Posts belonging to Category 'Questions Answered'

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 […]


Lightweight High-End 8x42 Binoculars for Birding & Wildlife Observation

Question First, thanks for having a great site with lots of content! I am looking for a second pair of binoculars to supplement our Minox BD 8x32 (bought in 2005). My criteria: 1. No more weight than our current Minox at about 23oz. My wife and I are ‘seniors’ so weight becomes a factor after […]


Binoculars for Hunting & Target Shooting in Low Light

This question comes from Brian, a long-time BBR Patreon supporter looking for improved performance at dusk from their current Vortex Diamondback 10x42 binoculars: Question Hello, I just realized I’ve been subscribed to BBR for a long time but never got around to sending a message. I have a set of Vortex Diamondback 10x42s, but I […]


Best 10x Binoculars for Birding & Safaris under 1000 $/£/€

This BBR Patreon supporter question comes from Myriam who is looking to upgrade on her exiting binoculars to get a high-end set to give her better quality and more detailed views of birds as well as all the wildlife whilst on safari in Africa. I have added her question and my reply as a blog post […]


Oberwerk Sport ED 8x42 vs Athlon Midas G2 8x42 for Astronomy, Birding & Wildlife

Alex, a new BBR Patreon supporter (thanks very much!), looking to get a binocular for some handheld astronomy as well as for backyard birding and wildlife observation on the trail: Hi there, I’m having a hard time deciding between two binoculars that I’ve narrowed down to the Athlon Midas G2 8x42 and Oberwerk Sport ED […]


Best Laser Rangefinder Binoculars under $1500 (£/€)

Warren who recently become a BBR Patreon supporter (thanks very much!), is a Canadian based in texas and hunts in both the US and Canada across a substantial range of terrain from the dry southwest to the forests of Newfoundland. On top of this, he is also in the planning phase for a hunting safari […]


Oberwerk Sport ED 8x42 vs 10x42 for Astronomy, Birding & Any Alternatives?

New BBR Patreon supporter Andrew is looking to get either an 8x42 or a 10x42 binocular to be used mostly for handheld astronomy, but also a little birding and has the following question: I’ve been very happy to join Patreon, as a way of getting advice and to say thanks for your excellent website.The advice […]


Binoculars for Wildlife & Astronomy

The question for the BinoWizard this week comes from Simon, a BBR Patreon supporter who is looking to get better views of the stunning wildlife across the river from his house near Kingston in Canada during the day as well as of the stars and moon in the evenings: Question Thank you very much for […]


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 […]


Cheap Night Vision Binoculars

I was recently contacted by someone looking to get some cheap night vision binoculars that they wanted to use mainly for viewing wildlife in their garden: Question: I would appreciate one or two suggestions for night time binoculars (two eye pieces) for use in the garden watching wildlife but would like to be able to […]