Carson minizoom five-15x17mm ultra compact and lightweight zoom binoculars for travel, hen watching, hiking, tenting, surveillance, sight-seeing, safaris, looking and outside adventures (mz-517)

(8 customer reviews)


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  • extremely-compact binocular with 5-to-15x magnification, bak-four prism, and completely lined lenses
  • completely coated lenses provide clear, undistorted view, no matter high strength and small frame size
  • 17-millimeter goal lens and 13-to-10-millimeter eye remedy; 315-to-183-foot discipline of view at 1,000 yards
  • measures four. 1 through 1. Three by way of 3. Four inches (w x h x d); 6. 4-ounce weight; includes carrying pouch, wrist strap, and lens cloth
  • consists of “no fault, no problem” warranty; info included with purchase

Availability: 845 in stock

SKU: C1111YP4Z7487 Category:

product description

the mz-517 minizoom binocular from carson optical is a powerful 5-15x magnification 17mm lens, ultra-compact unit this is light-weight and portable enough to carry nearly everywhere, in any pocket. Fully coated lenses provide a clean, undistorted view, notwithstanding the excessive power and small body size, and the binocular is ideal for wearing events, concerts, and an expansion of out of doors sports. At carson, we manufacture best the best pleasant products. We are so assured in our products that we back them with a no fault, no trouble guarantee! Within the event that your product gets broken, regardless of purpose, carson will restore or update them for a complete fee of $15. 00, which incorporates all go back shipping and managing expenses. No hidden fees! In case your product is located to have manufacturing defects in materials or workmanship, carson will restore or update your product and go back them free of rate.

8 reviews for Carson minizoom five-15x17mm ultra compact and lightweight zoom binoculars for travel, hen watching, hiking, tenting, surveillance, sight-seeing, safaris, looking and outside adventures (mz-517)

  1. The Great Gazoo

    I was looking for a compact zoom binoc with enough magnification to make them usable for a large variety of situations. The Eagle Zooms were me first choice but the price and favorable reviews of the Carson MiniZoom had me give them a try. I was quite surprised with the quality of this lower priced unit. The core of any binoc is the optics and these are very good. Eyepiece adjustment and rubber coating also good. Even comes with a protective pouch. Not hard-shell but will suffice to keep dirt out. My sole criticism is that (on my set) the zoom lever is a bit stiff. I’m hoping the lever will loosen up with usage. Still not a deal breaker at this very good price. Read more

  2. TriForHealth

    They’re great for what they are. Nice to carry along when you’re out walking or hiking – effective range is probably about 100 yards or so. Read more

  3. Geary-Henderson

    Used maybe 3 times, then the zoom lever broke off. The optics were not very good. When zoomed into 15 power you can’t see anything. Save your money. Read more

  4. kevin lyons

    They work great, definently exceeded my expectations! Has great zoom capabilities and the focusing is very east to do in a hurry. Small and compact, fits great in my Canteen Pouch on my kit. Read more

  5. Lettie

    Works well, can see great distance Read more

  6. David Thomas Reida

    I have no opinion about how these mini binoculars compare to others in it’s class. I was unaware of how small these really are. I could not get comfortable with the physical size of these binoculars and feel that unless you really know what you want these are a good candidate for local purchase so that you are comfortable with the size and features. I find Amazon a great source for many of my purchases, it just didn’t work out this time. Read more

  7. A. R. Gregory

    The optics seem fairly good for the price, though definite spherical and chromatic aberration apparent around the edge of the field. Works fine at the lowest power (5X), but the zoom function only works on the right lens! I’m assuming a got a defective unit — at least I would hope so. The objective lenses are so tiny (17mm) that at the highest power (15X), the image is so dark it’s hardly visible anyway. I checked the manufacturer’s “Warranty Procedure” notice enclosed and it says I have to return the item at my expense and even enclose a check to them for $12.00 to cover the cost of handling! This is no way to do business — unless, of course, you’re selling crappy merchandise. Read more

  8. Sammie

    Been shopping around for a mini-binoc for awhile. Infact, I purchased it “Used” but actually found nothing visually or optically blemished or defective about it for the discounted price…a bargain from the actual retail prices elsewhere! The zoom control is not user-friendly, but for me that’s a small concern compared to the focus quality and the viewing sharpness of the lens for a pocket-sized unit. Its also lightweight and can take a beating, although I wouldn’t throw it around. Really happy with my purchase! Read more

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