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Vixen Ascot 8x42 Waterproof Binocular (Wide Angle)

Popular binocular from one of the best brands in Japan! Affordably priced for the general public.

Useful for birdwatching, stargazing and outdoor activities. Weighing only 870g, it is an excellent choice for ladies, retirees, teenagers and anyone who wishes to travel light!

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This 2016 version now comes with FULL MULTI-COATINGS resulting in brighter, sharper images than previous batches!

This is one of the best binoculars for beginners in stargazing and birdwatching! Affordable without compromising optical quality. Made of objectives/lenses with multi-coatings, it produces good quality images of the stars, constellations and land objects.

The binocular provides a wide angle view of 65.6 degrees. Focuses easily on distant and nearby objects by adjusting the hinge at the centre. Assembled in a Vixen subsidiary in China but shipped back to Japan for vigorous quality control checks before being exported worldwide, this Ascot 8x42 wide angle binocular comes in a nitrogen-filled waterproof body according to Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) Class 6 - no longer do you need to worry about using it at the beach or dropping it into a pool of water by accident! 

Just weighs 870g. This same model costs more than 200Euros (more than S$320) in Continental Europe

From Vixen, the specialist in astronomical and binocular equipment in Japan for more than 50 years! 

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 Binocular model  Vixen Ascot 8x42 ZWCF Porro Prism    
 Magnification    8x 
 Objective lens diameter   42mm 
 Prism type  BaK4
 Coating type  Multi-coating
 Actual field of view  8.2 degrees
 Apparent field of view  65.6 degrees (wide angle)
 Field of view at 1000m  143m
 Exit pupil  5.3mm
 Brightness factor  27.6
 Eye relief  18.0mm (high eyepoint)
 Near focus distance  6m
 Dimensions  13.3cm (H) x 18.1cm (W) x 5.9cm (D)
 Weight  870g
 Accessories  Soft body case, strap