Minox 8x42 BL
These exciting and well-priced binoculars combine the high quality of Minox optics with a brand new lightweight rubber-armoured body.
Weighing in at just 600g, the BLs feature a new design of rubber armouring which provides better grip in all weather conditions. The central focus wheel is also fully rubber armoured to ensure ease of use and grip, even with gloves on. They are fully waterproof to a depth of 5m and Nitrogen purged to prevent internal fogging during quick temperature changes.
The fully multicoated optics and phase-corrected prisms give the user excellent image clarity and brightness even in our sometimes rather dreary weather conditions. The new Minox BLs focus down to just 2.5 meters and just 1 turns of the focussing wheel gets you from close to infinity.
While making use of a lightweight PVC body, which itself undergoes the same rigorous durability testing procedures of the top-end BR binoculars, the BLs still retain the all-metal eyepiece assemblies of the BRs which ensure that the twist-up eyecups stay in place at all times but can be quickly and easily adjusted so anyone wearing spectacles still has a full field of view.
The new Minox BLs come complete with soft leather pouch case, strap, rainguard, objective lens covers and lens cloth and are available now.