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  About Binoculars - a general guide
The modern compact binocular is generally small, yet with stereoscopic vision and depth of field far greater than before.
Zoom binoculars have part of the ocular lens arrangement moveable so as to adjust the magnification, typically from about 7x to 20x.
Waterproof binoculars sometimes incorporating a compass are the usual for marine use, and larger more powerful binoculars are used for long distance observation and astronomy.
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 Binoculars SALE Discount binoculars Nikon Binocular Swarovski Binoculars Bushnell Binocular
Binoculars are the primary instrument for a wide range of activities.
Sizes range from mini binoculars, compact binoculars, mid-size binoculars, full-size binoculars and even big and giant binoculars, pier-mounted and long range observation binoculars.
Astronomical binoculars (Apogee binoculars, Oberwerk binoculars, Celestron binoculars, Meade binoculars, Galileo binoculars)
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 Birding Binoculars 1
Birding binoculars must be light enough to carry all day long and sturdy enough to survive years of heavy use.
The objective lens and the eyepiece are two elements in all binoculars.
Binoculars also have a third element, the erecting prisms.
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 Just-Binoculars.com - Extensive Selection of Binoculars in Stock
Conditions are tough and your binoculars for hunting better be tougher.
Brunton Binoculars use only the highest grade, most advanced glass available and in doing so, became the only manufacturer to use SF glass in a binocular.
Binoculars for Birding must be able to produce the brightest and clearest images available.
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 Binoculars.com - Binoculars
A pair of Nikon Monarch 8x42mm binoculars will allow you to separate branches from antlers and give you a clear shot at a trophy.
Other high-power binoculars may have excellent optics, but they can also - quite literally - be a pain in the neck.
The perfect binoculars for the soccer parent, traveler, weekend walker, or gadget guru, these 8x21 folding binoculars are perfectly portable.
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  eBay Guides - Binoculars Buying Guide
Ranging from midsize to large, standard binoculars such as the Nikon Action Hunting Binoculars, Steiner Safari Binoculars, and Bushnell Powerview Binoculars weigh between 20 and 35 ounces.
Binoculars generally have a two-number designation: the first indicates magnification and the second represents aperture.
Wide-field binoculars make it easier to track fast-moving objects, scan the sky for birds, and generally observe nature.
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  Binoculars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Binocular telescopes, or binoculars, are two identical or mirror-symmetrical telescopes mounted side-by-side and aligned to point accurately in the same direction, one to be viewed through each of the user's eyes to present the viewer with a greater sense of depth and distance than a single-lens telescope allows.
Binoculars to be used to view objects that are not at a fixed distance must have a focusing arrangement.
Binoculars concentrate the light gathered by the objective into a beam, the exit pupil whose diameter is the objective diameter divided by the magnifying power.
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 Binoculars Astronomy night sky using information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Binoculars are also quite cheap for a relatively large pair compared to buying a telescope.
Comets are brillant through binoculars as a telescope doesn't have a enough field of view to fit much of their tails in.
Binoculars extremely low magnifications (7x - 15x) won't be enough bring up any details on the planets, however they will see the major planets as disks and movements of their moons as points of light.
www.telescopes-astronomy.com.au /telescopes045.htm   (462 words)

Binoculars used for astronomy purposes must have several features not needed for daytime use, however.
Binoculars larger than 50 mm become heavy and hard to hold steady as well.
When looking through binoculars at distant points of light, such as stars, it is extremely Important that the points of light converge into one image.
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Binoculars are really just two refracting telescopes joined together with a hinge.
And since it was difficult to keep the tubes parallel to each other, these early binoculars generally formed double images of the object being looked at.
You can use a pair of binoculars for bird watching, star-gazing, looking at shy animals, spotting ships at see, watching a concert, enjoying a sports game from an awful seat, the list goes on and on.
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 Binoculars Binoculars companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A binocular consists of two optical systems that are joined by a hinge and (typically) share a common focusing mechanism.
Binoculars are available in a great variety of sizes, magnifying powers and features to suit any purpose or preference.
Binoculars range from small 3x10 models, often used in theaters, to average 7x50 or 10x50 for amateur astronomy use, to big 20x80 or even 20x140 "galaxy" models.
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 Binoculars for Butterflying - North American Butterfly Association
Binoculars are described using terms such as 7 x 36 or 10 x 42.
Lower power binoculars are often smaller and more compact, the field of view is larger and they are easier to hold still.
Unfortunately, the close focus ability of binoculars is often not included in product literature, and when it is, the numbers are often not accurate.
www.naba.org /binocs.html   (2462 words)

