Nikon is one of the world’s leading optic makers. The Monarch 3 is an entry level sports and hunting binoculars and is considered best in class. Whether hunting deer or bird watching, the Monarch 3 provides sharp images and powerful magnification. The Monarch 3 has 8.5 x 42mm lenses and is also available with a more powerful magnification: 10 x 42mm lenses and 12 x 42mm lenses. The Monarch 3 is made of Polycarbonate designed to be waterproof and rugged while absorbing dings and drops. In addition to be fog proof, all lenses are multi-coated with anti-reflective coatings. This binocular is manual focus.