Category Archives: Monocular Reviews

Levenhuk Wise 8×42 monocular

Had a chance to test the Levenhuk Wise 8×42 monocular, and was very pleased with the results. So firstly lets talk about the price. £35 at the time of this review. So for £35, surely you are going to get … Continue reading

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Acuter 8×21 monocular review

The Acuter 8×21 monocular is a lovely little mini scope that is an ideal take anywhere solution. Looking through the eyepiece, you are greeted with a wide view, which 128m @ 1000m .  The image is very good considering the small … Continue reading

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Visionary Nature Scout 20×50 monocular review VI332469

The Visionary Nature Scout 20×50 is a limited edition bundle designed for long distance terrestrial use, plane and ship spotting. So out the box you are greeted by a tidy and uncluttered monocular. Focus is done by turning the eyepiece. … Continue reading

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Visionary M10 10×50 monocular. A step up from 8×32

The Visionary 10×50 monocular was the natural step up for a customer who visited the Northern Optics weekend outlet, and already owned an Opticron 8×32 LER.  They was looking for more magnification and clarity. The Visionary 10×50 ticked all the … Continue reading

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Helios Rapide 8×25 monocular 30921 from a customers point of view

At the Northern Optics weekend display at Barton Upon Humber a customer was looking for a quality compact monocular as a gift idea. After trying a Helios Rapide 8×25 monocular he had no hesitation in purchasing. There is really no other … Continue reading

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Helios Rapide 8×25 monocular review 30921

I had the pleasure of testing the Helios Rapide 8×25 monocular this week. Aimed at the budget end of the market, but as you will see in this review it is anything but budget quality. The outer packaging is a … Continue reading

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Visionary 15×50 T-15 Monocular

The Visionary T-15 (15×50) monocular is designed for long distance terrestrial use, Plane spotting or ship spotting. Superb fully multi-coated optics with BaK-4 prisms give a very bright and clear image , despite the small exit pupil. Tough rubber body … Continue reading

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Barr and stroud . Sprite mini 8×25 & 10×25 monocular

New for 2013 is the Barr and Stroud Sprite mini monocular. Available in 8×25 and 10×25. Features include a lightweight nitrogen gas filled body with a tough rubber outer.  Bak-4 prisms and fully multi-coated optics ensure a high quality view … Continue reading

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Hawke Nature-Trek 10×50 monocular. Customer review

  A customer visited the Northern Optics outlet at Barton Upon Humber, having previously purchased the illusion 7×35 monocular. They was looking for a monocular with a little more light gathering capability. The obvious choice was the Hawke Nature-Trek 10×50. … Continue reading

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illusion 7×35 monocular review

The illusion 7×35 monocular uses a porro prism design, rather than the more compact and widely used roof prism versions. The end result of the larger porro prism is that you get more light through and pound for pound a … Continue reading

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