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Viking Traveller Binoculars 10x25 (1 Viewer)

Joeturner11

Sport/Wildlife Photographer
Hi,

I'am looking for a cheap pair of Binoculars just to carry around with me in my pocket to look out for the birds then shoot them (with a camera ;) ) are the RSPB Viking Traveller Binoculars 10x25 a Good buy? as I'am only looking for something cheap and lightweight, small.

Thanks In advance :)

Joe 8-P
 

typo

Well-known member
Joe,

I've not tried them, but there are all kinds of reasons why they are likely to be dreadful but at £15 at vikingopticalcentres it's an affordable gamble.

If you wan't a more assured performance at a reasonable price then reverse porros like the Olympus PCIII 7x21 (not suitable for glasses) at about £30 or the Olympus PCI 8x25 at about £50 would be a much better bet. They might look a bit like toys but they are proper binos and will offer a brighter, sharper view. They are not waterproof but can be tucked in a jacket pocket. For a roof prism pair of comparable quality you would need to pay quite a bit more. The Hawke Frontier PC 8x25 at about £90 has had some good comments here.


David
 

Joeturner11

Sport/Wildlife Photographer
Joe,

I've not tried them, but there are all kinds of reasons why they are likely to be dreadful but at £15 at vikingopticalcentres it's an affordable gamble.

If you wan't a more assured performance at a reasonable price then reverse porros like the Olympus PCIII 7x21 (not suitable for glasses) at about £30 or the Olympus PCI 8x25 at about £50 would be a much better bet. They might look a bit like toys but they are proper binos and will offer a brighter, sharper view. They are not waterproof but can be tucked in a jacket pocket. For a roof prism pair of comparable quality you would need to pay quite a bit more. The Hawke Frontier PC 8x25 at about £90 has had some good comments here.


David

Thanks for the reply David! I will have a look at them! Look Postive reviews on them so far.


cheers Joe :t:
 

dipped

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Avoid these - they'll drive you mad trying to get a decent image and yes I've tried a few.
 

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