Kowa BD-42 II XD 8X42 Prominar Binoculars
The Kowa BD-42 II XD 8X42 Prominar Binoculars are ideal for bird watching, nature watching and hunting as they provide high end optical performance in a rugged and compact body. Their high performing optics produce clear and bright images, with high resolution, and high contrast, making these binoculars perfect for all outdoor activities. Thanks to their ease of use, you’ll love these binoculars regardless of whether you’re a beginner binocular user or a veteran glasser.
With a bright and versatile design, the Kowa 8x42 II BD42-8 XD Prominar Binoculars feature an advanced optical system which has been given a series of multi coatings to provide clear viewing in a variety of conditions. Two Prominar XD glass elements are used to reduce chromatic aberrations, improve contrast, and provide greater viewing clarity. In addition, a special phase corrected C3 coating has also been applied to the Schmidt-Pechan prism glass elements to further improve contrast and produce consistent and accurate colours making nature viewing all the more enjoyable and true to life.
With an 8x magnification these binoculars are ideal for viewing distant subjects. Add to this their full size 42mm diameter objective lenses, and you have a binocular that is great for use in low light conditions.
A roof prism design allows these binoculars to provide consistent brightness and gives them a sleek form. The magnesium armoured body is strong and durable but still lightweight and compact so you won’t get tired even if you’re using them for a long period of time. If you are a hobbyist or professional, these binoculars will serve you perfectly.
The rubberised chassis of these binoculars offers durable and secure handling and the housing has also been nitrogen filled for water and fog resistance. Twist-up multi-step eyecups benefit clear viewing in bright lighting conditions and make these binoculars ideal for eye glass wearers. A KR coating has also been applied to the exposed optical surfaces to protect against dust and dirt, and to aid in cleaning.
Kowa BD-42 II XD 8X42 Prominar Binoculars
- Magnification - 8x
- Objective lens diameter - 42mm
- Real field of view - 8.2°
- Field of view (At 1000m) - 142m
- Exit pupil - 5.25mm
- Eye relief - 17mm
- Minimum focus distance - 1.8m
- Dimensions - 13.97 x 12.7 x 5.08cm
- Weight - 638g
- Extra-low dispersion (XD) glass
- Schmidt-Pechan prism design corrects the view while allowing for thinner optical tubes versus the more common Abbe-Koenig design
- Anti reflection, fully multi-coated lenses
- Twist-up multi-step eyecups
- Compatible with optional tripod adapter
- Centre focus design and internal focus system
- Compatible with optional photo adapters for smartphone viewing and recording through the binocular
- Nitrogen filled housing for water and fogproof performance
- KR coating to aid in cleaning and prevent dust or dirt from affecting viewing
- Rubber-coated sturdy magnesium body
- BaK-4 Prisms
- Phase corrected roof prism design for durability and streamlined shape
- C3 prism coatings improve internal light transmission to improve colour rendition, clarity, and contrast
- Right eye diopter
- Very short close focus distance for close up observations
- Tripod adaptable
- Rain guard
- Tethered objective lens covers
- Neck strap
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Our Alpen products are covered by a five year manufacturers warranty against manufacturing defects.
Our Athlon products are warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. Athlon will also repair or replace, at no charge to you, your product if you should damage it through normal use. No receipt needed, no registration required. This is a commitment that Athlon will be the best product you can buy for your money.
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