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For years, Gagne's Porta-Trace Light Boxes have set the standard for true color, maximum light diffusion, and attractive, durable design. Now Gagne takes this important visualization tool to the next level with Gagne Porta-Trace LED Light Boxes, boasting eco-friendly, bright white LED lights that save on energy consumption and last up to 50,000 hours.
These are the brightest light boxes on the market, and the LED lights are guaranteed to be equivalent to if not brighter than previous models with incandescent bulbs. They provide excellent color quality for all artistic and graphic arts projects.
Whether you choose a stainless steel or wood chassis, Porta-Trace Light Boxes exhibit exceptional quality that artists have trusted for decades. The stainless steel model is lightweight and rust-resistant with a 3" profile. The wood model is beautifully crafted from 5/8" thick solid oak. Both include a shatter-resistant, 1/4" thick opal Plexiglas top that offers wide, even illumination with minimal glare and no hot spots.
The stainless steel 18" × 24" and 24" × 36" sizes are equipped with a rear support leg and rubber feet for tilting.
Electrical Warning — All electrical products have U.S. standard plugs and voltage. Due to damage that can occur when using incompatible plugs, sockets, or converters, Blick does not ship electrical items or accessories outside of North America or to freight forwarders.
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Made me happy!
By Retro Girl
from Raleigh, NC
Comments about Gagne Porta-Trace LED Light Boxes:
I had been using a lamp under my glass coffee table. . . . this is so much better! A nice lightbox that does exactly what you hope it will do!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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The perfect footprint - an excellent option
from Oakland, CA
We decided to replace our archaic light table with this light box. It is an incredible alternative. It is virtually weightless (in comparison with a table!) and we can easily move it to where we need it and are working. It is very bright -- no worries there. It fits neatly on our table with a paper cutter and printer. Can't believe we didn't think of this before!
Great replacement for our light table
By Hospital media dept.
from Omaha, NE
The level of illumination and quality is so much greater than the light table we were using.
We're using it to evaluate old negatives and slides of family history; very pleased. Thank you.
Nice and bright!
from Tally FL
Use for tracing
This is fairly lightweight compared to its size. I got the largest light box. Easy to use - simply turn it on! There is a piece of metal tubing that can be used to elevate at an angle for easier tracing. The light is very bright which definitely helps with tracing. Overall very glad I got it. Also having the largest size allows you to do different sizes of sketches. Very happy with purchase.
By Grace the Purchaser
from Austin, TX
It was perfect size for the students projects
Great portable drawing table
from Milton, FL
I was going to try to make a portable drawing table as our Art group meets at the library every other week. Problem is... we have flat tables, and I need a work area that is tilted slightly. I did not want to invest in a large (and heavy) table top easel and thought this looked like a good deal... made of steel, and if anything comes loose, easily replaceable at the hardware store. Company found out that there was a crack in the plexiglass (minor defect) and insisted on sending a replacement. Wow!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Solid Light-weight Light box
from Wilmington, NC
A nice strong lightbox, that will let you copy onto thicker weight watercolor papers, without having to get everything on graphite paper. May be a little strong if you primarily work in light-weight or translucent mediums. Very lightweight, so will be easy to travel with. My only concern is that there is a single wire that works to keep it at a tilt. If you put a lot of pressure on your drawings this may cause you some trouble.
from Denver, CO
Must turn lights off to see through 108 lb paper.
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