How to maintain binoculars
Hawke binoculars are precision optical instruments and with the correct care and maintenance can provide years of unparalleled service.
Storage : When not in use
- Keep lens covers on.
- Store your binocular in the protective carry case in a moisture-free environment.
Remove Dirt & DebrisIt is imperative you first remove any small dirt particles from the lenses before using a cloth. Use either a lens blower or very fine brush.
Cleaning the LensesGently rub the lens with the lens cloth that comes with your binocular, or a similar soft, lintless cloth.
Cleaning the BodyIt’s recommended to first remove any small particles or dirt using a blower or very fine brush. To remove stubborn dirt or grease, add one or two drops of isopropyl alcohol to the cloth.
- Do not use any household glass or cleaning products. Abrasive solutions can damage the lenses.
- Never attempt to clean your binocular internally or try to take it apart.
Any attempt to open your binoculars will invalidate your warranty and could cause irreparable damage.