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Forum: Binoculars Today, 09:23
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
Autofocus is a huge boon to photography and I...

Autofocus is a huge boon to photography and I couldn't have taken the photo below without it. But photos like this and photos of birds are deceptive because they don't reveal how many times the...
Forum: Binoculars Today, 07:55
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
One reason is because there is no such thing as...

One reason is because there is no such thing as 'the eye', as in one eye that everyone has two of and which all perform in an identical way.

The power of accommodation varies from person to person...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Yesterday, 16:12
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By Troubador
Absolutely right. Lee

Absolutely right.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 15:59
Replies: 143
Views: 6,202
Posted By Troubador
Bill Its a Woodpecker. And its Great. When you...

Bill

Its a Woodpecker.
And its Great.
When you Spot one.

Lee :king:
Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Yesterday, 14:34
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By Troubador
The answers given to the questions regarding the...

The answers given to the questions regarding the Retrovids and the choice of prisms, and why the opportunity was not take to increase the field of view or shorten the close focus distance, are...
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 12:11
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
Why We Focus Binos

I can think of two reasons why we have to change distance on which our binos are focussed.

Firstly, lets imagine our bins are luckily focussed on the middle distance and this is where the birds are....
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:51
Replies: 143
Views: 6,202
Posted By Troubador
Two nights ago and several nights before that:...

Two nights ago and several nights before that: Venus as bright as a diamond in the west. Just stunning in the early evening.


Lee
Forum: Binoculars Yesterday, 07:49
Replies: 143
Views: 6,202
Posted By Troubador
These are daily visitors to our feeders, often 4...

These are daily visitors to our feeders, often 4 together, sometimes as many as 8, and they are the most delightful birds.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th February 2020, 17:45
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
Especially if was covered with a picture of a...

Especially if was covered with a picture of a certain bino!

Lee
Forum: Meopta Friday 14th February 2020, 12:58
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
Good point Mark, I forgot the extra position...

Good point Mark, I forgot the extra position given to the eyecups.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Friday 14th February 2020, 09:40
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
Marvellous, meraviglioso, prachtig,...

Marvellous, meraviglioso, prachtig, wunderbar!

Lee
Forum: Meopta Friday 14th February 2020, 07:28
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
No changes were made to B1.1 other than the...

No changes were made to B1.1 other than the dioptre.

Sheep farming in the hills of Scotland is widespread and when we roam the hills and coasts of the Scottish islands or mainland there are always,...
Forum: Meopta Friday 14th February 2020, 07:16
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
Yes George you are right but I am sure that is an...

Yes George you are right but I am sure that is an error. There are many references to AKs being used in the 56mm models for example...
Forum: Leica Friday 14th February 2020, 07:06
Replies: 348
Views: 19,244
Posted By Troubador
LOL!! Lee

LOL!!

Lee
Forum: Meopta Thursday 13th February 2020, 19:57
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
The difference is in the dioptre adjuster which...

The difference is in the dioptre adjuster which is now a pull-up wheel with a window in it (pic on the right) as opposed to the tapered wheel sitting on top of the focus as seen on the B1 on the...
Forum: Leica Thursday 13th February 2020, 17:25
Replies: 348
Views: 19,244
Posted By Troubador
No Canip I haven't had a look through them yet,...

No Canip I haven't had a look through them yet, so my assessment is based on specification and price. The 7x35 looks gorgeous and the fov of 140m is attractive too but the close focus (while probably...
Forum: Meopta Thursday 13th February 2020, 16:45
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
For Pete's sake Bill! Are you trying to start a...

For Pete's sake Bill! Are you trying to start a discussion about quantum mechanics?

Lee:-O
Forum: Meopta Thursday 13th February 2020, 16:44
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
Hi Dennis I look forward to your observations...

Hi Dennis

I look forward to your observations but please start a new thread for them. And don't forget to tell us whether they are B1 MeoStars or B1.1.

Lee
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Forum: Interviews with Optics Manufacturers Thursday 13th February 2020, 15:54
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By Troubador
Vielen dank. Lee

Vielen dank.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 13th February 2020, 14:21
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
You mean the other brand that is plastered all...

You mean the other brand that is plastered all over your Land Rover? Or do you now have other plans to redecorate your Landie?

Lee
Forum: Leica Thursday 13th February 2020, 14:17
Replies: 348
Views: 19,244
Posted By Troubador
If nostalgic optical geeks and collectors were...

If nostalgic optical geeks and collectors were the market that Leica was aiming at, which seemed to be the case when news of this model first broke, then Herman is probably correct. Leica has quite a...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 13th February 2020, 10:33
Replies: 131
Views: 7,089
Posted By Troubador
That unit is serial 666 which is the number of...

That unit is serial 666 which is the number of Satan............


Lee
Forum: Meopta Thursday 13th February 2020, 10:30
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
Probably these were not given up-to-date T*...

Probably these were not given up-to-date T* coatings so they didn't compete with Victory models, and this would have contributed to lower transmission.

Lee
Forum: Meopta Thursday 13th February 2020, 08:12
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
But Dennis, the HTs use High Transmission glass...

But Dennis, the HTs use High Transmission glass so it isn't all due to AK prisms.

Zeiss's FL 8x42 with AKs but without HT-glass was tested by Gijs at 92%.


Lee
Forum: Meopta Thursday 13th February 2020, 08:05
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By Troubador
MeoStar 56mm binos use AK prisms. Lee

MeoStar 56mm binos use AK prisms.

Lee
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