32 reviews




The Kite compact has been around for many years. It is the favorite instrument of many nature reserve visitor centres all over Europe. It is your personal window on a closer world when you go hiking, are on safari, etc… Suited for any kind of use and any kind of user, but most appealing for those who do not wish to carry big binoculars or just have small hands.   The market is full of many cheaper products that are similar in size, but none of them offer the quality level of the Kite compact. The optical quality is more than excellent, and this should be a fundamental aspect for binoculars of this type as they are often used by children whose eyes are still in full development. Not only do cheap made optics offer a poor and unbalanced image, they can harm children’s eyes in time. Mechanically, the Kite compacts are as well built as any other pair of full sized Kite binoculars. In todays thro-away societey, it is most important to know that this instrument can be your companion for many years, and can be repaired and serviced if necessary. The image is well defined and rich in contrast, while the precise focus wheel will allow you to obtain a razor sharp image.      


  • Extremely small sized
  • Ultra light
  • Foldable rubber eyecups
  • Very large field of view
  • Including lens covers, strap, pouch


  • Very small sized and light
  • 25mm objective lens
  • Durable aluminum construction
  • Metal twist up eyecups
  • Lare diameter ocular lenses 
  • Exceptionally high viewing comfort for pocket class
  • Including lens covers, strap, pouch

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"Perfecte kijker voor onderweg!"

Olivier Van Caelenberg

Super kijker om mee te nemen op uitstap door het kleine en lichte formaat. Ik ben zeer onder de indruk van de kwaliteit en de scherpte van deze kijker. Een aanrader!

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helder beeld, licht in de hand en goede prijs kwaliteit

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8X23 8X25
Magnification 8 8
Objective lens diameter (mm) 23 25
Exit pupil (mm) 2.88 3.1
Min. focus (m) 2.2 2
Field of view (m) 124 105
eye relief (mm) 11 16
Height (mm) 97 95
Weight (g) 240 282
Twilight factor 13.6 14.1
Water-resistant yes yes
gas filled no no
warranty (years) 30 30
Recommended price (€) 126 € 178 €
Recommended price (£) £ 107 £ 151
Code k281069 k281076

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