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Our team have been testing many products from marketplace and finally have found the best tracing light box on the market. You can find the whole list of them below.

The TOP list of the best tracing light box was made with careful attention to details. Our team tried to cover every important aspect of each model, including its price, material, manufacturer, and many more nuances. Nevertheless, we strongly advise you to read reviews from other users before choosing the best tracing light box for you.

Our Pick: Best Tracing Light Box of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
Ease of use 4/5
Size 5/5
Durability 5/5
Value 5/5
A4 Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box 1. A4 Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box
Comes with a usb cable, easily power the light box from any computer, power bank or usb plug that connects directly into a wall outlet.
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Ease of use 4/5
Size 5/5
Durability 4/5
Value 5/5
A4 Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box 2. A4 Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box (Best Eco-Friendly)
Comes with a usb cable, easily powered on/off via usb cable by plug into any usb port like computer, power bank or usb plug that connects directly into a wall outlet.
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Ease of use 5/5
Size 5/5
Durability 4/5
Value 4/5
A4 Led Light Box 3. A4 Led Light Box
Long press the on/off button to adjust brightness.
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Ease of use 5/5
Size 3/5
Durability 3/5
Value 5/5
Tracing Light Box 4. Tracing Light Box
No shadow, no glare, protect eyes.
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Ease of use 4/5
Size 4/5
Durability 2/5
Value 5/5
A4 Light Box 5. A4 Light Box
This super bright, flicker-free, evenly distributed illumination pad is ultra-thin and light weight, only 5mm which makes it portable everywhere.
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Ease of use 3/5
Size 5/5
Durability 2/5
Value 5/5
A4 Size Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box 6. A4 Size Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box
Comes with a usb cable, so you can use the light tracer box anywhere.
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Ease of use 3/5
Size 3/5
Durability 5/5
Value 3/5
Litup Lp3 A3 Light Box 7. Litup Lp3 A3 Light Box (Easiest to Adjust)
The thickness is only 0.31″ and it weights 3.64lb which makes it portable.
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Ease of use 4/5
Size 5/5
Durability 2/5
Value 3/5
Voilamart A2 8mm Thin Led Tracing Board Light Box 8. Voilamart A2 8mm Thin Led Tracing Board Light Box (Excellent Warranty Policies)
Ul and fcc certification, bonus accessories, the power adapter with ul and fcc approved, the light box with fcc approved, offers you a solid protection in usage safety.
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Ease of use 3/5
Size 3/5
Durability 3/5
Value 2/5
Picture Perfect Best Light Box 9. Picture Perfect Best Light Box (Best to Use Right Away)
Protect you & your families eyes the special built in filter prevents eye fatigue common with other products.
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Ease of use 3/5
Size 2/5
Durability 2/5
Value 3/5
Junlon A4 Aluminum Led Light Pad Box 10. Junlon A4 Aluminum Led Light Pad Box (Most Unique Design)
5 level adjustable brightness light table, with eye-protected led, no flicker, easy to adjust the brightness from 0-1600lux-2700lux-3800lux-5000lux.
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№ 1. A4 Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box Tracer Usb Power Cable Dimmable Brightness LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad for Artists Drawing Sketching Animation Stencilling X-rayviewing
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Tikteck TR02 17.1 x 10.9 x 1.2 inches 1.65 pounds
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24 hour customer service plus 90 days warranty and hassle free return on top of amazon standard 30 day return policy. Please send message to tikteck on amazon for any question on product and service. Be aware: tikteck is the only authorized seller of tikteck light tracer pad. Any other seller such as “abcsell” or “”anshinto”below are selling counterfeit low quality products. Ideal for stenciling.2d animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching & drawing, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting, appliqu, x-ray viewing etc. Usb powered: comes with a usb cable, easily power the light box from any computer, power bank or usb plug that connects directly into a wall outlet. Working voltage: dc 5v, rate power: 3.2w.

The light is stepless adjustable, so you can set it to to your preference. Eyesight-protected technology: flicker-free super bright eco-friendly led. Touch sensor switch design, turn on/off and brightness control easily just by slight touch. Portable & ultra slim- the thickness is only 5mm which makes it portable. The illumination is perfectly even, super bright, and flicker-free.

 

 
Pro
Portable & ultra slim
24 hour customer service plus 90 days warranty
The light is stepless adjustable
Usb powered
Con
Surprisingly, I failed to find any issues.
 

What if a receive a wrong item instead of the tracing light box I ordered?

