APC PM 42 Full Black

Stabilized PM binoculars


The innovative STABILIZED APC PM 42 redefines the quality and accuracy of your observations. Just as light and compact as conventional 42mm roof prism binoculars, perfectly stable. Allowing its user to find an object quicker, to capture more details, to make better determination
and faster decision. The STABILIZED APC PM 42 brings the very highest level of stabilistation capacity without wobbling or floating vision.

The instrument is designed for making precision observation from most unstable platforms as helicopters, moving vehiclesand boats. The gyro sensors detect and correct for smallest vibration as well as large slow frequency movement without the use of electro motors. This makes the STABILIZED APC PM 42 ’s stabilistion system act faster and more accurate than any other stabilized instrument in the market, and makes it benefit from a battery autonomy that is ten to fifty times longer as in conventional systems.



The STABILIZED APC PM 42 has a shock absorbing silicone armoring, that allows attaching of every loose part such the battery covers or lens protection covers. The durable rubber fold down eyecup allows comfortable viewing and minimizes lateral light entry.



With a weight of 720 and 735 grams the instrument is lighter than most convential binoculars. The innovative stabilsation system and optical system are engineered so that the STABILIZED APC PM 42 is the lightest and smalles sized >40mm stabiliser binocular ever made.


The STABILIZED APC PM 42 is fully waterproof. The optical system and electronics are sealed to result in an IPX 7 waterproof rating. It can handle any kind of rain shower and can even be submerged to 1 meter depth for a maximum of 30 minutes. The system is nitrogen gas filled which prevents internal fogging.



The stabilisation capacity of the STABILIZED APC PM 42 goes beyond the suppression of image vibrations caused by wind or hand trembling. Its stabilisation capacity is 2x to 3x larger than that of other consumer stabilisers binoculars. STABILIZED APC PM 42 stabilized binoculars have a millitary grade capacity stabilisation system that allows stable viewing from driving vehicles, boats, aircrafts and other unstable platforms. Other systems with higher degrees of capacity are slow and result in slow floating and wobbling views. The STABILIZED APC PM 42 brings the best combination between high stabilizing capacity and precision, as experienced by millitary, law enforcement and safety operators worldwide. déplacement, bateaux, avions, hélicoptères et autres plates-formes instables.



Each of the STABILIZED APC PM 42’s 2 battery box hold 2 standard AA bateries. One battery box contains 2 functional AA batteries that will run for 60 hours. The other box contains 2 spare AA batteries. After the first 60 hours, simply switch be batteries and continue for another 60 hours.
Intelligent features such as the KITE APC system (angle power control) will put the stabilizing electronics in sleep mode when the instrument is in a vertical postion by more than 60° down from horizontal (hanging from the neck or standing on a surface) , and automatically activate the unit when you start observing again. This results in a huge increase of battery life and user comfort. And regardless of its position (rest or active), after 90 mintues the instrument will automatically shut down for complete energy saving. The system also provides indication of low batteries.


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12x42 16x42
Magnification 12x 16x
Objective lens diameter (mm) 42 42
Exit pupil (mm) 3.5 2.62
Min. close focus (m) 4 4
Field of view (m/1000m) 67 68
Field of view (degrees) 3.85 3.9
eye relief (mm) 17 14
interpupillary distance (mm) 74-54 74-54
Height (mm) 184 184
max width (mm) 128 128
min width folded (mm) 128 128
Weight (g) 825 (no battery) 825 (no battery)
Twilight factor 22.4 25.9
dioptric compensation (+/-) 3 3
waterproof IPX7 IPX7
gas filled yes yes
functional temperature -20°C / 55°C -20°C / 55°C
light transmisson (%) NC NC
warranty (years)* 10 10
* warranty electronics (years) 2 2
stabilisation correction angle (degrees) 2 2
battery life (hours) 120 (including use of the internal spare battery) 120 (including use of the internal spare battery)
angle power control (APC) yes yes
sleep timer (minutes) yes (90) yes (90)
low battery indicator yes yes
batteries (not included) 2x AA ( + 2xAA spare battery) 2x AA ( + 2xAA spare battery)
code K283865 K283896

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