Zeiss Victory FL 8x42 Binoculars Review

Zeiss 8 x 42 Victory FL Binoculars
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Price Range: (6/6) Expensive Binoculars       

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The Zeiss 8x42 Victory FL Binoculars are not cheap, but you do come pretty close to binocular perfection.

The 8x42 T* binoculars from Zeiss are extremely popular for countless applications and make excellent birding and wildlife viewing binoculars and are more than up to the task for almost any sightseeing venture.

Find, follow and study your subject from the beginning to the end of the day with these outstanding binoculars. With this full size glass, you'll enjoy brilliant views of absolutely natural colour, very wide 405-foot fields of view, extreme durability, minimal weight (27.33 ounces), and smooth ergonomic handling.

The Zeiss 8x42 Victory FL really are awsome binoculars

Zeiss 8x42 Victory FL Features:

  • Highest light transmission of any binocular in its class � > 90% - with lowest stray light
  • Zeiss Fluoride glass (FL) -- outstanding edge definition and minimal color fringing
  • Innovative Advanced Optics System (AOS) -- environmentally friendly thin lens technology for lighter & higher optical performance
  • Effective protection system repels water, dirt and grease.
  • Streak-free cleaning is fast and easy (without smearing) due to the extremely smooth surface.
  • Fully multi-coated lenses with patented T* anti-reflective coatings
  • Phase-corrected Abbe-Konig prisms with P* coating -- brightest and sharpest view
  • High impact armored housing
  • Nitrogen filled to prevent fogging
  • 100% Waterproof
  • High eye-point, wide field eyepieces designed for eyeglass wearers
  • Adaptive Lockable Eyecup Design with 4 precise positioning click stops
  • Intelligently Tuned Focusing mechanism -- infinity to close focus in one turn
  • Ergonomically designed for remarkably low weight, balance and easy handling.

LotuTech® coating by Zeiss

Zeiss LotuTech®LotuTec® Coating was developed by Zeiss and uses a principal from nature, that they call the Lotus flower effect.

That is the water repelling characteristic of surfaces, to simply let water drops pearl off as well as repel dirt. LotuTec® acts as protective coating and cleaning and care is made much simpler. This technology has been used for a while on Carl Zeiss spectacle lenses and has now been developed for most of the Zeiss Victory Binoculars range and is used on the Zeiss 8x42 Victory FL Binoculars

LotuTec® advantages:

  • Dirt, grease and water repelling pearl-off effect.
  • Simplified, streak-free and gentle cleaning.
  • Contrast-rich and brilliant image.

What Else is in the Box:

  • Cordura case with belt loop
  • Rainguard
  • Tethered objective lens covers
  • Neck strap
  • Zeiss Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty

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Where to buy the Zeiss 8x42 Victory FL Binoculars

General Price Range: (6/6) Expensive Binoculars

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