If you were unlucky enough to get a wrong or broken product, use electronic mail or international telephone to contact the customer support team. They will help you to return your money or get the right tracing light box.

 

 
№ 2. A4 Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box Tracer Usb Power LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad Light Box for Artists, Drawing, Sketching, Animation.
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Tikteck EL-23107 13.2 x 9.2 x 0.2 inches 1.25 pounds
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24 hour customer service plus 90 days warranty and hassle free return. Eyesight-protected technology: flicker-free super bright eco-friendly led. Touch on/off switch and brightness control. Usb powered: comes with a usb cable, easily powered on/off via usb cable by plug into any usb port like computer, power bank or usb plug that connects directly into a wall outlet. Working voltage: dc 5v, rate power: 1.5w. Portable & ultra slim- the thickness is only 4.7mm which makes it portable. The illumination is perfectly even, super bright, and flicker-free. Ideal for stenciling.2d animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching & drawing, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting etc.

 

 
Pro
24 hour customer service plus 90 days warranty
Portable & ultra slim
Eyesight-protected technology
Usb powered
Con
It is made from cheap and flimsy materials.
It stopped working after three months of use.
 

 

 
№ 3. A4 Led Light Box Tracer Ultra-thin Usb Powered Portable Dimmable Brightness LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad Light Box for Artists Drawing Sketching Animation Designing Stencilling X-ray Viewing
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Luditek 1.15 pounds
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Stepless adjusted: long press the on/off button to adjust brightness. It can also remember the brightness next time you turn it on. Eyesight-protected led technology: this super bright, flicker-free, evenly distributed illumination pad is ultra-thin and light weight, only 5mm which makes it portable everywhere. No radiation, no harm for eyes even long-hour working. Transparent acrylic (organic glass) surface: as glistening as a glass panel, the light emitted from the pad through the paper presents the images more clearly and makes tracing images more easily. The whole light pad dimension including black frame is l14.2 x w9.5 x h0.2. The visual work area is 12.2″ x 8.2, same size of a4 paper.

100% satisfaction guarantee – at an affordable price, then simply and roughly a 30-day 100% satisfaction or money back guarantee, and 60-days return without a single question. Try this light box tracer risk free now. Usb powered, dc 5v.3.2w: it supplies with a usb cable and can be plugged into any device with usb port, like computer, power bank or any 100/240v-50hz power adapter(not included) that connects directly into a wall socket.

 

 
Pro
Transparent acrylic
Stepless adjusted
Eyesight-protected led technology
Usb powered
100% satisfaction guarantee
Con
Its manufacturer is known to offer many faulty products.
May be expensive for some people.
 

 

 
№ 4. Tracing Light Box, Yuelong Ultra-thin Portable A4 LED Light Pad, Tattoo Light Table Tracer Usb Cable with Brightness Adjustable, Used for Artists, Drawing, Animation, X-ray Viewing, Tattoo Transferring
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Yuelong 1.5 pounds
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Adjustable brightness – this tracing light box have 3 levels brightness (on-low-midium-high-off ), touch sensor switch design, turn on/off and brightness control easily just by slight touch. Eyesight protect – no shadow, no glare, protect eyes. Led light table provides ideal working lighting environment. Providing the most comfortable lighting environment for animators, designers, art enthusiasts. Widely used – light box tracer uses in art supplies and tattoo supplies: stenciling.2d animation, calligraphy, tattoo transferring, sewing projects, x-ray viewing, enhanced visualization and so on. Ultra slim design – with extremely thin & portable design, the thickness is only 5mm and light which makes this tracing light box easy to carry and store. It is stylish, yet practical at the same time.

Usb powered – multi power sources. The lightbox for drawing comes with a usb cable, easily power the light pad from any computer, power bank or usb plug that connects directly into a wall outlet.

 

 
Pro
Ultra slim design
Adjustable brightness
Usb powered
Widely used
Eyesight protect
Con
Use this product with a protective cover unless you want to break it.
 

