|Chinese giant binoculars, or termed
as "observation binoculars" by European users, are available
from 56mm to 100mm objective lens. Most of Chinese giant binoculars,
like 100mm, used to be only for the army until 1988 when the giant
binoculars were first exported for civilian use.
then, due to the public demand around the world, improvements have
been made in optical and body design and more "user-friendly"
giant binoculars are manufactured, like 15x70,
20x80 triplet and lightweight, 22x100
astronomical, 25x100 FB,
painted version, 25/62
helical focuser version and our newest 45
degree BT100 on fork mount and 45
degree BT80. At the same time, you still can see
some military features from these giant binoculars, like the mil-spec.
full broadband multi-coating with color coined as "China green"
by the users worldwide, and the heavy "army-green" metal
case for 25/40x100
Giant binoculars are a must for long-range
terrestrial observations because you can see much brighter and sharper
image in greater details with a giant binoculars. Now days, some
people prefer to use big (or bigger) binoculars for astronomy as
the use of both eyes is more comfortable than using a telescope.