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Bushnell PowerView 13-1633 Binoculars

I have a pair of Bushnell binoculars and the focus on one side isn't the same as the other.Any thoughts?

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  • RLBaker Sep 08, 2008

    Although the diopter adjustment would seem to be the most likely suggestion, the problem with this perticular set of binoculars is the actual amount of magnification between left and right eyes is significantly different. Any suggestions?

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Hi - This called the diopter adjustment which compensates for small differences in focus between the left & right eyes.

See the following web page for adjusting :

http://www.birdwatching.com/optics/diopter_set.html

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