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Forum: Swarovski Friday 21st September 2018, 19:57
Replies: 100
Views: 4,342
Posted By Canip
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Forum: Zeiss Friday 21st September 2018, 19:55
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Canip
Thank you, Henry, for this review, which is very...

Thank you, Henry, for this review, which is very interesting, even considering the caveats you mention.
Would you say that the Harpia‘s performance on the basis of your limited testing was in line...
Forum: Canon Monday 10th September 2018, 19:37
Replies: 20
Views: 3,236
Posted By Canip
I haven‘t, but I did test the 12x32 and found its...

I haven‘t, but I did test the 12x32 and found its brightness okay in broad daylight but unsatisfactory under more demanding lighting situations (dawn, dusk, woods with thick foilage, etc). Even under...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 9th September 2018, 06:29
Replies: 100
Views: 4,342
Posted By Canip
As far as I know, „fixing a glare problem“ would...

As far as I know, „fixing a glare problem“ would require changes in several parts of the bino, including baffling etc. I am not aware of any such recent changes in Swaro‘s production (does anybody...
Forum: Leica Friday 7th September 2018, 20:53
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Canip
With both, but in size 8x42. I agree that the...

With both, but in size 8x42.

I agree that the optics of the Swaro are among the best of any ranging bino.

What I don‘t like very much is that you only press the measuring button once, which both...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 6th September 2018, 21:42
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Canip
With both, but in size 8x42. I agree that the...

With both, but in size 8x42.

I agree that the optics of the Swaro are among the best of any ranging bino.

What I don‘t like very much is that you only press the measuring button once, which both...
Forum: Leica Thursday 6th September 2018, 21:23
Replies: 52
Views: 2,845
Posted By Canip
Beautiful selection of Leica binos you got their,...

Beautiful selection of Leica binos you got their, Andy!!! Thanks for sharing.
Canip
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 2nd September 2018, 06:00
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Canip
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Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 21:02
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Canip
Thank you, Andy. Over years of intensive...

Thank you, Andy. Over years of intensive collecting, a few glasses have come together - I am hiding them in many different cupboards to avoid that my beloved wife finds them all, starts counting and...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 20:55
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Canip
Bataleon (post #3), To somehow „balance“ your...

Bataleon (post #3),

To somehow „balance“ your and my negative comments about Steiner and the Wildlife XP, I would like to add that Steiner does / did produce some very good binoculars; they sell a...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 1st September 2018, 08:21
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Canip
I do have first hand experience. The Wildlife XP...

I do have first hand experience.

The Wildlife XP replaced the previous Discovery model of the same size, with a slightly increased field of view of 7.6 vs. the previous 7.4 in the Discovery.

But...
Forum: Meopta Friday 31st August 2018, 20:04
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Canip
I fully agree - one of the most underrated binos...

I fully agree - one of the most underrated binos that I know.
Canip
Forum: Meopta Wednesday 29th August 2018, 19:59
Replies: 62
Views: 2,379
Posted By Canip
Lee, Many thanks also from my side for the highly...

Lee,
Many thanks also from my side for the highly informative and well written interview!!!
I am myself a fan of Meopta binos which I find compete very well in the upper segment of the market, and...
Forum: Leica Sunday 26th August 2018, 17:35
Replies: 151
Views: 8,462
Posted By Canip
Me too. Canip

Me too.
Canip
Forum: Zeiss Friday 24th August 2018, 11:42
Replies: 69
Views: 3,239
Posted By Canip
Lee, Thank you so much for this -...

Lee,
Thank you so much for this - interesting!!
Canip
Forum: Nikon Thursday 23rd August 2018, 14:07
Replies: 39
Views: 1,596
Posted By Canip
.... windows with no risk of bird droppings on...

.... windows with no risk of bird droppings on them ....
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 19:51
Replies: 195
Views: 11,063
Posted By Canip
Just as a side note: I did not mention that, but...

Just as a side note:
I did not mention that, but I also briefly compared my sample of the Monarch HG with a number of other 8x30 in my collection, including the Monarch 7 8x30 and the Nikon E II...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 22nd August 2018, 15:14
Replies: 195
Views: 11,063
Posted By Canip
To complement the recent comparison - see above...

To complement the recent comparison - see above posts #153 and #154 - of the Monarch HG 8x30 with similarly priced 8x30‘s, I did a very brief side-by-side today with the more expensive „premium“...
Forum: Nikon Monday 20th August 2018, 21:01
Replies: 195
Views: 11,063
Posted By Canip
Many thanks to everybody - Peter, MandoBear,...

Many thanks to everybody - Peter, MandoBear, Chuck, John, AltaVista, Dennis - for your feedback!!

John, your idea may become known as „trash funding“, are you sure you want your name linked to...
Forum: Nikon Monday 20th August 2018, 16:07
Replies: 195
Views: 11,063
Posted By Canip
Thank you, John. Interesting point !! Thanks for...

Thank you, John.

Interesting point !! Thanks for bringing this up.

If I compare vignetting in the eight contenders the way you describe it, the following is the ranking, starting with the bino that...
Forum: Binoculars Monday 20th August 2018, 10:10
Replies: 48
Views: 3,228
Posted By Canip
Thank you for remembering, Lee (in the meantime,...

Thank you for remembering, Lee (in the meantime, I got hold of a HG 30, see sep. thread)
Forum: Nikon Monday 20th August 2018, 08:48
Replies: 195
Views: 11,063
Posted By Canip
(( see previous post )) To briefly compare the...

(( see previous post ))

To briefly compare the Monarch HG 8x30, I chose seven similarly priced 8x30’s, as well as the larger Monarch HG 8x42 introduced some time ago, to see how well the Nikon fares...
Forum: Nikon Monday 20th August 2018, 08:46
Replies: 195
Views: 11,063
Posted By Canip
Nikon Monarch HG 8X30 – A Brief Review The new...

Nikon Monarch HG 8X30 – A Brief Review

The new Nikon Monarch HG comes into a market occupied by several dozen other makes and models in sizes 8x33, 8x32 and 8x30. A selection of a few well known...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 19th August 2018, 20:32
Replies: 48
Views: 3,228
Posted By Canip
Specs including IPD are on most Nikon sites,...

Specs including IPD are on most Nikon sites, e.g.
https://store.nikon.ch/wx-10x50-if/BAA855WA/details#specificationstab

Canip
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 19th August 2018, 15:50
Replies: 48
Views: 3,228
Posted By Canip
Minimum IPD using Nikon‘s own tripod adapter is...

Minimum IPD using Nikon‘s own tripod adapter is 58mm (with objective covers removed). Maybe 57mm or 56mm could be achieved with a slimmer adapter, but stability might then be an issue (Nikon‘s own...
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