MINOX has introduced a new generation of their powerful BL line of binoculars. Made in Germany, they combine the use of innovative HD glass, a completely new optical system and a robust but lightweight Comfort Bridge body.
The use of new, high-quality HD glass, with anomalous partial dispersion, ensures improved color correction and higher light transmission. The new MINOX optical system includes phase-corrected roof prisms that produce even better images with perfect detail and high contrast even in poor light conditions. And multi-coated lenses guarantee the highest optical performance and neutral color rendition.
There are five models in this new MINOX BL series – 8×33, 8×44, 10×44, 8X52 and 10×52 – all exceptionally light weight, ranging from just 23 to 33 ounces. The sturdy housing is rubber coated for a sure, comfortable one-hand grip, and they are waterproof to 16 feet. Nitrogen gas purging prevents fogging during temperature fluctuations.
Twist-type retractable rubber eye cups with individual click stops are provided on all models; for those with eyeglasses, extendible exit pupil eye pieces ensure the complete field of vision remains without shadowing effects.
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VW head designer Klaus Bischoff
With the model BN 7×50 DC of the new NAUTIK Line MINOX has set a new milestone in the development of innovative and revolutionary products: the MINOX BN 7×50 DC is fitted with the latest state-of-the-art technology and offers water-sports enthusiasts many important features such as a digital compass, barometer, stopwatch, tilt function altimeter and temperature display.
The biggest challenge in the design of the new BN 7×50 DC was the integration of the digital compass in the binocular body. A task that the competent Volkswagen Design Team took in their stride and created a binocular body that stands out with a superb ergonomic and functional design.
MINOX and Volkswagen Design can look back on a longstanding cooperation. The engineers and developers of the Wetzlar-based optics manufacturers MINOX, and the creative team at Volkswagen have been working together for fifteen years already. The presentation of many renowned design awards, including the Design Prize of the Federal Republic of Germany – the most prominent award in Germany – underscores the successful cooperation of these two Germany companies. Both Volkswagen and MINOX can boast a longstanding tradition and decades of experience. MINOX products offer highest quality standards, maximum precision, solidity and longevity.
“The identity and tradition of the brand MINOX features a very strong design component. On this basis we develop a design concept that is geared to refine and provide new interpretations of these values. The result will naturally always coincide with the goals and the quality standards of Volkswagen Design“, commented head designer Klaus Bischoff.
The new MINOX BN 7×50 DC also has a good chance of receiving one of the coveted German design awards.
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