Category Archives: Binoculars

Waterproof Binoculars

Water Droplets On Person's Palm

Waterproof binoculars are suitable for any outdoor viewing activities. From hunting and fishing to hiking and boating, all of these activities can be influenced by wet weather conditions. Check out these tips to help you in selecting a waterproof binocular that is right for your outdoor activity. 1) Nitrogen filled construction Nitrogen gas is an […]

Birding Binoculars


Birding binoculars are the most important piece of equipment in the birder toolbox. A well selected pair of binoculars will give years of service and bird watching pleasure. Here are seven tips that the avid birder can use to select the binoculars that are right for them. 1) Get the instant focus option When observing […]

What You Need To Know When Choosing Boating Binoculars


Here we take a look at what you need to know when choosing Boating Binoculars. There are always new models but the inherent designs are still the same. First thing to consider when looking at Binoculars is how we are going to use them. We mostly use them for Navigating which means we need to […]

Types of Binoculars


Binoculars are used for viewing distant subjects. It has two identical and aligned glasses in the same direction. It comes in different types and styles, serving different purposes. “Binocular” comes from the Latin word “bini” which means “double,” and “oculus” meaning “eye.” The advantage of using two eyes with the use of this gadget is […]

Understanding Binoculars


Understanding binoculars is crucial before considering buying one. The prospective buyer is faced with a myriad of options and will be left more confused if not familiar with the technical aspects of binoculars. The purpose of this article is to familiarize the novice with the technical aspects of binoculars. The physical features of binoculars which […]

Accessories For Your Binoculars – Eyecups

Binoculars Eyecups

The majority of binoculars that are made today are more user-friendly for those who wear eyeglasses. Eye relief and the way the binocular eyecups are made should be a major consideration to those who wear eyeglasses. This is because wearing eyeglasses causes the eyes to be further away from the eyepiece. Another critical feature to […]

Binocular Eyecups

Binoculars Eyecups

What is the purpose of Binocular Eyecups and what do they mean to you? There are only two reasons manufacturers provide Eyecups for binoculars. One is provide “shade/cover” between the focal lens of the binoculars eyepiece and the eye and two, to provide a “stand-off” from the eye to the focal lens or eyepiece of […]

Binocular Selection Guide


If asked, most people would turn down help when selecting a pair of binoculars. Most likely, their predominant selection criteria are based upon either magnification or the price. After all that is all there is to it, right? Well, No. You will need to balance your personal expectations of the quality of the view, the […]

Tips To Adjust Your Binoculars


Whether you are a birdwatcher or an avid trekker, a good set of binoculars is a must in your travel gear. The important thing to remember is that binoculars cannot be used just the way they are. You need to adjust your binoculars for proper focusing and viewing. All the fun and excitement of being […]