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Kowa Genesis 44 10.5x44mm Prominar XD Binocular

by Kowa
SKU GN 44-10
Original price $1,399.00 - Original price $1,399.00
Original price
$1,399.00 - $1,399.00
Current price $1,399.00
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Genesis 44 10.5x44mm Prominar XD Binocular by Kowa Optics

Experience the exceptional with the Kowa Genesis 44 10.5x44mm Prominar XD Binocular. Equipped with 44mm objective lenses, this model features an impressive array of 4 Kowa high-grade XD objective lenses (2 sets) for an unparalleled optical journey. 

The cutting-edge ED glass infused with abundant fluorite crystal sets the gold standard, effectively eliminating chromatic aberration and elevating contrast, delivering a breathtakingly vivid portrayal of the natural world.

Decades of Kowa's lens coating advancements further amplify light transmission through all lenses, while the exclusive KR coating ensures resistance against dirt and liquids.

Step into a realm of astonishing clarity, where colors come alive, contrast is heightened, and intricate details emerge without a hint of chromatic aberration.

The Genesis Prominar's ergonomic design, complemented by tactile materials, promises an immensely satisfying handling experience. The moment you hold a Genesis Prominar, the hallmark of superior engineering becomes unmistakable.

Crafted to withstand the test of time, each component within the Genesis Prominar series is meticulously engineered to deliver the epitome of visual exploration.

The Genesis Prominar binoculars are fully waterproof and nitrogen-filled to fend off fogging.

Encased in robust rubber armor, these binoculars embody unwavering durability, ensuring steadfast performance even in the most demanding environments. Unleash the full potential of your observational experience with the assurance of uncompromising performance.


 Kowa Prominar XD Lenses

  • Kowa's Prominar XD lenses are made with extra-low dispersion (ED) glass that has similar characteristics to fluorite crystal.
  • This helps to reduce chromatic aberration, which is a type of optical distortion that can cause color fringing around objects. The lenses are also coated with a special dispersion concave lenses to further improve image quality.

Schmidt-Pechan Roof Prism and C³ Coating

  • Kowa's roof prism binoculars use a Schmidt-Pechan prism with a highly reflective C³ coating.
  • This coating increases reflectivity by 99% or higher across the visible spectrum (400-700nm), which means that more light is transmitted through the prism and into the lenses. This results in brighter and sharper images.

Thixomolded Magnesium Alloy Body

  • The binoculars have a magnesium alloy body that is both lightweight and durable.
  • The body is formed using a sophisticated thixomolding technology that delivers the benefits of a high strength metal body in a lightweight structure.
  • This makes the binoculars easy to carry and use, even in harsh conditions.

Kowa's KR Coating

  • Kowa's KR coating protects the lenses from dirt and other foreign residues. This coating is easy to clean and helps to keep the lenses in good condition for longer.

Phase-Coated Roof Prism

  • The Schmidt-Pechan roof surface is phase corrected to ensure sharp images with outstanding image contrast. This means that the images are clear and detailed, with no blurring or ghosting.

All-Surface Multi-Coating

  • The all-surface multi-coated optical system provides precise color definition for a brighter and sharper image.
  • This coating helps to reduce reflections and improve light transmission, resulting in better image quality.

Waterproof and Fogproof

  • The housing is waterproof to JIS Protection Class 7 and filled with dry nitrogen gas to prevent internal fogging.
  • This ensures that the binoculars can be used in wet or humid conditions without fogging up.

Twist-Up Eyecups

  • The twist-up eyecups allow for easy viewing - even when wearing eyeglasses.
  • This is a convenient feature that makes the binoculars more comfortable to use for a wider range of people.


What's Included:

✓ Kowa Genesis 44 10.5x44mm Prominar XD Binocular

✓ Case

✓ Strap

✓ Objective lens caps

✓ Eyepiece caps

✓ Instruction manual


  • Legendary XD Optics: Kowa Genesis 44 10.5x44mm Prominar XD Binocular use ED lens material with very high fluorite content, which reduces color fringes to an absolute minimum.
  • Precise Fingertip Focus: The binoculars have a highly precise focus that allows you to control sharpness with fingertip feeling.
  • Waterproof & Durable: The binoculars are rugged and waterproof, and they are filled with nitrogen to prevent fogging. The KR coating on the outer lenses makes them easy to clean.
  • 46mm filter thread: The binoculars have a 46mm filter thread that allows you to use optional filters to improve your viewing experience. For example, you can use a polarizing filter to minimize reflections on the water surface when observing water birds.
  • Included accessories: The package includes a comfortable carrying strap, a protective carrying case, as well as lens and eyepieces caps.



Magnification: 10x
Real Field of View (degrees): 6.2
Field of view at 1000m/yds: 108
Eye Relief: 16.0mm
Exit Pupil Diameter: 4.2mm
Relative Brightness: 17.6
Objective Lens Effective Diameter: 44mm
Minimum Focusing Distance: 1.7m
Dimensions (Length x Width x Height): 165x138x64mm
Twilight Factor: 21.5
Weight: 960g

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