Zeiss Victory FL 10x42 Binoculars Review

Zeiss 10 x 42 Victory FL Binoculars
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Price Range: (6/6) Expensive Binoculars       

Ideal Uses:

General Use Rating for General Use Binoculars
Birdwatching Rating as Birdwatching Binoculars
Outdoor Sports Rating asOutdoor Sports Binoculars
Safari & Travel Rating as Safari Binoculars
General Wildlife Rating as Wildlife Observation Binoculars
Hunting Rating as Hunting Binoculars
Marine Use Rating as Marine Binoculars
Astronomy Rating as Binoculars for Astronomy

The Zeiss 10x42 Victory FL Binoculars could never be described as cheap binoculars, but if you are looking for superb quality and one of the best binoculars for both wildlife and safaris as well as a fantastic birding binocular these come pretty close to being the ultimate binocular.

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 (26.8 ounces), and smooth ergonomic handling.

The Zeiss Victory FL 10x42 binoculars are available in either green or black are for people who do not want to make any compromises when it comes to optical performance and handling in the field. The state of the art Victory FL binoculars in this series use fluoride glass to offer optimum brilliance and colour fidelity for authentic image rendition. Furthermore, these binoculars feature maximum transmission values and minimum stray light levels so that they have amazing twilight performance. This is not just our opinion. Many trade journalists have noted the FLs' exceptional brilliance and twilight performance.

The Zeiss 10x42 Victory FL really are incredible 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
  • 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
  • Effective protection system repels water, dirt and grease.
  • Streak-free cleaning is fast and easy (without smearing) due to the extremely smooth surface.
  • 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 10x42 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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Main Specifications & Features:

  • Size: Full Size Binoculars
  • [explain prism types]Prism Type: Roof Prism Binoculars
  • Magnification: 10x
  • [explain objective lens]Objective Lens Diameter: 42mm
  • [explain waterproofing]Waterproof: Yes
  • [about fogproofing]Fogproof: Yes

  • [explain exit pupil]Exit Pupil: 4.2
  • [explain twilight factor]Twilight Factor: 20.49
  • [explain eye relief]Eye Relief: 16mm
  • Close Focus Distance: 6.6ft

  • Weight: 26.8ozs (760g)
  • Length: 6.81in (17.3cm)
  • Width: 5.43in (13.8cm)

  • [explain field of view]Field of View: 330ft at 1,000 yards

  • Image Stabilization: No
  • [about Lens Coatings]Lens Coatings: Fully Multi-Coated
  • [about Phase Correction]Phase Correction Coatings: Yes
  • [about ED Glass]Extra Low Dispersion Glass: Yes
  • Auto Focus: No

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General Price Range: (6/6) Expensive Binoculars

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