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Nikon Monarch 7 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

The all-terrain Nikon Monarch 7 8 x 42 binoculars feature bright, high-resolution optics and are built tough for waterproof and fogproof performance.
  • $550.00

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  • Dielectric, high-reflective, multilayer prism coating and fully multicoated lenses with Extra-low Dispersion provide superior sharpness and light transmission
  • Phase-correction coated lenses enhance resolution, contrast and true color rendition at any distance
  • Ergonomic styling is mated with a rubber-armored exterior, providing added shock resistance and a firm grip whether wet or dry
  • Large, central focus wheel and adjustable diopter make focus easy to achieve and maintain, even while wearing gloves
  • Click-stop rubber eyecups, complemented by long eye relief, allow the binoculars to be used comfortably when wearing glasses
  • The Nikon Monarch 7 8 x 42 binoculars are O-ring sealed and nitrogen-purged for waterproof, fogproof performance


Nikon Monarch 7 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

Specification Description
Best use Hiking
Binocular size Full-size
Magnification 8x
Lens coating Fully multicoated
Added protection Rubber coating
Weather resistant Yes
Waterproof Yes
Fogproof Yes
Real angle of view 8 degrees
Apparent angle of view 58.4 degrees
Field of view 420 feet
Minimum focus 8.2 feet
Relative brightness 28.1
Exit pupil 5.3 millimeters
Eye relief 17.1 millimeters
Dimensions 5.6 x 5.1 inches
Weight 1 lb. 6.9 oz.

Nikon Monarch 7 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

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Rated 5out of5
by fromMonarch 7 binoculars Binoculars are great
Date published: 2013-05-03
Rated 5out of5
by fromExcellent Binoculars These binoculars are a replacement for 10 x 42 binoculars that were bright and sharp in the center but whose image quality fell off quickly moving away from the center. These Nikons have slightly less magnification but the entire field of view is clean and sharp. This, and the slightly larger field of view at 8x makes it easier to find a target and follow it (wildlife) and easier to see a constellation. I highly recommend stargazing with binoculars if you get to a place with dark skies, there are good guides for that. The moon looks terrific in all it's phases. Besides the all important quality of the optics these binoculars are waterproof (I don't plan to test that) and won't fog up. They aren't the lightest binoculars but a bit of extra weight makes it easier to hold them steady stargazing (at least for me). After saving money on the 10 x 42 binoculars and having pieces come off when focusing and adjusting them plus seeing the black coating start peeling I highly recommend gritting your teeth and spending money on top rated binoculars like these. That's what 20% off coupons are for! My only quibble is that the objective lens caps and the eyepiece cap fall off readily - but won't get lost because they're attached.
Date published: 2013-11-05
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat optics at a great pricepoint! I bought these for multi use. I always want a pair of binoculars at the Master's golf Tournament and college football games. I also want a pair for hiking and wildlife viewing. I got these today and unboxed them. I used them around the yard for an hour or two this afternoon, primarily scoping trees for birds and squirrels. They did an amazing job. Upon unboxing them, they are very solid. Unlike other binos I tried in the store, these have a very nice sticky rubber coating. It's almost impossible for them to slip out of your hands. The covers are solid and fit nicely in the eyepieces. The optics are amazing. They are more clear than I could have imagined. The field of view is very wide and the eye relief is very forgiving, allowing you to use them with eyeglasses or sunglasses with no problem. I strongly considered buying the 10x simply because pf higher magnification, but higher magnification also magnifies small movements and tremors in your hands, causing the visual field to become blurry and shaky. You also lose field of view at higher magnification. These have 420 ft FOV vs only 350ft with the 10x. If you can't see it, it doesn't matterhow close it looks. I chased birds and squirrels through the trees this afternoon and I'm very glad I didn't buy the 10x. There is no way they would work for me unless I was looking at something standing still. The adjustments are stiff and solid, but easy to adjust while looking through them. This was a great purchase and well worth the money. I can't imagine a better set of binos for under $1000.
Date published: 2015-04-07

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