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BARSKA Gladiator 12-60x70 Zoom Binocular w/ Tripod Adapter
BARSKA Gladiator 12-60x70 Zoom Binocular w/ Tripod Adapter
Manufacturer : BARSKA
Amazon Price : $73.99
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Avg. Customer Rating:3 of 5.0
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Product Description
The 12-60x70 gladiator zoom binocular is designed for long distance terrestrial and astronomical viewing. The variable magnification range of the binocular allows the viewer to scan a large field of view and then zoom in on the selected object for a closer and greater detailed look. A zoom thumb-lever for making quick and smooth magnifications is featured. Features center focusing system for customization of viewing. Fold-down eyecups are incorporated into the eyepieces for comfort viewing with or without Eyeglasses. Fully coated optics and bk-7 prisms allows for sharp and crisp Images. The porro Prism system offers greater depth perception and a wider field of view. Rubber armoring for shock absorbing protection. Has a threaded tripod mount to place the included tripod adaptor for a steady view. Tripod sold separately. Backed by limited Lifetime warranty. Includes lens covers, carrying case, neck strap and lens cloth.
Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #192151 in Sports & Outdoors
  • Size: Giant Binoculars
  • Color: Black/Black
  • Brand: BARSKA
  • Model: AB10172
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8.30" h x 3.20" w x 11.40" l, 4.00 pounds
  • Battery type: Lithium Ion
  • Product Features
  • Field of view (ft at 1000Yds/M at 1000M) 120 40 at 12x. ( Tripod adaptable ).
  • Exit pupil (mm): 5.8-1 / Eye relief: 0.83 inch / Close Focus (ft./M): 49/15.
  • Refer to the Instruction Manual Given Below.
  • Powerful zoom with different magnifications ideal for all outdoor activities and sporting events
  • Fully coated optics for crisp and sharp images
  • Large objective lens maximizes light transmission for superior brightness and vivid images even in low-light conditions
  • Ergonomic design with shock-absorbing rubber armor
  • Includes a tripod adapter and carrying case
  • Customer Reviews

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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
    5Barska is a worldwide sports optics company offering an extensive line of precision products.
    By Sillywabbit
    BARSKA Gladiator 12-60x70 Zoom Binocular w/ Tripod Adapter I grabbed these on sale for 41.00$, what a difference from my 10X50's, These binoculars work as advertised. They are better suited to terrestrial views rather than astronomy, mainly due to the narrow field-of-view. The FOV starts out narrow and shrinks dramatically with zoom. This makes astronomical viewing far less aesthetic than fixed binoculars that cost 4 or 5 times as much. At a zoom level of 44, the eyepiece separation must be carefully set. They stay mostly in focus as you zoom in and out, which is an important convenience. Some may find these things hard to use to their best advantage due to the narrow FOV. However, you can see amazing detail with them. I could see sheet metal screw heads on a stove pipe at dairy mart about a 1/8 mile away. When I checked out recent slope slippage mud flow from recent rains at a neighbor's across the valley, the detail didn't get any better by taking a 10-minute walk over there. One way or another I frequently use these things, and they're fun within their limitations. Some people may find them hard to use to their full advantage due to the narrow FOV, and the weight could also be an issue. You can see objects slowly moving around Pluto if you look real hard ;) and nice detail on the Moon, but the experience would be more enjoyable with a wider FOV.

    Included Accessories: Carrying Case, Tripod Adapter, Lens Cloth, Neck Strap, Lens Covers

    Specifications for Gladiator Zoom:
    Magnification: Range 12 - 60 x
    Objective Lens Diameter: 70 mm
    Zoom: Yes
    Prism Material: BK-7
    Image Stabilizer: No
    Prism System: Porro
    Color: Black

    Exit pupil: 5.8 mm
    Eye Relief: 21 mm
    Weight: 51.52 oz
    Field of View: 120 ft at 1000 yds
    Optical Coating: Fully Coated
    Binoculars Focus System: Center Focus
    Color Family: Black
    Weather Resistance: None
    Twilight Factor: Range 28.98 - 64.8
    Size: Large
    Close Focus: 49 ft
    Brightness index: 33.64
    Tripod Adaptable: Yes
    Eyecups Types: Fold Down
    Nitrogen Filled: No
    Minimum Focus Distance: 49 ft
    Compass: No
    Housing/Frame Material: Aluminum
    Case: Yes
    Strap: Yes
    Length: 7.3 in
    Armoring: Rubber Armored

    PROS
    Close Focus

    CONS
    Bulky
    Narrow Field of -View
    Lens covers fall off easily

    BEST USES
    Bird Watching
    Security
    Yachting

    0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
    1BARSKA Gladiator 12-60x70 Zoom
    By julio quesada
    BARSKA Gladiator 12-60x70 Zoom , are not very good binoculars they were quite large uncomfortable in my hand unable to find Focus just all around bed design.

    4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.
    5Amazing Zoom
    By Raven
    Outdoor sightseeing has been a great experience with a pair of these I bought last year. I wasn't quite sure at first whether this was a product worthwhile since at greater zoom levels -no matter what the product details say- your image will go a little blurry coz your the moment your hands shake any binocular will loose focus. Again having said that, I wouldn't deny the fact that I also bought a great and sturdy pair of tripod with these... I would still say--These are a great pair. I am glad to have invested in a good pair of binoculars.

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