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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    CharleyBird, thanks for the reply on CA in Leica Uv. vs Zeiss Victory FL 7x42. Tom, thanks for that information. Zeiss Victory FL 7x42 (your post #59) is rather large, 6.5 inches long vs Leica Uv. 5.6 in. and Opticron Discovery 5.3 in., and I have a bit of a fixation for smallness. I have read...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Tom, very well explained! I go along with all you say there except that I am one of those people in your last sentence and the difference does bother that much, with Leica, for reasons given above--still confining this to the "four alphas" for simplicity. Then there is this question: for such a...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Mike F, I had thought that the "vividness" was a result of the color rendition. My reasoning: Leica color rendition -> vividness -> enhanced reality. Maybe I assumed wrong and the vividness in Leica is due, or due also, to factors other than its color rendition? Leaving out contrast as a factor...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Eitan, thanks for the heads-up. By saying color rendition in Leica is (to me) "too unnatural, contra, say, Zeiss" I don't mean that it's natural in Zeiss! The implication is that it's unnatural in both, in Leica to a degree that bothers me, in Zeiss not. I don't think it's perfect/"perfect" in...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Eitan, I do think that (and worry) about Leica's color rendition. It is "too warm" for me, and a bit too unnatural, contra, say, Zeiss. Objectively, it does not separate, e.g., browns of bark as well as certrain other makes. But some reviewers, both experts and those without much experience of...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Jafritten, Mike, thank you. The reason why this response is delayed is explained below. Well. The Leica Uv. 7x42 does seem to give what I am looking for, that I experienced with the 6x30 Kowa YF, from what B-lilja says in these words: "depth of field through brush". Seems to me that this might...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Eitan, thank you very much for the excellent, thorough, clear, response, and the trouble you have taken. It may tempt me to disregard Edj's wisdom in post #5!
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Jafritten, sorry I have not been clear and specific enough. What I would most like to know about the Leica Uv. 7x42 is what is copied in your post #37 and answered by you in it! The Uv. 7x42, then, does give (you) that experience. Thank you. What I would most like to know from a comparison of...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Jafritten, this is what I would most like to know about from a Leica Uv. 7x42--Kowa YF 6x30 comparison. I copy from a post by me in this forum 2½ years ago: "...I was rather thrilled by the view of the Kowa YF 6x30...in a woodland setting due to its depth of field and 8.0-8.1 deg. FOV. You could...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    It seems to me from the above that morphing and warping as used here mean different things. If they are what I think they are then both are nice evocative words. Jafritten, Eitan, anyone else, please comment: warping is pincushion distortion, morphing is a disturbing effect from this when...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Thank you, Jafritten. Oh yes, the answer is clear and useful. Whether I will see that is, as you suggest, uncertain, though I too am pretty sensitive to the rolling ball effect. Must say I don't remember reading elsewhere the word "morphing", for the Uv. 7x42 or 10x42 or any other binocular...
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    The mistake of buying an Ultravid HD+ 7x42

    Jafritten, could you explain a bit what you mean by this (post #15): "I can still appreciate the better panning of the UV 10x32 or the Zeiss..." What is the (relative) hindrance with the Leica Uv. 7x42? Went through all your posts (54 to date, can be done easily by clicking on your name on the...
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