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Vixen Binoculars ARTES J HR8x42WP
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Genuine binoculars made in Japan that succeed the Vixen's flagship ARTES. It features an 8x magnification, 28.1 brightness factor, long eye relief, high-quality optical coatings, and many more.
The ARTES J succeeds in all the excellent features provided for the Vixen's highest ARTES binoculars. The ease of use and holding has been pursued thoroughly on the ARTES J to merge excellent optical performance with a user-friendly design. An accurate optical alignment has been made in every single optical unit by craftsmanship to achieve a high level of performance in the field of view.
Vixen Binoculars ARTES J HR8x42WP Description
ED Objective lens.
With the use of extra-low dispersion glass in the objective lens elements, the ARTES J binoculars deliver
outstandingly sharp images free of chromatic aberration.
2. Flat multi-coatings.
The flat multi-coatings on the surfaces of the lenses achieve flat and high light transmission throughout the
wavelengths of visible rays of light. It contributes to the clear and high contrast of images excellently.
3. High reflectivity coatings.
The advanced dielectric coatings are applied to achieve superbly high reflectivity on the prisms.
4. Phase coated prisms.
The phase coatings correct the phase shift of the light waves that occur on the edge of roof prisms by
reflection. It can achieve image quality of higher contrast and levels and result in extremely bright and
sharp images with maximum contrast.
5. Oil-repellent coatings.
It protects the outer lens surfaces from dirt. The oil-repellent coatings allow for cleaning the lenses
easily when the surfaces of the lensesare stained with fingerprints or dust particles.
6. Open hinge design for firm gripping.
The bridge that joins the two optical barrels of the binocular body is an open hinge type to enhance holding
stability by fingers. Its construction fits hands nicely regardless of the person using it and is effective in
stopping from shaking.
7. Waterproof specification.
The inert nitrogen purged waterproof design ensures use in all weather conditions.
8. Adaptability to a camera tripod.
The ARTES J binocular is used on a camera tripod using either a Tripod adapter MH or Stay On case sold
Fashionable binocular carrying case.
ARTES J HR8x42 WP
Effective objective diameter
42 mm (ED lens)
Type of prisms
BaK4, Roof prisms
Anti-reflection flat multi coatings, Phase coatings, High reflectivity dielectric coatings
Angular field of view
Apparent field of view
56.0 degrees (52.1 degrees in the old JIS standard)
Field of view at 1000m
56 mm to 75 mm
An optional stay on case M is required.
14.6 x 13.0 x 5.3 cm
Soft Carry Case
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