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Forum: Swift Sunday 23rd February 2020, 16:37
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Chhayanat
The only difference that I can find between this...

The only difference that I can find between this binocular and the second of the near-identical ones described in the seminal study by de Vries and Huff (I have had the PDF on my PC for years now) is...
Forum: Swift Friday 15th November 2019, 10:02
Replies: 12
Views: 13,929
Posted By Chhayanat
Detailed report but I would like ask some more...

Detailed report but I would like ask some more questions, if I may.

Do you see wear eyeglasses? If they are for myopia, do you see the entire FOV with the rubber eyecups rolled down? If not, what...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 14th November 2019, 05:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By Chhayanat
I have used Nikon 10x42 HG glasses from around...

I have used Nikon 10x42 HG glasses from around 2005. The first pair were US market LX glasses. The next pair, which I still use, are LX-L glasses also US market.

I have impaired vision. Their...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 28th July 2019, 11:01
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By Chhayanat
A pity that Bill Cook's review of the Nikon 10x42...

A pity that Bill Cook's review of the Nikon 10x42 SE cannot be found it would have been a treat to read.

The older reviews so thoughtfully posted by John A. Roberts mostly came to my attention...
Forum: Pentax Thursday 3rd January 2019, 18:18
Replies: 3
Views: 2,806
Posted By Chhayanat
I used the Pentax DCF 8x42 WP glasses from around...

I used the Pentax DCF 8x42 WP glasses from around the same time as you ( c.2000); also after reading the review on Better View Desired. Meanwhile Pentax anointed them with a lifetime warranty. I had...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 27th February 2018, 16:27
Replies: 41
Views: 4,732
Posted By Chhayanat
I participated in the debates in Birdforum and...

I participated in the debates in Birdforum and other sitesabout the respective merits of the Nikon HG and Nikon SE series of binoculars. I also corresponded with some of the expert reviewers whose...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 11th June 2017, 18:30
Replies: 54
Views: 24,530
Posted By Chhayanat
I have used both the Nikon 10x42 HG and HGL with...

I have used both the Nikon 10x42 HG and HGL with the latter still in use. Subjectively speaking, I found hardly any difference between them. The repeated comments by reviewers about the weight of the...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 25th February 2015, 11:15
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By Chhayanat
I, too, am disappointed on that account.

I, too, am disappointed on that account.
Forum: Swift Sunday 4th January 2015, 08:16
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
Thanks. I have noticed a similar blue-tinted glue...

Thanks. I have noticed a similar blue-tinted glue covering screws inside assorted electronic items as well and was curious to know what it was.
Forum: Swift Friday 26th December 2014, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
Thanks I can see the difference in the two...

Thanks I can see the difference in the two pictures and your explanation makes it easier to understand why that difference is there. What is blue-coloured glue used for cementing and is it sold in...
Forum: Swift Monday 22nd December 2014, 11:02
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
Thank you. I did not realise that the markings on...

Thank you. I did not realise that the markings on the plate of the central axle of older porro binoculars were in mm.
If the maximum IPD of the 804R is around 70mm, then the IPD of the other glasses...
Forum: Swift Sunday 21st December 2014, 12:45
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
Maybe he did not actually cement the prisms. I...

Maybe he did not actually cement the prisms. I took the term from the work estimate which he sent my friend who was handling the binoculars in the US which I am quoting from below:
# 804 8.5x42 ...
Forum: Swift Sunday 21st December 2014, 12:39
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
My friend who took the glasses to the US for...

My friend who took the glasses to the US for repair said he often got recorded messages from that number. Once he was able to connect with Mr. Crista, however, things proceeded smoothly.
I do not...
Forum: Swift Sunday 14th December 2014, 02:26
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
I first contacted Nicolas Crista about the...

I first contacted Nicolas Crista about the binoculars in June 2013 but I was diverted by my movement from one country to another.My friend who took the binoculars to the US for repair, also said that...
Forum: Pentax Friday 12th December 2014, 14:13
Replies: 9
Views: 16,376
Posted By Chhayanat
Nicolas Crista repaired the glasses at a...

Nicolas Crista repaired the glasses at a reasonable charge. Now that I have the glasses with me, I noticed a yellow paper printout from Pentax which says the glasses were repaired under warranty. It...
Forum: Swift Friday 12th December 2014, 14:03
Replies: 14
Views: 11,364
Posted By Chhayanat
Audubon 8.5 x 44 HR/5 repair by Nicolas Crista

I first contacted Nicolas Crista about the Audubon 8.5 x 44 HR/5s discussed in this thread. Moving from place to place meant that it finally took till November 2014 for the glasses to be returned to...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 21st October 2014, 18:49
Replies: 82
Views: 24,246
Posted By Chhayanat
So was I. And the same applies to buying Nikon...

So was I. And the same applies to buying Nikon products. In fact, I have just turned down an offer from a friend to sell me his Nikon D200 and three Nikkor lenses for $200.
Chhayanat
Forum: Pentax Tuesday 29th July 2014, 09:11
Replies: 9
Views: 16,376
Posted By Chhayanat
Reviving an old thread. The glasses (Pentax...

Reviving an old thread. The glasses (Pentax 8x42WP) were sent to the Pentax repair centre in Arizona (?) by a friend. Pentax cannot repair the glasses and has offered to replace them if I can produce...
Forum: Nikon Sunday 9th March 2014, 13:30
Replies: 71
Views: 30,148
Posted By Chhayanat
In 2000 I was offered the Nikon 8x32 SE for...

In 2000 I was offered the Nikon 8x32 SE for US$475/- at a New York retail store which generously let me choose from three samples. It was clearly sharper and brighter than the Pentax 8x42 WP ($325)...
Forum: Swift Wednesday 29th January 2014, 17:57
Replies: 10
Views: 5,388
Posted By Chhayanat
Let's see what Nicolas Crista has to say about...

Let's see what Nicolas Crista has to say about the Audubons. I had asked my original question because I thought the far focus was a little too far away without spectacles. With spectacles, as you...
Forum: Swift Monday 27th January 2014, 03:40
Replies: 10
Views: 5,388
Posted By Chhayanat
My friend who took the glasses to the US, is...

My friend who took the glasses to the US, is awaiting a response from Nicolas Crista because his website says that glasses are not to be sent without speaking with him first.

Your suggestions re....
Forum: Swift Saturday 25th January 2014, 05:46
Replies: 10
Views: 5,388
Posted By Chhayanat
At present the glasses are in the US awaiting the...

At present the glasses are in the US awaiting the conenience of Nicolas Crista. A close focus of 50-60 feet is much too far away, so I will just leave the glasses alone. At present, the close focus...
Forum: Swift Friday 24th January 2014, 04:28
Replies: 10
Views: 5,388
Posted By Chhayanat
Thanks. The reason I asked was that I could not...

Thanks. The reason I asked was that I could not get infinity focus with a 1985 serial number 804R without my spectacles. I wear approximately -4.5 for distance vision with some compensation for axis...
Forum: Swift Thursday 23rd January 2014, 17:20
Replies: 10
Views: 5,388
Posted By Chhayanat
Audubon HR/5 diopter adjustment

How many diopters of compensation are available for myopic users in the Swift Audubon 8.5x44 HR/5 4b(i)?
Forum: Swift Sunday 29th December 2013, 06:10
Replies: 2
Views: 4,368
Posted By Chhayanat
I also get cutoffs at the edge of the FOV. This...

I also get cutoffs at the edge of the FOV. This is with eyecups folded down as I wear glasses for distance. Seems to be something to do with the wide-angle view. Do you wear glasses ...
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