The Binocular Site
OverviewThe Meade company is a combination of Meade and a company formerly known as Bresser. Bresser originally formed in order to import and sell specialized optical equipment. Over time they expanded and soon began experimenting and creating their own optical technologies and innovative optical products.
In 1999, Bresser joined forces with Meade and they formed the company you see today. Highly focused on bringing the highest quality binoculars to their customers around the globe.
Meade now creates some of the most technologically sophisticated telescopes and binoculars, which are allowing both amateur and professional astronomers a chance to glimpse the magic of the night time sky.
Meade binoculars are available in four different ranges. These include the Meade Glacier Series, the Meade Astro Series, the Meade TravelView Series, and the Meade CaptureView Series, which is fitted with a digital camera.
The binoculars manufactured by Meade feature magnifications of 7X, 8X, 9X, 10X, 12X, and 16X, with the highest level of single magnification available on the Meade 16X50 TravelView model.
There are also three models available with zoom capability that feature magnification levels of 8-17X, 7-21X, and 8-24X. These are all part of the Meade TravelView line of binoculars.
Meade binoculars are available with many sizes of objective lens. You will find models of binocular with 22mm, 25mm, 42mm, 50mm and 63mm. The 63mm objective lens is found on the Meade 9X63 Astro Series binocular.
Field Of View (F.O.V.):
The Meade binocular lineup features a range of F.O.V from 220 ft. to 376 ft., with the largest viewing angle associated with the Meade 7X35 TravelView model of binocular.
Meade offers a wide range of binoculars for every need. With 12 models available to choose from which are all of a very high quality, you will have no problem finding one to meet your specific needs.
In addition to binoculars, Meade also manufactures spotting scopes and telescopes, as well as all manner of accessories for both.
The binoculars manufactured by Meade are available for purchase and are priced between $23.98 and $399.00. The more expensive model would be the Meade 8X42 Glacier Series Waterproof binoculars.
Meade offers a One Year Limited Warranty on all of its binoculars. There are some limitations, including that the binoculars must be purchased in North America. Make sure and ask for the detailed warranty information at the point of purchase.
Popular Meade Binoculars:
One of the more popular models of Meade binocular is the Meade 8X22 CaptureView Series of binocular which actually takes pictures of what you are viewing at any given time. With the CaptureView model, you'll never have a "You should have been there" moment again.