Category Archives: Ostara Binoculars Reviews

Ostara Diamond APO ED 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars review

The Ostara Diamond APO 42mm binoculars are ideal for those wanting to take the step into premium binoculars. Recently I was fortunate to have a set of the 8×42 and 10×42 to test. Starting from the beginning you see a … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 12×50 binoculars for birdwatching

So are the 12×50 Ostara Elinor binoculars suitable for bird watching. I would normally recommend for plane / ship spotting or long distance terrestrial. But recently a customer came to the Northern Optics weekend display at Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 10×50 binoculars OS331493. Ideal for hand held astronomy

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet at Barton Upon Humber looking for a set of portable binoculars suitable for astronomy, and would compliment their two large astronomical telescopes. After looking through a few sets in the 7×50, 8×56, … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 8×45 binoculars OS331479

If the popular Ostara Elinor 10×50 binoculars are too large for you, the equally impressive Elinor 8×45 are not only a worthy alternative, but better in a couple of ways. For one, they are lighter, and secondly give a picture … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 10×50 binoculars. A good choice for astronomy ?

This weekend a customer came to the Northern Optics outlet at Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire looking for a set of binoculars suitable for astronomy. After testing a few 8×56, 10×50, 12×50 and 12x70s he opted for the popular Ostara … Continue reading

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Do Ostara Elinor binoculars have twist eye cups

Earlier models of the Ostara Elinor binoculars had tough fold down  eye cups. This was changed to good quality twist eye cups in later versions (as shown in the image right). Despite this change, there was no change in price. The … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 8×45 Binoculars. Customer review

  A customer visiting the Northern Optics retail outlet was looking for a good quality pair of binoculars with a wide field of view and be able to get a full field with spectacles on. The moment the customer picked … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor 8×45 binoculars review, by North Lincs Astro

  A member of the North Lincs Astronomy group was looking for a high quality pair of binoculars to compliment her telescope. At a recent meeting she looked through larger 50, 56 and 70mm binoculars. However at this meeting date, … Continue reading

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Ostara Elinor Binoculars

  Traditional style binoculars with premium performance. Available in 8×45, 7×50, 10×50 and 12×50. All four models have their own attributes. The 8×45 are suited for general use and birdwatching. The 7×50 and 10×50 give outstanding low light performance, and … Continue reading

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