Who makes RSPB binoculars? – Question Answered

RSPB HD 8x42 BinocularsI have had a number of requests recently from readers wondering where and who makes RSPB binoculars, so I thought it may be worth writing a short post about what I have managed to discover:


After a little digging around, it seems that they are produced by Viking Optical who i think organise their manufacture and come up with the designs.

This has been the case for many years, but also includes their newer models like the series of RSPB HD Binoculars pictured on the right.


As for where they are made and as with many, many brands, Viking Optical are not the OEM (Original equipment manufacturer). Rather most of their instruments are manufactured in China. Although I have read that some of their higher end binoculars are made in Japan, but I have as of yet not been able to verify this or indeed which models they are.


At the time of writing, RSPB have about 8 different ranges, each with a number of models within them in different configurations:

  • RSPB HD Binoculars – Roof Prism, 8x42, 10x42, 8x32 & 6.5x32
  • RSPB Puffin Binoculars – Roof Prism, 8x42, 10x42, 8x32
  • RSPB Avocet Binoculars – Roof Prism, 8x42, 10x42, 8x32
  • RSPB HDX Binoculars – Roof Prism, 8x42, 10x42
  • RSPB BG PC Binoculars
  • RSPB WPG Binoculars
  • RSPB Rambler Binoculars
  • RSPB Compact Binoculars

Where to Buy

The full range of RSPB binoculars are also for sale in many online stores in the UK:

Buy & Compare Prices: RSPB Binoculars


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