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Zeiss Terra ED 8×32

I’m on a search for an 8×32 binocular, so I am reviewing the candidates in the field. My main comparisons are the Leica Ultravid BR 8×20 or Swarovski 8.5×42 FPro (yes, those are way more expensive than this pair). Leica Ultravid 8×20 BR, Zeiss Terra … Continue readingZeiss Terra ED 8×32

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Close focus binoculars

How close is close?  I think under 5′ (1.5m), though the best are under 3.3′ (1m).  Here is a list!  It is not yet complete, and I have not translated all the distances and weights to metric.  The table will eventually be sorted by close … Continue readingClose focus binoculars

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Reviewing Binoculars

What I have found after handling many binoculars of the same general type — like in my reviews of 8x32s — is that the ergonomics makes a huge difference.  By ergonomics, I mean how it fits in your and and how it fits in your … Continue readingReviewing Binoculars

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Minox BL 8×33 HD review

I’m on a search for an 8×32 binocular, so I am reviewing the candidates in the field. My main comparisons are the Leica Ultravid BR 8×20 or Swarovski 8.5×42 FPro (yes, those are way more expensive than this pair). Leica Ultravid 8×20 BR, Minox BL … Continue readingMinox BL 8×33 HD review

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