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Kowa BDII-XD - september 2019

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Old Yesterday, 19:04   #51
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I had a look through the 6.5 at Birdfair, and the ER was sufficient to give me full FOV with my eye glasses.

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Thanks for reply. I am looking forward to try it!
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Does anybody know when the release date will be? I'd be interested in trying a pair as a lighter alternative to my 7x42's. I wonder if Kowa would loan me a pair for a prolonged field test in November...
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Does anybody know when the release date will be? I'd be interested in trying a pair as a lighter alternative to my 7x42's. I wonder if Kowa would loan me a pair for a prolonged field test in November...
Oct. 1st is what Kowa US told me, but maybe sooner for Europe (?)
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The new Kowa BD II XD's will have a AFOV of 65 degrees which is great for a 6.5x but don't forget the Nikon 8x30 EII has an AFOV of 70.4 degrees and the Nikon 7x50 WX has an AFOV of 74.9 degrees. The Kowa will have the advantage of better DOF and ease of holding the lower magnification steady though. It should be an interesting binocular.

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