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Alein 1630
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Orion UltraView 10x50 or 11x56 Oberwerk? new
      #5635413 - 01/21/13 05:34 PM

I'd like a pair of binoculars and am seeking advice on what I should get, Orion's Ultraviews or Oberwerk 11x56

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Re: Orion UltraView 10x50 or 11x56 Oberwerk? [Re: Alein 1630]
      #5636249 - 01/22/13 05:27 AM

I think they're both fairly decent budget binoculars. I would probably have a preference for the Ultraview's twist-up eyecups. They both have a reduced effective aperture, 46mm for the 10x50 Ultraview and 48mm for the 11x56 Oberwerk, so they're not as far apart as you might think in reach. 11x does pull in a bit more than 10x.

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