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    Harpia 95 Depth Of Field At Full Zoom.

    You know and feel, that the focus wheel has various resistance depending how far you turn the wheel? "FocusingThe ZEISS Victory Harpia has a focus ring (8) that you can use to focus yourimage depending on the distance.The innovative Dual Speed Focusing DSF makes focusing possible at variable...
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    Harpia 95 Depth Of Field At Full Zoom.

    If you don't mix up with the two-speed focus in one wheel, your Harpia is not like it should be.
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    Harpia 95 Depth Of Field At Full Zoom.

    In the first days/tries possessing the Harpia, I also thought, that the Harpia is not totally sharp at max. enlargement. In my case, this was a problem with the (slight) wobbling air, with "seeing". The Harpia is (my subjective impression) so sharp and with best contrast, that you miss...
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    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    Canip, serious question: do you always wear two binos? I know, the Papilio is not too heavy.
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    A little thought about quality control

    Did he return the whole combination or only the BTX eye piece?
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    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    Lee, thanks for the long text #53. This is what I feel, too. We, my wife and I, are interested in birds (monitoring programs etc.) but in about 60% of the time we use the bins for the other wonders you mentioned. 1.5 to 2 meters means: I can focus at every time without stepping back (because...
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    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    You hit the point!
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    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    The difference is like a enlargement of 6x versus 10x. For me this difference is big, apart from the problem that I just described below.
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    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    I use my bins regularly to take closer looks at flowers, insects, etc. I am using the 8x32 FL the 8x42 SF and I also used several Swaro-Bins. The problem with 3 meters and more are: If the minimum distance is so large, it is often difficult to step back so far in nature, or you have blades of...
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    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    I took a look at the website: The 8,5x42 EL has only a close-up limit of 3,3 meters (formerly 1,5 meters!) 10x42 EL has only a close-up limit of 3.3 meters (formerly 1.5 meters!) 8x32 EL still 1,9 meters 10x32 EL still 1.9 meters both 42 SLCs 3.2 meters (formerly much closer) CL Pocket 8x25...
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    According to the introduction yesterday: No.
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    If you can look through bins with 70°, sharp to the edge, and 91%, you will not discuss about the design :king:
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    840 to 850 g, 2850 € to 2950 € in Germany available from September 1st
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    New Product Introduction Today From Swarovski ?

    Very interesting FOVs plus an interesting accessories. I'm looking forward to test them.
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    Zeiss Harpia 95 - Swarovski ATX 95 - Subjective comparison

    With a subjective field of view of 70° you notice: optical laws are valid for everyone.
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