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Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42

Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42
alaScore 88

79 reviews

Sep, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Binoculars for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and size are overall positive. The usability and price also get good reviews.

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 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Steiner Ranger Xtreme 8x42 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, 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 appreciated.

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95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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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

Packaging Content

Lens cap included: Yes

Technical Details

Bird watching: Yes
Field of view (at 1000 m):4921.3 / 5236.2