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  • Kowa BD42 8X42 XD Prominar Binoculars
  • Kowa BD42 8X42 XD Prominar Binoculars

Kowa BD42 8X42 XD Prominar Binoculars

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The Kowa 8X42 XD Prominar Binoculars are ideal for bird watching, nature watching and hunting as they provide high end optical performance in a rugged and compact body. Their high performing optics produce clear and bright images, with high resolution, and high contrast, making these binoculars perfect for all outdoor activities. Thanks to their ease of use, you’ll love these binoculars regardless of whether you’re a beginner user or a veteran.

PROMINAR XD lenses attain the highest pinnacle of binocular performance.
2XD lenses are utilized in the objective end of the binocular. This significantly reduces chromatic aberration and provides high contrast in the field of view. 

Light weight magnesium alloy body
A new lighter, yet ultra rugged magnesium alloy body means the new BD model can endure the most severe weather conditions whilst still remaining light weight and portable. 

Compact Size
The compact body of the BD42 PROMINAR series is equivalent in length to a 32mm class binocular. The binocular is extremely easy to handle and carry but provides all the extra resolution gathering power of a 42mm model. 

Stylish and ergonomic
A modern, stylish and tactile body make the New BD binocular a joy to hold and use. The perfect balance of practicality and design. 

Features Kowa's KR coating which protects the lenses from dirt and other foreign residue that may affix to the lenses during normal use. Even in cases where the lens is accidentally touched, fingerprints or oil can easily be removed through proper lens cleaning methods.

With a bright and versatile design, the Kowa 8x42 XD Prominar Binoculars feature an advanced optical system which has been given a series of multi coatings to provide clear viewing in a variety of conditions. Two Prominar XD glass elements are used to reduce chromatic aberrations, improve contrast, and provide greater viewing clarity. In addition, a special phase corrected C3 coating has also been applied to the Schmidt-Pechan prism glass elements to further improve contrast and produce consistent and accurate colours making nature viewing all the more enjoyable and true to life.

If you’re looking for a top quality binocular for your outdoor activities that delivers high contrast images, can be used in all environments, is light weight, rugged and all round fantastic, then look no further than the Kowa 8x42 XD Prominar Binoculars. 


  • Kowa excellent enhanced "C3 Coating" technology for reduced light loss.
  • Fully multi-coated lenses XD Lenses
  • Stylish design and comfortable to hold
  • Compatible with optional tripod adapter
  • Wide eye width adjustment
  • Waterproof and nitrogen gas filled
  • Magnesium Alloy body
  • Phase corrected roof prism design for durability and streamlined shape
  • BaK-4 Prisms
  • 10 Year Warranty

Power x Obj. Dia.- 8x42, Field of View – 131m at 1000 m., Exit Pupil – 5.3mm, Eye Relief - 19mm, Dimensions – 132x127x51mm., Close Focus – 5m., Weight – 660g., Weatherproofing - Waterproof/Nitrogen Purged, Fully Multi-coated, Armour Rubber coated, Eye Cups - Twist-up.

Comes complete with case, straps and Kowa's warranty!

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