Opticron 8x42 DBA VHD+ Binocular

Opticron 8x42 DBA VHD+ Binocular

Opticron 8x42 DBA VHD+ Binocular

B&H # OP8X42IDBAB MFR # 30693
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Product Highlights

  • Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Objectives
  • Phase-Corrected Roof Prisms
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Field-Flattener Lens System
  • Nitrogen-Filled, Waterproof & Fogproof
  • Open-Bridge Configuration
  • Center Focusing Wheel
  • Tripod Mountable with Optional Adapter
  • Twist-Up Click-Stop Eyecups
  • Made in Japan
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Opticron's black 8x42 DBA VHD+ Binocular balances optical performance with rugged construction details to create a versatile binocular that is as at home in the stadium as it is in the woods or on the boat. It features the proprietary VHD+ optical system that combines extra-low dispersion (ED) glass, phase-corrected prisms with Oasis prism coating, anti-reflection fully multi-coated optics, and a field-flattener lens system to produce bright, high-contrast images with neutral color fidelity and virtually zero distortion across the entire field of view. Employing the iconic combination of 8x magnification and 42mm objectives keeps the bulk down so it is comfortable to carry in a pack or around the neck while offering an immersive field of view and competent low-light performance.

The binocular is designed with an open-bridge dual-hinge configuration that helps to reduce weight without sacrificing strength, while offering a more secure grip by allowing your fingers to wrap around the optical tubes. To withstand the elements, the housing is nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed for waterproof and fogproof performance in even the most extreme weather. Black rubber armoring provides protection from drops and impacts, as well as adding to its slip-resistant grip. For long-duration glassing sessions, the DBA VHD+ has a concealed tripod adapter mount to attach it to a stable support system.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 42mm objective lenses
  • Compact roof prism design
  • Proprietary S-H type anti-reflection fully multi-coated optics maximizes light transmission
  • Oasis coated phase-corrected prism for enhanced contrast and neutral color fidelity
  • Field-flattener lens system reduces spherical aberrations for edge-to-edge distortion-free views
  • 366' field of view at 1000 yd
Use and Handling
  • Over-sized center focus wheel with central diopter adjuster
  • 500°-turn smooth action focusing
  • Twist-up click-stop rubber eyecups for use with or without eyeglasses
  • Long 22mm eye relief
  • Comfortable 5.3mm exit pupil
  • Tripod mountable with optional adapter
Construction Details
  • Nitrogen-filled for waterproof and fogproof performance
  • Open-bridge dual-hinge configuration reduces weight and provides more surface area for your hand
  • Black rubberized armor offers impact resistance and a non-slip grip
  • Weight: 24.6 ounces
Prism Type Roof
Magnification 8x
Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
Angle of View 7.0° (actual)
Field of View 366.00' @ 1000 yd / 121.51 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 8.2' / 2.5 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.25 mm
Eye Relief 22.0 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment 56.0 - 74.0 mm / 2.2 - 2.9"
Dioptric Correction Not Specified by Manufacturer
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
Dimensions 5.7 x 5.0" / 14.5 x 12.6 cm
Weight 24.55 oz / 696 g
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