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Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular USA

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B&H # NI12X50AE Mfr # 7246
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Product Highlights
  • Eco-Glass Optics: Lead and Arsenic-Free
  • BAK4 Porro Prisms
  • Fully Multicoated Optics
  • Wide Angle Viewing
  • Nitrogen-Filled Fogproof / Waterproof
  • Turn-and-Slide Rubber Eyecups
  • 16mm Eye Relief
  • Rubber Armored Housing

The 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular from Nikon is a general purpose optic that offers a weather-sealed housing and slip-resistant handling. Additionally, Action Extreme ATB binoculars are equipped with a fully multicoated optical path that displays a 59.8° apparent viewing angle. Nikon's Eco-Glass optics are made of environmentally-friendly lenses and prisms that don't contain lead or arsenic. Complementing the image quality and nitrogen-filled housing are Turn-and-Slide eyecups and a 16mm eye relief, allowing the viewer to set a comfortable viewing distance even while wearing eyeglasses.

Optical Performance
  • Magnification: 12x
  • Objective lenses: 50mm diameter
  • Apparent viewing angle: 59.8° wide angle
  • Eco-Glass: lenses and prisms don't contain lead or arsenic
  • Fully multicoated optics
  • BAK4 prism glass
  • 16mm eye relief
Use and Handling
  • Turn-and-slide rubber eyecups with multiple click-stop positions
Construction Details
  • Nitrogen-filled for fogproof and waterproof performance
  • Slip-resistant rubber armored housing
  • Weight: 37 oz
Prism Type Porro
Magnification 12.0x
Objective Lens Diameter 50 mm
Angle of View 5.5° (actual)
Field-of-View 288' @ 1000 yd / 95.62 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 22.97' / 7 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 4.2  mm
Eye Relief 16.1  mm
Interpupillary Adjustment 56 - 72 mm / 2.20 - 2.83"
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
Dimensions 7.0 x 2.9 x 7.7" / 17.78 x 7.37 x 19.56  cm
Weight 36.8 oz / 1043 g
Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular
  • Carrying Case
  • Neck Strap
  • Rainguard
  • Lens Caps
  • Limited 25-Year Warranty

  • Included Free

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    Nikon12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular
     
    4.8

    (based on 33 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (28)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Quality lenses (29)
    • Strong construction (29)
    • Waterproof (19)
    • Works well with glasses (16)
    • Close focus (14)

    Cons

    • Heavy (5)
    • Heavy / bulky (4)

    Best Uses

    • Wildlife viewing (26)
    • Bird watching (17)
    • Hunting (13)
    • Sporting events/concerts (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (25), Avid adventurer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (24), Yes (3)

    Reviewed by 33 customers

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    5.0

    Fine Optics

    By Mark

    from San Francisco Bay Area

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Astronomer
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

      Optical technology has come a long way since I bought my last pair of binoculars about a decade ago. I wanted a kind of "universal" binoculars that would work well in daytime (wildlife viewing), and reasonably well at nighttime (astronomy). These Nikons are amazing! The optical clarity of this unit is impressive. I could clearly see the faces of sea lions from nearly a mile away, and I could see the the full moon with a new level clarity, like never before :)At this price point, I could not be happier with the performance of these binoculars, and the $ gift card only sweetened the deal. On a somewhat negative note, these binoculars are 12x50. They bring distant images right up to you, but all those lenses have their weight. These binoculars might be a little heavy for some individuals to handle. For me however, the clarity and performance justify the weight. So what if my arms need a break? I have something to look forward to, literally.

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      • No

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      5.0

      GREAT Deal

      By Tom

      from Anderson, SC

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Close Focus
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction
      • Waterproof
      • Works Well With Glasses

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hunting
        • Wildlife Viewing

        Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

        I was searching for a great deal on hunting binoculars. I found them in this pair of Binocular

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        • No

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        4.0

        Happy

        By Shark an

        from North carolina

        Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

        Good Nikon quality, nice clear view

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        5.0

        "As advertised"

        By Steinman

        from Cleveland, Ohio

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Close Focus
        • Quality Lenses
        • Strong Construction
        • Waterproof

        Cons

        • Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Distant Landscapes
        • Sporting Events/Concerts
        • Wildlife Viewing

        Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

        I wanted a pair of powerful binoculars for travel out west, that produced a clear and sharp image.
        In testing them locally I found them to be exceptionally sharp, especially in night use. The only problem I have is they are larger and heavier then I would like, and have a little shake at the longer focal length. I did purchase the tripod adaptor which helps with that problem.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Ultra Crisp

        By Papa Smoke

        from Greenville, Ohio

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Close Focus
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Lenses
        • Strong Construction
        • Waterproof
        • Works Well With Glasses

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bird Watching
          • Sporting Events/Concerts
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

          I have owned 5 pairs of binoculars. These are the brightest, have the crispest image, no discernable distortion, are fairly light for a 12 x 50, and seem well-built.

          At the price, I am well pleased. Nikon makes a good product.

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          5.0

          razor sharp optics

          By Chuck

          from Fra nklin Lakes NJ

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction
          • Waterproof
          • Works Well With Glasses

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Bird Watching
          • Hunting
          • Sporting Events/Concerts
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

          I have a pair of ED , HD 10x42 Bionaculars, These are better for low light and sharper . I use tripods for both pairs . with the turn down eye cups you can leave your glasses on.

