10 Best Light Boxes For Tracings Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best light boxes for tracings that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good light boxes for tracingss, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 light boxes for tracings : Editor’s Pick

10 Best light boxes for tracings Reviews:

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

Features :

  • Portable and Slim- The thickness is only 5mm(less than 0.3 inch) which makes it easy to carry. Dimension: 14.1 inch x 9.4 inch. The illumination is even, bright, and flicker-free
  • USB powered: Comes with a USB cable, easily power the light box from any computer, power bank or USB plug. Working voltage: DC 5V. PS: this light box does not container battery. It has to work only when plugg in. It is not chargable.
  • The light is step-less adjustable, so The brightness is adjustable,so you can set it to to your preference. Flicker-Free super bright long last Led light.Touch sensor Switch Design , turn on/off and brightness control easily just by touch. Screen is protected by a protective film, which needs removing before applying to use.
  • Can be widely used for Stenciling, 2D Animation, Calligraphy, Embossing, Scrap-booking, Sketching & Drawing, Sewing projects, Stained Glass, Quilting, Appliqué etc

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.18
Width 10.91
Length 17.09
Weight 1.45
Release Date 2018-06-08T00:00:01Z

2. LitEnergy Portable A4 Tracing LED Copy Board Light Box, Ultra-Thin Adjustable USB Power Artcraft LED Trace Light Pad for Tattoo Drawing, Streaming, Sketching, Animation, Stenciling

Features :

  • EASY CARRYING — Light weight super slim light pad, thickness only 0.2’’, about 5mm. Overall dimension including black frame is L14.2’’xW10.6’’xH0.2’’. The visual working area is 9’’x12’’.
  • ADJUSTABLE BRIGHTNESS — Simply keep pressing the touch switch for several seconds until you get the desired brightness you want. It’s gradual dimming effect.
  • EYESIGHT-PROTECTIVE DESIGN — Light box with energy efficient flicker-free LED lamps, provides a perfectly even illustrated surface.
  • USB POWERED — tracer light box comes with 1pc USB power cable, you can easily connect to any computer, power bank or USB adaptor.
  • Wide APPLICATION — Ideal for stenciling, 2D animation, calligraphy, embrossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching & drawing, streaming, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting etc.

Additional Info :

Color BLACK

3. A4 Ultra-Thin Portable LED Light Box Tracer USB Power Cable Dimmable Brightness LED Artcraft Tracing Light Box Light Pad for Artists Drawing Sketching Animation Stencilling X-ray Viewing

Features :

  • package include 💝: a A4 Ultra Thin USB Led Light Pad set + (gift) translucent A4 tracing paper 100 sheets.
  • Portable & Ultra Slim LED light pad 💝: The thickness is only 4.7mm which makes this light pad portable. The illumination is even, bright, and flicker-free.
  • USB Powered 💝: Comes with a Nylon braided USB cable(2m), 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.
  • Eyesight-protected Technology 💝: Flicker-Free and eco-friendly LED, advanced eyesight-protected technology, no more sore eyes after long-hour working. Touch on/off Switch and adjustable brightness.
  • 100 sheets of ARTIST’S TRACING PAPER 💝 Perfect your drawings, sketches and other creations with this lightweight, quality artist’s tracing paper. This tracing paper is versatile – use it to sketch, layer and for commercial art uses. and excellent for sketching in a variety of mediums, including pencil, marker and ink.

Additional Info :

Color LED pad a4 + a4 paper pad (100pcs paper)
Item Dimensions
Height 0.39
Width 8.27
Length 10.24

4. comzler Light Board, A4 Tracing Light Box, Magnetic Light Pad, Light Table for Tracing, LED Light Drawing Board, Sketch Pad LED Light Drawing Pad, Cricut Light Pad, Dimmable Brightness

Features :

  • 【Innovative Design】Even though the light pad is ulta-thin(0.2”) and light weighted,it’s with solid material and workmanship to make its base sturdy enough that without deformation. 2 magnetic pins hold the paper on the surface of the light box to prevent it from moving. It comes with the horizontal and vertical rulers on the surface,making you easier to draw at the corresponded position accurately.
  • 【Adjustable Brightness】The built-in LED light of the drawing board is flicker free and eyes protecting. The brightness of the tracing pad can be adjusted in 3 different levels by pressing the button to match the ambient brightness of your background.The light pad will not leak the light out of the box from the rim,to ensure not disturb you from drawing.
  • 【Wide Application】This tracing pad is ideal for stenciling, 2D animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, sketching & drawing, streaming, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting X-ray viewing etc. Providing you a best gift for Christmas, birthdays or other holidays.
  • 【USB Powered】Comzler Tracing light box comes with 1pc USB power cable, you can easily power the light box by linking any laptop, power bank or USB adaptor.We adopt type-C port in order to prevent the cable from connecting untightly into the plug, so that to hold a charge.
  • 【Reliable Quality】The dimmable brightness feature & Eco-friendly LED light source ensure to reduce calorific value and the life span is up to 20000 hours. Don’t worry about being disappointed this product. We’d love to replace it if you are not completely satisfied.^_^ manufacturer_minimum_age:Over 5 years old

