Objective diameter:  42 mm
Magnification:  8 x
Exit pupil: 5.25 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 14.5 mm
IPD:  54 – 73 mm
RFOV:  7.8  degrees = 136 m
Minimum focus distance (measured): 1.7 m
Focus type:  CF
Prism system:  Schmidt-Pechan
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 908 g
Made in: Germany (??)



In many European countries, Eschenbach is a household name for magnifying glasses, specialty spectacles and other visual aids. For years, Eschenbach has also been selling a variety of binocular models in various sizes and configurations, but with limited success. You would hardly meet anyone, be it in birding or nature observation, who would carry an Eschenbach binocular. Then, in 2014, they came out with the Trophy D “ED” in several sizes, and people were positively impressed: This was finally a decent binocular that could compete with established brands on the market. Well finished, with quite good optics and mechanics, and at a very resonable price. But despite Eschenbach’s huge reach into the market via optics shops that carried its famous magnifying glasses, the Trophy never made a real impact in the market, and Eschenbach has now stopped producing binoculars altogether.

see also separate post about Trophy D 8×32, https://binocular.ch/eschenbach-trophy-d-8×32-ed/



A brief 2014 review (in German) can be found here:

A comparative review, also in German, here:


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