The Official Athlon Optics South Africa Distributors

ARES 8X42

                                                                     DESCRIPTION

Ares optics are first-class.  They have ED glass lenses with Advance multi-coated and feature BaK4 prisms with the new ESP Dielectric Coating and Phase Coating. They bring super-premium clarity and brightness within the reach of most avid enthusiasts Their tough Magnesium chassis is fog proof and waterproof and filled with Argon to give you better internal fog proofing and thermal stability.  They are covered with a durable rubber armor.  Bottom line? Just like Ares the Greek god of war, they will stand up to a punishment.  They’re the perfect combination of lightweight construction, optical quality and rugged durability.


                                       FEATURES

ED Glass- High definition glass

ED glass gives you an image with little or no chromatic fringe so the final result brings a clearer and sharper image to your eyes

ESP Dielectric Coating-  Enhanced Spectral Prism  Dielectric Coating

ESP Dielectric Coating is a multi layer prism coating that reflects over 99% of the light to your eyes bringing you a clear, bright image that displays accurate color reproduction.

Lightweight Magnesium Chassis

Magnesium chassis give you the strength of a metal chassis while reducing the weight as much as 35%

XPL Coating- Xtra Protective Layer coating

XPL Coating gives you an extra protection on the exterior lenses from dirt, oil and scratches

Phase Corrected prisms

Phase corrected prisms produce images that have better contrast, a higher resolution and  better color reproduction

BaK4 prisms

Bak-4 glass prisms reflect more light to your eyes which will give you brighter and sharper image.

Advanced FMC

Advanced Fully Multi-Coated lenses gives you better light transmission to bring optimum brightness and true color across the entire light spectrum.

Long Eye Relief

Long eye relief can be particularly important for eyeglass wearers because  longer eye relief allows them to still see the entire field of view.

Close Focus

Close focus is important for those who are nature observers and especially important if you are going to watch butterflies or insects

Twist Up Eyecups

Twist up eyecups with intermediate stops allow you to set the eyecups to the ideal eye relief for you eyes

Waterproof

Waterproof to protect the binocular in the harshest weather conditions or if accidentally submerged underwater

Argon  Purged

Argon purging gives you better waterproofing and thermal stability

SPECIFICATIONS

POWER 

8X

OBJECTIVE LENS DIAMETER

42 mm

EYE RELIEF 

16.5 mm

FIELD OF VIEW ANGULAR 

6.5°

FIELD OF VIEW FEET @1000 Yards

426 ft

FIELD OF VIEW METERS @1000 METERS 

115 m

CLOSE FOCUS 

2.5 m /6.5 ft

INTERPUPILLARY DISTANCE

56 mm-73 mm

WEIGHT

29.8 oz

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