Steiner 8x22 Miniscope Monocular

Steiner 8x22 Miniscope Monocular

Steiner 8x22 Miniscope Monocular

B&H # ST8X22MINMON MFR # 2311
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Product Highlights

  • Porro Prism Optical Path
  • High Contrast Optics Fully Multicoated
  • 53° Apparent Viewing Angle
  • Focus-Free Past 13'
  • Weighs just 2.8 oz
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Steiner 2311 overview

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When space is tight, but you still want to be prepared, Steiner Optics' 8x22 Miniscope Monocular gives you a versatile optic that easily fits in just about any palm, pocket, or pack owing to its lightweight housing and folded design. To help compensate for the smaller objective, and to enhance its light-gathering capabilities, the optical surfaces are fully multicoated with Steiner's High Contrast Optics coatings. Its Porro prism configuration provides a depth of field that allows users to discern the relative positions of objects, making it easier to judge distances. To make its use even more hassle-free, the Miniscope is equipped with the Sports Auto Focus system that enables users to focus the eyepiece once, and maintain image sharpness from 13 feet to infinity without the need to manipulate a focus wheel.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 22mm objective lens
  • Porro prism optical path
  • Anti-reflection High Contrast Optics fully multicoated elements increase light transmission, contrast and color fidelity
Use and Handling
  • Sports Auto Focus system: Focus the eyepiece once and the optic maintains image focus from 13' to infinity
  • 2.9mm exit pupil
Construction Details
  • Broad 14 to 131°F operating temperature range
  • Folding design for ultra-compact storage
  • Lightweight: 2.8oz
In the Box
Steiner 8x22 Miniscope Monocular
  • Case
  • Limited Ten-Year Warranty
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    Steiner 2311 specs

    Magnification 8x
    Objective Lens 22mm
    Angle of View 6.6°
    Field of View 345' @ 1000 yd / 115 m @ 1000 m
    Close Focus 13.1' / 4.0 m
    Exit Pupil 2.9 mm
    Eye Relief Not specified by manufacturer
    Operating Temperature 14 to 131°F / -10 to 55°C
    Dimensions 2.0 x 1.9 x 1.8" / 5.1 x 4.9 x 4.6 cm, folded
    Weight 2.8 oz / 80 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.5 x 2.3 x 1.6"

    Steiner 2311 reviews

    8x22 Miniscope Monocular is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from 8x22 Miniscope I now own several 'miniaturized' optics of this genre - I enjoy a compact lightweight scope that can be carried easily and unobtrusively. This Steiner 8x22 meets expectations in as far as clarity and field of focuses very easily and stays extremely light and folds flat for storage. My biggest disappointment was in that the product write up describes this monocular as being focus-free past 13'. This is NOT the case - the focus wheel must be constantly manipulated as you view in varying ranges. Buyers should also be aware that the unit must be folded up for use - when flat it presents an upside down image. I had hoped to use it flat , but cannot. All that said - this monocular has good clarity and magnification , and overall is a very good value for the purchase price.
    Date published: 2015-12-01
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not as good as the old ones. I never thought that I would write a poor review for a Steiner product. I have one of the older Steiner monocular, the new ones are not the same quality. The clarity of the image is not as good and they are more difficult to bring into focus. I bought two for Christmas presents and returning them to B&H (RMA pending). No problems with B&H. They had the best price, free shipping, and shipped very fast. Great people to do business with.
    Date published: 2016-07-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Economical alternative to the Doctor Monocular Nice little monocular with surprisingly good optics. At one third the cost of the Doctor Monocular it is a good value. I would have given it 5 stars if it focused closer and was waterproof.
    Date published: 2017-01-22
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from seeing is believing Crystal clear optics Belt loop on case not too durable
    Date published: 2017-01-19
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice optics Its' compact, light, and fits n your pocket.
    Date published: 2016-04-05
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