Category Archives: Helios Binocular Reviews

Helios Lightwing HR 8×32 binoculars review

The Helios Lightwing HR 8×32 binoculars are a prime example of why in many cases, high quality dielectric prisms will out perform ED binoculars in the same price range with silver coated prisms. Although there is a little red and … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 10×26 binoculars review

Very good spec for the money. That would some up the Helios Nitrosport 10×26 binoculars in one short line. At the time of this review, the retail price was under £50, making them remarkable value considering them boasting multi-coated optics, … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 10×34 binoculars review #30213

The Helios Nitrosport 10×34 binoculars at first glance offer amazing value for money considering the specs. So lets take a closer look. Packaging. Often with lower priced binoculars , you ten to get generic outer packaging to help keep the price … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 12×50 binoculars review #30221

The Helios Nitrosport 12×50 are what you could call the bigger brother of the compact 26 and 34mm models. The extra light grasp and magnification give you that extra reach in many lighting conditions. Unlike the smaller versions which are … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier ED 8×43 binoculars. How to test for chromatic aberration

A customer who bought a set of Hawke Frontier ED 8×43 binoculars from the Northern Optics weekend display at the Waters` edge visitor centre, Lincolnshire asked what ED stood for in the description. I explained that with normal binoculars not all colours come to … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 8×26 binoculars. Ideal for watching sports

Here at Northern Optics we often get customers asking for binoculars suitable for birdwatching, general use, astronomy etc. But up to now, never had a customer looking for a set for watching rugby matches. So with the great British weather, … Continue reading

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Helios Nitrosport 8×26 binoculars. Northern Optics blog 10.2.2018

We often find at the Northern Optics weekend display , given the choice of 8x and 10x with the same make and model of binocular, most people go for the 8x. This this exactly what one of our customers did … Continue reading

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Helios Aquila MS 6.5×32 binoculars review 30133

After looking through 100s of binoculars over the years it takes something special to give me the wow ! factor. The Helios Aquila 6.5×32 are now in this group of binoculars that stand out against most others in the same price … Continue reading

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Helios Mistral WP6 10×32 binoculars review

With a very solid build and excellent optics, the Helios Mistral WP6 10×32 binoculars off a great choice at around £100. Handling is easy and user friendly

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Helios Nitrosport 10×42 long eye relief binoculars

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet at the Waters` Edge country park, Barton Upon Humber looking for a set of bird watching binoculars suitable for using with spectacles on. After getting the low down from myself on what the … Continue reading

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