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Old Friday 20th April 2012, 04:51   #26
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I guess my pipe dream would be a 15x60 SE. I occasionally do some long range terrestrial glassing with 15x-18x binoculars and also use this magnification for astronomy. My 15x60 GAT T* and 18x70 IF SP are great but I've never understood why Nikon didn't make the next incremental step up from the 12x50 in the great SE series and offer a 15x60 version.


A truly modern version of a wide field 7x35 porro with the latest coating would be something worth owning also.


Steve
I understand that Nikon uses the same eyepieces and prisms on all 3 SEs. They might also be able to use it on a 60mm objective (with maybe a little tweaking) to get a 15 x 60? Don't know if the Prisms would be big enough though.

I would buy one.

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Old Friday 20th April 2012, 12:36   #27
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Three porros from Zeiss: The 8x30B and the 8x50B with modern coatings, and the classic 10x50 porro with modern eyepieces and modern coatings.
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Old Friday 20th April 2012, 14:33   #28
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I would love someone to make a decent zoom binocular, nothing outlandish a 42mm with a 6x - 12x zoom would be a great all purpose device.
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