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Nikon 8x42mm Monarch ATB High Reflective Prism Binoculars
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Most Helpful Positive Review Excellent binoculars!!!
Excellent quality for the price, sharp, bright & clear. First impression as clear as my Zeiss Diascope , Its perfect for bird watching and is very ...
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Excellent binoculars!!!

by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner Written on March 15, 2011

Excellent quality for the price, sharp, bright & clear. First impression as clear as my Zeiss Diascope ,
Its perfect for bird watching and is very bright

Before getting the monarch i brought and tried many others below $200 mark from different vendors but none of them could come close to the monarch. I would say its the best you can get in this price range

I have compared the new di-electric (7294) and the old model with silver coatings (7430). I found the new model gives true colors while the old one had yellowish tint. The di-electric prism coating is excellent for low light situation and for star gazing, in fact i like it more than my 15x70 astronomical binocular for star gazing , the view is more wide ,clear and stable . Even though objective is 42 it gathers good amount of light in low light situation may be has to do with di-electric coatings


The only Cons : Objective cover is attached to the body and gets in way while stargazing , I thought writing of dialectic coating was embossed but it turned out to be a sticker and has fallen off , but these are definitely not a deal breaker for such nice pair of binoculars

Pros: Di-electic coating ,phase coating, Very Good clarity
Cons: Obecjective cover gets on way while stargazing...
Would recommend: Yes
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by Legacy Reviewer, Verified Owner from United States, TX Written on March 18, 2010
I was looking for high-end optics for bird watching but didn't want to spend $1,000 plus for great optics. After reading reviews and after finding the Nikon 8X42mm Monarch ATB binocular at a dealer, so I could check them out first, I was sold on them. The OpticsPlanet purchase price was the lowest I could find anywhere and they were immediately shipped, with free shipping. After using them now for about a month, I could not be more satisfied.
Pros: optics resolution, quality
Cons: lens caps...
Would recommend: Yes
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