Vixen Optics 8x50 Foresta DCF Binocular

BH #VI8X50DCFF • MFR #14517
Vixen Optics
Vixen Optics 8x50 Foresta DCF Binocular
Key Features
  • BAK4 Roof Prisms
  • Fully Multicoated Optics
  • 45° Apparent Viewing Angle
  • Waterproof Construction
The 8x50 Foresta DCF Binocular from Vixen Optics has an open-bridge design and a fully multicoated optical path with BAK4 prism glass. This combination of features, in addition to a water-sealed housing, delivers the reliability and ergonomic handling that nature enthusiasts need during a long day in the field. Complementing the crisp images transmitted by the Foresta DCF optics, a remarkable 22mm eye relief and large 6.3mm exit pupil make this 8x50 model ready for almost any viewing task. For those long-duration sessions during migration season, a built-in tripod adapter mounting socket gives birders the option of stabilized hands-free glassing with a tripod. The Foresta DCF comes with a carrying case, flip-down objective covers, rainguard, and Vixen's lifetime warranty.
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Vixen Optics 8x50 Foresta DCF Binocular

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Vixen Optics 14517 Overview

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

The 8x50 Foresta DCF Binocular from Vixen Optics has an open-bridge design and a fully multicoated optical path with BAK4 prism glass. This combination of features, in addition to a water-sealed housing, delivers the reliability and ergonomic handling that nature enthusiasts need during a long day in the field. Complementing the crisp images transmitted by the Foresta DCF optics, a remarkable 22mm eye relief and large 6.3mm exit pupil make this 8x50 model ready for almost any viewing task. For those long-duration sessions during migration season, a built-in tripod adapter mounting socket gives birders the option of stabilized hands-free glassing with a tripod. The Foresta DCF comes with a carrying case, flip-down objective covers, rainguard, and Vixen's lifetime warranty.

Optical Performance

  • Magnification: 8x
  • Objective lenses: 50mm diameter
  • Compact BAK4 roof prism glass renders enhanced image clarity
  • Anti-reflective fully multicoated optics reduces glare and improves contrast and resoluton
  • Apparent viewing angle: 45°

Use and Handling

  • Center focus wheel
  • Twist-up eye cups and long eye relief are comfortable for eyeglass-wearers
  • Tripod adapter mounting socket
  • 22mm eye relief provides a generous viewing distance
  • 6.3mm exit pupil provides enhanced low-light viewing comfort

Construction Details

  • O-ring sealing for waterproof performance
  • Open-bridge design is easy to grip and well-balanced
  • Flip-down objective covers
  • Weight: 27.2 oz
UPC: 811971016460

Vixen Optics 14517 Specs

Prism TypeRoof
Performance
Magnification8x
Objective Lens Diameter50 mm
Angle of View5.6° (Actual)
Field of View294' @ 1000 yd / 98 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance89.9' / 27.4 m
Exit Pupil Diameter6.3 mm
Eye Relief22 mm
Diopter AdjustmentYes
Focus TypeCenter
Features
Water ResistanceWaterproof
General
Weight27.2 oz / 771.1 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.1 x 8 x 3"
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