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The Helios Lightwing HR roof prism models are bright new stars in the Helios roof prism range which will satisfy even the most discerning user. These premium ED models incorporate exotic Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass in their construction for enhanced colour fidelity. They are extremely competent instruments providing high-levels of optical performance for both birdwatching, general observing and astronomy whilst offering incredible value. The body is constructed from lightweight but robust magnesium alloy and is covered in stylish green protective rubber armouring. All models feature high-index BaK-4 prisms which are both Phase and Silver Di-Electric coated. Optics are Fully Broadband Multi-Coated with premium extra high-transmission Coatings. These special features combine to provide a light transmission throughput exceeding 90%!! Images delivered are crisp and sharp, with excellent resolution, contrast, brightness and depth of field, with natural levels of colour. The field of view is generously wide with good edge definition. A tripod adaptor bush means these binoculars can easily be mounted on any standard photo type tripod with an L Adaptor (sold separately).
Near focus capability of all models is a highly respectable 2M. Waterproof (30 mins at 1M depth) and nitrogen filled for clear, fog-free operation. Twist-up, 3 position eyecups with metal sub-structure. Suitable for spectacle wearers. Knurled metal, easy-grip focusing knob with about 1.5 turns from closest focus distance to infinity . Integral tripod bush. Supplied with quality neck strap, eyepiece rainguard, objective lens caps and soft case.Specification 8x42ED Magnification 8x Object Lens Diameter 42mm Field of view 8.1 degrees Actual Field of View 141m @ 1000m Nearest Focus Distance 2m Eye Relief 17.2mm Weight 710g
Perfect for birdwatching My wife and I recently started birdwatching and I bought her a pair of these binoculars for her birthday. We have tried other birdwatchers’ binoculars which cost far more than these but we are more than happy with the Lightwings. They are beautifully made, light and crystal- clear. (02/06/2018) John Bracknall - Yorkshire
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