[vcf-midatlantic] [OT] My eyes are aging - glasses recos for electronics work/small print reading?

David Gesswein djg at pdp8online.com
Wed Nov 17 12:29:46 UTC 2021


Not really eye glasses and probably doesn't meets safety glasses either but
this is what I use over my normal glasses for close up work.

https://www.amazon.com/SE-Illuminated-Dual-Flip-Magnifier/dp/B08J2V8M8Y/ref=asc_df_B08J2V8M8Y/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=459681078152&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=5550151107419265986&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9007770&hvtargid=pla-985078060016&th=1

On Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 03:15:23PM -0500, John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I'm sure at least a few of you can relate.  Hell, I *know* Crawford
> Griffith can relate ;-)..
> 
> I wear contact lenses and without the lenses I can read small print/see
> tiny text on PCBs without problem.  Once the contacts are in I have real
> trouble focusing in some cases on small fonts, or other details such as the
> crappy way manufacturers print specs on power supplies.
> 
> Any specific recommendations for eye glasses here?  Are cheap reading
> glasses sufficient for [seeing] soldering "up close" and other uses like
> that or is there a type of reading / magnifying glass that's also for
> safety that someone would recommend?
> 
> Thanks!
> John


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