Nikon E II 10×35

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Objective diameter:  35 mm
Magnification:  10 x
Exit pupil: 3.5 mm
Eye relief (acc. to spec): 14 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 12.5 mm
IPD: 56  – 72 mm
RFOV:  7.0  degrees = 122 m
AFOV (measured, rounded):  68 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 3.3 m
Focus type: CF (direction of rotation from close to infinity: > clockwise)
Degrees of rotation of focus wheel from 3.3 m to infinity (measured): 395 degrees
Range of diopter adjustment (estimate): +/- 6 dpt*
Excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity position (estimate): 6 dpt*
Prism system:  Porro I
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 652 g
Made in: Japan
*range of diopter adjustment not affected by position of focus wheel



When in June 2014, Zeiss introduced the 10×42 model of their new Victory SF series, the announcement called the 120m / 1000m field of view “absolute top for a 10x binocular” – Zeiss might just have overlooked that Nikon’s E II 10×35 had an even wider field of view, 122m. The EII binoculars – the present 10×35 and the 8×30, see separate post (×30/) – are among the very best handheld compact porro binoculars available today.



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