Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50


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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Wonderful binocular for astronomy. Has an incredible and natural just right feeling. After I did extensive testing between these binos and the Fujinon's these came up the winners. They are nearly half the weight of the Fuji's but to me have the same optical quality. Their actual field is slightly smaller 1/2 degree less but this is very minor. The eye relief is just perfect with the rubber cups up for non-glass wearers and is also good if you must wear glasses. They are a pleasure to hold and look through whether for a few minutes or a few hours. The bad news is that they are no longer available but they do pop up from time to time on the used market. If you get a chance to buy a pair you won't be disappointed!

Overall Rating: 10
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.6.10)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Needle sharp images from edge to edge, fine mechanics, beautiful mirror-like lens coatings. Views of the full moon are stunning with just a hint of color fringing around the edges. Star fields and nebulae are simply outstanding. Got mine used in excellent condition. They won't be for sale anytime soon.

Overall Rating: 10
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.147.31)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Forgot to rate on last comments.

Overall Rating: 8
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.246.236)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
The first impression of these fine glasses was how clear and bright they are. In Wyoming while glassing for antelope, the clarity was better than 8x Nikon and 8X Steiners used by my friends. I was literally seeing animals that they could not see! Also, the brightness is excellent for astronomy with very sharp focus.
The eye relief is greater than ANY OTHER binocular available - 26mm - and this allows longer, more comfortable periods of use. The deep eye relief also allows longer viewing in very cold conditions without condensation from the warmth of your face.
Extremely light weight relative to their size and are very comfortable to hold for extended periods. To use binoculars for extended periods, both sides must be in perfect alignment, sometimes lacking in higher priced binoculars, and the Carton/Adlerblicks I have been associated with are all in perfect alignment.
I bought my first pair in 1987, which carried the Ricoh label, and I am still using them. The quality is so impressive, I purchased an identical pair with the Adlerblick name and stored them in my safe in 1997.

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 7 (Veritable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.72.181)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
The new rubber covered versions of this binocular are not available in the U.S. I ordered mine out of Canada. As compared to the older version with a soft leatherette covering, these have a black rubber covering which I believe will be more durable. Another difference is the f.o.v. is a bit smaller at 6 degrees. The image quality is very similar to my Fujinon FMT-SX 7x50. The weight is about half that of the Fujis. Like the Fujis there is a certain comfort and lack of eyestrain that you will immediately notice when looking thru these; you have to experience it. They are a "10".

Barry Simon

Overall Rating: 10
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.204.207)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
I picked up a pair used but in very good condition, at a gun show for $70 minus the case and rubber eyeguards. I was able to purchase a set of eyeguards from Orion Telescope and Binocular, who used to sell Adlerblick's. They are very light weight and fit nicely in my hands. Image quality is clear and very bright and the focusing mechanism is smooth. The focus doesn't drift, once set. They are superb for astronomy under dark skys. I plan to keep them forever! Noting the collimation comments on previous ratings, I should mention that mine are in perfect collimation.

For the price, they can't be beat.

Overall Rating: 10
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.176.55)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Clear 80-90% to the edge. Very bright. Tight star images, yet star colors
are very apparent. Comfortable to hold and use. Classic "quick-look"
astro glasses sans mount, also superb for daytime use. About $255 US from
www.valleymicroscope.com. Now I just have to get them to a dark-sky site
some day when the Milky Way is overhead ...

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 5 (Veritable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.201.1)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
I did buy them in Holland (where I live) and use them for astronomical use. Very bright and awesome view. Even during daytime a very nice bino. Lightweight and easy to hold. Payed 100 dollars for it and only on one place the paint is gone. This doesn't matter at all because the optics are in perfect state.
I am glad the shop owner convinced me to buy this binoculair instead of a new bino. 8x56 (from another very good brand). I tested it for ours outside before I bought them.

Overall Rating: 10
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.0.21)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
I've had mine for 10 years, and I've take them everywhere. Great to look through, nice to hold, nice at night for looking at stars, and also during the daytime too. I'd buy these again in a minute!

Overall Rating: 9
Weight: 2 (Unreliable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.239.226)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Good optics but not a great binocular.

Overall Rating: 8
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.162.203)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Excellent binoculars for astronomy, not all that good for bird watching.

Overall Rating: 7
Optics:7 Value:7
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.161.140)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Very good optics.Very sharp all the way across the field of view.A Nice light bodyweight to hold for extended periods of skywatching.Beautiful contrasting star colours.

Overall Rating: 10
Optics:10 Value:10
Weight: 10 (Trustworthy Vote)
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By: steamer
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
I have had these glasses for over 10 years and find them useful for travel, casual astronomic viewing and birding. Love these things.

Overall Rating: 9
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
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By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.78.164)
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Carton Adlerblick 7 X 50
Excellent, light weight, very long (almost too much) eye releif.
These glasses are great hand held for astronomy. Finished with a leatherette finish. The eye releif is astonishing without rolling up the eyecups. RARE to find these. No armouring so subject to allignment issues. CHEERS

Overall Rating: 9
Optics:9 Value:9
Weight: 5 (Veritable Vote)
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By: dmdarch
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