Excerpt: I needed to replace the very good but extremely heavy binoculars my wife was using, these Olympus binoculars are excellent in all aspects, weight, vision, ease of use, and fit in the pocket very snugly.
Cannot praise them enough.
Summary: Pros: Clear, bright image. They are light weight so easy to carry, compact, easy to focus, feel solid. Cons: lens caps are easy to lose - but that goes for all binoculars. After a couple of months use, there was a click while focusing and the collimation was completely out (centre on an object with...
Summary: I purchased these in november 2010. After just 2 years the centre hinge has become loose and the centre focusing knob no longer works. Tried to contact the seller (Great Deals) but they refused to reply to several e-mails which have to be sent via Amazon.
Summary: These are remarkably good binoculars. Bright and clear, they are also small, light and ideal for carrying in a rucksack when out walking. Although not waterproof, they come with a soft, enclosing carrying pouch and have a neck-strap.
Summary: Had these for over 6 months now and I think they are great. To compare them, I also have a pair of much more expensive and better specified (8X36 & waterproof, roof prism) Bushnell binoculars.