Best Compact Binoculars for your Budget & Preferences

In this article, I take you through the three main designs of Compact Binoculars and discuss their relative merits as well as shortcomings to help you decide which compact binocular is best for your specific needs and budget:

Best Long Distance Binoculars without a Tripod

Below is my answer to a question on high powered binoculars for long-distance observation without a tripod that I received on the BBR YouTube channel in the comments section on a video about the new Vortex Diamondback HD 15x56 binoculars, the answer to which I thought would be of use to others: I really like […]

New Vortex Diamondback HD 15x56 binoculars

Wisconsin-based Vortex Optics has just announced the introduction of the 15x56 configuration to their very popular Diamondback HD series which at first glance look sure to put a big smile to those looking for a high performance, but great value long-range binocular ideal for uses like hunting, general wildlife observation, long-distance birding, security, surveillance, plane […]

Shootout: 5 of the Best 10x42 Binoculars Compared

This BinoWizard question is from a reader who is struggling to make a choice between four of the very best 10x42 binoculars on the market: Question: I am conflicted on purchasing a new pair of 10x42 binoculars. Use: I use them mainly for birding. Background Story: I am upgrading from a pair of Nikon Premiere […]

Vortex Razor UHD Binoculars Review

4 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy BBR YouTube Version of this Article on the Vortex Razor UHD Binoculars Review In this article and in the video above, I’m discuss four really important things that you need to consider before deciding whether or not to buy the new Vortex Razor UHD Binoculars or […]

Best Hiking Binoculars under 100?

Why I bought the Vortex Vanquish 10x26 Binoculars: In this article and in the video below, I reveal my thoughts and reasons as to why I chose to buy the Vortex Vanquish 10x26 binoculars for my camping trip and why I think they are one of the best hiking binoculars if your budget is under […]

Vortex Optics show off their new binoculars at Shot Show 2014

Vortex decided to spill the beans and show us some of their new binoculars for 2014 at the Shot Show Las Vegas, NV. In a video (which you can view at the bottom of the page), Zach at Vortex Optics goes through their three new models for 2014: Vortex Vulture 15x56 Binoculars Due to be […]

New: Vortex Razor HD Binoculars

Released in 2012, the Vortex Razor HD binoculars are an evolution on their "standard" Razor binoculars and are slightly smaller and lighter. According to Vortex they are also even brighter and stronger. The 2012 Razor HD binoculars come with the best-quality, hand-selected roof prisms and premium HD (High Density) extra low-dispersion glass. Like the original […]

42mm Vortex Viper Binoculars now on Sale

The excellent 42mm versions (8X42 and 10X42) of the Vortex Viper range have now been substantially reduced in price on many on-line retailers meaning that now is the ideal time to grab yourself one of these high end Vortex binoculars. Located right to the heart of Wisconsin, USA, Vortex Optics is a family owned and […]

Vortex Razor Binoculars: Reviews & Big Savings

I have been trying for a while now to get my hands on a pair of Vortex Razor binoculars to fully review. Unfortunately as yet this has not been possible (hint to Mr. Vortex!), but whilst doing some research on them, I did notice that these top of the range binoculars are currently available at […]