Everything you need to know about binoculars

Answering some of the most common binocular questions

Cody Nelson

In the above video, I dive into the ins and outs on everything you need to know about binoculars. Knowing this information will help you out on your next binocular purchase.

Topics Discussed:

  • Power vs. objective

    • For example: what does 8x42, 8x56, 10x42, 10x56, 10x50 actually mean?

  • What does power do for your field of view?

  • What does the ocular lens and objective diameter do for you?

  • What does exit pupil mean?

  • Center focus wheel and diopter settings

  • Should you use the eyecups up or down?

If you have any questions, feel free to drop them in the comments below, or send me an email at optics@GOHUNT.com, or give us a call at (702) 847-8747 | Ext. 2 and I'd be happy to help.

Check out our binocular selection in the Gear Shop

insider Membership

Our top tier membership gives you everything we offer! Research tool, maps, and gear shop rewards, all in one plan.

insider
explorer
rewards