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  1. OhWeh

    Swarovski - odd business policy - near point

    I took a look at the website: The 8,5x42 EL has only a close-up limit of 3,3 meters (formerly 1,5 meters!) 10x42 EL has only a close-up limit of 3.3 meters (formerly 1.5 meters!) 8x32 EL still 1,9 meters 10x32 EL still 1.9 meters both 42 SLCs 3.2 meters (formerly much closer) CL Pocket 8x25...
  2. OhWeh

    Teleconverter MC-20

    My experience with E-M1.2 + 4/300+MC-20: handheld exposure time should be (my hands) 1/750s or shorter, which is why I switch to aperture priority + ISO automatic here. The result is sometimes quite high ISO values but better than blurred. It is better to put the camera on the ground (e.g. use...
  3. OhWeh

    Berlebach 2-Way-Head Model 553

    After the first experiences with the 553, which is now in use alongside the 552, I can say: The 553 is a worthy successor to the 552. It has all the positive features (small, light, load up to at least 6 kg, horizontally smooth movement, vertically wonderful friction setting, etc.), but...
  4. OhWeh

    Zeiss Harpia 95 - Swarovski ATX 95 - Subjective comparison

    Remark: as I am German, my English is lousy, so please ask, if something is not clear. Obviously the Swarowski ATX 30-70x95 and the Zeiss Harpia 23-70x95 are the current top models of both competitors. Both spotting scopes weigh a good 2 kilograms, are of course water pressure-tight, suitable...