Quote:I have the Barska 15x70's. I had to try 5x prior to finding suitable ones that were collimated correctly or had no obvious QA issues. They have 'coated' optics and Bk-7 prisms. They are not ideal astro binoculars.
..... It comes down to 'you get what you pay for'.
"The heavens declare the glory of God"...
MICHAEL Meade 10" LX200 Classic Celestron NexStar 5 Edmund Scientific Astroscan 4" RFT (1978!) Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSI Burgess binoviewer, 1rpd 30mm 80DFOV, etc Apple iPad 64GB 3G + SkySafari Pro + SkyFi and Eleven CATS (that is, the FURRY kind....) "The meek shall inherit the Earth. The rest of us are going to the stars!"