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Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle

Item# BRK031
 
4.0

(26 Ratings)

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What's Included?

Binoculars, Carrying case, Neck strap, Lens Covers, Lens Cloth

Description

Specially designed for nautical use, the Barska 7x50 Waterproof Floating Binocular with Internal Rangefinder & Compass are heavy-duty binoculars with shockproof, non-slip ergonomic rubber armor. These unique floating binoculars are O-ring sealed to be 100% waterproof and dry-nitrogen-purged and sealed to prevent internal fogging, clouding, and moisture damage. 7x magnification allows for the steadiest images possible in rough sea conditions, and a large 50mm objective lens provides maximum light transmission. BAK-4 prisms with porro lenses and fully multi-coated optics ensure crisp, clear imaging. With an internal range-finding reticle and compass and individual focus eyepieces, these binoculars are perfect for the beginning or experienced mariner. Carrying case and neck strap are included for easy portability.  Compass does not operate in southern hemisphere.

 

  • O-Ring Sealed for complete waterproof protection
  • Dry Nitrogen-purged and sealed to prevent foggin, clouding and moisture damage
  • High quality optics for increased clarity
  • BAK-4 prisms for crisp images
  • Non-slip and ergonomic rubber design for a secure grip
  • Heavy-duty and shock proof rubber armor
  • Ideal for all outdoor activities in all weather conditions
  • Specially designed for nautical use
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

 

Barska combines the latest in optical technology with JSA-based quality control for optimum performance. With a distinctive design and a range of features crafted to meet individual comfort and needs, these binoculars are the perfect outdoor companion.

 

Supplier Sku:
AB10798

Dimensions & Specifications

Weight

38.8 oz.

Size

Full Size Binoculars

Eye Relief

23mm

Waterproof

Yes

Features

Compass , Floating , Rangefinder , Waterproof

Magnification

7x

Brand

Barska

Objective Lens Diameter

50mm

Field of View at 1000 Yards

395 ft.

Exit Pupil

7.2mm

Focus Type

Individual Focus

Close Focusing Distance

22.3

Binoculars Series

Barska Deep Sea Binoculars

Lens Coating

Fully Multi-Coated

Prism Type

Porro Prism Binoculars

Prism Glass

BAK-4

Battery Type

2 LR43 1.5v (included)

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Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle
 
4.1

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality lenses (17)
  • Strong construction (17)
  • Close focus (13)
  • Works well with glasses (13)
  • Compact (10)

Cons

  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Bird watching (5)
  • Wildlife viewing (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (19), Avid adventurer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Has very bright view and it floats

Although the binoculars may be used with glasses, the individual dioptre adjustments and eye cups make use without glasses better and more comfortable. It's easy to adjust the binoculars, correctly and repeatably, for...Read complete review

Although the binoculars may be used with glasses, the individual dioptre adjustments and eye cups make use without glasses better and more comfortable. It's easy to adjust the binoculars, correctly and repeatably, for users with different distances between their pupils and different dioptres. There are bright, easily visible, marks on the body to enable you to reproduce any setting from memory.

There is no focus adjustment for this pair of binoculars; consequently, it is important to set the dioptres correctly for each eye for each user.

It's hard to figure out that this device uses LR43 batteries because that information is not on the device or the skimpy manual. The batteries are used to illuminate the compass at night, and either the batteries that were shipped with the product were dead on arrival, or there is something wrong with the binoculars. Fortunately, I can do without the compass in low light.

Yes, you may use this pair of glasses in very low light because the 50 mm lenses bring in an amazingly bright view.

The binoculars may be soaked with no ill effect and the case is flimsy, synthetic fabric but adequate for storage. The rangefinder reticle and rotary slide rule work well together. The rotary slide is synthetic and does not have a smooth, silky feel of high-end, slide rules.

For the price, the Barska 7x50 Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle is sturdy, floats, and it's a pleasure to look at very bright views, even in low light, through the large 50mm lenses.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not bad for the cost

Difficult to get proper view without some distortion at the outer edge of the viewing area.
Right eye rubber cup would not stay on.

Difficult to get proper view without some distortion at the outer edge of the viewing area.
Right eye rubber cup would not stay on.

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1.0

Product defective.

By Donald

from BURKE,VA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Construction
    • Unusable

    Best Uses

    • None

    Comments about Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle:

    Optics not correctly aligned.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    good binocs

    By Clyde E

    from BOERNE,TX

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof
    • Works Well With Glasses

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Wildlife Viewing

      Comments about Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle:

      seem pretty decent for the money,but generic handbook not as good as the binoculars

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      barska waterproof binoculars

      By Leo

      from GARRISON,NY

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Strong Construction
      • Waterproof
      • Works Well With Glasses

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle:

          Got them as a gift for someone,a brief look before wrapping them --very nice! I'm sure they'llenjoy them.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Awsome for fishing.

          By Seahorse

          from Miami florida

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Pros

          • Close Focus
          • Compact
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction
          • Waterproof
          • Works Well With Glasses

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Diver And Fisherman

            Comments about Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle:

            Magnificent I had this for a year and I,am very happy,happy with them and the price is right. I use them for fishing and boating in the Atlantic ocean all year round.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Brummelbar49

            By David

            from WILMINGTON,DE

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Close Focus
            • Lightweight
            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction
            • Waterproof
            • Works Well With Glasses

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Barska 7x50mm Waterproof Floating Binocular with Compass and Rangefinder Reticle:

                Great Product

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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