Celestron 8x42 Nature DX Binoculars

BH #CE8X42NDX • MFR #71332
Celestron 8x42 Nature DX Binoculars
Key Features
  • Phase-Corrected BAK-4 Roof Prisms
  • Fully Multicoated Optics
  • 59° Wide Angle Viewing
  • 6.5 ft Close Focusing Distance
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The 8x42 Nature DX Binoculars from Celestron are weather-sealed binoculars designed for close-to-midrange observations. These lightweight binoculars weigh less than 2 lb and are compact enough to fit in the side pocket of a daypack. In addition to the Nature DX binoculars' streamlined form factor, these fixed-magnification binoculars also feature 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 binoculars have a nitrogen-filled polycarbonate housing that is built to withstand heavy rain and deliver fogproof performance, making these Celestron binoculars ready for a wide range of outdoor glassing activities.
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Celestron 71332 Overview

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

The 8x42 Nature DX Binoculars from Celestron are weather-sealed binoculars designed for close-to-midrange observations. These lightweight binoculars weigh less than 2 lb and are compact enough to fit in the side pocket of a daypack. In addition to the Nature DX binoculars' streamlined form factor, these fixed-magnification binoculars also feature 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 binoculars have a nitrogen-filled polycarbonate housing that is built to withstand heavy rain and deliver fogproof performance, making these Celestron binoculars 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

Celestron 71332 Specs

Prism TypeRoof (BAK4)
Performance
Magnification8x
Objective Lens Diameter42 mm
Angle of View7.4° (Actual)
Field of View388.55' @ 1000 yd / 129 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance6.5' / 1.98 m
Exit Pupil Diameter5.25 mm
Eye Relief17.5 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment56 to 74 mm / 2.2 to 2.9"
Diopter AdjustmentYes
Focus TypeCenter
Features
FogproofYes, Nitrogen Filled
Water ResistanceWaterproof
General
Dimensions5.3 x 4.9 x 2" / 13.5 x 12.4 x 5.1 cm
Weight22.2 oz / 629.4 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.08 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.25 x 6.3 x 3.2"
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Why does it say "close-to-midrange observations"? Does it mean that it is not recommended for infinity focus (e.g. stars)?
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Do you need a tripod when using these?
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It depends on depth and duration. It would probably survive a very brief and shallow dunking. But unless they rate it for immersion, you have to assume water would enter.
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Does a carry case and strap come with the binoculars?
Asked by: Nancy L
Yes
Answered by: Ruth B.
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My eyes have different prescriptions. Does anyone know if the Celestron 8x42 Nature DX has a dioptric correction feature?
Asked by: barbara b.
Sorry I could not answer sooner....I was on an extended trip and my cell phone would not connect to this response box. Now that I am back on a regular pc, I can confirm that these binoculars, which I own, do have dioptric correction for the right eye piece.
Answered by: Michael S.
Date published: 2019-11-14

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Where are the binoculars made?
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They are made in China.
Answered by: RUSSELL M.
Date published: 2020-05-13

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How does the Celestron Lifetime Warranty compare to the Carson or Vortex No Questions... type warranty?
Asked by: Kenneth A.
The Celestron Warranty is a Limited Lifetime. So it only covers against defects. The No Questions asked warranty from Carson and Vortex cover against accidental damage, as well as Manufacturer Defects.
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Date published: 2020-12-14
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