|7×35 – “The Standard” Excellent all-around binocular for travel, hunting and sports. Ideal for a wide range of viewing. Comfortable size and weight. Great binoculars for a closer look at those unexpected sights. Optimum balance of magnification, brightness and field of view. Available in wide angle and with Bushnell’s patented InstaFocusO focusing system.
7x5O – For Low Light Viewing See more when the sun grows dim. Brighter viewing for night surveillance, overcast skies and marine/off -shore use. Up to 43% more light gathering power than a standard binocular. Wide selection of sizes and configurations to satisfy most users. IOx5O – More Power Get ten times closer. Delivers the greatest magnification practical for hand held viewing. High light gathering (objective) lenses deliver needed brightness. Here’s your chance to see long distance detail with a crisp, clear view.
Making the Right Choice
|Intended Use||Recommended Models|
|Stadium Sports|| 4x2l, 7×32 Extra-Extra Wide Angle (best for full-field viewing), 7×35,8x4O. Any zoom or wide angle model (compacts would also be acceptable).
|Boating|| 7x5O (for best light gathering), 1Ox5O.Any waterproof or rubber armored models are preferred.
|Outdoor Concerts||4x2l, 7×32 Extra-Extra Wide Angle, 7×35, 7x5O, 8x4O. Any compact, zoom or wide angle model.|
|Outdoor/Nature||7×35 Wide Angle, 7×35, 7x5O, 8x4O. Any wide angle or wide angle zoom model.|
|7×35, 10x5b; 8×40, compacts or any wide angle model.|
||7x5O (for extra light gathering ability), 7×35, 8×3,0,,, 8x4O, 1 Ox5O, folding roof prism compacts or any rubber armored model. Camo or black versions are preferred.|
|| 7×26, 8×36, 8x4O, 7×35, 1 Ox4O, 1 Ox5O.
Binoculars with extended eye relief and close nearfocusing are preferred.
| 4x2l Extra-Extra Wide Angle. Any theatre glass, compact model or general sports glass.
|Low Light||7x5O, 1 Ox5b (for greatest light gathering),|
|Focus Systems InstaFocus® – A touch of the fingertip is all it takes to hold your subject in sharp focus. This special focusing mechanism was developed and patented by Bushnell to let you follow the action and switch to anothr subject instantly.
CENTER FOCUS – One knob moves both lenses for fine
INDIVIDUAL FOCUS – This system is unique to the Bushnell standard sized marine binocular line. Well suited for people with large vision differences between left and right eyes.
FOCUS FREE – Requires no focusing, the binocular’s range is pre-set.
Prism Systems Binoculars have left and right side barrels linked to each other by an axle. The two most frequently used prism systems are porro and roof.
PORRO PRISM binoculars are characterized by the eyepieces being offset from the objective lenses.
ROOF PRISM binoculars feature lenses positioned in line for a more compact design.