Rated 5 out of 5 by CBontheEVO Optics are Extremely Clear
Bought these in the Freeport store last year. Comparing them to a number of other Nikons, all were good, but these were the brightest with most clear optics. I didn't compare them to the Swarovski binoculars, but at twice the price of the Nikons, I'm not sure how you could really justify them when the NIkon Monarch 7's are this good. I've used them a number of times in the field and on trips and been very happy with the purchase.
February 22, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Charlestonian Used for birding
I have had these for two months now. I compared them to the high end binoculars in the store and saw very little difference. These had better hand feel and field of view than those. The clarity and definition with these is exceptional. I really can not find fault with these.
I hope LL Bean does not mind if I add something. If you are a birder and are looking for new shoes for birding I highly recommend their Mountain Treads.
March 6, 2014