Vixen Optics Ascot Super Wide 10x50 Binocular

Vixen Optics Ascot Super Wide 10x50 Binocular

Vixen Optics Ascot Super Wide 10x50 Binocular

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Vixen Optics Ascot Super Wide 10x50 Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • BAK4 Porro Prisms
  • Wide Angle FOV
  • Multicoated Optics
  • Tripod Adaptable
  • Center Focus
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Whether you're lying on your back stargazing or scanning the horizon for the elusive Lord God Bird, the Ascot Super Wide 10x50 binocular from Vixen will astound, amaze, and delight. Its startlingly wide field of view is virtually unchallenged in the world of sport optics; with an apparent field of 85°, viewers will feel immersed in the scene like never before. This Ascot's optical system relies on high-quality BAK4 porro prisms and multicoated lenses for superior viewing, enhanced clarity, and vivid colors.

BAK4 porro prisms provide enhanced clarity
Multicoated optics for enhanced light transmission, excellent color, maximum sharpness
Tripod adaptable for comfortable long-term viewing - standard 1/4"-20 mount
Centered focus knob is intuitive to use, and very accurate
Prism Type Porro
Magnification 10x
Objective Lens Diameter 50 mm
Angle of View 8.5° (actual)
Field of View 446.2' @ 1000 yd / 148.7 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 120.7' / 36.8 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.0 mm
Eye Relief 7.0 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dioptric Correction Not Specified by Manufacturer
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Yes (Adapter Optional)
Dimensions 7.0 x 6.0 x 3.0" / 17.8 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm
Weight 2.0 lb / .9 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 8.1 x 3.7"
Ascot Super Wide 10x50 Binocular is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FOR ASTRONOMY First, this is sold by Vixen, but made in China (PRC). It is ideal for astronomy because: wide field (8.5 degrees cf to usual 5 - 6 degrees) to pick up those elusive objects; adequate aperture (50 mm) for the faint fuzzies, but not so big as to be too heavy to hold; the right magnification (10x) for astronomical use; Porro prisms and BAK4 glass, the better choice. Excellent deal and the price is great too.
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from quick and reliable shipment Operational description is skimpy. Very little specifications. At 2 lb weight , it is hard to keep it steady.
Date published: 2012-03-26
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