The placement of the L.E.D.s on the Quasar Lighting System™ plays an essential role in the over-all performance of the Lighting System. Rather than having only one or two bulbs lighting your work area, the Quasar LS utilizes multiple light sources located in an array around your field of vision. The result is an even, bright field of light that is focused directly in your line of sight. It is similar to having several lights focused directly onto your work area from different angles.
The entire Lighting System is also light weight. Only weighing 25grams without batteries and 57grams with batteries, the lighting system can be added to your visor without noticing much difference.
Rather than clipping a light to the top of the visor, Novacon has embedded six super-bright white LEDs into a new frame that overlays the existing lens on your OptiVISOR. These six LEDs provide bright illumination within the focal range of the lenses. The illumination diffuses rather quickly beyond a few feet, which is just fine since the lenses are not optimized for that distance anyway.
Installation is literally a snap. Unscrew the existing lens mounting screws from the OptiVISOR, replace them with snap pins that run through the light frame, lens plate, and finally through the OptiVISOR itself. Two snaps and the new assembly is in place.
Next, the battery box is held in place on the side of the OptiVISOR using a Velcro strap. Like the mounting pins, this battery box installs and is removed in seconds.
The unit is powered by a pair of AA Energizer batteries. The instructions that accompany the unit show that non-rechargeable AA batteries have the best performance for light brightness and duration. Energizers tested out the best. The worst performers are the rechargeable batteries as they are only 1.2 volts versus the standard battery rating of 1.5 volts.
DA3, DA4, DA5 $65.00
DA7, DA10 $70.00
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OptiVISOR is a precision binocular headband magnifier which permits unrestricted user efficiency while reducing eye strain—leaves both hands free and allows three dimensional vision. Used by anyone whose profession or craft requires close accurate work. Can be worn over prescription or safety eyeglasses.
- Optical glass prismatic lenses: Ground and polished to precision optical standards—bevel edged and mounted in an interchangeable plastic frame
- It tilts: Adjustable pivots allow the visor to be tilted out of the way when not needed and at your fingertips when you need magnification
- Adjustable headband: Conforms to fit all head sizes—fabricated from a special blend lightweight material. Comfortable when worn for long periods of time.
- High impact visor: Provides a tough, durable, always-new appearance
- Genuine leather comfort band: Padded orthopedic felt adds to comfort
Replace scratched or damaged lenses. Also buy a stronger magnification for harder to see areas. They Come in DA3, DA4, DA5, DA7 and DA10
DA3, 4, 5 $36.00
DA7 & 10 $39.00
The OptiLOUPE is an attachable lens that adds the additional power of an Eye Loupe to the OptiVISOR.
Designed for Monocular use, the OptiLOUPE easily flips up or down providing additional 2.5x magnification
Easily attaches to either eye of any OptiVISOR.