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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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Zeiss SFL 8x40 binoculars

Zeiss SFL 8×40 Binoculars and 10×40 Binoculars

In mid-2022, Zeiss produced a lightweight version of their SmartFocus (SF) binoculars. They called them the Zeiss SFL 8×40 binoculars and the Zeiss SFL 10×40 binoculars. In case you haven’t deciphered the acronym yet, SFL stands for SmartFocus Lightweight – a name more functional than creative. These binoculars are similar to, but significantly less expensive

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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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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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Best Bird Watching Binoculars for Most Birders: Top 8x42s for You

There are easily a dozen or more decent bird watching binoculars, that meet the technical criteria that most bird watchers want, in the market today. I’ve picked 5 of the top, most popular best bird watching binoculars models for you to look at in this article. You might as well consider this a listing of

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