Posts belonging to Category 'Questions Answered'

Best 10x42 binoculars in the UK priced £350?

Below is a question from r/Binoculars on Reddit that I helped with: Hi, I’m looking to upgrade my Nikon Sportstar EX 8x25 to a 10x42’s (mainly to use for bird watching). I want to spend around £350 and have seen the Nikon Monarch M7 10x42 is on sale at the moment for £369. Before I […]


No Experience? – Advice on which Binoculars for Stargazing

Best binoculars for beginner stargazing with expert advice from the BinoWizard. Versatile 8x42 models, low-light 7x50 options, and astronomy-specific 15x70 binoculars. Explore image-stabilized choices for high magnification without a tripod. Find the perfect binoculars for both star gazing and daytime use.


10x50 Binoculars for Birding, Wildlife & Astronomy under $260

Question: I am planning to buy Crossfire 10x50 as it claims to be okayish useful for both wildlife and slightly for space view (I am aware it can’t beat dedicated ones). It’s hard to find a genuine seller, I’ve found one for Vortex Crossfire and Kenko Mirage 10x50 who imports from authorised dealers. Do you […]


Best Birding Binoculars under $150

Top-rated birding binoculars under $150 that combine quality, performance, and value. Hands-on Test and reviewed – Let BBR reviews guide you to the best picks for enhancing your birdwatching experience without breaking the bank.


Full-Sized Binoculars to Compliment Compacts

Question: Full-Size Binoculars to Compliment Compact Binoculars Hi! And thank you for all the nice reviews!I currently use a 8.5x 26 pair of binos (Pentax Papillo) which are light and small, alongside my good old trusty white Canon stabilized tele for shooting. I was wondering if a pair of 10x42 or 12x42 would be a […]


Binoculars: Questions & Answers

As the popularity of this site and now BBR’s YouTube Channel continues to grow, I am getting more and more questions from readers, many of which are such that the answer can be useful to others, but are short enough that it does not warrant me writing a whole article on it. Thus I have […]


The Best Take Everywhere Compact Binoculars under $250

This article comes about as a result of a question I received from Holly, a new BBR Patreon supporter. The answer to which I thought would be useful to the community and so I have decided to publish it: Question Your site has so many choices I’ve gotten lost! I’m looking for a pair of […]


Best High Powered Binoculars for Hunting

I recently had a question sent into me by someone looking for a pair of binoculars for hunting where they specifically wanted them to be of high quality, have a powerful magnification and where weight was not an issue. I thought that my reply may be of interest to others out there and so have […]


Vortex Diamondback HD 10x42 Binoculars vs Maven B1.2 10x42 Binoculars

Question Hi,  I sat watched and listened to the livestream today but didn’t raise a question until it was too late.   I will go back to listen to the discussion around value for money and 10x42 binoculars, which are very relevant to me.  I am currently using Vortex DiamondBack HD 10x42 and looking to upgrade.  […]


Long-Range Binoculars for Viewing Ships with Monovision

The following question comes from Anita, a BBR Patreon who is looking to get the best binoculars to view ships with. They need to be high-powered long-range binoculars and as she has monovision there is an additional element/complication to keep in mind. I have added our exchange here on the BBR website as I feel […]