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Vixen Optics 8x42 DCF Atrek Binocular

Vixen Optics 8x42 DCF Atrek Binocular

Vixen Optics 8x42 DCF Atrek Binocular

B&H # VI8X42ADCFQ MFR # 14598
Vixen Optics 8x42 DCF Atrek Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • Waterproof & Fogproof
  • Roof Prism
  • 7.0° Angle of View

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Vixen's 8x42 DCF Atrek Binocular is a nice choice as a universal viewer for any light, produced by a company known exclusively for optics.  An 8x42 model presents a broad enough exit pupil for nearly all conditions, along with a generous viewing angle and a fairly good capacity to soften a distracting background to nothing but blurred color.  It makes an intelligent compromise.

Within the realm of roof prism 8x42s, the Atrek has a wider field and more eye relief than most of the competition in its price class.  The metallic housing with armor feels nice in the hand, and with <5' close focusing you can even use the 8x42 Atrek for some butterfly observing.

Vixen's fully multicoatings applied to all optical surfaces
Waterproof/nitrogen-purged 100% fogproof performance
Metallic alloy construction
Durable rubber armor
Twist-up style rubber eyecups with plentiful eye relief
Excellent choice as a singular universal binocular
Exceptional close focusing capacity
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Vixen Optics 8x42 DCF Atrek Binocular
  • Case
  • Strap
  • Eyepiece Rainguard
  • Objective Caps
  • Lifetime Transferable Warranty
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    Specifications
    Prism Type Roof
    Magnification 8x
    Objective Lens Diameter 42mm
    Angle of View 7.0° (actual)
    Field-of-View 367' @ 1000 yd / 121.84 m @ 1000 m
    Minimum Focus Distance 4.9' / 1.49 m
    Exit Pupil Diameter 5.2  mm
    Eye Relief 20  mm
    Interpupillary Adjustment Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Dioptric Correction Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Focus Type Center
    Tripod Mount None
    Dimensions Length: 5.1 x 2.1 x 5.1" / 12.95 x 5.33 x 12.95  cm
    Weight 1.61 lb / 730 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.25 x 6.0 x 2.75"
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