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ZRS HD (SUMMIT) 10x42 Waterproof Binoculars

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Regular Price: $435.00

Special Price: $260.00

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The newest ZRS HD features feather-light weight Mg alloy body design and HD resolution with enhanced brightness using state of the art dielectric prism coating. It's fully immersible waterproof and fogproof.

ZRS HD (SUMMIT) 10x42 Waterproof Binoculars

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  • New Mg-Alloy chassis with light weight design -new

  • VividBriteTM Dielectric Prism Coating for maximal brightness and neutral color-new

  • High Defintion (HD) image resolution

  • Phase-correction with BAK-4 roof prisms

  • Heavy-duty, 100% waterproof/fogproof construction: Argon charged

  • Metal alloy enforced multi-positioned twist-up eyecups

  • Diopter adjustment to fine tuning focus

  • Large smooth center focus knob Ergonomic shape for stress free use

  • Rubber armor absorbs shock

  • Fully multi-coated optics allows 99.97% light transmission at each glass/air interface

Dimension (HxW) 5.5x4.8
Weatherproofing Waterproof/Fogproof
Magnification 10x
Field of View 315ft/1000yards
Eye Relief 15.2mm
Close Focus 6 ft
Weight 22.7oz
Interpupilary distance (IPD in mm) 54-73
Carrying case Soft Carrying Case
Neckstrap Cushion Padded Deluxe Neckstrap
Ocular Lens Cover Yes
Objective Lens Covers Yes
  1. ZRS 10X42 Review by David
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    The glass offers a light, clear visual with little distortion at the edges. I find it comparable to the 'designer' binoculars my colleagues use. I feel the alignment seems slightly off. Overall, good value. (Posted on 4/25/15)

  2. All that I was told about by mates. Review by Rogerwoo
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    The first tracked mailing got lost and Zen-Ray without hesitation mailed me another via tracked delivery. All good with great service and a great product. Will shortly order 10x42 Monocular for when we travel. Less space less weight. (Posted on 4/24/15)

  3. Excellent value Review by SB
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    Used these binos on multiple hunts this year and a two month long trip to Africa. Lots of use in Africa in a variety of situations, outstanding view and easy to use for a long time. Very durable.
    Its easy to loose the eye covers and lens caps, I wish they held on better. By the time you realize they are gone its too late.
    Very bright with god clarity and sharpness. They are not Alpha glass quality but for the price...? Unbeatable! (Posted on 11/29/13)

  4. Very happy Review by Stewart M
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    After reading several good reviews of Zen-ray products on WWW.fishnhunt.co.nz , a New Zealand hunting forum , I purchased a pair of ZRS HD 10x42 binoculars . These arrived to me in Brisbane Australia very promptly and well packaged . I am very happy with the solid build quality and optical performance of these very reasonably priced binoculars and have already referred several friends to the Zen-ray website . Regards Stewart M . (Posted on 6/4/13)

  5. Excellent value for the price. Review by Tp
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    So far I'm very pleased with these binoculars. They are bright and clear and very sharp of focus. They also focus closer than any binoculars I've ever used. Very good product and well worth the cost. (Posted on 2/5/13)

  6. Very Impressive! Review by Kimberoo
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    I just received my new Summits this afternoon. It's rainy today in CA with 100% overcast. I put them head to head with my Vortex Diamondbacks 10 x 42's. The ZR's were stand out brighter with better contrast. I compared them after sunset with the cloud cover and again the ZR's were better by far at their light gathering ability, contrast and brightness. Here's the kicker, the Summits were 60.00 dollars cheaper. I only wish they had Vortex's no fault warranty but ZR's warranty is nothing to sneeze at either. I'm hoping for a long relationship with these binos...What a deal! (Posted on 11/29/12)

  7. Great Overall Review by Brandon
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    They are very clear. I love them.

    They fog up easy when its really cold but I've never had a pair of optics that didn't.

    <Editor> Comment from Zen-Ray technical team: External fogging is common for binoculars when moving from warm place to cold location. For upper end ZEN ED3 and PRIME HD binoculars, this problem is mostly eliminated with hydrophobic coating. Thank you very much for choosing our product</Editor> (Posted on 11/29/12)

  8. great binoculars Review by Pete
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    Very good binos for the price. I used mine in earnest yesterday while looking for deer in mountains close to Queenstown. No luck with the deer but my hunting partner would not use his more expensive binos after looking through mine. The Zen Rays were that much better. Great service thanks, the ZRS's arrived in New Zealand within 10 days. (Posted on 11/28/12)

  9. Outstanding glass Review by N7XW
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    I did a lot of research on binoculars before buying these. I compared reviews and gathered as much info as I could on comparable binoculars in this price range. In the end, this was the best choice. These binoculars beat the Nikon Monarchs and the Vortex Diamondbacks. In my opinion, they are right there with glasses costing 2.5-3 times as much. For the price and quality & value you get, the Summits cannot be beat. You won't regret buying the ZRS HD Summit binoculars! (Posted on 8/7/12)

  10. Excellent value Review by Skippy
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    Products arrived as advertised (Well packaged). Very clear and bright view and the adjustments are precise yet not too heavy.

