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Olympus 12 x 25 PCI Fernglas mit Tasche

Olympus 12 x 25 PCI Fernglas mit Tasche
alaScore 81

413 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 413 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good reviews.

value for money, usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Olympus 12 x 25 PCI Fernglas mit Tasche is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD Lens Review


The Digital Zuiko ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD is Olympus's latest upmarket standard zoom, announced to accompany its E-3 flagship DSLR in October 2007. Firmly placed in what Olympus refers to as its 'Pro' lens lineup, this lens offers a near-ideal focal...

Very useful wideangle to telephoto range ; Superb optics ; Excellent build quality, dust and splash-proof ; Impressive resistance to flare ; Decent macro performance

Pronounced and complex distortion at wideangle ; Slightly sub-par lens hood ; Shadowing of built-in flash at wideangle on smaller bodies ; Expensive

Olympus were in a unique position when entering the digital SLR market; with no legacy 35mm autofocus mount, they were free (or depending upon your point of view, forced) to design a whole new system from scratch. Their chosen solution was to use a...

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Amazon review summary for Olympus 12 x 25 PCI Fernglas mit Tasche


alaTest has collected and analyzed 175 user reviews of Olympus 12 x 25 PCI Fernglas mit Tasche from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Binoculars on

design, size, usability

98% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus Zuiko 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Digital ED SWD Lens for Olympus Digital SLR CamerasOlympus 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 Zuiko ED Digital SLR Lens for E1, E300 & E500 CamerasOlympus 11-22mm f/2.8-3.5 Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens for 4/3 Cameras

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Top Shelf Lens


Versatile, fast, quiet and reasonably priced lens.

Consistent Output","Durable","Easily Interchangeable","Fast \/ accurate auto-focus","Strong Construction


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Pricey, but worth it


I bought this to replace my 14-54 because I wanted a wider lens with more reach. It was the only lens I took on an 18 day European trip and never missed any of my other lenses. If I could only have one lens, this would be it, without any doubt!

Excellent focal range, pretty fast (light), fast focus (especially on the E-3 or E-30)

Price, but it's worth it

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Awesome Lens


I owned an Olympus 18-180mm f3.5 Zuiko Digital Ultra Zoom Lens and was not happy with it because of the slow focus along with the non-sharpness in the picture. After I upgraded to this 50-200mm SWD lens, it was like night and day. The sharpness in the...

Consistent Output","Durable","Easily Interchangeable","Quick Focus","Sharp Focus","Strong Construction


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I use the 50-200 for all kinds of sports, indoor Arenacross, motocross, drag racing and indoor OSU Marion ball sports and have to say it is an AWSOM lens. I have been shooting with Olympus for several years now and this is my lens of choice. I HIGHLY...

Consistent Output","Durable","Easily Interchangeable","Quick Focus","Rugged","Sharp Focus","Strong Construction

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Almost perfect for what I want...


I planned to use this lens for photographing indoor live performances by musical groups. It works beautifully for that. The f2.8 lets me use higher shutter speeds and/or lower ISO for better results than I was getting. I also use it for some wildlife...

Fast / accurate auto-focus ; Nice Bokeh ; Strong Construction


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Quality Lens


I use the lens fo capturing smaller birds such as hummingbirds. This lens focuses quickly letting me capture not only the bird but the motion of the wings based on the various alertness. This is a grea lens for out doors. I can not say to much about...

Consistent Output ; Easily Interchangeable ; Fast / accurate auto-focus ; Lightweight ; Strong Construction


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Great lens-fast focus


The weight is worth the results,

Consistent Output ; Durable ; Easily Interchangeable ; Fast / accurate auto-focus ; Nice Bokeh ; Rugged ; Strong Construction


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Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 SWD


The 12-60mm is an awesome lens. Very comparable to the 14-54mm. It is heavy and weather sealed. It looks, feels and performs like a pro lens. As far as focus well what can I say. It is fast and accurate, faster than the 14-54mm. Maybe but if so not by...

Tough, Sharp, Fast, Weather sealed. Great range of focal length, A perfect walk around lens, splendid in low light.

None that I see. If you don't want a heavy lens then maybe that could be a weakness.

Product Specifications

Targeted at consumers with high performance, feature and design standards, the new models build on the proven success of previous Olympus PC II R and Zoom PC models. The Zoom PC I models are exceptionally compact, and share the dramatic new styling of the standard PC I models. With their striking good looks and high performance standards, they are positioned to become a style and performance leader in the binocular-market. In addition to being "stylish, fun and easy to use" the new binoculars boast high-performance optics, long eye relief, twist-up eyecups, UV ray protection and easy handling. With their amazingly rich set of features, these models are a beautiful balance of form and function.

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus PC I/Olympus Tracker

Lens System

Focus Adjustment:Manual

Optical System

Eye Relief:16mm
Objective Lens Diameter:25mm
Prism System:Porro


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