Zeiss Victory SF 8×42 Binocular


The Zeiss Victory SF 8×42 Binocular has raised the bar for ergonomics as well as performance in the field. So bright!


Magnification: 8x
Item Weight: 1.73 lbs
Objective Lens Diameter: 42mm
Field of View: 444 feet at 1000 yards
Exit Pupil Diameter: 5.3mm
Eye Relief: 18mm
Diopter Correction: +4 | 4 dpt
Light Transmission: 92
Weatherproofing: Waterproof tested to 13.46 ft of water, or 400 mbar
Operating Temperature: Tested to -22℉ and + 145℉
Close Focus: 4.9 feet
Twilight Factor: 18.3

This Zeiss Victory SF 8×42 Binocular offers a field of view of 444′ at 1000 yds., and the widest, most “natural” view. You might even swear that you’re looking through a 7x glass, it is so user friendly.

This wide-angle field of view allows you to find what you’re looking for far more quickly and reliably than ever before. Zeiss invented the Ergo Balance-Concept, a shift in center of gravity within the binoculars that makes them feel much lighter in the hand and allows for hours of fatigue-free viewing. This superior glass boasts a 92% light transmission rate and large exit pupil (over 5 mm) that allow viewing color and details in dark shadows or the dim light of dusk.

Zeiss has hit a new high with this landmark 2015 design. Jerry says simply, “Wow!” You. Must. Try. These.

The seven-lens eyepiece delivers extremely sharp detail all the way to the edges. Moderate magnification (8x), balanced weight distribution (simply genius, makes these bins feel light as a feather) and ergonomic grip make these binoculars easy to hold for hours of relaxed viewing.

Smart Focus (SF) technology in the Zeiss Victory SF 8×42 binocular enables you to respond as quickly and intuitively as if the binoculars were your seventh sense. Intuitive means more than just “simple”. More than anything, it means fast. Being able to use binoculars quickly and easily is essential in birding as you try to focus on rapidly moving objects at varying distances.

An exclusive ErgoBalance-Concept takes a considerable amount of weight off the hands, as well as neck and shoulders

The close focus range of 4.9′ allows you to focus on close birds and butterflies confidently and without hesitation – even in thick vegetation. Once you’ve tried the Victory SF, it’ll be hard to use anything else.

Waterpoof tested to 13.6 feet, these will stand up to tropical weather. Durability and excellent production quality are requirements for all Zeiss Sports Optics products – standard features, not extras. This means that you can enjoy many, many years of nature experiences first hand, even in the toughest conditions.


Weight: 27.69 oz. (1.73 lbs)

Dimensions: 6.8″ x 4.9″

Comes with a rigid case, pictured, perfect for travel.

Additional information

Weight 3.6 lbs
Dimensions 10.3 × 8 × 6.7 in