The best KITE monocular, and also one of the very best worldwide. The instrument comes in 8x42 and 10x42 and is specially designed for people who cope with poor vision in one eye and litteraly only need half a binocular. The MONO ED features similar characteristics as the Kite roof prism binoculars, both optically and mechanically. The instrument provides a large field of view, super close focus, a twist up eyecup and best grip focus wheel. In result of the ED lens system and our latest coating techniques, the sharpness and clarity of the image are outstanding.
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Ideaal om mee te nemen tijdens trektochten. Dankzij het hoog schemergetal en het het groot gezichtsveld is deze uiterst geschikt om in het duister van de ontwakende ochtend of de vallende avond, dieren te observeren. Robuuste uitvoering. Waterdicht ! Een echt volwaardig alternatief voor iemand die een geen topverrekijker kan meenemen (te groot, te zwaar, ...).
Having previously purchased some Lynx HD binoculars (which continue to be superb after a number of years!) I decided to add to my kit with a Mono HD. I had a number of reasons for this. Firstly, I wanted an optic that I could simply slip into a pocket for taking to watch sport and music concerts, secondly, I wanted something I could easily take out with me on a kayak for spotting that did not cause obstruction while wearing a life vest and thirdly I wanted an additional optic to keep handy next to my kitchen window for instant spotting! After much debate I took the 10x Mono HD. After 7 months of use I can safely say this is a fantastic piece of kit. It is compact but still has a sturdy feel in the hand. It's ergonomical focus is well balanced between being pronouned but precise, and it has satisfied all of my stated needs, often becoming the kit I reach for to take with me on any excursion! I have gone to many sporting events and indoor and outdoor musical performances and have been able to pop the mono in my jacket pocket, reach in for it when needed, spot and focus quickly and sharply. It is also lightweight enough for me to have accurately digiscoped freehand with some great results in amongst a busy rock music crowd! I've taken it out in dusk light spotting wildlife by boat and can attest that the scope is indeed waterproof and also excellent in low light. A great piece of kit and highly recommended for anyone looking for something with similar needs to mine or for a lightweight pocketable scope.
Never having owned a monocular my purchase of the Mon ED 10 x 42 was rather speculative. However, any concerns I might have had were groundless. The unit far exceeds the claims made by KITE about the sharpness and clarity of the image and the brilliance of the colour rendition. As an added bonus it’s also eminently portable. However, unlike binoculars adjusting the focus ring ‘on the fly’ does require a little practice.
The service from "SIGHTS OF NATURE BVBA”
" in Brugge Belgium was top.
Just before our departure to Uganda in 2 days we received this
It’s a solid piece of equipement.
If there would be a better handgrip we would like it even more.
- The rubber cap on the small lens we could attach with the hand ropen.
- The front rubber protection cap we lost az couple of times.
- If there would be a way to hang as well the pocket as the monocular
also around the neck.
Kite was strongly advised to us by an experience user.
We will advise everyone else to do the same.
Optique de bonne qualité mais les deux caches de protection sont indignes de cette optique. Le frontal est trop grand et ne tient pas sur le fût du monoculaire et l'autre n'est rattaché à rien ?!
Vraiment dommage de bâcler la finition de ces 2 petits éléments de protection très importants.