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Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 1st April 2020, 09:21
Replies: 35
Views: 1,201
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
lostinature, An excellent compact binocular at an...

lostinature,
An excellent compact binocular at an acceptable price is the Bynolit 8x25 ED, price 300 euros. It looks like a Swarovski CL as far as body shape is concerned. Handling comfort is...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 28th March 2020, 08:55
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
dries1, post 1, I certainly would add the Meopta...

dries1, post 1,
I certainly would add the Meopta Meostar 8x32 and also the Kite 8x30 may be of interest.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 24th March 2020, 20:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Pluton, post 1, If you can find a used 8x30 SLC...

Pluton, post 1,
If you can find a used 8x30 SLC new for a good price it is certainly worthwile to try it. On the used items market it may be a very attractive binocular as far as price is concerned...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 19th March 2020, 07:45
Replies: 56
Views: 3,381
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
I never use objective covers. When we are in...

I never use objective covers. When we are in circumstances with possible sand/dust storms etc. or clouds of fine dust particles I keep the binocular (always with eyepiece cover) in a nylon bag, so...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 17th March 2020, 07:16
Replies: 98
Views: 5,459
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Tenex, post 17, You are right the corona virus is...

Tenex, post 17,
You are right the corona virus is not to make jokes about, I did not want to offend anybody, it is serious enough. Our information is that on smooth surfaces the virus can live longer...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th March 2020, 15:16
Replies: 98
Views: 5,459
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
In reality I would not worry one moment to handle...

In reality I would not worry one moment to handle a binocular that had been used before by somebody else unless I would be certain that microorganisms could not be removed form the binocular...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th March 2020, 14:13
Replies: 98
Views: 5,459
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
DENNIS, POST 4, Do not believe these messages, we...

DENNIS, POST 4,
Do not believe these messages, we have inside information that especially on the rough binocular surfaces the virus has a very long life, so the only thing you can do is: go to a...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 16th March 2020, 13:54
Replies: 98
Views: 5,459
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
DENNIS, POST 2, ALL COWORKERS OF THE ONLINE...

DENNIS, POST 2,
ALL COWORKERS OF THE ONLINE DEALER HAVE USED THE NEW SF AND SOME OF THEM CARRY THE CORONA VIRUS. THAT STAYS ALIVE FOR AT LEAST 48 HOURS ON THE DELICIOUS LEATHER OR SEMI LEATHER...
Forum: Kowa Monday 16th March 2020, 07:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post 8, It was the first thing that struck...

Lee, post 8,
It was the first thing that struck me when I took the Kowa in my hands: the position of the strap lugs and how annoying that can be. It is however very well possible to overcome it by...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 15th March 2020, 21:13
Replies: 106
Views: 5,187
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Temmie, post 105, The transmission spectra of the...

Temmie, post 105,
The transmission spectra of the HT and the SF are almost parallel, the HT only has higher transmission values. That corresponds very well with your observations.
Gijs vna Ginkel
Forum: Zeiss Friday 13th March 2020, 16:34
Replies: 106
Views: 5,187
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Andreas, post 65, The only way it could be...

Andreas, post 65,
The only way it could be explained (by me at least) is that there are differences between early and later SF's or that quality control by Zeiss was not of continuous top quality,...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 13th March 2020, 13:03
Replies: 106
Views: 5,187
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Well, it seems we are discussing here the...

Well, it seems we are discussing here the differences in color sensitivity of the different eyes and not the color definition of the SF. I will explain:
- I do not see any green cast when I look with...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 13th March 2020, 09:13
Replies: 106
Views: 5,187
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Henri,post 54, I have again looked at your...

Henri,post 54,
I have again looked at your photographs, but on my screen there is no trace of green visible.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Kowa Thursday 12th March 2020, 09:04
Replies: 121
Views: 13,717
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
I have made a test board to investigate the...

I have made a test board to investigate the optical quality of the Kowa 6,5x32. If everything goes wel a picture of it is attached. Using this board for investigation of the binocular by eye only...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 10th March 2020, 19:55
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Jerry, A quick comparison between the Zeiss...

Jerry, A quick comparison between the Zeiss Safari 8x30 and the Nikon 8x30 showed a difference in color representation, I never investigated them both togther, so that will be a nice project for the...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 10th March 2020, 19:10
Replies: 106
Views: 5,187
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Human eyes can be affected with regard to color...

Human eyes can be affected with regard to color vision. I have educated quite a lot of students in the use of microscopy and how to interpret the observed images. Since we had originally only...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 10th March 2020, 18:58
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
JerryLogan, post 1, I have a Nikon military...

JerryLogan, post 1,
I have a Nikon military (green rubber) 8x30 in front of me now, it looks like a copy of the Zeiss Safari 8x30. It has coateds optics, so we may speak about different binoculars if...
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 10th March 2020, 15:25
Replies: 187
Views: 12,602
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Lee, post 90, Fascinating human psychology is...

Lee, post 90,
Fascinating human psychology is shown here.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 10th March 2020, 05:54
Replies: 187
Views: 12,602
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Dennis, post 66, The Japanes hard to beat in...

Dennis, post 66,
The Japanes hard to beat in optics?
Many Japanese camera companies have Leica or Zeiss lenses. ASML, the top lithography machines for making the most modern chips for your computers...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 8th March 2020, 18:48
Replies: 404
Views: 40,173
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Canip, post 365, You should be happy, since under...

Canip, post 365,
You should be happy, since under those circumstances you do not see a green color cast......
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 7th March 2020, 14:12
Replies: 404
Views: 40,173
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Up to now I have not taken part in the discussion...

Up to now I have not taken part in the discussion about the possible color cast of the Zeiss SF. However, my observations do not show any green color cast and these observations are solidly backed up...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 4th March 2020, 15:07
Replies: 121
Views: 13,717
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Henri, post 106, It will take a little while...

Henri, post 106,
It will take a little while before I can do that, but I will try.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 4th March 2020, 07:10
Replies: 121
Views: 13,717
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Canip, post 104, You are absolutely right. Gijs...

Canip, post 104,
You are absolutely right.
Gijs van Ginkel
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 20:52
Replies: 121
Views: 13,717
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
Henri,post 102, It is almost 11 oçlock here now...

Henri,post 102,
It is almost 11 oçlock here now in the evening. Our living room is about 10 m long. I put a circular object of the size you suggested at the distance you suggested from the point of...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 3rd March 2020, 18:53
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Gijs van Ginkel
To my knowledge, the 10x40 SL was made between...

To my knowledge, the 10x40 SL was made between 1980 and 1984.The sample I investigated had a fairly low light transmission of a bit over 50%, see a copy of my powerpoint presentation about the...
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