I am not disappointed. We found it not especially easy to replace them, but we felt that a person would get used to doing it after a little practice. Thread starter Eagle; Start date Dec 17, 2018; Dec 17, 2018 #1 Eagle Senior Member. Today the best of the best, the Titans of binocular quality, are the new Leica Noctivid, the updated Swarovski EL Swarovision with Field Package, and the updated Zeiss Victory SF T*. In our opinion, those looking for a high-end pair of binoculars should be choosing between the Zeiss Victory HT and the Swarovski EL.Both models provide exceptional optical clarity and brightness, but the Victory HT fell slightly short in both in-hand comfort and close focus range. Edge-to-edge sharpness describes whether the edges of the field of view are in focus when you have locked in your focus at the center. The field of view is wide and without distortion at the edge. Clear tactile indents give positive feedback, and there's an excellent, snappy lock. I have both Leitz & Leica Trinovid 10x40/10x42 & Zeiss 12x42 they are all back ups now to the Victory SF I love the weight and balance of the Victory SF the sharpness is superb. Some of the raw data items are also integrated into the final scores. As with brightness, resolution did not make any difference in the overall scores of these three superb binoculars. What jumped out at us was a tremendous improvement in comfort, fit, and feel. Leica is known for delivering a crystalline image. We begin with the completely new product from Leica, the Noctivid. Swarovski's warranty does not cover accidental damage. All three of these binoculars have exemplary eyecups. Diane remarked, on first taking a long look through the SF, "It feels like it's weightless.". These binoculars are not priced for the faint of heart. It got a slight bump in its overall score for this. There really wasn't a lot of room for improvement. The overall score takes into account most, but not all, of the items in the chart. The Swarovski took 1/2 of a turn to cover this range. The Leica Noctivid is manufactured in Germany. EL 42 binoculars combine size, weight, and optical performance to give the perfect product. The Swarovski EL is manufactured in Austria. The two are: The Leica Noctivid carries a lifetime warranty against manufacturer's defects. These are the manufacturers' data. X. The models are: Swarovski EL Swarovision Warranty • The ELs carry a lifetime warranty on the optical system when purchased by US residents from an authorized Swarovski Optik North American dealer. ZEISS garantiert somit die höchste Auflösung und Farbtreue – für die entscheidenden Momente bei der Vogelbeobachtung. Erleben Sie das ZEISS VICTORY SF als das vielseitigste Premiumfernglas in der 170-jährigen Geschichte von ZEISS. Focuser. The name now includes T* and appears in full as Zeiss Victory SF T*. Over the years we have run into very few people whose eyes are too wideset to work with binoculars, but for a person with that situation, the Zeiss also spreads to the widest interpupillary distance — 76mm, as opposed to a maximum of 74mm for the other two binoculars. Bestellen. The Zeiss Victory SF T* is available in two models, which are the same size and weight, and have the same 42 mm. If you don't wear glasses, the issue of eye relief is completely irrelevant. Home As for resolution, in our scoring, we had to give all three binoculars a perfect score. And the Zeiss SF squeezes down to just 54 mm apart. It has a good, clear, numbered scale to let you return your binocular instantly to your customer setting should it be accidentally moved. Some of the features are weighted more heavily than others. So.. is it worth it? For warranty service, a copy of your receipt from an authorized dealer is required. Please see the section below, "A word about brightness.". No binocular of comparable size makes the world look brighter. It's the lightest weight, and its perfect balance makes it feel even lighter. The new FieldPro Package version re-engineers the lug straps and the objective lens covers. Their stated goal was to create the best birding and wildlife-observing binocular in the world. Both Zeiss Victory SF models weigh 27.5 ounces without the rainguard in place (the rainguard adds 0.7 ounces), but in the hand, they feel considerably lighter than that. We measured how many turns it took to go from 20 feet to 250 yards. It provides a spectacularly comfortable focusing experience. When the naked eye can barely see detail, look through one of these Titans, and the lights come on again. Compactness and weight — At just under 6 inches in length, the Noctivid is the most compact of the three top binoculars. Zeiss decided to go black on black with its renewed Victory SF binoculars. Introduction. They're smooth and precise, without backlash. Any one of them would be a happy choice. This is fast, nimble focusing over the range that many birders use all the time. Eye relief — With 18 mm of eye relief, we doubt that anyone, whether wearing eyeglasses or not, would have any problem enjoying the full field of view. Focus speed — The Noctivid has a fast focus, on a par with the Zeiss and the Swarovski. We found the Zeiss took 1-1/2 turns to get to 5.4 feet, starting at 20 feet. A slightly updated version was released a year later, in 2016. In 