Excerpt: I purchased the Nikon Trailblazer for use at sporting events and hiking. I was absolutely surprised at the quality of these binoculars, especially considering the affordable price point. They are very compact and lightweight, with a wide viewing angle, perfectly clear focus and have first rate optical quality.I have a different pair of compact binoculars, a much more expensive brand, but these have surpassed the other pair in handling, optical quality, and ease of use.No...
Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
Excerpt: I used these binocs on a recent birding trip and they worked exactly as expected. Having both a camera and binocs available at the same time was a bonus so these light weight but powerful binocs were essential to have on our trip. Their overall design made them easy to handle. For the price, this was a great buy.
Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction
Excerpt: When I opened the box, I was pleasantly surprised by how compact these binoculars are. The images are clear and very sharp at the centers; although the image loses a bit of bite around the edges, that's a very forgivable problem from a set of binoculars of this size and price. There are only two noticeable cons.
Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof
Excerpt: I've had this pair since Feb 2002. It is just now getting a little fuzzy in one lens. I give it a four star bacause it's really not a long view pair. I'm now looking for one with a wider and longer view to take to Alaska.
Excerpt: I bought these over another cheaper pair due to reviews saying they had great lighting and I was not disappointed. These are very bright, and comfortable on the face. The only reason I've knocked off a star is due to the awkward application of the neck strap, the flimsiness of the lens caps (and how easily they come off) and the fact that they're pretty difficult to hold stable.
Pros: Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
Excerpt: At under a C-note, the Nikon 8x25 Trailblazer ATB binoculars offers an unusually wide field of view, excellent build quality, very good optics, weather proofing (i.e "waterproof"), turn-to-adjust eyecup eye relief, effective diopter correction, easy fingertip focussing and compact size. It is the least expensive pair of binos I own and keeps up with all of them. In nitpicking mode, I've only noticed the following very slight imperfections: 1.
Pros: Compact, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Wide field of view, Works Well With Glasses