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Magnifying Glass Sticker

"Objects under magnifier may quickly burn"
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I'm always interested in fine print. A lot of the time its the E numbers in food written in really small lettering on small jars and packages. Some are so small you need a magnifying glass and a bright e.g. kitchen light to read the print.

Failing good light, a powerful LED torch is a great way to add that extra F-Stop to your iris to make using a magnifying glass that much easier. But over time it becomes natural to move in the environment to position a light source over the shoulder and use a magnifying glass.

This is not suitable for checking out potential melanomas on a beach.

bigsleep, Jul 26 2017


       // This is not suitable for checking out potential melanomas on a beach. //   

       ... but is, ironically, an excellent way of removing them.
8th of 7, Jul 26 2017

       This won't work very well. Next time you use a magnifying glass, lay it flat on the thing you're trying to read, and you'll note that it's not very effective.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 26 2017

8th of 7, Jul 26 2017

       Even a Fresnel lens needs the same amount of distance between the object and the lens.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 26 2017


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