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Magnifying Lamps
  • What does “power” mean for magnifiers?

    The degree to which a magnification lens enlarges the appearance of an object is its power. A magnifier that makes an object appear twice its size is 2x.

  • What is “field of view”?

    The field of view is the size of the magnified area in focus under the lens. The greater the magnification, the smaller the field of view, but the more detail is shown.

  • What is “focal length”?

    Focal length is the distance from the bottom of the lens to the point where your subject is in focus. The stronger the lens, the smaller the focal length.

  • What is a “diopter”?

    Diopter is a unit for measuring magnification. Specifically, it refers to the curvature of a lens and how it refracts light, affecting how an object appears when seen through the lens. As the curvature increases, the lens becomes thicker, the ... Read More

Machine Lights
Digital Microscope
Task Lighting
  • What are the primary benefits of task lighting?

    Task lighting can be more ergonomic (comfortable), increase productivity, provide greater control, and save money.

  • What is “task lighting”?

    Any light source designed specifically to direct light onto work performed by a person or machine is considered task lighting. When O.C. White first began designing light fixtures, he coined the term “applied illumination.”

  • What is the advantage of an adjustable-arm task light?

    Personal control. We can adjust the level of light for our individual viewing comfort. Our posture changes during the day. Our tasks vary to some degree. If we have windows, light in the room changes from morning to evening. In ... Read More

Monitor Stands
General Questions
  • Does O.C. White sell internationally?

    O.C. White products are used around the world. While we are happy to ship anywhere, we do not accept international purchases through our website. Customers outside the United States should contact us directly via our Contact Us page, and we ... Read More

  • How do I return an item?

    If you’re looking to return an item, please logon to our support site where you’ll find our RMA Request Form.

  • Where do I find support documents or products specifications?

    Our support site includes documentation and specifications for all our products. If you’re an O.C. White customer, please make certain you’ve signed up. It’s free and easy to do, and being registered will entitle you to future offers, news and ... Read More