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  1. Gilmore Girl

    Monarch HG

    Also, this may be something some people see while others don't notice at all; just like some people can see a color bias in a particular binocular while others cannot see it as hard as they may try; they just may not be sensitive to this type of thing.
  2. Gilmore Girl

    Monarch HG

    Then I think it may have more to do with color bias than total light transmission. I was agreeing with someone about binoculars which have high apparent brightness having a sort of 'washed out' view at times. This may be an issue with binos which have higher cooler (not warm) color bias...
  3. Gilmore Girl

    Monarch HG

    I'm using only the MHG 8x30 now. It's my only binocular. When I compared it to Ultravid HD+ 8x32, the Leica was just better and had something extra; the darks looked real dark and the colors and resolution impressed me more. But, now that I'm using the Nikon exclusively and not comparing it...
  4. Gilmore Girl

    Monarch HG

    This differing opinions in the bino forum just goes to show how we can have very different priorities. Some people place high importance on sharpness and search for the very best 'perceived resolution'. Some look for widest true FOV or best edge sharpness. I place high importance on colors and...
  5. Gilmore Girl

    Monarch HG

    Hi Richard, The MHG focus is quick and I'm still getting used to it. I'm getting better with it, but I still over-focus the birds at times. I agree , it doesn't snap into focus and I think the reason is the quicker focus. I've experienced this with other bins that have a fast focuser...
  6. Gilmore Girl

    Monarch HG

    My 8x30 is quite sharp. I haven't experienced a single moment yet when I felt it wasn't sharp enough at any distance. It won't match up with EL, NL, SF, NV ; it's not on that level. My previous Zeiss FL had a more impressive image. I like the colors a bit more in the Nikon. Serial# 2000094
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