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Posted 18 April 2004 - 12:16 AM
I'm using a binoculars of 10x50(from Olympus),
But almost nobody use that binoculars.
My worry started growing about it,
like Is it something cheap or bad binoculars.
I want to hear for who use it?
sorry Strange question!
Posted 18 April 2004 - 03:58 AM
There is NOTHING particularly "wrong" with OLYMPUS binoculars.
It may be strange that a " name /label" so synonymous with excellent value for money cameras is so rarely mentioned in binocular circles ,but such was the case with Canon until their popular seris of Image Stabilised binoculars hit the market.
Even before then , there were binoculars around bearing the Canon legend , but very few people seemed to mention them.
I have only ever looked through one Olympus binocular in a store and found it to be no better or no worse than the majority of instruments in that price range from an optical standpoint , but in fact a more attractive looking item than most.
Regards , Kenny.
Posted 18 April 2004 - 07:00 AM
Posted 18 April 2004 - 07:32 AM
Posted 18 April 2004 - 12:04 PM
Like Mike said use them and enjoy them. I would caution you not to go out looking through high end binoculars as that can be a dangerous activity financially. They say"Ignorance is bliss" and that can be certainly true. I had an old pair of WW 11 binoculars that I inherited from my dad and was very happy with them until one day on impulse I looked through a pair of Swarovski binoculars. As I have indirectly indicated for some of us the difference can make all the difference. Even if when all things are considered the difference is a small one. If you are one of these kind of people do your self a favor unless you have allot of discretionary income and do not go binocular shopping or comparing. What you have would seem to be serving your purpose and you are enjoying it There are many who have some very nice optical toys that just sit in a closet-its using them that matters.
Posted 18 April 2004 - 06:26 PM
The 10x50 is a good size. The 6.5 degree field of view is nice and wide. If you can use a tripod, you will enjoy it more.
Olympus has a wide selection of binoculars but more in Europe where you are, than the United States.
Let us know what astronomy objects you are able to see with them.