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Providing the widest view in the M5 series, the Nikon Monarch M5 8 x 42 binoculars make it easy to spot your subject and provide a vivid, clear view of your surroundings.




  •  8x magnification brings objects 8 times closer than they actually are
  •  Large 42 mm objectives (front lenses) gather abundant light and provide a wide field of view
  •  At 1,000 yards, the binoculars deliver a 335 ft. wide field of view so you can see more of the scene in greater detail, making it easier to locate your subject
  •  Dielectric, high-reflective, multilayer prism coating ensures superior transmittance uniformity across the visible range, resulting in brighter images and more natural colors
  •  Nikon ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass virtually eliminates common distortion, chromatic aberrations and color fringing for clear, high-resolution views in nearly any lighting
  •  Roof prisms have a phase-corrected coating applied to the prism surfaces for higher resolutions
  •  Large, smooth-spinning central focus knob allows simple, precise focus adjustment down to 8.2 ft.
  •  Comfortable high-eye point design leaves sufficient space between your brow and the eyecups for a clear field of view, even when you're wearing glasses
  •  Convenient turn-and-slide operation makes it easy to get the durable rubber eyecups right where you want them for maximum comfort and field of view
  •  Enhanced rubber-armored body provides nonslip grip and protection from bumps and bruises
  •  Binoculars are nitrogen-filled and O-ring–sealed for fog-free performance
  •  Ready for adventures of any kind, these compact, lightweight companions weigh just 1 lb. 6.2 oz.


Technical Specs

Best Use


Wildlife Viewing

Binocular Size




Lens Coating

Fully Multicoated

Added Protection

Rubber Coating

Weather Resistant






Real Angle of View

6.4 degrees

Apparent Angle of View

48.2 degrees

Field of View

335 feet

Minimum Focus

8.2 feet

Relative Brightness


Exit Pupil

5.3 millimeters

Eye Relief

19.5 millimeters


5.7 x 5.1 x 2.1 inches


1 lb. 6.4 oz.

Nikon Monarch M5 8x42 Binoculars

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