Slide viewers have actually been around for quite some time. I came across a box of slides in my grandparents things and there was a slide viewer in the box. Today you can find many different types of 35mm slide viewers on the market, from small hand held models to large table top versions. What type you get all depends on what you are looking for in a slide viewer. But beware, some of the lower cost versions are almost too small to work with!
We will take a look at a few viewers that are highly rated by consumers. Most of the slide viewers we will look at are fairly inexpensive. Since very few people are using slides these days, most of these viewers will be used to sort old slides before . So there is very little reason to spend a lot of money on a 35mm slide viewer!
Finally, we will look at the . This 35mm slide viewer is basically a light box on an easel. With racks for holding up to 40 slides, this unit allows you to quickly view a large quantity of slides at once. There is no magnification, so you may need to us a magnifying glass or very good eyes to view the slides! However, it is a good way to look at a large number of slides quickly.