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Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars

Item# LESO013
 
5.0

(9 Ratings)

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What's Included?

Katmai binoculars, eyepiece rain guard, push-on objective lens covers, case, neck strap

Description

These Leupold® 6x 32mm Katmai™ Binoculars in black finish give you all the performance of a full-size binocular in a compact package that's lightweight and easy to carry or pack. They are ideal for people who value relatively compact size with exceptional optical performance. The key is the 32mm objective lens and L-coated™ prisms that work together to transmit a greater amount of light to your eye than traditional compacts, which usually employ a much smaller objective lens.


This is a wide-angle binocular perfect for sporting events where you prefer to see the whole scene magnified instead of one particular element. With its exit pupil diameter in excess of five millimeters, you can expect bright images in all but the darkest of conditions.


Leupold 6x 32mm Katmai Binoculars are premium midsized roof-prism units with unusual capabilities. Advanced prism technology yields great brightness. Helicoid-type eyecups offer generous eye relief and comfort, and the binoculars offer nitrogen-purged waterproof and fog-proof performance. The center focus dial is easily manipulated, even while wearing gloves. Limited lifetime warranty.


From humble immigrant beginnings, Leupold grew, based on a promise of quality, to become a classic American company. In 1907, Fred Leupold set up a one-man shop at 5th and Oak streets in Portland, Ore., to repair surveying equipment. He was joined by his brother-in-law, Adam Voelpel, and later by inventor John Cyprian Stevens, and the foundations for a century of success were in place.


During Leupold's second half-century, the company has focused heavily on the sports optics business. Leupold's presence in the hunting and shooting market expands, and finally dominates, with innovative optics and features that are now legendary among hunters, shooters, and outdoors enthusiasts. Many of the industry's standards - nitrogen waterproofing, the Duplex® reticle, and more - are Leupold creations.


Supplier Sku:
56410

Dimensions & Specifications

Weight

18 oz.

Size

Mid Size Binoculars

Eye Relief

16.6mm

Waterproof

Yes

Features

Waterproof

Magnification

6x

Brand

Leupold

Dimensions (in)

4.1 in. Length

Objective Lens Diameter

32mm

Field of View at 1000 Yards

425 ft.

Exit Pupil

5.3mm

Focus Type

Center

Close Focusing Distance

4.9 ft.

Binoculars Series

Leupold Katmai Binoculars

Prism Type

Roof Prism Binoculars

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Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars
 
5.0

(based on 9 reviews)

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Pros

  • Compact (6)
  • Quality lenses (6)
  • Strong construction (6)
  • Close focus (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting (4)
    • Wildlife viewing (4)
    • Bird watching (3)
    • Sporting events/concerts (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (5)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    5.0

    Excellent

    By PaulieS

    from Birmingham AL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Close Focus
    • Compact
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hunting
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Comments about Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars:

      Solid build, light weight, excellent light gathering.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Binos

      By John

      from Jacksonville , FL

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Close Focus
      • Compact
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hunting
        • Sporting Events/Concerts
        • Wildlife Viewing

        Comments about Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars:

        First pair I have ever owned so I am no expert. I had to rely on professional reviews and the reviews of this forum. These got top billing in all things i read about them. I have tried them out and they are really nice. I made a good choice.

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        5.0

        Getting more bang for your buck.

        By Ron

        from Camden, SC

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Lenses
        • Strong Construction
        • Works Well With Glasses

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bird Watching
          • Hunting
          • Sporting Events/Concerts
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Comments about Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars:

          I feel most binculars are too high in power. The six power, for applications other than glassing open country, is perfect. In my case, I hunt with a Leupold fixed-power, 6 x 42 scope so I get the same magnification with scope and binoculars. Also in wooded or partial wooded terrain, I get a wider field of view, and a brighter, clearer image and they are easier to hold steady. I have a pair of Leupold 8 x 42 which I love, but if I had to choose just one, it would be the 6 x 32 Katmia from Leupold.

           
          5.0

          Leupold 6 X 32 best in its class

          By Sundance

          from Camden, SC

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction
          • Works Well With Glasses

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hunting
            • Sporting Events/Concerts

            Comments about Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars:

            This binocular is the most useful power on the market. There is no need for the 8 power or 10 power. The Leupold Katmia 6 X 32 is bright, crisp and steady. It has a wide field of view and to me is the most practical glass I have found.
            I own a pair of Leupold 8 X 42 and I will take the 6 X 32 with me every time unless I'm in open county. I hunt the southeast and my scope is a 6 X 42 fix power Leupold. My scope and biniculars show me the same images. I love it.
            Ron W.
            South Carolina

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Tip!

            By Larry

            from Salisbury, NY

            Pros

            • Close Focus
            • Compact
            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bird Counting
              • Bird Watching
              • Insect Viewing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Comments about Leupold 6x32mm Katmai Binoculars:

              I read a review on numerous makes and models of binoculars for birding and they rated them based on dozens of regular people as well as birders of varying degrees of experience trying them all and this bino was rated at number 1 in the medium price range as far as close focus, lens quality, use with glasses, etc. With that information I bought my Katmai binoculars. They're great!! I use them primarily for close observation in heavily forested, brushy, and/or dense vegetation.The lens quality is so good that they actually seem more powerful than 6x32s. They are exceptionally bright with a more than generous field of view. They're perfect for observing birds out of the windows at feeders or on the lawns;especially if you count birds as I do for Cornell. I also find them very useful for watching butterflies and other insects such as bees, hornets and wasp. The close focus of 4.9 feet allows for exceptional viewing. Very rugged and well built and worth much more than what you pay for them. [...] Perfect for specific needs.

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              Customer Q & A

              Q1: Could you tell me what country the Leupold Sport Optics Katmai 6x32 Binoculars are made in? Thank you, Charlie

              A: Leupold Wind River Katmai 6x32 binoculars are made in Japan.

              Q2: 1. Will you please e-mail a picture of the binoculars with the lens caps on, both the objective and eyepiece caps? 2. What is the minimum interpupilary distance?

              A: Hello Wayne, Thank you for your email. I'm sorry but we do not have any photos available with the caps on. However, the interpupilary distance is 57-72mm. Best Regards, Denny

              Q3: I had heard that Leupold is using BAK7 prisms in these binos but have not been able to verify. I want to buy new binos but wanted to get BAK4 prisms. I would appreciate if you could clear up this point for me.

              A: Hi Lou, Thank you for your email. You are correct. The Katmai's use a BAK-7 prism. It is not available in a BAK 4. Best Regards, Denny

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