 Astronomical Observing with Binoculars
Binoculars are easier to use for a novice because they are smaller, lighter and can easily be taken on trips.
Binoculars are quicker to use; most telescopes require assembly and disassembly during an observing session.
Binoculars are used even after one acquires a telescope and are an excellent complimentary observing instrument with the telescope.
www.stargazing.net /david/binoculars   (708 words)

 Binoculars - Binoculars Review - Birding Binoculars
It is more convenient for the viewer to focus both tubes with one action (usually rotation of a central focussing wheel), and for one of the two eyepieces to be adjustable to compensate for differences between the viewer's eyes (usually by rotating the eyepiece in its mount).
Simple Galilean binoculars have the disadvantage of a narrower field of view—this is the reason for the prevalence of the more complex optical arrangements used.
The trade-off is that compared to un stabilized binoculars of the same parameters, stabilized binoculars are more expensive, larger and heavier, less reliable due to their complexity, more subject to obsolescence, and consume batteries.
www.opticsspot.com /binoculars.aspx   (2946 words)

 About Ask.com: Binoculars FAQ
Binoculars Site Preview presents a "sneak preview" of a web page when you mouse over a Binoculars icon next to a search result.
The Binoculars feature will take a while to populate through our database and we are rolling out coverage for more results daily.
Binoculars Site Preview images are screen captures of the browser navigating a page, and the screen captures are taken periodically.
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 BoatUS BoatTECH Guides: Marine Binoculars
Using binoculars with greater magnification makes finding and holding objects difficult, especially on a pitching deck, because small movements of the binoculars translate into sweeping arcs in the field of view.
Tasco's Offshore(tm) 54 binoculars have a non-reflective Rubicon(tm) ruby coating on the objective lens, which suppresses UV glare and improves contrast.
To be labeled waterproof, a binocular must be able to withstand submersion at a set depth for a specified time period, usually 16' for five minutes.
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 Binoculars : Binocular
The powerful binoculars are waterproof, dirtproof and fogproof, making them ideal for activites like hiking, boating and camping.
Zoom in and out on your subject with these feature-rich and cool-looking binoculars so you can see both the "small" and the "big" picture from wherever you are, be it a concert or simply on vacation.
Affordable and stylish, these all-purpose binoculars are amazingly compact in size and light in weight so you can easily carry them no matter where your destination.
www.olympusamerica.com /cpg_section/cpg_binoculars.asp   (173 words)

 How do binoculars work?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Binoculars are like two telescopes mounted side by side.
If you’re using prism binoculars (and most likely you are—they’re the most popular kind), a prism in each tube reverses and inverts the image of the bird.
Good binoculars will give you an accurate and detailed look at the bird.
www.yesmag.bc.ca /Questions/binoculars.html   (115 words)

This tremendously versatile 8x22 compact binocular with it's integrated 640x480 resolution digital camera is perfect for anyone who wants to view all the action up-close, and capture it digitally as well.
The range for the CaptureView binoculars is from 49 feet to Infinity for photography.
The Binoculars will focus on objects 16.4 feet away, but for effective use of the camera, take pictures of objects from 49 feet to Infinity.
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 Just-Binoculars: Hunting In Stock On Sale!
Characteristics of a pair of binoculars for hunting should obviously include being waterproof and Mid-Size and provide crisp clear images, especially during low light and in rough terrain.
Many hunters are familiar with the most popular brands of hunting binoculars and will be happy to know that at Just-Binoculars we carry the majority of them at some of the lowest prices around.
Burris binoculars are completely waterproof, fog proof, shockproof, fully multi coated and focus locking.
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 Binoculars.com - Browsing
Hefting a big telescope out for a simple look at the moon is not only a pain, but not necessary with the options available in a larger pair of binoculars.
Due to the fact that the objective lenses are so large on astronomical binoculars, a tripod should definitely be considered.
Most binoculars for astronomy have a place for a tripod adapter or one built into their body already
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 Steiner Binoculars
As a world renowned specialist in the manufacture of binoculars, we continuously work on new optical technologies: our quality innovations include super tough rubber armoring, nitrogen filling, water pressure proofing to 5 meters and precision crafted Steiner lens coatings.
Steiner also is known as the first company ever to integrate a compass into a binocular.
Steiner Binoculars are tougher than ever, extremely lightweight, with innovative design, durable construction and the benefit of German-engineered optics technology for a lifetime of dependable performance!
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 BinoSky: A guide to astronomy with binoculars.
Observing the sky through binoculars can be very rewarding if you know what's worth looking at, how to find it, and how to interpret what you see when you do find it.
An especially troublesome issue for binocular observers is that an object can appear so different from the telescopic photos found in books that one may be unable to identify it.
Variable-star observing is an excellent use of binoculars, but I have not included any information here about variables, since they are amply covered on the web by the AAVSO.
www.lightandmatter.com /binosky/binosky.html   (804 words)

