In 2005 William Optics presented huge porro prism 7x50 and 10x50 binoculars, deceptively similar to well-known and sought-after Fujinons FMTR-SX, valued for their excellent image quality. It soon became clear that WO binoculars are produced by a Chinese factory, United Optics. Read more >>>
The Nikon Monarch 7 series of binoculars was launched on the market in the middle of 2012. At first the producer offered just two models: the 8x42 and the 10x42. In 2013 the series was enlarged by other two small and handy devices: the 8x30 and the 10x30. Read more >>>
Classic E series porro prism models were launched in 1978. At first that group consisted of two pairs of binoculars: the 8x30 and the 10x35. In 1984 the producer added the 7x35 model to the line-up. The series was produced, with just slight changes, till 1999 when it was substituted by the EII models. Read more>>>
Roof prism series Bushnell Excurision EX consists of five models with the following parameters: 7x36, 8x36, 10x36, 8x42 i 10x42. One feature common for the whole series are large fields of view, the widest in a given class of equipment. Read more >>>
The Nikon Monarch 7 series was launched in the middle of 2012. At first only two models were offered – the 8x42 and the 10x42. Both instruments are Schmidt-Pechan roof prism devices and their prisms are made of BaK-4 glass covered by both dielectric and phase-correction coatings. Read more >>>
The Bushnell Elite series binoculars are Schmidt-Pechan roof prism devices. Their prisms, made of BaK-4 glass, are phase-coated and they feature one dielectric surface which is supposed to ensure the highest amount of reflected light. Read more >>>
The EX Action series produced by the reputable Nikon company consists of mid-range pairs of binoculars with the following parameters: 7x35, 8x40, 7x50, 10x50, 12x50, 16x50 , 7-15x35 and 10-22x50. All Action EX binoculars come with BaK-4 glass Porro prisms. Read more >>>
One of the least expected results of the 8x42 binoculars endurance test, conducted by our editorial office, was a disastrous performance of two Leica devices from the Ultravid HD and the Geovid HD-M series in the category of waterproofness. Our office has lately received a statement from the Leica company, concerning the material, published on our website - you can find it published below.
The market of binoculars keeps growing very quickly indeed. In fact every year we see a new company which launches several series of products. What’s more, already existing companies tend to replace its product line-ups much quicker than before. Read more >>>
We haven’t published any spotting scopes tests on the Optyczne.pl/Allbinos.com site yet although we have been thinking about doing so several times. Unfortunately conducting such tests is not an easy task – in fact it is far more complex than testing binoculars. Read more >>>
The Bushnel Elite 10x42 pair of binoculars performed very well in our big 10x42 instruments test, done back in 2006. Since that time there have been a lot of changes introduced to this series. As a result the casing is completely new and the producer started to boast about using ED glass in the objectives which is supposed to improve the chromatic aberration correction. Read more>>>
The Countryman series consists of three roof prism pairs of binoculars with the following parameters: 8x42, 10x42 and 10x50. These are compact and physically light constructions are nitrogen filled and waterproof up to 3 meters. Read more >>>
In 2009 the most expensive series of Swarovski binoculars, marked by the EL symbol, was present on the market for ten years. It consisted of four roof prism models with the following parameters: 8×32, 10×32, 8.5×42 and 10×42. Read more >>>.
Zen-Ray Optics is a relatively young player on the binoculars market. So far their offer hasn’t been exactly wide but their products are interesting, with unique parameters and often very wide angles of view which set them apart. Read more >>>
Polish company Delta Optical presents four new pairs of binoculars in the Extreme ED series. These are powerful porroprismatic optical instruments with low dispersion ED glass. You can choose between these four models: 7 × 50, 10 × 50, 10.5 × 70 and 15 × 70.
The history of rangefinder-equipped Geovid series of binoculars goes back to 1992 when at the Photokina fairs Leica launched the Geovid 7x42 BDA model. That pair of binoculars was equipped with an infrared laser, measuring the distance in the range from 25 to 1500 metres. Read more >>>
The 8x42 BD-42-8 model, tested here by us, belongs to a group of binoculars produced still in Japan. That series consists of devices with the following parameters: 8x25, 10x25, 8x32, 10x32, 8x42 and 10x42. As the company claims, these binoculars were designed in such a way so they are physically the lightest and the most handy. Read more >>>
After the successful launch of Delta Optical Titanium 8x56 ROH binoculars, Polish company Delta Optical shows another binoculars from this serie having magnification of 10x and objective lenses of 56 mm.
In June 2010 the German Analytik Jena company presented two pairs of new roof prism 42 mm binoculars. These are both “open hinge” constructions, which are becoming more and more fashionable nowadays, equipped with not less trendy low dispersion ED glass. Read more >>>
To all the fans of high-powered binoculars, Delta Optical introduces its two new models with parameters of 20x80 and 25x100. These binoculars are dedicated to the advanced enthusiasts of night-sky observations.
Binoculars from the Nikon EDG series had officially two launches. The first one was in April 2008, when the company introduced five new models, marked by the EDG symbol, into the market. They were supposed to feature low-dispersion glass in objectives and their casing was designed as “open hinge” – a style so fashionable lately. Read more>>>
The Delta Optical Titanium series made its debut on the market in August 2006, launching a very successful Porro 8x56 model, which you can find in shops to this day. Not long after that launch other devices – the roof prism Delta Optical Titanium 8.5x45 and 10.5x45- appeared as well. Read more >>>
Polish Delta Optical company has just announced the new version of Delta Optical Sailor 7x50 binoculars. It is classic, Porro-prism device with marine parameters.
The DCF ED series consists of top-of-the-range Pentax pairs of binoculars, including 8x32, 8x43, 10x43 and 10x50 models. All these instruments feature low dispersion glass in objective lenses, aspherical elements and Schmidt-Pechan roof prisms which are phase correction coated and silver coated as well. Read more>>>
For those who have been looking forward to new and improved binoculars of the Forest II series we have great news! Delta Optical has launched three new models of binoculars of the series: 8.5x50, 10x50 and 12x50.
The EXPS series consists of three Porro models with the following parameters: 8x42, 10x42 and 12x50. These instruments come with a solid, rubber-covered casing, equipped with BaK-4 prisms fully multi-coated. Additionally UV coatings were used which limit the transmission of harmful rays from that part of the spectrum. Read more>>>
In October 2009 the Vixen company announced the launch of the new series of binoculars called New Foresta. Soon afterwards the following models were launched: 8x32, 8x42 and 10x42 . In March 2010 during IWA fairs two next devices, with the parameters of 10x50 and 8x56, were added to the line-up. Read more >>>
The Ultravid HD binoculars’ series was launched in 2007 substituting the Ultravid devices. It consists of roof prism binoculars with the objective lens’s diameter from 20 to 50 mm. All the binoculars from this series feature the Schmidt-Pechan prisms. Read more >>>
In 2011 the Alpen Optics company decided to introduce some changes in the 42 mm class. The 8x42 and 10x42 binoculars gained a new casing and low-dispersion glass in objectives so a new mark - HD ED - appeared on their bodies. Read more >>>
The Tasco Essentials 8x42 is one of the cheapest roof prism 42 mm binoculars available on the market - it would be difficult to expect some impressive performance from it. We deal here with Schmidt-Pechan roof prisms coated by aluminum reflective layers. Read more >>>