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Kowa Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binocular

by Kowa
SKU GN22-8
Original price $799.00 - Original price $799.00
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Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binocular by Kowa Optics

Presenting the Kowa Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binocular is the ultimate in ultra-compact binoculars. It features Kowa's legendary XD optics, which use high-resolution ED glass with large amounts of fluorite crystal to deliver stunning images with natural color, high contrast, and breath-taking detail.

The XD lenses in the Kowa Genesis Prominar XD virtually eliminate chromatic aberration (color fringing), resulting in images that are sharp and clear from edge to edge.

The binoculars are also fully waterproof and nitrogen-filled to prevent fogging, making them perfect for use in any conditions. 

Kowa Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binocular Lifestyle Photo

It's also built to last. It has a tough rubber armor that protects it from bumps and scratches, and the ergonomic design makes it comfortable to hold for extended periods of time.

If you're looking for the ultimate in ultra-compact binoculars, then the Kowa Genesis Prominar XD is the perfect choice for you. It offers unmatched optical performance, durability, and build quality

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  • 8x Magnification: Immerse yourself in impressive magnification with the Kowa Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binocular. This feature provides an intimate and detailed view of distant subjects, ideally suited for activities such as bird watching, wildlife observation, or any scenario where an elevated level of zoom is crucial.
  • 22mm Objective Lens: Equipped with a 22mm objective lens, these binoculars strike a harmonious balance between a compact design and efficient light-gathering capability. The lens diameter facilitates optimal light transmission, ensuring bright and clear images even in low-light conditions.
  • Kowa XD Lenses: Immerse yourself in the world of Kowa XD Lenses, where dispersion glass with qualities akin to fluorite crystal is perfected. Collaborating with a specialized dispersion concave lens, this dynamic combination significantly reduces chromatic aberration, enhancing your viewing experience to unprecedented heights.
  • Schmidt-Pechan Roof Prism Lens and C³ Coating: Kowa's innovative roof prism binoculars embrace the Schmidt-Pechan prism, now enhanced with the brilliance of C³ coating. This reflective marvel elevates reflectivity by 99% or more across the entire visible spectrum (400-700nm), resulting in a symphony of vividness and sharpness, accompanied by a faithful rendition of true-to-life colors.
  • Thixomolded Magnesium Alloy Body: Enter the realm of the Thixomolded Magnesium Alloy Body, an engineering marvel that marries the strength of high-grade metal with the lightweight allure of magnesium alloy. Crafted through cutting-edge thixomolding technology, this body is a paragon of durability and reliability, unwavering even in the face of the harshest conditions, promising steadfast confidence and security.
  • Kowa's KR Coating: Stand guard against dirt and external residues with Kowa's KR Coating. This protective layer ensures lenses remain impervious during regular use, allowing you to bid farewell to fingerprints and oil with effortless lens cleaning techniques, maintaining pristine clarity at all times.
  • Phase-Coated Roof Prism: Witness the magic of the Phase-Coated Roof Prism, where the Schmidt prism roof surface undergoes meticulous phase correction. The outcome? Razor-sharp images that paint a canvas of extraordinary image contrast.
  • All-Surface Multi-Coating: Dive into a world of precise color definition, brought to life by the All-Surface Multi-Coating optical system. Each facet is meticulously coated to craft images that gleam with brilliance and sharpness, showcasing true-to-life hues.
  • Waterproof and Fogproof: Equipped for any environment, the housing boasts JIS Protection Class 7 waterproofing and is filled with dry nitrogen gas, ensuring internal fogging never clouds your image clarity.
  • Twist-Up Eyecups: Personalize your viewing journey with the twist-up multi-step eyecups. These ergonomic companions ensure comfortable viewing, accommodating eyeglasses with ease.


Kowa Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binoculars Features Video:

What's Included:

✓ Kowa Genesis 22 8x22mm Prominar XD Binocular

✓ Case

✓ Strap

✓ Eyepiece caps

✓ Instruction manual

✓ Limited 10 Year Warranty



Minimum Focusing Distance: 1.5m
Magnification: 8x
Eye Relief: 15.0mm
Objective Lens Effective Diameter: 22mm
Real Field of View (degrees): 7.5
Exit Pupil Diameter: 2.75mm
Relative Brightness: 7.6
Twilight Factor: 13.3
Field of view at 1000m/yds: 131
Dimensions (Length x Width x Height): 105x112x43mm
Weight: 315g

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