    Also purchased the cleaning pen which has worked nicely on the pair we use around the house.

    Consider offering a method of personalizing the binocs. Name, badge, colored strap, etc.. I've purchased two pair (his and hers) and that would help keep them identified between us and forstall (perhaps) sticky fingers when in the wild. (Posted on 7/24/12)

  11. excellant product for the price Review by Louie
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    I have not used these yet my trip to Alaska is in September. However looking through them in my back yard, they seem very clear and easy to use. (Posted on 7/9/12)

  12. Great glass for the price Review by Matthew
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    I have been using these glasses on day hikes and for birding. They are very clear and bright and work great for everything that I need. The low price is just a bonus, I would have been happy paying double for these binos. (Posted on 5/8/12)

  13. These binos are EXCELLENT! Review by DonnieM
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    I bought my wife a pair to use while shooting 3D archery tournaments. She liked them so much, I had to have a pair for myself. Now we have no problem seeing the 12 ring! No other binos in this price range can compete with the ZRS HD!! (Posted on 3/23/12)

  14. performed beautifully on safari in Africa Review by Alan in Toledo
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    Saw big game in the Serengeti and other nearby parks & preserves (December 4-17, 2011) and these glasses were terrific on all-day expeditions. (Posted on 1/25/12)

  15. Great Binoculars Review by Len Z
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    I ordered these and the new Bushnell 10x42 Legend Ultra HD Binoculars Rain Guard, ED Glass, to do a side by side comparison. I found both to be good but I picked the Zen-Ray because I felt it was more comfortable in my hands, the view was a bit sharper, clearer and the view was lighter. So far, I love them. i have used them on the pistol range and can clearly see the wholes on a small target @ 75 yds made with a .22 LR.

    I sent the Bushnell's back (Posted on 1/4/12)

  16. Excellent Optics Review by Skeet
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    Purchased for my wife to use while bird watching. We are both ecstatic with the sharpness of the image and the colors transmitted through the lenses. Would recommend them to anyone, regardless of price. (Posted on 12/30/11)

  17. Excellent optics at a great prive & Value Review by Mike
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    I appreciate the clarity and focus ability. I recently had Lasik surgery and have had trouble using binoculars until I tried your product. The clarity is very noticeable and I really like the extendable eye pieces. Very Good Product!! (Posted on 12/30/11)

  18. Outstanding Product! Review by Brent
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    I've had a few pair of binoculars in the past, but nothing I've spent a great deal of money on. I was looking for a pair of binos under a budget of $500 that would have great quality. A few of my coworkers had these and I was able to try them out, and was amazed at the clarity and quality of the item, and for a price less then half of what I what I was willing to spend. I'm very impressed with these binos and highly recommend them to anyone looking for a quality product at an affordable price. Thanks Zen-Ray! (Posted on 10/18/11)

  19. excellent product at an affordable price Review by Alan
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    a major step up from lesser binoculars. much sharper image in a beautifully engineered package. (Posted on 10/17/11)

  20. Excellent Value Review by Pueblo
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    I used these on a recent deer hunt in the Mojave desert. Heat waves and other distortions were minimal, it was very relaxing to look through these glasses for hours. Very sharp, best optics I can recall owning.

    On the down side the the rubber cover on the right side twist up cup came unglued in the first hour of use and the lens covers fell off and were lost that same day. Seems like the important optics are handled well while the packaging is an after thought. (Posted on 8/31/11)

  21. Unbeatable for the price Review by Frank
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    I got the Summit ZRS 10x42 a few days ago. I am very happy with this pair. Now, if you spend hours and hours every day peering through binoculars as part of your job, as a birder, or just because your are plain crazy and you like to do that, I am not saying these are the best you can get. I don't know, but I don't see any reason to pay a couple of thousand dollars for something that's perhaps 10-20% better quality. For my use, as an occasional traveler and bird-watcher, I am happy with these. The only reason I did not give them a rating of five for quality is because I think nothing is perfect and there is always room for improvement.
    The only con I have is that the rubber covering the eyecups comes off easily and the focus knob is a little too sensitive so if you just touch it unintentionally it moves and you have to refocus. I can certainly live with that though if the alternative is to pay four to ten times the price.
    I found out about Zen Ray by reading reviews of other binoculars on Amazon.com and two reviewers mentioned these with praise. I am glad I read those reviews and bought the Zen Ray. (Posted on 8/1/11)

  22. Absolutely Amazed Review by MarineSTC
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    I ordered these the ZRS 10x42 for an upcoming Montana hunt and to use for 3D archery. These Bino’s are compact, which makes for an easy day to carry them on the range. I was blown away with the clarity of these bino’s compared to other well known brands that I have used in the past. I ended up spending more time showing them to other people I shot with to show how great they are. Before the end of the first 3D shoot I took them on everyone in my group was using them to look at the targets. I am highly impressed with the clarity and the craftsmanship of the Zen-Ray bino’s. This will be the only brand I will carry from now on. For the money you can’t get a better set of glasses.
    Thanks
    Zen-Ray
    (Posted on 6/23/11)

