Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars

Zeiss Conquest HD 8×42

The Zeiss conquest HD 8×42 binoculars are a premium set of binoculars designed for general use and even wide field astronomy. A wide 128m @ 1000m FOV and long eye relief make for comfortable viewing.

The Conquest HD 8×42 are well balanced binoculars . This means that even though they are not the lightest in class, they do not feel as heavy as the specs suggest. Featuring a beautiful design, easy to use ergonomics and high quality ZEISS optics at an attractive price.

The Conquest HD 8×42 has been designed as a robust companion which is particularly suited for use during low light observing conditions such as dusk and dawn. With 8x magnification these binoculars ensure that the viewing image remains steady. Couple this with a larger depth of field adds to the usability.

The HD ED glass lens system delivers excellent best colour reproduction for impressive nature observation with outstanding contrast and virtually no chromatic aberration. Whether watching birds or woodland wildlife such as deer, the 8x magnification is a useful all round solution. A specially considered ergonomic design also ensures that the 8×42 is extremely comfortable to use. A large focusing wheel is always close at hand so that even when viewing subjects at close range at close range the smallest details can appear sharp and colour neutral. The large focus wheel is also suitable for use with gloves on when out in cold conditions.

Ideal for:

  • Outdoor leisure activities
  • Bird and wildlife observation
  • Twilight / night viewing of stars and celestial beings


Magnification8 ×
Effective lens diameter42 mm
Exit pupil diameter5.3 mm
Twilight factor18.3
Field of view at 1,000 m (yds)128 m (420 ft)
Subjective viewing angle59° Ww
Close focusing distance2 m (6.6 ft)
Diopter adjustment range− 4.0 | + 4.0 dpt
Exit pupil distance18 mm
Pupil distance54 – 74 mm
Lens typeHD
Prism systemSchmidt-Pechan


LotuTec | Nitrogen filled+ | +
Water resistance400 mbar


Operating temperature− 30°C | + 63°C (− 22°F | + 145°F)
Length150 mm (5.9 “)
Width at an interpupillary distance of 65 mm120 mm
Weight795 g
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