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2015-09-04 09:39:03
Nikon 7x50IF SP WP - binoculars' review

Nikon 7x50IF SP WP - binoculars' review

The optical system of the Nikon 7x50IF SP WP consists of an achromatic objective (2 elements in one group), Porro prisms behind which there is an element flattening the field and an eyepiece system with 5 elements positioned in 4 groups. Read more >>>
2015-08-28 09:59:03
Kowa BD 8x32 XD Prominar - binoculars' review

Kowa BD 8x32 XD Prominar - binoculars' review

Kowa is a Japanese producer with a limited line-up which, nevertheless, is quite well-known on the market. Most of it consists of ornithology instruments which not so long ago were entirely produced in Japan.Read more>>>
2015-08-26 08:12:23
Carl Zeiss Conquest HD 8x32 - binoculars' review

Carl Zeiss Conquest HD 8x32 - binoculars' review

The Zeiss Conquest series was launched over ten years ago. It consisted of pairs of binoculars produced by Zeiss in a Hungarian plant; overall they released as many as ten different models with the objective lenses diameters ranging from 30 to 56 mm. Read more >>>
2015-08-24 10:13:58
Vanguard Endeavor ED II 8x42 - binoculars' review

Vanguard Endeavor ED II 8x42 - binoculars' review

Several years ago the Vanguard company launched a series of binoculars called the Endeavor ED, consisting of five roof prism models with the following parameters: 8x32, 8x42, 10x42, 8.5x44 and 10.5x44. That series hardly managed to impact the market properly and the producer soon decided to launch its successor. Read more >>>
2015-05-13 09:51:11
Nikon 8x32 EDG - binoculars' review

Nikon 8x32 EDG - binoculars' review

In the new EDG series we have five models of binoculars at our disposal with the following parameters: 8x32, 10x32, 7x42, 8x42 and 10x42. They boast low-dispersion ED glass in objectives and very high quality eyepieces with a flat field. Read more >>>
2015-03-11 08:49:23
Vixen New Foresta 10x50 DCF – binoculars' review

Vixen New Foresta 10x50 DCF – binoculars' review

In October 2009 Vixen announced the launch of a new series of binoculars called New Foresta, including the following models: the 8x32, the 8x42 and the 10x42. In March 2010, during the IWA fairs, they added two more devices, the 10x50 and the 8x56. Read more>>>
2015-03-02 09:04:26
Nikon Prostaff 5 10x50 – binoculars’ review

Nikon Prostaff 5 10x50 – binoculars’ review

The new Prostaff 5 series, produced by Nikon, was launched in July 2013; it consists of four roof prism models with the following parameters: 8x42, 10x42, 10x50 and 12x50. According to the producer the new instruments are aimed a travelers and fans of active leisure – they are physically light, waterproof and shock-proof. Read more >>>
2015-02-21 10:27:42
Nikon Prostaff 7s 8x30 - binoculars' review

Nikon Prostaff 7s 8x30 - binoculars' review

The Prostaff 7s series, produced by Nikon, was launched in 2014; it consists of four roof prism Schmidt- Pechan models with the following parameters: 8x30, 10x30, 8x42 and 10x42. Read more>>>
2015-01-16 12:08:39
Nikon ACULON A211 10x50 - binoculars' review

Nikon ACULON A211 10x50 - binoculars' review

In 2013 the ACULON A211 series replaced the Action VII models. The producer presented at once nine porro binoculars with the following parameters: 7x35, 8x42, 10x42, 7x50, 10x50, 12x50, 16x50 and two zooms: 8–16×40 and 10–22×50. Read more >>>
2014-10-09 14:22:22
Legendary binoculars - Carl Zeiss Jena Dekarem 10x50

Legendary binoculars - Carl Zeiss Jena Dekarem 10x50

An optical system of almost every contemporary pair of binoculars consists of three parts: an objective lens which gathers the light, a prism assembly, inverting the image and an eyepiece, decisive when it comes to a magnification ratio and a field of view. In a good optical instrument all those three parts cooperate harmoniously with each other, being good optical constructions in themselves. Read more >>>
2014-10-06 07:45:55
Vanguard Endeavor ED II 10x42 - binoculars' review

Vanguard Endeavor ED II 10x42 - binoculars' review

Several years ago the Vanguard company launched a series of binoculars called the Endeavor ED, consisting of five roof prism models with the following parameters: 8x32, 8x42, 10x42, 8.5x44 and 10.5x44. That series hardly managed to impact the market properly and the producer already decided to launch its successor, the Endeavor ED II models. Read more>>>
2014-09-20 09:53:21
Legendary binoculars - Leitz Amplivid 6x24

