Canon 12×36 IS III
Objective diameter: 36 mm
Exit pupil: 3.0 mm
Eye relief (acc. to spec): 14 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 15.5 mm
IPD: 56 – 74 mm
RFOV: 5.0 degrees = 97.5 m
AFOV (measured, rounded): 59.5 degrees
Minimum focus distance (according to spec.): “ca 6 m”
Minimum focus distance (measured): 7.65 m
Focus type: CF (direction of rotation from close to infinity: > clockwise)
Degrees of rotation of focus wheel from 7.65 m to infinity (measured): 220 degrees
Range of diopter adjustment (acc. to spec.): +/- 3 dpt*
Excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity position (estimate): 9 dpt*
Prism system: Porro II
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 737 g
Made in: Japan
*range of diopter adjustment not affected by position of focus wheel
The most powerful of the “cheap” Canon IS models (8×20, 10×30, 12×36). Good optics, good image stabilization, light weight, but a binocular body that is neither dust- nor waterproof.
See also separate posts:
Canon 8×20 IS, https://binocular.ch/canon-8×20-is/
Canon 10×30 IS II, https://binocular.ch/canon-10×30-is-ii/ .
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