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SOURCE: Can I get a replacement eyepiece for my minox binoculars

Here is the link to Minox Repair Service with addresses and phone numbers to call for answers:

http://www.minox.com/index.php?id=4902&L=1

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Chuck them away and replace them. Seriously. Your binoculars have suffered the most common fault which occurs to all makes and models: a bent or broken eyepiece yoke assembly.

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Given that you can now buy very good quality similar or superior binoculars from Bresser and others for around £10 to £15 new any kind of repair simply makes no sense. There's nothing wrong with cheap binoculars in general, but you have a simple choice; pay a lot for top quality models which then have full after sales and spares back up or pay very little and replace them more often. Even then, the yoke assembly for a high quality brand will pay for around six to eight complete new pairs of low cost binoculars. Your call...

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The yoke which connects the eyepieces and keeps them aligned as the focus changes is damaged. If you can easily move one eyepiece back and forth with respect to the other then the yoke has broken, if not then it's bent, probably cracked and waiting to break.This is probably the most common fault on most binoculars, and it's usually uneconomic to repair.

If bent, the yoke *might* be able to be straightened, but it will be weakened and the alignment afterwards will rarely be spot-on. If broken, then the yoke must be replaced professionally but the repair often costs more than replacing the binoculars with new. The break cannot be simply glued: the contact area is too small to carry the loads it has to carry, and you also usually find that the yoke bent before breaking anyway so you then have all the same problems as you do with a bent yoke.

The fragile nature of the yoke is why binoculars must always be inserted into their case with the objective lenses facing down; this avoids shock loads on the delicate yoke assembly.

If you have a telescope and binocular repair specialist located conveniently to you then it may worth getting an estimate for repairs, but there are few these days with the skills to do so. Minolta no longer exist, so spare parts will be almost as scarce as rocking horse droppings. But if you're in the UK, then visit or phone Kay Optical for advice.

I hope that you've found my posting to be of use and in return ask only that you take a moment to rate my answer.

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