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Old Tuesday 24th October 2017, 14:06   #26
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Binomania has a recent review of the Nikon EDG 7x42, very high marks, and another one to

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Yeah...I considered it too. I basically flipped a coin picking between the Leica and the Nikon. On paper they are really close.
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Yeah...I considered it too. I basically flipped a coin picking between the Leica and the Nikon. On paper they are really close.
... but in practice they are very very different. Flat field in the Nikon makes everything look like a poster on a wall, albeit a very detailed one.

Ultravid is great.

A well manufactured FL is even greater. Hard to find though (or a long fight with Zeiss customer service). Ultravid is the much safer bet, but FLs AK prisms just blow everything else away, especially in the blue hour.
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... but in practice they are very very different. Flat field in the Nikon makes everything look like a poster on a wall, albeit a very detailed one.

Ultravid is great.

A well manufactured FL is even greater. Hard to find though (or a long fight with Zeiss customer service). Ultravid is the much safer bet, but FLs AK prisms just blow everything else away, especially in the blue hour.
So many binoculars, so little time!
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... but in practice they are very very different. Flat field in the Nikon makes everything look like a poster on a wall, albeit a very detailed one.

Ultravid is great.

A well manufactured FL is even greater. Hard to find though (or a long fight with Zeiss customer service). Ultravid is the much safer bet, but FLs AK prisms just blow everything else away, especially in the blue hour.
Tobias. Have you ever compared the Zeiss FL to the Zeiss SF? Curious which one you prefer.
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