2010, Swarovski remodeled the EL into the elegant EL Swarovision, which replaces the earlier EL's aluminum housing with lightweight, durable magnesium. I already had Zeiss binoculars; they were still good, but at 25 years old not good enough for my "older" eyesight! We counted that toward the SF's overall score. It does, however, have a numbered scale, making it easy to remember the setting. For a serious birder, great binoculars are a must and Zeiss is one of the best brands. The field of view is a bit narrower, so it is a little more difficult to get on the bird, particularly when it is nearby. Please be advised that the operator of this site accepts advertising compensation from certain companies that appear on the site, and such compensation impacts the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented, and in some cases may also impact the scoring that is assigned to them. Close focus — The Noctivid focuses as close as 6.2 feet, not quite so close as Swarovski (5 feet) and Zeiss (5.4 feet). We'll point out what separates these binoculars from each other. This style has become popular, because it makes it possible to wrap your fingers around one barrel. The focuser has an oversized wheel that has been moved forwards in the bridge to reduce finger spread in the hold. This minimum focus distance beats out the Zeiss Victory SF (5.4 feet) and the Leica Noctivid (6.2 feet). In this review we look at the 10x42 versions of these three new binoculars and make a new hands-on comparison. To our hands, the Swarovski may offer a slight edge in its snappy, neat action. 5-year no-fault warranty bests Leica's 3 years coverage for accidental damage. All three are premium optics for the owner who wishes to acquire the state of the art. We gave a small bump to the Leica Noctivid because it claims a waterproof depth of 16.5 feet, as opposed to 13 to 13.4 for the other two binoculars. Edge-to-edge sharpness — Leica has redesigned the optical system to enhance sharpness at the outer edges of the field of view. Ornithologen- und Jagdglas. However, because we were trying to quantify distinctions between the binoculars, we gave points for closer minimum focus. The Leica Noctivid is an entirely new line and is now Leica's top birding binocular. Beim Swarovski EL 8,5 x 42 WB besitzen Optik und Bereitschaftstasche jeweils ihre eigenen Trageriemen. Birding FAQ But as soon as you cover the fold with your thumb, you see they are the same shade of grey. This is a somewhat different matter from the resolution achieved at the center of the field of view. Bestellen. Birding Tips Numbered scale on excellent diopter adjustment, Availability of 32mm and 50mm versions and a 12-power model. Even more than the other binoculars, the Zeiss SF seems to disappear, and all your attention is on the bird. Once more, not a way to discriminate between the three. Das Zeiss Victory SF 10×42 bot hohe Detailerkennbarkeit und zeigte sich für weite Distanzen geeignet. It's fast, but not so fast that one overshoots the point of focus. Your index finger falls on the focus knob without having to angle off from the other fingers. How many cars can you see? Leica Ultravid 8x42 HD+ is still an attractive glass due to ease of view and a beautiful image in a very solid and small package. We did not try to drown the binoculars ourselves. After all, no two eyes or hands are the same. You will find the videos here. However, binoculars are personal choices. And with a turn of a dial on the carrying strap, you can adjust it to whatever length feels most comfortable to you in the field. This site is a free online resource that strives to offer helpful content and comparison features to its visitors. While the Leica Noctivid 10x42was one of the top scoring pairs of binoculars we tested, it fell slightly behind the other two high-end models. So here is Zeiss´ answer to Swarovski´s popular 42mm Swarovisions: The SF 8/10x42, "SF" standing for "Smart Focus". The contour is even, with no thumb ridges on the lower side. The focuser is very smooth, with a light action and no play. The chart shows the range of adjustment available, in millimeters, for each binocular. Crisp and clear edge to edge. This gives the Noctivid virtually perfect color neutrality. They are better than what anyone needs — indeed, probably beyond what the sharpest human eye can see. If you have had a problem getting a binocular to match the distance between your eyes, the Zeiss SF has the best chance of fitting your needs. Das EL 8,5x42 wäre mit Sicherheit für Sie eine gute Investition, meiner Meinung nach aber nicht ohne vorher ein Zeiss Victory SF 8x42, wegen des konkurrenzlos großen Sehfeldes, probiert zu haben, welches auch noch deutlich günstiger als das Swarovski ist. We own older good binoculars but optics have improved over the years. In addition to using them in the field, I wanted to set up some tests that I could repeat with different binoculars as I came upon them. Even when we used a doubler to magnify the images, we could see no difference in resolution between the three Titans. It is a stunning, gorgeous field of view. Lightweight,superb optics,comfortable to hold, this is a high quality item that will not disappoint, Recommended without hesitation. Gone: the iconic Zeiss Z logo. Fazit . If you're going to be paying full