Vixen SG 6.5×32 WP

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Objective diameter:  32 mm
Magnification:  6.5 x
Exit pupil: 4.92 mm
Eye relief (effective, measured from rim of eyecup): 16.5 mm
IPD: 56  – 72 mm
RFOV:  9.0  degrees = 157 m
AFOV (measured, rounded): 55 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 4.7 m
Focus type:  IF
Range of diopter adjustment on both tubes: +/- 6.5 dpt
Prism system:  Schmidt-Pechan
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 685 g
Made in: China



Vixen advertises the SG 6.5×32 as “… advanced astro-binoculars…”, which seems a bit unusual, given the 6x magnification and 32mm objective lenses. But with its 9 degree field of view, stargazing is no problem of course. And thanks to the 6.5x magnification, daytime use is also possible despite the individual eyepiece focusing. The SG features an interesting “variable speed focusing” and a substantial focus travel beyond infinity. Central sharpness is excellent, off-axis sharpness very satisfactory.



Bright, color-neutral image; almost no CA; very good central and good off-axis sharpness; little distortion and therefore a slight globe effect on panning; quite decent stray-light performance. Field of view good but not outstanding.

A brief description (in German) can also be found here:,433517,433517#msg-433517

A mini-comparison (in German) with the Kowa BD II 6.5×32 (see separate post) can be found here:,445263,445309#msg-445309

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