Steiner Safari UltraSharp 10x26 Binoculars
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Test report: Steiner Safari UltraSharp 10x26 binoculars
Material and workmanshipAs the successor model of the Steiner Pro, the Safari UltraSharp 10x26 offers a further improved look without nitrogen filling and a more compact design. The binoculars are sturdy, have only small gaps and offer a handy and ergonomic design. The robust surface finish protects the binoculars from shocks or impacts. The Steiner Safari binoculars are equipped with a black NBR-Longlife rubber armouring, which at any time can be held securely in the palm of your hand even when the hands are wet. On the far side of the binoculars is an attractive manufacturer's logo with the inscription Safari 10x26 UltraSharp incorporated. The high-quality 10-way glass provides excellent magnification and sharp image quality.
Technical details of the Safari UltraSharp 10x26 binocularsThe Safari UltraSharp 10x26 binoculars from Steiner have the dimensions 4.6 cm x 11.6 cm x 12.0 cm. With its compact masses it is handy and offers a low weight of less than 300 grams. The operating temperature is from -20 ° C to 70 ° C. The Steiner binoculars offer a pressure water tightness of up to 1 meter, ie 0.1 bar.
Handy and customizableThe Steiner Safari UltraSharp 10x26 binoculars have a handy design. Thanks to its compact design, it can be carried easily at any time during outdoor tours, thanks to the straps hanging around the neck and easily stowed in every shirt or trouser pocket. Both sides have to be pushed together by light pressure so that the format is optimally narrowed in case of non-use. The eye distance can be easily adjusted and allows a quick and individual adaptation to the respective user. The high-quality 8-way glass allows sharp images even for spectacle wearers.
Excellent visibility in good and medium light conditionsThe Safari UltraSharp 10x26 binoculars from Steiner offer sharp images at all times in good and medium viewing conditions. In animal observation, even smaller details are clearly visible. If the distance is too far, it is advisable to place the arms in a position to avoid unwanted camera shake. In the case of light conditions at dusk, however, the images are significantly darker than in the case of the more expensive comparative lenses, for example from Zeiss. However, with regard to the purchase price of the Steiner Safari UltraSharp, the visibility during dusk is clearly good.
Scope of delivery and warrantyIn addition to the comfort strap, the Steiner Safari UltraSharp binoculars are also supplied with a transport bag made of water-resistant and robust material. The manufacturer grants a 10-year guarantee on the quality product.
As a whole, the Steiner Safari UltraSharp 10x26 is a universally suitable companion for various outdoor activities and detailed nature observations. Thanks to the high-quality materials and the solid processing, the Steiner binoculars are stable and robust. With its extremely compact and ergonomic shape, it can be stored quickly and conveniently in any jacket, shirt or even a trouser pocket and is also ideally suited as a handy-ready glass for the glove compartment.The 10-fold glass provides an excellent magnification, even at far distance. The optical performance is extremely satisfactory, with good and medium light conditions, clear and sharp. In the twilight period, on the other hand, the Steiner Safari UltraSharp binoculars only achieve average performance due to their low depth of focus and light intensity. Features such as the individual eyebrow setting and the arming on the wheel functioned easily and smoothly. Furthermore, the manufacturer's guarantee of 10 years on quality binoculars is to be assessed as extremely positive. The only negative thing is that no lens protection cover is supplied, and that the eyelids do not necessarily close tightly when there is strong side light. - Compact and lightweight design - high quality and robust - Easy storage for "anytime it" - excellent magnification by 10x glass - easily adjustable to the individual eye relief - 10-year warranty - top price-performance ratio is the price / performance ratio As excellent. If you are looking for a comparatively inexpensive, but also compact and everyday-looking binoculars with high optical performance, the Steiner model Safari UltraSharp 10x26 is excellently operated.