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Old Thursday 1st December 2016, 20:21   #1
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Minox BF or BV 8x25 compacts ?

Does any one know what the difference is between the 8x25 BF # 62033 compact binoculars & the 8x25 BV 62030 binoculars ?. They both look the same ?
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I would give the guys at Cameraland a call or a visit. They sell many Minox
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Hello Gwen. Do the BV's have phase coatings? The BF's should (at least the full size ones do).
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lets just say that Minox should have a list of their products....from lowest price to highest price and how the mechanics/optics in each are composed ......of all the manufactures Minox seems to be the hardest to make sense of....although they make a good product....

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Hello Gwen. Do the BV's have phase coatings? The BF's should (at least the full size ones do).
I do not know if they have phase coatings, can not find much info on these.
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I would give the guys at Cameraland a call or a visit. They sell many Minox
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Cameraland on Ebay had a 8x25 BF for 69.95 start bid, purchased a pair at that price. Came late today, dark outside. Will see how they perform in daylight tomorrow.
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I do not know if they have phase coatings, can not find much info on these.
Hi Gwen. Check out this brochure. Page 6 has a comparison chart for all of the product lines, including BV and BF. Both are supposed to have phase coatings. The only difference seems to be that the BV is eligible to be registered for Minox Comfort Service, which is some sort of extended warranty.


http://www.minox.com/fileadmin/downl...yer_EN_web.pdf
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There is a big sale on Minox going on at Camera Land currently. See the Retailers and Dealers Forum.

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Hi Gwen. Check out this brochure. Page 6 has a comparison chart for all of the product lines, including BV and BF. Both are supposed to have phase coatings. The only difference seems to be that the BV is eligible to be registered for Minox Comfort Service, which is some sort of extended warranty.


http://www.minox.com/fileadmin/downl...yer_EN_web.pdf
Thanks for the info.
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Cameraland on Ebay had a 8x25 BF for 69.95 start bid, purchased a pair at that price. Came late today, dark outside. Will see how they perform in daylight tomorrow.
The price has now changed to $99.00
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thanks for the brochure url.....helps a lot in figuring out the current offerings from Minox....
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