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.18
Width 10.03
Length 14.56
Weight 26.98

5. Portable A4 Tracing LED Board Light Box, Ultra-Thin Dimmable USB Cable Powered Artcraft Trace Light Pad Copy Boxes for Artists Tattoo Drawing, Sketching Tracer, Animation, X-ray

Features :

  • 1. package included: ( 1 A4 Light Pad + 4 Clips+ 1 nylon braided USB cable) The whole⚡ A4 Light Pad size is 13*8.5 inches⚡. 100% factory sale w/ whole-sale price. A must-do firstly-please peel off the protection film, and put a paper on the lighted pad, you will see it works great.
  • 2. Portable and practical light pad- Strong material, lightweight, thin thickness, Working area is A4 Paper size, stepless dimmable, bright enough.
  • 3. Advanced technology and components: light-touch stepless brightness adjustment, Long lifespan LED chips, flicker-free LED light design to improve the eye-sore issue.
  • 4. 5V USB power compatible: a very long (2meters) nylon braided USB cable included in the package, it is compatible with almost all the 5V USB standard socket, such as cellphone adaptor, power bank, computer or laptop USB port, etc.
  • 5. Wide usage: designed for cross stitching, diamond painting, weeding vinyl, X-ray film viewing, stenciling, animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, Artists tracing, sketching, drawing, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting stencils, film negative and so on.
  • 6. The whole⚡ A4 Light Pad size is 13*8.5 inches⚡.

Additional Info :

Color 1 A4 Light Pad + 4 Clips
Item Dimensions
Height 0.16
Width 6
Length 9.5
Weight 0.661386786

6. NXENTC A4 Tracing Light Pad, Ultra-Thin Tracing Light Box USB Power Artcraft Tracing Light Table for Artists, Drawing, Sketching, Animation

Features :

  • PORTABLE & ULTRA SLIM—The thickness of the light pad is only 0.2 inch and the light box for drawing is powered by USB. The illumination is perfectly even, super bright, and flicker-free.
  • ADJUSTABLE BRIGHTNESS — The brightness of the drawing light box is adjustable for you to get the desired brightness by gently pressing the touch switch for several seconds.
  • WIDELY USED—The tracing light box is an ideal choice for 2D Animation, Calligraphy, Embossing, Diamond Painting,Tattoo Transferring, Sketching & Drawing, Sewing projects, Quilting, X-ray viewing.
  • SAFETY & ECO-FRIENDLY—The tracing light is made of environmental-friendly material( Acrylic Panel). Special design style(Soft optical fibers and circular arc edge design) makes the tracing box harmless to human and environment.
  • 【MEMORY FEATURE AND A4 SIZE】Smartly memorizing the brightness of your last use. The light is the size of standard A4 paper: L14.2″ x W10.6″ x H0.2″

Additional Info :

Color black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.19685
Width 10.6299
Length 14.1732

7. Rechargeable A4 Wireless LED Tracing Light Box-Winshine Dimmable Battery Powered Light Pad for Tracing, Portable Light Board in Light Weight for Aritist Drawing, Diamond Painting,Sketching, Animation

Features :

  • 🖼【Rechargeable Tracing Light Box】With the built in lithium battery, Winshine LED light board allows you to work for 5 hours wirelessly with the brightest mode continuously. It’s more convenient for you to use this cordless light pad anytime and anywhere without bringing any adaptors, usb cord or power bank. Very quick charge.
  • 💡【Brightness Adjustable Tracing Light Board】The brightness of the tracing light pad can be adjusted by 5 different levels to match the ambient brightness of your background. The dimmable function and the eyesight protected technology prevent your eyes from straining even you work for long hours.No flickering or buzzing. Due to the switch is hidden at the side, it’s not easy to turn it off accidentally like a touch switch.
  • 🧲【Tilt Angle Stable Base LED Light Box with Magnets】The weight of the light box is only 1.4 pounds, which is lighter than an iPad Pro. 2 margnetic pins are available for you to hold the paper on the surface of the light box and keep it from moving. A horizontal and vertical rulers are built on the surface and measuring in centermeter. The tilt angle backside makes you easier to complete your artwork on the tracing light pad.
  • ♥【Wide Application Light Pad】Ideal for stenciling, 2D animation, calligraphy, embrossing, scrapbooking, tattoo drawing, sketching & drawing, streaming, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting X-ray viewing etc. Best gifts for Christmas, birthdays or any other holidays. Your kids, friends or families will definitely love this gift.
  • 👍【Reliable Long Life Light Board】 Our new generation light pad adopts the latest LED lighting technique,in order to extend the lighting lifespan of the drawing board. We offer 1-year service agreement for our products. 24 hours customer service.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.7
Width 9.76
Length 13.38
Weight 1.4

8. A5 Ultra-Thin Portable LED Tracing Light Box Dimmable Tracer Pad Board Adjustable Brightness for Artists Drawing Sketching Trace Animation Artcraft 5d Diamond Painting with USB Power Cable

Features :

