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Eschenbach Vario Plus Illuminated Stand Magnifier
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Eschenbach Vario Plus Illuminated Stand Magnifier

Made in Germany magnifier with detachable handle and lens
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158263: LENS/Aspheric 100 x 75mm with reading line, 2.8x - £59.00
158063: LENS/Aspheric 100 x 50mm with reading line, 3x - £59.00
155993: LENS/Aspheric 80mm, 3x - £39.00
155493: LENS/Aspheric 70mm, 4x - £39.00
155393: LENS/Aspheric 60mm with reading line, 5x - £29.00
155273: LENS/Aspheric 50mm, 6x - £29.00
155173: LENS/Aspheric 35mm, 7x - £29.00
155073: LENS/Aspheric 35mm 10x - £29.00
155773: LENS/Aspheric 35mm 12.5x - £29.00
159910: HANDLE/Tungsten (requires two LR14 batteries) - £39.00
1599144: HANDLE/LED requires two LR14 batteries) - £49.00
1545: SPARE BULB/Tungsten, pack 5, for 159910 above - £16.95
1546: SPARE BULB/Mains, pack 2, for 1599203 above - £14.95

Eschenbach Illuminated Stand Magnifiers sit directly on flat surfaces for hands-free use but also have similar portability to hand-held models. They are ideal for reading and for people who find it difficult to hold conventional magnifiers.

Handles and lenses have to be ordered separately - a 'mix and match' system of interchangeable handles, lens heads and power sources allows users maximum comfort and control. To create a magnifier that meets your requirement first choose the lens(es) then select a handle from the drop-down list below.

Prices in the table below offer a 10% discount off the normal list price. Note: please remember that lenses and handles have to be ordered separately.

LENSES - All models feature Eschenbach's lightweight PXM lenses coated on both sides for extra durability. Some models have a retractable red line for easier reading while rectangular versions have an extra pivotable lens to help master smaller text or different orientation of printed matter.

HANDLES - Tungsten handles are cheapest but LED handles offer brighter illumination and longer-lasting battery life. Both need two LR14 batteries.

PRODUCT BLOG Eschenbach Vario Plus Magnifier

How do I order the Eschenbach Vario Plus illuminated stand magnifier?

The Eschenbach Vario Plus magnifier is described by the manufacturer as a modular system, and what that means is that the user chooses a lens and a handle separately. Our listings show both the handle and the lens as separate items: please remember to order both a lens and a handle if you have never ordered before. For the handle we always recommend the LED version, which offers a particularly bright and long-lasting white light; the lens is really down to the user and starts at 2.8x magnification. The strongest lens in the range goes up to 12.5x, which makes it one of the most powerful hand-held magnifiers available.

A hand magnifier which also rests on the page

All Vario Plus magnifiers can be hand-held or rested directly on the page so they are especially suitable for reading over long periods of time and for people with poor hand articulation who cannot hold magnifiers freely (e.g. age-related shaking or Parkinson's disease). Larger Vario Plus models -i.e.with a diameter of 58mm and above - have a retractable red reading line for easier line orientation and increased reading speed. The rectangular magnifier heads are equipped with a supplementary swivel lens for additional magnification.


Our stock levels are generally excellent which usually enables us to process orders on the day they are received. This means that actual delivery is normally well within our target of 7 days for UK addresses and 21 days for other worldwide addresses. If there is any further delay you will be notified by e-mail or phone. If the delay is unacceptable you can cancel your order without penalty.

UK deliveries include FREE postage and packing.

Non-UK deliveries are generally subject to a delivery charge of 4.95 for goods up to 50, rising approximately 5 per 50 order value thereafter. This threshold may be different for some destinations where the costs of postage are especially high.

All goods are subject to availability but we also reserve the right to refuse to supply you with goods. We will not be liable for any compensation/damages if we do not supply you.

If we cannot supply you with an item we will refund you in full.