Canon 10x42 L IS USM Waterproof Binocular

by Canon
Canon 10x42 L IS USM Waterproof Binocular
The 10 x 42 L IS WP is the first waterproof binocular to incorporate Canon's exclusive image stabilizer technology for steady, shake-free viewing. The high quality L series optics, featuring 2 ultra-low Dispersion (UD) lens elements (on each side), deliver excellent correction for chromatic aberration. With a large lens diameter and a 4.2 millimeter exit pupil diameter, this binocular provides an exceptionally bright view, even in low-light conditions. The 10 x 42 L IS WP binocular offers both the desired brightness and excellent waterproof capabilities, making it ideal for a host of activities including marine use, stargazing and wildlife observation.


High performance L Lens with 2 Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) elements on each side.

Doublet Field Flattener Lenses for sharp, distortion-free images edge-to-edge.

Bright field-of-view from a 4.2mm exit pupil diameter, the largest of any Canon IS Binocular.

Wide angle rating from an apparent angle-of-view of 65

Helicoid-type twist-up eyecups

"L" Series optics with four elements of Ultra-Low Dispersion (UD)

Runs on ubiquitous "AA" batteries

Excellent close focusing capacity

Includes Canon's superior 3-year warranty

Interpupillary distance adjustment range of ~57-75 mm

+/-3 Dioptric correction

Accepts 52mm screw-in filters, lens caps, and lens hoods


Prism Type - Porro
Magnification - 10x
Objective Lens Diameter - 42 mm
Angle of View - 6.5 degrees
Field-of-View - 341' @ 1000 yd / 113 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance - 8.2' / 2.50 m
Exit Pupil Diameter - 4.2 mm
Eye Relief - 16 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment - 57 - 75mm / 2.24 - 2.95"
Dioptric Correction - Not Specified By Manufacturer
Focus Type - Center
Tripod Socket - Built-in
Weatherproofing - Water and fogproof

In the Box

Box Contents -
Padded Case w/ Strap
Neoprene Strap
Eyepiece Rainguard
1-Piece Push-On Objectives Cap
Two 1.5-Volt "AA" Alkaline Batteries