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Bushnell 2.5x42mm 2.5x 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular

B&H # BU25X42NVB Mfr # 260400
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You Pay: $376.17

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This binocular has a magnification of 2.5x with bright 42mm objective lenses to gather lots of light.

PLEASE NOTE:  There are many variables which influence the distance one sees with night vision devices-amongst them the object's size, the level of detail being sought and the observation conditions.  Night vision devices detect much further under a full moon and clear skies than they will under a new moon and cloudy skies.  Many different formulas are used to determine the statistic of maximum viewing range and this varies by manufacturer, so ultimately the generation of the intensifier tube is much more relevant than any quoted statistic when determining the maximum viewing range.

All night vision devices sold by B&H have mechanisms in place to protect the intensifier tube from a sudden burst of bright light, but this does not mean that bright light doesn't damage the device.  Bright light in any form is not good for the longevity and performance of image intensifier tubes.

Comfortable viewing from two objective lenses
Included 1/4"-20 threaded tripod mount for extended observation
Intensifier Tube 1st Generation
Maximum Viewing Range 600' (183 m)
Infrared Illuminator Yes
Magnification 2.5x
Angle of View 17.9°
Field-of-View (@ 1000 Yds) 940' (312 m at 1000 m)
Minimum Focus Distance 4.0' (1.2 m)
Lens System 42mm Objective lenses
Power Source Two 1.5-volt "AA" batteries
Weatherproofing None
Dimensions 6.5 x 6.3 x 3.0" (165 x 160 x 76mm) WxHxD
Weight 1.75 lb (0.79 kg)
Bushnell 2.5x42mm 2.5x 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular
  • Eyepiece Rainguard
  • Case
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Bushnell2.5x42 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular
     
    3.0

    (based on 4 reviews)

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          4.0

          Great for starters, would buy again.

          By mikeroscopes

          from Tate County, Mississippi

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Compact Design

          Cons

          • Focusing Require Practice

          Best Uses

          • Night Sky Viewing
          • Surveillance
          • Twilight

          Comments about Bushnell 2.5x42 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular:

          Great for the price. Removes total darkness indoors and out. Good range. Follow instructions for focusing, as they don't focus like regular binoculars, and you can see up close to the stars (well at 2.5x anyway). IR works good. Easy on batteries.

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          4.0

          wauuuu wonderfull

          By poliarmentano

          from rosario, argentina

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Image
          • Compact Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hunting
            • Surveillance

            Comments about Bushnell 2.5x42 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular:

            Very clear night vision

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            3.0

            good toy

            By weekender

            from ny ny

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

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              Cons

              • Causes Eye Strain

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                Comments about Bushnell 2.5x42 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular:

                can view at close range no focusing can be done

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                1.0

                Not worth $50.

                By Frank

                from Atlanta, GA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

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                Pros

                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                • Causes Eye Strain
                • Difficult to focus
                • Fisheye effect
                • Sticky Focus

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                  Comments about Bushnell 2.5x42 1st Generation Night Vision Binocular:

                  It's like looking out the bottom of a Cola bottle. It's difficult to adjust focus. Since you have to adjust one eye at a time it's not easy to get it right and impossible to get it fast. If I had been able to try this item out, I would never have purchased it.

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