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We recently purchased a Game Winner Hunting Gear 10-30X50 Porro Prism Zoom Binocular, item #HTG9010 from Academy store. The box the binoculars came in could not be found. I am requesting a instruction manual, warranty info, and registration info. Please let me know if it is possible to obtain these items.

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Thanks for the research op ... interesting ... ok ... check link below ... http://www.holgermerlitz.de/seven8x30.html
"Jenoptem" is the name given to a civilian version of the Zeiss Jena Deltrentis 8x30 binocular of Porro prism design

Jena, Germany ... incidentally is where Carl Zeiss AG was founded (1846)

Made a leap of faith with regards to spelling "Jenoptem" vs. "Jenoptum".

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I don't think they have instructions! Just adjust the eye cups and the focus dial on the top. Here's some info I found for you.


General Specifications:



magnification factor
10
objective size
42 mm
exit pupil
4.2mm
eye relief
15.0mm
close focus
2.0m, 6.6'
angular field of view
6.3°
linear field of view
330 feet at 1000 yards
relative brightness index (RBI)
not specified
coating
silver and phase coated
prism type
BaK-4
tripod adapted
no
twilight factor
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weather protection
waterproof, fogproof, submersible to 1.5m for 3 minutes
classification
bird/nature, hiking/camping, hunting/wildlife


Physical Specifications
weight
706 g
dimensions
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color
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Additional Information
warranty
No fault lifetime Promaster warranty, Warranty information may change. Warranty information can also differ by region.
included accessories/ features
carrying strap, deluxe case

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Assuming you are focussing correctly. When binoculars are out of collimation the most usual effect is double vision as the optical axis do not line up. The only thing you can do is to take them to a binocular repairer. The problem is the cost. Proper repair need the use of a device known as a collimator and it is a laborious task to do it properly. Your binoculars do not carry a high monetary value and a proper repair will cost more than a new binocular of similar specs. Porro prism binoculars mostly have the objective lenses set further apart than the eyepieces. This holds true except for reverse porro prisms which are the other way round. Roof prisms have both the front and rear lenses inline.
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I would contact Radio Shack support (in Canada: The Source by Circuit City thesourcecc.ca ) for a replacement manual.

On a side note, how is the quality of this camera? Does it actually take pictures at full 8x optical zoom?

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