Wave LED

Industrial rectangular lens LED bench magnifier

Optimised for industrial applications, WAVE LED bench magnifier provides shadow-free, high quality 3D illumination to simplify any manufacturing, quality assurance, manipulation, or general examination task.

  • 3.5 and 5 dioptre (1.88x and 2.25x magnification)
  • 3D controllable illumination from left or right
  • UV and ESD versions for specialist industries

    Industrial rectangular lens LED bench magnifier

    Optimised for industrial applications, the WAVE LED professional bench magnifier provides maximum clarity, flexibility and stability for any manufacturing, quality assurance, manipulation, or general examination task.

    WAVE LED, UV and ESD bench magnifiers incorporate the same design excellence adopted throughout Vision Engineering’s award-winning stereo microscopes, providing maximum clarity, flexibility and stability.


    WAVE LED bench magnifier is ideal for a variety of precision tasks, including: electronics rework, deburring, sample preparation, dissection, assembly and manipulation.

    Shadow-free magnification

    WAVE LED offers shadow-free magnification and 3D viewing with the independently controlled left and right illumination. The 3D-feature is especially useful when working with circuit boards and similar delicate objects in inspection and rework applications.

    Flexible working positions

    Our magnifiers are specially designed to maximize horizontal and vertical movement. They provide significant horizontal reach, and will always stay in the right position without drifting.

    The arms are balanced by spring systems which ensure smooth and easy positioning – no knobs to tighten, nothing to adjust.

    The flexibility of the self-balancing arm and friction-free joint between the head and arm makes exact positioning easy. The fully-enclosed neck design is ideal for mechanical, electronics, circuit boards, dental and jewellery and other precision applications.

    Importance of light quality

    Good lighting reduces the risk of health problems, increases safety, and enhances productivity.

    Hence great importance is place on the light quality of our illuminated magnifiers, having powerful luminators with excellent light output. The quality and exact positioning of the light sources in relation to the lens allows for virtually shadow-free magnification and excellent colour rendering capabilities.

    Glass lens for superb clarity and comfort

    The quality of WAVE LED starts with the high performance optical glass lens means superb clarity. The crown glass lens has a lower refractive index than plastic lens bench magnifiers, which reduces the loss of light in transmission through the lens and therefore less distortion of the image.

    Less distortion makes for more comfortable viewing over longer periods of time.


    The modular design of Lynx EVO allows tailoring for individual application requirements, including HD digital image capture.

    STAYS Lenses

    Self-Traction Accessory Yield System for use with KFM LED, WAVE LED, LFM LED, IFM, and Circus LED Magnifiers. 2” lens diameter (2.5” diameter including the silicon gasket frame).
    504044 diopter STAYS Lens
    504066 diopter STAYS Lens
    5041010 diopter STAYS Lens

    Floor Stand Trolley

    863mm (34″) Painted steel pole and cast iron base includes both casters and glides.
    50036BKRolling Floor Stand, black
    50036LGRolling Floor Stand, light grey
    50036WTRolling Floor Stand, white
    SPA025674Extra weight for Rolling Floor Stand, white (required for Circus magnifiers)

    A-Edge Mount Bracket

    For mounting products to horizontal surfaces. Maximum 57mm (2.25”) opening.
    60001BKA Edge Mount Bracket, black
    60001LGA Edge Mount Bracket, light gray

    C-Surface Mount Bracket

    For permanent mounting to tables or other horizontal surfaces.
    50005BKC Surface Mount Bracket, black
    50005LGC Surface Mount Bracket, light grey

    FE Base

    For use with 762mm (30”) arm magnifiers (USA only).
    50010BKFE Base, black
    50010LGFE Base, light gray
    50010WTFE Base, white

    AH Mount Braket


    To discuss your particular requirements in further detail, please contact  your local Vision Engineering representative.


