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THE KITE OPTICS REVOLUTION IS HERE. Kite Optics innovative STABILIZED binoculars redefine quality and accuracy. AFFORDABLE WITHOUT COMPROMISE!

From $1,014 - $1,304

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Kite Optics Core Features
And Benefits

Revolutionary APC stabilization system that allows stable viewing from moving vehicles, boats, aircraft and other unstable platforms. That's about 15' of correction from 100 yards away.

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Gyro Stabilized Image

2°-3° Correction Angle* eliminates bounce from your vehicle

Rain / Weatherproof

IPX 6/7 waterproof rating* with nitrogen gas filled anti-fog glass

LIGHT & COMPACT

The lightest and smallest >40mm stabilized binocular ever made

36-120 hour battery* (AA)

Instantly turns on and off when brought to and away from your eyes

*See specifications table below for your exact model.

When you absolutely need a clear image...

Trust Kite Optics pro/military grade stabilization system that allows stable viewing from driving vehicles, boats, aircraft and other unstable platforms.

In other words, if you were on a rescue ship watching a distressed vessel (or man over board) in 15' seas bouncing up and down from 100 yards away, he would appear perfectly still in our binoculars, 6x better than our best competitor.

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Auto On/Off

The stabilized binoculars are equipped with KITE’s APC system (angle power control). Without having to switch the button, it will put the stabilizing electronics to sleep mode when the instrument is in rest position (hanging from the neck) , and automatically activate the unit when you start observing again. This results in a huge increase of battery life and comfort of use.

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Up to 120 Hour Battery Life

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36-120 HOUR BATTERY LIFE WITH APC POWER SAVING
The APC 42 binocular has 2 battery boxes. Each battery box holds 2 standard AA batteries. One battery box contains 2 functional AA batteries that will run for 60 hours. The other box contains 2 spare AA batteries. After the first 60 hours, simply switch be batteries and continue for another 60 hours. Intelligent features such as the KITE APC system (angle power control) will put the stabilizing electronics in sleep mode when the instrument is in rest position (hanging from the neck) , and automatically activate the unit when you start observing again. This results in a huge increase of battery life and usage comfort. And regardless of its position (rest or active), after 90 minutes the instrument will automatically switch off for energy saving.

2°-3° CORRECTION ANGLE

The stabilization capacity of the APC goes beyond the suppression of image vibrations caused by wind or hand trembling. Its stabilization capacity is 2x to 3x larger than that of other consumer stabilizers binoculars. APC stabilized binoculars have a military grade capacity stabilization system that allows stable viewing from driving vehicles, boats, aircrafts and other unstable platforms.

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WATERPROOF AND GAS FILLED.

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The APC is fully waterproof. The optical system and electronics are sealed to result in an IPX 6/7 waterproof rating. It can handle any kind of rain shower and can even be submerged to 1 meter depth for a maximum of 30 minutes. The system is nitrogen gas filled, to prevent internal fogging.

NO LOOSE ENDS

The STABILIZED APC PM 42 has a shock absorbing silicone armoring, that allows attaching of every loose part such the battery covers or lens protection covers. The durable rubber fold down eyecup allows comfortable viewing and minimizes lateral light entry.

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EXTREMELY LIGHT AND COMPACT

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The instrument is lighter than most conventional binoculars. The innovative stabilization system and optical system are engineered so that the STABILIZED (APC PM 42) is the lightest and smallest sized >40mm stabilizer binocular ever made.

COLOR, SIZE AND APPLICATION
OPTIONS AVAILABLE

10x, 12x or 16x power. 30mm or 42mm lens diameter for maximum image quality. Standard or Pro/Marine quality. And three colors: Black, Marine Blue or Sage Green.

