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Which Magnifying Lamp To Buy – 5 Reviews

If you would ask my opinion on what kind of magnifying lamp I would use to give your eyes some help on crafting your miniatures, I would go for a magnifying lamp that is clamped to your desk and has a bendable arm.

Because with those lamps, you have your arms free to craft obviously 😉

I have talked to you before about all the different kinds of magnifying lamps and some insights on it in this previous article of mine.

Of course, you could also use headsets, but I will talk about those in the next review soon!

Also, I will try to discuss some lamps with different styles, because that might be important for you as well. (don’t we have an eye for beauty, right? ) 🙂

I am only mentioning lamps that have gotten a review off at the least 4 stars to be fair, plus prices above 25 dollars because, in all honesty, I don’t think that cheaper ones would do a good job to make miniatures sorry.

And last but not least, the reviews will be about the magnifying lamps that I believe to be the most suitable for crafting miniatures, of course!

 

Magnifying lamp number 1.

 

Product Name: Flexible Desk Large 22cm+22cm 5X USB LED Magnifying Glass 

Place(s) To Buy: Banggood   magnifying lamp

Price: about $30,99 (limited time for SALE)

OwnersDANIU

Overall Rank:

Warranty: 30-day refund or replacement

Product Overview :

Magnifying Glass Multiple:5X LED Magnifying Glass

Technical details:

  • LED:60 SMD LED Lights
  • Lens Diameter:105mm/4.13”
  • Dimming: Smooth Dimming; 3 Color Modes
  • DC Adapter: 5V 2A
  • color black

The Good And The Bad :

The good :

  • nice price range/can help you out for your needs
  • The durable metal clip can be fixed to any flat surface that is less than 2.56 ”/ 6.5 cm (max) thick
  • flexible neck
  • lamps have 3 different colors

The bad :

  • you can’t control the lighting strength

Support :

Contact Banggood here.

My Final Opinion:

An overall good magnifying lamp that can last you a few years. I don’t know how long at average though, but I don’t expect it to last a lifetime for this price, especially the LEDs.

 

Magnifying lamp number 2.

 

Product Name: Magnifier Lamp Desktop LED Magnifier Lamp

Place(s) To Buy: Banggood magnifying lamp

Price :  $42,99 ( SALE= limited)

Owners: No brand visible

Overall Rank:

Warranty: 30 days refund or replacement

Product Overview :

Magnifier Lamp, used by nail salons and manicures, tattoo, as a beauty-light and of course for crafting

Technical details:

  • 5X Magnifying Lamp
  • Light source: LED chip
  • Switching method: USB push-button switch
  • Power: 12w
  • Bracket size: 500mm
  • modern style and black

The good and the bad :

The good

  • stable, metal base
  • the color temperature of LED light can be adjusted in 3 steps and the brightness can be adjusted in 10 steps
  • can be used for several things
  • good quality

The bad

  • USB interface only
  • the pipe in the base which is holding the lamp is aluminum and is very flimsy
  • rather small

Support:

Contact Banggood here.

My Final Opinion:

If I would start out with crafting/nails etc, I would surely buy this magnifying lamp to begin with.

 

Magnifying lamp number 3.

 

Product Name: Magnifying Floor Table Lamp Magnifier

Place(s) To Buy: Banggood magnifying lamp

Price: about $54,58 (on limited SALE)

Owners: No brand available

Overall Rank :

Warranty: 30-day refund or replacement

Product Overview :

A floor magnifying lamp that is used for facial beauty treatment, can of course be used for crafting.

Technical details :

  • Source: 16x LED magnifying
  • Voltage: 220V
  • Pattern: 68W Stepless dimming(6000lm), 34W No dimming(5000lm)
  • included 1 x Facial Light
  • item is white

The good and the bad :

The good :

  • brightness is adjustable
  • doesn’t take much space
  • durable
  • non-toxic

The bad:

  • tends to be less solid when the lamp is extended
  • be sure to ask for the right plug for your country

Support: contact Banggood here.

My Final Opinion:

I am not sure if this lamp is bendable enough to put it right over your crafting piece so you can easily see through or is it more suitable for beauty-salons? That might be the case, so be assured to ask before you purchase!

 

Magnifying lamp number 4.

 

Product Name: Magnifying Lamp Desk Table 

Place(s) To Buy: Banggood magnifying lamp

Price:  $62,42 (limited sale)

Owners: no brand

Overall Rank:

Warranty: 30-day refund or replacement

Product Overview :

A basic magnifying tool that can be clamped to your desk. The lens can rotate about 360 degrees, flip up and down 60 degrees

Technical details:

  • 22-watt bulbs, daylight spectrum
  • 5 Times Magnification
  • Rating Voltage: AC 240V/50Hz
  • Power: 22W
  • Input Frequency: 47Hz-63Hz
  • color:  white

The good and the bad :

The good:

  • daylight spectrum = eye-pleasing
  • sturdy clamp
  • good quality that can suit you for years

The bad:

  • be sure to provide the right plug

Support: contact Banggood here.

