Quote:Anyway, good luck with not buying a pair of LXs. If this is truly your desire, I recommend staying away from the redesigned 10x42 LX!
Milton Wilcox R.I.P
Quote:then what CAN be causing this ?
Quote:Uhhhh how about glass Kenny. The different glasses used in the lenses and prism such as BK7, SF3, BAK4 ect ect ect have different grades of "clarity" or transmission.
Quote: WHY does a 8 x 32 binocular appear to offer a BRIGHTER image than it's 10 x 42 "big brother" ? Kenny
Quote:Now I'm assuming that QUALITY of glass , of prisms , of coatings , baffling , eyepieces and everything else anyone can come up with are of EQUAL measure in BOTH models.
Quote:EdZ's discussion about the percentage of the fully-illuminated field seems by far the likeliest explanation. I'm guessing the size and weight of the instrument, combined with the focal length of the larger objectives and similar optical factors played a role. Perhaps the 32mm size provided an opportunity, somehow, to increase the percentage of the fully illuminated field or increase the percentage of illumination toward the edge of the field.
Quote:Bill, what several binoculars do you own. If we have some or at least one in common, you can eye it up and I can measure it. Then we compare. I've already published graphic charts on ths site for about 8 different binoculars. Link can be found through "Best of" - "Aberrations " - "Vignette".edz