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Poor quality Image quality is very poor. Binoculars are OK, but not well fit to the face. Photo of a bird was so bad it was impossible to identify the image, although the binocular view was reasonable. The 10 power size is a bit too much for these small binoculars and 7 power would be more reasonable. Overall this camera/binocular is not worth owning. Help! I have a Vivitar Digital 10/25 Camera Binocular (not listed as a Magnacam). I've tried all possible variables using the operation manual and can't get a decent picture to come out. This was a Christmas gift and I'm unable to return it to a store. I would not buy it if I were looking to do so as I can't figure out how to get a decent picture. I was so looking forward to using it when we got it for Christmas...it's just what we needed...I'm very disappointed with this item. Would love some help with this issue!!!

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    Hi too am very dissappointed with these binos. One thing that I found today is that the camera does not capture the image for several seconds after the button is pushed so it needs to be held on the subject for this time lapse.

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My response to these always makes me sad. There is no way of getting good picture. These camera binoculars are neither good cameras or binoculars. They do neither well. The camera is just attached to the binoculars. What you see through the binoculars is not what the camera sees. The binoculars magnification is not the same as the lens in the camera. It is like holding a camera on top of a pair of binoculars. The camera will take a picture in the area approximate to where you are looking. Digital cameras have a sensor. The more megapixels the larger the sensor should be. Camera makers are now making compact cameras with huge megapixel capacity without increasing the sensor size. The result is worse looking pictures. Not much is different with the cameras attached to binoculars only the sensors are much worse quality than those on a stand alone digital camera.
Maybe not the solution you wanted buts its the truth. If you do want to take bird photos your best bet is a pair of binoculars on a tripod with a digital camera adaptor and camera attached. The camera adaptors that are made in China are not expensive and are copies of some of the high priced units out there. all the adaptor is is a bracket which attaches to a tripod which holds the camera to one of the binocular lenses. That way you see what the camera sees through the binoculars.

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