The current trend from our customers over the last few years has been a natural migration from the true compact binoculars that were popular in the ’90s to what is now colloquially referred to as a mid size binocular. Perfect in size and weight for travellers and customers that require the portability of a binocular, but without the need for the larger aperture of say a 42mm or 50mm. By sacrificing a little of that light gathering ability you can still end up with something that is still able to be pocketed in an outdoor jacket pocket and far more pleasing to use than a 20 or 25mm compact. I think this is because they are more of a comfortable fit into your hand rather than being held by your fingertips.
One of the biggest successes this year with a product launched into the crowded UK binocular market has been the Bresser Pirsch range of binoculars. It was first launched in a 8x & 10x34mm open hinge variant which has proved to be a very popular choice for customers. I believe this is because the one comment that you always get back when you hand it over is wow isn’t it light. At 429g it certainly packs a lot of performance into a light weight chassis and although quality optics usually push the weight up somehow Bresser have managed to offer the balance of weight and optical performance. It also offers nice bright wide fields in both magnification and fair close focus of 4m to allow insect observation another popular use that we now find people use binoculars for.
The Pirsch binoculars are supplied complete with carry case, strap and caps and a BRESSER PREMIUM guarantee at no extra cost which offers lifetime cover against all risks, including accidental damage.
At price points around £150- £160 depending on 10x or 8x they are definitely worth considering if you are looking for a new lighter weight binocular.
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