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BINOCULARS AND SCOPES
BINOCULARS AND SCOPES
Professional binoculars and scopes will take your field observations to a new level. Tracking game while hunting, following sporting events, admiring nature - whatever the nature of your activities, the right optics will make them easier, more efficient and comfortable.
Detective Store offers a wide selection of optical instruments for observation from recognized manufacturers in the industry, such as Kowa, Focus Sport Optics and Vortex. Reliable quality along with a competitive selection determine the trust placed in us by both individual customers and uniformed services.
Binoculars and scopes
Making observations in the field is not only easier and safer, but, above all, more effective when you have the right tools, such as scopes and binoculars. These differ in design and parameters, and consequently - also in application.
Depending on the chosen model, they are used for birdwatching, tracking game during hunting, locating a target from a distance during ASG games or watching sporting events.
Binoculars or scopes - which to choose?
Binoculars and scopes share a similar optical system design. This one consists of eyepieces and lenses that magnify the observed image.
A scope tends to be larger and heavier, so it works well for stationary activities without frequent movement. Binoculars, on the other hand, make it easier for the user to remain mobile, although - in the case of high magnification - they may also require the use of a tripod. This zoom, however, will always be smaller than with scopes, but is distinguished by a wider field of view.
Scopes and binoculars - manufacturers
At Detective Store, all the models offered meet the requirements of users as well as the environment. Their well-thought-out design makes them remain reliable in dynamically changing weather conditions and limited visibility. The highest quality optics guarantee sharpness, contrast and image detail.
The range includes proposals from top manufacturers, including Kowa and Focus Sport Optics spotting scopes, also Delta Optical, Vortex and Pulsar binoculars.
<div class="category_banner" style="background-image: url('/img/c/spotting-scopes.jpg');"> <div class="wrapper"> <div class="categoryName"> <h2><span class="icon-stop"></span>Spotting scopes</h2> </div> <div class="clearfix"></div> <div class="categorySentence"> <p>You'll know where it is!</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Good spotting scopes</strong> guarantee maximum magnification, up to 75x, and are more precise than binoculars. With varied specifications, they meet the needs and requirements of a wide range of users, including nature enthusiasts, hunters, researchers, ornithologists and shooters.</p> <p>Detective Store offers <strong>professional optics from the industry's leading manufacturers</strong>, such as Kowa and Focus Sport Optics, which are trusted by customers from around the world. Specialists are available to help you <strong>choose the best spotting scope</strong>, individually tailored to you.</p> <h2>Spotting scopes - types and applications</h2> <p>Spotting scopes, also known as <strong>field scopes and observational telescopes</strong>, are optical equipment with high and variable magnification that allows observation of distant objects. Different models differ in design and effectiveness, and consequently in application.</p> <p><strong>Observational telescopes are used for, among other things:</strong></p> <ul> <li>admiring landscapes or architecture,</li> <li>tracking animal activity,</li> <li>observing bullet impacts,</li> <li>controlling forest fire danger,</li> <li>identifying a target and tracking its movement,</li> <li>observing the sky.</li> </ul> <h3>Scope for bird watching</h3> <p><strong>Scopes for wildlife watchers</strong> are characterized by a minimum of 20x magnification, which is usually variable. This allows users to adjust the power to the changing situation. Combined with a tripod, these spotting scopes guarantee comfortable work - without fatigue caused by holding the tool - even for several hours. The use of a tripod is even indispensable when the spotting scope will be set to higher magnifications. Without its use, the slightest twitch of the hand will make the object we are following disappear from the field of view.