Canon 10x42 L IS Image Stabilized, Water Proof Porro Prism Binocular with 6.5 Degree Angle of View, U.S.A.

SKU: CA1042L MFR: 0155B002
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About the Canon 10x42 L IS

The much-anticipated 10x42 L IS WP is the first waterproof binocular to incorporate Canon's exclusive Image Stabilizer technology for steady, shake-freeviewing.

The high quality L series optics, featuring 2 Ultra-low Dispersion (UD)lens elements (on each side), deliver excellent correction for chromatic aberration.

With a large lens diameter and a 4.2mm exit pupil diameter, this binocular provides an exceptionally bright view, even in low-light conditions.

The 10x42 L IS WP binocular offers both the desired brightness and excellent waterproof capabilities, making it ideal for a host of activities including marine use, stargazing and wildlife observation - just to name a few.

The Canon 10x42 L IS is commonly used for Bird watching and more.The Canon 10x42 L IS is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 10x42 L IS: Close focus, Quality lenses, Strong construction and Works well with glasses.

Canon 10x42 L IS Includes

  • Carry Case
  • Neck Strap
  • AA-Type Batteries (2)
  • Neoprene Strap
  • Eyepiece Rainguard
  • Lens Cap
  • Canon 3 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Quality lenses (7) , Close focus (6) , Strong construction (6) , Works well with glasses (5) , Waterproof (4)
Heavy (4)
Best Uses:
Bird watching (6) , Sporting events/concerts (4) , Hunting (3) , Wildlife viewing (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Avid adventurer (3) , Casual/ recreational (2)

Canon 10x42 L IS Features

  • Canon's first waterproof IS Binocular.
  • High performance L Lens with 2 Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) elements on each side.
  • Doublet Field Flattener Lenses for sharp, distortion-free images edge-to-edge.
  • Bright field-of-view from a 4.2mm exit pupil diameter, the largest of any Canon IS Binocular.
  • Wide angle rating from an apparent angle-of-view of 65°.
  • One touch IS usage.
  • Body components feature metallic coating to prevent fogging.
  • Distinctive, easy grip design.

Canon 10x42 L IS Specifications

Type of Prism Porro II Prism
Magnification: 10x
Objective lens effective diameter: 42mm
Focusing method:
Manual focusing by turning the focusing ring
Objective Lens Construction: 4 elements in 3 groups
(including protective glass, UD Lens)
Eyepiece Lens Construction: 7 elements in 5 groups
Real Angular Field of View 6.5 degrees
Apparent field-of-view: 65°
Field of View at 1000 Yards n/a
Exit Pupil 4.2 mm
Eye Relief 16mm
Eye Width Adjustment Range 57mm to 75mm
Close Focus Distance (ft) 8.2 ft./2.5m
Waterproof / Fogproof Yes / Yes
Dimensions 5.4" x 6.9" x 3.4"/ 137 x 175.8 x 85.4mm
Weight 2.3 lbs./1030g (excluding batteries)
Power source 2 x AA Batteries
Special Features
Dioptric correction ±3 diopters
Waterproof Image Stabilizer
Correction angle ±0.8°
Doublet Field-Flattener lens
Metallic Coating on Body Components prevent fogging
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