Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Magnifying mirrors But which is the magnifying power? Commercially we tend to use some conventional symbols, as an instance x2-x3-x6 or x5-x7-x10, to identify the magnifying power, even though they do not refer to the real enlargement of the lens; they are just meant to represent a gradual scale of comparable values. The enlargement a lens provides is due exclusively to the curving the glass has: the more curve it is, the larger the image is reflected. The lenses usually employed in this market are the following: X2 – X5: Lens curving radius = 800mm It is a quite weak magnifying, [...]