The price on these lamps helped to land them on the top spot, at only $40. The FixFind Pro Magnify lamp features an extra large 7 ½” x 6 ¼” rectangular glass lens that is excellent for use in manufacturing, medical, and cosmetology tasks. Two 9 watt fluorescent bulbs help produce a bright light, with less heat being emitted from the bulbs to help keep you working comfortably. A heavy-duty clamp ensures that the lamp cannot be jarred off your desk while you are moving around.
#2 – Sona Enterprises 5x Power Magnify Desk Lamp w/ Flexible Arm
This long-reach flex-arm magnifier lamp features a spring-assisted 36” arm that makes it incredibly easy to find the perfect viewing angle. A 4” diameter optical quality glass lens helps to magnify your projects up to 3x. You have a choice between compact CFL bulbs or typical incandescent lights up to 60w. Using a CFL bulb in this lamp will help you avoid the typical heat buildup associated with incandescent lighting.
#3 – Sona Enterprises Table 5x Magnifier Lamp
Another great task lamp from Sona Enterprises, the SE 5x magnifier lamp features a bright white fluorescent light in a compact and convenient body. With 5x illumination your eye strain and discomfort is significantly decreased. This lamp is perfect for use when you travel, home, or office. Anywhere that you need a smaller sized light in order to work properly, the SE compact 5x desk lamp may be a perfect fit.
#4 – Fulcrum 12 LED Magnifier Floor Lamp
If you don’t have space for a desk magnifier lamp, and prefer the use of a floor model, the Fulcrum 12 LED magnifier lamp is perfect for you. A 5” diameter lens helps to magnify your smallest projects, featuring a 2x magnification power lens, as well as a 6x pinpoint lens that takes you in even closer. The LED lights last for up to 100,000 hours, and emit almost zero heat, which makes them perfect for long work hours.
#5 – ASF Lightware Solutions Beam N Read Hands Free Magnifier Lamp
When your project calls for constant movement of the lamp and magnification lens, a floor magnifying lamp may not be sufficient. As you move your head, the light may move into the wrong direction, or the lens doesn’t provide the correct focus. ASF Lightware’s Beam N Read 6 LED hands free magnifier light is the perfect solution for your problems. The bright LEDs magnify a true white light to provide the greatest level of detail, while the magnification lens moves as your eyes move. At $25, the cost makes this an incredible bargain, as well.