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Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 23:36
Replies: 83
Views: 1,936
Posted By jring
Hi, in europe there's two different things: -...

Hi,

in europe there's two different things:

- legal warranty of two years, although after 6 months the customer has to prove that the item was faulty at the time of sale - which might prove...
Forum: Vortex Yesterday, 08:46
Replies: 83
Views: 1,936
Posted By jring
ROFL! In case of dropped in river and recovered,...

ROFL!

In case of dropped in river and recovered, it should better be a matter of a good rinse at the tap for high quality waterproof bins...

Joachim
Forum: Pentax Saturday 25th January 2020, 00:37
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By jring
Hi, for 60 deg of afov your eypiece field lens...

Hi,

for 60 deg of afov your eypiece field lens diameter is 2 * 20mm * tan(30 deg) or 23mm.

The width of the whole EP is given as 2 inch and they offer a nice zoom function for the image... so zoom...
Forum: Vortex Saturday 25th January 2020, 00:15
Replies: 83
Views: 1,936
Posted By jring
Hi, what Henry said is all correct. But there is...

Hi,

what Henry said is all correct. But there is two facts to note in addition...

- at a focal ratio of f4, building an apochromatic objective lens is difficult, regardless which of the much fought...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 24th January 2020, 08:08
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By jring
Hi, I would say a plain glass AT80 body only for...

Hi,

I would say a plain glass AT80 body only for $700 is a bit overpriced... I would say $500 tops for a used example... There is one for 750 on ebay atm, but I'd say it's an exception as it is like...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 23rd January 2020, 20:19
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By jring
Hi, for classic digiscoping, that is by having a...

Hi,

for classic digiscoping, that is by having a camera with objective behind the scope and EP, a TSN-1 will probably not deliver great results as the magnification is too great.
A body with an ED...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 23rd January 2020, 19:22
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By jring
Hi, well, neither is an 8x32 nor super bright,...

Hi,

well, neither is an 8x32 nor super bright, but both certainly are lightweight and nice... and two pairs are much better than one when there's more than one person to use them...

The Zeiss is...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By jring
Hi, first of all, welcome to birdforum! There...

Hi,

first of all, welcome to birdforum!

There are some chinese (and one japanese) made scopes which use a clone of the Swaro EP bayonet and Swaro EPs fit. Otherwise you'll have to adapt it and...
Forum: Tripod and Heads Monday 20th January 2020, 15:13
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By jring
Hi, old Velbon Carbon legs called Carmagne 530...

Hi,

old Velbon Carbon legs called Carmagne 530 here (roughly equivalent to todays Geo N535). And a 500AH on top. Very stable and smooth movement for my 1.5kg TSN3. Should be good for up to...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 15th January 2020, 23:40
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By jring
Hi, basically with Nikon you are looking for...

Hi,

basically with Nikon you are looking for Fieldscope ED models. I think the only one to avoid is the original 60mm Fieldscope ED (often called I despite not being marked so and its non ED...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 17:13
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By jring
Hi, I prefer this one......

Hi,

I prefer this one...

https://www.telescope-optics.net/eyepiece_aberrations_1.htm

If the rays were parallel, you could position your eye at any distance from the eyelens and that is obviously...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 10:44
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By jring
Hi, answers to the numbered questions are: 1)...

Hi,

answers to the numbered questions are:

1) no, if they were parallel, you would not get an image in a finite distance

2) yes, but during daylight your pupil will most probably be smaller than...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 22:38
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By jring
Rather a japanese clone of Optolyth's clone of...

Rather a japanese clone of Optolyth's clone of the Hensoldt/Zeiss Dialyt... Back in the days there was a lot of german sounding trademarks peddling those.. and still plenty around on german ebay or...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 18:50
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By jring
Hi, any J-B number to be found somewhere? Maybe...

Hi,

any J-B number to be found somewhere? Maybe inside the objective tubes?

Joachim
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 17:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By jring
Hi, in daylight it's quite improbable that your...

Hi,

in daylight it's quite improbable that your pupil will be a lot larger than the 4mm exit pupil of an 8x32 pair.

You will gain a few minutes at dawn or dusk or have a better view when observing...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 13th January 2020, 23:42
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By jring
Hi, used alpha scopes can be very nice - but...

Hi,

used alpha scopes can be very nice - but please make sure to be able to inspect before you buy (or have a no questions asked returns policy) and know how to do it properly.

I have unfortunately...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th January 2020, 22:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By jring
Well, the weights for all of them in 8x32 are...

Well, the weights for all of them in 8x32 are like this: Conquest 600g, Trini BA/BN 640g, Nikon HGL 695g, Nikon HG almost 715g. The wonders of all metal construction. All of them have decent...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th January 2020, 17:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By jring
Hi, so when you have made some compromises with...

Hi,

so when you have made some compromises with your requirements (and the result was not some surplus british army amphibian vehicle - hey, it ticks robust, waterproof, floats and makes tea ;-) you...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th January 2020, 15:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By jring
Hi, so let me summarize: You want a rugged,...

Hi,

so let me summarize: You want a rugged, waterproof pair which is small, light, good in low light and for high distance viewing, plus of course usable with glasses - did I forget anything? Ah...
Forum: Leica Sunday 12th January 2020, 14:32
Replies: 301
Views: 15,389
Posted By jring
No, but after a few you don't care any more...

No, but after a few you don't care any more ;-)

Joachim
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 12th January 2020, 08:25
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By jring
Ah, the brick, as it's affectionately called......

Ah, the brick, as it's affectionately called... it's not the lightest, but yes, people still like it.

Joachim
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 7th January 2020, 06:22
Replies: 48
Views: 11,824
Posted By jring
Hi, I suspect that with Nikon the sports optics...

Hi,

I suspect that with Nikon the sports optics division has always been the strange little brother of the huge photo division and while they tend to produce great products, their marketing leaves...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 21:17
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By jring
Hi, please let us know how they are......

Hi,

please let us know how they are... interesting though, these are 250 over here...

Joachim
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By jring
Hi, amazon.com has them for 168 USD and...

Hi,

amazon.com has them for 168 USD and change... although always fulfillment by amazon and some other...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 6th January 2020, 18:31
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By jring
Hi, first of all, welcome to birdforum! You...

Hi,

first of all, welcome to birdforum!

You might want to have a look at the Sightron SII 8x32 thread...

https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=211793&highlight=sightron+sii

Joachim
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