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    I asked Zeiss if the Zeiss FL 10x32 had a flat field or not because it seems strange to me that the rest of the FL would not have flat field and just one model the FL 10x32 would have flat field. I think this is some misinformation that has propagated on Bird Forum probably started by one...
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    The graininess is coming from the phone but actually it did a pretty good job showing the difference in contrast between the two binoculars. A picture says a thousand words.
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    The only glass better than the FL is the SF, SV and the NL and then it depends on if you want flat field or not. If you don't want flat field FL is the best.
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    Here is a good example on YouTube of good contrast versus exceptional contrast in a side by side video through a Phoneskope of a Swarovski SLC 15x56 versus the new Swarovski Pure 12x42. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5b-ikUPjVQ&t=235s
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    Here is a picture with lower contrast on the left and higher contrast on the right. See how the lower contrast picture appears washed out and the colors aren't as rich or as vibrant.. To me this looks like the Kowa Genesis 8x33 or Nikon 8x30 EII on the left and NL 8x42 on the right. The...
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    Contrast or as you call it "pop" is one thing that sets the mid-level binoculars apart from the alphas. Usually the more expensive the binocular the better the contrast in my experience. A binocular can be very good optically but not have the best contrast. An example is the Nikon 8x30 EII. It...
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