  23. Glassing the Summits Review by Aaron in Idaho
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    I first realized the fantastic value of my Summits while on an NM mule deer hunt last year. My hunting partner and I were sitting side by side glassing. I spotted two bucks a long ways off and my buddy could not find them through his glass. I gave him my summits and he instantly found them. After that hunt he got wise and purchased a pair himself. Thanks Zen Ray for a great set of optics. I'm a Zen Ray fan and will be looking to purchase the ED2's and give the summits to my boys when they are ready to hunt themselves. (Posted on 6/9/11)

  24. Good first impression Review by Frans
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    I have just received my binoculars. I ordered it to use on a planne dtrip to ALaska. I also own a set of Nikon binocs. This particular set appears to be very good. I compared it to another well known brand (Olympus) and the difference was very noticeable in favour of ZRS HD Summit. I hope to be able to provide a better review after my trip to Alaska. I must also admit that the set feels a little heavy. (Posted on 5/29/11)

  25. Excellent Binoculars! Review by Nancy
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    Purchased these binoculars upon the recommendation of my brother-in-law! They have exceeded my expectations--very clear and fantastic for bird watching. Love them and highly recommend! Great price too! (Posted on 5/9/11)

  26. 2010 zrs 10x42 Review by bruce
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    Just got these, fast shipping. lens caps are little loose, otherwise a very above average bino. Good light gathering at dusk. I'm happy wih them (Posted on 5/7/11)

  27. Terrific Binoculars! Review by David
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    I just received my ZRS HD 10x42 Waterproof Binoculars. I bought them for an Alaskan Cruise upcoming this summer. The clarity and light gathering is awesome. There is almost a sense of 3D. I was concerned they may be large and heavy, but am pleased that they are neither. I may have to buy another pair for my wife!
    These are easily the best binoculars for the price I have found. (Posted on 4/27/11)

  28. excellent value Review by Onemorebird
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    Got the binoculars after my Nikon Monarch was broken. Turns out to be a huge step forward for performance. Very pleased with the performance and service, (Posted on 4/20/11)

  29. Great value Review by First time buyer
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    This is the first pair of quality binoculars I have baught. I can't believe what a difference they make. These are well worth the money. (Posted on 3/17/11)

  30. Great Glass for the price! Review by Adam I.
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    I purchased a pair of 10x42 ZRS HD last August before hunting season and I've been extremely impressed with the overall quality and glass. I looked through quite a few different optics before purchasing these but nothing else really came close to the clarity and brightness at this price. I would recommend these to anyone looking for good quality optics but don't want to pay a fortune. (Posted on 3/12/11)

  31. very nice Review by Keith Woodward
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    I got this on ebay for my wife as a Christmas gift so we can take it with us for the upcoming Alaska Cruise in August. It arrived in two days after we placed our order. The optics is great (well, I am not expert in this field).. She has been taking this pair of binoculars to several places so far, even to one of the basketball games. I used it for 2 hours straight while watching our backyard birds and didn't feel strain on my eyes at all.. The weight is just right, not too heavy to get you tired. I like to play with the twist-up eyecups, turning it up and down and feel the smooth movement. It is my first pair of binoculars and didn't realize it can be so addictive when I got a good one. Highly recommended. (Posted on 3/5/11)

  32. fantastic glass for the money Review by Tim from Kansas
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    Pro: close focus, brightness with dielectric prism coating, extremely sharp resolution, compact design

    Con: none so far

    Bottom line: would highly recommend this pair to anyone who is looking for high quality binoculars (Posted on 3/2/11)

  33. awesome!!! Review by chris s.
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    Got these just a week ago & it was worth every penny. These are 100x better than my
    monarchs. Crystal clear, good fov, great low light capability who new you could have your cake and eat it too!!! Thanks so much for making such a great set of bino's. (Posted on 11/5/10)

  34. Love them! Review by Bigjakes12
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    I've had these for almost 3 years- meaning about 10 hunting trips. Absolutely awesome to use. No eyestrain, and very easy to use, even with eyeglasses. They've been bounced, dropped, wet, and covered in mud... I will continue to recomend these to everyone. (Posted on 11/2/10)

  35. serve my need well Review by Daniel Knabin
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    got this pair for our upcoming anniversary cruise in Baja Mexico. I like the build of the binoculars. Clarity is excellent. I think it will be great for our trip (Posted on 8/19/10)

  36. very nice binoculars Review by Matt Jansen
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    very nice binoculars. ordered a pair of Nikon monarch and a pair of ZRS HD. This one clearly is the winner. brightness and sharpness both blow the Monarch out of the water. thumb up! (Posted on 8/18/10)

  37. excellent binoculars Review by Rahul Samviransan
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    A friend of mine got this for us from US. It is hard to find inexpensive binoculars in India. I am extremely pleased with this pair. It is very rugged. It should last for a long, long time. Thank you, Zen-Ray for great product and great customer service
    (Posted on 8/15/10)


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