  • 1. package included: ( 1✅ A5 Light Pad + 4 Clips+ 1 nylon braided USB cable) The whole⚡ A5 Light Pad size is 7.5*7.2 inches⚡. 100% factory sale w/ whole-sale price. A must-do firstly-please peel off the protection film, and put a paper on the lighted pad, you will see it works great.
  • 2. Portable and practical light pad- Strong material, lightweight, thin thickness, Working area is✅ A5 Paper size, stepless dimmable, bright enough.
  • 3. Advanced technology and components: light-touch stepless brightness adjustment, Long lifespan LED chips, flicker-free LED light design to improve the eye-sore issue.
  • 4. 5V USB power compatible: a very long (2meters) nylon braided USB cable included in the package, it is compatible with almost all the 5V USB standard socket, such as cellphone adaptor, power bank, computer or laptop USB port, etc.
  • 5. Wide usage: designed for cross stitching, diamond painting, weeding vinyl, X-ray film viewing, stenciling, animation, calligraphy, embossing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring, Artists tracing, sketching, drawing, sewing projects, stained glass, quilting stencils, film negative and so on.
  • 6. 🙏🙏🙏this is the SMALL size, palm size, it even can be put into your pocket. pls to be well noted. The whole⚡ A5 Light Pad size is 7.5*7.2 inches⚡.

Additional Info :

Color 1 A5 Light Pad + 4 Clips
Item Dimensions
Height 0.16
Width 6
Length 9.5
Weight 0.330693393

9. Hawanik A3 LED Light Pad with Built-in Stand for Diamond Painting, Dimmable Ultra-Thin LED Tracing Light Box for Drawing Sketching Animation Stencilling HTV Weeding

Features :

  • Unique Built-in Stand on the Light Pad, Ergonomic. The built-in stand is hidden on the back of the A3 diamond painting light pad, foldable and 7-level adjustable. You DO NOT have to pay for any extra stand any more. When you are doing diamond painting or vinyl weeding, you can unfold the stand and work in your most comfortable posture, good for health.
  • Firm Connection to Power Cord, NO Loose Plug. The A3 light box adopts a U-shaped structure, which firmly fixes the power cord in place. No matter how you drag the LED light pad, the power cord keeps stayng in the port.
  • Bright A3 LED Light Pad, no-flickering.  With 3-brightness, touch-controlled, the led light drawing pad allows you to adjust brightness according to your needs. The light box adopts eye-protection LED lights, no flickering, no shadow, good for diamond painting, HTV vinyl weeding, acrabooking, animators, designers, readers.
  • Large LED Light Pad, A3-sized. The dimmable LED light box has a working area 17.7″x13″, large enough for both big and small diamond painting projects, HTV vinyl weeding, drawing, scrapbooking, tattoo transferring and so on.  It keeps slim and compact due to our unique design, good to use on the go.
  • Wide Application, USB Powered. The light board can be powered by laptops, power banks and USB charging adapters. Plug and play, easy to use. Ideal for precision diamond painting, HTV iron-on weeding, stenciling, calligraphy, embroidery, scrapbooking, sketching, sewing, etc. A great gift in Christmas, Wedding, Birthday, Anniversary for kids, teachers, and friends.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.5511811018
Width 13.779527545
Length 18.110236202

10. Voilamart A2 LED Tracing Board Light Box Light Pad Illumination Light Panel, Dimmable Brightness w/Paper Clip 2 Cables, for Art Craft Drawing Stencil Sketching

Features :

  • PORTABLE & CONVENIENT: The visual work area is 23.8 by 17 inch, right for A2 paper usage. This light box is not easily fits into back pack, no worry, ours includes CARRYING CASE that allows you to bring it anywhere.
  • 12V EXTRA BRIGHT 3-LEVEL BRIGHTNESS: Brightness can reach up to 3100cd/m2, which is MUCH Higher than any USB powered light boxes, can trace through sketching paper and heavy watercolor paper under 4mm thickness.
  • EYE-PROTECTED DESIGN: The evenly illumination pad provide COMFORT and BRIGHT WHITE with 10000-12000K Color temperature. The special built in filter prevents eye fatigue. No shadow, No glare, No harm for eyes even long-hour working.
  • QUALITY MADE & SAFETY USE: Super bright energy-efficient LED lamps last up to 50,000 hours. With UL and FCC certification, 100% guarantee in usage safety.
  • WIDELY APPLICAPABLE: Ideal for 5D Diamond Painting, 2D Animation, Drawing, Calligraphy, Embossing, Scrapbooking, Sketching, and X-ray viewing and more!

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.3
Width 17
Length 23.8
Weight 6

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select light boxes for tracings

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to light boxes for tracings, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best light boxes for tracings for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their light boxes for tracings!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to light boxes for tracings. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a light boxes for tracings, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a light boxes for tracings that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the light boxes for tracings and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their light boxes for tracings online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online light boxes for tracings the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the light boxes for tracings for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online light boxes for tracings are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of light boxes for tracings

Before even thinking about all the different light boxes for tracings available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these light boxes for tracingss will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these light boxes for tracings will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer light boxes for tracings every few months. This is because they know that people want the better light boxes for tracings. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good light boxes for tracings tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.