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Olympus 8X21 RC II WP

Olympus 8X21 RC II WP
alaScore 87

240 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 240 reviews of Olympus 8X21 RC II WP. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, 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 Olympus 8X21 RC II WP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Olympus 8X21 RC II WP


alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Olympus 8X21 RC II WP from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Binoculars on

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This summary is based on the products: Olympus 8 x 21 RC II Binoculars - Metal MagentaOlympus 8 x 21 RC II Binoculars - Metal Magenta

Jun, 2018

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8x21 Outback RC II Review


I purchased the binoculars for a cruise to Alaska, after reading about these binoculars on consumer reports. It was great to have a compact pair of binoculars that I could pull out of my jacket pocket whenever there was a glacier or wildlife to look...

Clear images, Compact Size

Binocular lens caps easy to lose

Jul, 2007

Consumer review (

As expected


Not quite as powerful as I had hoped but very portable and easy to use. If you wear glasses, will need to remove as it is difficult to adjust with them on.

size, ease of use

easy to lose lens caps

Jan, 2001

Product Specifications

Energy Management

Battery operated: No

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):4.17 x 1.5 x 3.46 / 4.21 x 1.5 x 3.46

Packaging Content

Carrying case: Yes

Technical Details

Apparent field of view:49.6 / 50.4
Barometer: No
Closest Focusing Distance:118.1
Color of product:Black, Blue / Black, Gold / Black, Green / Black, Magenta
Diopter compensation (±):2
Electronic compass: No
Exit pupil:0.102
Eye Relief:0.453
Field of view (at 1000 m):4330.7
Lens coating:Fully Multi Coated (FMC)
Objective diameter:0.827
Prism type:BaK-4 / Roof
Real field of view:6.3
Stopwatch: No
Waterproof: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:6.53 / 7.58