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Forum: Zeiss Yesterday, 21:41
Replies: 8
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Posted By typo
Yes, in the sense that the matter was discussed...

Yes, in the sense that the matter was discussed during a meeting I had with Zeiss in 2014. Prompted by an exchange of emails they had produced some stopped down MTF analysis which seemed to confirm...
Forum: Meopta Sunday 13th May 2018, 08:50
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
CJ, I mentioned back it #18 that I thought...

CJ,

I mentioned back it #18 that I thought Meopta might use enhanced silver coating. Although that was part of my question to Meopta, I'm sure it will remain one of their little secrets. Both phase...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 13th May 2018, 08:13
Replies: 71
Views: 2,209
Posted By typo
Ed, I think there has been a bit of a mix-up....

Ed,

I think there has been a bit of a mix-up. It's a topic we have discussed before, but I haven't contributed to this particular thread. I think you sent it to the wrong person.

For those who...
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 21:05
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
I am very happy to endorse that statement. David

I am very happy to endorse that statement.

David
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 20:51
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
I shouldn't need to repeat this, but according to...

I shouldn't need to repeat this, but according to the Meopta product manager Gijs is quite mistaken.

David
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 15:21
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
Adhoc, I think it is fair so say that Meopta are...

Adhoc,

I think it is fair so say that Meopta are aware of certain predudices in the public domain and have been reticent about providing specific details about their coatings. I have known this...
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 09:19
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
Gijs, I suggest you read posts #38, #40 and #41...

Gijs,

I suggest you read posts #38, #40 and #41 very carefully again.

A Schmidt Pechan prism assembly is composed of a Bauernfeind semi penta prism which I'm informed by the same person at Meopta...
Forum: Meopta Friday 11th May 2018, 06:22
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
Apparently. Gijs asked specifically if the roof...

Apparently. Gijs asked specifically if the roof prism was dielectric coated and was told it was. I had previously been told by Meopta that the prism was silver mirrored so I asked for clarification...
Forum: Meopta Thursday 10th May 2018, 14:29
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
I was puzzling over why Gijs and myself got...

I was puzzling over why Gijs and myself got seemingly conflicting information from Meopta about the Meostar prisms. I have checked with them again. It seems, at least in part, to be to do with how we...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 9th May 2018, 06:50
Replies: 28
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Posted By typo
I would agree with others above that in the...

I would agree with others above that in the binocular world HD has no specific meaning at all. However, I've reason to think that at least one oriental OEM uses ED and HD in their offering to...
Forum: Kowa Sunday 6th May 2018, 08:08
Replies: 13
Views: 3,576
Posted By typo
At BirdFair one time I tried to quiz one the Kowa...

At BirdFair one time I tried to quiz one the Kowa representatives about plans for a replacement. There was a bit of a language barrier, but I think I understood that they were well aware of the...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 6th May 2018, 06:38
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By typo
Holger's article might...

Holger's article might help.
http://www.holgermerlitz.de/jenoptem.html

David
Forum: Meopta Saturday 5th May 2018, 13:12
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
Adhoc, It's always been necessary to add a...

Adhoc,

It's always been necessary to add a protect a silvered mirror from the atmosphere. Modern sealants will be effective for many decades and probably indefinitely in a sealed nitrogen filled...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 5th May 2018, 09:03
Replies: 92
Views: 3,253
Posted By typo
Adhoc, The Meostars definitely have silvered...

Adhoc,

The Meostars definitely have silvered prisms. I strongly suspect the Meopro has dielectric prism coatings, but haven't checked with Meopta.

David
Forum: Hawke Optics Thursday 3rd May 2018, 04:40
Replies: 17
Views: 3,036
Posted By typo
According to their documentation, Allbinos do not...

According to their documentation, Allbinos do not measure magnification, just report the objective diameter to exit pupil ratio, which may be a rather different of value of course.

Lazy_ferret

I...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 19:22
Replies: 40
Views: 1,238
Posted By typo
Thanks Kevin, that's interesting stuff. I can't...

Thanks Kevin, that's interesting stuff. I can't find the equivalent info for the EU but I'm sure something similar exists.

My lenses are 1.6 index so probably Mitsui Chemicals MR-8 which is rated...
Forum: Hawke Optics Wednesday 2nd May 2018, 07:28
Replies: 17
Views: 3,036
Posted By typo
The short answer should be no. Since 2006 all...

The short answer should be no.

Since 2006 all binoculars should be compliant with ISO14133-1 which covers 'general purpose' binoculars or ISO14133-2 for higher quality instruments, which I would...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 1st May 2018, 08:51
Replies: 40
Views: 1,238
Posted By typo
Lee, We looked at the Drivesafe option when my...

Lee,

We looked at the Drivesafe option when my wife was waiting for her cataract operation and was particularly having problems with glare. I didn't find much of an explaination for their claims,...
Forum: RSPB - Viking Optics Sunday 29th April 2018, 05:31
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By typo
Hi Pilgrim, I know I must have tried the Badger...

Hi Pilgrim,

I know I must have tried the Badger at some time, but sorry, I don't think I can offer much help on what it is like to use. From Viking's own description it is an entry level model. It...
Forum: Opticron Friday 27th April 2018, 07:16
Replies: 53
Views: 3,544
Posted By typo
I wouldn't want to question Pete's barista...

I wouldn't want to question Pete's barista skills, but it wasn't Jamaican blue mountain let alone Kopi Luwak.:-O

David
Forum: Opticron Friday 27th April 2018, 05:20
Replies: 53
Views: 3,544
Posted By typo
I've done 6 Opticron reviews, five at their...

I've done 6 Opticron reviews, five at their invitation. As for special benefits, I did accept a cup of coffee once at their HQ when they asked for my opinion on various producs. They did try to help...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 25th April 2018, 15:12
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By typo
How you would rate different binocular will very...

How you would rate different binocular will very much depend on your priorities. Just on centre sharpness, I'd probably put the new CL just a fraction in front of the Conquest HD but behind the ELSV....
Forum: Opticron Monday 23rd April 2018, 09:45
Replies: 53
Views: 3,544
Posted By typo
Adhoc, I did ask Pete about the Adventurer porro...

Adhoc,

I did ask Pete about the Adventurer porro six months ago but didn't get a reply. I haven't seen it yet. I see you have found Frank's comments now.

David
Forum: Opticron Monday 23rd April 2018, 06:19
Replies: 53
Views: 3,544
Posted By typo
The specifications are given in the downloadable...

The specifications are given in the downloadable catalogue;
http://www.opticron.co.uk/PDF/Product_Guide_18.pdf

The FoV is listed as [email protected] with an ER of 25mm. Unless the 7x32 has a bigger...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 20th April 2018, 15:13
Replies: 164
Views: 6,929
Posted By typo
Gijs, I may have run with a binocular on rare...

Gijs,

I may have run with a binocular on rare occasions, but I'm rather relieved that I've never had to run with a gun.

The US military have commissioned a number of studies over the years which...
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