Nikon ACULON A211 8×42 Binoculars Review

Nikon ACULON A211 8×42 BinocularsThe ACULON A211 binocular is an ergonomically designed product that comes in traditional black or camouflage styles.

They are affordably priced yet deliver a high quality in higher middle range magnification options.

The compact design makes them lightweight and easy to carry to any type of event or outing.


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This is a versatile all-weather product that is performs well in rugged and unfriendly environments or less volatile spectator events.

For those who prefer a slightly higher magnification, the ACULON A211 delivers. Color, contrast and brightness are defined to provide a clear and crisp
detailed view of distant images or landscapes.

They are designed to be comfortable for use with accessories (not included) to enhance the safety and ease of use.

The addition of adjustable carrying straps (not included), to prevent losing the binoculars or dropping them when walking or performing other activities is
recommended to enhance performance.

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By adjusting the straps, the binoculars can be carried in a comfortable position that provides for fast and easy access for immediate use.

They are also resistant to weather conditions such as heat, cold, rain, snow and the effects of being dropped into a water source.

The protective case protects the lenses from becoming covered in dust or scratched by dust, dirt or other particles found in the outdoors.

Nikon Aculon A211 Binoculars Specifications

Nikon Aculon A211 8x42Nikon Aculon A211 10x42Nikon Aculon A211 10x50



Lens Coating

Fully Multi-CoatedFully Multi-CoatedFully Multi-Coated

Field of View

420 ft.314 ft.341 ft.

Close Focus

16.4 ft.16.4 ft.23 ft.

Eye Relief



26.8 oz26.8 oz31.7 oz


4.13 x 4.13 x 8.07 inches 4.13 x 4.13 x 8.1 inches4.25 x 4.25 x 8.6 inches


Main Usage

Nikon ACULON A211 8×42 BinocularsThe Nikon ACULON A211 is designed for use in a broad assortment of different settings.

Their rugged design makes them durable enough to hold up under the different environmental conditions encountered by hunters.

Special anti-fog coating on the lenses makes them excellent for spotting animals in the wild from a distance in conditions with changing temperatures and humidity levels.

Identifying game is more precise through the magnification features of these binoculars.

These Nikon binoculars are a good choice for marine viewing due to its waterproof design. Sea air contains compounds that are corrosive and can be cause

The multiple layers of protective and enhancing coating on the lenses provide a protective barrier against these conditions.

The size of these binoculars is in the mid-range and they are super lightweight.

This makes them easier for sports spectators to carry without the inconvenience of excess weight or bulkiness. The ergonomic design makes them more comfortable to hold or carry.

The adjustable focus options allow for a broader viewing area of the playing field so important plays are not missed because of short viewing range.

Birdwatchers can see enlarged images that include more enhanced details with bright colors and excellent magnification of small birds.

The large field of view is helpful when tracking birds which are in flight or on the move.

Glass and Lenses

Nikon ACULON A211 8×42 BinocularsThe Nikon ACULON A211 glass and lenses have a unique design that sets them apart.

They are made with a spherical eco glass which is coated with a specialized treatment that enhances the viewing experience.

They perform well in most lighting conditions from muted light to very bright light.

The product is crafted with Aspherical eyepiece lenses which provides for a flat viewing field. Brightness is enhanced by a multi-coating of the lenses.

Nikon uses Eco-glass which provides multiple benefits. It is free of arsenic and lead for environmental friendliness, it is lightweight and it provides clarity
and precision in viewing.


Nikon ACULON A211 8×42 BinocularsThese Nikon Binoculars makes it easy to see distant objects or landscapes with 8X magnification and 42mm objectives.

This magnification strength is ideal for viewers who want the benefits of a larger image without being overpowered by the 10X image sizes.

The magnification strength of 8X provides a level that increased slightly over the mid-ranged magnification options while returning a clear and undistorted image.

This product is ideal for spotting large game or birds in the field. The real angular field of view is valued at 8 degrees.

The apparent field of view is at 58.4 degrees with the Field of View at 1000 yards at 420 feet with a close focus distance of 16.4 feet.

Image Quality

Innovations in advanced optic technology are combined to produce a high quality image.

Enhanced image quality is achieved through the use of special lens design and a multi-coating treatment of the surface.

Further enhanced with BaK4 Porro prism systems, the colors are represented in true form with less distortion.

The combination of these systems delivers a high quality image in a variety of diverse lighting conditions from low to bright lighting.

The smooth central focus knob is easy to use and allows for adjustment that brings the image into a crystal clear and sharp focus.

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Eye Relief

Protective rubber covering makes the Nikon ACULON A211 comfortable for the eye area during use.

The eye relief is 12mm which makes it a good fit for most average sized users.

In order to obtain a fuller field of view, the turn and slide rubber eyecups offer the convenience of ease of use with materials that are comfortable against the skin.

Nikon ACULON A211 8×42 BinocularsPros

The Nikon ACULON A211 offers high quality image delivery for a reasonable price. They are lightweight with ergonomic features that make them easy to hold
and comfortable to use.

The magnification is excellent without being overwhelming. They are built well to hold up under rugged conditions and still function with excellence.

Hand shaking is reduced by the shaping of the hand grip.


The inclusion of adjustable straps would make this product a better deal.

Although the center image is sharp and bright, some users report that they experience burring and image distortion around the edges.

The peripheral blurring can detract from the overall quality of the viewing experience.


The Nikon ACULON A211 Binocular provides a moderately high degree of magnification for those who prefer the larger image without being overwhelmed by the

The image quality is clear and sharp with a decent representation of color accuracy of the central image.

Some users experience peripheral blurring and distortion around the edges and believe that the product could be improved by addressing this issue and including an adjustable strap.

Overall, this product is good for most viewing uses and the all-weather design makes them useful for any type of outdoor use.

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Nikon ACULON A211 Binoculars Review
High quality image delivery for a reasonable price!!
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The Nikon ACULON A211 Binocular provides a moderately high degree of magnification for those who prefer the larger image without being overwhelmed by the size.  

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