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Minox BF 8×42 binoculars review #62057

Had the pleasure of testing the Minox BF 8×42 binoculars and was not left disappointed. The BF range is targeted at the beginner at an affordable price, but this does not make them budget. FMC optics, phase coated BaK-4 prisms and nitrogen … Continue reading

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Visionary Nature Scout 8×42 binoculars VI330458

The Visionary Nature-scout 8×42 binoculars offer excellent optics when to take in to account the sub £50 price tag. Despite having fully coated optics with BK7 prisms, colours, contrast and brightness are very good. There is some false colours (chromatic … Continue reading

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Olivon PC 8×42 binoculars video review

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Olivon PC 8×42 binoculars. A good step up from 10×25 binoculars OL338058

The Olivon PC 8×42 were the perfect choice for a customer visiting the Northern Optics weekend outlet at the Waters` edge centre at Barton Upon Humber. He was looking for a high grade set in the £200 range as an upgrade … Continue reading

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Helios Odyssey-HR 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars

New for 2013 is the Helios Odyssey-HR 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars. Fully multi-coated optics, nitrogen waterproofing and Di-electric BAK-4 phase corrected prisms makes them outstanding value for money. Lightweight (690g) magnesium body makes them perfect for long hiking or bird … Continue reading

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Barr and Stroud Series-5 binoculars. New for 2013

New for 2013 is the Barr and Stroud Series-5 binoculars. Available in 8×42 and 10×42. Both variants come  with ED or non ED glass. Other features include fully multi-coated optics, phase corrected BaK-4 prisms and nitrogen waterproofing to 1.5m. Both … Continue reading

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Olivon PC 8×42 binoculars review

First impression out the box, are the Olivon PC 8×42 binoculars have a simple uncluttered but functional design. This is not a minus point, as they look very elegant. Picking them up, the feel reassuringly solid and balance nicely in … Continue reading

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Hawke Optics Sapphire ED 8×42 binoculars

The Hawke Sapphire ED 8×42 binoculars offer a step up in optical quality from the superb Frontier ED range, with the addition of dielectric coated prisms. The end result is remarkable image brightness and sharpness from just a 42mm objective. … Continue reading

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Celestron Nature 8×42 binoculars

The Celestron Nature 8×42 roof prism binoculars give great results for an outstanding price. Although they do not come with phase corrected prisms, you still get a bright and clear view from the BaK-4 prisms and fully multi-coated optics. Handling … Continue reading

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Hawke Optics Nature-Trek open hinged (OH) binoculars

New Hawke Optics Nature-Trek 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars have had a new face lift for 2012. Now available in a new stylish open hinge design. Note that these are for sale alongside the standard Nature-Treks. They are not a replacement. … Continue reading

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