Pro-Optic Jumbo 11X70


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Brand and Model:Pro-Optic Jumbo 11X70
Price ($USD):$159.00
Attributes:un-checked Waterproof un-checked Armored
Objective Lens Size:70 mm
Magnification:11 x
Prism Type:
Coatings:
Field of View:4.0 degrees
Eye Relief:0 mm
Near Focus:0 ft
Weight (lbs):45 oz.
Dimensions (w/h/d):9.8"x 7.7"x 2.8"
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Pro-Optic Jumbo 11X70
I'm surprised no one has yet voted on these binoculars. I bought a pair about two years ago (2000) after reading positive reviews from both Ed Ting and Todd Gross. I have not been disappointed as these have rapidly become my binos of choice when I head outdoors at night. They quickly displaced my Orion 10X50 UltraViews by offering better optical performance and more aperture. On the negative side I would say that the construction is not extremely durable and these wouldn't stand much abuse. Also, the field of view seems a bit narrow. On the positive side you have 70mm of aperture very easily hand-holdable, excellent image sharpness across almost the entire (narrow) field, long eye relief just perfect with eyeglasses and relatively low cost. Overall, an excellent pair of very practical astro binoculars at a good price.

Overall Rating: 9
Optics:9 Value:10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.78.88)
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