Tuesday , 26 September 2017
Barska Binocular Review

Barska Binocular Review

Barska Binocular Review| Barska 10×25 Waterproof Binocular

We all like to have waterproof and fog- proof binoculars which are loaded with features. But such pieces are either too expensive or are too big to be handy. Having a good pair of binoculars is like a necessity these days. A good pair of binoculars increases fun whenever we go out on a trek, or hunt or observation of birds or nature. For me whenever I go out, my binoculars are my constant companion as they let me recon the lands before I venture there. While searching for a compact and a good pair of binoculars on Amazon I came across the 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars, which boasted some good features, namely.

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Optics

The 10×25 Waterproof binoculars have an objective lens of 25 mm and magnification of 10x. 10x stands for power which reflects the magnifying capability of a binocular. The binoculars enable the user to view objects ten times closer than it appears to the naked eye. Generally for outdoor sports 10x magnification is more than sufficient. The binoculars are also completely mute- coated for better light transmission and superior brightness. The roof prism system with BaK-4 prisms makes viewing sharp and crispy clear.

Water and Fog Proof

The 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars are 100% water as well as fog proof. This pair of binoculars can be used in any weather conditions. They are not merely water resistant but water proof. The helicoid-type extendible eye piece rings of the binoculars are tightly sealed and purged with nitrogen to prevent water from reaching in. The binoculars are reliable and can perform quite well in watery and foggy conditions. The binoculars are submersible in water up to 1 meter and will still not get spoilt.

Eye Cups

The eye cups of 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars can be twisted upwards when used with glasses on. The eye cups can also be adjusted according to our eyes using the pop-up diopter adjuster. These binoculars are designed in a way to provide extreme comfort to the users who wear glasses while using the binoculars. The eye cups are also covered with rubber armoring which prevents the objective lens from getting any scratches because of the eye- glasses. The rubber armoring protects the lens thoroughly.

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Rubber Armoring

The 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars are covered with rubber armoring which makes it comfortable for use. The rubber armoring provides a no- slip cum firm grip and prevents the binoculars from slipping. The rubber housing of the binoculars prevents it from getting scratches from eye- glasses of users. The rubber armoring also absorbs shocks and enables image stabilization. The rubber armoring makes the binoculars look stylish and sleek. The rubber armor not only serves the purpose of protection but also gives a good look to the binoculars.

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Complete Kit

The 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars come in a complete kit that includes a neck strap, lens covers, a tripod adapter/ socket and a limited lifetime warranty. The binoculars make use of the technology of mulch- layer coating made on every surface of the lens for a brighter view of outdoors. The binoculars also work well in low light. The binoculars have a field of view of 261 feet at 1000 yards with a minimum focusing distance of only 6.2 feet. It also features a long eye relief of 15 mm.

Pros

  1. 100% water and fog proof, submersible to 1 meter.
  2. Rubber armoring along with soft textured grip.
  3. Excellent high-resolution optics.
  4. Lightweight and compact.
  5. Can be mounted upon a tripod.

Cons

  1. No auto focus.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can these binoculars be used for viewing at night?

A: No, the binoculars can only be used in daytime and low lights.

Q: Are they 100% waterproof?

A: Yes, they are 100% water and fog proof.

Q: Do they have auto focus?

A: No, the 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars do not have an auto focus feature. That has to be done manually.

Final Verdict

The 10×25 Waterproof Binoculars are high- performance, water proof models built for excellent outdoor activities viz. Hunting, birdwatching, landscape viewing, etc. The binoculars can also be used for outdoor water activities. The single body but dual axis mechanism makes viewing interesting. The high-resolution optics enables the user to enjoy his/ her adventures even more. Apart from some drawbacks the binoculars are worth buying. The pros in favor of the binoculars completely shield the cons against it. The binoculars have some very nice features to go for.

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