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A4, A3 and Laplight.
Art, Design, Tracing, Advertising, Tattooing, Display, Crafts, Photography, Illustration, X-Ray, SAD plus loads of other applications!
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Discover a way of easily and inexpensively improving your design work or display project. Our lightboxes are super slimline and never get hot. Our art, design and tracing lightboxes are available in A5, A4, A3, A2, and A1A0 sizes. Not only are our lightboxes the best, you also won't get such great quality at a cheaper price.
They are super slimline, only 18mm deep and with a completely flat, frameless front surface. Because the lightboxes are so very slim they are extremely comfortable when working on art, design, tattooing and tracing. The light boxes are edge lit by LED (Light Emitting Diodes).
The front surface of the lightbox is very firm and rigid, making it perfect for graphic design, animation, analysis, embossing and many other uses. You can upgrade this type of lightbox to a touch-sensitive dimming lightbox which will alter the brightness of the lightbox from fully on to off with just a touch of a finger.
We also have a great range of display lightboxes again available in A4, A4, A3, A2, A1 and A0 sizes - we are also able to make bespoke sizes of display lightboxes - please call 01606 837 517 for details.
Our innovative and award winning A4 Laplight is a lightbox with a comfortable detachable cushion - perfect for people who like to have their work on their lap.
Quilters and Patchworkers love our lightboxes and
Tattooists also find our lightboxes invaluable.
Amazing value Professional Standard
Because of the special screen used to dissipate light evenly, our ultra slim light box is great for analysis.
Our display lightboxes will really make your art display or menu stand out. The light boxes can be wall mounted.
Suitable for a huge variety of uses
This photo shows a close -up from an Xray of an MRI scan illuminated by an A3 lightbox from lightboxUK (the flare is a result of camera flash). The even light dissipation with our edge lit light boxes means that reading xrays is really easy. The LED's and cold cathode tubes we use mean that our light boxes are extra long life, cost very little to run (less than an average lightbulb) and they don't get hot.
Below is a picture of an installation showing A2 lightboxes in a takeaway restaurant. (courtesy of alpha signz tel. 01245 221 517)
As an illustrator do you find that it`s hard to get the right type of light level in your studio? The light from overhead might not be sufficient but what about light from underneath instead? This process could be simple if you introduced an A3 lightbox into your studio. These boxes are designed for tracing and embossing and they are particularly good when it comes to illuminating photography and all types of artwork too. No longer would you be squinting in the dark if you had one of the boxes of light to help you out. The larger surface area of the unit is ideal for larger types of projects and they make wonderful display areas too. With average usage you`ll get plenty of life out of the unit and if you are worried about the amount of energy that it used then you shouldn`t because the lamp inside has a power consumption which is less than a 20 Watt bulb. Just imagine how many illustrations you could produce when the A3 lightbox was helping you out? It would certainly make things clearer for you as your beavered away producing your fine examples of artwork. Low light levels in studios can be a pain but the bright A3 lightbox will certainly provide plenty of illumination.
Animators sometimes use a Light Box to illuminate their work as it is being drawn. This type of light aid is proving to be popular in plenty of other industries as well. You`ll find the light boxes at work in tattoo parlous or they can be put to good use at exhibitions. Photographers can call on their services at anytime and graphic designers will find them to be helpful with their illuminating properties. Useful laplights are based on a backlight range yet they sit comfortably in your lap. A cosy cushion is attached to the back of this type of Light Box and this rests on your legs. It`s not hard to imagine an illustrator at work with this type of product illuminating their sketches. Other types of lap lights can be put to good use in environments such as hospitals or dentist surgeries. When x-rays need to be looked at the Light Box will be ideal and it can clearly throw some light onto the situation. If tracing or embossing needs to be completed, paper or card can be placed upon one of the boxes. Therefore, when it comes to adding much needed light for practical purposes the Light Box is the ideal product to use.
The days tend be dark and dreary at the moment so a Lightbox could be useful for all types of purposes. If you are an artist and want your work to shine brightly, the box can be placed right behind it to provide quite an impressive display. Illustrators can work on their current designs with the help of a useful laplight. They could sit comfortably with the box resting on their knees as they finish off their latest work of art. A host of dentists will put a Lightbox to good use as they determine what teeth need repairing on x-rays. When detailed examinations are required some light can be thrown onto the situation and it will be courtesy of one of the lightboxes. The more you delve into this subject matter the more that you discover just how many professions can find this product to be useful. Tattoo parlours and point of sale displays can make good use of the equipment. Product fault centres and restaurants that have menu displays can certainly put some of the boxes through their paces. A host of arts and craft processes might find the Lightbox is just what they need when items are placed on display to the general public. The days may be dark but light is at the end of the tunnel in the guise of enlightening types of boxes.
The a2 light box is unsurprisingly a light box that is big enough to illuminate an a2 sheet of paper. Such a large light box with its very bright and even distribution of light has many potential applications. Light boxes are often used when something needs to be traced accurately, the item could be a drawing or photograph which is placed on the surface of the %%KEYWORD%%. When another piece of paper is placed on the box the illuminated image should be quite strongly displayed, making tracing an easy task. As the a2 light box can be desk or wall mounted another potential application is displaying adverts in town centres, the light behind the image helping to catch potential customers attention. Hospitals use light boxes to illuminate X-rays for medical diagnosis and art colleges use them to display students` art projects. The light sources in light boxes are very efficient, using less power than a 20 watt household light bulb. They also don`t produce any heat which is important for people that have to use light boxes for many hours.
Light boxes are a very handy item to own, they have several different applications in both commercial and home environments. You probably see light boxes every time that you visit a town or city centre. They are often used to illuminate commercial adverts on billboards in both streets and buildings. Light boxes are also used to illuminate products inside shops, they help to display the products at their best and catching the eye of potential customers. Light boxes are available in a variety of sizes, usually related to the dimensions of pieces of paper. The a3 light box can be used to trace diagrams and pictures, the powerful light shines through the paper displaying the image making it easy to trace. Viewing large photographs is also easier when they are placed on an a3 light box, the fine detail very brightly illuminated. Light boxes can be table or wall mounted and either way the lighting system is designed not to get hot or use much energy at all. The modern a3 light box is also designed to last with the average bulb lasting 15-20 years of use.
The competitively priced a4 light box is a very versatile piece of equipment. Small, light and very thin it is a very portable piece of equipment to use. Light boxes are essential items for people who wish to trace artwork, maps or photographs. By placing a strong light source behind the material it makes it easy see all of the detail. The light source in an a4 light box is very bright yet surprisingly power efficient, consuming less power than a 20 watt lightbulb. Due to the type of fluorescent light source used the unit doesn`t get hot at all, which is very handy when you are leaning over it for any length of time. Due to being mounted on 4 rubber feet the a4 light box is a very stable unit and slippages are kept to a minimum. Light boxes are increasingly used by SAD sufferers to alleviate the symptoms they suffer during the months when there is less sunlight around. For these people regular exposure to a strong light source such as a light box really can make them feel much better.
**In general we offer next day delivery if ordered before 11.00 am, this may not always be possible due to holidays, sickness, etc. If your order is urgent please call 0845 388 3981 for details. Please also look at individual shop pages for any further particular conditions.