price, we would give the edge to the Swarovski EL. The clarity is absolutely the finest I've seen to date. Weight balance is towards the face, which makes holding these up feel like they're weightless. The quality of the seal determines the degree of protection against fogging up in humid environments and ruining your trip to Costa Rica. ­ All Rights Reserved. For example, field of view counts more than close focus. You can focus from 20 feet to 250 yards with only 1/3 turn of the focus knob. Yes folks, it is actually quite difficult to announce a clear winner between these two binos. Please note that the final overall scores are so close as to result in a virtual three-way tie. The bridge spacing allows more room for your fingers, giving you more choice in where and how you grip. With this review, we'll include an overall chart, which compares the features and shows how each binocular rates against the others. Fazit. We provide the data but did not use the focus speed as part of the calculation of the overall score. All very easy to use. I went with the 10 power for slightly better distance viewing and ID of raptors. Das Sehfeld von 120 m / 1.000 m ist für eine 10-fache Vergrößerung für viele bisher ein Traum, der jetzt realisiert wird. In our testing Swarovski scored the best (5 feet), with Zeiss coming in a close second (5.4 feet), and Leica third (6.2 feet). Blue cell background Raw data, showing actual measurements. Leica's optical quality was already legendary in the older Leica Ultravid Plus. Die ZEISS Victory SF Linie wurde entwickelt, um die anspruchsvollsten Situationen der Vogelbeobachtung zu meistern. Curious? Die optische Performance wurde mit einem UFL Concept maximiert. Almost all of their binoculars have a fairly similar look that tends to be as simple as possible. Binoculars with a wide field of view tend to have short eye relief, which is bad news for glasses wearers. However, the conclusions reached in this review will generally hold true for the 8x and 8.5x siblings of these three binoculars as well. In den (mittlerweile späten) Abend ein Hallo. Zeiss Victory SF 8x42 . 8.5-fach kann man auch über längere Zeit ohne aufzustützen ruhig betrachten. However, below are the fields of view for the 8x and 8.5x models. The anti-reflective coatings on all the Noctivid's lenses and prisms have been optimized to transmit the entire visible spectrum of light. It was a welcome advance in comfort and usability. Wie angekündigt, nochmals einen Anlauf auf das Swarovski 8,5x42 vs. Zeiss SF 8x42 zu starten, bin ich heute direkt nach Ankunft am Flughafen in die Stadt. We hope that at least we have been able to bring your attention to whatever factors matter most to you. Easy to hold. This location is more ergonomic than diopter adjustments done by turning one of the eyepieces. However, we found no perceptible differences in the brightness of Zeiss, Swarovski, and Leica binoculars. To create an eyepiece with long eye relief and a wide field of view requires a sophisticated, expensive optical design. Yet, even when we panned from one side to the other, we detected none of the "rolling-ball" distortion that troubles some users of binoculars known for a flat field of view. But the 7x42 is even sharper and much brighter - really one league above, and seriously rivalling the Noctivid, at least if you value ergonomics and rock so… In the old days (and in many binoculars today) the objective lens covers were held on by a sort of glorified rubber band, easily lost in the field. The ability to focus down to 5 feet allows study of the smallest details of the birds coming to our feeders. The brightness of a binocular is important to birders, especially if they like to go out owling or want to watch woodcocks displaying at dawn. To see the Swarovski diopter setting, you have to turn the binocular sideways. We think that this range reflects much of a birder's experience in the field. Zeiss Victory SF 10x42 Minox NVD mini Zeiss Conquest HD 15x56 Zeiss 15x60 BGA T* Docter 8x56 ED/OH Zeiss Victory HT 8x54 Leica Geovid 10x42 HD-B Hawke Sport Optics Endurance 10x42 Swarovski Optik SLC 10x56 Zeiss Conquest HD 10x56 If the barrels of your binocular won't come close enough together to allow you to see through both eyes at once, well, you might as well have a monocular. However, it weighs slightly more than either of the others. All three binoculars are heart-rendingly bright, too. For example, in the image at right, it seems obvious that the right page is darker than the left. The barrels of the Victory SF are slim and long, coated in high-quality, long-lasting rubber. The warranty does not cover accidental damage. FAX 641-469-5065 Swarovski NL Pure 10x42/12x42. Instead of only three settings of eyecup extension, there are now four. A few items, such as interpupillary distance, show the data for reference only but do not affect the relative scores. Two difference between the two are the reason for this thread. It is beautiful, and you can see the setting instantly any time you glance down at your binocular. The new, rotating PUSH & TURN strap connector adapts to any movement and can be quickly and silently fitted to the binocular. The waterproof specs show how deep under water you can hold the binocular before its seals will fail. objective lens. Green cell