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Swarovski EL 8,5 X 42 WB

Swarovski EL 8,5 X 42 WB
alaScore 81

28 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the size. The design also gets good feedback, but some have doubts about the value for money.

usability, design, size

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Binoculars the Swarovski EL 8,5 X 42 WB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 28 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

Great Views Crystal Clear Optics

 

We bought these binos after shopping around a bit and trying several other types, Leicas etc.

clarity durability, light enhancing ability

none

Consumer review by:

Beautiful binoculars

 

Introduction

Excellent optics, beautiful build and good design

A trace of chromatic aberration. Pricey - so what did you expect

Consumer review by:

Swarovski 8.5x42 Binocular

 

Best birding binocular hands down. Optics equal to or better than Leica, Zeiss, top Nikon line. 7.4 Field of View (apparent FOV), 8.5x Power and 42mm front glass best choice for serious birder. Great (8ft.) close focus. Weight best of the high priced...

7.4FOV, 8.5x & 42mm best choice for serious birder. Weight best of high $$ glass

None for birding. See comments

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Consumer review by:

A great pair for birdwatching

 

I've been a birdwatcher for about 20 years and this is my third pair of binoculars. I've owned them for about two years. I originally chose Swarovski because my dad has a pair of Swarovski SLCs and I fell in love with them. I paid about $(US)1,400 for...

Comfortable to use, great color resolution and watertight to 13 ft

Price, focus turns, magnification

Consumer review by:

Not worth the money.

 

I'll spare everyone the boring detail.

Great Optics

Grossly Overpriced

Product Specifications

Configuration

Armouring:Compound / Rubber
Autofocus: No
Diopter Adjustment:No / Yes
Image Stabiliser: No
Type of Prism:Roof
Waterprotection:No / Waterproof / Waterresistant

General Features

Zoom: No
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