The 18×50 IS is threaded to accept 58mm filters, which is convenient for using polarizers around water, but it also means that during extremely bright or humid conditions you can use a pair of 58mm lens hoods to help shield the objective lenses from dew and stray light (and thus improve contrast).
- Image Stabilizer counteracts hand tremors for ±0.7° movement in all directions
- Field-flattening lens improves edge-to-edge sharpness
- UD Ultra-low dispersion glass element
- Remarkable close focus distance of 19.7′ (6 m) for a 18x power binocular
- Eye relief of 15mm is sufficient for most users
- Accepts 58mm filters & lens hoods
- Standard 1/4″-20 threaded tripod socket upon bottom of housing
- Backed by Canon USA’s 3-year warranty
The Canon 18×50 are high-power binoculars with Image Stabilizer and all-weather design. Designed for professionals and uncompromising enthusiasts, this high-magnification binoculars incorporate innovative technologies that set a new standard of performance.
The 18x50IS AW is unique among high- magnification binoculars because they incorporate Canon remarkable Optical Image Stabilizer technology. Proven highly effective in Canon video camcorders and professional lenses, this revolutionary system employs a novel Vari-Angle Prism that instantly and continuously makes adjustments to maintain a steady image.
With Canon Optical Image Stabilizer, you can enjoy the resolving power of these binoculars without a tripod. You can even use them from within moving vehicles. Their shake-free performance not only enhances your ability to view fine detail but also reduces eye strain and fatigue.
The IS series feature eyepiece lenses with a unique Doublet Field Flattener, which dramatically reduces curvature of field. As a result, there is none of the image distortion and blurring at the periphery typical of high-magnification binoculars.
This advanced design also results in long eye relief, which enables eyeglass wearers to view the entire field without vignetting.
Canon superior optical engineering also provides unusually wide apparent field-of view. This is particularly important in high-magnification binoculars as it makes it easier to locate your desired subject.
Take a more detailed look into the Canon 18×50 IS All Weather
Get 18x closer with superb Canon quality
Superb quality, high power binoculars with 18x magnification and Canon precision optics featuring an Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) lens element to reduce chromatic aberration and the Super Spectra lens coating that delivers vivid, high contrast view with accurate colours.
Built to withstand harsh weather conditions
Enjoy excellent viewing in harsh weather conditions thanks to weather resistance to JIS 4 specification. The rugged build quality features a rubber finish to withstand the harshest conditions, making these binoculars ideal for heavy-duty use.
Super steady bright view
Enjoy remarkably steady images thanks to Canon’s Image Stabilizer (IS) technology, which counteracts a wide range of different types of shake and movement when viewing hand-held, or from moving vehicles or boats. These bright binoculars feature a large diameter 50mm front optic for a bright field-of-view.
Spot your subject easily with beautiful wide field of view
Spot your subject easily and experience a beautiful 60.3° apparent wide field of view with clear, flat, low distortion from edge to edge thanks to the porro II prism optics and doublet field flattener element.
Rugged but with simplicity and comfort
Designed for comfortable operation over long periods of use, even when wearing sunglasses or prescription glasses, thanks to adjustable eyepieces with 15.0mm long eye relief that minimises ‘tunnel effect’.