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Swift Audubon 8.5 x44 Porro Prism Binocular

BIN-SW-820
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The Swift Audubon 8.5x44 Porro Prism is a high-performance binocular. With a wide field of view, close focus, long eye relief, and a light weight, Swift has included all the features you desire. On a cloudy or rainy day, you will appreciate the increased light transmission from the fully multi-coated optics and the waterproof protection. The Swift Audubon binocular is covered by the Swift Premier 25-year warranty.

Optical Features
Fully Multi-coated Lenses Increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
BaK-4 Prisms Optimize light transmission.
Construction Features
Porro Prisms Generally offer a rich depth of field, wide field of view, and three-dimensional image.
Rubber Armoring Provides a secure, non-slip grip.
Multi-Position Adjustable Eyecups Twist up and down for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.
Center Focus Wheel Adjusts both binocular barrels at the same time.
Right Eye Diopter Adjusts for differences in a user's eyes. Located by the right eyepiece.
Design Features
Waterproof Optics are sealed with O-rings to prevent moisture, dust, and debris from getting inside the binocular.
Fogproof Barrels are filled with nitrogen gas to inhibit internal fogging.
Magnification 8.5x
Objective Lens Diameter 44 mm
Field of View 430 feet/1000 yards
Eye Relief 16 mm
Close Focus 10 feet
Weight 28.8 ounces
Dimensions (HxW) 5.5 x 7.5 inches
Weatherproofing Waterproof/Fogproof
  • Eyepiece caps
  • Objective lens caps
  • Neck strap
  • Case

Total Reviews: 7

Average Rating:

Excellent Durable Binocular - 02/16/2013

by Tom S. from Clinton Co, PA

I have owned my Swifts since at least 2005. These binoculars are great birding glasses without fail. The most reliable glasses I have ever owned. I keep them on divider hump on the floor of my Chevy truck 24/7/365. No case, no lens covers, just there always handy all year long year after year. Pick them up, focus them and they just plain work regardless of the temperature or humidity. I don't abuse them (well maybe I do)but I don't baby them either. BTW, the eye cups twist and lock just fine.

Fantastic! - 10/23/2012

by Janice from rijan@hughes.net

The Swift Audubon 8.5 x 44 Porro Prism BInoculars are wonderful! I use them for both birding and amateur astronomy. Astounding clarity! When I look at even the tiniest of our spritely backyard birds, I see them so closely, that I feel I could reach out and touch them. And when I'm looking at Earth'smoon, I can make out craters and mares. Awesome! I would also like to add a note about customer service. I had a question about my binoculars, and within 24 hours, I had a cordial, informative reply! Impressive. I recommend both Eagle Optics and the Swift Audubon binoculars!

Review of Swift Audubon 8.5 x44 Porro Prism Binocs - 08/02/2012

by Claudia from Minneapolis

Great service, nice optics from the binocs but too heavy to carry around my neck while birding.

Best Ever Binocular - 01/03/2012

by D. Driver from Sanger, TX

The Swift Audubon 8.5 X 44 Porro Prism Binocular is the best binocular I've ever owned. Its wide field of view, its amazing depth of field, and its clarity are amazing.

A nice knock around binocular - 05/24/2011

by Chris from Milwaukee

These things are light, tough, and have a fantastic wide field of view. Easy to hold and focus and almost trouble free. I say "almost" because I needed to take some hair ties and wrap them around the barrels under the twist up eyecups. They press back down to the lowest setting at the slightest pressure, so the hair bands will hold them in place. Find out where your viewing position is and lock it in with this low-tech solution.
You're going to be happy with everything else.

swift 8.5x44 bi8nocular - 02/05/2011

by robert from worcester ma.

I really like my Swift binoculars. I am using them to view wildlife and birds. The wide field of view is one of the reasons I bought them and the price was reasonable.

Great field binocular - 07/28/2009

by Tom Shervinskie from Lamar, PA

Clear, bright, easy to focus, comfortable to hold, and durable, durable, durable. I have used this model for the past four years through all four seasons. I have carried them on hikes, while fishing, hunting and of course birding. They have been banged, bumped, and dropped. I have carried them from the Appalachians to the Atlantic. Swift has designed a top notch, field worthy binocular.

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