Opticron DBA Oasis 8x21mm Roof Prism Compact Binocular

Pull out the Opticron DBA Oasis 8x21mm Roof Prism Compact Binocular from your pocket and freely explore the open field and open sky. Containing a compact roof prism design, these Binoculars designed by the binocular experts at Opticron offer a clear, brilliant picture thanks to the PC phase correction, full Opticron N-type, and Oasis prism coating. The ribbed design on the external rubber armor allows you to comfortably grip your Opticron DBA Oasis 8x21mm Roof Prism Compact Rubber Armored Binocular for hours of viewing. Four-stage locking rotating retractable eyecups offer extreme viewing control, and the extensive 17mm eyerelief provides stellar wide-field vision for anyone using the Opticron DBA Oasis 8x21mm Roof Prism Compact Waterproof Binocular.

94.75 /100
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Specifications for Opticron DBA Oasis 8x21mm Roof Prism Portable Binocular:

Field ft/1000yd: 393
Field m/1000m: 131
Close Focus: 5.9 / 1.8
Eyerelief mm: 17
IPD mm: 37~72
HxW inches: 4.1x4.2
HxW mm: 105x106
Weight oz / g: 11.6 / 330

Features of Opticron DBA Oasis 8x21mm Roof Prism Nitrogen Filled Binocular:

  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Compact roof prism design. 8x21 folds to 4.1"x2.7"
  • The successful combination of wide-field vision with long eyerelief
  • Nitrogen gas waterproof construction to a depth of 10ft
  • PC phase correction, full Opticron N-type multi-coating and Oasis prism coating
  • 19mm diameter eye lenses to maximize viewing comfort
  • Fully rubber armored body (including focus wheel) with ergonomic 'ribbed' design to deliver a positive feel with or without gloves
  • 4-stage locking rotating retractable eyecups to provide maximum control in the optimum positioning of the eye with respect to the eye lens
  • Close focus to under 8ft
  • Integral lugs providing connection to a specially designed neoprene neck strap or other strap of your choice

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Got these today. Usually I test new bins over several days under different conditions and against other comparable bins I own before reviewing. But I could find no reviews of these superb compacts anywhere so was compelled to post an unqualified 5 star review ASAP. To keep this review short, I will (try) not repeat any of the info from the product description but you can believe everything in the description and more. I compared these for about 90 minutes in late afternoon bright light against my Swarovski 8x20 and 8x25 models. In terms of overall optical performance and image quality the Opticron is 95% as good as either Swaro. The huge ocular lenses are a big plus and make eye placement foolproof. They are also recessed an extra bit even with the eyecups completely down which makes it easier to use without glasses but with eyecups completely down which is what I prefer to maximize FOV. Ergonomics are superb. This is slightly bigger and heavier than most 8x21 dual hinge but for me that makes them much easier to hold steady and gives the handling feel more of a mid size binocular. Unless you want or need a true "shirt pocket" (or small purse)size model, the small added size and weight are a big plus, not a minus. A tiny note, not a fault or criticism, there is a slight bit of play or slip when switching directions with the focus knob. This does not interfere with focusing function - which is first rate- but it is present. It could possibly be an intentional design feature to... Read More...

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