Category Archives: Hawke Binocular Reviews

Hawke Sapphire 8×25 ED binoculars review

The Hawke Sapphire ED 8×25 binoculars offer big performance results from a compact set. Features include ED glass with Dielectric coated BaK-4 prisms and water repellent glass. It is difficult to believe how bright the image is from the small … Continue reading

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How to fix a pair of Hawke Endurance PC 10×25 , 8×25 binoculars

Over time you may find one of the barrels on your Hawke Endurance PC 8×25 and 10×25 binoculars has come lose. There is a very easy fix. Simple prise the top cover off with a screw driver to reveal a … Continue reading

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Hawke Premier 12×25 vs Visionary Wetland 8×25 binoculars review

OK, 12×25 vs 8×25 compact binoculars is not an exact like for like comparison, but for different reasons two customers on the same day picked one then the other at the Northern Optics weekend display when we was present with our … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier ED 8×42 , Endurance PC 8×25 customer purchases 26.2.17

At the Northern Optics outlet this weekend , a couple of Hawke binoculars were on customer shopping lists. Firstly a gentleman was looking for a top quality 8×42 set of binoculars in the £200 – £250 range. He instantly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Lincoln astronomy society meetings. Speakers February – April 2017

Below is a list of speakers for the Lincoln astronomy society from February – April 2017. Location is west street Lincoln LN1 3TZ. Meetings normally take place on the first Tuesday of each month. See the main website  http://www.lincolnastronomy.org/index.html for … Continue reading

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Hawke Premier 12×25 binoculars review. HA4135

The Hawke Premier 12×25 binoculars are perfect for mid to long distance viewing, on paper, so though I,d try a set. This particular model was the HA4135 green model. The outer box shows a full colour image of the binoculars … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance PC 10×32 binoculars Ideal for close up work

A customer came to the Northern Optics outlet looking for a smaller set of binoculars that would compliment his larger set of 10×50. After trying a few sets, he opted for the Hawke Endurance PC 10×32 binoculars. These have now … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance PC 8×32 binoculars HA3942 Customers viewpoint

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend display at the Waters` edge visitor centre at Barton Upon Humber looking for a lightweight set of binoculars for general use. After trying a few sets, she chose the Hawke Endurance 8×32 binoculars. … Continue reading

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Ostara 6.5mm eyepiece review. OS330618

As the Ostara Plossl 6.5mm eyepiece is classed as a low-mid priced eyepiece, it seemed only fair to test on a Celestron Astromaster 70mm refractor. This gave a magnification of 138x. For a standard 70mm telescope this would be a … Continue reading

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Celestron Travelscope-70 image of the Double cluster

The image of the famous Perseus Double cluster to the right was taken by Northern Optics using a Celestron Travelscope-70 prime focus with  a Canon 1100D. Expsoure was 10 seconds at 6400 ISO with the Travelscope-70 on a driven Skywatcher HEQ5 mount. … Continue reading

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