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  1. J

    Expriencing the Papilio II 6.5x21

    It's right that this is normal but it cannot be fixed by changing the IPD with the Papillo due to the fact that this only changes the distance between the eyepieces while leaving the objective distance alone. In the papillo the distance of the objectives is changed automatically by focussing in...
  2. J

    Expriencing the Papilio II 6.5x21

    Oetzis test in the german forum was a castle at 4km - sure something good with larger objectives like a 7 or 10x50 will show better resolution at that range. But at a price - monetary and in what you carry... Joachim
  3. J

    Expriencing the Papilio II 6.5x21

    You forgot field of view and exit pupil. The papillo in 6.5x is better at both and not by a small margin. The larger exit pupil makes placement less finicky and will make the papillo work longer in fading light, despite the fact that the Zeiss is brighter in plain daylight. Plus it has twist up...
  4. J

    Expriencing the Papilio II 6.5x21

    Hi Konstantinos, thanks for the infos on model I. 1) The AFOV of 131/1000m for the 6.5x model II and 115/1000m for the 8.5 model II seem quite in line with their peers. Not too much competition at 6 or 7x but most are 130-140m. Best of the 8x20 bunch is the Nikon LX L with 118m (or Swaro 8x25...
  5. J

    Expriencing the Papilio II 6.5x21

    Hi, cannot comment yet but will get one for a kid and maybe one for me next week or so. But I re-read oetzis review in a german forum and there the sentence about the castle reads like this: With increasing distance the picture changes a bit: From my workplace I can see a castle on a ridge 4km...
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