"There is little about the GPO Passion HD 10 x 42 that I could fault. Indeed, I cannot recommend this instrument highly enough. Ergonomically and optically it just ticks all the boxes, and will delight anyone who uses it. Its robustness will undoubtedly guarantee many hassle free years in the field, and the excellent European 10-year warranty will also put your mind at ease in the unlikely event that you hit a snag with it." Review by Dr. Neil English
"I was fully expecting the view through the Passion HD to be good. I wasn’t quite expecting it to be up there with some of the best binoculars I’ve ever looked through. And yet, that’s where I found myself when I first raised the binocular to my eyes. Everything just pops with detail, and there’s a depth to the image that gives it a 3D feel reminiscent of high-quality porro-prisms." Review by Calvin Jones for Ireland's Wildlife
About this product
Part Number: B600
GPO's flagship HD binoculars, designed in Germany and manufactured in Japan.
GPO's Passion HD series feature a dual HD glass design with Ѕсhmіdt-Ресhаn рrіѕms and state-of-the-art GPObrigh lens coating technology for bright clear views, edge-to-edge sharpness and excellent colour rendition.
The lightweight magnesium chassis and housing with coated magnesium bridge and fully machined aluminium rotary eyecups ensure rugged, dependable performance.
Diopter adjustment is integrated into the central focus wheel for convenience and ease of use.
Fit and finish is very impressive and tactile surfaces provide good grip.
They are also fog-proof, water-proof and have a hydrophobic coating on the objective lenses (rain-drops roll off) so can be used with confidence in all weather.
- Made in Japan
- Dual HD glass design
- High resolution Phase Corrected Ѕсhmіdt-Ресhаn рrіѕms
- Custom multi-layer GPObright™ optical coatings for high contrast and light transmission
- Excellent colour rendition
- Water repellent coating on objective lenses (rain drops roll off)
- Close focus 2m (6.5 ft)
- Lightweight magnesium alloy chassis with tactile grip
- Robust twist-up aluminium eyecup mechanism with rubber surface
- High quality carry case and padded neck strap
- Nitrogen purged - 100% waterproof and fog proof
- 10-year warranty
What's in the box
- GPO Passion HD 42mm Binoculars
- Protective custom moulded carry Case
- Carry Case Strap
- Padded Neck Strap
- Objective and Ocular Lens covers
- Lens Cloth
- Instruction Booklet
|Model ||8x42 ||10x42 |
|Power ||8× ||10× |
|Objective Diameter ||42mm ||42mm |
|Lens Coating ||Custom Fully Multi-Coated (FMC) ||Custom Fully Multi-Coated (FMC) |
|Field of view (FOV) at 1000m / 1000y ||125m / 375ft ||112m / 336ft |
|Close Focus ||2m / 6.5ft ||2.0m / 6.5ft |
|Eye relief ||19.5mm / 0.77″ ||17mm / 0.67″ |
|Size mm ||156 x 130 x 56 mm ||156 x 130 x 56 mm |
|Weight ||859g / 29.9oz ||860g / 30.3oz |
|Exit Pupil ||5.25mm ||4.2mm |
|Dioptre Adjustment ||-2,5 / +2,5 ||-2,5 / +2,5 |
|Eyecups ||Twist-Up ||Twist-Up |
|Material ||Magnesium alloy ||Magnesium alloy |
|Prism Type ||Roof Phase Corrected (PC) Ѕсhmіdt-Ресhаn ||Roof Phase Corrected (PC) Ѕсhmіdt-Ресhаn |
|Interpupillary Distance ||57-75mm ||57-75mm |
|Warranty ||10-year warranty ||10-year warranty |
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