Olympus 8x40 Explorer S Binoculars (Black)

BH #OL8X40SB • MFR #V501022BU000
Olympus 8x40 Explorer S Binoculars (Black)
Key Features
  • Traditional Porro Prisms
  • Anti-Reflection Coated Optics
  • Wide 60° Apparent View Angle
  • Slip-Resistant Rubber Armor
The Olympus 8x40 Explorer S Binoculars feature a 60° wide-angle of view that offers an immersive viewing experience in the woods, at the stadium, or on your porch. Their traditional Porro prisms and anti-reflection coated optics maximize the light entering the 40mm objectives to produce bright and clear images with a rich depth of field. A knurled center focus wheel and an elastic polymer armored grip assist handling and give the viewer precise control of the optic, while fold-down eyecups provide comfortable use with or without eyewear.
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Olympus Explorer S Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Performance
  • 3Use and Handling
  • 4Construction Details

The Olympus 8x40 Explorer S Binoculars feature a 60° wide-angle of view that offers an immersive viewing experience in the woods, at the stadium, or on your porch. Their traditional Porro prisms and anti-reflection coated optics maximize the light entering the 40mm objectives to produce bright and clear images with a rich depth of field. A knurled center focus wheel and an elastic polymer armored grip assist handling and give the viewer precise control of the optic, while fold-down eyecups provide comfortable use with or without eyewear.

Optical Performance

  • Comfortable 8x power magnifies the view while preserving the wide exit pupil and generous field of view
  • 40mm objective lenses boost low-light capability without adding excessive weight and heft
  • Traditional Porro prism optical path produces a rich depth of field with true stereoscopic vision for a more "3D" viewing experience
  • 5-element/3-group lens design helps to reduce fringing and distortion, making views appear sharp and flat with little edge curvature
  • Anti-reflection coated optics improve light transmission, contrast, and color rendition
  • Wide 60° apparent angle of view reduces the need to move your head side-to-side, so you see more of the scene in front of you
  • 431-foot field of view at 1000 yards

Use and Handling

  • Large textured slip-resistant center focusing wheel is easy to manipulate, even when wearing gloves
  • 60-70mm interpupillary distance adjustment range
  • Fold-down rubber eyecups for comfortable use with or without eyewear
  • 12mm eye relief
  • Wide 5mm exit pupil ensures coverage of pupils when dilated in low light

Construction Details

  • Porro prism design produces a naturally ergonomic form factor that is center-weighted for better balance and control with a comfortable feel in the hand
  • Elastic polymer armor provides a slip-resistant grip
  • Caps, case, and strap included
  • Weight 25.2 ounces
UPC: 050332192775

Olympus Explorer S Specs

Prism TypePorro
Performance
Magnification8x
Objective Lens Diameter40 mm
Angle of View8.2° (Actual)
Field of View430.7' @ 1000 yd / 143 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance13.1' / 4 m
Exit Pupil Diameter5 mm
Eye Relief12 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment60 to 70 mm / 2.4 to 2.8"
Focus TypeCenter
Features
Water ResistanceNone
General
Dimensions7.2 x 5.6 x 2.4" / 183 x 142 x 60 mm
Weight25.2 oz / 715 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.7 x 6.3 x 3.1"
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