Choosing the right accessories for your binocular can be an overwhelming process, but it doesn't have to be - this guide is designed to simplify the accessories purchasing process as much as possible.
Just starting out in binocular astronomy? Here are the accessories that we recommend:
Every amateur astronomer should own a Planisphere, the simplest for of star chart. Essential for finding your way around the night sky.
If you're looking for more detail than a planisphere can provide, take a look at the DeepMap 600 star chart - it showcases 600 of the finest celestial objects.
The most basic binocular accessory...
- Virtually every binocular of 70mm and smaller aperture requires an L-adapter to connect to a tripod. This is one accessory that should be in every binocular observer's stable.
Recommended accessories for our 70mm to 80mm binoculars:
Having trouble aiming your binocular? Consider purchasing an inexpensive Red Dot Finder.
If you own our 70mm or 80mm LW designs, the Deluxe Case upgrade is worth the cost.
Recommended accessories for our 100mm to 110mm binoculars:
Dirty Optics? Consider the following cleaning products specifically designed for your binocular...
If you purchased your binocular from Garrett Optical, you received a Lenspen Original cleaning device free of charge.
The Lenspen Mini Pro II has a smaller tip for easier cleaning of small lenses (such as binocular eyepieces).
Recommended accessories for our binocular telescopes - In addition to a good finder and a set of filters, we recommend several affordable lines of 1.25-inch eyepieces for expanding your magnification range:
Our affordable SuperWide Angle (SWA) eyepieces feature a 70° field and are available in 15mm and 20mm focal lengths.
Our FMC Plossl eyepieces are the most affordable eyepieces we sell, and the 40mm models will provide the largest true field of view available in a 1.25-inch focuser. Please feel free to contact us if you need any advice choosing the right accessories for your binocular.