||Giving you the insight you need before
you select your next set of Binoculars.
to Binoculars Guide
is no such thing as the perfect set of binoculars. Eventual performance
of a set of binoculars is influenced by many factors flowing from the
design and hence it is very difficult to recommend one brand of
binoculars as the market leader for typical uses. Vivitar binoculars
a safe choice for most users, and tend to meet most people's
expectations of a good set of binoculars.
Vivitar concentrates on affordable binoculars. They commenced
manufacturing in 1938 having been formed by two German immigrants
called Ponder and Best, the name Vivitar was adopted in 1979.
There is a wide range of Vivitar binoculars and this is important as it
allows you to make a choice on the right set of binoculars for you.
When you select a set of binoculars you will be making a compromise
over certain of the features. For the same price level greater
magnification could be offset by a smaller viewfinder or less than
bright image, clear, brighter images are achieved with less
magnification. With the Vivitar binoculars range the specifications are
clearly laid out so you can see what you will receive for your money.
Some of the main lines within the range are
Rubber armoured binoculars, these binoculars are made to be durable and
fit well in a wet hand, they also have multi coated lenses. The design
focuses on achieving higher resolution and image brightness with
reduced lens flare.
Sport binoculars, as expected this line is specially designed for
sports men and also astronomy enthusiasts. The design takes care to
reduce potential shock damage and includes rubber padding to ensure a
good grip on the binoculars in all seasons.
Porro classic series, durability is the name of the game with this line
of binoculars. The differences between the left and right and I eyes is
taken care of with a separate adjustment facility on the right hand
lens. Centre wheel focusing enables a clear image to be established. To
protect binoculars this range also comes with a lens cap, carrying
pouch and neck strap.
Series 1 binoculars, these binoculars designed for long viewing periods
and take care to reduce light refraction and lens flare. The design
Chile uses premium quality materials and also has a Centre wheel for
Vivitar binoculars give you the choice of a wide range and a selection
of binocular types to meet the needs of most out door hobbyists and
Buying Tip #1
what type you need. There are
several different types of binoculars and they have considerably
different features. Zoom, stabilized and digital to give an example.
Decide what type of binoculars you need to meet your needs before you
start to look in greater detail.
Buying Tip #2
on your budget Binoculars lens
quality has a big impact upon the final price. Before you fine tune
your selection make sure you have set a budget for the features and
type of Binoculars you need. You will avoid wasted shopping time if you
have a budget you are working to.
Buying Tip #3
or Zoom.The larger the zoom the
larger the binoculars tends to be the rule. The larger the lens size
the brighter the image. Both these elements increase the size of the
binoculars. Before you shop decide on the maximum physical size of
binoculars you are happy with.