Are Swarovski SLC discontinued?
Swarovski has recently discontinued their well known x42 SLC binoculars, with the last units dispatched in December 2020, see posts #6 and 8 at: https://www.birdforum.net/threads/gpo-passion-10×56.402828/#post-4127478 In contrast, Swarovski does continue to offer the larger x56 SLC models, and…
What is the difference between Swarovski SLC and El?
The SLCs are brighter in the twilight hours than the EL’s but more importantly seem to have more contrast. The EL’s coatings are aimed at clarity and true color. This can make the EL’s seem crisper in normal light conditions simply because there is more contrast in similar colors.
What does Swarovski SLC mean?
slim, light, compact
SLC (which stands for “slim, light, compact”) binoculars comprise an extended product line, available in 8x and 10×56, 7x, 8x and 10×50, 8x and 10×42 and 8×30 models. All SLC binoculars are single-hinge, roof prism designs.
Where are Swarovski SLC made?
Swarovski’s culture • Swarovski is a family-run business, which makes crystal glass as well as sport optics. All its binoculars are made in Austria. The Swarovski website says the company is committed to courageous innovation and to creating objects that will last and serve for a lifetime.
What does SLC stand for in Swarovski?
SLC – Strong (or Shockproof?) Light Compact. and. SF – Smart Focus. For those interested in some history and detail of Swarovski’s naming of various models see at: https://www.birdforum.net/threads/what-are-the-german-words-for-el-slc.375599/
Are Swarovski optics worth the money?
Swarovski binoculars in general hold their value much better than most brands and this tends to take them out of the “expense” category and put them into the “investment” category for those items that provide a return over a period of time.
Are Swarovski good scopes?
This scope is very reliable and versatile making it a good option for many situations. You’ll be able to see all of the fine details so you can take your shot with maximum confidence. Swarovski scopes are excellent for many reasons and this is one of the best.
Are Swarovski scopes made in China?
Swarovski is very interconnected with its community, the whole Swarovski group. For the series, they are also all Austrian-made. Other premium manufacturers used to outsource some binoculars from China and gave them a lower price tag.
What is the difference between Z3 and Z5 Swarovski?
The differences I noticed: Of course the Z5 offers a 5x magnification range, while the Z3 offers a 3x range (thus the model names). Optically, both utilize the same optical technologies when it comes to raw glass, coatings, etc.