Nikon 8x42 EDG Binocular

Nikon 8x42 EDG Binocular
Regular price 10,885.00


Taking its place at the top as one of their flagship series, the Nikon 8x42 EDG Binocular is outfitted with complementary optical technologies that work together to offer the performance required by tactical professionals and discerning hunters, birders, and outdoor enthusiasts.

Every part of the light path gets special attention to improve the view. This starts at the objective lenses through the use of anti-reflection fully multi-coated extra low-dispersion (ED) glass; moves to the prism system, which is phase-corrected and dielectric-coated; and finally comes to the eyepieces, which employ a field-flattener lens system. Together these systems maximize light transmission, eliminate internal interference, and correct spherical and chromatic aberrations to produce bright and clear high-contrast images with accurate color fidelity across the distortion-free field of view. A moderate magnification brings subjects in for observation while preserving a wide exit pupil. The 42mm objectives boost light-gathering ability without the bulk and weight of larger models, which improves the low-light performance for better and brighter views in challenging conditions such as during the early morning and late evening.

Built for comfort and durability, the body design is ergonomically shaped to fit well in the hand for a balanced feel. The chassis is made of a lightweight and durable magnesium alloy that is wrapped in a protective slip-resistant rubber armor. The optical tubes are nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed to be waterproof and submersible to almost 20 feet, and resistant to internal fogging when moving through extreme temperatures or weather conditions. Nikon includes a set of removable angled eyecups that mold to the side of the user's eye socket. These keep stray peripheral light from interfering with the view and eliminate distractions during viewing.

Technical Specs 

Prism Type




Objective Lens Diameter

42 mm

Angle of View

7.7° (Actual)

Field of View

403' @ 1000 yd / 133.8 m @ 1000 m

Minimum Focus Distance

9.8' / 2.99 m

Exit Pupil Diameter

5.25 mm

Eye Relief

19.3 mm

Interpupillary Adjustment

56 to 72 mm / 2.2 to 2.8"

Focus Type


Tripod Mount

Yes (Adapter Optional)


5.8 x 5.6" / 14.7 x 14.2 cm


27.7 oz / 785.3 g