Posts belonging to Category 'Brands'

Best Hand-Holdable Low Light Performance Binoculars

This question comes from Rob, a new BBR Patreon supporter who is looking to get a high quality, good value for money binocular for hand-held use in a variety of situations, but which must have an excellent low light capability: Question I have done a lot of research, on your excellent site as well as […]


GPO Passion HD 10x42 vs 10x50 Binoculars

In this article and the embedded video below, I test and compare the GPO Passion HD 10x42 Binocular versus its slightly bigger brother, the 10x50 GPO Passion HD to discover which is best under different circumstances and for different uses like birding, wildlife observation, hunting, and travel. General Info on 10x42 vs 10x50 Binoculars Whilst […]


Maven C3 10x50 vs Athlon Midas G2 10x50 UHD Binoculars

The question for the BinoWizard this week comes from a BBR Patreon supporter who is looking for a pair of 10x50 binoculars for his brother in law who works as a wildlife/forest officer: Question Hello – Thanks so much for your website. It is really incredible how much information is on there. I was hoping […]


Pentax VM 6x21 WP Monocular & Discovery Kit Review

Pentax Sport Optics has recently announced a new, very interesting looking compact monocular to their line-up. Also, available are some accessories called the “discovery kit” that converts the monocular into a microscope and/or a telephoto camera. Thus in preparation and anticipation of a full test and review in the future, I decided to take a […]


Swarovski NL Pure Binoculars: Review of Main Features

BBR Video New Swarovski NL Pure binoculars! My reactions & thoughts on their main features as they were presented to the world via the Swarovski Optik International Launch Event Before You Buy In this article as well as in the video above, I evaluate, comment on, and review the headline features on the new Swarovski […]


Best Hiking Binoculars under 100?

Why I bought the Vortex Vanquish 10x26 Binoculars: In this article and in the video below, I reveal my thoughts and reasons as to why I chose to buy the Vortex Vanquish 10x26 binoculars for my camping trip and why I think they are one of the best hiking binoculars if your budget is under […]


Bresser BX-5 PRO Video Tripod Review

Below is my in-depth review of the Bresser BX-5 PRO Tripod / Monopod with the liquid-mounted video head attached. For this review, I tested the tripod and tripod head combination over many, many weeks for use with my camera (video & photo), a spotting scope, as well as binoculars and I, now have it almost […]


New Vortex Diamondback HD 15x56 binoculars

Wisconsin-based Vortex Optics has just announced the introduction of the 15x56 configuration to their very popular Diamondback HD series which at first glance look sure to put a big smile to those looking for a high performance, but great value long-range binocular ideal for uses like hunting, general wildlife observation, long-distance birding, security, surveillance, plane […]


Shootout: 5 of the Best 10x42 Binoculars Compared

This BinoWizard question is from a reader who is struggling to make a choice between four of the very best 10x42 binoculars on the market: Question: I am conflicted on purchasing a new pair of 10x42 binoculars. Use: I use them mainly for birding. Background Story: I am upgrading from a pair of Nikon Premiere […]


Carson Universal Smartphone Optics Adapter Review

It was not that long ago that you really had to search quite hard, or possibly even make your own contraption in order to attach a camera to take photos or video through your binoculars (digibinning) or your spotting scope (digiscoping). But with the growth in use of smart phones and the improvement in quality […]