(Topic ID: 260406)

Work lighting and magnification question/options


4 months ago

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    #1 4 months ago

    Hi guys, I work on a lot of Em’s. I am wondering what you guys use for lighting and magnification when working inside a game. For instance, the ax relay in a gottlieb. My eyes aren’t great and I need light and magnification to make sure contacts are gapped and working well. Let me know what you are using. Thanks so much, Brian.

    #2 4 months ago

    I use a headlamp if I'm working on something in the game. But being bent over like that, with the relay clip out and trying to see if the gap is open or closed, is a pain. Best bet is to pull the board out of the cabinet and work on it on a bench.

    I don't have anything for magnification if I'm working inside the game. On the bench I have one of those fluorescent lights with a magnifying glass in the center. It's great for doing soldering work.

    #3 4 months ago

    I found these little rechargeable LED lamps: amazon.com link »

    Small enough to sneak into tight places, three levels of illumination, and multiple ways to prop / hang / attach (hook, magnet, swivel mount).

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