Plenty of shooting-related endeavors can benefit from, or in some cases require, the use of long-distance glass. Sometimes spotting scopes fit the bill, but other times what you really need is a binocular. As we draw closer to the hunting season, binoculars are certainly something to consider for your fall deer-chasing loadout. And while most of us would like to have a higher-end set, that’s not always in a hunter’s budget – or it may be that an inexpensive bino is simply more appropriate for your hunting/shooting situation. In this case, Bushnell has you covered. In an August 7th press release, they have announced that the new Powerview 2 series of binoculars is shipping now. The release reads as follows.
Bushnell Now Shipping Powerview 2 Binoculars
Bushnell®, an industry leader in performance optics, announced that it has started shipping the Powerview™ 2, an evolution of their popular Powerview line of binoculars that have offered industry-leading value for over a decade.
A versatile, general-use binocular, Powerview 2 models feature an aircraft grade, aluminum alloy chassis built for durability without adding unnecessary weight and bulk. Each model sports high-quality, soft-touch black rubber armor and brushed metal texture finishes that give it an eye-catching modern exterior design and superior ergonomics.
Available now for purchase at prices ranging from $39.99 to $79.99, Powerview 2 fits within nearly everyone’s budget. The line offers compact, mid- and full-size options in roof or porro prism configurations ranging from 10x to 20x magnification. This wide assortment provides multiple options for any outdoor adventure.
Multi-coated optics provide a clear, vibrant image, even in low light. The focus wheel is designed for ultra-smooth performance, allowing the user to quickly focus on the subject and get exceptional definition. All Powerview 2 binoculars have an adjustable diopter, and come with soft-touch rubber armor that’s textured along the sides and on the bridge for easy handling and a confident grip.
Powerview 2 binoculars are available in the following configurations and prism systems: Compact 10x25mm folding roof prism, 16x32mm folding roof prism. Mid-size 10x42mm roof prism, and Full Size 10x50mm Porro prism, 12x50mm Porro prism and 20x50mm Porro prism. All models have fold-down eyecups except for the 10×42 roof prism model which has twist-up eye cups.
All mid and full size Powerview 2 models are tripod compatible. Available accessories include a tripod adapter and bino harness. For more information on this new line of products please visit https://www.bushnell.com/binoculars/powerview-2/.
With the sub-$100 MSRP across the Powerview 2 range, these binos are extremely accessible. Plus in the event they might get lost or broken during hard field use, if that’s your thing, it’s not nearly as painful to your wallet as most other binocular options out on the market today. With fully a half-dozen models in the series, there are plenty of options that are sure to fit a broad spectrum of hunting or other shooting hobby situations. Are you a fan of Bushnell binos or other optics? Do you have any other models already? Will you be trying out any of the new Powerview 2 options? Let us know what you think in the comments! See you at the range.
Photos courtesy of Bushnell.
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