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aquamarine
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recommend a light box

Post by aquamarine » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:44 pm

Can anyone recommend a good lightbox? What has been your experience with light boxes both good and bad?

Thanks

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Re: recommend a light box

Post by livesoft » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:13 pm

For what purpose? Looking at negatives? Slides? X-rays?

Or growing plants? Hanging over an aquarium? Using with a bathroom mirror?
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Re: recommend a light box

Post by runner3081 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:29 pm

Selling stuff on eBay?

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Re: recommend a light box

Post by rosylenm » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:57 am

S.A.D. light box?

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Post by 22twain » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:16 am

Or maybe what some people would call a "tanning bed"?

Or maybe you're looking for one of these?
Ensures Happiness in home with these cute little words that add on to the light box. Any relationship in a house or office would enjoy this cute little one to convey sweet and short messages. The box comes with basic letters and numbers with an inbuilt LED light.
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Re: recommend a light box

Post by MrJones » Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:12 am

Perhaps it's a back issue, and OP is tired of heavy boxes...

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Re: recommend a light box

Post by treypar » Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:02 am

I have a Dbmier light box for tracing. It is very thin and I have been very pleased with it. It was purchased on Amazon.

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Post by ByThePond » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:41 am

If you mean a S. A. D. light box, then I've been very happy using a goLITE from Phillips. (pun intended)

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Re: recommend a light box

Post by techthedj » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:04 am

MrJones wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:12 am
Perhaps it's a back issue, and OP is tired of heavy boxes...
My thoughts exactly!

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Post by forgeblast » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:14 am

Light box for drawing ? artograph I have two of them, when the bulbs go I will put in led's.
For photography? I have a Tent style one with a graduated background that I use for selling my work. (https://www.loadstonestudio.com/collect ... led-lights)

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Post by SteveJ2 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:42 pm

For seasonal affectiveness disorder, as I recall the main criteria is that you want it to put out 10,000 lumens of light. Of course, don't look directly at it, but look down and read a book, eat breakfast, etc.

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Post by aquamarine » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:19 am

Oh wow! I didn't realize there would be any confusion.

But, this...

"If you mean a S. A. D. light box, then I've been very happy using a goLITE from Phillips."

Yes, that's what I meant. If anyone has any experience with these and what you'd recommend/not recommend.
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Post by aquamarine » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:21 am

"For seasonal affectiveness disorder, as I recall the main criteria is that you want it to put out 10,000 lumens of light"

Yes! I've read this too. There are bunch on amazon that fit this criteria and I wondered if there was any preference for one brand over another.

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Post by aquamarine » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:24 am

"Light box for drawing ? artograph I have two of them, when the bulbs go I will put in led's.
For photography? I have a Tent style one with a graduated background that I use for selling my work. (https://www.loadstonestudio.com/collect ... led-lights)"

This was cool--thanks, but I don't think I described what I meant fully. But thanks for the reply and the great suggestion!

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Post by rosylenm » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:51 am

I purchased a Carex Health Brands Day-Light Classic Plus Bright Light Therapy Lamp CCFDL93011 as a gift for someone living in the Pacific Northwest who struggles with Seasonal Affective Disorder. When she uses it, she feels better. It is a temporary fix though, according to her. She plans to move some place sunny eventually because it is still not enough.

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Re: recommend a light box

Post by aquamarine » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:45 am

Thank you. It's helpful to hear your suggestion.

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