson Optical is a unique system that can be of great value for hobbyists, photographers or anyone who needs a multi-use lighted base magnifier. The three included lenses are easily interchanged with the press of a button. Or, by using the adjustable neck strap, it can be used as a hands-free viewer. In addition, if you remove the lens, it can also be used as a simple and effective book light.

The LED light is supplied via 3 AAA batteries (sold separately). The light is clear and bright and is a wonderful addition to any photo studio, hobby center or lab. The flexibility of this system is limitless since it can be used as a desk unit or around your neck.

The acrylic lenses are bright and generate clear images. The 2x lens also has a 3x spot lens for added magnification when you want to see even smaller details.

Note! Requires 3 AAA batteries (sold separately)

Chosen lens snaps into base - release button unlocks lens
Bright LEDs provide crisp, clear illumination
Can be used as a booklight
Adjustable neck strap for hands-free use
Format Lighted Magnifier
Magnification 2x 110 mm Rimless Round Acrylic Lens
2x Acrylic Fresnel Lens with a 3x Spot Lens
3.5x Dual Acrylic Lens
Lens Construction Acrylic
Linear Field of View Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dioptric Correction Range Not Applicable
Eyepiece 110 mm (4.3")
90 mm (3.5")
130 mm (5")
Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight 12.3 oz (348.7 g) (all components)
Carson HM-30 Three-in-One Lighted Hobby Magnifier (2x, 2x with 3x Spot, 3.5x)
  • LED Lighted Base
  • Clip-On Base Stand
  • 2x 110mm Rimless Round Lens
  • 2.5x Fresnel Lens with 3x Spot Lens
  • 3.5x Dual Lens
  • Adjustable Neck Strap
  • Warranted Against Manufacturer's Defects

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    CarsonHM-30 Three-in-One Lighted Hobby Magnifier (2x, 2x with 3x Spot, 3.5x)

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    Great value for the money

    By space cowboy

    from skokie, il

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Carson HM-30 Three-in-One Lighted Hobby Magnifier (2x, 2x with 3x Spot, 3.5x):

    This product is very easy to use and comes with several magnifying options. The light is not very good.

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