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Forum: Opticron Thursday 14th March 2019, 09:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Nivado
What about the HDF 40831 ? Anyone using that...

What about the HDF 40831 ?
Anyone using that one?
Seems to be x23 on mm4 60

Grtz
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 13th March 2019, 13:05
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Nivado
Opticron mm4 60 vs Celestron Regal ed II 65

Question:

Wich one would be the best choice of these two?
The Opticron would be with the Sdlv2 eyepiece and the Celestron with a Baader Hyperion.
Heared about the Celestron being quiet big for a...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 12th March 2019, 19:31
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
I was at the optics store today to return...

I was at the optics store today to return them.
So I took the opportunity to compare with their demo unit.
At 60x, looking at a small text across the market place was easily readable through their...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 4th March 2019, 10:38
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
Thx for the information Joachim. The pictures...

Thx for the information Joachim.
The pictures aren’t really of good quality.
A college birder visited me last week and he also has got a 95ATX.
He heard about me being not impressed with the 65mm and...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 3rd March 2019, 14:32
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
If I can do the comparison with the Leica APO...

If I can do the comparison with the Leica APO televid 65, I will post the result.
Maybe this week.
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 3rd March 2019, 14:31
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
Here are some starpictures through the ATX65. Not...

Here are some starpictures through the ATX65.
Not sure of them to be ideal but that's all I could do with my Iphone digiscoped.
I have to add that there seemed to be a little bit of a mist in front...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 11th February 2019, 12:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
Still hadn’t got the chance to try and make some...

Still hadn’t got the chance to try and make some pics of stars under clear sky.

Did some viewing today in a little brighter weatherconditions than before, back then, when it was dull and dark.
I may...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 10th February 2019, 12:24
Replies: 70
Views: 2,396
Posted By Nivado
Hi Gilmore Girl, I think I understand what you...

Hi Gilmore Girl,

I think I understand what you mean.
Once, I compared my Trinovid non-HD with an Opticron Natura BGA, both in 8x42.
I always had the perception of the Opticron being a little bit...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 7th February 2019, 22:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
It’s cloudy tonight so I only had a look at some...

It’s cloudy tonight so I only had a look at some stars at a moment the sky was clear without having time to see if I could make a picture. I’ll try again tomorrow.
This was my first time doing a...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 7th February 2019, 13:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
I share your thoughts Grando. When doing so, I...

I share your thoughts Grando. When doing so, I think it’s a simple way to see if there’s any difference.
Probably also because of a lack of knowledge about it (at least in my case:)).

I just did a...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 7th February 2019, 11:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
I can do that with looking at a magazine on a...

I can do that with looking at a magazine on a distance.
Then I can compare with my 95 but that might not be entirely fair.
Should have another 65 to do a side by side comparison, so I’m able to see...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 7th February 2019, 10:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
Thx for the replies.. I’ll try to do a startest...

Thx for the replies..
I’ll try to do a startest tonight if the sky is clear.
I’m not an optics specialist and I don’t understand everything in the link, so I’ll probably try to make some pics thru...
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 6th February 2019, 18:00
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nivado
ATX sample variation?

Hi,

In what percentage is sample variation present in Swaros ATX line?
Im a very happy owner of a 95ATX for a couple of years and there are others I know, who also own one. It happened a few...
Forum: Others Thursday 31st January 2019, 12:22
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Nivado
The Kamakura’s MR3 next to them, both in 10x25...

The Kamakura’s MR3 next to them, both in 10x25 and 8x21 seem to be the same as the Albatros 10x25 and 8x21 too, even as the Bresser Montana’s 25mm, wich also look very similar..
Forum: Others Thursday 31st January 2019, 12:15
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Nivado
That is indeed the exactly same model. I knew...

That is indeed the exactly same model.
I knew Kamakura produces binoculairs for several different brands but didn’t know they had their own line.
They must be good since I only read positive things...
Forum: Others Wednesday 30th January 2019, 22:01
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Nivado
Pictures

Pictures
Forum: Others Wednesday 30th January 2019, 21:45
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Nivado
Bynolyt Albatross SHR ED 8x32

Hi to all..

I'm willing to share some impressions on my new purchase;
The Bynolyt Albatross SHR ED 8x32.

Well, to start, I'm just an enthousiastic birder who has always had a certain interest in...
Forum: Minox Saturday 26th January 2019, 10:11
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Nivado
Are they fully manufactured and assembled in...

Are they fully manufactured and assembled in Germany? Or just put together with Japanse parts?
Not that it would matter I guess..
Forum: Birds Of Prey Thursday 24th January 2019, 15:46
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Nivado
Maybe a little late but last winter somewhere at...

Maybe a little late but last winter somewhere at the shores of Zeeland, Netherlands, me and a couple college birders found a Barnacle goose killed by a Peregrine. The heart was gone and a part of the...
Forum: Minox Thursday 24th January 2019, 15:32
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Nivado
Ow, that's probably the reason why they're...

Ow, that's probably the reason why they're cheaper now.
I remember they once costed 800-900Euros.. Back than, I gave the APO HG 8x43 a quick look and they were very nice, but that's a long time...
Forum: Minox Thursday 24th January 2019, 10:21
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Nivado
Minox HGs on sale

Hello,

There are currently some interesting offers on Minox HGs.
For example : 499 for a demo model, both in 8x33 and 8x43.
Are they worth the cost?
Does anyone has experience with dees models?...
Forum: Leica Friday 11th January 2019, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By Nivado
I purchased a 9 month Trinovid hd 8x32 for almost...

I purchased a 9 month Trinovid hd 8x32 for almost half the price some weeks ago.
The close focus is very nice but not so impressive as through the small Papilio’s. Sold the latter because they didn’t...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 11th January 2019, 09:04
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Nivado
That’s one of the first things I always try. It’s...

That’s one of the first things I always try.
It’s at zero and it’s fine for my eyes, checked it again this morning.
It seems that when looking through the left barrel only, the ‘sharp’ area moves...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 10th January 2019, 14:23
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Nivado
Hello, Im new to this forum and not an expert...

Hello,

Im new to this forum and not an expert but just a person who uses optics almost daily in free time, mostly for birdwatching.

I received an Eschenbach Trophy F ED 8x25 (new in the box) this...
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 10th January 2019, 08:52
Replies: 7
Views: 127
Posted By Nivado
Hello from Belgium

Hello!

After reading a couple of years it was time to sign in..😉

Grtz
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