Binoculars & scopes
10x42 binoculars: for dark surroundings
Advantages of 10x42 binoculars
The 10x magnification in 10x42 binoculars ensures that small details are perfectly visible, even from far away. However, with this magnification it is a little more difficult to follow moving objects, like a bird in the sky. These types of binoculars are perfect when on safari or for hunting purposes. An example: when you look at an animal that is located 100 metres away, binoculars with a 10x magnification will make it appear as if the animal is located 10 metres away.
An object diameter of 42 mm lets in more light than binoculars with an object diameter of 32 mm. This is practical when you, for instance, go out at twilight to look for birds or wild animals. In these types of situations you will have a better image with 10x42 binoculars than with 10x32 binoculars.
10x42 binoculars are relatively large and heavier than, for instance, 8x32 binoculars. But when size and weight are not as important as performance, 10x42 binoculars are definitely a great choice. That is why before you purchase a pair you need to think about what you will use your binoculars for.
The best 10x42 binoculars
Which binoculars are most suitable is different for each individual. This depends on your personal preferences and what you will use the binoculars for. Popular binoculars in this category are the Eden 10x42 binoculars, the Swarovski 10x42 binoculars and the Leica 10x42 binoculars.