</p> <h3>Shooting spotting scope</h3> <p><strong>Sniper's spotting scopes</strong> accurately zoom in on a target. They make it possible to identify it without revealing the user's position. Professional spotting scopes for shooters may also have a targeting reticle.</p> <h3>Hunting spotting scope</h3> <p><strong>Spotting scopes for hunters</strong> provide good visibility during the day, as well as during night and dawn hunting. They feature a wide field of view, making it easy to track fast animals. They are resistant to moisture and dew. Like sniper spotting scopes, they weigh less than other models.</p> <h2>Which spotting scope should you choose?</h2> <p>Wondering <strong>what kind of spotting scope to buy?</strong> Comparing their specifications is not easy. In order to meet the requirements of a diverse group of customers, Detective Store makes sure to regularly add new models to the assortment, and specialists from the store help you make the right purchase decision.</p> <p><strong>When buying a spotting scope, pay attention to parameters such as:</strong></p> <ul> <li>magnification range - the higher the power, the more possible to observe at greater distances,</li> <li>power of magnification - the field of view depends on the optics used, the diameter of the lens and the magnification set,</li> <li>diameter of the lens - affects the level of brightness,</li> <li>field of view - the wider it is, the lower the magnification,</li> <li>image sharpness - determines the clarity of the objects seen,</li> <li>weight - aluminum observation scopes are lighter,</li> <li>durability (resistance to water, shock, falls and scratches) - it is influenced by, among other things, nitrogen filling, sealing, protection of lenses with multilayer coatings.</li> </ul> <p>Additional <strong>advantages of spotting scopes</strong> are: sunshade, eyecup and focus adjustment, anti-reflective coating on the lens, rubber coating on the body or the ability to record and photograph.</p> <h3>Scopes with a fixed-focal or zoom eyepiece?</h3> <p>A fixed-focus lens (with fixed magnification) is usually associated with more satisfactory image quality and sharpness (including at the edges). The alternative is a zoom eyepiece (with variable magnification), which has greater versatility, but poorer visibility.</p> <h3>Observational telescope or binoculars?</h3> <p><strong>Observational telescopes differ from binoculars</strong> in construction because they have only one eyepiece. They provide higher magnification, but are less handy, so they will not work well when tracking dynamically moving objects. Moreover, they require a tripod to stabilize the image, plus they often cost more than binoculars.</p> <h2>Manufacturers and prices of spotting scopes</h2> <p><strong>Cheap spotting scopes</strong> cost not much. However, the image they offer is sometimes sharp only in the center and blurs at the edges, and the durability of the body is sometimes unreliable. <strong>High-quality spotting scopes</strong> are a guarantee of high magnification, wide field of view, high light transmission and durability. The first places <strong>in the ranking of spotting scopes</strong> belong to advanced optics from reputable manufacturers: Kowa, Swarovski Optik, Hensoldt and Leupold. <strong>Kowa's multi-purpose spotting scopes </strong>were officially used at the Tokyo Olympics (1964), among others. Since then, the Japanese manufacturer has continuously improved them, offering reliable, innovative optics of the highest quality to customers around the world. <strong>Focus spotting scopes</strong> are distinguished by their attractive value for money. Developed for usability in all weather conditions, they always impress with their effectiveness.</p> <h3>What kind of spotting scope for observation?</h3> <p><strong>Which spotting scope</strong> turns out to be best for you depends on several factors, including the intended use, your experience or personal preferences and requirements. First of all, pay attention to magnification and focal length (the ratio of focal length to lens diameter, which determines the field of view).</p> <h3>What is the best telescope to buy for sky observation?</h3> <p>The best observational experience when admiring the sky will be provided with a lens with a large diameter (such as 50 mm). The more light it collects, the brighter and more detailed the image will be.</p> <h3>Who uses an observation telescope?</h3> <p>Observational telescopes are used by hobbyists, astronomy enthusiasts, scientists, researchers, soldiers, hunters, foresters, ornithologists and travelers, among others.</p>
