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Servicing Leitz (1 Viewer)

DouglasTaylor

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Good evening. My wife and I have a pair of Leitz Trinovid 7x42B Serial no. 730881 and Leitz (Leica) Trinovid 10x42BA Serial no. 1136642. We currently live in Dundee, Scotland. Can anyone recommend where we can get these serviced? I am prepared to send then to Leica Germany if necessary.
Also, I am very wide faced. Is there any way I can someone to get the 10x42's to open just a little bit wider, or would that spoil the optics?
 
You'd need to send them to Leica Portugal for servicing. Contact your nearest Leica dealer for the address or ask them if they will deal with sending them for you.
 
You can also try talking to Leica directly, they might be able to advise you. I've had good experiences with their customer service in the past. This is the number I was able to get off their website: 0207 629 1351.
 
Good evening. My wife and I have a pair of Leitz Trinovid 7x42B Serial no. 730881 and Leitz (Leica) Trinovid 10x42BA Serial no. 1136642. We currently live in Dundee, Scotland. Can anyone recommend where we can get these serviced? I am prepared to send then to Leica Germany if necessary.
Also, I am very wide faced. Is there any way I can someone to get the 10x42's to open just a little bit wider, or would that spoil the optics?
Hi Douglas,

I'm not quite sure what you mean re having a 'wide-face' and opening the binocular wider. I assume that you mean that your eyes are set quite wide apart? The two barrels of the binocular are hinged allowing them to be moved closer together/further apart to accommodate for differences in facial configuration (adjustment of what is know as the interpupillary distance). You should be able to widen the binocular/increase the interpupillary distance by easing the barrels apart to accommodate your face; this is what they are meant to do and it won't 'spoil the optics'. I apologise if I have misinterpreted your problem from your description of it; if so, please provide more info.

RB
 
Firstly thanks to all for responding. I have been on contact with Leica in Mayfair, but will try the number given as well.
With regard to opening width I can open my wife's binoculars - the old Trinovid - wide enough for my "far apart eyes", but not my more modern ones. However, when open at their maximum, it always looks as if they could open just that little bit more. I had just wondered if anyone knew about that or had experienced a similar issue. Perhaps when I get them to Portugal I'll ask if they can do something. These for me were a one in a lifetime indulgence and while I have really loved them I would be happier if I didn't feel that I was squinting to see.
Anyway, folks, I'm glad I found this forum, and thank you all.
 
Firstly thanks to all for responding. I have been on contact with Leica in Mayfair, but will try the number given as well.
With regard to opening width I can open my wife's binoculars - the old Trinovid - wide enough for my "far apart eyes", but not my more modern ones. However, when open at their maximum, it always looks as if they could open just that little bit more. I had just wondered if anyone knew about that or had experienced a similar issue. Perhaps when I get them to Portugal I'll ask if they can do something. These for me were a one in a lifetime indulgence and while I have really loved them I would be happier if I didn't feel that I was squinting to see.
Anyway, folks, I'm glad I found this forum, and thank you all.
I've had dealings with Leica Mayfair. I experienced first class and friendly service. I hope that Leica Portugal can increase the maximum IDP for you.
 
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