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Opticron DBA VHD PLUS 8x42 Binoculars

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Original price £599.00
Original price £599.00 - Original price £599.00
Original price £599.00
Current price £499.00
£499.00 - £499.00
Current price £499.00
"Smaller, Lighter, Brighter, Sharper", the new DBA VHD+ 8x42 binoculars take the Opticron design maxim to a new level. The all new Opticron DBA VHD+ optical system offers brighter, sharper images compared to its predecessor in a similarly compact and lightweight package.
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Designed around and built for the professional and enthusiast looking for 8x42 quality but preferring the size, weight and feel of a smaller binocular, the Opticron DBA VHD+ offers an unrivalled combination of performance, comfort and ergonomics for under £600. They are 100% made in Japan and supplied with a 30 year guarantee.


Compact, lightweight roof prism design
Dual hinge, single axis body
Textured rubber armouring
Nitrogen gas filled waterproof (5m/16ft depth)
VHD+ optical system incorporating a high quality ED glass objective system, phase corrected prisms with Oasis prism coating
S-H type multi-coating to all air/glass surfaces
Flat field vision
Long eye relief for spectacle wearers
4-stage twist type retractable eyecups
500º turn smooth action wide wheel focusing
Close focus to 2.5m/8.2ft
Central dioptre adjuster
Tripod adapter socket


Size: 8x42
Magnification: 8
Lens Dia. (mm): 42
Lens Dia. (inch): 1.7
Field of View (m@1000m): 122
Field of View (°): 7
Field of View (ft@1000yd): 366
Close Focus (m): 2.5
Close Focus (f): 8.2
Eye Relief (mm): 22
Eye Relief (inch): 0.9
IPD Range (mm): 56~74
IPD Range (inch): 2.2~2.9
Waterproof: Yes
Prism Type: Roof
Length (mm): 145
Width (mm): 126
Depth (mm): 51.5
Dimensions LxWxD (mm): 145x126x51.5
Dimensions LxWxD (inches): 5.7x5x2
Weight (g): 696
Weight (oz): 24.6
Weight (lb): 1.5
Body Material: Aluminium Alloy, Polycarbonate
Hinge Type: Twin Hinge, Single Axis
Armour Type: Full
Armour Material: NBR
Nitrogen Gas Filled: Yes
Eyecup Type: 4 stage twist
Dioptre Adjustment Side: Right
Dioptre Adjuster Location: Centre
Dioptre Range: 4.00
Eyelens Dia (mm): 22
Prism Material: OP6
Prism Coating: Oasis
PC Coating: Yes
Lens Coating: S-H Type
Serial Number Location: Tripod adapter socket cap
Country of Origin: Japan

Whats In the Box?

Opticron DBA VHD PLUS 8x42 Binoculars
Soft canvas case with rainguard
Neoprene bungee strap
Rubber objective lens covers.


30 year manufacturer's guarantee


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