New Minox Nautik Binoculars

Minox Nautic – High Quality and Innovative Marine Binoculars

New to the already impressive line up of Minox binoculars is their new Nautik (Nautic) Range – optics specifically designed for marine use and other water sports.

Within this Minox Marine range there are currently two models that have designed to meet the extreme conditions encountered at sea. Marine binoculars in particular have many specific requirements, but these, especially the Minox BN 7X50 DC model go past way the ordinary with many unique and innovate features. Just like their other ranges, Minox Nautik binoculars have been engineered to provide maximum precision and reliability, crisp clear viewing with the highest levels of brilliance, brightness, contrast and resolution down to the smallest detail, as well as natural color rendition.

  • MINOX BN 7X50 DC – comes with a fully integrated digital compass
  • MINOX BN 7X50 C – with analog compass

Press Release – 01/2011

MINOX BN 7X50 DC with integrated digital compass

Top-level optical performance and innovation:
With the new innovative BN 7x50 DC MINOX presents a new generation of binoculars for water sports that offers decisive advantages over other navigation binoculars that use conventional analog compass technology.

The new MINOX BN 7X50 DC features a digital compass that is fully integrated in the body. All key skipper information is presented to the user at the press of a button, such as the digital compass display with automatic tilt compensation, barometric pressure reading, a tilt function for setting the height of objects or the digital stopwatch. These are shown in the center of the display allowing the user to view essential information at all times – an advantage that puts the new BN 7x50 DC in a class of its own in terms of convenient ergonomic design and functionality.

A unique and revolutionary feature is the digital compass display in the center of the field of view. The user can keep track of the object in view together with the compass information. The compass display can either be selected using “Center Mark” or viewed with a digital reticle plate. The brilliant field of view otherwise remains undisturbed and free of any markings or readings.

Another highlight of the new MINOX BN 7X50 DC is the digital barometric reading function. This shows the current atmospheric pressure as well as its development over the past 8 hours. Changes in the weather can therefore be detected and forecast.
The BN 7x50 DC also features a digital stopwatch with intermediate time function. There is also a tilt function that determines the size of far off objects. This is made possible through the display of the angle of inclination.

The MINOX optics of the new BN 7x50 DC have been calculated and engineered to highest precision standards and offer crisp and clear viewing with the highest levels of brilliance, brightness, contrast and resolution down to the smallest detail as well as natural color rendition. To prevent fogging and to ensure watertightness the MINOX BN 7x50 DC is filled with nitrogen. Rubber armoring provides an extremely good grip and ruggedness making these binoculars excellently suited for rough conditions at sea.

Whether wearing glasses or sunglasses – the quick-to-adjust eyecups of the NAUTIK LINE are comfortable and convenient to use. The individual eyepiece adjustment ensures that the binoculars are always in focus from 20 meters to infinity.

MINOX provides a 10-year warrantee for the binoculars of the new NAUTIK LINE. The new MINOX BN 7x50 DC is available in both a white and a black design. The scope of delivery includes a practical float strap.

For more information read my guide to the Minox BN 7X50 DC Nautic Binoculars


MINOX BN 7X50 DC with analog compass

The classic Nautic binoculars
The basic model in the new MINOX NAUTIC LINE is the BN 7x50 C, offering top-of-the-range technology, high quality and functionality with an unbeatable price-performance ratio. Robust and reliable these new binoculars for water sports feature a precision analog compass and an analog reticle plate. The BN 7X50 C guarantees accurate navigational assistance when out on high seas and also in any port. Comfortable handling and solid quality are combined in a state-of-the-art robust body.

The optics of the new MINOX BN 7x50 C have been calculated and engineered to immaculate precision offering optical brilliance, high contrast and neutral color rendition. The body has an extremely good non-slip and robust rubber armoring that excellently protects the optics against salt water and sun radiation. With the individual eyepiece adjustment feature images are always razor sharp from 20 meters to infinity.

MINOX offers a 10-year warrantee for the binoculars of the new NAUTIK LINE. The scope of delivery of the new BN 7x50 C includes a practical float strap.

For more information read my guide to the Minox BN 7X50 C Nautic Binoculars


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