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    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    Thanks, Henry. I have noted (since before) that you use 52.5 to divide the field in feet at 1000 yards to convert to degrees, but doesn't the small-angle approximation actually give us 52.4? (2.π.1000.3/360 = 52.359...) Hence my 7.2 deg. (rounded from 7.156...) and your 7.14! "Unless there is an...
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    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    Henry, I did note the 10x50 configuration, and that the apparent FOV is wider. But what Alexis stressed is the real FOV. I re-copy his sentence with the middle part now included: "FOV is about finding birds, and being _actually_ wider is what makes for superior utility." I did wonder about how...
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    Review: GPO Passion HD 8x42

    Steve, thanks for another very informative review. Alexis, are we not a bit spoilt these days!? Please see this thread on "Chandler S. Robbins amazing bins" (recently re-active on his death). Its FOV is also 7.2 degrees. He found birds! And that binocular (in that state) is the very picture of...