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Polaris Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular Review

Outdoor enthusiasts only deserve the best when it comes to outdoor gear. Good thing monocular scopes that push the limit such as this one have been manufactured to meet the needs of the best of the best.


  • 12×50 magnification
  • Durable case armor and tripod
  • Waterproof and fog proof
  • Bright and clear view


With a 12×50 magnification and objective view, objects are magnified by as much as twelve times. This is coupled with a 50mm lens that ensures that you have a better and brighter range of vision. The Polaris Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular is one of the most powerful monoculars you can find on the market today.

This scope is all about power, efficiency, and reliability. You will definitely be able to clearly view your trail up ahead, the bird you have been preying on or anyone coming your way from far away as it is sure to give you bright and super clear images through its high-powered lens that will become your favouite tool when it comes to your outdoor adventures.

To complement its power and efficiency it is encased in durable armor exterior that is resilient against shock and scratches. You can definitely manhandle this scope without fear of having it easily broken.

This is perfect for people who are climbers or hikers who scale challenging and difficult trails where the danger of having falling tools is real. That is why it is important that your tools, especially those that could break, like lenses, are equipped with the right protection such as durable armor enclosing cases that can save it from impact in case it falls or is crushed by the weight of something falling on it.

Also, the Polaris Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular comes ready with an equally durable tripod that provides you with a steady hold so that your high powered device is on a secured platform and so that your arms do not tire while trying to hold up the scope, especially for prolonged viewing such as when scanning an area for any changes.

If you are not going to use the tripod, the external armor of the device keeps it from slipping with a secure slip-free grip to prevent accidental drops from an insecure hold or if you are holding your device while wet or moist.

And speaking of wetness and moisture, the Polaris Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular is also waterproof and fog proof so that you can use it even during the rainiest or weathers without having to worry about water or moisture damage.

Aside from its sheer resistance against water and moisture, it is also resistant against dust and debris as the enclosed armor effectively keeps it out so that your device is protected from damage. This means that whether you are out in the pouring rain or out on the sandy dessert, or beside a dusty highway, this scope will stay protected from damage.

You get a powerful device that is durable to boot, and you will definitely get to enjoy it for a long time because of its durable built.

Among its many awesome features, the Polaris Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular mainly boasts of its optics. The manufacturers promise you not only the brightest but also the clearest view that you could find among any monocular that is manufactured these days.

So if you are a wildlife enthusiast, such as a bird watcher, you can be assured of the best view that you could possibly get of the magnificent creatures that you would like to observe.

It also comes with other essential accessories to make your viewing experience as pleasant as possible. Aside from the tripod, it also comes with its own nylon mesh carrying case to keep it extra safe and easy to carry around with you even if you don’t have a pack.

It also comes with its own non-abrasive microfiber lens cloth for cleaning to make sure that your view is as clear as possible and that your lens is cleaned safely.


There were several complaints about the assembly of this product. Some of the previous users complained that the device just simply fell apart for no apparent reason after just several months of use.

You may say that the device is prone to defective manufacturing at certain times, although you can easily arrange this with the manufacturer and demand a new product as a replacement.


If you want the clearest, the brightest, the most powerful, and the heaviest duty monocular there is out there, you are already looking at it. The performance and the clarity are simply unmatched in the Polaris Optics Explorer High Powered 12X50 Monocular.

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