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Forum: Canon Today, 01:42
Replies: 82
Views: 6,975
Posted By maico
The curious thing is the eyecups on the 12x36 III...

The curious thing is the eyecups on the 12x36 III actually measure slightly narrower than my Leica Trinovid 10x42. Canon though, have gone back to the elephantine eyecups for their new models...
Forum: Canon Wednesday 13th December 2017, 12:51
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By maico
I think it means horizontal panning. See Canon...

I think it means horizontal panning. See Canon lenses with 2 IS modes
Forum: Canon Friday 8th December 2017, 21:45
Replies: 189
Views: 43,471
Posted By maico
The 18x50 IS is a good price at B&H at the moment...

The 18x50 IS is a good price at B&H at the moment $999. Speculation will start it's going to be discontinued but it's probably Canon clearing stock again...
Forum: Canon Monday 4th December 2017, 23:23
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By maico
An exit pupil of only 2.28mm and no ultra low...

An exit pupil of only 2.28mm and no ultra low dispersion glass to help transmission rates sounds like a horribly dim view...?

A post here shows the size next to the 10x42 L IS...
Forum: Canon Monday 4th December 2017, 22:47
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By maico
I read some early posts on the 10x42 that said...

I read some early posts on the 10x42 that said the edges of the circuit boards were visibly frayed. On the current models the boards are covered up. In general, the interior is tidy with no bright...
Forum: Canon Monday 4th December 2017, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By maico
Size comparison vintage Canon 8x30, Trinovid...

Size comparison vintage Canon 8x30, Trinovid 10x42 and Canon 12x36 Mk.III
The Leica weigh 200g more than the Canons
Forum: Canon Monday 4th December 2017, 22:08
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By maico
Canon 12x36 III vs 10x42 L IS Review

I had a chance to compare these for 3 days under various conditions and these are my somewhat subjective findings given the 12x36 III are half the price. Both were made this year and new in box when...
Forum: Canon Monday 4th December 2017, 11:04
Replies: 82
Views: 6,975
Posted By maico
There are some pics of the 20x60 disassembled...

There are some pics of the 20x60 disassembled here
http://www.paullknight.com/2015/10/04/notes-on-zeiss-20x60s-stabilized-binoculars/
Forum: Canon Thursday 30th November 2017, 00:01
Replies: 82
Views: 6,975
Posted By maico
Stop the video at 0.51 min. The eyecups seem to...

Stop the video at 0.51 min. The eyecups seem to be torture for north European faces ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUChjHi9XDk
Forum: Canon Wednesday 29th November 2017, 23:16
Replies: 82
Views: 6,975
Posted By maico
The Fuji version of the 14x40 seems good value in...

The Fuji version of the 14x40 seems good value in the States @ $999 with pelican case. Designed for viewing off moving platforms like boats or helicopters with it's 5 degree gimbal system, but a bit...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th November 2017, 23:01
Replies: 24
Views: 1,118
Posted By maico
Joe Dunton cameras was the other large one, and...

Joe Dunton cameras was the other large one, and favoured by Stanley Kubrick and a host of Oscar winning DOP's. I used to work there. Latter renamed Panavision UK.
Forum: Canon Wednesday 29th November 2017, 22:46
Replies: 82
Views: 6,975
Posted By maico
I'm going to take a punt here and say VAP has had...

I'm going to take a punt here and say VAP has had it's day. Current shift lens systems react faster. VAP systems take a fraction of a second to get back critical focus if moved IMHO.
I'll know more...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th November 2017, 21:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,118
Posted By maico
In the era your talking about I'm pretty sure...

In the era your talking about I'm pretty sure Samuelson Film Services had the best optical bench. They had a complete stranglehold on movie rental equipment in the UK which is built and maintained to...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th November 2017, 21:09
Replies: 30
Views: 1,220
Posted By maico
Funnily enough I was watching this last night on...

Funnily enough I was watching this last night on the Kodi Player. A great free resource to find obscure TV
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118641/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 29th November 2017, 21:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,220
Posted By maico
Here you go...

Here you go https://www.britannica.com/topic/plebeian
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 13:57
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By maico
Their Twitter account is an interesting read (use...

Their Twitter account is an interesting read (use the translate function under each post).

In September they sold 300 military binos to Saudi Arabia.

https://twitter.com/katsuma_optical

Multi...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 13:28
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By maico
Sounds like Leica managed to swindle the Dutch...

Sounds like Leica managed to swindle the Dutch Government !
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd November 2017, 13:18
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By maico
According to the Katsuma website the 6x30 IF...

According to the Katsuma website the 6x30 IF rubber without reticle is 21,000 yen (160 euro) ex. tax

The 7x50 without rubber is only 170 euro
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 19:47
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By maico
Katsuma...

Katsuma English


http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.katsuma-optical.com%2Fitem.html
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 21st November 2017, 01:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By maico
Please post a url

Please post a url
Forum: Swarovski Monday 20th November 2017, 12:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By maico
Some errors on that website, for example when...

Some errors on that website, for example when talking about the EL

"field flattener lenses made with fluoride"
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th November 2017, 22:18
Replies: 93
Views: 4,541
Posted By maico
Are you talking about this model made for 6 years...

Are you talking about this model made for 6 years 1994-2000 ?

https://www.allbinos.com/1687-Carl_Zeiss_Design_Selection_10x56_B_T*-binoculars_specifications.html
Forum: Bushnell - Bausch & Lomb Friday 17th November 2017, 17:00
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By maico
HMRC is Her Majesties Revenue and Customs, the...

HMRC is Her Majesties Revenue and Customs, the taxman...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 17th November 2017, 15:04
Replies: 93
Views: 4,541
Posted By maico
If you look at the teardown pictures of the top...

If you look at the teardown pictures of the top of the range Canon and Nikon cameras the main frames and mirror box/lens mounting points have always been magnesium as have the covers. Click to...
Forum: Pentax Friday 17th November 2017, 13:38
Replies: 33
Views: 7,791
Posted By maico
That spec. sheet appears to be dated march 1973.

That spec. sheet appears to be dated march 1973.
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