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Leupold BX-1 McKenzie HD 12x50mm Binoculars

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SKU 100-181175
Original price $274.82 - Original price $274.82
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$274.82 - $274.82
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Leupold Optics BX-1 McKenzie HD 12x50mm Binoculars - 181175

Introducing the Leupold Optics BX-1 McKenzie HD 12x50mm Binoculars, a premium choice for enthusiasts seeking exceptional 12x magnification in a lightweight, compact design.

Tailored for versatility across diverse terrains, these binoculars provide an optimal field of view, perfect for maneuvering through dense brush, while also delivering the power required for long-range detection.

Crafted around Leupold's esteemed Advanced Optical System, these binoculars ensure consistent light transmission, making them an excellent companion for extended glassing sessions.

They excel in minimizing glare, especially in challenging lighting conditions, meeting the high standards set by recreational sports enthusiasts.

The level of resolution and clarity attained through this system establishes a new benchmark in optical performance.

Furthermore, the package encompasses essential Pro Gear® accessories, including a GO Afield™ shoulder strap, a customized binocular case for secure storage, protective lens covers, and a specialized lens cloth for maintenance. 

Leupold BX-1 McKenzie HD 12x50mm Binoculars Outdoors Lifestyle Shot

Much like all Leupold® binoculars, this model is meticulously designed to brave the elements. It boasts both fogproof and waterproof attributes, ensuring flawless functionality in any environment.

With Leupold's unwavering lifetime guarantee, you can place absolute trust in these binoculars to faithfully accompany you throughout a lifetime of outdoor pursuits.

Elevate your viewing experience with the Leupold Optics BX-1 McKenzie HD 12x50mm Binoculars.

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  • 12x Magnification: These binoculars provide a powerful 12x magnification, enabling precise and clear observation of distant subjects, making them ideal for various outdoor activities such as birdwatching, hunting, and stargazing.
  • 50mm Objective Lens: The generous 50mm diameter of the objective lens allows ample light to flood in, ensuring vibrant imagery and enhanced visibility even in low-light environments. This feature is particularly advantageous during the transitional periods of dawn and dusk, enabling the capture of intricate details with exceptional clarity.
  • Advanced Optical System: Carefully engineered, this system guarantees consistent light transmission, ensuring impeccable clarity even during extended glassing sessions. It effectively minimizes glare, especially in challenging lighting conditions, meeting the stringent demands of recreational sports enthusiasts. The resulting resolution and clarity significantly enhance the viewing experience.
  • Extreme Climate Exposure: These binoculars are designed to excel in the most demanding conditions, undergoing rigorous testing to withstand temperatures ranging from a bone-chilling -40 degrees Fahrenheit to a scorching 160 degrees Fahrenheit. This robust construction ensures reliable performance, regardless of the climate encountered.
  • Waterproof and Fogproof: Leupold's commitment to durability is evident in the design, ensuring these binoculars can endure the harshest weather conditions. Whether facing torrential downpours or river crossings, you can rely on their waterproof and fogproof capabilities. Rigorous testing of the proprietary gas blend and seals guarantees watertight integrity even at depths of up to 33 feet and through numerous pressure changes.
  • Guaranteed for Life: Crafted to endure a lifetime, Leupold stands by their product. Should your binoculars ever fail to perform, they will be repaired or replaced at no cost, regardless of whether you are the original owner. This lifetime guarantee reflects the confidence Leupold has in the durability and reliability of their products.
  • High Definition Calcium-Fluoride Lenses: The inclusion of high-definition calcium-fluoride lenses ensures unrivaled clarity at all magnification levels, proving particularly invaluable for discerning intricate details in your observations.
  • Field Replaceable Eyecups: Designed for practicality, the twist-up eyecups can be easily replaced in the field if damaged. This feature ensures uninterrupted optimal performance, even in rugged environments.
  • Twist Up Eyecups: Equipped with twist-up eyecups, these binoculars provide generous eye relief, ensuring comfortable extended viewing sessions. This feature is especially appreciated by users who wear eyeglasses, allowing for a customized and comfortable viewing experience.
  • Smooth Central Focusing Dial: The large, tactile central focusing dial is designed for ease of use, even when wearing gloves. This provides the precision focus needed to discern fine details such as antlers among trees or wildlife concealed in dense vegetation.
  • Abbe-Koenig Prism: Featuring an Abbe-Koenig prism, these binoculars maximize light transmission, clarity, and resolution, even at extended ranges. This prism design enhances the overall optical performance of the binoculars.
  • Lightweight and Comfortable Design: The ergonomic open bridge design ensures that these binoculars are not only lightweight but also comfortable to hold for extended periods. This design element is crucial for reducing fatigue during prolonged observation sessions.
  • Tripod Ready: For enhanced versatility, the binoculars come with a built-in 1/4-20 tripod adapter port. This allows you to effortlessly attach them to a tripod, providing a stable viewing platform for heightened clarity and stability, especially during long-duration observations.

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                                                                          What's Included:

                                                                           ✓ Leupold Optics BX-1 McKenzie HD 12x50mm Binoculars

                                                                          ✓ GO Afield™ shoulder strap

                                                                          ✓ Carry Case

                                                                          ✓ Lens cover

                                                                          ✓ Lens cloth

                                                                           ✓ Lifetime warranty



                                                                              Item number 181175
                                                                              Guard-ion Lens Coating No
                                                                              Length (in) 6.5
                                                                              Weight (oz.) 27
                                                                              Magnification 12
                                                                              Objective Lens Diameter (mm) 50
                                                                              Linear FOV (ft@1000 yd.) 241
                                                                              Angular FOV (Degrees) 4.6
                                                                              Eye Relief (mm) 17
                                                                              Exit Pupil (mm) 4.1
                                                                              Close Focus Distance (ft.) 8.2
                                                                              Interpupillary Distance Max (mm) 76
                                                                              Interpupillary Distance Min (mm) 59

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                                                                              Customer Reviews

                                                                              Based on 2 reviews
                                                                              So far, so good

                                                                              I think an excellent choice in the under $300 price range. I'll update my review if I have any issues.

                                                                              Great quality bino's

                                                                              Impressive performing binoculars in low light situations. Crisp and clear