Monthly Archives: June 2010

How to Choose Pocket Binoculars

The following decisions should be made when consider buying a pocket binocular: 1. Use: Why do you want a pocket binocular? When do you intend using it? Will this be the only pair of binoculars you have, or just an … Continue reading

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Popular Pocket Binoculars

The following list of pocket binoculars have been carefully selected and arranged according to different price ranges for your convenience. These are mostly roof prisms, but a short list of reverse porro designs have also been included at the end. … Continue reading

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What Type of Pocket Binocular Should You Be Looking For?

There are two basic designs in binoculars:  The traditional “porro prism binoculars” and the so called “roof prism” binoculars. The porro prism binoculars have an offset zig-zag design, with the eyepieces (where you put your eyes) and big objective lenses … Continue reading

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The Cons of Pocket Binoculars

Brightness of image: The objective lenses of pocket binoculars are considerably smaller than the size of ordinary binoculars, and smaller than many compact binoculars as well – usually 20-25mm in diameter. The smaller the lenses, the less light that enters … Continue reading

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The Pros of Pocket Binoculars

Small is big! A pocket binocular can be so small, when folded up (the roof prism type) you can hold it in your hand without even being noticed. Check out how compact does this Swarovski Optiks Pocket Binocular (8x20B-P, Black) folds up … Continue reading

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Definition: What is a Pocket Binocular?

In the world of binoculars one can clearly distinguish between binoculars of normal size and binoculars known as “compact binoculars”. These are distinctions recognized and applied by the manufacturers, but among users of binoculars a third category has emerged, known … Continue reading

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Binocular Basics index

Adjustable eyepiece  Aperture  Armoring of binoculars  Bak-4  BK-7  Basic design  of binoculars Brightness of image in dim light  Central focusing  mechanism Central focusing wheel  Central focusing knob Central focusing toggle  Close focus  Coating of lenses Collimation  Depth of field  Diopter  … Continue reading

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Welcome to Pocket Binoculars

On this blog you will soon find information about pocket binoculars..

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Steiner 8.5×26 Wildlife Pro

Steiner introduced three new compact binoculars, the Wildlife Pro Series Binoculars. These excellent binoculars are pocket size binoculars, manufactured from precision polycarbonate and alloy, wrapped in a non-reflexive rubber armoring and are tough and made to handle tough conditions. All three models … Continue reading

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Pentax 62593 8×25 DCF SW Binocular – Black

The Pentax 62593 8×25 DCF SW Binocular – Black is the most recent release in the Pentax DCF series (launched in February 2008) and is very similar to the Pentax 62594 10×25 DCF SW Binocular, with dual hinge and all, … Continue reading

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