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Weirdest binoculars on the market? (1 Viewer)


I'm still looking for the holy grail of quality binoculars with the ability to capture the binocular view as a high res record digital image at the touch of a convenient button... Maybe that will never be possible
Have you seen the Fujifilm Real 3D W3 Camera? It only has a 3x zoom, but it’s quite remarkable- it least on the 3” 3D screen. I just wish I had a 3D TV for mine.


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Pentax 4x20

I can see usefulness as a hiking optic, similar to the Leica Monovid.
Small, lightweight, 4x for wider view, 16x for more detail.
My issues would be quality of optics, difficulty of use-a clever idea but maybe too impractical.

I remember when my daughter and son in law were planning to hike into the GrandCanyon,
and weight was such a concern. I offered my Papillio but they thought that was too heavy.



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The weirdest?

Not bad but the weirdest ever -and still on the market in high numbers as second hand surplus- must still be those East German military CZJ EDF 7x40. Specced and tested to be radiation resistant.
You could finally look through them, seven times magnified, right into a nuclear explosion at ten times the lethal radiation dose for humans while it's special yellowish tinted glass would remain above 50 percent transparency level. That's weird isn't it?

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