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Postby Guest on Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:43 am

I want to buy a Binoculars.But I don't make sure it's enough for me .
Please help me to known Its performance.


Specifications
Magnification 10X
Field of view 367 ft @ 1000 yds
Exit pupil diameter 5mm / 0.2in
Objective lens diameter 50mm / 1.97in
Color Gray
Type Binocular

Package Includes

* 1 x 10 x 50WA Night Working Binoculars Telescopes Field Glass
* 1 x Bag
* 1 x Cleaning Cloth
* 1 x Belt
* 2 x Eyepiece Hood
* 2 x Object Lens Covers

Is it worth the Price: $35.75 ?
Thank you
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Re: help

Postby Jne_K on Fri Jul 29, 2011 10:24 am

Hi

If you are looking for a 10x50, yes, these are typical features for a 10x50. As to being worth the asking price of $35, I'd also say yes, but keep in mind that $35 does not buy you a lot of binocular quality or performance.
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Re: help

Postby mcdmitch on Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:21 pm

I need to purchase a good set of binoculars for hunting. I wear glasses and need a set that i can use while wearing the glasses
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Re: help

Postby Jne_K on Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:20 am

Hi

Gor use with glasses, check eye relief in the stats. generally, you will need eye relief of 15mm or more for use with glasses, some folks a bit more, some a bit less, but 15 mm is a good place to start.

For hunting, waterproof is essential, even in dry climates. The seals that make a bino waterproof also help make it rustproof and so on.

Price is a pretty good indicator of quality and performance, but you'll get your most bang for the buck around $300. The recent erudition of the Nikon Monarch, for instance, in the Monarch III 10x42 would be a great choice.
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Re: help

Postby Guest on Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:21 pm

Guest wrote:...
Magnification 10X
Field of view 367 ft @ 1000 yds
...
Is it worth the Price: $35.75 ?


367 ft @ 1000 yds is an impressive field of view, available on many high priced models. Though most low price models claim to have it, I've looked though many and found the view to be 268 ft @ 1000 yards or less.

367 ft @ 1000 yds is about 6.7 degrees.

A $15 pair of 10x50's I looked through had only a 4 degree FOV, 8 full moons wide.
A $35 pair of Celestron 10x50, which claimed 7 degrees, was only 5.5 degrees, just 10% wider than the pointer stars of the big dipper.
A $80 pair of Nikon Action 7269's I looked though claimed 6.5 degrees, but were actually only 6 degrees, 20% wider than the pointer stars of the big dipper.

Be prepared for a ton of false advertising in the low end market. I looked though a $99 Barska 10x42 roof prism at Big5, and it looked about 45 deg apparent FOV, not the ideal 60. The $99 10-30x50 Bushnell porro prism had the same less than optimal FOV. If you want a 367 ft @ 1000 yds @ 10x FOV, be prepared to spend more and look for the keyword aspherical.

I think $35 Tasco and Celestron 7x35 and 10x50 porro binos are just good enough that a beginner can look at the stars and figure out where they are in the constellations. A $150 bino might show you where you are so you don't have to figure it out. $15 binos are slightly useful in some situations, but not worth it for anyone who want to get real use out of them.
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Re: help

Postby Guest on Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:24 pm

I'll also ad that the $80 Nikons looked maybe 20% brighter than the $35 Celestrons of equal aperture. And they near focused at 2/3 the distance. Definitely higher quality, but not enough for me to spend twice as much on my budget.
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