Carson 8x42 JK Close-Up Binocular

Carson 8x42 JK Close-Up Binocular

Carson 8x42 JK Close-Up Binocular

B&H # CA8X42JKCU MFR # JK-842
Carson 8x42 JK Close-Up Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • Waterproof & Fogproof
  • Roof Prism
  • 6.1° Angle of View

Carson JK-842 overview

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The Carson JK 8x42 Close-Up Binocular is part of their JK series, which are fully multicoated units at an attractive price.

The 8x42 Close-Up has helicoid-style eyecups with three positions to suit nearly anyone's eyeglasses, with an impressive 22mm of eye relief.  The housing has an attractive green rubber armor and horizontal slotted strap eyelets.

The unit is also lighter than the average waterproofed model.

Extreme close focusing capacity
Integrated dioptric correction
Fully multicoated lenses
Speedy center focus dial
Nitrogen purged waterproof & fogproof performance
Three-position twist-up style eyecups

Carson JK-842 specs

Prism Type Roof
Magnification 8  x
Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
Angle of View 6.1° (Actual)
Field of View 320.2' @ 1000 yd / 106.7 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 32.3' / 9.8 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.2 mm
Eye Relief 22 mm
Focus Type Center
Dimensions 5.0 x 2.0 x 5.8" / 12.7 x 5.1 x 14.7 cm
Weight 21.45 oz / 608.11 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 7.0 x 3.5"

Carson JK-842 reviews

8x42 JK Close-Up Binocular is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great affordable binocs Recommended by sales rep at B&H. I really enjoy the optics and find that they allow my narrow and deep set eyes to use them very well. The eye relief is a long 22 mm. They can focus close up (5ft), which can be useful for backyard birding. No word on reliability yet, but so far so good.
Date published: 2016-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great binoculars Very happy with my purchase at b and h. The binoculars fit my needs and wallet perfectly. The salesperson was very knowledgeable and helpful.
Date published: 2014-08-03
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