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Kowa YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular

by Kowa
SKU YF II 30-8
Original price $159.00 - Original price $159.00
Original price
$159.00 - $159.00
Current price $159.00
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YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular by Kowa Optics

Introducing Kowa YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular exemplifies a perfect fusion of vintage charm and contemporary utility, accentuated by its most captivating attribute: its aesthetic elegance.

This equilibrium is masterfully achieved by harmonizing the timeless Porro prism arrangement, allowing ample spacing between objective lenses, with a low-power magnification of 8x.

As a result, the YFII series boasts an exceptionally wide field of view, spanning 132m per 1000m. Infusing more than five decades of optical design and manufacturing heritage into the YFII Series, Kowa presents an array replete with premier features like the Kowa Repelling (KR) lens coatings and absolute waterproofing.

Kowa YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular Lifestyle Photo

A unique hallmark of this series enables users to revel in panoramic landscapes from a single standpoint, enriching the pleasure of visual exploration.

Notably, the YFII Series by Kowa guarantees complete waterproofing. Composed of top-tier Japanese eco-glass, all optical constituents are meticulously fashioned, and each surface is extensively multicoated.

Kowa YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular Lifestyle Photo Outdoors

These coatings collectively ensure the perpetual optimization of light transmission, color precision, luminosity, and contrast, consistently delivering at peak capacity


      • 8x Magnification: Immerse yourself in a detailed and expansive observation experience with these binoculars, featuring an 8x magnification. This balanced blend of magnification provides a wider field of view, making them perfect for various activities such as bird watching, nature observation, or sports events.
      • 30mm Objective Lens: Achieving a harmonious equilibrium between compact design and light-gathering capability, these binoculars boast a moderate 30mm objective lens diameter. This ensures efficient light transmission, guaranteeing bright and clear images even in challenging low-light conditions.
      • Kowa's KR Coating: Experience the protective advantages of Kowa's KR coating, a specialized layer adept at repelling dirt and external residues. This coating is not only easy to clean but also ensures the lenses remain in optimal condition for extended periods, allowing you to enjoy consistently clear views.
      • All-Surface Multi-Coating: Elevate your visual experience with the all-surface multi-coating optical system. This technology enhances light transmission and reduces glare, resulting in brighter and sharper images with precise color definition. Immerse yourself in a viewing experience rich with vivid details.
      • Waterproof and Fogproof: Crafted to endure the elements, these binoculars proudly showcase both waterproof and fogproof attributes. This robust design ensures steadfast performance in diverse weather conditions, making them well-suited for outdoor use. 
      • Twist-Up Eyecups: Tailor your viewing comfort with the equipped twist-up eyecups. These binoculars offer customizable eye relief to suit individual preferences, proving particularly advantageous for eyeglass wearers. The twist-up eyecups also provide a convenient means to optimize the binoculars for use with or without glasses, enhancing overall user comfort and adaptability


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        What's Included:

        ✓ Kowa YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular

        ✓ Case

        ✓ Shoulder Strap

        ✓ Objective lens caps

        ✓ Eyepiece caps

        ✓ Instruction manual

        ✓ Limited 10 Year Warranty



        Magnification: 8x
        Eye Relief: 16.0mm
        Real Field of View (degrees): 7.5
        Field of view at 1000m/yds: 131
        Minimum Focusing Distance: 5.0m
        Objective Lens Effective Diameter: 30mm
        Dimensions (Length x Width x Height): 160x114x48mm
        Exit Pupil Diameter: 3.8mm
        Relative Brightness: 14.4
        Twilight Factor: 15.5
        Weight: 475g

        Kowa YF II 8x30mm Porro Prism Binocular - YF II 30-8 Product Manual:

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 1 review
        Emily T.
        Easy to use and they fit my budget nicely!

        I wanted to pickup some budget friendly binoculars for my aspiring bird watching god daughter. I was looking for entry level binocular options from a well regarded manufacturer. This model checked all of the boxes.