Konus 8x56 Proximo Binocular

Konus 8x56 Proximo Binocular

Konus 8x56 Proximo Binocular

B&H # KO856P MFR # 2200
Konus 8x56 Proximo Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • BAK4 Roof Prisms
  • Anti-Reflection Multi-Coated Optics
  • Angle of View: 56°
  • Closed Bridge Configuration
  • PVC Polymer Housing
  • Center Focusing
  • Tripod Mountable
  • Fold-Down Rubber Eyecups
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Konus's 8x56 Proximo Binocular features a relatively low magnification coupled with BAK4 roof prisms and large anti-reflection multicoated objectives to create an optic with excellent light-gathering abilities and a generous field of view. The exceptionally large objectives make the Proximo ideally suited for wide-field astronomical observations or terrestrial glassing especially at dawn and dusk when animals tend to be most active but light is limited.

The housing is made of lightweight and durable PVC polymer with rubber armor to protect against impacts while providing a slip-resistant grip. In addition to lightening the overall weight, the PVC is also temperature resistant. This resistance minimizes excessive expansion and contraction due to fluctuations in temperatures which can cause the various optical components to move out of collimation causing images to be fuzzy and virtually impossible to sharply focus. Because of their size and weight, prolonged periods of observation may cause fatigue, so they can be mounted on a tripod or other support systems with optional adapters.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 56mm objective lenses
  • BAK4 roof prisms
  • Anti-reflection multicoated optics
  • 299' field of view at 1000 yards
  • 56° apparent angle of view
Use and Handling
  • Closed bridge design
  • Large knurled center focus wheel
  • Fold-down rubber eyecups
Construction Details
  • Impact, corrosion, and temperature-resistant PVC polymer plastic housing
  • Anti-slip protective rubber armoring
  • Tripod mountable with optional adapter
UPC: 698156022009
Prism Type Roof
Magnification 8x
Objective Lens Diameter 56 mm
Angle of View 5.7° (actual)
Field of View 299.2' @ 1000 yd / 99.7 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 17' / 5.2 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 7.0 mm
Eye Relief 23 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dioptric Correction ±2
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
Dimensions 9.2 x 7.6" / 23.4 x 19.3 cm
Weight 38.38 oz / 1088 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 3.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.6 x 8.5 x 3.7"
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