Predator 10x42

Steiner Predator 10x42 Binocular

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  • Steiner Predator 10x42 Binocular
  • Steiner Predator 10x42 Binocular



An all-around favorite. Versatile enough for western big game hunters or eastern whitetail hunters

The Predator Series was made for hunters who demand all-around capability in their optics - mobility without weight, ease of use and bright picture in any light. With its lightweight roof prism design, game-revealing CAT™ (color adjusted transmission) coatings and excellent low-light performance, this is the perfect choice for turkey hunters, bowhunters, black powder enthusiasts and anyone who hunts the early season or in heavy cover.

  • Magnification 10x
  • Weight 26.5 oz
  • Width 4.9
  • Height 6.9
  • Item no. 2444

 

MSRP: 
$459.99

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Product Features: 

CAT™ Color Adjusted Transmission

amplifies contrast in the peak human vision sensitivity range, to spot game in any environment.

 

Optimized Light Transmission

with latest generation advances in low light performance and brighter images and up to 3-4% better light transmission.

 

Lightweight Roof Prism Design

has less bulk to fit in your pack and stay out of the way while hunting

 

Fast-Close-Focus™

central focusing wheel requires minimal rotation for quick, absolute sharpness from close up to infinity.

 

Makrolon® housing

is durable polycarbonate with NBR Long Life rubber armoring, creating a lightweight, rugged chassis that withstands 11 Gs of impact. Impervious to harsh conditions for generations of trusted use.

 

N2 injection™ system

seals 14-psi pressurized dry nitrogen into the optic, for fogproof clarity in any condition - from artic cold to desert heat.

 

ClicLoc® system

attaches and releases neck strap or harness instantly with push button ease and designed so binoculars hang straight and action-ready

SPECIFICATIONS

Item No.MagnificationObjective LensField of ViewSpecial Feature
244410x42 mm316 High Contrast CAT™BUY NOW
Field of View316
Objective Lens42 mm
Focus SystemFast-Close-Focus™
Optics SystemsHigh Contrast CAT™
Close Focus13
Exit Pupil4.2 mm
Luminosity17.6
Twilight Factor20.5
EyecupsErgonomic
Rubber ArmoringNBR Long Life
WaterproofSubmersion to 3 ft
Weight28.2 oz
Dimension (HxWxL)6.9 x 4.9 x2.6
Neck StrapNeoprene
Neck Strap AttachmentClicLoc®
Special FeaturesHigh Contrast CAT™
WarrantyHeritage™ Warranty
Objective CoverYes
Rain Protection CapYes
Carry CaseYes

