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Forum: Nikon Thursday 8th February 2018, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By 14Goudvink
My experience mirrors yours. Besides the ability...

My experience mirrors yours.

Besides the ability to hold the 10x42 SE steady I really like the view. The combination of flat field and stereopsis is very attractive. Stray light/flare seems to be...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 8th February 2018, 10:41
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By 14Goudvink
I'm curious too, but don't have a late model...

I'm curious too, but don't have a late model 10x42 SE at hand. Do you see any difference in colour representation or brightness between your 8x32 SE and 10x42 SE?

My early 10x42 SE (000891) does...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 7th February 2018, 12:21
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By 14Goudvink
To give you a comparision: Jan Meijerink from...

To give you a comparision: Jan Meijerink from tvwg.nl (Vespobuteos first link) measured the effective eyerief of the Swaro SV 8x32 at 17 mm.

George
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 6th February 2018, 11:05
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By 14Goudvink
Maybe the Abbe Konig prisms, besides having more...

Maybe the Abbe Konig prisms, besides having more transmission, provide a different viewing experience compared to SP roofs? More plasticity perhaps?

George
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 6th February 2018, 10:51
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By 14Goudvink
For me the width of the SE and E2 helps to give...

For me the width of the SE and E2 helps to give me a good hand fit. Other porros (Swaro Habicht for example) less so. I don't know about the Nikon 7x35. Just as different types of roofs feel...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 3rd February 2018, 12:48
Replies: 69
Views: 3,259
Posted By 14Goudvink
Nope, just one cupboard... :king: When I buy new...

Nope, just one cupboard... :king:

When I buy new bins I sell some others. I can't afford to keep all of them and I am not a collector, just someone who takes a very, very long time to find out what...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 3rd February 2018, 10:07
Replies: 69
Views: 3,259
Posted By 14Goudvink
Bins I have used and use now (the last in the...

Bins I have used and use now (the last in the lists are my present bins):

Main bins:
8x30 porro (when I started birding at age 8, 10?)
Noblesse de Luxe 10x50 porro (more power is better! :-))
Vixen...
Forum: Leica Thursday 25th January 2018, 22:29
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By 14Goudvink
I knew I would get out of my depth :-) Thanks...

I knew I would get out of my depth :-)

Thanks for your helpful comments. I guess in the end it boils down to what you prefer: a bit of extra 'brightness' at low light or somewhat 'warmer' colours...
Forum: Leica Thursday 25th January 2018, 13:32
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By 14Goudvink
I gues that's exactly my point, Lee. According to...

I gues that's exactly my point, Lee. According to the transmission graphs the Noctovid is more colour neutral than the SV and SF, so in describing their colour rendition we should point out that the...
Forum: Leica Thursday 25th January 2018, 12:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By 14Goudvink
If I understand the transmission graphs correctly...

If I understand the transmission graphs correctly the 8x42 Noctovid is more colour neutral than the SV and SF in that the Noctovid loses less on the violet side of the spectrum than the SV and the SF...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 10:04
Replies: 331
Views: 35,404
Posted By 14Goudvink
In Dutch it says the new CL shows more colour...

In Dutch it says the new CL shows more colour fringes than the old one, so the scores in the chart are correct.
Forum: Leica Friday 19th January 2018, 20:52
Replies: 53
Views: 2,666
Posted By 14Goudvink
Even profound o:D

Even profound o:D
Forum: Leica Friday 19th January 2018, 09:56
Replies: 53
Views: 2,666
Posted By 14Goudvink
This is what Leica has to say about '3D' in their...

This is what Leica has to say about '3D' in their brochure 'Experience Observation':

"- images of incredible depth and plasticity thanks to perfectly harmonized combination of light transmission,...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 28th December 2017, 20:42
Replies: 38
Views: 2,479
Posted By 14Goudvink
Must have been an awful mess when the plantation...

Must have been an awful mess when the plantation came crashing through your ceiling... But now you have a shop-in-shop concept? o:D
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 27th December 2017, 10:03
Replies: 38
Views: 2,479
Posted By 14Goudvink
You also do coffee for your customers, don't you?...

You also do coffee for your customers, don't you? ;)
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 26th December 2017, 14:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,479
Posted By 14Goudvink
Another vote for the EII. Besides the factors...

Another vote for the EII.

Besides the factors already mentioned maybe the shortish eye-relief of the EII has something to do with its 'immersiveness' too?

And its curved field? Often the bird in...
Forum: Leica Thursday 21st December 2017, 10:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By 14Goudvink
Nixtedermus, The review is not by me (wish it...

Nixtedermus,

The review is not by me (wish it was), but by a fellow countryman Jan Meijerink. His email address is mentioned at the bottom of the article. Just leave out DITNIET to get a correct...
Forum: Leica Wednesday 20th December 2017, 13:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By 14Goudvink
Review Trinovid HD and Noctivid

See:
http://www.tvwg.nl/testrapporten/kijkers/Leica_Trinovid_Noctivid.shtml

Compared to 10x42 SV and SF.
Forum: Leica Wednesday 13th December 2017, 20:08
Replies: 28
Views: 1,757
Posted By 14Goudvink
In the Leica brochure 'Experience Observation' it...

In the Leica brochure 'Experience Observation' it says that all Leica Trinovid HD's have Aqua Dura coatings.
Forum: Leica Tuesday 12th December 2017, 20:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,757
Posted By 14Goudvink
I can imagine you wouldn't want to sell an old...

I can imagine you wouldn't want to sell an old friend. It should be possilbe to buy a used Ultravid 8x32 HD (non plus) for less than a new 8x30 CL though.

Trinovid 7x35 sounds very nice and a 10x42...
Forum: Leica Tuesday 12th December 2017, 10:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,757
Posted By 14Goudvink
Buy a set of 8x32 Ultravid (new or used) and sell...

Buy a set of 8x32 Ultravid (new or used) and sell the BN when it comes back? The 8x32 Ultravid has better coatings than the BN and is as small and almost as light as the 8x30 CL with better build...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th November 2017, 11:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By 14Goudvink
Then work on the other side of the equation, that...

Then work on the other side of the equation, that is, not on the bins, but on being happy o:D

Just joking
Forum: Leica Monday 6th November 2017, 20:50
Replies: 112
Views: 7,305
Posted By 14Goudvink
I can recommend thin metal frames as they are...

I can recommend thin metal frames as they are more flexible than plastic ones and can thus be pressed a little bit more 'into' your face.
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th November 2017, 11:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By 14Goudvink
The Opticron HR WP has a really small field of...

The Opticron HR WP has a really small field of view and a *very* slow focusser. So, in woodland...
Forum: Leica Monday 6th November 2017, 11:17
Replies: 112
Views: 7,305
Posted By 14Goudvink
Talking about the improvements made to the...

Talking about the improvements made to the original Trinovids, the Leica 'Experience Observation' booklet says: "Improved light transmission of up to 90%, along with optimised edge sharpness and...
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