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Opticron Explorer WA ED-R 8x42 Binoculars

SKU 30771
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Original price £249.00
Original price £249.00 - Original price £249.00
Original price £249.00
Current price £229.00
£229.00 - £229.00
Current price £229.00
The Explorer WA ED-R 8x42 delivers an unbeatable combination of specification, quality and ergonomics.
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With a 7.5° FOV, they are the perfect for anyone looking for a compact wide-field binoculars. The inclusion ED optics and the latest multi-coatings allow for extra light transmission and colour contrast.


High quality roof prism design featuring ED glass objectives
PC phase corrected prisms with R-type high light transmission multi-coating
Nitrogen waterproof construction finished in full body rubber armour for comfort and protection
Wide-angle eyepieces with long eye relief for spectacle wearers
Multi-stage retractable eyecups
Close focus to under 2m/6.6ft
Tripod adapter socket


Colour Black
Size 8x42
Magnification 8
Lens Dia. (mm) 42
Lens Dia. (inch) 1.7
Field of View (m@1000m) 131
Field of View (°) 7.5
Field of View (ft@1000yd) 393
Close Focus (m) 2
Close Focus (f) 6.6
Eye Relief (mm) 17
Eye Relief (inch) 0.7
IPD Range (mm) 55~73
IPD Range (inch) 2.2~2.9
Waterproof Yes
Prism Type Roof
Length (mm) 140
Width (mm) 126
Depth (mm) 52
Dimensions LxWxD (mm) 140x126x52
Dimensions LxWxD (inches) 5.5x5x2
Weight (g) 670

Whats In the Box?

Soft case with rainguard
Padded strap
Rubber objective lens covers


10 Year


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