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Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular

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4.5
(8 Ratings)

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Don't miss a single detail with the Brunton MacroScope 7x40 close focus monocular. Popular with museum goers and naturalists alike, this monocular provides clear, color-true 7x magnification of subjects as close as 18 inches away. When your subject moves, simply spin the large focus wheel to track it effortlessly to the horizon. This monocular features Bak-4 prism glass and an Emerald Fired multi-coating for optimal performance. Its durable polymer shell is ergonomic and features a mount for a tripod or monopod.

What's Included

Monocular, Carrying case

Description

The Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular is the only optic of its kind, bringing to life details you would ordinarily never be able to see. Zoom in tight for a close-up view from just 18 inches away and follow your subject to infinity with the turn of the focus wheel. This model features 40mm objective lens diameter, 7x magnification, and BaK-4 prism glass with full Emerald Fire multi-coating. The twist-up eye relief system is eyeglass-compatible, and the large focus wheel makes one-handed use a breeze. Crafted from durable polymer, the frame possesses ergonomic body armor and is both tripod- and monopod-compatible. The MacroScope comes complete with carrying case and is backed by a one-year manufacturer's warranty.


Like many of Brunton's products, this monocular's uses are limited only by your imagination and resourcefulness. For instance, Macroscope is helping crime scene investigators extract details right at the sight of a crime. It's also allowing museum visitors to view from afar without damaging historic items. Naturalists have found this monocular ideal for viewing butterflies and dragonflies. It also boasts a large following from within the scientific world, as dedicated entomologists discover new species of insects. What will you use it for?


Dimensions & Specifications

Monoculars Series

Brunton Monoculars

Magnification Power

7 X Power

Brand

Brunton

Magnification

7X Power

Objective Lens Diameter

40 mm

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Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality lenses (5)
  • Strong construction (5)
  • Accurate ranging (3)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bird watching (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (4)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Easy to use / East to focus

    By Pam & Nelson

    from South Plainfield, NJ

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Ranging
    • Easy to focus
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bird Watching

      Comments about Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular:

      Easy to focus - unlike binoculars this is comfortable for use by people that wear eyeglasses or experience a tremble in their hand.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Sharp and good with glasses

      By Vince

      from Oregon

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Quality Lenses

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bird Watching
        • Hunting

        Comments about Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular:

        I wanted full size optical performance in something that would fit in my camera bag. It's goos on both counts.

        The eye relief is very generous. Even with sunglasses over my regular glasses I get nearly a full view. Very comfortable viewing with glasses.

        The sharpness and clarity is surprisingly good.
        It comes close to some of my very expensive binocs. For the money it's amazing.

        Because of the huge focal range the focus is a little touchy but it's OK. Just requires a little more care. The large knob helps.

        The close focus can be a lot of fun for looking at spiders etc. at close range. The end is threaded like a camera lens so I think you could add the right size close up lens and focus even closer... like a low power microscope.

        Anyhow, this is a very nice optic for the money.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        GREAT PRODUCT

        By AL

        from MILTON, DELAWARE

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate Ranging
        • Quality Lenses
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Astronomy
          • Bird Watching
          • Hunting
          • Security
          • Yachting

          Comments about Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular:

          I need an attachnet to screw into the tripod to hang arround my neck. The storage case should have small clips sewed on the sides to attatch another adjustable strap to carry over my neck or shoulder.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Brunton Macroscope 7x40 Close Focus

          By Fred

          from Clinton, IL

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Search Rescue

          Comments about Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular:

          The optics are made in Japan and then sealed into the macroscope framing within a nitrogen atmosphere. It has a good storage range from freezing to heating at 110 F. It also has a real nice storage case that is easy to open.

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          High quality Monocular

          By SumoFish

          from Austin, Tx

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

          • Heavier than I expected

          Best Uses

          • Fishing

          Comments about Brunton MacroScope 7x40 Close Focus Monocular:

          This monocular achieves the goal of making things that are far away look bigger, and it has excellent image quality so it is easy to examine the details of whatever object you are looking at. The focus dial can bring out the detail in an object whether it is two feet or a hundred feet away from you. The monocular can be used whether you are wearing glasses (in my case sunglasses) or using your naked eye - the extending eyepiece gives you that perfect circle instead of the weird oval.

          I intend to use the monocular for fishing for trout in New Zealand. I am certain that it will make spotting the fish and what they are feeding on a lot easier and much more stealthy. The only drawback to the monocular is that it is bigger and heavier than I imagined, and it's not going to fit very well into my vest. I would like a neckband for it so that I could carry it around like a pair of binoculars. The upshot to the weight is that it seems very sturdy (though I haven't dropped them to find out!). Overall I have found this macroscope to be of excellent quality and I am glad that I didn't go with a cheaper option.

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