Opticron Countryman BGA HD+ Roof Prism 10x42 Binoculars
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Manufacturer code: 30716 | Our code: 129584
Opticron Countryman BGA HD+ Roof Prism 10x42 Binoculars. Designed and built to deliver exceptional performance in a lightweight rugged body, the Countryman BGA HD+ are an ideal choice for anyone searching for superior light transmission & cross field definition coupled with great handling. 100% made in Japan, the models have a high quality look and feel to them and are available in a range of different sizes.
Specifications and features include:
- HD+ optical system with ‘PC’ phase corrected prism units and Oasis prism coating
- Nitrogen filled construction to a depth of 3m
- Textured ‘natural’ rubber armouring for exceptional comfort & grip
- Wide wheel glide-action focusing with right side dioptre adjustment
- 3-stage retractable eyecups: 10x42, 10x50, 12x50, 4-stage: 8x42
- Tripod adapter socket
- 30 year guarantee
|Linear Field of View (@ 1000m)||105 m|
|Interpupillary Distance||56-74 mm|
|Eye Relief||17 mm|
Review by Gerrard Smallwood
I use these for tracking of wildlife as a volunteer in a Nature Conservation charity following motorsports as a spectator and general home/holiday stuff. I already had experience of an older pair of the Countryman before buying these. This includes ID of individual animals from some distance hence fine detail and steady focussing is required or following a fast moving vehicle around a track. The build quality is excellent strong robust and solidly built. I have dropped them from chest height to a concrete floor (still in their case) with no more damage than a scuff to the case. The focus is good quick action and the dioptre adjust stays constant for the adjusted eyepiece right through the distance adjustments. Allows very close focussing from around 2.5m through to infinity. The 10x42 is a good compromise between magnification unobtrusive size and being able to stay focussed on a moving animal bird motorbike or race or rally car. The HD has very clear clean optics (a slight but noticeable imp...
Review by Mark Mcdonald
These binoculars offer stunning optical quality for the price. They are as sharp (but not as bright) as my Swarovskis. Colour rendition is accurate with no noticeable cast. They handle beautifully and have precise focussing. The field of view is good at 60 degrees but I found the 17mm of eye relief was not sufficient for my glasses. The 8x42s have a narrower field of view but better eye relief and are noticeabley brighter.