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Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars

Item# BUP293
 
4.5

(59 Ratings)

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  • Unique Auto-Focus Binoculars in a Compact Body Design 
  • Unique "Focus-Free" feature is great for sporting events
  • Non-slip rubber armor absorbs shock
  • Focus dialed in for instant viewing at virtually any distance
  • Includes Case and Neck Strap
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What's Included?

Binoculars, Case, Neck Strap, Eyepiece Covers

Description

Don't miss the action while you're fumbling to focus! Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus® auto-focus compact binoculars feature focus-free operation for convenient viewing. Just aim, and your subject comes into clear view!

 

The 8x25mm PermaFocus® compact offers a wide, 330-foot field view - wider than that in many 8X compacts - allowing you to see more of your subject. Quality optics are fully coated for bright, crisp images, and ergonomic, rubber armoring provides durability and a slip-resistant grip, even for gloved hands.


Ideal for spectator sports and wildlife observation, Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus®, compact binoculars offer the ultimate in value and go-anywhere convenience.

Note: Focus-Free binoculars are designed for viewing distant subjects.  The close-focus limit is subjective and dependent on the user's eyesight.

 

Specifications:

  • 3.1mm exit pupil
  • 10mm eye relief
  • 330-foot field of view
  • Fixed focus
  • Less than 1-pound field weight

Supplier Sku:
170825
Shipping Restrictions:
Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

Dimensions & Specifications

Weight

9.3 oz.

Size

Compact Binoculars

Warranty

2 Year

Eye Relief

10mm

Waterproof

No

Features

Focus Free

Magnification

8x

Brand

Bushnell

Objective Lens Diameter

25mm

Field of View at 1000 Yards

330 ft.

Exit Pupil

3.1mm

Focus Type

AutoFocus

Tripod Adaptable

No

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Bushnell Permafocus Binoculars

Prism Type

Porro Prism Binoculars

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Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars
 
4.4

(based on 59 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (42)
  • Quality lenses (28)
  • Lightweight (24)
  • Strong construction (23)
  • Close focus (16)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sporting events/concerts (16)
    • Wildlife viewing (16)
    • Bird watching (14)
    • Hunting (6)
    • Yachting (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (40), Avid adventurer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12), Yes (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    These are Great

    My husband likes the fact that they are self focusing he uses them for hunting. I like looking at the wild life. You don,t have to worry about tryin to focus and miss...Read complete review

    My husband likes the fact that they are self focusing he uses them for hunting. I like looking at the wild life. You don,t have to worry about tryin to focus and miss something.I have two sets.One set is a compact set which are great for carrying in his pocket. They are both light weight. I THINK THESE ARE A GREAT PRODUCT. They also work well with glasses.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Nice, but . . .

    I use binoculars for two very different viewing experiences.

    First, I ride horses in the back country and use them to view wildlife and scenery at a distance. These are...Read complete review

    I use binoculars for two very different viewing experiences.

    First, I ride horses in the back country and use them to view wildlife and scenery at a distance. These are great for that, love them for that. The auto focus is so cool and works great in this situation.

    Second, I like to birdwatch. I was hoping to use them in that situation. Unfortunately, the birds tend to come in closer than a couple hundred feet and these bi's just can't focus at all in close. If the birds are several hundred feet out, these work great and again the auto focus is just plain cool. If I'm birdwatching, these are not the binoculars that I will take with me.

    Even so, these are well worth the money, they are a good multi-purpose binocular that work well in many situations, just not close in.

    Reviewed by 59 customers

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    1.0

    Bird Watching

    By Charlie bird watcher

    from Swanton Ohio

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hunting

        Comments about Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars:

        Not what I was looking 4 will not focus on ne thing closer then 30 yards if you want to look 4 deer 100 yards away would be fine .

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Alaska wildlife

        By Donald

        from TULSA,OK

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Auto Focus
        • Compact
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Lenses

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bird Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Comments about Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars:

          We bought these binoculars to take on our trip to Alaska in September. We haven't had a chance to give them a good workout, so we'll know more when we get back.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Very Light

          By Marcia

          from SAN ANTONIO,TX

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching

            Comments about Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars:

            Very light, easy to focus! For the price a great value!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great gift.

            By Deborah

            from CLARKSTON,WA

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Lightweight
            • Quality Lenses

            Cons

            • Difficult To Focus

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching
            • Hunting
            • Wildlife Viewing

            Comments about Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars:

            These are going to be a great gift for my grandsons this Christmas. Thery are just the right size for their small hand to hold. I'd given them a five star if there was a way to focus them for close up viewing. Distant viewing is great. I had to remove my glasses to look through them.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for safari

            By Debbie

            from PENNINGTON,NJ

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Close Focus
            • Compact
            • Easy to use
            • Lightweight
            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Lens Cap Falls Off Easily

            Best Uses

            • Wildlife Viewing

            Comments about Bushnell 8x25mm PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars:

            Bought these for a safari trip and they're one of the best purchases I've ever made. They're lightweight and they really did auto focus. For the animals in the distance, I could really see them as if they were right next to me. And could even see details on animals that were a little closer. Not having to spend time trying to focus, and probably missing the animals as they moved, was definitely a key aspect of these. And a great value to boot!

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            • No

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            Customer Q & A

            Q1: What is the greatest distance you can see with the Bushnell 8x25 PermaFocus Focus Free Compact?

            A: Like all binoculars, the Bushnell 8x25 PermaFocus Binoculars will allow you to see all the way to the horizon, however far that is in your area.

            Q2: Hi. I just ordered a pair of 8X25 PermaFocus binoculars for my wife. Does it come with a strap and case?

            A: Yes.  The Bushnell 8x25 Permafocus binoculars do come with a neck strap and a leather case.

            Q3: Is the eye relief sufficiient for use with eyeglasses?

            A: If you must wear glasses, you’ll need at least 15mm of eye relief or longer if you want to see the full field of view with your glasses on. The Bushnell 8x25 PermaFocus Focus Free Compact Binoculars are only 10mm.

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