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Nikon Monarch 8.5x56 DCF

Nikon Monarch 8.5x56 DCF
alaScore 78

6 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Nikon Monarch 8.5x56 DCF. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Binoculars for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Nikon Monarch 8.5x56 DCF is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Great buy


After much research all paths led to this product. Highly rated by independent sources. Named binocular of the year by one source. Best for the money by far. Quit looking. The 8x36 is 1 inch shorter and also good. I own both ; Lifetime...

The caps for the eye lens are junk

Dec, 2009

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Awesome Binoculars


These are the best "bang for your buck" binoculars on the market. I never believed in high-end binoculars until I was in the field with a friend of mine who had a pair. It was almost completely dark and my binoculars were still in my bag. I asked if I...


Nov, 2009

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NIKON MONARCH ATB 8.5x56 BINOCULARS Model 7517 Unless a person really knows a lot about a certain subject or product that they are considering ...

These are a great pair of binoculars

The close focus distance may be a problem for some birdwatchers

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications

Nikon is a precision optical company with worldwide manufacturing, research and marketing capabilities. The Nikon name is equated with extraordinary photographic performance, innovation, precision and optical quality. PRODUCT FEATURES: 100% Waterproof/Fogproof; Ultra rugged, rubber-armored design; Phase-correction coated high index prisms; Precision aligned optics for extended viewing; Extended eye relief and central focus for viewing convenience; Fully Multicoated lenses for bright, clear images; Click-stop turn-and-slide eyecups for easy usage.

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nikon Monarch ATB

Lens System

Focus Adjustment:Manual

Optical System

Eye Relief:19.2mm
Objective Lens Diameter:56mm
Prism System:Roof
Special Functions:Fogproof / Waterproof

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):5.67 x 7.76 x 0

Technical Details

Apparent field of view:49.4
Closest Focusing Distance:393.7
Color of product:Black
Exit pupil:0.26
Eye Relief:0.756
Objective diameter:2.2
Real field of view:6.2
Waterproof: Yes

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