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          5.0

          Very good quality binoculars

          By Johnny

          from La Crosse, WI

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Close Focus
          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction
          • Waterproof
          • Works Well With Glasses

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching
            • Wildlife Viewing

            Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

            This binocular was purchased to replace a Bell&Howell 8x40, for bird-watching and general nature studies. This Nikon does not disappoint--very high quality in construction, image sharpness and light gathering. I was afraid that with the 12 power I would notice a more shaky image--but I had no problem viewing long distances without a tripod. Completely satisfied!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Exellent product

            By Jorge

            from Buenos Aires

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Close Focus
            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching
            • Wildlife Viewing

            Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

            I used it to look at wildlife and to get closer looks of buildings... The view is very good

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great Binocs

            By Ren

            from Florida

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                Very clear, strong, easy to use. I use these to look over the beach and Gulf

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                4.0

                great binocular by nikon , durable quali

                By rensmedia

                from DC

                About Me Professional Guide

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Quality Lenses
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                • Heavy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                  great binocular by nikon , durable quality , but little bit heavy for broadcaster !

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Real bargain for top quality binoculars.

                  By Wayne

                  from Naples, Fl.

                  About Me Avid Adventurer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Quality Lenses
                  • Strong Construction
                  • Waterproof
                  • Works Well With Glasses

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Bird Watching
                    • Hunting
                    • Sporting Events/Concerts
                    • Wildlife Viewing

                    Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                    We use these to watch the wildlife around our Florida area. With a pond right outside our rear door, we often get to see exotic birds and fauna up close and personal.

                    These are high powered, sharp and easy to focus and very durable, impervious to the high humidity of this area.

                    Other than size, necessary to provide this level of magnification with light gathering lenses that make clear vision easy, absolutely perfect!

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                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again and again

                    By El Flaco

                    from Tucson Az

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Close Focus
                    • Quality Lenses
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Waterproof
                    • Works Well With Glasses

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hunting

                      Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                      i'am ready to use for huntung was a great gift

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                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      Great Binocular for Distance Viewing

                      By Tina

                      from Louisiana

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Waterproof
                      • Works Well With Glasses

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Bird Watching
                        • Hunting
                        • Wildlife Viewing

                        Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                        My husband had a pair, I liked them so much I decided to get a pair. Great when your out near dawn or dusk. Eyecups adjust well with or without glasses.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Awesome

                        By Sightseeing

                        from Danbury, CT

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Close Focus
                        • Quality Lenses
                        • Strong Construction
                        • Waterproof

                        Cons

                        • Heavy

                        Best Uses

                        • Bird Watching
                        • Hunting
                        • Sporting Events/Concerts
                        • Wildlife Viewing

                        Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                        Great grip and perfect fit. A little heavy but extremely high quality.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Good product, solid, waterproof

                        By Danson

                        from Abbotsford BC Canada

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good optics
                        • Quality Lenses
                        • Strong Construction
                        • Waterproof

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Boating
                          • Wildlife Viewing

                          Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                          Great optics, bright viewing,good quality overall.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Very Impressed

                          By Lurch

                          from Berryville, VA

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Close Focus
                          • Quality Lenses
                          • Strong Construction
                          • Waterproof

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Bird Watching
                            • Hunting
                            • Shooting range
                            • Sporting Events/Concerts
                            • Wildlife Viewing

                            Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                            I am very pleased with my recent purchase of these Nikons. I use them when hiking, camping, or seeing down range when target shooting. The seem durable with a nice rubber coating. Plus they are fog and waterproof. The one down side is the lens cover aren't attached. You have to manually put them on the neck strap. They are also a little shakey at far distance. Need a steady hand or tripod.

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                            5.0

                            Great Product & $25 Gift Card Too !

                            By Bruins Fan

                            from Central Vermont

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Bright
                            • Clear
                            • Quality Lenses
                            • Strong Construction
                            • Waterproof
                            • Works Well With Glasses

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Bird Watching
                              • Wildlife Viewing

                              Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                              We use these for backyard wildlife viewing. Crisp and clear, one can see animals up close. I can hand hold them pretty well but they provide a stunning view with my tripod. The Nikon Action Extreme ATB line seem as good or better than the $1000+ models I tried. The binocular comes with a $25 B&H gift card too. B&H is tops!

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                              5.0

                              12x50 Action Extreme = Excellence

                              By mtnomad

                              from Spokane WA

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Bright
                              • Clarity
                              • Quality Lenses
                              • Strong Construction
                              • Waterproof
                              • Works Well With Glasses

                              Cons

                              • Neck strap

                              Best Uses

                              • archery
                              • Hunting
                              • Wildlife Viewing

                              Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                              I bought product for general use. Five days after purchase I went to oregon coast for vacation and was sble to use binoculars on elk, whales, general viewing and numerous other uses. I loaned binoculars several times for other's to view whales, and with out exception we all agreed the binoculars were exceptional in clarity, brightness, and ease of use. Met and exceeded all expectations. The price from B&H was the best I could find and was unexpected for the quality of the product!!!!!

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              best binoculars i have ever used!

                              By pjp

                              from Indiana

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                                    They are amazing and clear. Easy to focus! Love them!!

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Quality product

                                    By Happily Retired

                                    from Hill Country Texas

                                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Great Warranty

                                    Cons

                                    • Difficult To Focus

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Hunting
                                    • Wildlife Viewing

                                    Comments about Nikon 12x50 Action Extreme ATB Binocular:

                                    My wife and I bought these to get up close and personal with the wildlife on our property. The weight is comfortable for my wife. The only complaint she has is that her lasik monovision makes it difficult to focus the lenses. These binoculars are not good for close up (birds from 15' away)viewing so keep that in mind. I, on the other hand, don't have the vision restrictions and really like these.

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