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Opticron Hand Lens 23mm 6x magnification

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High quality doublet hand lens
Robust metal case

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NHBS Price: £13.00 inc VAT £14.95 (Save £1.95) $16/€15 approx
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About this product

A pocket loupe or hand lens is an essential part of the naturalist's field kit. Whether your interest is plants or insects, rocks or small mammals, a magnifying lens will allow you to observe the finer details which will improve both your identification skills and your overall appreciation for the intricacies of the natural world.

This Opticron Hand Lens contains a high quality 23mm doublet lens and provides excellent distortion-free magnification. This lower (x6) magnification means that you will have a larger field of view and longer focal distance than you would with a comparable x10 or x20 lens and this makes it useful for looking at the larger features of specimens.

When not in use the PMMA lens pivots inside the metal alloy casing so that it is protected from scratches and knocks. This also makes it very compact and it will easily fit into a pocket or bag. This hand lens also has a useful metal loop for attaching a neck cord. 

To use a hand lens hold it close to your eye then bring the specimen up to the lens until the point where it is in focus.

Recommended Accessory:
NHBS Lanyard (Neck Strap) - a fieldwork essential. Keep your hand lens, GPS, or mobile phone from getting lost in the field.

 


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