Enjoy classic retro styling with the optical performance of modern materials and technology that define the limited edition Levenhuk 15x50 Heritage BASE Binoculars. Made in partnership with the Kazan Optical-Mechanical Plant, the Heritage line sports traditional Porro prisms built with Russian BK10 glass, fully multi-coated optics, a wide field of view, and a powerful magnification. All these features work together to present you with bright and clear high-contrast views, despite the high power, to give you an immersive observational experience. With thier powerful magnification and large objectives, this version of the Heritage BASE is specifically designed for long-range use from dawn through to dusk.
The Porro prism design creates a naturally ergonomic form factor that is comfortable to hold and evenly balanced, greatly reducing arm fatigue and increasing the viewing experience. Their aluminum chassis is light and durable, and the joints are sealed to keep moisture and dust out. The exterior armoring is textured to give them a slip-resistant grip. Levenhuk includes a soft carrying case, eyepiece caps, and a neck strap.
Whether you're into retro gear or need a nice pair of binoculars for general-purpose glassing, the Heritage BASE binoculars are the ideal addition to your gear kit.
- The 15x50 Heritage BASE binoculars are a limited edition numbered series with limited distribution
- Only 4000 pieces are being produced for world-wide sale
- Modeled on traditional field glasses, the Heritage BASE binoculars have the look and feel of vintage binoculars but are made with modern materials and optical technologies
- Designed by Levenhuk in cooperation with the Kazan Optical-Mechanical Plant, which provides optical observation instruments for the Russian Army
- Powerful 15x magnification is optimized for long-range use to bring subjects in close for detailed observation and identification
- Large 50mm objectives boost light-gathering capabilities, extending its use into the pre-dawn and dusk hours, while keeping the view bright despite viewing small objects at extremely long range
- Traditional Porro prism light path provides a rich depth of field
- Russian BK10 glass has refractive index and transmission properties similar to the more common BK7
- Anti-reflection fully multi-coated optical surfaces maximize light transmission with improved color, clarity, and contrast
- Ultra-wide 69° apparent angle of view provides a spacious view to minimize the appearance of distracting hand shake common when holding high-power optics
- 244-foot field of view at 1000 yards
Use and Handling
- Textured center focusing wheel is easy to manipulate with either hand
- ±3 right eye dioptric correction ensures tack-sharp focusing for most people
- 56-74mm interpupillary distance range enables easy use by most people
- Naturally ergonomic form factor is comfortable and balanced in the hand
- Lightweight and durable aluminum-alloy chassis
- Textured exterior armoring provides a slip-resistant grip
- Chassis is sealed to keep moisture and dust from getting inside
- Broad -40 to 122°F (-40 to 50°C) operating temperature range