Opticron Explorer WA ED-R 42mm Binoculars

£229.00✓ 10 year warranty
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About this product

Model:  optcrn_explorer_8x42_edr_22
Part Number:  30771

Employing the Opticron's trademark compact optical system, the Explorer WA ED-R 8x42 delivers an impressive combination of specification, quality and ergonomics.

With a 7.5° FOV, they are the perfect choice for anyone looking for a compact wide-field 42mm binocular with ED optics and the latest multi-coatings for extra light transmission and colour contrast.



  • High quality roof prism design featuring ED glass objectives
  • PC phase corrected prisms with R-type high light transmission multi-coating
  • Nitrogen waterproof construction finished in full body rubber armour for comfort and protection
  • Wide-angle eyepieces with long eye relief for spectacle wearers
  • Multi-stage retractable eyecups
  • Close focus to under 2m/6.6ft
  • Tripod adapter socket

What's in the box

  • Explorer WA Binoculars
  • Objective Lens Covers
  • Rainguard
  • Soft Case
  • Padded Lanyard
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • User Guide & Guarantee


Product Code 30771 30772
Magnification 8 10
OG Lens Dia. (mm) 42 42
Colour Black Black
Weight (g) 670 660
Product Dimensions LxWxD (mm) 140x126x52 140x126x52
Field of View (°) 7.5 6.5
Field of View (m@1000m) 131 113
Close Focus (m) 2 2.5
Eye Relief (mm) 17 15
IPD (mm) 53-73 53-73
Waterproof Yes Yes
Prism Type Roof Roof
UK Guarantee 10 year 10 year
Origin China China
Hinge Type Single Hinge Single Hinge
Armour Yes Yes
Nitrogen Gas Filled Yes Yes
Prism Coating R-type multi-coatings R-type multi-coatings
PC Coating Yes Yes
Lens Coating Fully multi-coated Fully multicoated
Eyecup Type Multi-stage retractable Multi-stage retractable
Dioptre Adjustment Centre Centre

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Q1. How much do these binoculars weigh?

The Explorer WA 8x42 binoculars weigh 670g / 23.7oz and the 10x42 binoculars weigh 660g / 22.5oz.

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