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Introducing the ATN 10x42 LRF Laser Ranging Binoculars

Primarily known for their night vision devices, ATN Corp. has recently introduced these “daytime” binoculars with laser rangefinding capabilities into their line-up. Available in two variants depending on the maximum range of the onboard laser rangefinder (2000y/m BN1042LRF2K or the 3000y/m BN1042LRF2K) the new ATN 10x42 LRF 2000 binoculars and ATN 10x42 LRF 3000 binoculars […]


New: Nikon LaserForce 10x42 Rangefinder Binoculars

First Look: Nikon LaserForce Hunting Binoculars Earlier on in the year, Nikon Sport Optics quietly introduced a new hunting binocular into it’s lineup and this is the first opportunity that I have had to take a closer look at the impressive list of features and specifications on offer: Rangefinding Binoculars Equipped with a laser rangefinder, […]


HT Glass from SCHOTT

Carl Zeiss Sport Optics recently introduced their new flagship range of binoculars, the Zeiss Victory HT binoculars, whose main feature and biggest improvement to their already excellent Victory FL range being that they use HT Glass from SCHOTT. I decided to dig a little more deeply to find out just what makes this glass so […]


Sagem wins NATO order for Night Vision Binoculars

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, March 24 (UPI) An undisclosed NATO country has put in an order of what is believed to be more than 200 Sagam JIM-LR long-range multi-function infrared night vision binoculars for use by their army. Whilst not a instantly recognizable brand to must consumers, French manufacturer Sagem is part of the Safran group of […]


Pre-production Tom Lock Series 2 Binoculars

I was lucky enough and indeed somewhat flattered to be sent a pre-production binocular from Opticalia Limited as they wanted to know my thoughts before finalizing the design and sending it into production. For me it was also a great insight into the work that goes on behind the scenes when producing an new optical […]