Yesterday I received an email from someone who said that he was a senior executive at Meopta, and that I was a complete idiot!
I know - as if I haven’t heard that before?
He said that some of the new coloured binoculars are clearly designed for hunting, especially in faraway places...
While Meopta’s advertising may try to give the impression ‘By Hunters, For Hunters’, their products
- including the rangefinders and sights - are not markedly different to those of Zeiss, Leica or Swarovski
Since Meopta’s ‘inside knowledge’ clearly doesn’t result in products that...
The caption in Finnish is no help:
‘Ola and Kristoffer hunted deer this weekend in spectacular terrain. Several deer snuck into the Meopta binoculars, but unfortunately only the wrong variety’
Enlarging the image and opening the shadows, it appears to have a module under the...
Most of the the available photos don’t show the bridge area detail clearly. The best seems to be the one in post #7
The texturing seems to mimic a leatherette style finish. It’s presumedly there to provide visual contrast with the rest of the RA covering,
and add to the updated look...
And 2 images of the B1 Plus 8x42 in the traditional green RA, from Meopta’s Facebook page
(as per the original images, there is a different colour balance to the RA in the 2 photographs)
I’ve not seen the blue version of the 8x32, and nor could I find one doing some quick googling. Was it Meopta's corporate blue colour?
See an example from a brochure, it would seem to make an attractive choice
Some will be aware that Meopta also made B1 models for Cabelas, with a...
Latest B1 Transmission Data - per Meopta
A new 2 page 1.7 MB brochure for the B1 Plus can be found at: https://www.sportoptics.com/meopta-meostar-b1-plus-10x42-binoculars-467783.aspx
It states that while the maximum transmission:
- is 99.7% per lens
- overall it is 88% for the various B1 Plus...