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Riflescopes - Glossary

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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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Inclination | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

Often, the elevation adjustment that the riflescope offers is not adequate to compensate for the bullet drop when shooting at…

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Filled With | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

Optical products are often filled with a dry gas to prevent the condensation on the inside of the housing when exposing them to temperature…

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Field of View | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

The field of view is an area the observer sees when looking through the optical product. Although it primarily depends on how…

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Apparent Field of View (Deg.) | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 24, 2018

The apparent field of view is a value in degrees that represents the viewing angle of an image you see…

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Waterproof | Glossary

BYPolona KranerOct 18, 2018

The waterproof feature is made to keep the optical products sealed and protected from water or dust. Such products are suitable for marine,…