Hawke Sapphire 8x42 ED binoculars


Product information

Compact single hinge design, only weighing 730g makes the Hawke Sapphire ED 8x42 binoculars ideal for bird watching on the move. ED glass, fully multi-coated optics dielectric coated prisms give amazing performance.

8x42 are often quoted as the best combination for general use. The picture window wide field of view makes for easy tracking of moving subjects.
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  • Top hinge — exceptional mid-size optical performance
  • Extra-low Dispersion glass for optimum clarity
  • Dielectric coatings provide increased light reflectivity
  • Fully multi-coated optics to produce sharp images
  • Focus knob with 1.5 turns
  • High resolution phase corrected BAK-4 roof prisms
  • Water repellent coating on objective lenses
  • Lightweight rubber coated magnesium alloy chassis
  • Stay-on lens covers for maximum lens protection
  • Twist-up eye cups with position stops for eye relief

Power: 8x
Objective: 42mm
Lens Coating: Fully Multi-Coated (FMC)
Field of View: m @1000m / ft @1000yds 142m / 426ft
Close Focus: 2m / 6.6ft
Eye relief: 18mm / 0.7″
Height: 137mm / 5.4″
Weight: 730g / 25.7oz

Nitrogen Purged - Waterproof and Fog Proof.

Twist-up Eyepiece

Top hinge design - exceptional mid-size optical performance. Twist-up eyecups with a precise step and the hinge is perfectly weighted

Exit Pupil: 5mm / 0.19″
Prism Type:b Roof BAK-4, Dielectric Mirror Coating
Interpupillary Distance: 57-76mm / 2.2-3.0″
Dioptre System:  Right Eye
Eyecups:  Twist-Up
Warranty: 10 years


  • Leather Case
  • Neck Strap
  • Lens Covers
  • Lens Cloth

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