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Binoculars are not just for seeing things far away

Advantages: Focus down to .5 metres, Rugged, beautiful, excellent optics, light
Disadvantages: The case doesn't attach to the strap

Simply the best Xmas present we have ever had. The Papilio is very well built and cleverly designed. The image quality is superb. The USP is the ability to focus down to .5 metres. Never understood why it would be important until we went on a guided F ...

mike.speer 05.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Pentax 8,5 X 21 Papilio

I can see clearly now!

Advantages: Crisp, clear image and wonderful image stabiliser.
Disadvantages: Expensive and could be waterproofed.

Canon are famed for the quality of their optical equipment and rightly so. I bought these smart binoculars for my Mum over 15 years ago for her 70th birthday. An avid birdwatcher, 10 X 30 are ideal for this purpose and the image stabiliser function which ...

splishsplash 11.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Canon 10X30 IS

Canon 12x36 IS II Image Stabilising Binoculars: Awesome

Advantages: Greatly improves the quality of observation
Disadvantages: A touch heavy, and a bit unattractive, (only matters if you are a poseur).

Canon Image Stabilising Binos: 12x30 Image Stabilising binoculars. For general hand-held use 10 x magnification is about right, because the natural movement of the observer is emphasised by the instrument, and things can get shaky, especially on a windy ...

JDavidJ 18.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon 12X36 IS II

Olympus 8X25 WP I My Adult Toy

Advantages: Clear pictures, water proof, fog proof, mold proof, Light weight
Disadvantages: May take a while to get used to using

Ever since I was a child I have loved binoculars. There is something childlike about them. I love the way you can zoom into something far away and see it as though it is close up. It's like having a toy that you love playing with. However, my childhood bi ...

Mickie26 08.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Olympus 8X25 WP I

Olympus 8X25 WP I

Advantages: Image adjustments to give great view, waterproof, adjustable eye-relief
Disadvantages: fixed magnification, average build and design quality

Binoculars are mainly used by bird watchers as to get a closer look at them. Many people also use binoculars for occasions such as holidays where they travel to destinations of natural beauty. Using a binocular enables them to see the scenic beauty from ...

yassarikhan786 27.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Olympus 8X25 WP I