Kowa Genesis-44 8.5x44 Prominar Binoculars
The Kowa Genesis-44 8.5x44 Prominar Binoculars offer the exceptional quality that any birder or hunter would expect from Kowa’s flagship line of Japanese made glass.
Incorporating Kowa’s Prominar XD lenses, these awesome Genesis binoculars attain the highest pinnacle of binocular performance and significantly reduce chromatic aberration.
The prism system of these Genesis XD-44 binoculars deliver a wide field of view and edge to edge sharpness with minimal loss of light and near total reflectance, delivering the clearest and sharpest images.
Your 8.5x binoculars are built with Schmidt-Pechan prisms which have a C3 coating to increase reflectivity and produce bright and sharp images with accurate colour reproduction.
Kowa's KR coating protects the lenses from dirt and other foreign residue that may affix to the lenses during normal use.
As you’d expect from these high end Genesis binoculars, they’re waterproof and filled with nitrogen gas to prevent internal fogging.
Thixomolding technology is used to produce a high strength metal body but in a lightweight magnesium alloy structure making them durable and reliable even in the most severe conditions.
A low close focus makes this binoculars ideal for the observation of plants, insects, and other objects within close range.
The diopter control is equipped with a locking mechanism that keeps the diopter from accidentally being changed.
If you’re looking for top of the range full sized binoculars built with XD lenses from a world renowned optical brand, then look no further than the Genesis 44’s.
Kowa Genesis-44 8.5x44 Prominar Binoculars
- Low close focus
- Filters can be attached in front of the objective lenses
- Locking Diopter
- Magnesium alloy body
- XD Prominar lenses
- C3 coatings to increase reflectivity
- Full multicoated lenses
- KR coating for easy cleaning
- Twist up eyecups
- Magnification - 8.5x
- Objective lens diameter - 44mm
- Real field of view - 7°
- Field of view (At 1000m) - 122m
- Exit pupil - 5.2mm
- Relative brightness - 27
- Eye relief - 18.5mm
- Minimum focus distance - 1.7m
- Interpupillary distance - 59 - 72mm
- Dimensions - 165×138×64mm
- Weight - 940g
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