The headliner, however, was Leica’s Duovid 8+12x42 binocular, which gives users the equivalent of two high-performance binoculars (8x42 and 12x42) in one simple yet masterfully engineered package.
If asked to describe this binocular in just three words, I’d say “high-class glass.” One look through this newest addition to Nikon’s Venturer LX series tells you that it is a binocular fit for a king, or, given its petite size, a queen.
Frankly, I like this Tasco binocular well enough that I would happily use it in the field—in which case, I’d use rubber O-rings as spacers between the barrels and eyecup rims to keep the eyecups at my desired height.
www.outdoorlife.com /outdoor/gear/article/0,19912,264264,00.html   (2020 words)

 ACE Index, Manufacturers of Binoculars, Optics, Spotting Scopes and Telescopes
Manufacturer of value priced binoculars, zoom binoculars, monoculars, small telescopes, night vision scopes, a range of loupes and magnifiers, mini-microscopes, multi-function optics for outdoorsmen and hobbyists, and optical toys for children.
Celebrating their 42nd year manufacturing an extensive range of binoculars in many styles, including compact and compact zoom models, roof prism types, fiberglass and all-metal bodies, weather proof and sports models.
Minox makes several models of precision compact, light-weight binoculars, all of them weatherproof, and a 6x monocular which is only 3 inches long and less than an inch in width.
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 Burris - Binoculars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Premium optical glass that is very low tolerance precision ground and polished insures super sharp, distortion-free viewing and every lens surface is broad band multicoated for a reflection- free image.
And, unlike most binoculars, the prisms are coated with silver rather than aluminum for the ultimate in light transmission.
These new binoculars compress full-size performance about as compact as can be for an 8X-42mm or 10X-42mm binocular so these are handy, concealable and don’t weigh you down.
www.burrisoptics.com /binoculars.html   (531 words)

 Binoculars & Scopes at The Binocular Site
Most binocular sites on the internet are run by people with very specific concerns, such as hunting, birding or astronomy.
The Binocular Site’s primary aim is to help you learn about the best buys, best practices and best sets of binoculars to match your needs.
Binoculars have a long and interesting history, from the invention of the telescope to the advent of today’s gadgets such as rangefinders and digital video camera binoculars.
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 Telescopes and Binoculars from one of the UK'S premier specialists
As our customer, you are our priority. We are more than happy to spend time providing advice on telescopes, binoculars, microscopes and optical accessories - even if you know exactly what you're looking for. After all our combined experience amounts to over 40years. No wonder our showroom is always buzzing and busy!
All telescopes, binoculars and microscopes are tried and tested by ourselves or customers, such as those from local astronomical societies. Additionally, we only stock products that we genuinely believe are of the highest in quality. By doing this we can ensure the continued excellence and value of our optical product ranges.
We are constantly checking our competitors prices so you can purchase from Stockport Binocular and Telescope Centre with complete peace-of-mind. Should you find any genuine lower price advertised elsewhere, please let us know and we will always endeavour to match or better the price.
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 Discount Binoculars Telescopes Night Vision Online Shop - Binoculars UK
Discount Binoculars Telescopes Night Vision Online Shop - Binoculars UK Welcome to Binoculars UK, your one stop online shop for binos, telescopes, spotting scopes, monoculars and night vision equipment.
Two high-performance and high-quality full size roof prism models ideally suited to birdwatching, safaris and general nature viewing.
Keep your binoculars and other important equipment secure and dry with Seahorse Protective Cases.
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