Friday , 26 May 2017
Polaris Explorer 12X50 High Powered Monocular Review

Polaris Explorer 12X50 High Powered Monocular Review

Polaris Explorer 12X50 High Powered Monocular Review

Monoculars are single lens binoculars with the same clarity and power as that of binoculars’. Monocles are primarily used by people who have used rifles because such people prefer seeing through one eye only. It is also available in quite a few variants, all being at par with the binoculars.

 

One of the leading manufacturers of this product is Polaris, which has superb craftsmanship. The 12×50 High Powered Monocular is a masterpiece in itself. I found it on Amazon while I was looking for some optical instruments.

 

While browsing Amazon, eight out of ten times, I end up buying a product on which I accidentally stumble upon. Here are monocular’s awesome features,

High Powered Optics

The 12×50 High Powered Monocular has a magnification of 12x which means it can zoom up to 12 times, which also means that one can view objects 12 times closer than they appear to the naked eye.

 

The lorgnon has a powerful objective lens as well, with a diameter of 50 mm which has a wide angle of viewing. The monocle has one of the most powerful optics in the market.

 

It can view a good distance of 246 feet at 1000 yards (also called as the field of view). It is designed for high performance.

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Design

The 12×50 High Powered Monocular is designed with excellence as an objective. It is a result of high quality workmanship. The monocle has a durable as well as rugged rubber armor that protects it from several harms.

 

The armor can withstand the most rugged of the weathers too. The lorgnon is designed to be held comfortably in one hand. It has a multi-coated lens for better light transmission and sharp images. The monocular is sleekly designed and only weighs 1.6 pounds.

Rubber Armor

The 12×50 High Powered Monocular is covered with rubber armoring which adds to the design and protection as well. The rubber armors primarily protect the lorgnon from slipping and falling by providing a no- slip, firm grip.

 

When used in rugged and turbulent conditions, monocular tends to receive shocks, which are absorbed by the rubber armor to provide better quality uninterrupted viewing.

 

The rubber armor also prevents the pince-nez from scratches that might come while using it with eyeglasses on.

Waterproof

The 12×50 High Powered Monocular is 100% water and fog proof that makes it handy in every weather condition. The lorgnon can be used in toughest of the weather and environmental conditions, and you’ll still receive high-quality imagery.

 

The waterproof feature enables users to carry the monocular at outdoor sports like rafting, beach sports, etc. Because of this feature the monocle is protected from invasion of dust, moisture, and debris. It is also prevented from getting any internal fogging too.

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A Complete Package

The 12×50 High Powered Monocular comes as a whole set along with all the necessary items. A user does not have to bother about purchasing items as and when the needs arise. The Monocle comes as a complete package.

 

Along with the monocular, a user gets a nylon mesh carrying case, lens covers, microfiber lens cleaning cloth, stainless steel tripod and a lifetime warranty.

 

The complete set is available on Amazon only for $70 which makes it all the more worth going on for.

Pros

  1. Water and fog- proof.
  2. High-resolution optics.
  3. Rubber armoring.
  4. A complete package.
  5. Reasonable price.
  6. Durable and rugged body.

Cons

  1. Can be used only in the daytime.
  2. No auto focus.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is the monocular 100% water and fog proof?

A: Yes, the Monocular is water and fog proof. Additionally, it is also dust and debris proof.

Q: Can it be mounted upon a tripod?

A: Yes, it can be. The Monocle comes with a stainless steel tripod for steady viewing.

Q: Does it have auto focus?

A: No, that’s the only drawback with the monocular.

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Final Verdict

The 12×50 High Powered Monocular is a wonderful piece of optics which has all the features required for outdoor activities like trekking, rafting, adventure sports, bicycle touring, etc.

 

This high-resolution and high-performance lorgnon are available at a very cheap rate although it is loaded with features. The pince-nez comes in a complete package that is a superb specification.

 

It is hard to find some nicely equipped monocles, but 12×50 High Powered Monocular is worth buying. It has everything a user requires.

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