Excerpt: This was my first 'real' pair of bins and honestly, I'd recommend them to anyone as their first pair. For the money, their resolving power is amazing. I use them for birding, but on the night I got them, just for giggles, I looked up at the night sky.
Excerpt: Got them for my wife for bird watching. Not to heavy but good feel. Easy for to pick-up on how to operate. Do be aware the eyepiece cover is not completely captive and could be lost.
Excerpt: Very clear image when properly focused. Most of my use to date has involved driving around and scouting for animals. My use involves a lot of binocular pick-up, area survey, then either put on my lap or the center consul, drive a little further, and repeat the process.
Excerpt: I intend to use these for safari and birding. I read multiple reviews and visited many binocular websites to understand the pros and cons of various binoculars. For the price ($50 rebate currently in effect) these are a very good value, and I couldn't find any other binoculars with other ED glass in...
Excerpt: This is a very sturdy binocular with great optics and light weight. The focusing is precise and quick. The unit comes with two straps which can double as binocular straps. The case is well built as well. The use of ED glass and the price makes this a no-brainer purchase.
Excerpt: Plan to use for birding and safari
Excellent optics for the price -- it is almost impossible to find ED glass at this price point!
Good compromise between weight and brightness/field of view. These are among the lightest 8x42 binoculars available. More compact binocs (e.g.