 

 
№ 5. A4 Light Box Tracer with Scale, Ultra-thin Usb Powered Portable Dimmable Brightness LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad, Light Box for Artists Drawing Sketching Animation Designing Stencilling X-ray View
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Size
4/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Luditek 11.2 ounces
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Eyesight-protected led technology: this super bright, flicker-free, evenly distributed illumination pad is ultra-thin and light weight, only 5mm which makes it portable everywhere. No radiation, no harm for eyes even long-hour working. Transparent acrylic (organic glass) surface: as glistening as a glass panel, the light emitted from the pad through the paper presents the images more clearly and makes tracing images more easily. The whole light pad dimension including black frame is l14.2 x w9.5 x h0.2. The visual work area is 12.2″ x 8.2, same size of a4 paper. Upgarded version light box with scale ; easier to trace and draw. Stepless adjusted: long press the on/off button to adjust brightness. It can also remember the brightness next time you turn it on.

Usb powered, dc 5v.2.5w: it supplies with a usb cable and can be plugged into any device with usb port, like computer, power bank or the supplied 100/240v-50hz power adapter that connects directly into a wall socket.

 

 
Pro
Stepless adjusted
Upgarded version light box
Eyesight-protected led technology
Usb powered
Transparent acrylic
Con
It weighs a ton!
Comes only in one size.
 

 

 
№ 6. A4 Size Ultra-thin Portable Led Light Box Tracer 7500k White LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad Light Box W 3 Level Brightness for Artistsdrawing Sketching Animation.do Not Buy From Anshinto
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Tikteck COMINU049962 13.2 x 9.2 x 0.2 inches 13.6 ounces
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Portable & ultra slim- only 4.7mm light tracing box. The illumination is perfectly even, super bright, and flicker-free. Flicker-free eco-friendly led for this light tracer pad. Brightness is 3 level adjustable. 24 hour customer serivce plus 90 days warranty and hassle free return on top of amazon standard 30 day return policy. Be aware, tikteck light tracking box never authorize any other re-sellers. Any of the following none tikteck seller such as ” anshinto” or “fullyu” potentially are selling counterfeit products. Ideal for stenciling.2d animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching & drawing, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting etc.

Usb powered: comes with a usb cable, so you can use the light tracer box anywhere. Working voltage: dc 5v, rate power: 1.5w. Color temperature: 7500k for “comfort white”.

 

 
Pro
Usb powered
24 hour customer serivce plus 90 days warranty
Flicker-free eco-friendly led
Portable & ultra slim
Con
Looks good, but the performance is below average.
It gets dirty very fast.
 

 

 
№ 7. Litup Lp3 A3 Light Box 18.86�14.21 Inch Light Pad Tracing Light Box Light Table Drawing Light Board for Art Animation Sketching, Lp3
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Litup Litup LP3 4.9 pounds
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Long life span and 18 months warranty: flicker free led lamps support 50.000 hours of continuous use. Large working area: a3 size bight box can be widely used in 2d animation, tattoo tracing, sketching, drawing, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, quilting, magna tiles and more. Dc adapter powered: comes with a 12v USA ac/dc adapter and the power code is 2 meters long. Thin and portable design: the thickness is only 0.31″ and it weights 3.64lb which makes it portable. Adjustable brightness: the touch switch design to control the brightness of the drawing light board from dim to bright. The maximum illumination reaches to 1758cd/.

 

 
Pro
Large working area
Long life span
Adjustable brightness
Dc adapter powered
Con
It is made from cheap and flimsy materials.
 

 

 
№ 8. Voilamart A2 8mm Thin Led Tracing Board Light Box Light Pad Illumination Light Panel, Dimmable Brightness, Active Area 23.5×17 W Cable Paper Clip, for Art Craft Drawing Stencil Sketching Animation
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Size
5/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Voilamart 28.2 x 18.5 x 2.5 inches 8.3 pounds
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Ul and fcc certification, bonus accessories, the power adapter with ul and fcc approved, the light box with fcc approved, offers you a solid protection in usage safety. Come with 1 carry bag.1 paper clip and 1 power adapter cable. Eye-protected design,: double-sided, flicker-free and energy-saving led under the acrylic board, it produces lower heat, better brightness, and 92% luminousness better than glass, and provides with you a comfortable working experience to achieve the best outcome of your work; especially suitable for 24-hour continuous lighting. Longer life spans and portable compact design, up to 50.000 hours long lifespan. Only 8mm in thickness and 6 lb in weight, it is easy to carry around. 4 rubber feet at the back keep it from slipping. Bonus carry bag, trouble-free in storage. 3-level 12v adjustable brightness, features 12v power source, it is brighter than the same level compared with other tracing boards. Illumination at: 580 cd/ m2(lowest level).1450 cd/ m2(medium level).3100 cd/ m2(highest level), suitable for tracing on papers weighted under 400gsm. One quick touch away, the ingenious intelligent-touch-control design gets you the ideal luminosity.

