Excerpt: I use these binoculars on the archery range to see my patterns an arrow placement between shots. The instant feedback is helpful. I also plan to use them in the field while bow hunting whitetails. I like they way they feel and the size is good.
Excerpt: I replaced a broken Bushnell unit of the same magnification and these are clearly better. Crisper, easier to focus, and lighter. Great value too. Not for identifying sailboats 5 miles away, but great for birding. Well built. One star off for having a cheap carrying case.
Pros: Close Focus, Compact, Lightweight, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction
Excerpt: I've used several varieties 8-power binoculars over the years. At a very modest price, the Nikon 8X42 Aculon is superior to anything I've owned before. The resolution and clarity are outstanding and they are very effective for astronomical use.
Excerpt: The binoculars described as being for sale are the 8 x 42 bins. What you actually get is zoom binoculars. The clue in the picture is the zoom lever. Nevertheless they are a good pair of binoculars for the price and I decided to keep them.
It feels really comfortable and stable in hands 4) No barrel distortion or ...
4 May 2015
Summary: Pros: 1) Sharp and bright images (Thanks to 42 mm objectives) 2) Smooth and natural focussing ring 3) Solid build: It feels really comfortable and stable in hands 4) No barrel distortion or color fringing even in path of direct sunlight 5) Really great zoom 6) Pretty wide field of view Cons: 1) Not...