Opticron Explorer WA ED-R 8×42


The latest Explorer WA ED offers an unbeatable combination of specification, quality and ergonomics and is an ideal choice for anyone wanting a wide-angle 8×42 or 10×42 ED binocular.

Featuring the company’s trademark compact optical system, the models combine wide-field vision with crisp, clear and color neutral images.

The optics are fitted into a magnesium alloy body that delivers excellent balance for all hand sizes, while each binocular is protected in a soft-touch rubber covering making them easy to pick-up and use.

  • Specifications

    Optical Features

    • Nitrogen waterproof construction
    • BAK 4, fully multi-coated optical system with ED glass objective lenses
    • PC phase corrected prisms with R-type high light transmission coating
    • Long eye relief eyepieces for spectacles wearers
    • 3-stage retractable eyecups
    • Close focus to 6.6ft
    • Tripod adapter socket
    • Limited Lifetime Warranty


    Magnification 8 x
    Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
    Field ft/1000yd 393 feet
    Close Focus 6.6 feet
    Eye Relief 17 mm
    IPD 55-73 mm
    Height 5.5 inches
    Width 5.0 inches
    Weight 23.6 ounces

    Whats In The Box?

      • Soft Case with Rainguard
      • Padded Strap
      • Rubber Objective Lens Covers



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