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Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42

Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42
alaScore 87

52 reviews

Dec, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42. 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. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The usability and price also get good opinions.

price, usability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42 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 Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, size, reliability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Barr & Stroud Sierra 8x32 BinocularSteiner Skyhawk PRO 8x32 BinocularsSteiner Skyhawk PRO 8x42 Binoculars

Dec, 2015

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Steiner 8x42 Merlin


It may be a little pricey but the Steiner 8x42 Merlin binoculars are a solid well built piece of equipment. They are missing a few things that would make them much more competitive. Hopefully the next Merlin series or the equivalent of it will have...

The aluminum housing is very resistant to thermal expansion

Aluminum is heavier than the other common housing materials

It is a great competitor in the market of full size binoculars and is quite popular.


Product Specifications


Autofocus: No
Diopter Adjustment: No
Image Stabiliser: No
Type of Prism:Porro / Roof
Waterprotection:No / Waterproof

General Features

Zoom: No