Reviews and Problems with Celestron SkyMaster 25-125x80
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Not Super Functional
MellyBGood, B&H Photo
21 September 2015
Excerpt: While these binoculars SOUND great, they are kind of a gimmick. I have found zoom functions to typically be less useful than they should be, often making images duplicate or even triplicate. Also, they are extremely heavy so even with a industrial tripod the shake is pretty significant.
Excerpt: Upon looking through my newly , unpacked binoculars, I immediately noticed a large black fleck on the optics. Closer inspection revealed that a loose fragment of black paint chip was lodged onto the right ocular, interior.In addition, the right Zoom doesn't function, only the left side.
Excerpt: I have had these for about a week now they are great for watching birds and whatever but you do need a tripod to watch things with because it is very hard to hold the binoulars still enough to keep the image from shacking other than that they are great for looking at the stars and the moon.
Excerpt: I purchased these for occasional astronomical use. Primarily for looking at the planets, moon and Messier objects. I believe they are made in China for Celestron, however they seem to be of very good quality. You cannot beat the price B&H shipped very quickly and with excellent secure packaging.
Pros: Quality Lenses, Sharp Images, Strong Construction, Works Well With Glasses
Excerpt: I'm happy with my purchase of these binoculars. The optics are fine and I've enjoyed looking through them. You must have a heavy duty tripod or they are useless - don't expect to hold them in your hands and get a steady view.
Summary: Bought a pair of these hoping I would get lucky and get a good pair. Turns out I didn't and went through the manufacturer for warranty. 2 months old and have to pay $25 warranty fee plus shipping fee and then had to return them 4 times at their cost and 5 months later have the replacements that are...