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Forum: Binoculars Today, 08:19
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Troubador
Ladies and Gentlemen There are merits in having...

Ladies and Gentlemen

There are merits in having one thread where images can be compared and comments about optical features found that will apply to more than one brand or design.

At the same time...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 23rd January 2020, 14:38
Replies: 352
Views: 54,029
Posted By Troubador
Peter. don't you mean your eyelashes are touching...

Peter. don't you mean your eyelashes are touching the eyelens? If so this means your eyelashes are more than 9mm long since this is how far the eyecups unscrew. That seems a lot so forgive me for...
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 22nd January 2020, 07:40
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Troubador
Official statement from Meopta is that his new...

Official statement from Meopta is that his new model sits between MeoPro and MeoStar and was launched at SHOT show on Tuesday. Shipments will begin in March/April.

Lee
Forum: Kowa Monday 20th January 2020, 15:58
Replies: 84
Views: 7,880
Posted By Troubador
Torview I have been using one locally and I...

Torview

I have been using one locally and I would not argue with your description at all. More impressive still is that when I leave them near a window at home, when I come back to them I always...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 20th January 2020, 08:07
Replies: 77
Views: 2,940
Posted By Troubador
There has been a regrettable lapse by some...

There has been a regrettable lapse by some members into using insulting remarks. You know who you are.
This is against forum rules and is not acceptable no matter what provocation is thought to have...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 20th January 2020, 07:29
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Troubador
Jim, you have summed up your situation (and mine,...

Jim, you have summed up your situation (and mine, as I am also 69) correctly I think. It is highly likely that your pupils and mine simply don't open up wide enough to take advantage of a 54mm bino....
Forum: Zeiss Monday 20th January 2020, 07:20
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Troubador
East Coast Binocular Repairs are indeed the...

East Coast Binocular Repairs are indeed the official repair centre for Zeiss sports optics.

Email: [email protected]

The owner, Gary Hawkins, has worked for years at Zeiss and Leica and...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 19th January 2020, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Troubador
Thats a tough choice and although my selection...

Thats a tough choice and although my selection would be SF 8x42 for its fabulous field of view and its handling balance, you really need to try both the Zeiss and the Swaro for yourself.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th January 2020, 16:41
Replies: 77
Views: 2,940
Posted By Troubador
In fact if the image of the candle is spread over...

In fact if the image of the candle is spread over a greater area of the retina by the increased magnification it will actually be less bright.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th January 2020, 16:39
Replies: 77
Views: 2,940
Posted By Troubador
David It seems that you have not understood the...

David
It seems that you have not understood the fundamental points of my post, Post 40 is concerned with two people who appear to think they are disagreeing but it seems to me they are not.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th January 2020, 13:31
Replies: 77
Views: 2,940
Posted By Troubador
A candle or other light source, whether viewed...

A candle or other light source, whether viewed through 8x binos or 100x binos has the same brightness, as both you and Rico have said. But it will be more visible (to use Rico's phrase) through the...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 18th January 2020, 13:20
Replies: 77
Views: 2,940
Posted By Troubador
John and Bill have been contacted by PM to...

John and Bill have been contacted by PM to discuss their posts.

Lee
Moderator
Forum: Meopta Saturday 18th January 2020, 11:48
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Troubador
It looks as though it has a pull-up dioptre...

It looks as though it has a pull-up dioptre adjuster on top of the focus wheel. So not the usual generic arrangement.

Lee
Forum: Leica Saturday 18th January 2020, 07:54
Replies: 301
Views: 15,062
Posted By Troubador
Several posts by Jan carrying different photos...

Several posts by Jan carrying different photos and descriptions of the Retrovids' internals have been deleted at his request leaving the most up to date ones.

Lee
Moderator
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 18th January 2020, 07:44
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By Troubador
Absolutely right Yarrellii. And what has...

Absolutely right Yarrellii. And what has fascinated me has been the discovery of pleasant experiences with different binos due to their distinct and different talents which give them different...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th January 2020, 16:50
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
Unfortunately Rico the practical fact is that the...

Unfortunately Rico the practical fact is that the experiences of everyone on here is that at magnifications higher than 10x the extra detail captured by the binoculars is not accessible or usable due...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 17th January 2020, 14:33
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
Rico I suggest there is a magnification...

Rico
I suggest there is a magnification threshold, at around 10-12x up to which the perception of detail increases with magnification as you suggest.

Above this threshold, lets say from 15x and...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 17th January 2020, 14:18
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By Troubador
I know what you mean Bill but in Tom's case I am...

I know what you mean Bill but in Tom's case I am sure it is healthy curiosity.

Lee
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 16th January 2020, 07:46
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
Interoception Post 134 Very interesting post....

Interoception Post 134

Very interesting post. Regarding expectation, I read about the case of a man who 'saw' church stained-glass windows high in this visual field of view. He wasn't seeing...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 16th January 2020, 07:07
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By Troubador
Transmission Tests

Tom
Go to: https://www.houseofoutdoor.com/verrekijkers/verrekijkers-testen-en-vergelijken/

There are plenty of test graphs there to keep you happy until Easter at least.


Lee
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 19:52
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
It doesn't help when the translation of Rico's...

It doesn't help when the translation of Rico's statement emerges as an assertion that certain binocular formats are 'too bright' when I think he means unnecessarily bright. So I now think he doesn't...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 15th January 2020, 07:29
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
Rico Alexis has explained why exit pupils larger...

Rico
Alexis has explained why exit pupils larger than the observer's own pupils is an aid to the comfortable use of binoculars.

As for twilight binoculars: these are very useful when you leave home...
Forum: Swarovski Tuesday 14th January 2020, 11:16
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Troubador
Mando So sorry to hear about this but glad you...

Mando
So sorry to hear about this but glad you got sorted eventually.

Please allow me to be a smart alec and say that, since the original problems were clearly there before you even bought the binos...
Forum: Binoculars Tuesday 14th January 2020, 07:19
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
John You have hit the nail on the head. I have...

John

You have hit the nail on the head. I have occasionally been told that a certain bino model is too bright but when I pointed out that looking through binos is like looking through weak...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 13th January 2020, 19:58
Replies: 156
Views: 4,728
Posted By Troubador
I have never tried a 25x70 but I doubt I would be...

I have never tried a 25x70 but I doubt I would be dazzled. What do you think?

Lee
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