The wide base ensures this magnifying lamp remains stable on your bench or worktable. The 125mm ground glass lens is surrounded by a 16W daylight fluorescent tube. This produces a bright high quality light with very little heat emission. The arm has two joints so you can position the 1.75 times magnification lens in the most convenient position. The base has handy inbuilt storage positions for small tools or other bits and pieces. This magnifier is ideal for the anyone looking to illuminate and magnify their work at the same time.