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Kowa BD 8x42 XD Binoculars

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Quick Overview

  • 2 XD-lenses and Phase coated prisms provide a bright, high-contrast image

  • Magnesium Alloy Housing: Compact and lightweight

  • Nitrogen-filled: waterproof and fogproof

  • Close focus from 1.5 meters

  • Large field of view


Kowa BD 8x42 XD Binoculars


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Kowa's latest BD binoculars now feature 2 XD glass elements for even better performance. Like their predecessor, they provide excellent optical quality in a compact, rugged, waterproof and fogproof housing. These binoculars offer excellent optical performance with particularly bright and clear views, as well as a high resolution image and excellent contrast. They are ergonomically designed and perfectly suited to a wide range of observation requirements. These models will meet the demands of everyone, from beginners to experienced observers who want a more natural picture. The lightweight and compact body allow long-lasting, fatigue-free observation.


Magnification 8
Front lens diameter 42 mm
Exit pupil 5.3 mm
Type of prism Roof
Eye relief 19 mm
Interpupillar distance 57-75 mm
Lens coating Fully multicoated
Focusing system Centre focusing
Eyepiece cups Rotatating
Splash-proof Yes
Eyepieces for spectacle wearers Yes
True field of view 7.5°
Field of view at 1,000 m 131 m
Minimum focal distance 1.5 m
Relative Brightness 28.1
Twilight factor 18.3
Surface material Rubber armouring
Body Magnesium
Width 126 mm
Length 132 mm
Height 51 mm
Weight 660 g
Colour black
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