Swarovski 8.5x42 EL Binoculars

BH #SW85X42ELGR • MFR #37008
Swarovski 8.5x42 EL Binoculars
Key Features
  • Fluoride Glass Objective Lenses
  • Phase-Corrected Roof Prisms
  • Complete SWAROVISION Optical System
  • Field-Flattener Lens System
Developed to give hunters and birders a slightly higher magnification over standard 8x optics while preserving a wide-angle field of view, long eye relief, and limiting visible hand-shake common in higher power glasses, Swarovski's 8.5x42 EL Binoculars feature a high-transmission optical path, legendary Swarovski optical coatings, and a weather-sealed magnesium-alloy housing that delivers exceptional performance with the ability to withstand extreme conditions.
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Swarovski EL 8.5x42 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Performance
  • 3SWAROVISION Details
  • 4Use and Handling
  • 5Construction

Developed to give hunters and birders a slightly higher magnification over standard 8x optics while preserving a wide-angle field of view, long eye relief, and limiting visible hand-shake common in higher power glasses, Swarovski's 8.5x42 EL Binoculars feature a high-transmission optical path, legendary Swarovski optical coatings, and a weather-sealed magnesium-alloy housing that delivers exceptional performance with the ability to withstand extreme conditions.

Optical Performance
  • Atypical 8.5x magnification provides a slightly higher-than-normal magnification without sacrificing field of view, eye relief, or exit pupil—ensuring maximum comfort and versatility
  • 42mm objective lenses keep the overall form factor small while offering the low-light performance required for hunting, birding, and observing wildlife when many animals are most active
  • Compact roof prism optical path ensures the optical tubes are thin for easier handling
  • Proprietary SWAROVISION optical system ensures clear views with rich detail, crisp contrast, and accurate color fidelity
  • SWAROCLEAN non-stick coatings make cleaning dirt, dust, sap, moisture, and fingerprints from lens surfaces easy and fast
  • Wide 60° apparent angle of view presents an immersive observational experience without the need to move your head from side to side to take in the whole scene before you
  • Spacious 399-foot field of view at 1000 yards
SWAROVISION Details
  • Fluoride glass virtually eliminates chromatic aberration for improved color rendition, resolution, and contrast
  • Field-flattener lenses improve edge sharpness and lower the distortion
  • Phase-correcting coatings further improve color and contrast
  • SWARODUR outer coating on optics helps to prevent scratches and abrasions
  • SWAROBRIGHT coatings provide enhanced contrast, brightness, and color fidelity
  • SWAROTOP coatings on lenses and prisms reduce light reflection to improve brightness and contrast
Use and Handling
  • Open-bridge, dual-hinge configuration provides additional gripping surface area for better handling
  • Large slip-resistant center focusing wheel is easy to manipulate in cold and wet weather, or while wearing gloves
  • Rapid focusing mechanism allows you to transition from near and far subjects with a quick movement
  • ±5 right-eye dioptric correction range enables users to compensate for individual optical prescriptions for tack-sharp images
  • Diopter adjustment integrated into the focusing knob locks into the setting and prevents accidental adjustment
  • Hypoallergenic twist-up eyecups for comfortable use with or without eyewear
  • Wide 56-74mm interpupillary adjustment range allows easy use for a wide variety of people
  • Exceptional 20mm eye relief ensures comfortable use with reduced eye strain, especially during long glassing sessions
  • 4.9mm exit pupil will completely cover pupils when they are open and fully dilated in low light to ensure the entire scene stays in view without vignetting
Construction
  • Bridge design helps to reduce overall weight without sacrificing strength or stability
  • Lightweight and durable magnesium-alloy chassis
  • Green rubber armor protects against drops and impacts while providing slip-resistant grip
  • Wraparound grips and ergonomic thumb rests for comfortable long-duration observation
  • Nitrogen filled for fogproof performance, especially when moving through extreme temperature changes and environmental conditions
  • O-ring sealed to be submersible to 13'
  • Tethered objective lens covers and soft rubber ocular rainguard reduce risk of loss
  • Broad -13 to 131°F operating temperature range
  • Weighs 29.5 ounces
UPC: 708026370083

Swarovski EL 8.5x42 Specs

Key Specs
Prism Type
Roof
Magnification
8.5x
Objective Lens Diameter
42 mm
Angle of View
7.6° (Actual)
Field of View
399' @ 1000 yd / 133 m @ 1000 m
Exit Pupil Diameter
4.9 mm
Performance
Magnification
8.5x
Objective Lens Diameter
42 mm
Angle of View
7.6° (Actual)
Field of View
399' @ 1000 yd / 133 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance
10.8' / 3.3 m
Exit Pupil Diameter
4.9 mm
Eye Relief
20 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment
56 to 74 mm / 2.2 to 2.9"
Diopter Adjustment
-5 to +5
Focus Type
Center
Features
Fogproof
Yes, Nitrogen Filled
Environmental Protection
Water-Resistant (IPX7) 
General
Dimensions
6.3 x 5.2 x 2.4" / 16 x 13.2 x 6.1 cm
Weight
29.5 oz / 836 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
4.22 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.6 x 10 x 3.7"

Swarovski EL 8.5x42 Reviews

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What type of prism BAK4 or BK7?

What type of prism BAK4 or BK7?
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Date published: 2023-09-06

Is a carrying bag included like on the swarovski ...

Is a carrying bag included like on the swarovski website?
Asked by: Adam
Yes, but there are complaints from owners about the quality of the bag. Read 4 star reviews.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2023-09-21
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