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    Nikon MHG 8x30 vs Leica Ultravid HD+ 8x32

    I don’t think there’s anything wrong with comparing a “value option” vs the more expensive “luxury option” to understand the incremental gains and decide if they are worth the extra cost. On the topic of Leica focusers — I think if your expectation is that it’s going to be a silky smooth knob...
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    Nikon MHG 8x30 vs Leica Ultravid HD+ 8x32

    I should actually be careful about my conclusions because I only have UVHD, not "plus" versions. The HD+ has improved transmission, especially in the blue end (better Schott HT glass) which will make it more neutral (whiter whites) than the HD versions I have. I also have the Trinovid pre-HD...
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    Nikon MHG 8x30 vs Leica Ultravid HD+ 8x32

    Also, since this is a Nikon thread, I have been pleasantly surprised / shocked at how good the 8x42 MHG is at controlling glare. My expectations were tempered after the poor performance of the older Monarch ATB 10x42 and the Monarch 7 8x30, and I know the MHG is a different design but I did not...
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    Nikon MHG 8x30 vs Leica Ultravid HD+ 8x32

    Yes, if only the Ultravid 7x42 HD view and ease of eye placement could be transported magically into a more compact package without losing the eye relief! One little note -- I feel the word "warm" is one of those terms that (like "flat field") is thrown around a lot without consistent meaning...
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