Posts belonging to Category 'Monoculars'

Choosing Binoculars or Monocular for Backpacking, Bikepacking & Bike Touring

Any activity where I am out exploring new and often beautiful places and where I might want or need to scout out the terrain ahead and/or there is a high probably of coming across wildlife, birds and other things or points of interest means that for me it is a no-brainer to take a set […]


Monocular vs Binoculars for Birding, Hunting, Hiking, Sports & Travel

Guide with examples & reviews to the strengths & weaknesses of a Monocular vs Binoculars and what is best for Birding, Hunting, Hiking, Sports & Travel.


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 […]


Monocular Review: Barr & Stroud Sprite Monocular

It is not often that I review monoculars but when the Barr & Stroud 10x50 Sprite arrived in the post I was intrigued: For those of you who don’t know, Barr & Stroud started making optics for the Royal Navy over 100 years ago and since then they have played a leading role in the […]