Predator 10x42 is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 62.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Bang For Buck I didn't want to spend thousands on a great pair of binocs so I bought the Predator 10x42 ($400) model. After weeks of tightening the noose on a 4 1/2 year old swamp buck, he finally made a mistake. While slipping around the edge of his bedroom in thick cedars, I saw a slight movement that I thought was a squirrel - my Steiner's allowed me to focus quickly on what was a tiny bit of his G-2 - at 10 yards no less. That information was priceless as I waited until he gave me a shot at about 17 steps. Much thanks to Jeff at Jay's Sporting Goods for helping me decide on the Steiner's.
Date published: 2014-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from absolute favorite binos ever i bought my steiner optics last year and first weekend of hunting they fell off my 4 wheeler and my friend ran them over and broke them in half i almost cried spent alot of money on them and i was just devistaded all weekend. i came home called in to the warranty department and just to see if there was anything they could do and i could not beleive that the guy said to just send them in and they would get them taken care of, and it would be about 4 to 6 weeks to get back. i mailed them in and beleive it or not i just received a brand new pair at no cost and they had them to me in 10 days from when i mailed them off i will never buy any othger brand again love these binos and there warranty, thank you guys and you have made my day
Date published: 2014-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought my 10x42 stein eras about six years ago in South Africa (so the price was a little inflated) and have used them consistently since. They have been lugged around everywhere,experiencing bumps and knocks and getting dusty and dirty. They have never been anything but wonderful. Often, when being passed back from a friend using them(usually to see an interesting bird) they are accompanied by a comment that " these are great glasses" a feature that is not appreciated is that the eye cups not only keep out light but also act as a steady post against the face. I would only ever buy steiners again when these ever give up!
Date published: 2015-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Predator 10x42 I bought these a couple of months ago and haven't really had a chance to test them in the field. I'm a big hunter and the Predators are suppose to make it easier to pull the animals out of the surrounding terrain. I have looked through them and the optics are very crystal clear and stand up to any of my more expensive , which are all German optics by the way. They are compact and light weight which is a big plus, because hunting in Arizona is mainly spot and stock we don't sit in tree stands all that much. A lot of hiking and glassing. I can't wait until this fall when hunting season opens again and I can put these guys to the test.
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 10x42 predator After much research I finally decided to buy Steiner 10x42 Predator field glasses, and I wasn't disappointed the clarity is incredible, compact and easy to carry in the field. If you want the most bang for your buck these are for you, in my comparison to other brands that cost at least twice as much(sometimes like three times as much) these glasses do more than just hold there own. Highly recommended, makes me wonder how good Steiner optics are when you buy a more expensive pair. The only complaint is the strap and the ClicLoc system doesn't allow you to use your old harness or your homemade strap, but I'm sure I'll figure something out.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hands Down Best Optic on the market Purchased for Hunting and they have not let me down, clarity edge to edge is superb. When used in Montana on an Elk hunt my hunting partner from Helena and I where judging Bulls, he made a comment that the Bull bedded down was better than the other bull standing in the Timber, after letting him use my predators to see the difference he stopped bragging about his glasses and was awe struck by the clarity of this optic and how well the Elk in the timber was defined... These glasses out preformed every other optic in camp... I'm buying their 2 x 10 x 42 rifle scope today for my 280 Ackley...
Date published: 2016-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from After comparing this bino and a Zeiss in the store I felt like this one was the better value. I just got back from an antelope hunt and used them extensively glassing. They were awesome! The clarity of them was excellent in bright light as well as low light. I would recommend them to all of my hunting buddies.
Date published: 2014-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect All I can say is they are perfect. The clarity is phenomenal, the field of view surpasses anything else I've tried and they feel great in your hands. The focus adjustment is really sensitive, which I really like. The eye cups cut out any external light and let you concentrate on what you are focusing on. In general just a fantastic pair of binoculars.
Date published: 2014-08-26
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Do these binos use ED glass. Are you using bak4 prisms? Are they dielectric and phase shift coated. I expect a bino in this price range to be, however, I can't find an answer. Your descriptions leave a lot to be desired. 

Asked by: Chris2015
No to ED Glass, Yes to BAK4 prisms, dielectric mirrors yes. Phase corrected - yes.
Answered by: TeamSteiner
Date published: 2015-11-30

I bought a pair on sale from Bass Pro Shops, Predator Pro, it doesn't come with the eye cups and seems smaller overall! Is this a different BPS only binocular?

Asked by: Bow hunter
The Predator Pro is an older model, with similar performance, but some minor cosmetic differences, including the lack of winged eyecups.
Answered by: SteinerOptics3
Date published: 2016-12-28

Are the Predator Pros manufactured and assembled in Germany.  Are any of the parts made in China or the Asian market.

Asked by: AZ Hunter
We import all of the Steiner binoculars from Germany.
Answered by: Steiner Optics JL
Date published: 2016-10-21

What is the nearest distance at which the predator 10x42 can focus on an object?

Asked by: sharon
Close focus is 6.5 feet.
Answered by: TeamSteiner
Date published: 2016-10-21

What s the difference in the optics between the Predator Pros and the Predators? I see the field of view is different but what are the other major differences? Coatings? Gas? Can the Predator eyecups be fitted to the Predator Pros?

Asked by: uscnoklahoma
The latest version of the Binoculars are the Predator. The Predator Pro's are optically identical, but have rounded eye cups; the Predator binoculars have the winged eye cups to block out stray light and reflection- they can not be fitted onto the Predator Pro's
Answered by: pharding
Date published: 2015-11-30

Please advise the specification differences between model 2444 and 2411. Both made in Germany? Warranty on both? Thanks

Asked by: Thomas
Item 2411 have flat eye cups, the 2444 have the winged eye cups. The armor coating is also different from one model to the other. Glass performance is similar.
Answered by: Steiner Optics JL
Date published: 2015-03-19

What Is the warranty and is it,transferable?

Asked by: Jonn
http://www.steiner-optics.com/product-warranties
Answered by: SteinerOptics3
Date published: 2016-11-17

i have an older pair of predator binoculars with the flip open covers. the covers have become loose and no longer stay put. do you have replacement covers, i do like the protection they offer

Asked by: Anonymous
Consumable repair parts such as Objective covers and eyecups can be purchased form Steinerpartsdirect.com
Answered by: SteinerOptics3
Date published: 2016-11-25
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