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

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 01:29:37 UTC 2021

One last comment...the CostCo readers are indestructible.  I recommend that

On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 10:22 AM Crawford Griffith via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Folks,
> I don’t normally need glasses for reading, but for electronics, especially
> surface mount stuff, I use a big lighted arm mount magnifier like Bill
> Degnan.  I even have a couple of microscopes for really tiny stuff.  I also
> have a variety of head mount magnifiers, hand held ones with and without
> lights, and a folding 5” one I take to workshops.  All the portable ones
> have been misplaced several times each.  Buying a replacement usually makes
> the lost ones reappear.  I’ve used cheap reader glasses, but try not to
> keep them on for long as they give me headaches.
> John H. - Hate to say it, but I think you have to try a bunch of different
> things and see what works for you.
> - Crawford

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