Survival Uses for Binoculars

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Binoculars may not be the first thing most people think about when the subject of preparedness is approached, but they may be one of the more useful pieces of gear in the collection. The ability to see clearly at a distance can be a key factor in surviving a disaster, either as … Read more

Can Binoculars Be Used at Night?

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Looking at things that are far away can be difficult with the naked eye and for that reason, a variety of devices to assist in this endeavor have been created. These include telescopes, binoculars, and other viewers. Most of these optical instruments work best when the area or object being viewed are … Read more

Buying Guide to High-End Night Vision Binoculars

High End Night Vision Binoculars

As handy as monocular boasting night vision capabilities are, there are occasions when you need to operate “hands-free” in the dark. That’s where night vision binoculars come in very handy. Unlike the typical night vision device, which is often used from a static position to survey the surroundings, binoculars offering night vision … Read more

Understanding the Technology Generations of Night Vision Goggles

Generations of Night Vision Goggles

You’ve already seen it in video games and Hollywood flicks those grainy green screens of night vision on the lead character who looks like a futuristic cyborg with goggles attached to his head. The reality is night vision goggles are accessible to just about everyone today whether it be for hunting, working … Read more

Guide to Night Vision Binoculars

Guide to Night Vision Binoculars

Vision is a physical sense which uses light to provide information to the brain so that it can make conclusions about the surroundings. Scientists have compared human eyes to cameras. A camera filters light through the lens controls the intensity with an aperture and focuses the image. While the light coming into … Read more