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The Binoculars Market in the 2020s

Various market analysts try to predict what the binoculars market will look like over the next several (usually 5 to 7) years. The data collected below is just a bit dated (no pun intended) as it starts in either 2020 or 2021. The projections are still useful today though. If you want more current data,

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The Best Small Binoculars for Birding

Sometimes you just want compact binoculars when you go out bird watching. This best small binoculars for birding article concentrates on binos with objective lenses – which largely determines the overall size of a pair of binoculars – no larger than 28 millimeters. Most binoculars we’ll look at will have 25 millimeter objectives, and one

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Leica Noctivid Binoculars Review: The Latest and Greatest?

You may already be familiar with some of the other “-vid” optical offerings from Leica – the Geovids, Trinovids, Ultravids, Duovids, and Monovids. The latest and possibly greatest additions to the family are the Leica Noctivid binoculars which come in the standard 8×42 and 10×42 sizes. I’ll cover both of these sets of binoculars, which

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Leica Geovid “Edition 2017” HD-B: Are the New Any Different from the Old?

Leica Geovid rangefinder binoculars have been around for some time. New this year (2017) are the Leica Geovid “Edition 2017” models. Are these two new rangefinders – 8×42 and 10×42 – really any different from the 6 other models that Leica makes? Let’s take a look at the details to see why Leica made the

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Top Rangefinder Binoculars Overview & Review: 5 Just to Get Started

Note: I get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Rangefinder binoculars are a great hybrid tool that combines the slightly more common monocular rangefinder with the classic binocular. Many companies manufacture rangefinder binoculars these days. I’ll look at some of the more popular rangefinder binoculars in this overview and review article. If

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Proven 7×35 Binoculars: Are They Headed Toward Extinction?

Did you have a pair of 7×35 binoculars when you were young? Maybe they belonged to your parents or even your grandparents. Years ago, 7×35 binoculars were pretty much the only model type you could easily get. We used to own a heavy pair of 7x35s that my dad probably picked up somewhere for cheap.

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