Our NEW telescope line-up is here click or details
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NEW EYESHIELD to fit most makes and models of binocular and telescopes
NEW Visionary STARLA 80 - click here
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Video digiscoping on DigiscopeDiary click here
Olivon T84Edo reviewed on DigiscopeDiary click here
Instructional video clips please click here
Visionary FieldTracker reviewed in Birdwatching magazine
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Welcome to Optical Hardware:
"one of the best sources in the UK for binoculars, telescopes,
optical equipment and accessories"
Optical Hardware are manufacturers and distributors of a wide range of optical products including astronomical and birdwatching binoculars, compact binoculars, astronomical and spotting telescopes, monoculars, magnifiers, eyepieces, tripods and supports. We also supply optical instruments and accessories and a large selection of digiscoping accessories.
If you are a new visitor to this site, click here to find out about us and how to use this site.
We have 4 main brands in our portfolio of which we hold large UK stocks .
We also manufacture productus to special and OEM requirements.
Visionary, illusion and Ostara are trade marks of Optical Hardware Ltd, and these brands are manufactured and distributed by Optical Hardware Ltd.
Olivon is a trade mark of Olivon international, and Olivon products are distributed in the UK and Eire by Optical Hardware Ltd
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Visionary - Popular binoculars and telescopes, retail prices from around
Olivon - High quality Olivon telescopes, Olivon binoculars and Olivon tripods. Retail prices
up to around £1,200
Optical Hardware OSTARA - Specialist binoculars, telescopes, accessories and equipment.
Retail prices up to around £ 2,500 plus special design and build.
Illusion - binoculars and telescopes up to around £ 400, these are supplied
unbranded for client logo requirement.
Optical Hardware does not supply direct to the public however
we have many dealers and stockists throughout the UK, click here to find your local dealer.
GOT A QUESTION ? FREQUENTLY asked QUESTIONS, click here
Frequently asked Questions about Digiscoping, click here
NEW - instructional video clips please click here
NEW - Video digiscoping on DigiscopeDiary click here
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* For information about servicing and repairs please click here
* Size and weights of our products ; please click here
* Find out more about digiscoping ; please click here
*Most of your questions have already been answered,
FAQ's please click here
* For technical information please click here
* Or if you want lots of technical information please click here
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* For a detailed discussion about our business model please click here
* For Frequently asked questions about Digiscoping please click here
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