One scope to rule them all is how I would describe the MINOX ZP-8. Walking by their booth on SHOT Range Day, I was approached by a friendly MINOX representative who said, “Want to see a cool riflescope?” “Sure!” I responded. The MINOX representative handed me what appeared to be a low powered rifle scope. The representative told me to dial it up to 8 power, and dial it down. Cranking the scope up to 8 power, then dialing it down, I was pleasantly surprised when I dialed the reticle down to around 3 power and an illuminated red dot appeared on the reticle.
Christian Swann reviews the MINOX ZP8 for optics use in 3 gun competition.
MINOX USA introduced the ZP8 at 2015’s Shot Show as their newest tactical line of optics. MINOX is a very old and storied German optic maker and has recently acquired Optronika, the German company that engineered the 3-15×50 Scout Sniper Day Scope for the US Marine Corps. The new MINOX ZP8 1-8x24mm is the finished development of an Optronika design. I do believe you will start seeing this brand enter the US Market soon as the go-to optic for 3 Gun competition.
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Es ist ein typisch norddeutscher, stürmischer Samstagnachmittag als wir uns mit einer Handvoll Jägern in unserem Niederwildrevier treffen. Die Wildbestände sind in den letzten Jahren katastrophal eingebrochen. Der zunehmende Biotopverlust und eine immer intensivere Landwirtschaft sind in unserer Gegend wohl der Hauptgrund für den starken Rückgang bei Fasan, Hase und Co. Unsere Klüngeljagden ähneln mehr einem bewaffneten Spaziergang, als einer erfolgreichen Jagd. ....
Back in 2010, I tested and wrote a review on the previous version of the MINOX BL 8x33 binoculars. As you can see from it, my reviews have come along way since then, but even so with the scores they achieved, it is obvious that really I liked them. Indeed they went on to win the award as the best safari & travel bin later on in the same year.
To this day, those MINOX binoculars still remain one of my favorite mid-sized bins and that is why when I discovered that they had updated their BL range to include HD glass in their lenses, I just had to get my hands on the 8x33 version. I really wanted to see if they were as good in all the areas as the older version, but also if the HD lenses had perhaps even improved on them optically.
Die DTC-400 Slim des deutschen Herstellers MINOX erfrischt mit einer praktisch flachen Form (2,7 cm Tiefe) und einem in die Länge gezogenen Volumen, das sich gut an die Form eines Baumstammes anschmiegt. Bei der Konzeption hat MINOX merklich Wert auf eine einfache und komfortable Bedienbarkeit gelegt.