Objective diameter:  42 mm
Magnification:  8 x
Exit pupil: 5.25 mm
IPD: 56  – 74 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 15 mm
RFOV:  7.0  degrees = 122 m
Focus type:  CF
Prism system:  Schmidt Pechan
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 742 g
Made in: Japan



GMC Trading Ltd. is a private Swiss company active in the import trade and represents brands such as Kowa, Kenko or Polaroid. GMC markets and sells its own middle class binoculars for the Swiss market under the private label “Admiral”;  production is outsourced to a Japanese optics company. The “Bernina” model represents the top of the roughly three dozen different Admiral binoculars and is / was sold in sizes 8×32, 10×32, 8×42 and 10×42. The 8×42 presented here is of an open bridge design, compact and lightweight, with an average field of view, excellent central and acceptable off-axis sharpness.



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