The Maven C.1 10x42 is a solid, high-quality binocular from one of the world's newest premier optics manufacturers.  All optics from Gear Shack are in excellent condition and have clear glass - guaranteed.


**Includes Stone Glacier Skyline Bino Harness at no additional charge**

**Add Rangefinder Pocket and Bear Spray Holster if Desired**


Best Use: Hunting, birding


MSRP:  $350.00


From Maven:

Named one of the “10 Best Binoculars of the Year” by Field and Stream and winner of the Outdoor Life “Great Buy Award,” the C.1 is our recommended versatile mid-level optic for hunting, birding, and general-purpose wildlife viewing.

Dependable, solid, and powerful - this is the hallmark of the C Series. This series represents our mid-range line of optics, designed to fit your specific needs, delivered for a fraction of comparable binoculars’ costs. Our modern sportsman inspired designs paired with the best available materials and state of the art technology create an uncompromising optic.




 Magnification 8x 10x 12x
Obj. lens diameter 42mm 42mm 42mm
Exit pupil 5.25mm 4.2mm 3.5mm
FOV 6.5°
Apparent FOV (FOV x Power) 52° 60° 60°
Field of view (ft/1000 yds) 341 314 262
Brightness 27.6 17.6 12.3
Light transmission (%) 90% 89% 89%
Twilight factor 18.3 20.5 22.4
Multi Position Eyecups Y/N Yes Yes Yes
Eye relief 19.5mm 16mm 15mm
Near focus 5.9ft 5.9ft 5.9ft
Eye width adjustment 58~72mm 58~72mm 58~72mm
Dimension WxHxD 5x5.7x2 5x5.7x3 5x5.7x4
Weight 24 oz 24.5 oz 24.5 oz
Lens constr. obj. 3 groups 4 elements (ED) 3 groups 4 elements (ED) 3 groups 4 elements (ED)
Lens constr. ocular 3 groups 4 elements 3 groups 4 elements 3 groups 5 elements
Prisms type Schmidt-Pechan Schmidt-Pechan Schmidt-Pechan
Prism reflective coating type Dielectric coating Dielectric coating Dielectric coating
ED glass Yes Yes Yes
Lens coating Scratch and Oil Resistant Scratch and Oil Resistant Scratch and Oil Resistant
Diopter correction (dpt) +/-3 +/-3 +/-4
Pressure tested to what pressure 1m for 5 min. (IPX6) 1m for 5 min. (IPX6) 1m for 5 min. (IPX6)
Storage temperature -40°~158°F -40°~158°F -40°~158°F
Functional temperature -13°~140°F -13°~140°F -13°~140°F
Frame material Polymer Polymer Polymer
Internal gas purged Nitrogen Nitrogen Nitrogen
Tripod Adaptable Y/N Yes Yes Yes
Origin Japanese and Chinese components assembled in the Philippines Japanese and Chinese components assembled in the Philippines Japanese and Chinese components assembled in the Philippines

Maven C.1 10x42 Binoculars

  • Weight:  1lb 8.5oz


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