My Final Opinion:

I had to show you one lamp at the least that is similar to my own, cause it looks as sturdy as mine. If you want a magnifying lamp that doesn’t tire your eyes, this is an ideal one for only about 15 dollars more than the cheaper ones!

 

Magnifying lamp number 5.

 

Product Name: Magnifying Glass Floor Lamp

Place(s) To Buy: Banggood magnifying lamp

Price:  $139,99 (on SALE , it comes from $288 !)

Owners: No brand

Overall Rank:

Warranty: 30-day refund or replacement

Product Overview :

Floor magnifying lamp

Technical details:

  • 10x Magnifying Glass
  • LED Light: 3 Colors Adjustable
  • Voltage: ≤36V
  • Height Adjustable Range: 50-180cm
  • color: black/white

The good and the bad :

The good :

  • professional tool
  • 3 adjustable colors of LED
  • The view through this lens will be clear as air with no internal reflections, Long-term use will not cause dizziness

The bad:

  • pricey

Support :

Contact Banggood here

My Final Opinion:

As a final lamp, I also had to include at the least a professional floor lamp. This lamp is more pricey, but that’s because it has a lot of advantages that the other lamps don’t have. So you decide what is important to you and your wallet ;-).

 

Conclusion

Whichever magnifying lamp you are going to use for crafting, make sure it suits your needs. And decide if it is a good one for ‘your eyes only’ ;-). Because we all are different and would need different adjustments to be able to work on your miniatures without tiring your eyes too much!

Do you have any questions? Please leave them in the comments below and I wish you a Happy Crafting!

Kind regards,

Lizzy

 

 

5 thoughts on “Which Magnifying Lamp To Buy – 5 Reviews”

  1. Hi

    That is an interesting review of the best magnifying lamp to buy, especially if you want to do detailed and intricate work. This could be for delicate needlework, for sowing and for many DIY projects. When I do close work, as my eyes are not like they use to be, I like to use magnifying lamps to help make difficult jobs much more easier. They can be said to be a Godsend  and by chance, my old one has started to become problematic and that is why I was looking to buy a new one. I will carefully weigh the decision and buy one which is inexpensive, light and long lasting.

    Thank you

    Antonio 

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  2. Having several choices is wonderful.  I need better light with any crafting in our living area as the light situation is not good.  I love to do handwork while watching TV and right now my favorite thing is embroidery.  Your review gave me some ideas about how to make a decision for which lamp to select.  There are so many, and I don’t expect it to be pretty, I just want to see.  I had thought I wanted it to be freestanding,  

    You have selected a clamp-on lamp for your use,  What were the reasons you made this decision.  I am wanting to get a light and haven’t talked to anyone who has used both, the freestanding and the clamp on.  Do you have to be careful with a clamp-on?  I also like to string beads, and am learning Calligraphy.  With your using the light for miniatures, I presume that you don’t drag your stuff all over the place as I do.  Thanks, Sami

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    • Hi again Sami! 

      Thanks for looking at my newest article. Now about all off your questions.

      I have selected a clamp-on lamp, because at my house, there’s just not enough room to add another ‘piece off furniture’ in the space where I craft my dollhouses and miniatures, it is kind of full with working tables, the tables I put my houses on, my other crafting materials etc. As they are crafting tables, it doesn’t hurt them ‘extra’ with a clamp. If you want to be sure about not scratching your table, I would rather go with a standing lamp . And you guessed that right: I don’t drag it all over the place indeed 🙂

      Happy crafting !

      kind regards,

      Lizzy

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  3. Heloo Dear, a big thanks to you for sharing this insightful post on which magnifying lamp to buy. I have actually been considering getting a lamp for my reading table. Seeing this article has just made my search an easy one. I think the HimaPro LED Magnifying Glass Desk Lamp is a good take for me . Thanks

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  4. Hello Lizzy, it’s truly exciting to see you share this review on which magnifying lamb to buy. Whenever I am looking out to purchase anything online and offline, I consider the reviews of those that have the experience to be 100% valid and useful in purchasing only the best.

    These magnifying lamps are lovely considering the fact that they have their own support and amazing features too. This will not only give us an experience that is free of inconveniences in us supporting the lamb but aid our crafting of excellent miniatures. I love the features such as the LED included, the long life of the LED, and the magnifying rates too.

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