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Comparing Zeiss and Swarovski 32 /30 models

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Old Friday 31st May 2019, 14:13   #76
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Originally Posted by wachipilotes View Post
I read the following not long ago regarding my question: " there is a big difference between the similar looking FL 8x32 and FL 10x32. And between the FL 10x32 and all other Zeiss binoculars. The FL 10x32 is by far the best with regard to wideness of the field and sharpness to the edge.
I have been unable to find this quote. However, the one difference that has been discussed extensively is the fact that the 10x model has an additional lens that serves as a field flattener. Thus, the edge sharpness ought to be improved. Personally, this was not obvious as far as I'm concerned, and the Zeiss model did not show the - to me - irritating roller ball effect when scanning. This in contrast to the Swarovski models I had compared both Zeiss with. Regarding the wideness of the field, the Zeiss 10x32 does not shine particularly. So I wonder whether you got the SF model mixed in, as there, the wideness of the field is exceptional. But we are then talking about x42 models.
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Old Friday 31st May 2019, 15:24   #77
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I found this comment in another forum, in Cloudynights. But I imagine that everyone sees it in their own way, in short, personal opinions.
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