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8.8 out of 10

Nikon Fieldscope ED50

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Overall 10
10

It's a very small and light fieldscope which is quite good for walking around

Pakkala, Amazon
5 days ago
  • Summary: Bought it to do some birdwaching. I was very impressed when i got it, first because of its size. It's a very small and light fieldscope which is quite good for walking around. The zoom is great as well for what i want to use it and the image quality is simply amazing! Very clear, sharp image and the colours come out precise as well. I didn't have a tripod for it and couldn't find one on Amazon, however a normal canon or nikon camera tripods fit the fieldscope.
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Overall 10
10

wonderful scope

David B, Amazon
3 April 2014
  • Summary: I have an angled version already and this straight version is useful in the hide and for hand holding, especially using the special stay-on case. The quality of the optics is of the best and can better inferior and often more expensive larger objective scopes
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Overall 8
8.0

Good little fieldscope, but brutally expensive for what you get.

Badger, Amazon
25 January 2014
  • Summary: I bought this to replace my (lost) Mighty Midget, expecting it to be a good bit better, but can't say I find it so. I reckon, for me anyway, the new MM3 will be as compact if a bit heavier, and just as good optically with the HD/HDF lenses, for a good bit less money.
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Overall 10
10

Mini scope that packs a big punch

purplecochoa, Amazon
7 December 2013
  • Summary: This a tiny, light scope that initially looks and feels like a toy. However functionally it is almost or as good as the more 'serious' birding scopes. With a x27 WA lens the images are superb. Very portable ( perfect for flying with - as compact as a pair of bins ). The only negative that I can think of is that the protective case ( which comes with the scope ) is rather flimsy and has to be taken off to use the scope!
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Overall 6
6.0

ED50 but no eye piece?

Dr. G. Scott "GWS", Amazon
1 December 2013
  • Summary: I bought this scope after using a friends. It's great and I thought that this was a great price. But it might not be the bargain you think it is! The scope in the picture clearly has an eyepiece and no where in the description is that fact that it ships without one mentioned! Other sites that sell these clearly state that you are buying the body only, or shoe a picture of the scope without an eyepiece or with the eyepiece greyed out. This site should do the same.
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Overall 10
10

Great travel scope

laura rickards, Amazon
3 November 2013
  • Summary: This is an excellent travel scope because of its weight and size. Got this at a good price and used it abroad and at home.
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Overall 10
10

Great Lightweight Compact Scope

Happy Snapper, WEX
7 March 2013
  • Summary: If you want a lightweight compact scope with good resolution then this is the one to get.I have even used it hand held to get a quick look at birds when the tripod was not to hand.It is also ideal for travel as it will fit in your hand luggage on an aeroplane.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Excellent in Low Light, Great Resolution
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Overall 10
10

Superb!

Travellingbirder, Amazon
9 June 2012
  • Summary: This is the must-have scope for all birders who travel. Small enough and light enough to easily fit in hand luggage and teams up well with a compact 'travel tripod'. Very sharp and good light gathering power for a 50mm. Of course it won't do the job of an 82mm scope but that's not the point. Combined with the 27x WA eyepiece this is a brilliant solution for travelling birders. Travellingbirder!!!
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Overall 10
10

nikon ED50

baeport, Amazon
7 January 2012
  • Summary: what all traveling birders have been waiting for Great little light weight scope,coupled with a 27w eye piece this scope is brilliant,well done nikon
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Overall 10
10

A Great Lightweight Scope

joroma, Amazon
10 March 2011
  • Summary: If you are looking for a lightweight fieldscope I promise you will not be disappointed with the ED50. I fitted the 13 to 40x zoom on mine and the image quality is outstanding for such a small scope. I reckon I will use it for 90% of my birding.
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