“The Athlon Optics Midas MD are exceptionally durable binoculars, able to withstand the humid Mexico rain forest and the harsh sun of the California desert.”
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Athlon Optics Midas Binocular 8 x 42 ED is a pair of high power binoculars fitted with ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass that provides you with slight or no chromatic fringe image that results in a sharper and crystal clear image to your eyes.
The ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass is coated with multi-layered prism ESP Dielectric Coating that reflects more than 99 percent of the light to your eyes thereby bringing you a bright, crystal clear image that results in the reproduction of the accurate color. The Athlon Optics Midas Binocular 8 x 42 ED is fitted with Advanced Fully Multi-Coated lenses that provide you better light transmission to produce optimal brightness and accurate color across the total light spectrum.
The glasses of the Athlon Optics Midas Binocular 8 x 42 ED is purged with Argon that provides better thermal stability and waterproofing and an angular field view of -8.1 degrees. Moreover, the Bak-4 glass prisms reflect more light to your eyes that will give you a sharper and brighter image.
The binoculars also have phase corrected prisms that give a greater color reproduction, better resolution, and superior contrast.
The Athlon Optics Midas Binocular 8 x 42 ED has a lens diameter of 42 mm, close focus of 2 meters (6.5ft), field of view meters @1000 meters 144 meters, field of view feet @1000 yards 426 feet, field of view feet @1000 yards 426 feet, field of view meters @1000 meters 144 meters, field of view angular 8.1 degree, eye relief of 17.2 mm, objective lens diameter of 42 mm, interpupillary distance 57 mm-74 mm, power of 8X and weight of 25 ounce.