Opticron Imagic 7×42 TGA WP

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Objective diameter:  42 mm
Magnification:  7 x
Exit pupil: 6 mm
Eye relief (acc. to spec): 22 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 17 mm
IPD: 57  – 72 mm
RFOV:  7.2  degrees = 126 m
AFOV (measured, rounded): 50 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 4.5 m
Focus type: CF (direction of rotation from close to infinity: < anticlockwise)
Degrees of rotation of focus wheel from 4.5 m to infinity (measured): 175 degrees
Range of diopter adjustment (acc. to spec.): +/- 3.5 dpt*
Excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity position (estimate): 4.5 dpt*
Prism system:  Porro I
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 731 g
Made in: China
*range of diopter adjustment not affected by position of focus wheel



In a review from 2018, binomania.it characterized the 7×42 Imagic as “a valuable all-purpose” binocular. Opticron’s Imagic series consists of 7 sizes: 7×42, 7×50, 8×32, 8×42, 10×42, 10×0 and 12×50. The 7×42 model exhibits a nice image with relatively good CA correction and decent sharpness across a large part of the field of view. However, the FOV is not very wide, and the binocular does not give an impression of utmost sturdiness. Still, for its price, the Imagic performs respectably well, is waterproof and represents good value for money.



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