The Binocular Site
OverviewIn 1925, a gentleman named Oskar Barnack conceptualized and created a small format 35mm camera that would ultimately revolutionize the world of photography. From the very first steps along the path of this creation, a company was born.
Leica Camera AG has always been on the forefront of optical technology and have the proud distinction of being the first company ever to produce an accurate range finder, a spotting scope fitted with angled eyepieces, and the use of ridge prisms.
Leica AG as a company now produces a wide range of products that include some of the best binoculars available on the market. Leica binoculars are used in any location where there is a requirement for premium quality optical equipment.
Leica binoculars come in a variety of ranges including: Ultravid HD Range Binoculars, Ultravid Binoculars, Trinovid Binoculars, Duovid Binoculars, and Geovid Binoculars.
There are many binoculars available from Leica that offer varied ranges of magnification. You will have the option of choosing 7X, 8X, 10X, or 12X, with the highest level of magnification available on the Leica Ultravid HD 50mm model. There is also a line of dual magnification binoculars known as Duovid, which offer combinations of 10X/15X, and 8X/12X.
Leica binoculars are available with objective lenses ranging in size between 20mm and 56mm. The largest objective lens can be found on the Goevid BRF 52 series binocular.
Field Of View (F.O.V.):
The Leica binocular lineup features a range of F.O.V from 208 ft. to 420 ft., with the largest viewing angle associated with the Leica Ultravid HD 42 model of binocular.
Leica offers a wide range of binoculars for every need. With 15 models available to choose from, all made to exacting standards, you will have no problem finding one to suit you.
In addition to binoculars, Leica also manufactures range finders, televid spotting scopes, digiscopes, and high end camera equipment.
The binoculars manufactured by Leica are definitely in the higher price range as far as optical devices go. The company offers a superior product and prices range between $499.00 and $2,895.00, with the most expensive model being the Leica 15X56 Geovid BRF Range Finding Binocular.
Leica AG offers two levels of protection when you purchase a set of binoculars from them. The first is "Limited Lifetime Warranty," which covers the standard range of issues that you might expect. The second type of protection is referred to as a "No-Fault Passport Protection". With this particular coverage you will have complete no-fault coverage for the first three years you own the device, and then complete coverage for life with a $35 deductible fee for maintenance.
Popular Leica Binoculars:
One of the more popular models of Leica binocular is the Ultravid 10X25 BR which achieved a rating of Excellent by the German consumer organization "Stiftung Warentest".