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A decent pair of binoculars are essential for any bird watcher, hiker, cricket/football fan etc who wants a close up view without getting too close to and scaring away the thing they’re watching. You don’t want to be out in nature, hearing the birds calling and not be able to see them without getting so close that they fly away! That’s why we offer only the best binoculars from the top manufacturers available in the UK. Whether you’re looking to buy Zeiss, Hawke, Delta, Bushnell or any other top brand binoculars – you’ll find them here at a great price, with a lifetime guarantee and free delivery.

Questions & Answers

What Are the Different Types of Binoculars?

Binoculars come in three types based on prism design: Porro Prism Binoculars, known for their wide field of view and 3D imaging but are bulkier and harder to waterproof; Reverse Porro Prism Binoculars, which are more compact and offer waterproof capabilities at the expense of some depth perception; and Roof Prism Binoculars, characterised by their compactness and durability, with aligned lenses for easy waterproofing, though they may produce slightly duller images compared to Porros.

The size of binoculars is determined by the objective lens diameter, categorised into Compact (less than 30mm), Midsize (30 to 40mm), and Full Size (over 40mm). The choice between these types and sizes should be guided by your specific needs such as portability, clarity of the image, and desired field of view.

How Do I Choose the Right Binoculars for Bird Watching?

To choose the right binoculars for bird watching, consider the type of birding you’ll do and the birds’ behavior. For general bird watching in varied environments like open fields or woodlands, 8x magnification offers a balance of a wide field of view, image stability, and eye relief, making it easier to spot birds quickly without the image becoming shaky.

For observing slow-moving or stationary birds such as waterfowl or birds of prey, 10x magnification provides detailed views without excessive shakiness, especially when hand-held. Opt for binoculars with a 42mm objective lens for bright, clear images in different lighting conditions. Choose roof prism binoculars for their compact, lightweight design and durability, or Porro prism binoculars for a wider field of view and depth perception. Ensure your binoculars have high-quality lens coatings for crisp, glare-free images, and consider waterproof and fog-proof models for durability in various weather conditions.

What Is the Difference Between Coated and Multi-Coated Lenses?

Coated lenses have a single layer of anti-reflective coating on at least one lens surface, reducing glare and improving image clarity. Multi-coated lenses feature multiple layers of coating on one or more lens surfaces, further enhancing light transmission, contrast, and clarity in various lighting conditions.

How Important Is the Exit Pupil Size in Binoculars?

The exit pupil size in binoculars is crucial for determining brightness and visibility in low-light conditions. It represents the diameter of the light beam that reaches the viewer’s eye, calculated by dividing the objective lens diameter by the magnification.

Larger exit pupils provide brighter images in dim conditions, making them important for dawn, dusk, or dense forest observations.

Can I Use Binoculars If I Wear Glasses?

Yes, you can use binoculars if you wear glasses. Look for binoculars with a long eye relief of at least 16mm and adjustable eye cups to ensure you can see the full field of view comfortably without removing your glasses.

How Much Do Binoculars Cost?

Binocular prices range from around £50 for basic models to over £3000 for high-end, feature-rich options. Top manufacturers like Zeiss, Leupold, and Hawke offer premium quality that reflects in the price.

How Can I Order Binoculars Online?

Once you’ve found the pair you like, simply click on the “Buy Now” button, check your basket and then follow through to the checkout page. You’ll then have options to pay via debit card, credit card or PayPal. Once we receive your order you’ll get an automated email to let you know it’s all gone through okay. And if you have any questions, you can call us on 01268 944149.