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Canon 8x25 IS Image Stabilized Binoculars

Brand: Canon
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Sale Price: $295.98

This item has a two-year warranty from Canon USA.

The Image Stabilizer suppresses image shake so that the image looks steady to the eye. When the Image Stabilizer is engaged, vertical and horizontal gyros detect motion in any direction. The amount of shake is calculated by a microcomputer and the shake is optimally counteracted by either a set of Vari-Angle Prisms or a Tilt mechanism; in effect,the light's refraction is altered so that the image always looks steady to the eye.

How does the Image Stabilizer work?

However, with Canon's Image Stabilizer turned on, the image shake becomes tolerable even at magnifications of 15x and 18x. Such high magnifications were previously unthinkable in a pair of binoculars without the use of a tripod. The Image Stabilizer steadies the image instantaneously and brings out the top-notch optical performance of the lenses.

The more powerful the binoculars, the more vibrations are magnified. As a result, even a slight shake of your hands will shake the image in the binoculars a lot. Normally, we can tolerate this image shake with binoculars up to 7x magnification. With higher magnification binoculars, the image shake would quickly become intolerable.

What is an Image Stabilizer?

All Canon binoculars also come with Super Spectra coating to enhance image quality by maximizing contrast and minimizing color smear, and Lead-free glass to help protect the environment.

Weighing a mere 17 oz. the 8x25 IS Binoculars are the smallest and lightest IS binoculars ever produced. Combining Canon's newly developed Tilt-System Image Stabilizer technology with a rounded shape for greater comfort and non-slip holding, the 8x25 IS binoculars are perfect for any setting. Whether watching your favorite team at the local stadium, or taking a closer look at the natural world around you, the 8x25 IS binoculars are a perfect choice.

Canon's new 8x25 IS Binoculars are the latest model in the Canon Image Stabilizer series. The 8x25 IS brings you the outstanding optical performance and unparalleled Image Stabilization capabilities you would expect from Canon Image Stabilizer binoculars for the most affordable price yet!

Detailed Product Specifications

Angular Field of View 6.6 Degrees
Brand Canon
Close Focusing Distance 11.5 ft.
Dimensions (in) 4.7 x 5.4 x 2.4 Inches
Exit Pupil 3.1 mm
Eye Relief 13.5 mm
Features Image Stabilized
Field of View @ 1000 Yards 346 ft.
Focus Type Center
Magnification 8 x
Objective Lens Diameter 25 mm
Prism Type Porro Prism Binoculars
Series Image Stabilized Binoculars
Size Compact Binoculars
Tripod Adaptable Yes
Waterproof No
Weight 17.3 oz.

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Average User Rating 

  • Greg K.

    These binoculars seem a bit on the cheap side. The focus wheel sticks and the eyecups are uncomfortable. If you're going to get image stabilizing binoculars, spend a bit more to get your money's worth.

  • B. V.

    Great binoculars! I didn't think I'd be able to afford image stabilizing binoculars to use out on the water, but then I found these. Clear images, easy to use, and the IS really works great!

  • Jay

    Affordable and functional. A good option if you want good IS but don't want to spend a lot.

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