Nikon Introduces New SPORTER EX Binoculars

September 24, 2008

Nikon Vision Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, is pleased to present the new SPORTER EX roof binoculars, which combine superb optical quality and durability.
The O-ring seals and nitrogen gas in the slim body make these binoculars waterproof and fog-free. Rubber coating assures secure grip even in wet conditions. The SPORTER EX binoculars provide outstanding performance for outdoor activities.

Key Features

  • Waterproof (up to 1 m/3.3 ft. for 10 minutes) and fog-free with O-ring seals and nitrogen gas
  • High-eyepoint design for clear field of view, even for eyeglass wearers
  • Multilayer coated lenses for brighter images
  • Turn-and-slide rubber eyecups with multi-click facilitate easy positioning of eyes at the correct eyepoint
  • Lead- and arsenic-free eco-glass optics are used for all lenses and prisms

Nikon SPORTER EX Binoculars Specifications

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Magnification 8x 10x
Objective diameter 42 mm 50 mm
Angular field of view (real) 7.0° 5.6°
Angular field of view
52.1° 52.1°
Field of view at 1,000 m 122 m 98 m
Exit pupil 5.3 mm 5.0 mm
Relative brightness 28.1 25.0
Eye relief 19.7 mm 19.6 mm
Close focusing distance 5.0 m 5.0 m
Interpupillary distance adjustment 56-72 mm 56-72 mm
Length 154 mm 187 mm
Width 131 mm 139 mm
Weight 670 g 825 g
  • *Nikon has adopted a calculation method based on ISO 14132-1:2002.
    tan ω′ = τ x tan ω
    Apparent field of view: 2ω′
    Real field of view: 2ω
    Magnification: τ

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.