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  1. casscade

    Swarovski Swarovision EL 10x42 vs Zeiss Victory SF 10x42

    My vote goes to Swarovski as a package, awesome resolution, great brightness while keeping great contrast and color, fov, dof, size and weight, awesome warranty. My personal favorite Zeiss is actually the FL’s and HT’s in a 10x42. I’d be more that happy with either though, both awesome binoculars.
  2. casscade

    Swarovski Swarovision EL 10x42 vs Zeiss Victory SF 10x42

    Those last few points are the deal breakers for me and what separates alphas from mids, something even the older alphas like the FL’s, BA/BN, and slc’s don’t suffer from.
  3. casscade

    Swarovski Swarovision EL 10x42 vs Zeiss Victory SF 10x42

    Not sure what’s changed with Leica and their newer binoculars, but I’ve read a lot about their newer binoculars like their UV and even the noctovids having excessive ca. I say changed because my old Leica 2000 model BA’s have virtually no ca except at the very edges, actually they compare well...
  4. casscade

    Swarovski Swarovision EL 10x42 vs Zeiss Victory SF 10x42

    Serious question about the Leica UVHD plus, how exactly is the Zeiss SF optics better or a step up, is it because of a flatter field, the larger apparent fov, better ca control, do they have a higher resolution or better contrast than the Leica, what about ease of view or dof, just curious as to...
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