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5.8 out of 10

Canon 10 x 42L IS WP

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Extension Of The Eyes

Imageon, Canon
4 August 2013
  • Conclusion: the Canon 10x42 IS binoculars are by far the best, most useful and most used, I own. This unit will focus to 8.5' from the viewer. Being a ammeter naturalist / photographer. One of the things I do with them is look at stuff that is only 10 or so feat away.. Dragonflies, butterflies , frogs, and so on. These work really well for this. Vibration is more noticeable at closer distances.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent product

Bob the old-timer, Adorama
9 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I use this for nature watching. The stabilization works great and really helps when you are trying to track animals and birds. It is totally waterproof and you don't have to worry about it getting wet or dirty. It comes with a very nice case with a small pocket for extra batteries.<br /><br />The diopter ring tends to get unlocked easily. Not a big deal.
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof
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Overall 4
4.0

10X42 L IS WP by Canon

James E. Taneyhill, B&H Photo
30 October 2012
  • Excerpt: As a sailor I am always looking for buoys - so these are what I have wanted since the 80s. Lens clarity is remarkable! I am very pleased. Structurally, the battery storage area could be beefed up, I see it is a point of failure. The IS feature is not as effective as desired.
  • Pros: Quality Lenses
  • Cons: Is Function Not As Effect, Poor Construction, Unstable
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Overall 10
10

The clearest view from any binoculars I have ever used.

nc0b, Ebay
3 August 2012
  • Summary: Last weekend my wife said, "These binoculars are worth every penny you paid for them" as she was watching wildlife out the living room window. Before I bought the "L" glass Canon binoculars, I went to Mike's Camera in Boulder, CO and compared the Canon 10X30 and 15X50 non-L versions. Both had significant chromatic aberration, particularly if the image was a bit out of focus. The 15X was also awfully heavy.
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Overall 8
8.0

I'm impressed.

LSW, B&H Photo
29 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I'll probably never give a five star rating. These are an impressive piece of gear. I've used several sets of 7x50 marine binoculars. Some big names have fogged as soon as they were in a damp environment. Others have been my go-to's and never failed after some tough use. I'm a Canon camera user and familiar with their "L" lenses, so I was going to be a tough sell. I'm very happy with the 10x42 L IS glasses.
  • Pros: Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
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Overall 10
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Canon 10x42

Volodymyr Goi, B&H Photo
4 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I like it do much! I see the moon!!!!!!
  • Pros: Close Focus, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

I would buy a lighter version of CanonIS

Carefull Researcher, Adorama
15 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I am a health adult male &amp; this unit is heavy for free standing viewing. The Canon 12x36 is what I would buy to do again eg. about 24 oz vs the 10x42 L IS at 48oz 50% heavier &amp; you feel it. The other tradeoffs are great optics &amp; water proofing are plusses, but the weight issue definitely discourages me to use it. The black surface scratches easily showing the shinny metallic skin underneath the back semi-rubberized finish.
  • Pros: Close Focus, Quality Lenses, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
  • Cons: Bulky, Heavy
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Overall 10
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Wow! These are incredible!

Adorama
4 June 2012
  • Excerpt: For hunting and sightseeing, I want to see clearly from a distance. Comparing the electronic stability feature with this binocular to all other binoculars, these are the hands-down best. High power binoculars innately shake. These absolutely do not. I can count the tines on a antler from hundreds of yards away. These are about 8 oz heavier than comparible binoculars but the image is the best I've seen... ever!
  • Pros: Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
  • Cons: Heavy
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Value for money 8
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Overall quality 8
8.0

Excellent, excellent, excellent.

Marhadoe, Canon
17 September 2011
  • Conclusion: These are absolutely excellent binoculars. The image quality is far beyond any other pair that I tried at a professional binocular/scope shop, including pairs more expensive than this. No matter how in-focus they "look", you can always adjust slightly and the image seems to get even better. Image stabilization is profound, and if you are already fairly steady then you can get the image absolutely rock solid.
  • Pros: image quality, light gathering, close focus, no eye strain
  • Cons: hard for close-set eyes, expensive
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost there

Rip, B&H Photo
11 August 2011
  • Excerpt: I use these for astronomy. As expected they are heavy but sharp, bright, and have an excellent field of view. With the press-and-release feature to lock image stabilization on they are rock solid and a pleasure to use. I can readily resolve double stars with separations of less than one arc minute. Great and almost all that you could ask for... EXCEPT for the eye cups/guards!
  • Pros: Bright, Quality Lenses, Stable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Hard eye cups, Heavy
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