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Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular

B&H # CE25125X80ZB Mfr # 71020
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  • Porro Prism

The Celestron 25-125x80 Zoom Sky Master is a powerful zoom binocular. This gigantic instrument offers excellent optical performance due to its large objective lenses. It is ideal for astronomical application as well as recreational activities. The 25-125x80 Sky Master binocular is well suited for long range terrestrial observation.

The binocular is engineered to be handheld or mounted on a stable photographic tripod. The Sky Master binocular features high quality BaK4 prisms to promote increased light transmission. Its lenses are especially multi-coated to enhance contrast for true visual comfort and maximum clarity. Its long eye relief is especially beneficial to all viewers including eyeglass wearers.

Multi-coating for optimum clarity and contrast
High quality BaK-4 prisms
Excellent light gathering capability for stargazing
Diopter adjustment and long eye relief for eyeglass wearers
Celestron No-Fault Lifetime Warranty
Prism Type Porro
Magnification 25-125x
Objective Lens Diameter 80 mm
Angle of View 1.2°
Field-of-View 3.2' @ 1000 yd / 1.06 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 98' / 29.87 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 3.2  mm
Eye Relief 13  mm
Interpupillary Adjustment Not Specified By Manufacturer
Dioptric Correction Not Specified By Manufacturer
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes
Dimensions Not Specified By Manufacturer
Weight 4.7 lb / 2.13 kg
Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular
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    Celestron25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular
     
    3.8

    (based on 13 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    75%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (7)
    • Quality lenses (5)
    • Lightweight (4)

    Cons

    • Heavy (5)
    • Difficult to focus (3)

    Best Uses

    • Wildlife viewing (6)
    • Bird watching (4)
    • Hunting (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (10)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    BIG stuff

    I took this to a viewpoint overlooking the city, and it was a joy to use it. I could check the prices at a gas-station almost a mile away with ease. I even...Read complete review

    I took this to a viewpoint overlooking the city, and it was a joy to use it. I could check the prices at a gas-station almost a mile away with ease. I even noticed a radio/TV-tower in the distance that I wasn't aware was there.And because of it's large objective lenses it was possible to use it even long after the sun had gone down. In fact, in the dusk, things appeared brighter through the binocular than without.Shortly after the sun had set, I took a picture of the moon, using a small compact digital camera that I just held up to the ocular, and it came out quite nice.[@]The only thing I wasn't too happy about was the fact that the eye relief shifts forward when you zoom in. So when you're using the zoom you have to fold down the eyecups, and that might be a problem for people using glasses.It does, however, require a sturdy tripod due to it's large magnification and heavy construction.But overall I'm very pleased with it, and at a very nice price too.

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    This is only Branded Celestron

    I am in the process of returning these after less than 1 day of ownership. I think many reviewers of binoculars need to state whether they were able to use them without seeing a...Read complete review

    I am in the process of returning these after less than 1 day of ownership. I think many reviewers of binoculars need to state whether they were able to use them without seeing a 'double' image. Only 1 reviewer below stated that as a problem. I feel that some consumers do not know that it is a problem: namely at a minimum one must be able to resolve the field of view (fov) into one circular field with one merged image. If a binocular cannot do that it is out of alignment and needs to be returned for collimation. Large binoculars are prone to being 'knocked' out of alignment.[...] I must warn you that many american companies use Chinese optical makers and simply 'brand' them as their own.So beware.I am a verified PayPal buyer.

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    5.0

    excellent

    By Owen

    from Sarasota, Florida

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bird Watching
      • Hunting
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

      I have had these for about a week now they are great for watching birds and whatever but you do need a tripod to watch things with because it is very hard to hold the binoulars still enough to keep the image from shacking other than that they are great for looking at the stars and the moon.

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      5.0

      Just as advertised

      By Barnstormer

      from Vera, Ok.

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

        Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

        They are heavy just as advertised, so heavy duty tri pod is must.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great for occasional sky watching

        By fFrankhpns

        from Milton, FL

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Quality Lenses
        • Sharp Images
        • Strong Construction
        • Works Well With Glasses

        Cons

        • Bulky
        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Astronomical observations
        • Wildlife Viewing

        Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

        I purchased these for occasional astronomical use. Primarily for looking at the planets, moon and Messier objects. I believe they are made in China for Celestron, however they seem to be of very good quality. You cannot beat the price B&H shipped very quickly and with excellent secure packaging. You have to use a tripod with these binoculars. Spherical aberration is minimal, objects viewed, appeared clear and sharp. Takes a little adjusting to get a really sharp picture, but this was not difficult to accomplish.These should work well for up coming comet observations. I use the Google Sky Map app to find objects with these, works very well.

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        5.0

        Celestron SkyMastr GREAT VALUE FOR PRICE

        By Greg555

        from CHICAGO

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Value

        Cons

        • Field Of View At Max Zoom

        Best Uses

        • Watching Night Sky

        Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

        I'm happy with my purchase of these binoculars. The optics are fine and I've enjoyed looking through them. You must have a heavy duty tripod or they are useless - don't expect to hold them in your hands and get a steady view. As you zoom in the focus changes slightly and the field of view narrows considerably. I also have trouble using binoculars in general and often use a single eye. I think I might have been happier spending the same money on a decent spotting scope. But I don't regret this purchase and am enjoying having something so portable for nights I don't want to set up my telescope, or when I want to view larger phenomenon.

