Pentax DCF-ED 8×32

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Objective diameter:  32 mm
Magnification:  8 x
Exit pupil: 4 mm
Eye relief (acc. to spec): 17 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 10.5 mm
IPD: 58  – 73 mm
RFOV:  7.5  degrees = 131 m
AFOV (measured, rounded): 57.5 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 1.05 m
Focus type: CF (direction of rotation from close to infinity: < anticlockwise)
Degrees of rotation of focus wheel from 3 m to infinity (measured): 165 degrees
Range of diopter adjustment (acc. to spec.): +/- 4 dpt*
Excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity position (estimate): 5 dpt*
Prism system:  Schmidt-Pechan
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 690 g
Made in: Japan
*range of diopter adjustment not affected by position of focus wheel



A nice upper middle class binocular with good optics and mechanics.
See remarks in separate post “Pentax DCF ED 8×43”,×43/. These apply here as well, with one exception: whereas the size of the field of view of the 8×43 model clearly lags behind competing models, the FOV of this 8×32 is more in line with the market.



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