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Vixen Foresta HR 8X32 binocular (item RC14511) with warranty

 

The New Foresta HR (HR stands for High Resolution) 8x32 is a beautiful binocular.  The focus is smooth and the unit has a cool diopter adjustment incorporated in the center focus. 

 

This unit was a return from a retailer who used it as an indoor sample.  It was used I tested it and it is optically and mechanically in good condition.  It has some wear marks but otherwise functions as normal. It is missing the lens caps but does have the strap and case and box. I notice that the left rubber eyecup does not go flush with the lens barrel but has no effect on the viewing. Normal Retail is $289.00. Includes a 90 Day Warranty.

 

From the web:

The Foresta 8x32 DCF HR from Vixen is a roof prism binocular that sports a lightweight, comfortable, and easy to use open-hinge design. The high-resolution optics are fully multicoated for enhanced viewing, while the prisms boast Vixen's reflection enhanced coatings to ensure excellent low-light performance. Additionally, the Foresta 8x32 enhances the observer's viewing experience with its wide-angle field of view. 

The Foresta 8x32's housing is crafted from a durable die-cast aluminum alloy that's nitrogen filled for water and fog proof performance in dynamic climates.

Wide-Angle FOV: 64°

Nitrogen filled for water and fog proof performance

Lightweight BAK4 roof prisms with reflection enhanced coating offer excellent resolution and bright crisp images 

Lightweight open-hinge design is easy to grip, provides excellent portability, simplifies one-handed operation 

Durable die-cast aluminum housing encased in protective and tactile rubber armoring

 

Vixen Optics 8x32 DCF HR Specs

 

Prism Type

Roof

Magnification

8x

Objective Lens Diameter

32 mm

Angle of View

8.0° (actual)

Field of View

420.0' @ 1000 yd / 140.0 m @ 1000 m

Minimum Focus Distance

63.2' / 19.3 m

Exit Pupil Diameter

4.0 mm

Eye Relief

17.5 mm

Focus Type

Center

Tripod Mount

Yes

Weight

19.75 oz / 559.91 g

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