background 5 star. Other features, such as close focus and weight, show the raw data. Zeiss Victory SF 10x42. But in the new FieldPro package, the lens covers are securely attached by a clip that fastens into the end of the barrel. They all have indents for intermediate positions. Also, overall the glasses are better than Zeiss and Swarovski quality wise. Birding DVDs Der für das Fernglas lässt sich besonders schnell anbringen. All these binoculars have magnesium housings, making them as light and strong as possible. Joined Feb 27, 2012 Messages 909 Location Western Kentucky. Where the Zeiss Victory SF shines, even in this brilliant field of competitors, is in its amazing balance. The Zeiss SF's focus knob, in our opinion, has the most ergonomic finger placement. Except as expressly set forth in our Terms of Use, all representations and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. It is a stunning experience to look through any of these binoculars in low light. We assigned numerical scores (from 1 to 10, 10 being the best) to some features, for which we rated the binoculars against each other. Test period 21-4-2015 - 1-12-2015 Serial Nr: 4304295 Origin of sample: Zeiss Germany demopool . The Zeiss's setting is also easy to see, but not quite so easy as the Leica's. They are great for low light viewing, not just morning and evening, but when you have a bird in deep shadow. Swarovision for edge-to-edge sharpness — The EL has gained an enthusiastic following, in part for its remarkably flat field of view, which provides a sharp image, edge to edge, thanks to field flattener lenses. There's less small muscle activity needed to hold it up to your eyes, so you can observe longer without fatigue. objective lens. The Leica took only 1-¼ turn to get from 20 feet down to its minimum focusing distance of 6.2 feet. The Swarovski took 1-2/3 turns to reach 5 feet. However, Swarovski has a reputation for being very generous in providing warranty service, often going beyond what the written guarantee promises. Hand friendliness — The Noctivid employs an open bridge design (as do the Swarovski and the Zeiss). Field of view — The Zeiss Victory SF 10x42 offers 360 feet at 1000 yards, handily beating both of its competitors. But the increased magnification is very nice. Eye relief — At 19 mm. Since field of view is such an important aspect of a binocular experience, we gave it extra weight in the overall score. I got the 10x magnification and have no trouble holding them steady. Fairfield, IA 52556, Swarovski EL Swarovision with Field Package, Focus knob ideally situated to allow easiest reach by index finger. That's one easy finger swipe. Eye relief — The Swarovision EL still leads the field for generous eye relief, with 20mm on both the 8.5x42 and the 10x42 model, allowing glasses wearers to see the full field of view. Top scores all around. A few years ago, we could find no 10x42 binoculars with eye relief usable by a glasses wearer. In a technological breakthrough, the FieldPro Package's lug straps have been completely redesigned. Since the field of view normally decreases as the magnification increases, the comparison shown below is not entirely fair to Swarovski, whose magnification 8.5x, not 8x as in the other two. Swarovski EL Swarovision with FieldPro Package is available in six models, with objective lenses of 32, 42, or 50 mm., and with magnifications of 8x, 10x, and 12x. Diopter adjustment — The Noctivid continues the Leica tradition of a diopter adjustment that is both functional and elegant. Some people's eyes are very wide apart. This varies from person to person, and that means that one person will be able to focus closer through a particular binocular than can somene else. The 120m / 1000m field of view with 10x magnification is like a dream come true for many nature enthusiasts. Birdwatching Dot Com carries all of these binoculars. This quality helps create the sense of immersion in the image. This allowed them to redesign the optics so that there is more weight in the eyepiece end and less in the objective end, shifting the center of gravity toward the eyes and giving the SF perfect balance. Some very good binoculars can be sharp in the center but soft at the edges. Leica Noctivid 10x42. These new ones, however, are fantastic. We are keenly aware that how well a binocular scores in our personal comparison is not as important as your personal choice. (We deem this a great improvement over the Leica Ultravid line, which fits some people's hands fine but does not suit everyone.) Eye relief — A binocular's eye relief is determined by the design of the eyepiece. We carefully tested the resolution of the Zeiss SF, the Swarovski EL, and the Leica Noctivid 10x42 binoculars, using a T-21-RP USAF 1951 optical resolution chart, from Applied Image Inc. How close you can focus a binocular depends partly on the focusing ability of your eyes. The Zeiss Victory SF 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars appear longer than the Swarovski’s ELs. Last fall, I found myself in a position between myself and some friends with access to a pile of “alpha” binoculars. Totally beautiful. However, we felt these differences would be undetectable in a birder's everyday life. The Zeiss Victory SF maintains its field-of-view superiority in the 