Opticron Countryman BGA HD+ 42mm Binoculars

£349.00✓ 2 year warranty


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About this product

Model:  optcrn_cntrymn_8x42_30715
Part Number:  30715

New HD+ Version

One of our favourite binoculars! 

The Japanese-made Opticron Countryman BGA HD+ must surely be, at it's price, one of the finest binoculars available.  

An excellent choice for birding and nature observation.

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  • Made in Japan
  • HD+ optical system with ‘PC’ phase corrected prism units and Oasis prism coating
  • Compact, lightweight roof prism design with textured rubber armour
  • Nitrogen-purged (fog-proof) waterproof construction (3m depth)
  • Wide field, long eyerelief eyepieces
  • 3-stage (10x42) or 4-stage (8x42) alloy twist type eyecups
  • Internal focusing with close focus to 2.3m
  • Tripod Adapter Socket

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What's in the box

  • Opticron Countryman BGA HD Binoculars
  • Objective Lens Covers
  • Rainguard
  • Vinyl Carry Case
  • Wide Lanyard
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • User Guide & Guarantee


Model 8x42 10x42
Product Code 30715 30716
Magnification 8 10
OG Lens Dia. (mm) 42 42
Colour Black Black
Weight (g) 682 701
Product Dimensions LxWxD (mm) 138x126x52.6 138x126x52.6
Box Dimensions LxWxD (mm) 160x205x80 160x205x80
Boxed Weight (g) 1016 1034
Field of View (°) 6.99 6.02
Field of View (m@1000m) 366 315
Close Focus (m) 2.3 2.3
Eye Relief (mm) 22 17
IPD (mm) 56~74 56~74
Waterproof Yes Yes
Prism Type Roof Roof
UK Guarantee 30 year 30 year
Origin Japan Japan
Tripod Mount 31022 31022
Body Material Aluminium Alloy, Polycarbonate Aluminium Alloy, Polycarbonate
Hinge Type Single Hinge, Single Axis Single Hinge, Single Axis
Armour Type Full Full
Nitrogen Gas Filled Yes Yes
Prism Material BAK 4 BAK 4
Prism Coating Oasis Oasis
PC Coating Yes Yes
Lens Coating Fully multi-coated Fully multi-coated
Eyecup Type 4 stage twist 3 stage twist
Dioptre Adjustment Side Right Right
Dioptre Adjuster Location Centre Centre

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Q1. How much do these binoculars weigh?

The Countryman BGA HD 8x42 binoculars weigh 682g / 24.06oz and the 10x42 binoculars weight 701g / 24.73oz.