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The Binoculars Advisor

by Michael and Diane Porter

Michael PorterDiane PorterAnswers to questions from real people with real questions about how to choose a binocular. The questions are listed at right.


Situation: What is an inexpensive binocular I can get for a child?

Eagle Optics TriumphAdvice: If child doesn't wear glasses, you might start with one of the Eagle Optics Energy binoculars. These are very small, 8x21 binoculars. They come in silver, blue, green, and yellow. $49.95.

However, the Energy binoculars are not recommended for a person who wears glasses for walking around, as the eye relief is not quite long enough to accommodate the glasses. (Read more about eye relief.)

For glasses wearers, see here.


Copyright 2011 by Michael and Diane Porter.

 

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