Legendary binoculars - Leitz Amplivid 6x24

Today we start a new series of articles entitled "Legendary binoculars". The first part is devoted to the Leitz Amplivid 6x24 - one of the most interesting and innovative binoculars ever made. Enjoy! Read more >>>
2014-09-16 13:46:48
Delta Optical Extreme 15x70 ED - binoculars' review

Delta Optical Extreme 15x70 ED - binoculars' review

Delta Optical is a company well-known for improving the constructions offered by their rivals by introducing small but handy changes – that’s why we were very curious how the DO Extreme would compare to the William Optics or Fujinon binoculars we’ve already tested. Read more >>>
2014-09-12 11:14:58
Vanguard Endeavor ED II 8x32 - binoculars' review

Vanguard Endeavor ED II 8x32 - binoculars' review

Several years ago the Vanguard company launched a series of binoculars called the Endeavor ED, consisting of five roof prism models with the following parameters: 8x32, 8x42, 10x42, 8.5x44 and 10.5x44. That series hardly managed to impact the market properly and the producer already decided to launch its successor. Read more >>>
2014-09-07 19:29:30
Carl Zeiss Jena Jenoptem 7x50 - binoculars' review

Carl Zeiss Jena Jenoptem 7x50 - binoculars' review

The history of the 7x50 binoculars, produced in Jena, starts in 1919 when the Carl Zeiss Jena Binoctar was launched. It was equipped with an individual focusing system. The Binoctem model, with an ocular bridge, making the central focusing possible, hit the shelves only in 1931. Read more>>>
2014-08-18 09:57:08
Steiner Cobra 10x42 - binoculars' review

Steiner Cobra 10x42 - binoculars' review

The Cobra series of binoculars, produced by the German company Steiner, was launched in the middle of 2013. It consists of just two roof prism models: the 8x42 and the 10x42. Read more >>>
2014-07-09 08:01:42
Steiner Navigator 7x50 - binoculars' review

Steiner Navigator 7x50 - binoculars' review

If you look for marine binoculars the German Steiner company offers you two specialized series: the cheaper Navigator and the more expensive Commander. In both cases you deal with Porro prism 7x30 and 7x50 instruments, available with or without compass. Read more>>>
2014-07-07 08:33:25
Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 10x42 - binoculars' review

Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 10x42 - binoculars' review

The Bushnell company feature a very wide line-up of binoculars. As they are active mainly on the American market, their production focuses on roof prism devices with 40-42 mm objective lenses, very popular with American customers. Read more >>>
2014-04-07 13:47:41
Delta Optical Extreme 7x50 ED - binoculars' review

Delta Optical Extreme 7x50 ED - binoculars' review

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 >>>
2014-03-24 11:43:35
Nikon Monarch 7 8x30 - binoculars' review

Nikon Monarch 7 8x30 - binoculars' review

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 >>>
2013-10-23 16:46:01
Nikon 8x30E II - binoculars' review

Nikon 8x30E II - binoculars' review

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>>>
2013-08-28 09:57:14
Bushnell Excursion EX 10x42 - binoculars' review

Bushnell Excursion EX 10x42 - binoculars' review

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 >>>
2013-08-05 09:20:40
Nikon Monarch 7 8x42 - binoculars' review

Nikon Monarch 7 8x42 - binoculars' review

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 >>>
2013-07-10 14:42:42
Bushnell Elite 10x42 ED - binoculars' review

Bushnell Elite 10x42 ED - binoculars' review

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 >>>
2013-06-05 12:48:47
Nikon Action EX 8x40 CF - binoculars' review

Nikon Action EX 8x40 CF - binoculars' review

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 >>>
2013-06-03 10:07:17
Leica's statement on the endurance test of 8x42 binoculars

Leica's statement on the endurance test of 8x42 binoculars

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.
2013-04-30 20:11:39
Endurance test of 8x42 binoculars - results

Endurance test of 8x42 binoculars - results

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 >>>
2013-04-16 12:01:38
Review of four 65 ED spotting scopes

Review of four 65 ED spotting scopes

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 >>>
2013-04-11 19:16:32
Bushnell Elite 8x42 ED - binoculars' review

Bushnell Elite 8x42 ED - binoculars' review

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>>>
2013-01-09 09:39:28
Opticron Countryman 8x42 BGA T - binoculars' review

Opticron Countryman 8x42 BGA T - binoculars' review

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 >>>
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