Opticron 8x42 Natura BGA Binocular

Opticron 8x42 Natura BGA Binocular

Opticron 8x42 Natura BGA Binocular

B&H # OP8X42NBGAB MFR # 30629
Opticron 8x42 Natura BGA Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • Phase-Corrected Roof Prisms
  • Oasis 64-Layer Prism Coating
  • Fully Multicoated Optics
  • Nitrogen-Filled, Water/Fogproof
  • Double Hinge Body Design
  • Textured Rubber Armoring
  • Center Focusing and Diopter Adjustment
  • Tripod Adapter Socket
  • Four-Stage Rotating Eyecups
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Pairing a tested optical system with efficient functionality, the 8x42 Natura BGA Binocular from Opticron features fully multicoated optics along with phase-corrected roof prisms for maintained sharpness and color accuracy. Furthermore, a 64-layer Oasis coating has also been applied to the prisms in order to maintain 99% or greater light transmission with minimized reflections for increased clarity and contrast. When coupled with the 8x magnification, this versatile binocular is ideally suited for general viewing applications.

A textured rubber armoring offers enhanced durability and the housing has been nitrogen-purged to resist fog and render the binocular waterproof up to 10'. The body's design is double hinged for a more compact profile, which also offers exacting balance while holding. Focusing down to 9.5' is possible using the center wheel, which also adjusts diopter settings, and quick half-turn focusing between 10' and infinity is possible for easier tracking of moving subjects.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 42mm diameter objectives
  • Roof prism optical design
  • PC phase-corrected prisms reduces interference to bring the light paths into phase
  • Oasis 64-layer coating delivers 99% or greater light transmission by minimizing reflections in order to increase apparent brightness and clarity
  • 6.2° angle of view, 49.6° apparent angle of view
  • 9.5' close focus distance
  • 19mm eye relief
Use and Handling
  • 4-stage rotating eyecups
  • Tripod adapter socket
  • Wide wheel glide-action focusing with locking central diopter adjustment
  • Infinity focus to 10' in under a half a turn
Construction Details
  • Nitrogen-purged housing for water and fogproof performance
  • Waterproofing rated to a depth of 10'
  • Durable textured rubber armoring
  • Double hinged body design and 50:50 balance in the hand
Prism Type Roof
Magnification 8x
Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
Angle of View 6.2° (actual)
49.6° (apparent)
Field of View -1.0' @ 1000 yd / -0.33 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 9.5' / 2.9 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.25 mm
Eye Relief 19 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment 8.7 - 11.5 mm / 22.0 - 29.1"
Dioptric Correction Not Specified by Manufacturer
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
Dimensions 5.4 x 5.0" / 13.7 x 12.7 cm
Weight 23.2 oz / 657.7 g
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