In this article and included video, I cover the main differences between similar quality 10x42 and 10x50 binoculars to help you decide which configuration is best for your particular needs and preferences.

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Having just finished completed testing and reviewing these excellent Kite Lynx HD+ 10x50 binoculars, it reminded me how for some uses combining slightly larger 50mm lenses with a 10x magnification can certainly make a better choice than the default option of a 10x42 binocular, yet it is hardly ever considered and won't be for everyone.

So in this article and included video, I go over the main differences in both the physical aspects and the optical performance of a 10x42 vs 10x50 binocular which in turn should help you to decide which of these two specific configurations is best suited for your specific needs. Examples of the subjects I cover: Size It stands to reason that in order to accommodate the larger objective lenses, the barrels on a 50mm binocular need to be larger than those on a 42mm one.

This has a bearing on the instrument's overall dimensions and thus most 10x50 binoculars tend to be greater in size than 10x42s. Theoretical Optical Differences 1. Just as the large windows in your house are able to let in more light than small ones, the larger surface area of these 50mm lenses means that they have the potential to “capture” more light than 42mm ones. More light means more information and thus if all else is equal, there is the potential for brighter, better-quality views through 10x50 binoculars versus 10x42 binoculars.... and much more.

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