Optical excellence since 1954
From the invention of the original spotting scope in the 1950s, every decade has seen Japanese optics manufacturer, Kowa continue to innovate in the world of optical design & technology.
This legacy continues today with the reinvention of the popular Kowa BD Binocular series. Introducing the BDII-XD. A range of enhanced optics at the forefront of imaging excellence utilising Kowa’s premium XD lenses.
Binoculars that benefit from decades of Kowa optical advancements and the philosophy behind the BDII-XD is simple:
Affordable without compromise
A binocular that can be enjoyed by the many, whilst still delivering exceptional image resolution, rugged build quality, superior engineering and comfortable operation.
No ordinary ED lens
As with many binocular brands, the BDII-XD series feature ED (Extra low dispersion) glass to improve optical performance, but the story does not end there.
ED glass is manufactured in a variety of quality grades.
Every BDII-XD model features Kowa’s environmentally friendly, legendary XD objective lenses. This high resolution ED glass contains large amounts of the mineral fluorite crystal – the best material available today for light transmission ensuring an image with edge to edge sharpness and virtually zero chromatic aberration
The result: a simply stunning view of the natural world
Kowa lens coating technology developed over decades, further enhance the light transmission properties of all lenses and Kowa’s unique KR coating repels dirt and fluid.
Enjoy sharp images with natural colour, high contrast and incredible detail, from dawn through to dusk.