<div class="category_banner" style="background-image: url('/img/c/binoculars-265.jpg');"> <div class="wrapper"> <div class="categoryName"> <h2><span class="icon-stop"></span>Binoculars</h2> </div> <div class="clearfix"></div> </div> </div> <p>Binoculars are among the most popular optical tools. They are used to observe distant objects with both eyes. Thanks to the design of two parallel-coupled lenses, they provide a bright, plastic stereoscopic image with a clearer image than monoculars.</p> <p>Detective Store offers <strong>the most powerful binoculars on the market</strong>. A wide range of models with different parameters and applications is the answer to the needs of both casual users and demanding nature observation enthusiasts. Among our proposals you will find <strong>professional binoculars from industry leaders</strong> such as Kowa, Vortex Optics and Focus Sport Optics, for hunters, travelers, ornithologists and uniformed services officers.</p> <p>With a multitude of features, <strong>the choice of binoculars</strong> should be determined by their intended use. This is because it will be reflected in the effective use of the tool's potential and the quality of the image obtained.</p> <h2>Porro or roof-prism binoculars?</h2> <p><strong>Porro binoculars</strong> use the phenomenon of total internal reflection. They are characterized by a large field of view and three-dimensionality. They provide a brighter, higher-contrast image than roof-mounted binoculars. On the other hand, they are larger, heavier, and - due to the <strong>external focusing system</strong> - also more vulnerable to damage.</p> <p>Light transmission in <strong>binoculars with roof-mounted prisms</strong> is linear, so manufacturers achieve smaller dimensions. Their housings not only weigh less, but also show greater resistance to the effects of water or dust.</p> <h2>Which binoculars should you choose?</h2> <p><strong>Which binoculars</strong> will be best for you? The criteria you should keep in mind when comparing different models are - in addition to the prism arrangement - the weight of the design, the magnification offered, the brightness of the image or the field of view. Thus, there is no universal binocular that will find use in every situation.</p> <h3>Binoculars for hunters</h3> <p><strong>Binoculars for hunters</strong> facilitate target identification and increase situational awareness. They are characterized by high detail, enhanced twilight performance and resistance to adverse weather conditions. It is not uncommon for them to have a <strong>built-in rangefinder</strong>.</p> <h3>Binoculars for bird watching</h3> <p><strong>Binoculars for wildlife watching</strong> offer high magnification, waterproofing and a wide field of view. <strong>Anti-reflective coatings</strong> protect the lenses from glare and also improve image quality. What sets this model apart, however, is the <strong>optical image stabilizer</strong>, which corrects hand shake and makes it easier to track birds in flight.</p> <h3>Night vision and thermal imaging binoculars</h3> <p>These types of binoculars work well in conditions of limited visibility. <strong>Night vision binoculars</strong> amplify natural or artificial light, allowing you to see even in total darkness. <strong>Thermal binoculars</strong>, on the other hand, record and create images using infrared radiation emitted by objects.</p> <h3>Binoculars for sky observation</h3> <p><strong>Astronomical binoculars</strong> allow you to admire the stars, planets and other objects in the sky, so they have large-diameter lenses and lenses with magnifications ranging from 10x to 25x. For this reason, many models require a <strong>tripod mount for stable observation</strong>.</p> <h3>Binoculars for travelers and tourists</h3> <p><strong>Touring binoculars</strong> are lightweight, comfortable and easy to use. They offer less magnification than hunting or astronomical binoculars, but the image is stable when using them on the move. They work well during outdoor excursions, mountain hikes, as well as sporting events.</p> <h3>Tactical binoculars</h3> <p>Military and patrol binoculars are made for officers in the special forces. They are characterized by a high level of accuracy, functionality and durability to perform well regardless of the type of tactical operations.