Specifications

Standard Grade 30mm

10×30 12×30
Magnification 10x 12x
Objective lens diameter (mm) 30 30
Exit pupil (mm) 3 2.5
Min. close focus (m) 2.6 2.6
Field of view (m/1000m) 96 91
Field of view (degrees) 5.5 5.2
eye relief (mm) 17 17
interpupillary distance (mm) 74-54 74-54
Height (mm) 165 165
max width (mm) 133 133
min width folded (mm) 113 113
Weight (g) 615 620
Twilight factor 17.3 19
dioptric compensation (+/-) 3 3
waterproof IPX 6 IPX 6
gas filled no no
functional temperature -10°C / 50°C -10°C / 50°C
light transmisson (%) 86 84
warranty (years)* 30 30
* warranty electronics (years) 2 2
stabilisation correction angle (degrees) 3 3
battery life (hours) 36 36
angle power control (APC) yes yes
sleep timer (minutes) yes (90) yes (90)
low battery indicator yes yes
batteries (not included) 2x AA 2x AA

Standard Grade 42mm

12×42 16×42
Magnification 12x 16x
Objective lens diameter (mm) 42 42
Exit pupil (mm) 3.5 2.62
Min. close focus (m) 4 4
Field of view (m/1000m) 67 68
Field of view (degrees) 3.85 3.9
eye relief (mm) 17 14
interpupillary distance (mm) 74-54 74-54
Height (mm) 184 184
max width (mm) 128 128
min width folded (mm) 128 128
Weight (g) 720 (no battery) 735 (no battery)
Twilight factor 22.4 25.9
dioptric compensation (+/-) 3 3
waterproof IPX7 IPX7
gas filled yes yes
functional temperature -20°C / 55°C -20°C / 55°C
light transmisson (%) NC NC
warranty (years)* 30 30
* warranty electronics (years) 2 2
stabilisation correction angle (degrees) 2 2
battery life (hours) 120 (including use of the internal spare battery) 120 (including use of the internal spare battery)
angle power control (APC) yes yes
sleep timer (minutes) yes (90) yes (90)
low battery indicator yes yes
batteries (not included) 2x AA ( + 2xAA spare battery) 2x AA ( + 2xAA spare battery)

Pro/Marine 42mm

12×42 16×42
Magnification 12x 16x
Objective lens diameter (mm) 42 42
Exit pupil (mm) 3.5 2.62
Min. close focus (m) 4 4
Field of view (m/1000m) 67 68
Field of view (degrees) 3.85 3.9
eye relief (mm) 17 14
interpupillary distance (mm) 74-54 74-54
Height (mm) 184 184
max width (mm) 128 128
min width folded (mm) 128 128
Weight (g) 825 (no battery) 825 (no battery)
Twilight factor 22.4 25.9
dioptric compensation (+/-) 3 3
waterproof IPX7 IPX7
gas filled yes yes
functional temperature -20°C / 55°C -20°C / 55°C
light transmisson (%) NC NC
warranty (years)* 10 10
* warranty electronics (years) 2 2
stabilisation correction angle (degrees) 2 2
battery life (hours) 120 (including use of the internal spare battery) 120 (including use of the internal spare battery)
angle power control (APC) yes yes
sleep timer (minutes) yes (90) yes (90)
low battery indicator yes yes
batteries (not included) 2x AA ( + 2xAA spare battery) 2x AA ( + 2xAA spare battery)

About Us

OmegaBrandess presents KITE Optics located in Jabbeke, Belgium near the historical city Bruges. from this location they ship instruments to professional institutions, universities, nature reserves and specialist stores in over 20 countries. Although the actual production of the instrument takes place mostly at KITE's production facility in Japan, here in Jabbeke every single instrument undergoes its final finishings and meets the strictest quality control before leaving to OmegaBrandess in Bartlett, IL USA. Whenever your optics would need servicing, they will return here for the needed care and repair.

OmegaBrandess is one of the most distinguished photography equipment distributors in North America.

The history of OmegaBrandess starts all the way back in 1935 when three brothers, Fred, Rudolph, and Alfred Simmon produced a domestic enlarger for the 35mm camera format. In 1936, they chose the Greek letter ‘Omega’ as their trademark and registered it with the US Patent Office. Over the years, they adapted to the market and came out with several different enlargers.

Today, OmegaBrandess Distribution continues to expand by adding new, exclusive lines and seeking out select opportunities that will fuel the company’s growth into the coming years.

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1268 Humbracht Circle
Bartlett, IL 60103-1631

(410) 374-3250
630-830-2525
customerservice@omegabrandess.com

OmegaBrandess, Since 1935

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