Viking Kestrel ED 10X42 Waterproof Binoculars

VikingSKU: 5028649011831

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Product Description

Viking Kestrel ED 10X42 Waterproof Binoculars

  • Extra Low Dispersion glass lenses
  • Fully multicoated optics
  • Dielectric coated phase corrected BAK 4 Prisms
  • Rubber armoured & fully waterproof
  • Wide field of view
  • Twist down eyecups for spectacle wearers
  • Weight: 672 g
  • Supplied with rainguard, case and strap

At last, a mid-price binocular range with ED glass objective lenses. These binoculars offer amazing optical quality and value for money.

Every item in the Viking range is manufactured to the highest standards of quality and reliability and the Kestrel binocular is no exception. Featuring Extra Low Dispersion glass lenses, BAK 4 Prisms and fully multicoated optics, these full size binoculars offer an impressive resolution, with a bright and colour-correct image.

What's more, Kestrel implements a rubber armoured body that is both durable and waterproof, making these binoculars the perfect choice for the avid outdoorsman or nature observer.

MODEL: Kestrel ED 10x42
MPN :1183
BRAND: Viking
DIMENSIONS: (L x W x H) Approx. 140 x 125 x 45 mm
WEIGHT: 672 g
WHAT'S IN THE BOX: Kestrel 10x42 Binocular, Rain Guard, Case, Strap
EYECUP: Twist down eyecups
FIELD OF VIEW (DEGREES): 6.5 degrees
OPTICAL COATINGS: Fully multicoated
WATERPROOFNESS: Yes (1.5m/3min)

Understanding: Magnification

Understanding magnification, typically denoted by a number followed by an "x" (e.g., 8x42), is essential for choosing binoculars suited to specific activities like birdwatching, hunting, or stargazing.

Higher magnification offers a closer view but may sacrifice field of view and stability, while lower magnification provides a wider field of view and is generally easier to stabilize but sacrifices detailed observation of distant objects

Understanding: Field of View

Field of view refers to the width of the area visible through the binoculars at a specific distance. A wider field of view allows you to observe more of your surroundings, making it ideal for activities like birdwatching or sports events where tracking fast-moving subjects is essential.

Understanding: Objective Lens Diameter

The objective lens diameter determines how much light the binoculars can gather, directly impacting image brightness and clarity, especially in low-light conditions. A larger objective lens diameter results in brighter and clearer images, making it ideal for activities such as stargazing or wildlife observation at dawn or dusk. However, larger objective lenses also mean heavier and bulkier binoculars, which may not be suitable for all users, especially for long periods of use or travel.

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