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    Brightness of 8x32 vs 10x42

    Aotus, post 15, A very simple experiment can illustrate your point. Let us assume a very low light level and an object at a distance of let us say ten meters. I could not see any detail. When I come now much closer to the object for example one meter I can see details of the object. Something...
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    Brightness of 8x32 vs 10x42

    Maljunulo, post 10, This topic has been handled frequently on this forum, but I am happy to repeat it. Brightness is determined by three factors; first of all the amount of light leaving the binoculars and that is determined by: -1- the size of the exit pupil and -2- the amount of light the...
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    Brightness of 8x32 vs 10x42

    Joachim, post 6, I get your point with regard to magnification that is in my experience fully correct. Gijs van Ginkel
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    Brightness of 8x32 vs 10x42

    Next to the exit pupil light transmission is also an import factor for image brightness. Magnification is not a brightness indicator. Gijs van Ginkel
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