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Pentax Papilio Butterfly 85x21 Binoculars
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Papilio 8.5x21 vs. 6.5x21

bysteelbicyclist Aug 17, 2012
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Pros Nothing like them for close focus.  Tack sharp. Light weight
Cons Severe chromatic aberation, Poor quality image for distance.  Eye strain--maybe mine...
Recommended it? No

After playing with the 6.5x version of these butterfly binoculars at an Audobon store (they didn't carry the 8.5x) I decided to go with the 8.5x version which I ordered on line.  I figured they would be better for birding.  I love to bike ride and stop and look at nature through... Read full review »

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Pentax Papilio 8.5x21 close focus binoculars, excellent but not perfect

byhallewell May 12, 2006
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Pros No eyestrain close focusing to 1.5 ft - unique. Excellent optics, quality and price.
Cons Ease of use in the field could be improved.
Recommended it? Yes

This is a supplement to Allan Ostling's epinions review which covers them pretty well and in my view accurately. He has two reviews which are more or less identical and probably he is reviewing the lower power 6.5x binocs. I opted for the higher power because I wanted the maximum magnification... Read full review »

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Into the New Papilio Paradise

byaostling May 3, 2005
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros These binoculars have no competition, at any price.
Cons They are now in short supply.
Recommended it? Yes

At work today a fellow rocket engineer asked me if I had a magnifier. I usually have some sort of lens in my office. He wanted to inspect some instrumentation hardware on which he suspected a fault. I said sure, reached into my briefcase, and handed him my Pentax Papilio binoculars. He thought I... Read full review »

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Pentax 8.5x21 Papilio Binocular, Usa 62216

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1.888.209.5772 About me Contact Us Shipping Payments FAQ Pentax 8.5x21 Papilio, Weather Resistant Porro Prism Butterfly Binocular with 6.0 Degree Angle of View, Close Focus Down to 1.6'., U.S.A.SKU: PX8521P Mfr. Part: 62216 Item Includes Eyepiece Lens Cap, Storage / Carry Case, Strap. Description This Pentax binocular series is called Papilio, the Latin word for butterfly, because it was specifically developed for close-range observation of butterflies and other insects. The Pentax Binoculars P

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Pentax Papilio 8.5x21 Binoculars - 8.5x 21mm

Named for the Latin word for butterfly, PENTAX Papilio 8.5x21 binoculars are the perfect choice for insect observation in the field and in museums and galleries. The enhanced observation capability of the Papilio binoculars is made possible by a PENTAX Convergent Lens Optical System Engineering (CLOSE) mechanism. The CLOSE mechanism automatically slides the left and right objective lenses toward the center when the focus is fixed at a short distance.

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Pentax Papilio Series Binoculars - 8.5 X 21 62216

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Papilio 8.5 x 21 Named for the Latin word for butterfly, PENTAX Papilio binoculars are the perfect choice for insect and bird observation in the field or in museums and galleries. Papilio offers a minimum focusing distance of approximately 1.6 feet and incorporates new design technology that automatically compensates for the misalignment of right and left image fields at close ranges. Featuring fully multi-coated optical elements, high-refraction BaK4 glass prisms, a long 15 millimeter eye reli

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