Lightboxes are used in different set ups and their uses differ from one user to another. So to choose a light box will depend on what the user wants it for. The lightboxes can be needed by the biotechnologists, some artists, doctors or by photographers. But all the above different people can not use the same type of lightbox because their needs of lightboxes differ. Their needs dictate how big the lightbox should be and how well the light of the lightbox should be. Some people also need a fixed lightbox, others need light which can be moved around.
So after deciding that you need a lightbox, you have first to know which type of the light box you need, where you want to use it and for what reason you want to buy it. If you are not yet sure about which lightbox you want, you may take sometime on the internet to browse through the different type of lightbox on offer or you can shop around testing different types in local shops before you decide on which to buy.
The first factor to consider is the size of the lightbox, because the size of the lightbox will differ according to the need of the user. A doctor needs a different size from the designers or form the artists. So before you decide to buy, make sure that you are buying the right size.
Where you want to put the lightbox also matters, because different sizes can be put in different places, for example some need a light box on a desk, sometime they can be installed on the wall, and you have to know the distance from which you want the lightbox to light.
So the size and the material will dictate where you will have to put the lightbox because some light boxes can break easily.
The other factor is the luminosity of the lightbox. Because the light differs for each light box, same as the need for each person so before deciding to buy a ligthbox make sure that it has the right light you will need. You have to test different light boxes before deciding on which to buy or you may end up buying a second lightbox in no time. Before deciding which lightbox to buy you have to keep in mind the above factors.