Carson 8x42 RD Binocular

Carson 8x42 RD Binocular

Carson 8x42 RD Binocular

B&H # CA8X42RDOBB MFR # RD-842
Carson 8x42 RD Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • BAK4 Roof Prisms
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Nitrogen-Filled, Water and Fogproof
  • Open-Bridge/Dual-Hinge Configuration
  • Aluminum Alloy Chassis
  • Large Center Focusing Wheel
  • Tripod Mountable with Optional Adapter
  • Twist-Up Rubber Eyecups
  • Weight: 22.3 Ounces
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Carson RD-842 overview

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Carson's 8x42 RD Binocular combines a moderate magnification with an ergonomic chassis to produce an optic that is an ideal choice for the trail, range, stadium, or boat. BAK4 glass roof prisms and fully multi-coated optics maximize light transmission through the light path for accurate color rendition; and improved clarity, contrast, and brightness. This optical performance, when added to the mid-range power and a generous field of view, produces an immersive observational experience with drastically reduced appearance of visible hand-shake or the disorientation caused by pitching or rolling decks when glassing on the water using high-power optics.

The RD is engineered with an open-bridge and dual-hinge, which reduce weight and provide more gripping surface area, without sacrificing strength or stability. To withstand the rigors of the outdoors, the optical tubes are nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed to be waterproof and resistant to internal fogging when moving through extreme temperature changes. Its lightweight aluminum alloy chassis is wrapped in a green rubber armor that not only protects it from impacts, but provides a slip-resistant grip. For long observation sessions or hands-free use, the RD is tripod mountable when used with optional adapters.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 42mm objective lenses
  • Compact roof prism
  • High-density BAK4 glass reduces internal light diffraction for improved clarity and contrast
  • Anti-reflection fully multi-coated optics improve light transmission, color rendition, image brightness, and overall contrast
  • 320' field of view at 1000 yards
Use and Handling
  • Open-bridge/dual-hinge configuration
  • Large textured center focus wheel is easy to manipulate — even while wearing gloves
  • Right-eye dioptric correction
  • Twist-up rubber eyecups for comfortable use with or without eyewear
  • Tripod mountable with optional adapter
  • Comfortable 17mm eye relief
  • Wide 5.25mm exit pupil
Construction Details
  • Bridge design reduces weight without sacrificing strength, while providing more surface area to improve grip strength
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum alloy chassis
  • Nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed to be waterproof and resistant to internal fogging when moving through extreme temperature changes
  • Green rubber armor protects from impacts and provides a slip-resistant grip
  • Weight: 22.3 ounces
UPC: 750668012364

Carson RD-842 specs

Prism Type Roof
Magnification 8x
Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
Angle of View 7.1° (Actual)
Field of View 372.7' @ 1000 yd / 124.2 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 9.8' / 3 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.25 mm
Eye Relief 17.0 mm
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
Dimensions 5.7 x 5.3" / 14.5 x 13.4 cm
Weight 22.3 oz / 632 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.1 x 7.0 x 3.3"

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