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Maven B1 8x42

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Maven B1 8x42 Details

About the Maven Company

Maven is a company that specializes in making high-quality optics products. Maven produces a variety of optics products, including binoculars, riflescopes, and spotting scopes. Their products are used by hunters, birders, and nature enthusiasts around the world. Maven products are known for their quality, durability, and performance.

About the Maven B1 8x42 Binoculars

The Maven B1 8x42 binoculars are a great choice for anyone looking for a high-quality, affordable pair of binoculars. They are perfect for bird watching, nature observation, and hunting. The binoculars feature 8x magnification and 42mm objective lenses that provide bright and clear images.

The key features:

  • magnesium housing,

  • quality metal parts (focusing knob and diopter ring),

  • a wide field of view, and

  • low level of chromatic aberration.

The images produced by the B1 series are impressively sharp, with barely noticeable chromatic aberration. These features combined produce a high-quality binocular that is great for a variety of different applications.

Optical Properties of Maven B1

The Maven B1 binoculars have low level of chromatic aberration, meaning that colors appear sharp and true to life. This is due to the use of high-quality optics and lenses. The Maven B1 binoculars feature Schmidt-Pechan roof prisms. They feature fully multi-coated lenses to optimize light transmission, as well as phase-corrected BaK-4 prisms for enhanced clarity and contrast. This combination of features results in a clear, bright image with excellent color fidelity.

The Maven B1 binoculars have a field of view of 129 m at 1000 m, which is quite good for 8x42 configuration binoculars. This wide field of view allows you to take in more of your surroundings, giving you a better sense of what is happening around you.

Physical Properties of Maven B1

The Maven B1 binoculars are made with a magnesium housing, which makes them lightweight and durable. The Maven B1 8x42 binoculars are rubber armored for durability and have a nitrogen purge and O-ring seal for water and fog proofing.

The eyecups on the Maven B1 binoculars are made of soft rubber and are adjustable to fit a variety of different users. They can be rotated up or down to get the perfect fit and provide a comfortable viewing experience.

The diopter setting position on the Maven B1 binoculars can be adjusted to accommodate users with different eye prescriptions. The diopter adjustment ring is located on the right eyepiece.

The focusing knob on the Maven B1 binoculars is located in the center and can be turned to adjust the focus of the binoculars. The close focus distance on the Maven B1 binoculars is 2 m, which is adequate for most users.

Accessories of Maven B1 Binoculars

The Maven B1 8x42 binoculars come with:

  • a soft carrying case,

  • neck strap,

  • and lens cloth.

Warranty on Maven Binoculars

The Maven B1 8x42 binoculars have a 10-year warranty.

Maven B1 8x42 Specifications

Binoculars seriesMaven B1
Made inJapan
In production sinceNo
Warranty10 years
Type of prism Roof - Schmidt/Pechan
Variable magnification No
Magnification. 8x
Diopter adjustment -3.0 / +3.0 dpt
Lens size diameter. 42 mm
Exit pupil. 5.25 mm
Field of view - FOV... 129m/1000m
Field of view (angular). 7.4°
Apperent FOV (angular). 59.2°
Eye relief distance. 18.6mm
Closest focusing distance. 2m
Twilight Factor 18.3
Light transmittance 91.9 %
Relative Brightness 27.6
Lens coatings Fully Multicoated
Length.157 mm
Width.127 mm
Height.53 mm
MaterialMagnesium, Rubber
Working temperature range- 25°C / +60°C
Filled with Nitrogen
Focusing system Central
Diopter setting locationRight eye-piece
Minimal interpupillary distance.56 mm
Maximal interpupillary distance.73 mm
Type of BodySingle hinge
Water proof Yes
Fogproof Yes
Tripod compliantYes
Built-in Compass No
Built in Range finderNo
Image stabilization (IS) No
Able to float No


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