Binoculars Features Search

Binocuars Feature SearchBuying Guide: Search for Binoculars with the Features that you most want

This Binocular Comparison Engine and Features Search tool is a quick as well as powerful way for you to isolate and compare binoculars that fall into your buying criteria.

Simply choose the features which are most important to you from the selection below then click on Search or Compare to see the results. If you get Zero results after selecting your criteria, try being less specific - remember there are combinations that whilst we may all want (I'm thinking of a lightweight compact binocular with a 12x magnification and super wide field of view and incredible light gathering ability), but may just be impossible.

If a criteria isn't important or vital to your decision then just leave it as 'Don't mind'. Any or better (+) and or less (<) are inclusive, so 9ft + means 9ft or better, < 500g means 500g or less.

 
Feature Your Selection Description
Size: This is the physical size of the binoculars - compact binoculars tend to have objective lens diameters of less than 30mm and full size binoculars are around 42mm
Min. Objective Size: The minimum diameter of the objective lens - similar to the Size of the binoculars, but this does not take into consideration the size of the body and you can be more precise.
Max. Objective Size: The maximum diameter of the objective lens - use it in combination with the Minimum objective lens diameter above to isolate the exact size of binoculars you are looking for.
Magnification: This is the magnification of the binoculars - remember for many uses the biggest magnification is not the best!
Prism Type: Do you want binoculars with a Porro prism or Roof prism design?
Fully Multi-Coated: Must the binoculars contain multiple layers of anti-reflection coatings on ALL air to glass surfaces?
ED Glass Should the lenses on the binoculars made from Extra Low Dispersion Glass?
Waterproof: Must the binoculars be sealed and 100% waterproof?
Image Stabilization Must the binoculars have some sort of Image Stabilization? (like what you find on the Canon IS Binoculars for example)
Close Focus: This is the binoculars minimum close focusing distance.
Focus Free Most binoculars come with a focusing wheel, but some don't have one and are always in focus - often called fixed focus, focus free or self focusing binoculars.
FOV: The Field of View of the binoculars is expressed as the width of the view that you see at a distance of 1000 yards away. More Info: Wide Angle Binoculars.
Eye Relief: This is the amount of Eye Relief of the binoculars - especially important to those that wear glasses. More: Long Eye Relief Binoculars.
Price: The approximate price range of the binoculars - obviously this changes over time and depending on where the binoculars are purchased. Low Cost Binoculars.
 
 
 
 
 

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