8x42 models. The Leica Noctivid came in second with 19m of eye relief, and the Zeiss has 18mm. Here's why. No test by someone else can tell you how well a binocular will fit your hands or suit your eyes and brain. Nature lovers appreciate the unique close-up setting of 1.5 m and the rapid, precise focusing mechanism. Note: This article has been revised 3/12/17 to correct errors in the Leica Noctivid field of view specifications. We found the Zeiss SF covered the distance in 1/3 of a turn, the fastest speed of the three. The lens cover swing down when you're using the binocular and then clip neatly back into place for transporting or storage. I currently own a pair of swaros, previous to these I had a pair of zeiss victory FL. Even though this is likely a “money no object” comparison, it matters. This system also allows you to attach a Swarovski harness instead of the strap. If you want to choose among them, you'll have to consider something besides resolution. EL 8.5x42 Zeiss Victory SF 8x42. Our own personal choice is for the Zeiss Victory SF. And the clarity and brightness all the way to the edge of the field is exceptional. Swarovski includes a tiny gap cover that you can insert into each opening if you prefer to use the binoculars without the lens covers. However, we did not include the interpupillary distance in the overall score, because to most users the maximum and minimum do not matter at all. The fact that Zeiss maintains sharpness even at the outside edge of the image seems almost miraculous. We salute Swarovski for bringing it out first of the three. Der Vorteil der geringeren Vergrösserung gegenüber den 10-fach Modellen ist klar die ruhigere Beobachtung. The close range of 1.5 m allows for an impressive, larger-than-life view of birds, butterflies and dragonflies – as if you could reach out and touch them. We chose to focus on the 10x42 models so that we could make fair comparisons of resolution and field of view, between binoculars with the same magnification. The Zeiss 8×42 Victory SF binoculars weigh 780 grams (27.5 oz) and have a length of 6.8 inches and a width of 4.9 inches while it is 2.55 inches thick. However, when binoculars are this good, you will not find stunning differences in quality. All are sufficient for use with glasses. Swarovski. We thought its elegance deserved an extra point. All strain is gone from holding the binocular, and one does not tire of holding it even after extended viewing. The slightly reduced field of view and the slightly increased need for a steadier hand are not that noticeable to me. However, Leica has come up with enhancements. 3 Background When Swarovski introduced the EL … Focusing speed 20 ft to 250 yds • How many turns of the focusing knob it takes to move from close to far is an indication of how fast you can focus a binocular. 2197 236th Blvd. Short, clear, online video instuctions take all the mystery out of how these systems work. Resolution —  The fluoride-containing HD glass in lenses provide virtually perfect freedom from chromatic aberration. These really are the best binoculars on the market. For some people this means they can hold the binocular in one hand. Zeiss and Swarovski each introduced improvements that affect the binoculars' ergonomics and outward appearance, without changing the optics. Advertiser Disclosure. Swarovski EL O-Range is a special edition of EL-Range binoculars, which we already know from the year 2011.Then they were a big sensation, especially due to the built-in laser range finder and the SWAROAIM technology- angle shot program. Due to its color and surface, spots and stains can be quickly seen on it. Comparisons between the lower magnification versions would be pitting 8-power Leica and Zeiss against 8.5-power Swarovski. Since our 2015 Titans review of the top Leica, Swarovski, and Zeiss binoculars, all three manufacturers have brought out new models. The focus knob is much better, as well as the eyepieces and the entire design of the body. You can remove the lens covers completely if you wish. These are all good numbers for minimum focus distance. However, on the most important features, resolution and brightness, to our eyes, all of the Titans seemed equal. The information which appears on this site is subject to change at any time. Edge-to-edge sharpness — We found the Zeiss Victory SF to be razor sharp, both at the center and at the edge. Interpupillary distance — Here's an issue that matters not at all to most people but can make or break the binocular experience for certain users. In this article, I will compare the new Swarovski EL O-Range 10×42 W B and Leica Geovid 10×42 HD-B.Both are laser range finding binoculars. I did like the SF but not 17 cm but Zeiss SF ergo is great, the Swarros is more bulky and if you compare them EL and SF both at 8x, ok EL is at 8.5 but the Swarros is little more 'darker' , I hear that is typical for Swarro vs colour effect. All these binoculars have their diopter adjustment mechanism on the center column with the focus knob. 2 Contents Page Background 3 Prices & Specifications 3 Inter-pupillary Distance Range 3 Impressions in the Hand 3 Eyecups, Accessories 4 Focus Wheels 5 Dioptre 5 Optical Performance 5 Handling & Field of View 6 Summing Up 7 Choosing 7 . 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