     Lens3.5 dioptre or 5 dioptre, 171mm x 114mm (6.75″ x 4.5″) rectangular white crown glass lens
     Secondary  lenses4, 6 or 10 dioptres STAYS secondary suction lenses can be attached to the crown glass lens.
     Illumination2 x 6W dimmable LED modules
    13W total energy consumption
    4600 lux at 297mm (11″) focal length
    Correlated colour temperature (CCT) is 4000°K
    Dimmable step control -0-50-100%.
     Arm  technologySelf-balancing arm with friction-free joint between the lamp head and arm. Heavy duty internal spring 1143mm (45″) parallel three-pivot K-arm (30″ arm for USA only) .
     MountingEdge clamp. or other table clamps, integrated table mounts and trolley available. (For USA only weighted base available for 30″ arms)
    Body materialWAVE LED steel arm, shade in aluminium, light grey.
    WAVE LED ESD steel arm, shade in aluminium or black.
    TimerWave LED / LED ESD / LED UV is equipped with step dimming 0-50-100%.
    Auto shut-off function after 4 or 9 hours.
     Power  consumption13 Watts
     Power supplyOperating voltage 100V – 240V 50/60 Hz.
     AccessoriesDust cover included. Refer to accessories tab for other options.

    Magnification Table
    This table provides a complete overview of the total magnification options available by adding secondary lenses to the illuminated magnifiers.

    lens dioptre
    lens dioptre
    Total magnificationTotal
    Focal length
    Wave® LED, Circus LED (incl. ESD-Safe and UV models)
    3.51.88X3.5285mm (11″) (5″) (4″)
    3.510.04.38X13.575mm (3″)
    5.02.25X5200mm (8″) (4.3″) (3.5″) (2″)
    KFM™ LED, LFM LED, KFM, IFM (incl. ESD-Safe models)
    3.01.75X3330mm (13″) (5.5″) (4.3″) (2.8″)
    5.02.25X5200mm (8″) (4.2″) (3.5″) (2″)


    Can I have a higher diopter lens?

    There are two options available 3.5 and 5 diopter models, please specify which dioptre lens you wish when ordering. The lenses are fixed and not interchangeable.

    To increase magnification futher there are a number of secondary lenses available (refer to maganification table in Technical section).

    Generally 3 and 3.5 diopters provides the best balance between magnification and working distance for more industrial uses.

    What is the benefit of a glass lens over a plastic lens?

    There are number of reasons that mineral glass lenses provide exceptional clarity and robustness over that of plastic lenses.

    High quality glass mineral lens offers less distortion than plastic as it has a better surface form and refraction index, so allowing more light through providing better optical clarity of the image.

    Plastic can be easily scratched and is less durable than glass and can be accidentally melted through contact with a hot source such as solder or splatter as well as being is less resistant to chemical and solvents.

    Glass lenses bench magnifiers are usually higher quality than plastic lens versions and are more suited to industrial, scientific and manufacturing applications.

    Can I easily adjust the illumination?

    Yes. There is 3 step dimmable illumination control. Selectable left, right, or full LED illumination for enhanced 3D viewing.

    What is a dioptre?

    dioptre (UK), or diopter (US) is a unit of measurement of the optical power of a lens or curved mirror.

    As the dioptre increases, the lens becomes thicker, making the object look bigger. The higher the dioptre, the more magnification the lens provides. A flat window has an optical power of zero dioptres, and does not converge or diverge light.

    It is also important to note that the power of the lens is inversely related to the focal distance (working distance). Meaning, as the power of the lens increases, so the focal distance decreases, making it more difficult to perform tasks with high magnification lenses.

    See Mantis Compact low magnification stereo microscope if higher magnification is required.

    Magnification is calculated by simply dividing the dioptre by 4, then adding 1.

    e.g. 3 dioptre lens = 3/4 + 1 = 1.75x

    Therefore, objects viewed through a 3 dioptre lens will appear 175% bigger than normal.

    Additional information

    Ergonimic 'Eyepiece-less"


    Image Capture



    Low (20x max)

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