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        • No

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        5.0

        I would buy this product again and again

        By James R

        from FL

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Close Focus
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Lenses
        • Strong Construction
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bird Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

          Nice design, excellent quality and good case and accesories.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Very good binocularr without the zoom

          By gaurayusa

          from Quebec City, Qc. Canada

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Close Focus
          • Compact
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Lenses

          Cons

          • Difficult zoom adjustment

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

          This binocular is a very powerful instrument for the price.I use it without the zoom, for when zooming, an accurate adjustment is very difficult and seems almost impossible without ghosting and double vision. I would recommend it to a friend.

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          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A quality product

          By p3aul

          from Central Georgia

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction
          • Works Well With Glasses

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astronomy

            Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

            I know a lot of reviews of this binocular have been pretty critical. I would like to give an honest review from the viewpoint of experienced amateur astronomer.
            Large binococulars of this size are generaly used for astronomical purposes. These binoculars by their very nature are going to be heavy. No one one in their right mind would even consider holing them up in their hands for viewing. A tripod is a must, and not just any tripod either! You need a sturdy tripod and preferably you should have a counterbalenced extension on the tripod if you want to observe anything near the zenith. If they are hard to focus, don't fault the binocular. any binocular with 25X and up will have a delicate focus. This is because of the power, not the focus. A flimsy tripod is not going to give you good views of the heavens either. This is because of the "shake" from the flimsy tripod. The celstron 25-125X80 is a quality instrument and I rate it 5 stars.

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            3.0

            Skymaster Zoom - my opinion

            By Ace

            from Miami, FL

            Verified Buyer

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              Cons

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                  Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

                  Looking through while using the zoom made the field of view very small. Yes it zoomed some, but I found that the Skymaster without the zoom 25x100 was better. If you don't need distance, then it's ok if the range fits your needs.

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                  • Yes

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                  (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  This is only Branded Celestron

                  By Kingside

                  from Baltimore, MD

                  About Me Professional Guide

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Bulky
                    • Difficult To Focus
                    • Heavy
                    • Poor Construction
                    • Unstable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

                      I am in the process of returning these after less than 1 day of ownership. I think many reviewers of binoculars need to state whether they were able to use them without seeing a 'double' image. Only 1 reviewer below stated that as a problem. I feel that some consumers do not know that it is a problem: namely at a minimum one must be able to resolve the field of view (fov) into one circular field with one merged image. If a binocular cannot do that it is out of alignment and needs to be returned for collimation. Large binoculars are prone to being 'knocked' out of alignment.[...] I must warn you that many american companies use Chinese optical makers and simply 'brand' them as their own.So beware.I am a verified PayPal buyer.

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Good product at a great price...

                      By Luisvteq

                      from union city, nj

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                      • Heavy

                      Best Uses

                      • Bird Watching
                      • Hunting
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

                      Great magnification you get to see things around your town that you never knew where there, very good for skyviewing algo. I have a carbon fiber tripod for solid viewing at high magnifications.

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                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Very Difficalt to use

                      By Byron

                      from Chicago

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Difficult To Focus
                      • Unstable

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

                        Bought them with the hope of being able to read a number plate a almost a mile like the last guy who left a review.

                        They're hopeless. On a tripod they are very unstable and imposible to focus. They are not configured properly and impossible to adjust for correct viewing. Only way to see anything is to close one eye.

                        A poor product all round.

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                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Brand new and not worth keeping

                        By double vision byron

                        from south africa

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Difficult To Focus

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

                          Well they looked and sounded great online. Bought them and they're completely useless

                          if i had to say one good thing.. they look impressive.

                          i can see things miles away, but nothings clear, the two eye pieces aren't calibrated and no setting will line up the picture. basically you're seeing double, no matter what or how you try look through them, its a double picture.

                          they're far too big for a standard human head. i know our eyes are all different widths apart, but i had 3 people try them with the same results.

                          really... that not worth using as a ships anchor.

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                          (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          BIG stuff

                          By Edmund

                          from Oslo, Norway.

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Heavy
                          • Shifting eye relief

                          Best Uses

                          • Astronomy
                          • Wildlife Viewing

                          Comments about Celestron 25-125x80 SkyMaster Zoom Binocular:

                          I took this to a viewpoint overlooking the city, and it was a joy to use it. I could check the prices at a gas-station almost a mile away with ease. I even noticed a radio/TV-tower in the distance that I wasn't aware was there.And because of it's large objective lenses it was possible to use it even long after the sun had gone down. In fact, in the dusk, things appeared brighter through the binocular than without.Shortly after the sun had set, I took a picture of the moon, using a small compact digital camera that I just held up to the ocular, and it came out quite nice.[@]The only thing I wasn't too happy about was the fact that the eye relief shifts forward when you zoom in. So when you're using the zoom you have to fold down the eyecups, and that might be a problem for people using glasses.It does, however, require a sturdy tripod due to it's large magnification and heavy construction.But overall I'm very pleased with it, and at a very nice price too.

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