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Enter the professional level of binoculars. The PETREL is one of KITE’s best known models and has been around for many years. This instrument is all about the essence! Designed to be simple and light, yet extremely good. Mechanically it does not get better than this. The KITE PETREL outperforms the most expensive binoculars in the market when it comes to strength and durability. Use it every day, everywhere, in any condition, it will be a reliable companion for life. The rubber armor features a textured grip surface and thumb indents on the bottom for relaxed and stable viewing.  

  • Ultra light Slim and ergonomcial design
  • One of the most durable binoculars in the world
  • aluminum twist-up eyecups
  • KITE MHR Advance coating
  • Fully waterproof and nitrogen filled
  • 30y warranty
  • including lens covers, straps and pouch


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"Zeer goede kijker!"


ligt goed in de hand, stabiel, gemakkelijk scherp te stellennscherp, goede kleurcontrastenntrekt voldoende licht naar binnen nnzeer complete, niet te zware kijker zonder dat hij te duur werd!

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"Heel goed van 's morgens vroeg tot 's avonds laat"


Tijdens reis in Namibië hebben we ook tijd gespendeerd aan de water holes bij valavond en zelfs nog later op de avond. Heel prettig om vast te stellen dat het toestel heel lichtgevoelig is, en je helpt in het donker. Prachtige verrekijker !

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8X32 8X42 10X42 8.5X50 10X50
Magnification 8 8 10 8.5 10
Objective lens diameter (mm) 32 42 42 50 50
Exit pupil (mm) 4 5.25 4.2 5.88 5
Min. focus (m) 1.2 1.8 1.8 2.8 2.8
Field of view (m/1000m) 131 114 105 97 88
eye relief (mm) 17 19.5 17 19 19.5
interpupillary distance (mm) 74-59 74-59 74-59 74-59 74-59
Height (mm) 124 145 145 175 170
Max width (mm) 120 124 124 131 131
Min width (mm) 104 108 108 116 116
Weight (g) 550 610 625 760 715
twilight factor 16 18.3 20.5 20.6 22.4
waterproof yes yes yes yes yes
gas filled yes yes yes yes yes
warranty (years) 30 30 30 30 30

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