Nikon Monarch 5 Binoculars Review: Must Read for 8×42 Shoppers

Nikon Monarch 5 8x42 binoculars
Nikon Monarch 5 8×42 binoculars

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If you looked at Nikon Monarch binoculars years ago, you may remember that they used to be called ATB; that is, All Terrain Binoculars.

Nikon revamped their binoculars lines, so now the ATB has become the Monarch 5. (It’s actually a little more convoluted than that, but since that’s almost ancient history by now, we’ll just leave it at that.)

If you’re in a hurry or you’re already quite certain you want these binoculars, just click here to see them at Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon Monarch 5 Binoculars Review: Must Read for 8×42 Shoppers”

Best Bird Watching Binoculars for Most Birders

Nikon Monarch 5
Nikon Monarch 5

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There are easily a dozen or more decent bird watching binoculars, that meet the technical criteria that most bird watchers want, in the market today. I’ve picked 5 of the top, most popular models for you to look at in this article. Continue reading “Best Bird Watching Binoculars for Most Birders”

ACULON A211: The Best Nikon Binoculars for the Money

“Nice optics for the price point.” That pretty much sums up what Nikon ACULON A211 binoculars are all about. They’re the best binoculars for your money, if you only want to spend $200 or less.

ACULON A211 8x42
ACULON A211 8×42

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Nikon ACULON A211 binoculars are really a complete family of optics ranging from the classic 7×35 to the powerful 16×50 and the 10-22×50 zoom model. Which one has your name on it? Continue reading “ACULON A211: The Best Nikon Binoculars for the Money”

Nikon Action EX Binoculars Review

Quick! What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the brand Nikon?

It’s cameras, isn’t it? (At least, that’s what I normally think of off the bat.) But Nikon doesn’t only make great cameras and camera lenses. They also make wonderful optics like binoculars. That’s what this review will concentrate on: the Nikon Action EX series binoculars.

Nikon Action EX Extreme 10x50
Nikon Action EX Extreme 10×50


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Safari Binoculars: Are They Different from Any Others?

Bushnell 8x42 Legend M Series
Bushnell 8×42 Legend M Series

It’s confession time. I must admit that I’ve never been on a safari, and I probably never will be. I’m just not the adventurous type like you. However, I can still give you some quality recommendations for safari binoculars, because I know what they can do, and I know what you’re likely to encounter on your trip. Continue reading “Safari Binoculars: Are They Different from Any Others?”