There 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 are 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 armored 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 center wheel for crisp focusing.
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 sportsmen.>