Carl Zeiss 8x42 Victory Binocular T FL LT Review

Carl Zeiss 8x42
Carl Zeiss 8x42 Victory Binocular T FL LT
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Looking for the perfect birding binocular for viewing in all weather and light conditions.

The Zeiss Victory FL 8x42 Binoculars allow you to get closer to birds and other wildlife than you every considered achievable. The Zeiss 8x42 Binoculars are loaded with a range of revolutionary optical engineering breakthroughs -- with the most important being an FL Concept optical system and LotuTec lens coatings. Put together, FL Concept and LotuTec optical innovations deliver the sharpest, brightest, and most brilliant imagery you can possibly imagine. Simultaneously, the the top of the line ergonomics and flawless stability make the Carl Zeiss 8x42 Victory Binocular extremely comfortable and enjoyable to utilize for long periods of time.

Like all binoculars in the Zeiss Victory line, the 8x42's feature independently adaptable twist-up eyecups for an exceptional level of comfort. Other highlights include a quick center focusing mechanism with built-in, lockable diopter adjustments; dielectric mirror coatings for remarkable image illumination and contrast; a durable nonslip rubber casing that soaks up sounds and shock; as well as an award-winning offset hinge style and design for extraordinary transportability and handling.

FL Concept Optical System

The FL Concept combines countless Zeiss innovations and makes use of fluoride glass to take full advantage of overall performance, letting you get the maximum benefit out of each and every second you're out in the field. The result is amazingly bright, sharp, and vivid images. Zeiss Victory Binoculars offers exceptional performance in prolonged twilight and low light circumstances, as well as in inclement weather conditions. The FL Concept substantially reduces chromatic aberrations and practically eradicates irritating stray light interference, fuzzy images, and poor contrast, letting you enjoy top-of-the-line images.


LotuTec received the Gray's Best award for being the only optical procedure that enables lenses to shed water entirely. Even during the most heavy of rain storms, your lenses and binoculars will stay totally free of water and grime.

Feature Highlights

  • The perfect birdwatching binocular
  • FL Concept
  • LotuTec
  • Independently adjustable twist-up eyecups
  • Rapid center focusing mechanism
  • Durable nonslip rubber housing
  • Waterproof and fogproof
  • Lifetime warranty


  • Power: 8x42
  • Field of View: 405 ft. at 1000 yds.
  • Exit Pupil: 5.25 mm
  • Eye Relief: 16 mm
  • Dimensions: 6.34 x 5.04 in.
  • Close Focus: 6.56 ft.
  • Weight: 26.63 oz.
  • Weatherproofing: Waterproof/Nitrogen Purged
  • Prism Material: Exotic Phase-coated BaK-4
  • Coatings : Fully Multi-coated
  • Armoring: Rubber
  • Eye Cups: Twist-up with Detents
  • Design Type:Roof Prism