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6.8 out of 10

Leica Ultravid BR 8x20

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Reviews and Problems with Leica Ultravid BR 8x20

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Overall 10
10

Quality glass

Grant, B&H Photo
25 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I've got a pair of full size Nikon Monarchs, 10x42, but my equipment bag was starting to get unreasonably heavy. I was looking for something light and compact with good optical quality. I figured that these would fit the bill perfectly and I'm pretty happy so far. The optical quality is great and they're even smaller than they looked in the pictures.
  • Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof
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Overall 10
10

We love Leica

Trish, B&H Photo
10 January 2014
  • Excerpt: This is our 2nd pair of Leica binoculars. We love their quality and precision viewing. We appreciate the small size of these, as we take them with us on travels, for birding as well as general distance viewing
  • Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses
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Overall 10
10

Very clear and easy to use

flowerpotcars, Ebay
30 October 2013
  • Summary: The Ultravid 8 X 20 BR rubber coated binoculars are great but the undersized tight fitting mickey mouse case that comes with them surely is not up to what you would expect from Leitz
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Overall 6
6.0

great optics, case too tight

bbmmaa, B&H Photo
6 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Great optics and well built, so 5 stars for that. But case is extremely tight and it is difficult to remove the binoculars, so it takes a lot of time and effort to do so. That may be a minor issue for someone who doesn't keep them in a case.The other problem is that Leica does not provide lens covers for the objective lenses. None can even be purchased as an accessory. So there is no way to protect the objective lenses.
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Quality Optics
  • Cons: Case Too Tight, No objective lens caps
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Overall 6
6.0

great binoculars but case too tight

ppbbddcc, B&H Photo
29 January 2013
  • Excerpt: The optics are wonderful, as one would expect. Very small and compact and easy to put into a coat pocket. Actually will fit into a man's shirt pocket. Two issues/problems though, which Leica should deal with. Firstly, the case is super tight for the binoculars. It takes a lot of work to pull them out of the case. Also, they do not come with objective lens covers.
  • Pros: Quality Lenses
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Overall 10
10

new dimension of the world appears!

Southwest trip guide, B&H Photo
5 November 2012
  • Excerpt: I use the binoculars when kayaking, hiking in the woods, fly-fishing, lacrosse games and at night for viewing the planets and the moon. It is absolutely fantastic! I love the Ultravid 8x20 Leica!
  • Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Binoculars

BassStar, B&H Photo
12 August 2012
  • Excerpt: I've had these for about 7 years now and I still love them. Small and compact, lightweight, solid construction, and fantastic optics. They were above my original budget when I was researching binoculars, but I'm so glad I went ahead and put up the extra $$ to get them. Perfect for concerts, surf checks, and hiking.
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Still a fan!!

wannaseeawhale, B&H Photo
5 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I used many Leica cameras and lenses, both rangefinder and SLR. I was always impressed with the quality of optics and build. When it was time to choose binoculars I went with my old standard. Most reviews compared Zeiss and Swarovski as comparable but I am extremely happy with the Leica product. Optics and build are still top notch.
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Best views

eskingme, B&H Photo
2 February 2012
  • Excerpt: This binocular is very small, lightweight, rugged and easy to carry. Can be put in a brief case for ready use. The optics are superb, beats many other binoculars, very good contrast details can be picked out even behind reflected glass/windows. The worst part of this package is the case, relatively speaking, but should sufficiently protect this little gem in most situation.
  • Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
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Overall 10
10

Ultravid 8x20 Truly Outstanding

AJ Mexico, B&H Photo
29 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I mostly use this for birds and at air shows. I have also used them at concerts and shows. I can't even pick a nit in the optical quality. Extra clear, bright image edge to edge with great eye relief. I wear glasses and they are great for glasses. You can easily see the entire field while wearing glasses. The binoculars adjust for optimum usage by non-glasses wearers by extending the eyepiece tubes.
  • Pros: Compact, Good Waranty, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Works Well With Glasses
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