Summary: I took the beginner route and started my stargazing with these 9X63 binoculars. Very happy with the clear bright images and easy, easy to use. Highly recommend a tripod mount if you plan to use them more than 15 minutes at a stretch.
Summary: I've had telescopes and binoculars all my life from little 7x35 cheapies to giant computer driven 20-inch Dobsonians. Nothing I've ever used compared with the pleasure derived from using the Mini Giants over the years.
Summary: Lightweight and well constructed. Lens caps leave much to be desired, Orion should come up with a better set of covers and they would get five stars from my review! On to the optics...Excellent coatings, excellent collimation, focuses great on celestial viewing.
Summary: yo no he usado otros 9x63 pero estos binoculares me dejaron impresionado, la claridad de la optica es exepcional, faciles de cargar, enfocque rapido y preciso, los colres totalmente vividos sin deslumbramiento interno.definitivamente volvere a comprar binoculares orion, pensaba que los celestron...
Summary: I have not tried other binoculars of this size, so I can't give a rating compared to any others. I can say that I'm enjoying them. The 63 mm. objective gathers a nice amount of light for smaller binos, and the exit pupil provides enough light for my aging eyes so that I can view the whole scene.
Summary: I purchased these primarily for hunting use during dusk and dawn, low light conditions. They are outstanding! The light gathering capability is superior and with 9X magnification deliver extremely bright, clear sharp, detailed images in low light conditions.
Summary: This is as big as you would want, if you hand-hold binoculars, even this magnification is difficult to hold steady for long periods, and gets heavy during a night of watching (and I'm a strong guy). Great for laying down on a lawn chair or the ground, and looking up.