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Binoculars - Glossary

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Why are binoculars so expensive?

BYTeodor ŠtimecSep 24, 2020

Introduction The idea of binoculars was a breakthrough in the history of science. Since their invention, they have been used…

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Leica AquaDura Coating | Optics Trade Debates

BYPolona KranerMay 15, 2019

Check out Leica products here Hello, and welcome to another episode of Optics Trade Debates. Once again we answer the…

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Diopter Range | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 25, 2018

Diopter range in optics with one ocular (riflescopes, spotting scopes, NV optics, …)   Diopter range is an adjustment on…

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Prism Type | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 25, 2018

Most modern binoculars are made with an element called prism which is responsible for the rotation of the image upright…

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Magnification | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

Magnification is the magnifying power of an instrument that enlarges the viewing image and makes the observed object seem bigger. For…

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Lens Diameter | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

The second number in the product’s name represents the lens diameter. For example, 10×42 binoculars have a lens diameter of…

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Image Stabilizer | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

The same as compass, image stabilizer feature is most practical when using in marine, but also useful on moving cars or…