A2 size.23.5″ x 17″ larger working surface, with vertical and horizontal scales on the sides, ideal for 2d animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching, drawing, quilting, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking and x-ray viewing. Ideal for artists, designers and photographers for various projects.

 

 
Pro
A2 size.23.5″ x 17″ larger working surface
3-level 12v adjustable brightness
Eye-protected design
Longer life spans
Con
It cannot be disassembled.
 

 

 
№ 9. Picture Perfect Best Light Box for Tracing ~ Ultra Thin Portable LED Light Pad with Advanced Filter to Prevent Eye Fatigue, Plus Free Paper Holder Clamp, A4 9×13 Table with Hi-mid-low Brightness
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
3/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
PicturePerfect 1.15 pounds
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Includes free bonus paper holder ( 7.99 value) so that you can begin your tracing right out of the box. Also includes a long 6ft usb cord that can be plugged directly into a computer or power bank and a usb adapter plug for plugging into a wall socket. , the only light box specifically made for drawing &tracing unlike multi-purpose light pads that only perform fair for any of the uses, picture perfect is designed to maximize your ability to easily trace onto tracing paper and thicker papers too. The power/dimmer button was placed out of the way to eliminate accidental shut off. It has 21 built-in super bright, energy efficient & flicker-free led mini bulbs rated for 50.000 hours. Makes an excellent gift for the artist in your life. Protect you & your families eyes the special built in filter prevents eye fatigue common with other products. The advanced filter blocks the led light spectrum range that causes eye pain and soreness while still providing true to life picture perfect images that can be easily traced. Adds a subtle pattern to the board when not in use, see picture 7. This is a professional quality light pad with a dimmable touch button.

Ultra thin 3.5mm & less than 11oz the 9 x13 a4 size easily fits into your back pack or computer case making this the lightest and thinnest portable light table available. Made of super durable acrylic and a heavy duty usb cord that easily resists typical bumps and bangs that can occur, unlike other models where the cords fail after a handful of uses. Look at the 5th image to learn how to save 15% now & scroll down to “special offers and promotions” to save even more money on today’s purchase.

 

 
Pro
Best of all
Con
The price is not exceptionally high, but there are many cheaper options.
The instruction manual is completely useless.
 

 

 
№ 10. Junlon A4 Aluminum Led Light Pad Box Tracing Board Table, Adjustable Brightness LED Pad Light for Drawing Artists Stencil Artcraft Tracing Animation Extremely Bright Tracing Pad
 

Ease of use
3/5
 

Size
2/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.5
JUNLON COMINU034098 14.8 x 11.8 x 0.7 inches 4.85 pounds
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5 level adjustable brightness light table, with eye-protected led, no flicker, easy to adjust the brightness from 0-1600lux-2700lux-3800lux-5000lux. Aluminum led tracing box, bright adjustable that prevent eye fatigue, good in heat dispation, bring perfect tracing, drawing performance. Provide great performance in stenciling.2d animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching & drawing, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting. Steady aluminum frame, ultra-thin and portable, anti-throw, steady better than traditional acrylic frame. 365 dyas guarantee, response in 8 hours.11 years only worked in led box field.

 

 
Pro
5 level adjustable brightness light table
Steady aluminum frame
Aluminum led tracing box
Provide great performance in stenciling.2d animation
365 dyas guarantee
Con
You will have to learn using it.
It weighs a ton!
 

How expensive should a good tracing light box be?

The best tracing light boxare not always the most expensive. However, the bigger the price is — the better the quality of a product. This rule is also applies to tracing light box, so if you want to get a good model we recommend you to not be too stingy.

What warranty period is considered optimal for tracing light box?

We recommend all our readers to buy tracing light boxwith at least the two-year long warranty period. This is the optimal term for an average tracing light box. Instead of overpaying for a lifetime warranty, save the money to buy a new tracing light box later.

What should be the warranty period for a good tracing light box?

If you do not want to buy a new tracing light box or spend your money every time it malfunctions, consider a model with a good warranty period. Otherwise, you will have to waste a lot of resources to repair or replace it.

How to get a refund for a tracing light box?

Most of the time seller will return your money without any trouble. If you received a malfunctioning tracing light box, you will easily get a refund or a replacement. Nonetheless, if you value your time, we highly recommend you to thoroughly check the item’s description before making a purchase.

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