Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42 Binoculars Review

Design

Features

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Price

The Leupold BX2 10×42 Acadia binoculars are named in honor of the national park in Mississippi river which also happens to be the first. I have observed that many people like better the feel and appearance of a roof prism binocular, but often find themselves resorting to a porro prism design when try to balance the need for advanced image quality with costs.

However, with these binoculars, you no longer have to be torn between the two. The Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42 are the first binoculars of their kind having combined the handling feel of roof prism binoculars with the exemplary performance and cost of a Porro prism design.

Features of the Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42

The following are the features that you should know:

Leupold BX2 Acadia 10x42 Binoculars Review

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Multi-coat 4® Lens System

Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42 ensures clarity and optimizes light for bright and improved clarity and contrast. This way you. Get a crisp view every time regardless of the amount of light available at the time of use. The coat adjusts colour, brightness, clarity, and contrast for bright, crispy clear viewing.

Diopter focus

Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42 ensures precise Focusing and a wide field of view so that you can easily follow movements. In addition, the diopter adjustment control is astronomically placed at the centre focus wheel which makes adjusting diopter settings to meet each of your different needs fast and easy.

Armor-coated

Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42 binoculars are armor – coated and rugged to guarantee durability. You can take these Binoculars to any location and still come back home with them intact. I find them especially perfect for extreme adventure sporting activities like rock climbing and mountain hunting.

Nitrogen-fill Technology

This prevents fogging and makes the binoculars waterproof. The Leupold BX2 Acadia therefore does not limit you even in the dull or even rainy weather, as they remain effective enough. The pair offers substantial eye relief for easy and relaxed extended viewing, even for new users.

The binoculars have an actual magnification power of 10.00x, the objective clear aperture is 42.oomm, a straight line field of view is 368ft, the angular of view is 7 degrees, the twilight factor is at 20, and it weighs 666 grams.

Leupold BX2 Acadia 10x42 Binoculars Review – Video

PROS

  • They are easy to use.
  • The Leupold combines the easy handling of a roof prism binocular with porro prism performance.
  • They work very well in low light conditions.
  • Guarantees you durability.
  • The binoculars are versatile making them suitable for general purposes.
  • Thanks to the Nitrogen-fill Technology, the binoculars are fog proof and resistant to water ensuring you get the best view always.
  • They are fairly priced and their performance is impressive.
  • Leupold binoculars have a slim, in-line design that makes them very comfortable to use.
  • The innovative ergonomic design makes them fit very well in any hands ensuring you maximum comfort.

CONS

  • They are relatively heavy.

Features at a Glance

  • BAK4 Roof Prisms with Phase Correction.
  • Multi coated Optics.
  • 70° Wide Angle Viewing.
  • 9 ft Close Focus Distance.
  • Center Focus Wheel.
  • Nitrogen-Filled Fog proof/Waterproof.
  • Twist-Up Eye cups.
  • Rubber Armored Housing.

Product Specifications

  • Prism Type – Roof
  • Magnification – 10.0x
  • Objective Lens Diameter – 42mm
  • Angle of View – 7° (actual)
  • Field-of-View – 368′ @ 1000yd / 122.18m @ 1000m
  • Minimum Focus Distance – 9′ / 2.74m
  • Exit Pupil Diameter – 4.2mm
  • Eye Relief – 15.5mm
  • Interpupillary Adjustment – 58-76mm / 2.28-2.99″
  • Focus Type – Center
  • Dimensions – 6.2″ / 15.75cm
  • Weight – 23.5oz / 666.23g

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do the binoculars come with a neck strap and case?

Q: What is included in the box upon purchase?

Q: What activities are suitable for these binoculars?

Final Verdict

In general, the Leupold BX2 Acadia 10×42 binoculars are effective in enough in doing their job. Their design is good and the features it comes with enhance the whole user experience. The manufacturers of the Product have just proved that you need not break a bank for a quality yet durable pair of binoculars. With these binoculars, you get good value for your money without compromising on quality and performance.

Of course, they are a few things that need little improvement, but the Leupold binoculars are still good enough as they are. Novice or expert, these are just the right binoculars for almost everyone and every kind of activity.

Jim Shockey
 

Jim Shockey is a Canadian outdoor writer, a professional big game outfitter, and television producer and host for many hunting shows.

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