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Full size 42mm binoculars

 

With over 34 years experience selling binoculars, spotting scopes and telescopes, we offer you a superb selection of quality optical goods from approx. £70 to over £800.

In the event of you finding a price cheaper locally, we will price match for you! 

 View at: 18 Hickmott Road, Sheffield, S11 8QF!
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Price list Opticron binoculars

JUNE 2024

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Aurora  BGA VHD 8X42 

£779 (To order, not in stock)

“Smaller, Lighter, Brighter, Sharper”, the Aurora BGA VHD takes the company’s design maxim to a new and even higher point offering levels of performance, comfort and ergonomics equal to or better than anything we have done before.

Designed on a new platform with an entirely new optical system that delivers a sweet spot so big it will surprise and delight - we think the Aurora BGA VHD are among the very best lightweight field binoculars available today.

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  • - Compact, lightweight roof prism design
  • - Magnesium single hinge single axis body
  • - Textured rubber armouring
  • - Nitrogen gas filled waterproof (5m/16ft depth)
  • - VHD optical system incorporating field flattening technology and high quality ED glass objective system
  • - Phase corrected prisms with Oasis prism coating
  • - S-H type multi-coating to all air/glass surfaces
  • - Flat field vision
  • - Long eye relief for spectacle wearers
  • - 4-stage twist type retractable eyecups
  • - 500º turn smooth action wide wheel focusing
  • - Close focus to 1.9m/6.2ft
  • Colour - Black
  •  Size - 8x42
  • Lens Dia. (mm) 4
  • Lens Dia. (inch) 1.7
  • Field of View (m@1000m) 141
  • Field of View (°) 8.1
  • Field of View (ft@1000yd)423
  • Close Focus (m) 1.9
  • Close Focus (f) - 20
  • Eye Relief (inch)0.8

  • For more specs., see the Opticron page.

Verano BGA VHD 8X42

£399 IN STOCK

Named after the Spanish for summer, the Verano BGA VHD 8x42 offers the serious wildlife observer the highest levels of comfort and performance needed for accurate and immersive observation.

100% made in Japan and designed around a wide field VHD optical system, the binocular offers superior balance in the hand with a 7.5° FOV, vivid, true to life images and excellent contrast.

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  • - Compact, lightweight roof prism design with micro hinge body
  • - Textured soft touch rubber armour
  • - Nitrogen waterproof construction
  • - VHD fully multi-coated optical system with ‘PC’ phase corrected prisms and - -Oasis prism coating
  • - Long eye relief eyepieces giving full field of view for glasses wearers
  • - Wide wheel focusing
  • - RHS dioptre adjuster
  • - 3-stage alloy retractable eyecups
  • - Close focus to 1.3m/4.3ft
  • Colour - Black
  • Size - 8x42
  • Magnification - 8
  • Lens Dia. (mm) - 42
  • Lens Dia. (inch) - 1.7
  • Field of View (m@1000m) - 131
  • Field of View (°)- 7.5
  • Field of View (ft@1000yd) - 393
  • Close Focus (m) - 1.3
  • Close Focus (f) - 4.3
  • Eye Relief (mm) - 22
  • Eye Relief (inch) - 0.9
  • Weight (g) - 659

For more, see the Opticron page

Verano BGA VHD 10x42

£419

Named after the Spanish for summer, the Verano BGA VHD 10x42 offers the serious wildlife observer the highest levels of comfort and performance needed for accurate and immersive observation.

100% made in Japan and designed around a wide field VHD optical system, the binocular offers superior balance in the hand with a 6.2° FOV, vivid, true to life images and excellent contrast.

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  • - Compact, lightweight roof prism design with micro hinge body
  • - Textured soft touch rubber armour
  • - Nitrogen waterproof construction
  • - VHD fully multi-coated optical system with ‘PC’ phase corrected prisms and - prism coating
  • - Long eye relief eyepieces giving full field of view for glasses wearers
  • - Wide wheel focusing
  • - RHS dioptre adjuster
  • - 3-stage alloy retractable eyecups
  • - Close foc
  • - Magnification10x
  • - Lens Dia. (mm) - 42
  • - Lens Dia. (inch) - 1.7
  • - Field of View (m@1000m) - 109
  • - Field of View (°) - 6.2
  • - Field of View (ft@1000yd) - 327
  • - Close Focus (m) - 1.3
  • - Close Focus (f) - 4.3
  • - Eye Relief (mm) - 18
  • - Eye Relief (inch) - 0.7
  • Weight (g) - 652

For more, see the Opticron page

Natura BGA ED 8X42

RRP £389 NOW £329

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Aimed at the wildlife enthusiast or semi-professional looking for a lightweight, robust and reliable 42mm bino.

The Natura BGA ED are 100% made in Japan, and supplied with a 30 year guarantee.

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Featuring wide-field optics for easy location and tracking, extra low dispersion “ED” glass objectives for super bright images, they deliver benchmark quality, performance and ergonomics. 

Weighing just 648g/23oz, the Natura uses a micro hinged body for easy grip and positive handling with or without gloves and can be used one handed if necessary.