</p> <h2>How to read the parameters of binoculars?</h2> <p><strong>What to follow when buying binoculars?</strong> The application indicated by the manufacturer can be a guideline, but should not determine the choice. It is the analysis and comparison of the parameters of binoculars that allow you to choose the right model. Detective Store's specialist in optical products advises what features to pay attention to.</p> <h3>Type of glass and coatings</h3> <p>High-quality glass does not cause distortion, does not distort colors and protects against chromatic aberration. In <strong>high-quality binoculars</strong>, manufacturers use BAK-4 (Barium Crown) lens, which transmit light better and have a higher refractive index than BK7 lens.</p> <h3>Binocular magnification</h3> <p>Magnification correlates with the amount of detail and size of the object being observed. However, the higher it is, the more unstable the image becomes. <strong>Binoculars with the highest magnification</strong>, above 12x, require the use of a tripod or support.</p> <h3>Output pupil of binoculars</h3> <p>This parameter affects the quality and comfort of observation. It denotes the amount of light that reaches the eye of the observer. It is calculated by dividing the diameter of the lens by the magnification. The greater the result, the brighter the image. Thus, in conditions of limited visibility, <strong>binoculars with a large exit pupil diameter</strong> will work well.</p> <h3>Angle and field of view</h3> <p>The field of view is given in degrees or expressed in meters as the area seen from 1,000 meters. The largest are offered by <strong>binoculars with the lowest magnification</strong>. It allows you to see moving targets: birds or competitors.</p> <h3>Optical coatings of the lenses</h3> <p>The usability of binoculars also depends on anti-reflective coatings, which increase light transmission, reducing reflections. They provide the best visual effects when they have more than one coating on all air-to-glass surfaces (MC - "Multi Coated" or FMC - "Fully Multi Coated").</p> <h3>Durability of binoculars</h3> <p>Depending on the intended use, weather resistance is important. Water or dust, once it gets inside the housing, can cause damage. Importantly, <strong>waterproof binoculars, filled with nitrogen </strong>or argon, are additionally anti-fog. This is because moisture on the inside of the lens could interfere with the view and cause corrosion.</p> <h2>Binoculars worth recommending</h2> <p>Detective Store specialists are happy to point out <strong>which binoculars are good</strong>, and help you choose the most suitable model for your needs. Using the reputation of world leaders in the field of optics, we offer the quality and technology you need. You'll find Delta Optical <strong>professional binoculars, Focus Sport Optics top series, Comet observation binoculars, Pulsar thermal imaging binoculars or AGM compact hunting binoculars, among others</strong>.</p> <p><a href="https://www.detective-store.com/binoculars-kowa-sv-ii-842-1042-2402.html">The Kowa SV II series of roof-prism binoculars</a> are a compromise between optimal performance and compact, aesthetically pleasing design. Due to their price, they are based on BaK-4 glass with multi-layer anti-reflective coating, which is additionally covered on the outside with Kowa Repelling hydro and lipophobic coating. As a result, they do not collect dust or grease.</p> <p>An alternative option is <a href="https://www.detective-store.com/binoculars-vortex-vanquish-826-1026-2380.html">Vortex Vanquish binoculars</a>, with the difference that they have Porro prisms and thus weigh twice as much. They offer high optical quality. They are protected from dust and water by a seal, and extendable eyecups allow you to adjust the binoculars to your needs.</p> <h3>What are good hunting binoculars?</h3> <p>The choice of hunting binoculars should be dictated by the hunting method, safety and needs of the hunter, as well as how he intends to use them.</p> <p><strong>Binoculars with a large field of view</strong> will make it easier to track wild animals and birds. <strong>Binoculars for static hunting</strong> should have a large objective lens (e.g. 50mm) and 10x magnification. On the other hand, for <strong>binoculars for driven hunting</strong>, lower parameters will work as well, so that handheld observation is easy and stable, such as a 32mm objective lens and 8x magnification.