As stated above, they can be used by almost all persons. They include an open bridge body design. This body design makes it quite easy for you to hold onto your device. You can easily carry them with just one hand without worrying about them slipping off and falling.
Thanks to its firm grip, you do not need to use your neck strap when walking over rough terrain. It can be very annoying to have a binocular dangling from you when climbing over rocky terrain or hilly areas. If you think about it, not using a neck strap reduces the overall weight of your gadget. This design works in your favor.
Weight and Protection
The overall weight of your Vanguard Endeavor ED 10 x 42 Binocular is approximately 730g. Some models might be lighter than this, but you will find they are mostly light because of materials used. Some manufacturers use weaker, lightweight material such as plastic to ensure their devices remain lightweight.
Aside from the two twin bridges, all exterior surface is covered in a tactile rubber armor. This feature is very useful as it ensures you have a non-slip surface to hold. The rubbery exterior also protects your device from accidental drops, knocks, or bumps.
Rubber exterior also means that there is little to no metal exposed. This is a very important feature as no reflective surface will be visible. Simply watch your birds without worrying about the Sun reflecting on your device’s surface and scaring them away.
ED glass used in lens helps reduce the amount of color fringing and improve the sharpness of images better than even lenses made from glass. You will have a clear vision, with great focus and contrast.
Extra-low dispersion glass can sharpen images due to the design – it’s built to give you a wider range of options to better direct and concentrate wavelength of light. The better wavelength lights are controlled, the clearer and brighter the image you are looking at will appear.
Vanguard Endeavor ED 10 x 42 Binoculars have fully multi-coated lenses. This will increase light transmission, which in turn produces brighter images. Roof prisms found on this model are made from BaK-4 glass. BaK-4 glass helps produce clearer images.
Aside from quality glass, Endeavor ED 10 x 42 binocular has added P2 Phase correction coatings on the prism. These coatings keep the light in correct color phases. This way, your view will have better contrast, brighter colors, and higher resolution – even when you zoom in, your images will not become distorted or blurry.
Field of View and Image Quality
Field of view is 342ft at 1,000 yards. For a binocular with a 10x magnification, this is pretty impressive. Close focusing distance is not too great, though. When you are looking for great focusing distance, you want a device that can provide 6ft or less. This model can focus on an object with the closest distance of 8.2ft. It is still an okay distance, but it can be better.
Maximum eye-relief is 16.5 mm – this is pretty good. Eye relief refers to the distance between your eye and the rear of the binoculars. It ensures you get a clear view without any dark rings around your eyes. Image quality is quite bright.
When you are in thick woods, you want a gadget that offers an Exit pupil and Twilight Factors. Your device will give you an exit pupil of 4.2 and twilight factor of 20.5. These ratings mean that they will perform wonderfully in almost all low light conditions.