Celestron 8x42 Nature DX Binocular

Celestron 8x42 Nature DX Binocular

Celestron 8x42 Nature DX Binocular

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Celestron 8x42 Nature DX Binocular

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Product Highlights

  • Phase-Corrected BaK-4 Roof Prisms
  • Fully Multicoated Optics
  • 59° Wide Angle Viewing
  • 6.5 ft Close Focusing Distance
  • Closed Bridge Configuration
  • Polycarbonate Housing
  • Center Focus Wheel
  • Nitrogen-Filled Fogproof/Waterproof
  • Twist-Up Rubber Eyecups
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The 8x42 Nature DX Binocular from Celestron is a weather-sealed optic designed for close to mid-range observations. This lightweight binocular weighs less than 2 lbs and is compact enough to fit in the side pocket of a daypack. In addition to the Nature DX series' streamlined form factor, this fixed-magnification binocular also features fully multicoated optics and phase-corrected BaK-4 prisms that render enhanced clarity and color fidelity. An immersive 59° apparent viewing angle and impressive 6.5 ft minimum focus distance complement the 8x42 lens system and help provide a user-friendly glassing experience. The Nature DX binocular has a nitrogen-filled polycarbonate housing that is built to withstand heavy rain and deliver fogproof performance, making this Celestron optic ready for a wide range of outdoor glassing activities.

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification, 42mm objectives
  • Fully multicoated optics
  • BaK-4 roof prisms with phase-corrective coating
  • 7.4° angle of view, 59° apparent viewing angle
  • 6.5 ft (2m) close focusing distance, 17.5mm eye relief
Use and Handling
  • Center focus wheel with ridges for improved grip
  • Twist-up eyecups with multiple position stops
  • 56-74mm interpupillary adjustment range
Construction Details
  • Nitrogen-filled housing for fogproof/waterproof performance
  • Polycarbonate construction
  • 22.2 oz (629g) weight
UPC: 050234713320
Prism Type Roof
Magnification 8.0x
Objective Lens Diameter 42mm
Angle of View 7.4° (actual)
Field of View 388.5' @ 1000 yd / 129.5 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 41.9' / 12.8 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.2 mm
Eye Relief 17.5 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment 8.7 - 11.5 mm / 22.0 - 29.1"
Dioptric Correction Not Specified by Manufacturer
Focus Type Center
Tripod Mount Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions 5.3 x 4.9 x 2.0" / 13.5 x 12.4 x 5.1 cm
Weight 22.2 oz / 629.4 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 6.5 x 3.1"
8x42 Nature DX Binocular is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 56.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from amazing budget binoculars These were an upgrade from some inexpensive pair of bushnell 10x50s. Wow! What an improvement! Despite minor dispersion around the image these produce an incredible view for the price. The field of view is substantial at 7.4 and the min focal distance of 6 feet makes birding at short ranges exciting. Focusing in on a bird that's body length away is quite stunning. I'd recommend these 100% to any serious birder on a budget. I'm also a glasses wearer and these are a pleasure to use even with my specs on. Check the review of these of Cornell Lab of Ornithology, too. You won't be disappointed with these 'nocs!
Date published: 2015-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent binoculars, even if they cost double the price! This is my first pair of upgraded binoculars beyond the 'cheapo' discount store type and I have to say I love them! I purchased them based on the suggestion of the Audubon Society for binoculars in their price class and have been completely happy with them. They are excellently constructed, the optics are outstanding, they focus quickly and easily, and just feel great in my hands. A friend that has a more expensive pair and when he checked these out stated they were superior to his. I've already ordered the 10x42 version to have in our other vehicle and to offer a different magnification for different viewing purposes. I highly recommend them.
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great binocular for the money! I recently purchased these binoculars based on many positive online reviews. I am really impressed with them due to the features offered, crystal clear optics, lightweight design and the great sale price. Focusing is just right - not to tight or too loose. Good long eye relief for eyeglass wearers and really close focus just add to the package. They are well-balanced in your hands for long periods of use and appear to be very well built. On top of that I got two day expedited free shipping from B&H!All in all I am very pleased with these Celestron bino's and hope to have them for many years to come.
Date published: 2014-12-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best bird watching for the price Mainly used for bird watching on the front porch, they are rugged and we leave them out unless we expect heavy weather. At this price we allow the grandchildren to use them too. My wife says the size is perfect and they fit her hand and come to the eye easily. We have spent more for lesser quality.
Date published: 2014-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesn't disappoint! I'm a novice birder and a birding friend told me about these glasses. She's says the group she birds with - and they are very seasoned birders - always recommend these to new group members. I generally have a hard time looking through binoculars, but with these I'm able to focus quickly and easily. The lenses gather a lot of light and focus easily on objects at close range as well as at a distance. And the price can't be beat. These certainly do NOT disappoint!
Date published: 2015-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very satisfied w/ these Bins I had read a review of these from a study at Cornell University and bought them w/o trying them in a store. No problems whatsoever. They feel great in my hands, very smooth focus, no problems with using them while wearing my glasses. They have greatly exceeded my expectations. Additionally they are a fantastic value.
Date published: 2014-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just try to find something better for the money Purchased these for my wife, she is always looking at birds, deer, chipmunks, squirrels, and othe assorted animals that visit our back yard. After doing the research and reading the reviews I choose these for her. They are far better then we expected. You can see the smallest details and with incredible clarity. They will even focus on items as near as 6.5 feet which I find amazing. Another cool feature is that if you wear eye glasses the eye pieces can be adjusted to better accommodate them. The focus dial is smooth and the overall build quality excellent. They are also water proof just in case you get caught in the rain. Get them ........you'll love them. And get them from the best....B&H.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great binoculars for birding These binoculars are small and compact, yet powerful enough for birding, hunting, etc. The image is clear and bright with an exit pupil of 5+mm. I did not give a 5-star rating because adjusting the inter-pupillary distance is cumbersome. I also found it difficult to use them with glasses.
Date published: 2016-05-01
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