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Kowa BD42-8XD


PROMINAR XD lenses attain the highest pinnacle of binocular performance.
2XD lenses are utilized in the objective end of the binocular. this significantly reduces chromatic aberration and provides high contrast in the field of view. 



Ultra Close Focus of just 1.5m
Decades of optical innovation, development and technology has resulted in a binocular with an ultra close focus of 1.5m. Ideal for observation of plants, insects and other close range subjects. 

Light weight magnesium alloy body
A new lighter, yet ultra rugged magnesium alloy body means the new BD model can endure the most severe weather conditions whilst still remaining light weight and portable. 

Wider Field of View
The new BD42 PROMINAR provides a wider field of view by approximately 20%. (8x model, compared to our previous BD range). 

Compact Size
The compact body of the BD42 PROMINAR series is equivalent in length to a 32mm class binocular. The binocular is extremely easy to handle and carry but provides all the extra resolution gathering power of a 42mm model. 

Stylish and ergonomic
A modern, stylish and tactile body make the New BD binocular a joy to hold and use. The perfect balance of practicality and design. 



Magnification 8x
Objective Lens Effective Diameter 42mm
Minimum Focusing Distance 1.5m (5.0ft)
Real Field of View 7.5°
Exit Pupil Diameter 5.3mm
Relative Brightness 28.1
Twilight Factor 18.3
Eye Relief 19mm
Field of View at 1000m/yds 131m/yds
Dimensions (Length x Width x Height) 132 x 126 x 51mm (5.2 x 5.0 x 2.0in)
Weight 660g (23.2oz)

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