</p> <h3>What kind of binoculars for bird watching?</h3> <p>Ornithologists choose compact binoculars with a wide field of view and a standard magnification of 8 - 10x. In addition, they pay attention to the lens. One with a diameter of 32 - 42 mm will provide the optimal amount of light, and thus the brightness of the image.</p> <h3>Which binoculars for nature observation?</h3> <p>Observing in the field requires weatherproofing and waterproofing. Binoculars should also be handy, compact and resistant to falls or transport in a backpack.</p> <h3>What kind of astronomical binoculars?</h3> <p>Professional astronomical binoculars are distinguished by lenses with a very large diameter. If it offers several times magnification, it requires use from a tripod.</p> <h3>Binoculars or scopes - which to choose?</h3> <p>As a rule, binoculars are smaller and less expensive. They work well for observation on the move and provide a wider field of view. Scopes are suitable for viewing objects that move slowly or predictably. They feature higher magnification and a brighter image.</p> <h3>Do binoculars spoil the eyesight?</h3> <p>Binoculars spoil the eyesight when they themselves are damaged and various image distortions such as fogging, out-of-focus or aberration occur. Eyes try to adjust to what they see, so in case of defects - they will quickly cause eye fatigue.</p> <h3>Binoculars 10x50 - what does it mean?</h3> <p>The designation "10x50" refers to the specifications of the binoculars. The first number indicates the magnification, and the second - the diameter of the lens. In this case, the observed object will be ten times larger than it actually is. In turn, the larger lens allows more light flow and provides better image brightness, so it also works well in poorer lighting conditions, such as at night.</p>
- Zoom: 20-40×
- Angle of view: 2,3° - 1,6°
- Water resistance: IPX6
- 50 mm lens
- Light and compact
- Magnification: 15-40×
- Lens: 50 mm
- Optical coating MC
- Twist-up eyecup
- Compact dimensions
- Optical zoom 3× or 5×
- Replaceable lens
- Easy to mount
- Magnification 14×
- Prism system: roof
- Optical glass: BK-7
- Diopter correction +/- 3
- Rubberized coating
- Porro prism
- Robust grip - rubberized housing
- From 7× to 12× (depending on the model)
- Multi Coated optical coating
- Warranty 10 years
- 10 years warranty!
- bright colors dedicated to children and teenagers
- rubberized housing for a more secure grip
- 6x magnification
- comes with carrying case and neck strap
- 10 year warranty!
- possibility to attach a tripod
- FMC anti-reflection coatings
- dew resistant
- work in extremely low temperatures
- as many as 5 models - a large selection of magnifications
- full water resistance - class (IPX7)
- detailed and clear image
- contoured eyecups, protecting from external light
- convenient for people with corrective glasses
- Housing made of lightweight metal alloys
- Binoculars friendly for people with corrective glasses
- Nitrogen filling - no evaporation
- IPX7 resistance class (fully waterproof)
- Filled with argon gas - no evaporation
- Anti-reflective layers
- ArmorTek housing
- BaK-4 roof prism
- Dielectric prism coatings to increase image resolution
- excellent optics for vivid images
- wide field of view
- XD lenses - resistant and highly transparent
- durable construction
- 10 year warranty!
- Bak-4 roof prism
- Nitrogen filling
- 6 different versions of binoculars (8×25, 10×25, 8×33, 10×33, 8×42 and 10×42)
- dew resistant
- twist-up eyecups
- roof prism
- Bak4 glass
- multilayer coatings
- 10 year warranty!
- roof prism
- BaK-4 glass
- twist up eyepieces
- High image quality
- BaK-4 glass
- Good light transmission
- Ideal for sports events
- 10 year warranty!
- FMC anti-reflective coatings
- possibility of tripod installation
- large exit pupil offset - easier to use with glasses
- Reduced susceptibility to mechanical damage
- Porro prism
- Very good sharpness
- Pocket size and low weight
- Contoured eyecups to protect against outside light intrusion
- small, lightweight and handy
- porro prism
- 8x or 10x magnification
- the set has a neck strap
- Twist-up eyecups
- porro prism
- dew resistant
- adjustable pupil distance
- magnification 8,5×
- lifetime VIP warranty