Category Archives: SPECIAL NICHE BINOCULARS

Best cheap binoculars

Many people want the “binocular experience”, but are simply not willing to pay more than $100 for this privilege. Since quality comes at a price in the world of binoculars, getting a relatively good pair of binoculars for less than … Continue reading

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Zoom binoculars

There are substantial problems, relating to the synchronization of magnification, collimation in general and field of view, associated with this category of binoculars.  In spite of this they have always been popular, since people are fascinated by the idea of … Continue reading

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Binoculars with digital camera

Certain people simply dream of capturing a distant object they can see through their binoculars and it has been made possible with a special category of binoculars: Binoculars with a built in digital camera. So you have a two-in-one: You … Continue reading

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Close focus binoculars

Many people have a fine interest in small creatures – like bugs and butterflies. For them a binocular has to be able to focus on an object really close by. The closest many binoculars can focus is 4 meters; some … Continue reading

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Image stabilizing binoculars

Using an ordinary binocular with moderate magnification from a moving vehicle is very difficult; using a powerful one is not only virtually impossible, it’s very strenuous to your eyes as well. In addition to recreational users, many professionals – like … Continue reading

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Best marine binoculars

The marine environment clearly requires a pair of binoculars with special features. For starters, they have to be fully weatherproof – both water- and fogproof. Furthermore the fact that the base from which they are used are unstable (a moving … Continue reading

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Overview: Special niche binoculars

By “special niche binoculars” is meant categories of binoculars which have distinguishing features meant to give the viewer an advantage under specific circumstances.  Some people want binoculars for a marine environment, others for low light conditions etc. The special categories which … Continue reading

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Best auto-focus binoculars

“Auto-focus” binoculars are binoculars of which the focus has been set at the factory, so actually there’s no “auto-focusing” happening.  With these binoculars images are always in focus from some 10 to 20 yards to infinity. This means that these … Continue reading

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Safari binoculars

Safari binoculars cover binoculars suited for hiking and birding as well – the great outdoors in general. In addition to versatility and optical requirements associated with fine instruments, these binoculars should also be sturdy and capable of dealing with handling … Continue reading

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Binoculars best suited for wearers of eyeglasses

Manufacturers of binoculars have been slow to realize that 75% of all USA adults wear eyeglasses and that they should accommodate this huge segment of the market. Now all manufacturers have at least one pair of binoculars with a long … Continue reading

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