Ben Lizdas, our illustrious sales manager here at Eagle Optics, could talk all day about optics. And he does–has for 12 years. What’s even better, he has the ability to explain things in a way that makes you want to listen. If you need to know anything about binoculars and spotting scopes, Ben [...]
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An ingenious and fairly simple instrument, a binocular does so much to enhance our enjoyment of the outdoors. But, one binocular can’t be expected to fulfill every need of every user. Can it? I mean, we want our bin to give us the same performance quality when viewing feeders out our back [...]
Why does Eagle Optics have so many helpful and informative videos on our website? Well, we realize buying optics by phone can be a daunting experience. I mean, spending all that money without holding the product and without seeing more than a one-dimensional image of it: yikes! That makes some people nervous. [...]
We invite you to visit Binoculars 101 with all your optics questions! The website has been completely revamped, and touches on every aspect of optics: from optics definitions, choosing a binocular, informative videos, and much more! Sharpen your optics knowledge by letting Binoculars 101 be your personal optics resource. But, don’t keep it all [...]
The numbers on a binocular describe its configuration. Let’s take 8×42 binoculars as an example. The first number (8) refers to the magnification, or, how many times closer an object will appear when looking through the binocular compared to looking at the same object with the naked eye. The second number (42) indicates the diameter [...]
First, it’s good to think about the ways in which you’ll be using your binoculars. Do you need more detail at theater and sporting events, birdwatching, wildlife viewing, or hunting? Will you use your binoculars to view things close up or far away? Will you be able to prop your arms on [...]
We often hear from customers who are interested in upgrading to a better binocular than what they currently have. Fair enough. Once we deepen our interest in using binoculars, it is natural to be curious about something with a tad more optical quality. However, many will say, for example: “I have an [...]
Binoculars can be classified as either full-size, mid-size or compact binoculars. The size of the objective lens (aperture) affects how large or small a binocular is. Higher magnification doesn’t increase the physical size of the binocular.
Full-Size Binoculars Full-size binoculars (like an 8×42 binocular) offer the greatest light gathering ability and over-all optical performance.
Mid-Size Binoculars [...]