Your Ultimate Nature Companion


The Kite Compact, a venerable classic in the binocular world, has stood the test of time. It holds a special place as the instrument of choice in numerous nature reserve visitor centers throughout Europe. When you embark on hiking adventures or safari expeditions, it becomes your personal window into a closer world. The Kite Compact is a versatile optical marvel, catering to a wide range of users, but it truly shines for those seeking portability and ergonomic perfection.

A Companion for Generations

In a throwaway society, the Kite Compact stands as a beacon of longevity and reliability. This instrument is not just a fleeting purchase; it’s a long-lasting companion that can be repaired and serviced when needed. Mechanically, it matches the quality of its full-sized Kite counterparts, ensuring that it can withstand the rigors of any outdoor pursuit. What truly sets it apart is the precision-focused wheel, enabling you to achieve razor-sharp images and ensuring that your visual experiences remain unparalleled for years to come.


With its expansive field of view, the 8×23 binocular sets a new standard for compactness and simplicity. This optical marvel is not only ideal for beginners but also perfect for young adventurers. The binocular features foldable eyecups and a robust polycarbonate housing, ensuring both versatility and durability in any environment. Moreover, all glass surfaces are meticulously coated with multiple layers to enhance contrast, delivering a vivid and sharp image representation.

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Constructed with robust aluminum components, the 8×25 binocular is built for the most demanding tasks. Setting a new standard in its class, this binocular boasts large-diameter ocular lenses and twist-up eyecups. The result is an exceptionally high image quality. More importantly, it offers a viewing comfort that is unparalleled in its class, setting it apart from the competition.


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Specifications Compact 8x23 Compact 8x25
Magnification 8x 8x
Objective lens diameter (mm) 23 25
Exit pupil (mm) 2.88 3.1
Min. close focus (m) 2.2 2
Field of view (m/1000m) 124 105
Field of view (degrees) 7.1 6
Eye relief (mm) 11 16
Interpupillary distance (mm) 73-58 70-55
Height (mm) 95 94
Max width (mm) 103
Min. width folded (mm) 88 108
Weight (gr) 240 280
Twilight factor 13.5 14.1
Dioptric compensation (+/-) 3 3
Waterproof IPX5 IPX5
Gas filled No No
Functional temperature -20°C / 55°C -20°C / 55°C
Light transmisson (%) NC NC
Warranty (years)* 30 30
SKU K281069 K281076

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customer reviews

“Small and light”

Very practical and light, very good stability and brightness, recommended for 3 people, very good after-sales service: problem following an accidental fall, replaced free of charge through “Nature et Découvertes” the store where I bought them

Jean Luc

“compact 8x25”

Very good binoculars, recommended by 3 friends who are very happy with them. Very good brightness, practical to always have with you given their compact size.