  • - Compact, lightweight roof prism design with micro hinge body
  • - Textured rubber armour
  • - waterproof construction
  • - ED, fully multi-coated optical system with ‘PC’ phase corrected prisms and Oasis prism coating
  • - Long eye relief eyepieces giving full field of view for glasses wearers
  • - Wide wheel focusing with integrated rhs dioptre adjuster
  • - 3-stage alloy retractable eyecups
  • - Close focus to 2.5m/8.2ft
  • - Tripod adapter socket
  • -  Colour - Black
  • - Magnification - 8
  • - Lens Dia. (mm) 42
  • - Lens Dia. (inch) - 1.7
  • - Field of View (m@1000m) - 122
  • - Field of View (°) - 7
  • - Field of View (ft@1000yd) - 366
  • - Close Focus (m) - 2.5
  • - Close Focus (f) - 8.2
  • - Eye Relief (mm) - 23
  • - Eye Relief (inch) - 0.9
  • PD Range (inch) - 2.2~3
  • Waterproof - Yes
  • Prism Type - Roof
  • Length (mm) - 142
  • Width (mm) - 129
  • Depth (mm) - 53
  • Dimensions LxWxD (mm) - 142x129x53
  • Dimensions LxWxD (inches) - 5.6x5.1x2.1
  • Weight (g) - 648

For more, see the Opticron page

Oregon 4 PC oasis 8X42

£139 IN STOCK

The Oregon 4 8x42 offers the first-time and occasional user exceptional standards of performance and functionality.

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It is an excellent choice for all types of daytime wildlife and nature observation.

  • - Roof prism design with sophisticated twin relief rubber covering
  • - Nitrogen gas filled waterproof construction
  • - BAK 4 fully multi-coated optical system (all air/glass surfaces)
  • - Phase corrected prism coating with Oasis high light transmission coating
  • - Twist type retractable eyecups
  • - Wide wheel focusing
  • - Full field of view wearing glasses
  • - Close focus to 2.3m/7.5ft
  • - Tripod adapter socket

For its specifications, see the Opticron page

Exporer WA ED-R 8x42

£229 IN STOCK

Employing the company’s trademark compact optical system, the Explorer WA ED-R 8x42 delivers an unbeatable combination of specification, quality and ergonomics.

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With a 7.5° FOV, they are the perfect choice for anyone looking for a compact wide-field 42mm with ED optics and the latest multi-coatings for extra light transmission and colour contrast.

  • - High quality roof prism design featuring ED glass objectives
  • - PC phase corrected prisms with R-type high light transmission multi-coating
  • - Nitrogen waterproof construction finished in full body rubber armour for comfort and protection
  • - Wide-angle eyepieces with long eye relief for spectacle wearers
  • - Multi-stage retractable eyecups
  • - Close focus to under 2m/6.6ft
  • - Tripod adapter socket

For its specifications, see the Opticron page

Exporer WA ED-R 10x42

£236 IN STOCK

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Employing the company’s trademark compact optical system, the Explorer WA ED-R 10x42 delivers an unbeatable combination of specification, quality and ergonomics.

 

With a 6.5° FOV, they are the perfect choice for anyone looking for a compact wide-field 42mm with ED optics and the latest multi-coatings for extra light transmission and colour contrast.

  • - Roof prism design with sophisticated twin relief rubber covering
  • - Nitrogen gas filled waterproof construction
  • - BAK 4 fully multi-coated optical system (all air/glass surfaces)
  • - Phase corrected prism coating with Oasis high light transmission coating
  • - Twist type retractable eyecups
  • - Wide wheel focusing
  • - Full field of view wearing glasses
  • - Close focus to 2.3m/7.5ft
  • - Tripod adapter socket

For its specifications, see the Opticron page

Discovery WP PC Mg 8X42

£179 IN STOCK

Using an ultra-compact optical design the Discovery WP PC series are among the smallest waterproof roof prism binoculars available on the market.

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With a host of features including wide field eyepieces, close focus to 2m/6.6ft and IPDs as low as 52mm, they offer you a well made, stylish and user friendly field glass.

  • - Ultra-compact roof prism optical design finished in natural rubber armour
  • - Nitrogen waterproof construction
  • - Wide-angle fully multi-coated optical system + PC phase corrected prisms
  • - Lightweight magnesium body
  • - Long eye relief for spectacle wearers
  • - Twist type retractable eyecups
  • - Close focus to under 1.5m/4.9ft
  • - Tripod adapter socket

For its specifications, see the Opticron page

Discovery WP PC Mg 10X42

£189 IN STOCK

Using an ultra-compact optical design the Discovery WP PC series are among the smallest waterproof roof prism binoculars available on the market.

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With a host of features including wide field eyepieces, close focus to 2m/6.6ft and IPDs as low as 52mm, they offer you a well made, stylish and user friendly field glass.

  • - Ultra-compact roof prism optical design finished in natural rubber armour
  • - Nitrogen waterproof construction
  • - Wide-angle fully multi-coated optical system + PC phase corrected prisms
  • - Lightweight magnesium body
  • - Long eye relief for spectacle wearers
  • - Twist type retractable eyecups
  • - Close focus to under 1.5m/4.9ft
  • - Tripod adapter socket

For its specifications, see the Opticron page

 

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